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 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
AWK
Rank 815 765 735
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -30
Permanent jobs citing AWK 87 111 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 97 110
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +3.12%

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 30 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 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
England -38 86 £47,500 -11.62% 10
London -65 54 £47,500 -13.63% 5
South East -7 12 £60,000 +224.32% 3
East of England -19 12 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 11 - - 1
City of London -32 10 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Berkshire +10 8 £36,000 - 3
Reading - 8 £36,000 - 1
Dunstable - 7 - - 1
Luton - 4 - -
North West - 4 £28,625 -
South West - 4 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £24,000 -
North East - 3 £24,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £24,000 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Tewkesbury - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales +6 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Wales -6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Merseyside - 1 £28,625 -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £28,625 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 151 (79.47%) Linux
2 134 (70.53%) Perl
3 126 (66.32%) Shell Script
4 113 (59.47%) UNIX
5 109 (57.37%) Bash Shell
6 86 (45.26%) sed
7 82 (43.16%) Oracle
8 76 (40.00%) SQL
8 76 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 70 (36.84%) Korn
10 58 (30.53%) Python
11 56 (29.47%) Java
12 52 (27.37%) Windows
13 49 (25.79%) TCP/IP
14 44 (23.16%) CentOS
15 42 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 41 (21.58%) Oracle Database
16 41 (21.58%) Finance
16 41 (21.58%) Apache
17 35 (18.42%) MySQL
17 35 (18.42%) Bourne shell
18 34 (17.89%) Degree
19 32 (16.84%) Solaris
20 31 (16.32%) Oracle RMAN
20 31 (16.32%) Data Guard
21 29 (15.26%) SUSE
22 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
22 28 (14.74%) Performance Tuning
23 27 (14.21%) DevOps
24 25 (13.16%) SNMP

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (21.58%) Apache
2 25 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.11%) Drupal
5 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (3.68%) RMDS
1 7 (3.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.79%) TCP/IP
2 25 (13.16%) SNMP
2 25 (13.16%) Firewall
3 21 (11.05%) SAN
4 19 (10.00%) HTTP
5 17 (8.95%) DNS
6 12 (6.32%) SSH
7 11 (5.79%) SMTP
7 11 (5.79%) tcpdump
8 10 (5.26%) Multicast
8 10 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 10 (5.26%) LDAP
8 10 (5.26%) Ethereal
8 10 (5.26%) Wireshark
9 9 (4.74%) LAN
9 9 (4.74%) WAN
10 8 (4.21%) SSL
10 8 (4.21%) VPN
10 8 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.58%) Oracle Database
2 35 (18.42%) MySQL
3 19 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.95%) DB2
4 17 (8.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (8.42%) Hadoop
5 16 (8.42%) RDBMS
6 15 (7.89%) Big Data
7 14 (7.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
7 14 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (5.26%) HBase
9 8 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.16%) NoSQL
11 6 (3.16%) Redis
12 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.05%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.74%) Subversion
2 9 (4.74%) Hudson
3 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.05%) GCC
4 2 (1.05%) GDB
4 2 (1.05%) Emacs
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (21.58%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Banking
3 12 (6.32%) Marketing
4 11 (5.79%) Games
5 9 (4.74%) Retail
6 4 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Front Office
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (33.16%) Administrator
2 44 (23.16%) Linux Administrator
3 39 (20.53%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (17.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 32 (16.84%) Analyst
6 22 (11.58%) Support Engineer
7 21 (11.05%) Developer
8 18 (9.47%) DBA
9 17 (8.95%) UNIX Administrator
10 16 (8.42%) Oracle DBA
11 13 (6.84%) Programmer
11 13 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (6.32%) Support Analyst
13 10 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
13 10 (5.26%) Customer Support Engineer
13 10 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.74%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 8 (4.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.05%) J2EE
2 11 (5.79%) SOAP
3 9 (4.74%) XML
4 8 (4.21%) .NET
