Period
to 18 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 522 484
Rank change year-on-year +32 -38 +79
Permanent jobs citing SSH 32 36 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.67% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 109
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,625 £65,500
England median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -5.76%

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 4,429 5,342 7,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.62% 17.56% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,486 4,258 5,966
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,075 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 +33 25 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Berkshire +12 18 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Buckinghamshire - 4 £26,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Hampshire -14 2 £43,500 +8.75%
Middlesex - 2 £50,500 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +21 1 - -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
3 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (46.88%) Python
5 14 (43.75%) Unix
5 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (43.75%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (37.50%) DevOps
6 12 (37.50%) Java
7 11 (34.38%) CentOS
8 9 (28.13%) Open Source
8 9 (28.13%) MySQL
8 9 (28.13%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
9 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) SSL
9 8 (25.00%) Big Data
10 7 (21.88%) nginx
10 7 (21.88%) Open Source Development
10 7 (21.88%) Debian
11 6 (18.75%) VPN
11 6 (18.75%) DNS
11 6 (18.75%) PHP
11 6 (18.75%) Cisco
12 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.63%) Juniper
12 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.63%) Windows
12 5 (15.63%) LDAP

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 7 (21.88%) nginx
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) npm
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Datadog
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) SSL
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) FTP
5 4 (12.50%) IPsec
5 4 (12.50%) SMTP
6 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.38%) OpenVPN
7 2 (6.25%) BGP
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) HTTP
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security
7 2 (6.25%) SNMP
7 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) Big Data
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.38%) Redis
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.13%) Emacs
4 1 (3.13%) Grunt
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Open Source Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.50%) Junior
4 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) LDAP
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) CSS3
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
2 4 (12.50%) Laravel
2 4 (12.50%) Sass
2 4 (12.50%) Silex
3 3 (9.38%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (6.25%) PHP-FPM
4 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.13%) CGI
5 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.13%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.13%) PACS
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Unix
3 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (34.38%) CentOS
5 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
6 7 (21.88%) Debian
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) Open Source
3 7 (21.88%) Open Source Development
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics
5 4 (12.50%) Statistics
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) ISMS
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) OWASP
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
2 15 (46.88%) Python
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Go
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) CEH
4 3 (9.38%) CISM
4 3 (9.38%) GIAC
5 2 (6.25%) RHCE
5 2 (6.25%) RHCSA
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) CCSP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) iptables
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) LXC
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Postfix
3 1 (3.13%) Squid
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) cPanel
3 2 (6.25%) Fail2ban
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Plesk
4 1 (3.13%) Grafana
4 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.13%) Kibana
4 1 (3.13%) logstash
4 1 (3.13%) Marathon
4 1 (3.13%) Mesos
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) SELinux
4 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Juniper
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Lets Encrypt
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.13%) Stonesoft
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas