The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank - - 192
Permanent jobs citing Squid 0 0 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.49%
As % of the System Software category - - 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 27
Average salary - - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
692 468 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.89% 8.79% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 593 411 591
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
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 South West

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

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Squid
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Squid Salary Trend in the South West

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) qmail
3 9 (81.82%) QA
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 9 (81.82%) IIS
3 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) SMTP
4 7 (63.64%) Perl
4 7 (63.64%) LDAP
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Apache
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) NFS
6 5 (45.45%) SNMP
6 5 (45.45%) Ruby
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) CentOS
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) NetApp
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 9 (81.82%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) LDAP
2 7 (63.64%) SMTP
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) CentOS
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) LPIC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) qmail
2 5 (45.45%) NFS
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 1 (9.09%) Postfix
4 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 1 (9.09%) F5