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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 762 788
Rank change year-on-year +66 +26  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 167 177 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.06% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 126 145 149
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.88% +20.00%  

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 13556 16772 19345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.03% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11009 13913 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +56 161 £47,500 +5.55% 25
London +71 85 £50,500 -3.80% 10
South West +10 17 £36,000 -28.00% 2
South East +57 16 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +30 13 £40,000 +3.22% 2
North West -21 12 £36,500 - 2
Berkshire +25 9 £43,750 -2.77%
Cheshire - 9 £36,500 - 1
East of England -12 8 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Bristol +2 7 £38,000 +60.86%
Knutsford - 7 £40,000 - 1
Surbiton - 7 - -
East Midlands +15 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Wiltshire +11 6 £32,500 -35.00%
Swindon +9 6 £32,500 -35.00%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £50,000 +12.35% 1
Birmingham - 6 £47,500 -
Reading +17 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Scotland +13 5 £24,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +1 5 - -
Borehamwood - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +7 4 £75,000 +134.37% 2
Coventry - 4 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire +29 3 £27,000 -44.61% 3
Glasgow +21 3 £24,500 - 1
Southampton +18 3 £27,000 -22.85% 3
West Yorkshire +15 3 £75,000 +143.90% 2
Leeds +10 3 £75,000 +150.00% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £24,500 - 1
Croydon - 3 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 (61.99%) Linux
2 125 (42.81%) TCP/IP
3 99 (33.90%) Windows
4 96 (32.88%) HTTP
5 89 (30.48%) Firewall
6 87 (29.79%) DNS
7 82 (28.08%) WAN
8 79 (27.05%) VPN
8 79 (27.05%) MySQL
9 75 (25.68%) Python
10 73 (25.00%) Apache
11 70 (23.97%) Unix
11 70 (23.97%) Bash Shell
12 69 (23.63%) FTP
13 66 (22.60%) SMTP
13 66 (22.60%) LAN
14 65 (22.26%) PHP
15 61 (20.89%) CentOS
16 59 (20.21%) Git (software)
16 59 (20.21%) SSL
16 59 (20.21%) Cisco
17 55 (18.84%) VMware
18 53 (18.15%) Java
19 49 (16.78%) JavaScript
19 49 (16.78%) Perl
20 48 (16.44%) LAMP
21 47 (16.10%) Finance
22 46 (15.75%) SQL
23 44 (15.07%) Linux Command Line
24 43 (14.73%) 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 73 (25.00%) Apache
2 43 (14.73%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.19%) nginx
4 17 (5.82%) IIS
5 13 (4.45%) WordPress
6 12 (4.11%) JBoss
7 9 (3.08%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.40%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.40%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.05%) ArcGIS
10 6 (2.05%) Confluence
10 6 (2.05%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.05%) WildFly
11 5 (1.71%) CMS
11 5 (1.71%) Moodle
11 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.03%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 9 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) GIMP
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.05%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.45%) GitHub
4 12 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.08%) IaaS
7 8 (2.74%) Office 365
8 4 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.03%) G Suite
9 3 (1.03%) SaaS
9 3 (1.03%) Slack
10 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.68%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) PaaS
11 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 125 (42.81%) TCP/IP
2 96 (32.88%) HTTP
3 89 (30.48%) Firewall
4 87 (29.79%) DNS
5 82 (28.08%) WAN
6 79 (27.05%) VPN
7 69 (23.63%) FTP
8 66 (22.60%) LAN
8 66 (22.60%) SMTP
9 59 (20.21%) SSL
10 43 (14.73%) Internet
11 40 (13.70%) LDAP
11 40 (13.70%) Telnet
12 35 (11.99%) DHCP
12 35 (11.99%) HTTPS
13 34 (11.64%) SNMP
14 31 (10.62%) SAN
15 27 (9.25%) IPsec
16 25 (8.56%) MPLS
16 25 (8.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (27.05%) MySQL
2 34 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (7.19%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.42%) DB2
7 8 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.40%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.05%) QGIS
10 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.68%) Big Data
13 2 (0.68%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.68%) Redis
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (20.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.53%) JIRA
3 17 (5.82%) Maven
4 16 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (4.11%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.08%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.08%) Subversion
6 9 (3.08%) Zephyr
7 8 (2.74%) Ant
7 8 (2.74%) Grunt
8 7 (2.40%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.40%) Emacs
9 6 (2.05%) git-flow
9 6 (2.05%) gulp
9 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.71%) Selenium
11 4 (1.37%) GitLab
11 4 (1.37%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.03%) Sublime Text
General
1 47 (16.10%) Finance
2 28 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.79%) Marketing
4 12 (4.11%) Banking
5 9 (3.08%) Retail
6 8 (2.74%) Electronics
6 8 (2.74%) Games
6 8 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.05%) Advertising
8 5 (1.71%) Legal
9 4 (1.37%) French Language
9 4 (1.37%) German Language
9 4 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.37%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.03%) Law
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (19.18%) Developer
2 41 (14.04%) Network Engineer
3 38 (13.01%) Analyst
4 30 (10.27%) Administrator
5 29 (9.93%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
