Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 477 509 522
Rank change year-on-year +32 +13 -4
Permanent jobs citing SSH 27 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.088% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.55% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 12
South East median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £40,250 £30,525
90th Percentile £68,700 £65,000 £54,763
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +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 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 4,257 4,732 5,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.37% 15.98% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,245 3,740 4,196
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,100 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +5.56% -

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSH as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSH in the South East.

Salary trend for SSH in the South East

SSH
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +29 20 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Berkshire +9 14 £47,500 -9.52% 1
West Sussex +2 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +27 3 £61,500 -5.38%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Surrey +31 1 £30,000 - 1
Hampshire +12 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £30,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Python
3 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
4 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 12 (44.44%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) MySQL
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 10 (37.04%) C++
6 10 (37.04%) Debian
6 10 (37.04%) CentOS
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Network Security
7 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) PHP
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) Apache
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (18.52%) AWS
10 5 (18.52%) Open Source
10 5 (18.52%) F5
10 5 (18.52%) Laravel
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
10 5 (18.52%) Finance

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 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (11.11%) Datadog
2 3 (11.11%) npm
3 1 (3.70%) Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
1 8 (29.63%) Network Security
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) BGP
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (18.52%) MPLS
3 5 (18.52%) RS-232
3 5 (18.52%) RS-485
3 5 (18.52%) SSL
3 5 (18.52%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (14.81%) DMVPN
4 4 (14.81%) DSLAM
4 4 (14.81%) EIGRP
4 4 (14.81%) HSRP
4 4 (14.81%) VRRP
4 4 (14.81%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.11%) git-flow
3 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.41%) GitLab
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Open Source Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (7.41%) Python Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) Laravel
2 5 (18.52%) React Native
2 5 (18.52%) X-Windows
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) Ajax
4 3 (11.11%) Apache NiFi
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) Sass
4 3 (11.11%) Silex
5 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) Redux
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Yii
6 1 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) CAN bus
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.81%) IVR
3 3 (11.11%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Unix
3 10 (37.04%) CentOS
3 10 (37.04%) Debian
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) Android
5 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (14.81%) Physics
5 3 (11.11%) API Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
1 13 (48.15%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) PHP 7
8 1 (3.70%) Java 8
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) iptables
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (14.81%) SELinux
1 4 (14.81%) vCenter Server
1 4 (14.81%) vMotion
2 3 (11.11%) Ambari
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.70%) systemd
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) F5
2 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat