Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 412 654 691
Rank change year-on-year +242 +37 +37
Permanent jobs citing SSH 60 66 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 0.93% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 105
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +14.58% -7.25%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,375 £32,200
90th Percentile £92,250 £89,500 £69,790
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -

SSH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,609 7,079 9,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.21% 12.97% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,159 5,793 7,552
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,000 £28,750 £30,025
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,809 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.16% -1.45% +5.56%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in London

SSH
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSH in London.

Salary trend for SSH in London

SSH
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSH in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SSH in London

SSH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +155 15 £52,500 +31.25% 3
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 52 (86.67%) Linux
2 34 (56.67%) Python
3 33 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 31 (51.67%) Windows
5 30 (50.00%) AWS
6 22 (36.67%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (33.33%) DevOps
9 18 (30.00%) FTP
10 16 (26.67%) HTTP
10 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 16 (26.67%) PHP
11 14 (23.33%) Oracle
11 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
11 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
11 14 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (21.67%) Terraform
12 13 (21.67%) IBM
12 13 (21.67%) Middleware
13 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (20.00%) System Testing
13 12 (20.00%) Grafana
13 12 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (18.33%) Kubernetes
14 11 (18.33%) WebSphere

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
3 10 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (6.67%) Fireworks
1 4 (6.67%) Inkscape
1 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.00%) AWS
2 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (18.33%) Azure
4 10 (16.67%) Datadog
5 8 (13.33%) IaaS
5 8 (13.33%) Office 365
6 6 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (8.33%) Amazon S3
8 4 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (6.67%) GitHub
8 4 (6.67%) Serverless
8 4 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (3.33%) GCP
9 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.67%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (1.67%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (30.00%) FTP
3 16 (26.67%) HTTP
4 11 (18.33%) DNS
4 11 (18.33%) HTTPS
5 7 (11.67%) SMTP
6 5 (8.33%) SSL
7 4 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (6.67%) Kerberos
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (3.33%) AMQP
8 2 (3.33%) DSL
8 2 (3.33%) IPsec
8 2 (3.33%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.67%) DMZ
9 1 (1.67%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (1.67%) HSRP
9 1 (1.67%) Internet
9 1 (1.67%) Multicast
9 1 (1.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Big Data
1 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQLite
5 2 (3.33%) Redis
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.67%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.67%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) eggPlant
1 10 (16.67%) GitLab
1 10 (16.67%) JIRA
1 10 (16.67%) Locust
2 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Subversion
4 4 (6.67%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) OllyDbg
4 4 (6.67%) WinDbg
5 2 (3.33%) Grunt
5 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.33%) webpack
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) gulp
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Redmine
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Advertising
3 6 (10.00%) Back Office
4 5 (8.33%) Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Games
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Administrator
4 10 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Middleware Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) AWS Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Middleware
2 6 (10.00%) Node.js
2 6 (10.00%) React
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) LDAP
4 4 (6.67%) jQuery
4 4 (6.67%) OAuth
4 4 (6.67%) OpenID
4 4 (6.67%) SAML
5 3 (5.00%) HTML
5 3 (5.00%) HTML5
5 3 (5.00%) LAMP
5 3 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) Preactjs
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.33%) Velocity
6 2 (3.33%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) WebSockets
6 2 (3.33%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
4 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Media Streaming
5 2 (3.33%) Music Streaming
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.67%) Eurex
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (86.67%) Linux
2 31 (51.67%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (18.33%) Unix
5 9 (15.00%) CentOS
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) DevOps
3 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (20.00%) System Testing
3 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 7 (11.67%) Open Source
5 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) OOP
7 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (6.67%) Network Design
8 4 (6.67%) Non-Blocking Code
8 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) Python
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (26.67%) PHP
3 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 10 (16.67%) C#
6 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.00%) Perl
8 5 (8.33%) C
8 5 (8.33%) C++
8 5 (8.33%) SQL
8 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
9 4 (6.67%) Korn
10 2 (3.33%) Groovy
10 2 (3.33%) PHP 5
10 2 (3.33%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.67%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.67%) C-shell
11 1 (1.67%) Go
11 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.33%) RHCE
3 2 (3.33%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.67%) CCIE
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) BIND 9
5 1 (1.67%) LXC
5 1 (1.67%) Squid
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Terraform
2 12 (20.00%) Grafana
3 11 (18.33%) Kubernetes
4 10 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 6 (10.00%) Ansible
6 3 (5.00%) Puppet
7 2 (3.33%) Munin
7 2 (3.33%) Nagios
7 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.67%) Icinga
8 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) IBM
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) LogicMonitor
5 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) Centreon
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.67%) Patsystems
7 1 (1.67%) Solarflare
7 1 (1.67%) Synology
7 1 (1.67%) Trayport
7 1 (1.67%) Veeam
7 1 (1.67%) Zerto