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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 794 552 295
Rank change year-on-year -242 -257 +31
Permanent jobs citing SSH 73 50 14
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.094% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.27% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 13
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £48,125 £40,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £46,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +72.97% -15.91% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £52,500 £56,250
90th Percentile - £67,500 £83,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +15.79%

SSH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,279 3,942 1,180
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.99% 10.77% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,418 2,992 960
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,148
25th Percentile £41,519 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

SSH
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SSH trend for jobs with a WFH option

SSH
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SSH.

SSH salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SSH
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SSH over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

SSH salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, SSH job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SSH.

1 50 (68.49%) AWS
1 50 (68.49%) Docker
2 49 (67.12%) Kubernetes
3 42 (57.53%) Linux Command Line
4 36 (49.32%) Azure
5 34 (46.58%) Python
6 33 (45.21%) Artificial Intelligence
7 31 (42.47%) Linux
7 31 (42.47%) Degree
7 31 (42.47%) DevOps
8 30 (41.10%) GCP
8 30 (41.10%) SaaS
8 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
8 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
9 27 (36.99%) Grafana
10 26 (35.62%) Bash
11 25 (34.25%) Java
11 25 (34.25%) Unix
12 23 (31.51%) Ansible
13 22 (30.14%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
14 21 (28.77%) JIRA
14 21 (28.77%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (28.77%) Software Engineering
14 21 (28.77%) Configuration Management
15 20 (27.40%) MATLAB
15 20 (27.40%) C++
15 20 (27.40%) Machine Learning
15 20 (27.40%) Issue Tracking
15 20 (27.40%) Data Engineering

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (2.74%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.11%) FileZilla
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (68.49%) AWS
2 36 (49.32%) Azure
3 30 (41.10%) GCP
3 30 (41.10%) SaaS
4 20 (27.40%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (10.96%) GitHub
5 8 (10.96%) Google Workspace
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (10.96%) PaaS
6 7 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.37%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.37%) npm
7 1 (1.37%) Route 53
7 1 (1.37%) Serverless
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) FTP
2 12 (16.44%) DNS
3 8 (10.96%) SNMP
4 5 (6.85%) NAS
4 5 (6.85%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
6 2 (2.74%) HTTP
6 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.74%) SMTP
6 2 (2.74%) Telnet
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.37%) SSL
7 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.37%) VLAN
7 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.59%) InfluxDB
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) DB2
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) Redis
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Appium
3 1 (1.37%) GitLab
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Social Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) CloudOps Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Network Performance Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Systems Integrator
9 4 (5.48%) Monitoring Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Network Monitoring Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Network Performance Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Graph
2 20 (27.40%) React
3 3 (4.11%) LDAP
4 2 (2.74%) RESTful
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) .NET
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) HTML5
5 1 (1.37%) J2EE
5 1 (1.37%) JSON
5 1 (1.37%) Kafka
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.37%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.37%) REST
5 1 (1.37%) Sass
5 1 (1.37%) XHTML
5 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (57.53%) Linux Command Line
2 20 (27.40%) Algorithms
2 20 (27.40%) Blog
3 13 (17.81%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.74%) CMDB
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) AS400
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.37%) IoT
5 1 (1.37%) iSeries
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Linux
2 25 (34.25%) Unix
3 17 (23.29%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Solaris
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.74%) SUSE
6 1 (1.37%) AIX
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Debian
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Artificial Intelligence
2 31 (42.47%) DevOps
3 21 (28.77%) Configuration Management
3 21 (28.77%) Software Engineering
4 20 (27.40%) Data Engineering
4 20 (27.40%) Data Science
4 20 (27.40%) GitOps
4 20 (27.40%) Issue Tracking
4 20 (27.40%) Machine Learning
4 20 (27.40%) Open Source
4 20 (27.40%) Systems Engineering
5 19 (26.03%) Cloud Operations
6 15 (20.55%) Agile
7 13 (17.81%) Regtech
8 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
8 11 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (12.33%) ITIL
10 8 (10.96%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 8 (10.96%) Key Management
10 8 (10.96%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Python
2 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.62%) Bash
4 25 (34.25%) Java
5 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
6 20 (27.40%) C++
6 20 (27.40%) MATLAB
6 20 (27.40%) R
6 20 (27.40%) Scala
7 7 (9.59%) SQL
7 7 (9.59%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.85%) Perl
9 4 (5.48%) PHP
10 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.74%) Ruby
12 1 (1.37%) C#
12 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Accessibility
System Software
1 50 (68.49%) Docker
2 4 (5.48%) NFS
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Veritas File System
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 49 (67.12%) Kubernetes
2 27 (36.99%) Grafana
3 23 (31.51%) Ansible
4 20 (27.40%) Argo
4 20 (27.40%) Prometheus
4 20 (27.40%) Terraform
5 3 (4.11%) Nagios
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.74%) WMI
7 1 (1.37%) Avamar
7 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) OpenView
7 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.37%) Puppet
7 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Google
3 7 (9.59%) ExtraHop
4 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.48%) VMware
6 3 (4.11%) EMC
6 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.11%) Sun
6 3 (4.11%) Veritas
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) BEA
8 1 (1.37%) BMC
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) NetScout
8 1 (1.37%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.37%) Qualys
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.37%) Veeam