Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 422 293 491
Rank change year-on-year -129 +198 +3
Permanent jobs citing SSH 37 14 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 0.81% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 21
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,950 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,313 £35,938 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.91% +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £56,250 £77,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,375 " £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% +2.84%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,543 1,739 4,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.81% 19.71% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 1,420 3,337
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,525 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,000 £61,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in the South East

SSH
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSH in the South East.

Salary trend for SSH in the South East

SSH
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSH in the South East over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for SSH in the South East

SSH
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Thames Valley -70 25 £53,750 -18.87%
Berkshire -42 23 £51,250 -6.82%
Kent -39 6 £38,500 +2.67% 3
Hampshire -115 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire -33 1 £45,000 -21.74%
Buckinghamshire -58 1 £72,500 +31.82%
Surrey -60 1 £47,500 -36.67% 2
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for SSH.

1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
3 23 (62.16%) Finance
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (56.76%) Python
4 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
4 21 (56.76%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
5 19 (51.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (51.35%) Scrum
6 18 (48.65%) Ubuntu
7 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
7 17 (45.95%) Debian
7 17 (45.95%) Integration Testing
7 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
7 17 (45.95%) C++
7 17 (45.95%) Configuration Management
7 17 (45.95%) CentOS
7 17 (45.95%) Software Architecture
7 17 (45.95%) Rapid Prototyping
7 17 (45.95%) Open Source
7 17 (45.95%) Ansible
7 17 (45.95%) Coaching
7 17 (45.95%) Prototyping
8 9 (24.32%) FTP
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) XML

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) SaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Serverless
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) FTP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) BGP
4 3 (8.11%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) OSPF
4 3 (8.11%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) IPsec
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) SMTP
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) X.509
6 1 (2.70%) Multicast
6 1 (2.70%) SCTP
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Postman
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Cypress.io
2 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Social Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Architect
1 17 (45.95%) Data Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.81%) Programmer
3 4 (10.81%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.81%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) EDIFACT
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 4 (10.81%) JSON
2 4 (10.81%) RESTful
3 3 (8.11%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.41%) Jest
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) iSeries
1 4 (10.81%) Legacy Systems
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (48.65%) Ubuntu
4 17 (45.95%) CentOS
4 17 (45.95%) Debian
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Unix
7 2 (5.41%) Solaris
7 2 (5.41%) SUSE
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (56.76%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) Coaching
3 17 (45.95%) Configuration Management
3 17 (45.95%) Integration Testing
3 17 (45.95%) Open Source
3 17 (45.95%) Prototyping
3 17 (45.95%) Rapid Prototyping
3 17 (45.95%) Software Architecture
3 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) B2B
5 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.51%) Storage Management
6 4 (10.81%) API Development
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
7 3 (8.11%) Data Security
7 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
3 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
3 21 (56.76%) Python
4 17 (45.95%) C++
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.81%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 4 (10.81%) RPG
7 4 (10.81%) RPG IV
7 4 (10.81%) RPG/400
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) OpenSSH
3 2 (5.41%) NFS
3 2 (5.41%) Veritas File System
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Snort
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Ansible
2 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Zend
5 3 (8.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) Veritas
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm