Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 504 315 280
Rank change year-on-year -189 -35 -5
Permanent jobs citing SSH 42 24 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.15% 0.23% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.67% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 5
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 -
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -0.99%
75th Percentile £85,625 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £91,375 -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%

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 2,990 1,433 1,016
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.33% 13.72% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,340 1,265 885
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £34,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £86,375 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 18 January 2022.

SSH salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, SSH job roles required the following IT 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 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) AWS
3 20 (47.62%) Docker
3 20 (47.62%) Kubernetes
4 16 (38.10%) Azure
4 16 (38.10%) MySQL
5 15 (35.71%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) Python
6 14 (33.33%) DevOps
7 13 (30.95%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (30.95%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (30.95%) Windows
7 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) Grafana
9 11 (26.19%) Retail
9 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
9 11 (26.19%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (23.81%) C#
10 10 (23.81%) PHP
10 10 (23.81%) DNS
10 10 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (23.81%) Go
11 9 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (21.43%) Amazon S3
11 9 (21.43%) SOAP
11 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Terraform
12 8 (19.05%) Google
12 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (19.05%) FTP

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 13 (30.95%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 28 (66.67%) AWS
2 16 (38.10%) Azure
3 10 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (21.43%) Amazon S3
5 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (19.05%) Serverless
5 8 (19.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (16.67%) AWS IoT
6 7 (16.67%) AWS Step Functions
6 7 (16.67%) CloudFront
6 7 (16.67%) GCP
6 7 (16.67%) Route 53
7 6 (14.29%) Google Ads
7 6 (14.29%) SaaS
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (2.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) FTP
2 8 (19.05%) HTTP
3 7 (16.67%) IPv6
3 7 (16.67%) RTSP
3 7 (16.67%) UPnP
4 5 (11.90%) SNMP
5 4 (9.52%) DHCP
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (4.76%) SMTP
8 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.38%) IPsec
8 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) SAN
8 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.67%) Redis
3 4 (9.52%) InfluxDB
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.38%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Power BI
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) gulp
3 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (26.19%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Finance
4 5 (11.90%) Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
6 2 (4.76%) Games
7 1 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) CloudOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Network Performance Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Network Performance Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) SOAP
2 8 (19.05%) Node.js
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (16.67%) ONVIF
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Graph
4 6 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (11.90%) React
6 4 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Core
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.76%) JSON
7 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.76%) REST
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.76%) ServiceStack
7 2 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.14%) Blog
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Online Games
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) SUSE
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
6 2 (4.76%) CoreOS
6 2 (4.76%) Debian
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
7 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (26.19%) Technical Leadership
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.67%) API Design
5 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 7 (16.67%) Event-Driven
5 7 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (16.67%) Microservices
5 7 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) API Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Clean Code
6 6 (14.29%) Cloud Operations
6 6 (14.29%) GitOps
6 6 (14.29%) Pay per click
6 6 (14.29%) Server Management
6 6 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
1 15 (35.71%) Python
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
4 10 (23.81%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) Go
4 10 (23.81%) PHP
5 8 (19.05%) Bash
6 7 (16.67%) C++
6 7 (16.67%) TypeScript
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (9.52%) Perl
8 4 (9.52%) R
9 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 3 (7.14%) Ruby
9 3 (7.14%) Scala
10 2 (4.76%) C
10 2 (4.76%) XPath
11 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) iptables
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) OpenSSH
2 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) Kubernetes
2 12 (28.57%) Grafana
3 9 (21.43%) Terraform
4 8 (19.05%) Ansible
4 8 (19.05%) Prometheus
5 4 (9.52%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (2.38%) Cacti
6 1 (2.38%) Nessus
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Google
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) ExtraHop
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) DocuSign
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) LogicMonitor
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas
5 1 (2.38%) VMware