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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK
Rank 724 797 792
Rank change year-on-year +73 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 141 144 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.82% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 114 114 139
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 13468 17650 19251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.05% 17.25% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10974 14610 15332
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 22 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 22 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 +106 137 £45,000 - 29
London +63 53 £53,250 +12.10% 11
South East +55 35 £45,000 - 3
South West +26 25 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Berkshire +33 19 £45,000 - 2
Bristol +14 11 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Reading +30 10 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +56 9 £46,500 +3.33%
East of England +15 9 £60,000 +22.44% 1
East Midlands +6 8 - - 1
Wiltshire +22 7 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Swindon +18 7 £32,500 -25.71%
Cambridge - 6 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £65,000 - 1
City of London +41 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Gloucestershire +8 5 £43,500 +24.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 4 - -
Derby - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 4 £32,250 -
Scotland - 4 £24,500 - 1
North West - 4 £35,750 - 2
West Midlands +32 3 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Guildford +23 3 £46,500 +3.33%
Newbury +10 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Hertfordshire +2 3 £50,000 +2.04%
Borehamwood - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +28 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £51,625 +0.73%

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 184 (63.01%) Linux
2 120 (41.10%) TCP/IP
3 99 (33.90%) Windows
4 92 (31.51%) DNS
5 82 (28.08%) Unix
5 82 (28.08%) Firewall
6 80 (27.40%) VPN
7 78 (26.71%) WAN
8 76 (26.03%) HTTP
9 74 (25.34%) MySQL
10 72 (24.66%) Apache
11 67 (22.95%) Python
11 67 (22.95%) LAN
12 65 (22.26%) SQL
12 65 (22.26%) Git (software)
13 61 (20.89%) Bash Shell
14 59 (20.21%) Finance
15 57 (19.52%) FTP
16 56 (19.18%) Nagios
17 54 (18.49%) Cisco
17 54 (18.49%) HP
18 53 (18.15%) Microsoft
19 52 (17.81%) SSL
19 52 (17.81%) JavaScript
20 49 (16.78%) VMware
21 48 (16.44%) Tomcat
22 47 (16.10%) PHP
22 47 (16.10%) Degree
22 47 (16.10%) Linux Command Line
23 45 (15.41%) SMTP

SSH
Top Related 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 72 (24.66%) Apache
2 48 (16.44%) Tomcat
3 32 (10.96%) IIS
4 11 (3.77%) IBM Notes
4 11 (3.77%) WordPress
5 10 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.42%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.74%) nginx
6 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.40%) JBoss
8 6 (2.05%) ArcGIS
8 6 (2.05%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 5 (1.71%) Moodle
10 4 (1.37%) Confluence
10 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.03%) Drupal
11 3 (1.03%) GeoServer
11 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (4.45%) MS Excel
1 13 (4.45%) MS Office
2 7 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.03%) 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 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) BASE24
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.74%) G Suite
3 8 (2.74%) GitHub
3 8 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.37%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.37%) Office 365
4 4 (1.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.03%) IaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.68%) Slack
7 1 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (41.10%) TCP/IP
2 92 (31.51%) DNS
3 82 (28.08%) Firewall
4 80 (27.40%) VPN
5 78 (26.71%) WAN
6 76 (26.03%) HTTP
7 67 (22.95%) LAN
8 57 (19.52%) FTP
9 52 (17.81%) SSL
10 45 (15.41%) SMTP
11 44 (15.07%) LDAP
12 43 (14.73%) SAN
13 40 (13.70%) Internet
14 39 (13.36%) HTTPS
15 36 (12.33%) IPsec
16 25 (8.56%) MPLS
16 25 (8.56%) SNMP
17 24 (8.22%) DHCP
18 23 (7.88%) OSPF
19 22 (7.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (25.34%) MySQL
2 36 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (11.99%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.51%) DB2
5 18 (6.16%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.74%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.05%) QGIS
10 4 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.03%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.68%) Big Data
12 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.68%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.68%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 65 (22.26%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.99%) JIRA
3 21 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.82%) Zephyr
5 11 (3.77%) Vagrant
6 10 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.42%) Maven
7 9 (3.08%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.40%) Grunt
8 7 (2.40%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (2.40%) Subversion
9 4 (1.37%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.37%) Protractor
9 4 (1.37%) Selenium
10 3 (1.03%) webpack
11 2 (0.68%) git-flow
11 2 (0.68%) gulp
General
1 59 (20.21%) Finance
2 38 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 28 (9.59%) Marketing
4 20 (6.85%) Banking
5 16 (5.48%) Electronics
5 16 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.45%) Retail
7 8 (2.74%) French Language
7 8 (2.74%) German Language
7 8 (2.74%) Portuguese Language
7 8 (2.74%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.71%) Advertising
8 5 (1.71%) Games
9 4 (1.37%) Legal
10 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Military
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (20.55%) Developer