5 7 (3.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (3.16%) CSS
6 6 (3.16%) HTML
7 4 (2.11%) XSLT
8 3 (1.58%) XSD
8 3 (1.58%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.58%) Spring
9 2 (1.05%) Swing
9 2 (1.05%) Middleware
9 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.53%) Akka
10 1 (0.53%) POSIX
10 1 (0.53%) CGI
10 1 (0.53%) Ajax
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.58%) Clustering
3 16 (8.42%) Firmware
3 16 (8.42%) Open Source
4 7 (3.68%) Online Games
5 6 (3.16%) Replication
6 5 (2.63%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.63%) Informatics
7 4 (2.11%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (2.11%) Celerra
7 4 (2.11%) Symmetrix
7 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.11%) VAX
8 3 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 2 (1.05%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.05%) Equities
9 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.05%) Statistics
9 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 151 (79.47%) Linux
2 113 (59.47%) UNIX
3 52 (27.37%) Windows
4 44 (23.16%) CentOS
5 42 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (16.84%) Solaris
7 29 (15.26%) SUSE
8 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (13.16%) Ubuntu
10 13 (6.84%) Debian
11 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (5.26%) Fedora
13 7 (3.68%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.68%) AIX
14 6 (3.16%) VMS
14 6 (3.16%) Windows 8
14 6 (3.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (1.05%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.74%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (14.21%) DevOps
3 24 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (11.05%) Configuration Management
4 21 (11.05%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 17 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (8.95%) Performance Management
7 16 (8.42%) Problem Management
7 16 (8.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (7.89%) OO
9 14 (7.37%) Analytics
10 11 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.79%) ITIL
11 10 (5.26%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.74%) Software Architecture
12 9 (4.74%) Video Analytics
13 7 (3.68%) Performance Testing
13 7 (3.68%) Operations Management
13 7 (3.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 134 (70.53%) Perl
2 126 (66.32%) Shell Script
3 109 (57.37%) Bash Shell
4 86 (45.26%) sed
5 76 (40.00%) SQL
6 70 (36.84%) Korn
7 58 (30.53%) Python
8 56 (29.47%) Java
9 35 (18.42%) Bourne shell
10 22 (11.58%) PHP
11 21 (11.05%) C
12 20 (10.53%) C++
13 19 (10.00%) C#
14 16 (8.42%) C-shell
15 14 (7.37%) Ruby
16 9 (4.74%) VBA
17 4 (2.11%) Lua
18 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
18 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
19 2 (1.05%) Jython
Qualifications
1 34 (17.89%) Degree
2 17 (8.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.63%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.63%) PhD
4 3 (1.58%) RHCE
5 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.05%) CCNP
5 2 (1.05%) CCNA
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.68%) QA
3 6 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (16.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (6.84%) KVM
4 10 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.68%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (3.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (2.11%) SRDF
6 4 (2.11%) Samba
7 3 (1.58%) Cygwin
7 3 (1.58%) StorNext
8 2 (1.05%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.53%) Varnish
9 1 (0.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (16.32%) Data Guard
2 24 (12.63%) Puppet
3 20 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (8.42%) HP SIM
5 15 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 15 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (7.89%) Nagios
5 15 (7.89%) Opsview
6 11 (5.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (5.26%) YUM
8 7 (3.68%) Tivoli
9 6 (3.16%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.63%) CFEngine
11 4 (2.11%) Vagrant
11 4 (2.11%) Zenoss
11 4 (2.11%) Salt
12 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 82 (43.16%) Oracle
2 76 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 17 (8.95%) VMware
4 15 (7.89%) IBM
5 13 (6.84%) Sun
5 13 (6.84%) JBoss
5 13 (6.84%) Bloomberg
6 10 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.21%) SAP
7 8 (4.21%) CA
7 8 (4.21%) Veritas
7 8 (4.21%) Vertica
8 7 (3.68%) JD Edwards
8 7 (3.68%) Ab Initio
9 6 (3.16%) Reuters
9 6 (3.16%) CQG
9 6 (3.16%) EMC
10 5 (2.63%) Brocade
10 5 (2.63%) Splunk
11 4 (2.11%) Huawei
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago