The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 811 806
Rank change year-on-year +93 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 140 143 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 113 114 140
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SSH
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SSH in the UK

SSH
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSH over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SSH in the UK

SSH
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +103 136 £45,000 - 32
London +71 51 £50,750 +6.84% 13
South East +47 33 £45,000 +2.85% 6
South West +39 25 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Berkshire +31 18 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Bristol +15 11 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Reading +25 10 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 9 - - 1
East of England +13 9 £60,000 +22.44% 2
Surrey +55 8 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Wiltshire +23 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Swindon +16 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridge - 6 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands +44 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 5 - -
Gloucestershire +7 5 £43,500 -3.33% 1
North West - 4 £35,750 -
Glasgow - 4 £32,250 -
Scotland - 4 £24,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Derby - 4 - - 1
City of London +32 3 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Guildford +29 3 £46,500 +3.33%
Hertfordshire +6 3 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Borehamwood - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +26 2 - - 2
Newbury +13 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £51,625 +0.73%

SSH
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for SSH.

1 181 (62.41%) Linux
2 120 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 96 (33.10%) Windows
4 93 (32.07%) DNS
5 83 (28.62%) Firewall
6 79 (27.24%) VPN
6 79 (27.24%) Unix
7 78 (26.90%) WAN
8 76 (26.21%) HTTP
9 74 (25.52%) MySQL
10 71 (24.48%) Apache
11 67 (23.10%) Python
11 67 (23.10%) LAN
12 62 (21.38%) SQL
12 62 (21.38%) Git (software)
13 61 (21.03%) Bash Shell
14 58 (20.00%) Finance
14 58 (20.00%) FTP
15 56 (19.31%) Nagios
16 54 (18.62%) Cisco
17 53 (18.28%) SSL
17 53 (18.28%) HP
18 52 (17.93%) Microsoft
18 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
19 49 (16.90%) PHP
19 49 (16.90%) VMware
19 49 (16.90%) Degree
20 48 (16.55%) Linux Command Line
21 46 (15.86%) SMTP
22 45 (15.52%) Tomcat

