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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 916 908 903
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing AWK 20 67 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.060% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 59 76
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £23,700 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
51712 57110 62897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.82% 51.49% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44802 48660 53726
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 June 2016 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 17 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 30 June 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 -8 18 £37,500 -16.66% 5
London +8 15 £35,000 -33.33% 5
City of London +45 3 - - 2
South East +30 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
South Yorkshire +20 1 - -
East of England +18 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Bedfordshire +2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £40,000 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 74 (93.67%) Linux
2 57 (72.15%) Bash Shell
3 51 (64.56%) sed
4 50 (63.29%) Shell Script
5 40 (50.63%) SQL
6 39 (49.37%) Perl
7 38 (48.10%) Oracle
8 37 (46.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (45.57%) ITIL
10 32 (40.51%) Finance
10 32 (40.51%) Red Hat
11 30 (37.97%) VMware
12 29 (36.71%) DNS
13 27 (34.18%) Windows
13 27 (34.18%) Java
13 27 (34.18%) Korn
14 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (30.38%) Tomcat
14 24 (30.38%) Unix
15 23 (29.11%) MySQL
15 23 (29.11%) LAMP
15 23 (29.11%) High Availability
16 22 (27.85%) Apache
17 21 (26.58%) DHCP
18 20 (25.32%) Clustering
19 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database
20 18 (22.78%) SAN
20 18 (22.78%) RHCE
20 18 (22.78%) Python
21 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP

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 24 (30.38%) Tomcat
2 22 (27.85%) Apache
3 11 (13.92%) JBoss
4 10 (12.66%) Liferay
5 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.80%) CMS
7 3 (3.80%) nginx
7 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (5.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.53%) Magento
4 2 (2.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) DNS
2 21 (26.58%) DHCP
3 18 (22.78%) SAN
4 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
5 16 (20.25%) FTP
5 16 (20.25%) SSL
6 15 (18.99%) HTTP
7 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
7 14 (17.72%) SMTP
8 13 (16.46%) LDAP
9 10 (12.66%) NAS
9 10 (12.66%) SNMP
9 10 (12.66%) tcpdump
9 10 (12.66%) Telnet
10 4 (5.06%) Firewall
11 3 (3.80%) VLAN
11 3 (3.80%) VPN
12 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) MySQL
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.92%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.59%) DB2
4 6 (7.59%) SQLPlus
5 5 (6.33%) Big Data
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.66%) Hudson
3 5 (6.33%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) Toad
5 1 (1.27%) GitLab
5 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.27%) ProC
5 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (40.51%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Retail
3 12 (15.19%) Banking
4 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) Publishing
7 2 (2.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Administrator
2 21 (26.58%) Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Applications Support
4 14 (17.72%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (15.19%) DBA
7 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
8 9 (11.39%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (11.39%) Linux Support
8 9 (11.39%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (10.13%) Linux Scripter
10 6 (7.59%) DB2 DBA
10 6 (7.59%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (7.59%) SQL DBA
11 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (6.33%) Operations Support Analyst
11 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) LAMP
2 15 (18.99%) POSIX
3 10 (12.66%) JDBC
3 10 (12.66%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
5 5 (6.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) XML
6 2 (2.53%) FreeMarker
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
6 2 (2.53%) XSLT
7 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Clustering
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Cryptography
2 10 (12.66%) Replication
3 5 (6.33%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.27%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.27%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 74 (93.67%) Linux
2 27 (34.18%) Windows
3 24 (30.38%) Unix
4 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (21.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
6 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.72%) CentOS
8 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (8.86%) AIX
10 6 (7.59%) SUSE
11 2 (2.53%) Debian
11 2 (2.53%) Fedora
12 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.27%) Solaris
12 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 36 (45.57%) ITIL
3 23 (29.11%) High Availability
4 13 (16.46%) ERP
4 13 (16.46%) Incident Management
5 12 (15.19%) Migration
6 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
6 10 (12.66%) Memory Management
7 9 (11.39%) Wealth Management
8 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.59%) Patch Management
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) Service Management
10 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.06%) Change Management
11 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 57 (72.15%) Bash Shell
2 51 (64.56%) sed
3 50 (63.29%) Shell Script
4 40 (50.63%) SQL
5 39 (49.37%) Perl
6 27 (34.18%) Java
6 27 (34.18%) Korn
7 18 (22.78%) Python
8 14 (17.72%) C
9 8 (10.13%) C++
9 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
10 6 (7.59%) Bourne shell
11 5 (6.33%) Ruby
12 4 (5.06%) PHP
12 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.80%) C#
14 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
14 2 (2.53%) VBScript
15 1 (1.27%) COBOL
15 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) RHCE
2 12 (15.19%) Degree
3 8 (10.13%) RHCT
4 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) NCDA
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.99%) NFS
4 13 (16.46%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.66%) iptables
5 10 (12.66%) Postfix
5 10 (12.66%) Squid
6 7 (8.86%) Firmware
7 6 (7.59%) KVM
8 3 (3.80%) XenApp
9 2 (2.53%) Docker
9 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.27%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.27%) vSphere
10 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Nagios
2 14 (17.72%) Puppet
3 10 (12.66%) Nmap
3 10 (12.66%) vMotion
4 6 (7.59%) Data Guard
4 6 (7.59%) HP SIM
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (7.59%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.33%) Hyperic
5 5 (6.33%) logstash
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (2.53%) Ansible
8 2 (2.53%) cPanel
8 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.27%) Salt
9 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) Oracle
2 32 (40.51%) Red Hat
3 30 (37.97%) VMware
4 15 (18.99%) NetApp
5 12 (15.19%) EMC
6 11 (13.92%) IBM
7 10 (12.66%) HP
7 10 (12.66%) Novell
7 10 (12.66%) SAP
8 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.33%) F5
9 5 (6.33%) Remedy
9 5 (6.33%) Symantec
10 4 (5.06%) Citrix
11 3 (3.80%) Adobe
12 2 (2.53%) CommVault
12 2 (2.53%) Fujitsu
12 2 (2.53%) Murex
13 1 (1.27%) Brocade
13 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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