The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 246 234 260
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Squid 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% 0.14% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 1.44% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -9.45%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.12%
Squid
England

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

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
740 627 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.64% 9.62% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 613 523 429
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Squid
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Squid Salary Trend in the North West

Squid
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 3 £30,000 +20.00%
Merseyside - 2 £37,500 -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Perforce
3 2 (40.00%) Samba
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) SmokePing
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Munin
3 2 (40.00%) Zenoss
3 2 (40.00%) nginx

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Munin
1 2 (40.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (40.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Perforce