The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 260 301 339
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +38
Permanent jobs citing Squid 6 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.26% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 2.14% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 4
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Squid
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
791 1310 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.24% 12.33% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1125 1082
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Squid across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Squid
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Squid across the City of London region.

Squid Salary Trend in the City of London

Squid
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Squid across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Squid Salary Histogram in the City of London

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Squid also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Squid.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) SUSE
3 5 (50.00%) Debian
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Nagios
3 5 (50.00%) nginx
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 3 (30.00%) PKI
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Squid also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Squid. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) nginx
4 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Sun Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Sun Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Debian
3 5 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) Release Management
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) VMware