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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 257 - 251
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Squid 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% - 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -3.07%
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
706 575 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.53% 8.39% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 561 484 537
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 4 £30,000 -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) Perl
3 12 (75.00%) MySQL
4 11 (68.75%) PHP
4 11 (68.75%) Puppet
5 10 (62.50%) Apache
5 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
6 9 (56.25%) Nagios
6 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (56.25%) Varnish
7 8 (50.00%) SMTP
8 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 7 (43.75%) LDAP
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (31.25%) nginx
9 5 (31.25%) Ruby
9 5 (31.25%) Local Government
9 5 (31.25%) CentOS
9 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
9 5 (31.25%) SCOM
9 5 (31.25%) tcpdump
9 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
9 5 (31.25%) UNIX

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) nginx
3 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Route 53
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) SMTP
3 7 (43.75%) LDAP
4 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
4 5 (31.25%) tcpdump
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) PPTP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) OpenVPN
6 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Junior
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) Memcached
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 11 (68.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Varnish
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (25.00%) Postfix
5 3 (18.75%) Samba
5 3 (18.75%) NFS
5 3 (18.75%) KVM
6 2 (12.50%) vCloud
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (56.25%) Nagios
3 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
3 5 (31.25%) SCOM
4 4 (25.00%) Icinga
5 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (12.50%) WSUS
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Perforce
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix