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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 281 329 314
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -15
Permanent jobs citing Squid 23 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 0.86% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 17
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -7.73%
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
1258 1163 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.04% 9.22% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1071 953
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 May 2015.

Squid Salary Histogram in the City of London

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 36 (83.72%) Apache
2 33 (76.74%) HTTP
3 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 32 (74.42%) GlassFish
4 29 (67.44%) UNIX
5 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
6 26 (60.47%) Sun
6 26 (60.47%) Solaris
6 26 (60.47%) Java
7 24 (55.81%) PKI
8 23 (53.49%) Perl
8 23 (53.49%) Internet
9 19 (44.19%) QA
10 18 (41.86%) Mobile Commerce
10 18 (41.86%) Finance
11 17 (39.53%) Objective-C
12 16 (37.21%) Middleware
13 15 (34.88%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (34.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (32.56%) SAN
15 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
16 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
16 12 (27.91%) Release Management
16 12 (27.91%) Resource Management
16 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (27.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (27.91%) VMware
17 11 (25.58%) ITIL
17 11 (25.58%) Veritas
17 11 (25.58%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 36 (83.72%) Apache
2 32 (74.42%) GlassFish
3 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
4 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
5 12 (27.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (23.26%) nginx
7 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (6.98%) JBoss
9 2 (4.65%) Drupal
9 2 (4.65%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) HTTP
2 23 (53.49%) Internet
3 14 (32.56%) SAN
4 7 (16.28%) NAS
4 7 (16.28%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.60%) Hudson
3 8 (18.60%) Eclipse
4 7 (16.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.65%) RSpec
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Administrator
1 11 (25.58%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Middleware Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Support
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
2 15 (34.88%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.65%) Kafka
3 2 (4.65%) MCollective
3 2 (4.65%) mod_rewrite
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) PKI
2 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.95%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) UNIX
3 26 (60.47%) Solaris
4 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Mobile Commerce
2 15 (34.88%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (27.91%) Resource Management
3 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
3 12 (27.91%) Release Management
4 11 (25.58%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (25.58%) ITIL
5 9 (20.93%) Change Control
6 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.98%) Service Management
11 2 (4.65%) DevOps
11 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.33%) Content Management
12 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) Perl
3 17 (39.53%) Objective-C
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Varnish
3 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Salt
3 2 (4.65%) Check_MK
4 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Sun
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Veritas
4 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
4 10 (23.26%) IBM
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco
6 7 (16.28%) Hitachi
7 2 (4.65%) Adobe
7 2 (4.65%) Terracotta
7 2 (4.65%) Akamai
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics