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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 301 336 298
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -38
Permanent jobs citing Squid 7 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.055% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.56% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 33
Average salary £62,500 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,123 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -7.19%
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
895 1250 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.63% 9.88% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1105 877
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (80.00%) Apache
2 31 (77.50%) Linux
3 26 (65.00%) HTTP
4 25 (62.50%) GlassFish
5 23 (57.50%) UNIX
6 21 (52.50%) Tomcat
7 20 (50.00%) Solaris
8 19 (47.50%) Sun
8 19 (47.50%) Java
9 17 (42.50%) Perl
9 17 (42.50%) Finance
9 17 (42.50%) PKI
10 15 (37.50%) QA
10 15 (37.50%) Internet
11 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
12 13 (32.50%) Middleware
13 12 (30.00%) SAN
13 12 (30.00%) ITIL
14 11 (27.50%) Objective-C
14 11 (27.50%) Mobile Commerce
15 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 10 (25.00%) nginx
15 10 (25.00%) Resource Management
15 10 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
16 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
16 9 (22.50%) VMware
16 9 (22.50%) Veritas

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (80.00%) Apache
2 25 (62.50%) GlassFish
3 21 (52.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (25.00%) nginx
5 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
6 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (7.50%) JBoss
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.00%) Drupal
8 2 (5.00%) Lightstreamer
8 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) HTTP
2 15 (37.50%) Internet
3 12 (30.00%) SAN
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (17.50%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.50%) DDNS
7 1 (2.50%) DSL
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Hudson
3 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX Support
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) IT Security Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Middleware
2 10 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) Kafka
3 2 (5.00%) MCollective
3 2 (5.00%) mod_rewrite
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) PKI
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) UNIX
3 20 (50.00%) Solaris
4 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Mobile Commerce
3 10 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (20.00%) Release Management
5 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (15.00%) Change Control
6 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Server Building
8 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) BCP
9 3 (7.50%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) Perl
3 11 (27.50%) Objective-C
4 9 (22.50%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCSA
2 1 (2.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Varnish
2 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (15.00%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Salt
4 2 (5.00%) Check_MK
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Sun
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Veritas
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (15.00%) IBM
6 5 (12.50%) Hitachi
7 3 (7.50%) WorldPay
8 2 (5.00%) Terracotta
8 2 (5.00%) Akamai
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
8 2 (5.00%) Adobe
9 1 (2.50%) Nokia
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Websense