2 41 (14.04%) Administrator
3 30 (10.27%) Network Engineer
4 27 (9.25%) Unix Engineer
5 26 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (8.56%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (7.88%) Analyst
8 21 (7.19%) Linux Administrator
9 20 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (5.82%) Security Engineer
11 16 (5.48%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.48%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 15 (5.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (5.14%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (4.45%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (4.45%) Technical Support
14 11 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.04%) Web Services
2 37 (12.67%) HTML
3 33 (11.30%) CSS
4 27 (9.25%) LAMP
5 24 (8.22%) SOAP
6 20 (6.85%) CSS3
6 20 (6.85%) HTML5
6 20 (6.85%) REST
7 19 (6.51%) jQuery
8 17 (5.82%) XML
9 16 (5.48%) Ajax
10 15 (5.14%) Gherkin
11 13 (4.45%) Sass
12 10 (3.42%) .NET
12 10 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (3.42%) Sensu
13 9 (3.08%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.08%) RESTful
14 8 (2.74%) Leaflet
14 8 (2.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.10%) Linux Command Line
2 35 (11.99%) Data Centre
3 28 (9.59%) Computer Science
4 26 (8.90%) PKI
5 24 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.48%) Replication
7 10 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.08%) e-Learning
9 8 (2.74%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.71%) Animation
10 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) iPhone
11 4 (1.37%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) User Experience
11 4 (1.37%) VLE
12 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.03%) PACS
13 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 184 (63.01%) Linux
2 99 (33.90%) Windows
3 82 (28.08%) Unix
4 38 (13.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (12.33%) CentOS
6 31 (10.62%) Solaris
7 29 (9.93%) Windows Server
8 24 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (6.51%) Debian
10 17 (5.82%) Ubuntu
10 17 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (4.11%) Windows 7
13 9 (3.08%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.74%) Windows NT
15 6 (2.05%) Windows 10
16 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.71%) Windows 8
17 4 (1.37%) AIX
17 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.99%) DevOps
3 30 (10.27%) Configuration Management
4 29 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (9.59%) Scrum
6 24 (8.22%) Load Balancing
6 24 (8.22%) Mentoring
7 22 (7.53%) Network Architecture
7 22 (7.53%) Web Development
8 21 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.85%) Asset Management
9 20 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (6.85%) Patch Management
10 19 (6.51%) BDD
10 19 (6.51%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (6.51%) Kanban
10 19 (6.51%) OWASP
11 18 (6.16%) Programme Management
11 18 (6.16%) Statistics
12 17 (5.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.95%) Python
2 65 (22.26%) SQL
3 61 (20.89%) Bash Shell
4 52 (17.81%) JavaScript
5 47 (16.10%) PHP
6 41 (14.04%) Perl
7 40 (13.70%) Java
8 35 (11.99%) Ruby
8 35 (11.99%) Shell Script
9 27 (9.25%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.74%) XPath
11 6 (2.05%) C#
12 5 (1.71%) Korn
13 4 (1.37%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.37%) ES6
13 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (16.10%) Degree
2 36 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (7.88%) CISSP
4 17 (5.82%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.14%) CCNA
5 15 (5.14%) CCNP
5 15 (5.14%) ISEB
6 13 (4.45%) CISM
7 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.08%) CEH
8 9 (3.08%) CompTIA Security+
8 9 (3.08%) MCSE
8 9 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
9 7 (2.40%) CCIE
9 7 (2.40%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.37%) CCDP
10 4 (1.37%) HND
10 4 (1.37%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.40%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.05%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) COSO
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (11.64%) Samba
3 33 (11.30%) Active Directory
4 29 (9.93%) NFS
5 24 (8.22%) iptables
6 18 (6.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 16 (5.48%) Firmware
8 14 (4.79%) XenServer
9 10 (3.42%) Docker
9 10 (3.42%) OpenSSH
10 9 (3.08%) Hyper-V
11 7 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.71%) VMware ESX
14 4 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
14 4 (1.37%) Squid
15 3 (1.03%) vSphere
16 2 (0.68%) OpenSIPS
16 2 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 56 (19.18%) Nagios
2 31 (10.62%) Puppet
3 29 (9.93%) Ansible
4 28 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (8.56%) Oracle ZFS
6 17 (5.82%) Cacti
6 17 (5.82%) NetBackup
6 17 (5.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 16 (5.48%) HP Data Protector
7 16 (5.48%) Nmap
8 10 (3.42%) Graphite
8 10 (3.42%) Kibana
8 10 (3.42%) logstash
9 9 (3.08%) CFEngine
9 9 (3.08%) Nessus
9 9 (3.08%) Salt
10 7 (2.40%) SELinux
11 5 (1.71%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 54 (18.49%) Cisco
1 54 (18.49%) HP
2 53 (18.15%) Microsoft
3 49 (16.78%) VMware
4 44 (15.07%) Oracle
5 39 (13.36%) Red Hat
6 22 (7.53%) SAP
7 21 (7.19%) NetApp
8 19 (6.51%) Splunk
8 19 (6.51%) Sun
9 17 (5.82%) Google
10 16 (5.48%) Juniper
11 13 (4.45%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.77%) Aruba
12 11 (3.77%) Fortinet
12 11 (3.77%) Lotus
12 11 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (3.42%) AppDynamics
13 10 (3.42%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.42%) Qualys
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
24 Seven
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + training + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 day holiday, childcare vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 19 days ago