The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
England / South West
Rank 215 242 251
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 25 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.24% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 1.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 2
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,900 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 792 1155 974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.57% 19.75% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 602 965 833
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SSH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in the South West

SSH
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SSH in the South West

SSH
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SSH in the South West

SSH
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 11 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Wiltshire +16 7 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Gloucestershire +2 5 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Devon -4 1 £50,000 +100.00%
Cornwall - 1 £42,500 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SSH.

1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) VPN
3 20 (46.51%) HTTPS
4 18 (41.86%) Finance
5 16 (37.21%) HTTP
5 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 16 (37.21%) SOAP
5 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
6 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (34.88%) Kanban
6 15 (34.88%) Test Management
6 15 (34.88%) BDD
6 15 (34.88%) REST
6 15 (34.88%) Gherkin
6 15 (34.88%) Data Transformation
6 15 (34.88%) Zephyr
6 15 (34.88%) Defect Management
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) HP
6 15 (34.88%) ISEB
6 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
6 15 (34.88%) JIRA
7 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
7 14 (32.56%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (30.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (30.23%) Network Architecture
8 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (16.28%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) Drupal
3 3 (6.98%) WordPress
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) VPN
2 20 (46.51%) HTTPS
3 16 (37.21%) HTTP
4 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
5 13 (30.23%) MPLS
5 13 (30.23%) SMTP
5 13 (30.23%) Telnet
5 13 (30.23%) WAN
6 12 (27.91%) IP Telephony
7 9 (20.93%) Firewall
7 9 (20.93%) SSL
8 7 (16.28%) IPsec
9 6 (13.95%) FTP
9 6 (13.95%) tcpdump
9 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.65%) DHCP
10 2 (4.65%) DNS
10 2 (4.65%) LDAP
11 1 (2.33%) ADSL
11 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 15 (34.88%) JIRA
2 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (34.88%) Zephyr
3 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (18.60%) Bitbucket
3 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.60%) Maven
3 8 (18.60%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Appium
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
3 11 (25.58%) Marketing
4 10 (23.26%) Electronics
4 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.63%) Retail
6 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
1 9 (20.93%) Tester
2 6 (13.95%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Manual Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.98%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Network Support
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Support
7 1 (2.33%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) SOAP
1 16 (37.21%) Web Services
2 15 (34.88%) Gherkin
2 15 (34.88%) REST
3 11 (25.58%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) CSS3
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) LESS
5 3 (6.98%) Sass
5 3 (6.98%) Three.js
5 3 (6.98%) WebGL
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) LAMP
7 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) DOM
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Fedora
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (34.88%) BDD
1 15 (34.88%) Data Transformation
1 15 (34.88%) Defect Management
1 15 (34.88%) Kanban
1 15 (34.88%) Scrum
1 15 (34.88%) Test Management
2 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
2 13 (30.23%) Network Architecture
2 13 (30.23%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
4 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.95%) Coaching
5 6 (13.95%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 6 (13.95%) Network Packet Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Ruby
3 8 (18.60%) XPath
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
1 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
2 13 (30.23%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) NFS
2 1 (2.33%) Samba
2 1 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) HP
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 11 (25.58%) SAP
5 7 (16.28%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) FireEye
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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