The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 885 913 909
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing AWK 26 56 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.051% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.099% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 62
Median salary £51,250 £51,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.49% +10.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,050 £26,644
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-45.33% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51390 56383 63151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.33% 51.39% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44488 47983 53937
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing AWK as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AWK
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWK within the UK.

AWK Salary Trend in the UK

AWK
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AWK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 25 £51,250 +0.49%
London +30 18 £52,500 -
South East +29 4 - -
South Yorkshire +15 2 - -
Yorkshire +13 2 - -
South West +5 2 £20,500 -62.72%
Surrey 0 2 - -
Guildford 0 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £20,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £48,750 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £20,500 -
East of England +28 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Bedfordshire +9 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland +1 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £40,000 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AWK.

1 80 (95.24%) Linux
2 61 (72.62%) Bash Shell
3 55 (65.48%) Shell Script
4 54 (64.29%) sed
5 46 (54.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (52.38%) SQL
7 43 (51.19%) Perl
8 42 (50.00%) Oracle
9 38 (45.24%) ITIL
10 35 (41.67%) Red Hat
10 35 (41.67%) VMware
11 31 (36.90%) Finance
12 30 (35.71%) Windows
12 30 (35.71%) Java
12 30 (35.71%) DNS
12 30 (35.71%) High Availability
13 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (33.33%) Tomcat
14 27 (32.14%) LAMP
15 25 (29.76%) DHCP
16 24 (28.57%) Korn
17 23 (27.38%) Apache
17 23 (27.38%) Clustering
18 22 (26.19%) Unix
18 22 (26.19%) Python
18 22 (26.19%) MySQL
18 22 (26.19%) RHCE
18 22 (26.19%) Oracle Database
19 20 (23.81%) SAN
19 20 (23.81%) Active Directory

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 23 (27.38%) Apache
3 11 (13.10%) JBoss
4 10 (11.90%) Liferay
5 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.38%) Magento
5 1 (1.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.71%) DNS
2 25 (29.76%) DHCP
3 20 (23.81%) SAN
4 16 (19.05%) iSCSI
4 16 (19.05%) SSL
4 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 15 (17.86%) FTP
6 14 (16.67%) SMTP
7 13 (15.48%) LDAP
8 12 (14.29%) HTTP
9 10 (11.90%) NAS
9 10 (11.90%) SNMP
9 10 (11.90%) tcpdump
9 10 (11.90%) Telnet
10 6 (7.14%) Firewall
11 5 (5.95%) VLAN
11 5 (5.95%) VPN
12 3 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) MySQL
1 22 (26.19%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.14%) DB2
4 5 (5.95%) SQLPlus
5 4 (4.76%) Big Data
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.38%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
1 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.90%) Hudson
3 9 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) Toad
5 1 (1.19%) GitLab
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) ProC
5 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Retail
3 12 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Administrator
2 23 (27.38%) Analyst
3 16 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 15 (17.86%) DBA
4 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (15.48%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (13.10%) Linux Scripter
8 9 (10.71%) Linux Support
8 9 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (10.71%) SQL DBA
9 8 (9.52%) Support Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
11 6 (7.14%) Operational Support Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
12 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) LAMP
2 13 (15.48%) POSIX
3 10 (11.90%) JDBC
3 10 (11.90%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (8.33%) Middleware
5 5 (5.95%) Web Services
5 5 (5.95%) XML
6 2 (2.38%) FreeMarker
6 2 (2.38%) SOAP
6 2 (2.38%) XSLT
7 1 (1.19%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Clustering
2 12 (14.29%) Replication
3 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.90%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.95%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.19%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.19%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 80 (95.24%) Linux
2 30 (35.71%) Windows
3 22 (26.19%) Unix
4 20 (23.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (21.43%) CentOS
6 18 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (10.71%) SUSE
9 7 (8.33%) AIX
10 2 (2.38%) Debian
10 2 (2.38%) Fedora
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.19%) Solaris
11 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (45.24%) ITIL
3 30 (35.71%) High Availability
4 18 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 13 (15.48%) ERP
6 12 (14.29%) Migration
7 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
7 10 (11.90%) Memory Management
8 9 (10.71%) Patch Management
8 9 (10.71%) Performance Management
8 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
8 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (10.71%) Wealth Management
9 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.33%) Service Management
11 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.95%) Change Management
12 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
13 4 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 61 (72.62%) Bash Shell
2 55 (65.48%) Shell Script
3 54 (64.29%) sed
4 44 (52.38%) SQL
5 43 (51.19%) Perl
6 30 (35.71%) Java
7 24 (28.57%) Korn
8 22 (26.19%) Python
9 18 (21.43%) C
10 9 (10.71%) Bourne shell
11 7 (8.33%) C++
12 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
12 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (4.76%) Ruby
14 3 (3.57%) C#
14 3 (3.57%) PHP
15 1 (1.19%) COBOL
15 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
15 1 (1.19%) VBA
15 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) RHCE
2 14 (16.67%) Degree
3 12 (14.29%) RHCT
4 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.57%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.57%) MCITP
6 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.57%) NCDA
6 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) SAS 70
System Software
1 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.24%) NFS
3 17 (20.24%) VMware ESX
4 10 (11.90%) Firmware
4 10 (11.90%) iptables
4 10 (11.90%) KVM
4 10 (11.90%) Postfix
4 10 (11.90%) Squid
5 3 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (2.38%) Docker
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.19%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) Nagios
2 14 (16.67%) Puppet
2 14 (16.67%) vMotion
3 10 (11.90%) Nmap
4 9 (10.71%) Data Guard
4 9 (10.71%) HP SIM
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (7.14%) ZABBIX
6 5 (5.95%) Backup Exec
6 5 (5.95%) Hyperic
6 5 (5.95%) logstash
7 3 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (2.38%) Ansible
8 2 (2.38%) cPanel
8 2 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.19%) Kibana
9 1 (1.19%) Salt
9 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Oracle
2 35 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 35 (41.67%) VMware
3 17 (20.24%) NetApp
4 14 (16.67%) HP
5 12 (14.29%) EMC
6 11 (13.10%) IBM
7 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.90%) Novell
7 10 (11.90%) SAP
8 5 (5.95%) F5
8 5 (5.95%) Remedy
8 5 (5.95%) Symantec
9 4 (4.76%) Adobe
9 4 (4.76%) Citrix
10 2 (2.38%) CommVault
10 2 (2.38%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.38%) Murex
11 1 (1.19%) Brocade
11 1 (1.19%) Splunk