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 71 (24.48%) Apache
2 45 (15.52%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.00%) IIS
4 12 (4.14%) WordPress
5 10 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.10%) nginx
6 9 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.41%) JBoss
9 6 (2.07%) ArcGIS
9 6 (2.07%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 5 (1.72%) Moodle
10 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.03%) Confluence
11 3 (1.03%) GeoServer
11 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (4.48%) MS Excel
1 13 (4.48%) MS Office
2 7 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) GIMP
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) BASE24
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (2.76%) GitHub
5 6 (2.07%) G Suite
6 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.38%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.38%) IaaS
7 4 (1.38%) SaaS
8 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.69%) Office 365
9 2 (0.69%) Slack
10 1 (0.34%) PaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 93 (32.07%) DNS
3 83 (28.62%) Firewall
4 79 (27.24%) VPN
5 78 (26.90%) WAN
6 76 (26.21%) HTTP
7 67 (23.10%) LAN
8 58 (20.00%) FTP
9 53 (18.28%) SSL
10 46 (15.86%) SMTP
11 43 (14.83%) LDAP
12 41 (14.14%) Internet
12 41 (14.14%) SAN
13 39 (13.45%) HTTPS
14 36 (12.41%) IPsec
15 26 (8.97%) DHCP
16 25 (8.62%) MPLS
16 25 (8.62%) SNMP
17 24 (8.28%) OSPF
18 23 (7.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (25.52%) MySQL
2 33 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (11.03%) SQL Server
4 18 (6.21%) DB2
4 18 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.07%) QGIS
9 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.03%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.69%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.38%) JIRA
3 21 (7.24%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.52%) Zephyr
6 11 (3.79%) Vagrant
7 10 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.45%) Maven
8 9 (3.10%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.76%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.41%) Grunt
10 7 (2.41%) Subversion
11 6 (2.07%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.38%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.38%) Protractor
12 4 (1.38%) Selenium
13 3 (1.03%) gulp
13 3 (1.03%) Sublime Text
14 2 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 58 (20.00%) Finance
2 39 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.31%) Marketing
4 19 (6.55%) Banking
5 16 (5.52%) Electronics
5 16 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.45%) Retail
7 7 (2.41%) French Language
7 7 (2.41%) German Language
7 7 (2.41%) Portuguese Language
7 7 (2.41%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.72%) Advertising
8 5 (1.72%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.03%) Games
10 2 (0.69%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (20.34%) Developer
2 41 (14.14%) Administrator
3 31 (10.69%) Network Engineer
4 26 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
4 26 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (8.97%) Unix Engineer
5 24 (8.28%) Analyst
6 23 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.24%) Linux Administrator
8 20 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.52%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 15 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.17%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (4.83%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.14%) Technical Support
14 11 (3.79%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.79%) Web Services
2 37 (12.76%) HTML
3 33 (11.38%) CSS
4 30 (10.34%) LAMP
5 24 (8.28%) SOAP
6 21 (7.24%) CSS3
6 21 (7.24%) HTML5
7 20 (6.90%) REST
8 17 (5.86%) jQuery
9 16 (5.52%) Ajax
9 16 (5.52%) XML
10 15 (5.17%) Gherkin
11 13 (4.48%) Sass
12 10 (3.45%) .NET
12 10 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (3.45%) RESTful
12 10 (3.45%) Sensu
13 8 (2.76%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.76%) Leaflet
14 7 (2.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.55%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (12.41%) Data Centre
3 28 (9.66%) Computer Science
4 27 (9.31%) PKI
5 24 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.52%) Replication
7 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.41%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.72%) iPhone
9 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.72%) User Experience
10 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.38%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.38%) VLE
11 3 (1.03%) Animation
11 3 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.03%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 181 (62.41%) Linux
2 96 (33.10%) Windows
3 79 (27.24%) Unix
4 39 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (12.76%) CentOS
6 29 (10.00%) Solaris
7 28 (9.66%) Windows Server
8 23 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (7.24%) Debian
10 18 (6.21%) Ubuntu
11 16 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (4.14%) Windows 7
13 11 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (2.76%) Mac OS
15 7 (2.41%) Windows NT
16 6 (2.07%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
18 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
19 3 (1.03%) AIX
19 3 (1.03%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.07%) DevOps
3 30 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 29 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (9.66%) Scrum
6 27 (9.31%) Load Balancing
7 23 (7.93%) Network Architecture
8 22 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 21 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (7.24%) Web Development
10 20 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (6.90%) Patch Management
11 19 (6.55%) Asset Management
11 19 (6.55%) BDD
11 19 (6.55%) Kanban
12 18 (6.21%) ITIL
12 18 (6.21%) OWASP
12 18 (6.21%) Programme Management
13 17 (5.86%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.10%) Python
2 62 (21.38%) SQL
3 61 (21.03%) Bash Shell
4 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
5 49 (16.90%) PHP
6 42 (14.48%) Perl
7 39 (13.45%) Java
8 35 (12.07%) Ruby
8 35 (12.07%) Shell Script
9 27 (9.31%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.76%) XPath
11 6 (2.07%) C#
12 4 (1.38%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.38%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.38%) ES6
12 4 (1.38%) Korn
12 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (16.90%) Degree
2 36 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.59%) CISSP
4 16 (5.52%) CCNP
4 16 (5.52%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.17%) ISEB
6 14 (4.83%) CCNA
7 13 (4.48%) CISM
8 12 (4.14%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.76%) CCIE
10 8 (2.76%) CEH
10 8 (2.76%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (2.76%) MCSE
10 8 (2.76%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.76%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.72%) RHCE
12 4 (1.38%) CCDP
12 4 (1.38%) HND
12 4 (1.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.72%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) COSO
4 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.03%) Samba
3 29 (10.00%) NFS
4 24 (8.28%) iptables
5 17 (5.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 15 (5.17%) Firmware
7 14 (4.83%) XenServer
8 10 (3.45%) Docker
8 10 (3.45%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.45%) OpenSSH
9 8 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.72%) VMware ESX
13 4 (1.38%) FreeRADIUS
13 4 (1.38%) Squid
14 3 (1.03%) vSphere
15 2 (0.69%) OpenSIPS
15 2 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 56 (19.31%) Nagios
2 33 (11.38%) Puppet
3 28 (9.66%) Ansible
3 28 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (8.28%) Oracle ZFS
5 17 (5.86%) Nmap
6 16 (5.52%) Cacti
6 16 (5.52%) NetBackup
6 16 (5.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 15 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
8 10 (3.45%) Graphite
8 10 (3.45%) Kibana
8 10 (3.45%) logstash
9 9 (3.10%) CFEngine
9 9 (3.10%) Nessus
9 9 (3.10%) Salt
10 8 (2.76%) SELinux
11 5 (1.72%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 54 (18.62%) Cisco
2 53 (18.28%) HP
3 52 (17.93%) Microsoft
4 49 (16.90%) VMware
5 41 (14.14%) Oracle
6 38 (13.10%) Red Hat
7 22 (7.59%) SAP
8 20 (6.90%) NetApp
9 18 (6.21%) Splunk
9 18 (6.21%) Sun
10 16 (5.52%) Google
10 16 (5.52%) Juniper
11 13 (4.48%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.79%) Aruba
12 11 (3.79%) Fortinet
13 10 (3.45%) AppDynamics
13 10 (3.45%) Lotus
13 10 (3.45%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.45%) Qualys
13 10 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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