7 24 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (5.82%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.48%) PHP Developer
11 15 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (5.14%) Security Analyst
11 15 (5.14%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.79%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (4.11%) IT Analyst
13 12 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.77%) Unix Engineer
15 10 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.44%) LAMP
2 36 (12.33%) HTML
3 33 (11.30%) CSS
4 31 (10.62%) Web Services
5 20 (6.85%) jQuery
6 19 (6.51%) HTML5
6 19 (6.51%) SOAP
6 19 (6.51%) XML
7 16 (5.48%) Sass
8 15 (5.14%) Ajax
8 15 (5.14%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (4.79%) CSS3
10 13 (4.45%) REST
11 10 (3.42%) 802.1X
11 10 (3.42%) Memcached
11 10 (3.42%) RESTful
12 9 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (2.74%) Google Maps API
13 8 (2.74%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.07%) Linux Command Line
2 37 (12.67%) Data Centre
3 28 (9.59%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.85%) PKI
5 12 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.74%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.05%) PACS
10 5 (1.71%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.71%) iPhone
10 5 (1.71%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.71%) User Experience
11 4 (1.37%) CMDB
11 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 181 (61.99%) Linux
2 99 (33.90%) Windows
3 70 (23.97%) Unix
4 61 (20.89%) CentOS
5 38 (13.01%) Windows Server
6 34 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (10.27%) Debian
8 20 (6.85%) Apple iOS
8 20 (6.85%) Solaris
8 20 (6.85%) Ubuntu
9 16 (5.48%) Android
10 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (2.40%) AIX
14 6 (2.05%) CoreOS
14 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.71%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.01%) DevOps
2 35 (11.99%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.27%) Network Architecture
4 29 (9.93%) SIEM
5 28 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 26 (8.90%) Configuration Management
7 24 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (7.53%) ITIL
9 21 (7.19%) Web Development
10 20 (6.85%) Patch Management
11 18 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (5.82%) Information Security
12 17 (5.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 16 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (5.14%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (5.14%) Project Management
14 15 (5.14%) Scrum
15 14 (4.79%) Change Management
15 14 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.68%) Python
2 70 (23.97%) Bash Shell
3 65 (22.26%) PHP
4 53 (18.15%) Java
5 49 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 49 (16.78%) Perl
6 46 (15.75%) SQL
7 41 (14.04%) Ruby
8 32 (10.96%) Shell Script
9 24 (8.22%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.40%) C#
10 7 (2.40%) XPath
11 4 (1.37%) C
11 4 (1.37%) ES6
12 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.68%) AppleScript
13 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.68%) JCL
13 2 (0.68%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 43 (14.73%) Degree
2 26 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.85%) CISSP
4 15 (5.14%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.79%) CCNP
6 11 (3.77%) CISM
7 10 (3.42%) CCNA
8 9 (3.08%) ISTQB
8 9 (3.08%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.74%) CCIE
10 6 (2.05%) CEH
10 6 (2.05%) ISEB
10 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.71%) MCSE
11 5 (1.71%) RHCE
11 5 (1.71%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (1.37%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.37%) OSCP
13 3 (1.03%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.14%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (3.08%) QA
3 9 (3.08%) SLA
4 6 (2.05%) GDPR
5 5 (1.71%) ISO27002
6 4 (1.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) COSO
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
7 1 (0.34%) SAS 70
System Software
1 38 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (12.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.16%) Docker
3 18 (6.16%) Samba
4 17 (5.82%) iptables
5 16 (5.48%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.48%) NFS
6 12 (4.11%) XenServer
7 9 (3.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 8 (2.74%) Varnish
9 7 (2.40%) Firmware
9 7 (2.40%) OpenSSH
10 6 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.05%) vSphere
11 5 (1.71%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (1.37%) Squid
13 3 (1.03%) Postfix
13 3 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (14.04%) Nagios
2 40 (13.70%) Puppet
3 31 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (9.93%) Ansible
5 27 (9.25%) Nmap
6 17 (5.82%) Nessus
7 11 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
7 11 (3.77%) SELinux
8 10 (3.42%) Cacti
8 10 (3.42%) CFEngine
8 10 (3.42%) Kibana
8 10 (3.42%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (2.74%) logstash
10 7 (2.40%) Graphite
10 7 (2.40%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (2.40%) Icinga
10 7 (2.40%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.40%) Salt
10 7 (2.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (20.21%) Cisco
2 55 (18.84%) VMware
3 41 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 38 (13.01%) Red Hat
5 31 (10.62%) HP
6 26 (8.90%) Oracle
7 22 (7.53%) Qualys
8 15 (5.14%) Splunk
9 14 (4.79%) NetApp
10 13 (4.45%) Google
11 12 (4.11%) SAP
12 11 (3.77%) Aruba
12 11 (3.77%) Citrix
12 11 (3.77%) Juniper
12 11 (3.77%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.08%) AppDynamics
13 9 (3.08%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (3.08%) Sun
14 8 (2.74%) IBM
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