The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 911 911 935
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing AWK 37 74 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.066% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 41
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-48.75% -5.88%

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
53550 57203 62903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 50.98% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46286 48622 53234
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average 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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AWK within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
England +9 37 £50,000 +15.60% 8
London +5 29 £50,000 -3.84% 3
South East +7 6 - - 2
Surrey -6 6 - -
Wimbledon - 6 - -
Guildford +5 5 - -
South Yorkshire +17 2 - -
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £20,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £48,750 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £20,500 -
Swindon - 2 £20,500 -
Doncaster - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing AWK 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 AWK.

1 87 (97.75%) Linux
2 66 (74.16%) Bash Shell
3 60 (67.42%) Shell Script
4 56 (62.92%) sed
5 51 (57.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 48 (53.93%) Perl
7 47 (52.81%) SQL
8 42 (47.19%) Oracle
9 41 (46.07%) Red Hat
10 36 (40.45%) ITIL
10 36 (40.45%) VMware
10 36 (40.45%) High Availability
11 33 (37.08%) Windows
12 31 (34.83%) Tomcat
13 30 (33.71%) Java
13 30 (33.71%) Finance
13 30 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (32.58%) DNS
15 28 (31.46%) Python
16 26 (29.21%) LAMP
16 26 (29.21%) DHCP
16 26 (29.21%) Apache
17 25 (28.09%) Clustering
18 24 (26.97%) RHCE
18 24 (26.97%) Incident Management
18 24 (26.97%) Oracle Database
19 22 (24.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 22 (24.72%) CentOS
20 21 (23.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 21 (23.60%) C

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing AWK 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 AWK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (34.83%) Tomcat
2 26 (29.21%) Apache
3 10 (11.24%) JBoss
4 9 (10.11%) Liferay
5 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) DNS
2 26 (29.21%) DHCP
3 19 (21.35%) SAN
4 15 (16.85%) iSCSI
4 15 (16.85%) SSL
4 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.73%) FTP
6 11 (12.36%) LDAP
6 11 (12.36%) SMTP
7 9 (10.11%) HTTP
7 9 (10.11%) NAS
7 9 (10.11%) SNMP
7 9 (10.11%) tcpdump
7 9 (10.11%) Telnet
8 7 (7.87%) Firewall
9 5 (5.62%) VLAN
9 5 (5.62%) VPN
10 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.12%) LAN
11 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) Oracle Database
2 18 (20.22%) MySQL
3 9 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.74%) DB2
5 5 (5.62%) SQLPlus
6 4 (4.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.25%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.12%) KDB
9 1 (1.12%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Subversion
2 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Hudson
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) GDB
3 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Retail
3 11 (12.36%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Administrator
2 26 (29.21%) Analyst
3 19 (21.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) DBA
4 18 (20.22%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (17.98%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (17.98%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (16.85%) Applications Support
7 14 (15.73%) Linux Scripter
8 12 (13.48%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (13.48%) SQL DBA
9 9 (10.11%) Linux Support
10 7 (7.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (6.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) DB2 DBA
11 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.21%) LAMP
2 12 (13.48%) POSIX
3 9 (10.11%) JDBC
3 9 (10.11%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (7.87%) Middleware
5 5 (5.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Clustering
2 12 (13.48%) Replication
3 9 (10.11%) Cryptography
4 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.62%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.12%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.12%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (97.75%) Linux
2 33 (37.08%) Windows
3 22 (24.72%) CentOS
3 22 (24.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 21 (23.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (23.60%) Unix
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.48%) SUSE
5 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.74%) AIX
8 2 (2.25%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) Fedora
9 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 36 (40.45%) High Availability
2 36 (40.45%) ITIL
3 24 (26.97%) Incident Management
4 12 (13.48%) ERP
4 12 (13.48%) Patch Management
4 12 (13.48%) Performance Management
4 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
4 12 (13.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.11%) Memory Management
5 9 (10.11%) Migration
6 8 (8.99%) Wealth Management
7 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.74%) Service Management
8 5 (5.62%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (74.16%) Bash Shell
2 60 (67.42%) Shell Script
3 56 (62.92%) sed
4 48 (53.93%) Perl
5 47 (52.81%) SQL
6 30 (33.71%) Java
7 28 (31.46%) Python
8 21 (23.60%) C
9 19 (21.35%) Korn
10 12 (13.48%) Bourne shell
11 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
12 5 (5.62%) C++
12 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
13 4 (4.49%) Ruby
14 2 (2.25%) C#
15 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.12%) PHP
15 1 (1.12%) R
15 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) RHCE
2 15 (16.85%) RHCT
3 14 (15.73%) Degree
4 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) MCITP
6 3 (3.37%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.37%) NCDA
6 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.12%) CISA
7 1 (1.12%) CISSP
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.35%) VMware ESX
3 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
4 16 (17.98%) NFS
5 13 (14.61%) Firmware
5 13 (14.61%) KVM
6 9 (10.11%) iptables
6 9 (10.11%) Postfix
6 9 (10.11%) Squid
7 3 (3.37%) XenApp
8 2 (2.25%) Docker
8 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) vMotion
2 15 (16.85%) Nagios
3 12 (13.48%) Data Guard
3 12 (13.48%) HP SIM
3 12 (13.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (13.48%) Puppet
4 9 (10.11%) Nmap
5 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.62%) Hyperic
5 5 (5.62%) logstash
5 5 (5.62%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.25%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.12%) Salt
8 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Oracle
2 41 (46.07%) Red Hat
3 36 (40.45%) VMware
4 17 (19.10%) HP
5 16 (17.98%) NetApp
6 12 (13.48%) IBM
7 11 (12.36%) EMC
8 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.11%) Novell
9 9 (10.11%) SAP
10 5 (5.62%) F5
10 5 (5.62%) Symantec
11 4 (4.49%) Adobe
11 4 (4.49%) Citrix
11 4 (4.49%) Remedy
12 3 (3.37%) CommVault
13 2 (2.25%) Fujitsu
14 1 (1.12%) Brocade
14 1 (1.12%) Sun
14 1 (1.12%) Veritas
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,500 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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