The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 / West Midlands
Rank 207 236 214
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £27,850
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +43.62%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SSH
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SSH in the West Midlands

SSH
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for SSH in the West Midlands

SSH
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the West Midlands 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
Solihull -8 2 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Coventry - 1 £26,500 - 1
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSH.

1 10 (76.92%) VPN
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) WLAN
3 7 (53.85%) Internet
3 7 (53.85%) SSL
3 7 (53.85%) IPsec
3 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (46.15%) OSPF
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Huawei
6 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
6 4 (30.77%) NGN
6 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) VRRP
6 4 (30.77%) IGRP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Aruba
6 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (30.77%) Meraki
6 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
1 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) Internet
3 7 (53.85%) IPsec
3 7 (53.85%) SSL
3 7 (53.85%) WLAN
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
4 6 (46.15%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) IGRP
6 4 (30.77%) NGN
6 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (30.77%) VRRP
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) FTP
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
1 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) VyOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Fault Management
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
2 4 (30.77%) Aruba
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Extreme Networks
2 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
2 4 (30.77%) Huawei
2 4 (30.77%) Meraki
2 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
2 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sage
4 1 (7.69%) Vyatta
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago