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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 809 774 741
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -33
Permanent jobs citing AWK 98 100 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 69 88 109
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £19,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -49.33%

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
58976 56587 62824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.02% 52.70% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49429 48738 55092
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 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 2 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 -25 95 £47,500 -17.39% 13
London -30 58 £47,500 -17.39% 7
East of England -4 19 £50,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 13 £50,500 - 1
South East -18 8 £60,000 +233.33% 3
City of London -29 8 £47,500 -24.00% 5
Luton - 7 - -
Dunstable - 6 £50,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £24,000 -
North East - 5 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £50,250 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £24,000 -
South West - 4 £50,000 -
North West - 4 £28,625 -
Reading - 4 - - 2
Berkshire - 4 - - 2
Cheshire - 3 - -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Tewkesbury - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £41,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Scotland -12 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 - 1
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
Essex +5 1 £52,500 -
Brentwood +4 1 £52,500 -
Wales -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
South Wales -1 1 £37,500 -11.76%

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 147 (80.33%) Linux
2 131 (71.58%) Perl
3 122 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 107 (58.47%) UNIX
4 107 (58.47%) Bash Shell
5 80 (43.72%) sed
6 78 (42.62%) Oracle
6 78 (42.62%) Red Hat
7 73 (39.89%) SQL
8 69 (37.70%) Korn
9 60 (32.79%) Java
9 60 (32.79%) Python
10 49 (26.78%) Windows
11 47 (25.68%) TCP/IP
12 44 (24.04%) CentOS
13 42 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (22.40%) Finance
15 38 (20.77%) Apache
16 37 (20.22%) Oracle Database
17 34 (18.58%) MySQL
18 32 (17.49%) Bourne shell
19 30 (16.39%) Solaris
20 29 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
21 28 (15.30%) Data Guard
21 28 (15.30%) Firewall
21 28 (15.30%) Oracle RMAN
21 28 (15.30%) Degree
22 27 (14.75%) DevOps
23 26 (14.21%) SUSE
23 26 (14.21%) PHP

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (20.77%) Apache
2 23 (12.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.19%) Drupal
4 3 (1.64%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (4.92%) Magento
2 6 (3.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.68%) TCP/IP
2 28 (15.30%) Firewall
3 23 (12.57%) SNMP
4 22 (12.02%) SAN
5 17 (9.29%) HTTP
5 17 (9.29%) DNS
6 12 (6.56%) SMTP
6 12 (6.56%) SSH
7 11 (6.01%) LDAP
7 11 (6.01%) tcpdump
8 10 (5.46%) Ethernet
8 10 (5.46%) Ethereal
8 10 (5.46%) Wireshark
9 9 (4.92%) LAN
9 9 (4.92%) WAN
9 9 (4.92%) SSL
10 8 (4.37%) Multicast
10 8 (4.37%) VPN
10 8 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.22%) Oracle Database
2 34 (18.58%) MySQL
3 18 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (8.74%) Hadoop
5 15 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.20%) Big Data
6 14 (7.65%) DB2
6 14 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (7.10%) Oracle9i Database
7 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
8 9 (4.92%) HBase
9 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.28%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.28%) Redis
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.09%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Subversion
1 9 (4.92%) Hudson
1 9 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.09%) Emacs
2 2 (1.09%) GCC
2 2 (1.09%) GDB
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.55%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 41 (22.40%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Marketing
3 12 (6.56%) Games
3 12 (6.56%) Banking
4 9 (4.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (35.52%) Administrator
2 46 (25.14%) Linux Administrator
3 40 (21.86%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (18.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 32 (17.49%) Analyst
6 23 (12.57%) Support Engineer
7 21 (11.48%) Developer
8 16 (8.74%) UNIX Administrator
9 15 (8.20%) DBA
10 14 (7.65%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Programmer
11 13 (7.10%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.46%) Customer Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Customer Support Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 8 (4.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.84%) J2EE
2 11 (6.01%) SOAP
3 10 (5.46%) .NET
4 9 (4.92%) XML
5 8 (4.37%) HTML
6 6 (3.28%) CSS
7 4 (2.19%) XSLT
7 4 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.64%) XSD
8 3 (1.64%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.64%) Spring
9 2 (1.09%) Middleware
9 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.09%) Swing
9 2 (1.09%) POSIX
10 1 (0.55%) CGI
10 1 (0.55%) Akka
10 1 (0.55%) Ajax
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.48%) Clustering
3 16 (8.74%) Open Source
4 14 (7.65%) Firmware
5 8 (4.37%) Online Games
6 5 (2.73%) Informatics
6 5 (2.73%) Replication
6 5 (2.73%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.19%) Symmetrix
7 4 (2.19%) VAX
7 4 (2.19%) Celerra
7 4 (2.19%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) Statistics
9 2 (1.09%) Physics
9 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.09%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.55%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 147 (80.33%) Linux
2 107 (58.47%) UNIX
3 49 (26.78%) Windows
4 44 (24.04%) CentOS
5 42 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (16.39%) Solaris
7 26 (14.21%) SUSE
8 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (13.11%) Ubuntu
10 13 (7.10%) Debian
11 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (5.46%) Fedora
13 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
14 8 (4.37%) AIX
15 6 (3.28%) VMS
15 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
15 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
16 2 (1.09%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (14.75%) DevOps
3 23 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (10.93%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (9.29%) Incident Management
5 17 (9.29%) OO
5 17 (9.29%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.65%) Performance Management
6 14 (7.65%) Problem Management
6 14 (7.65%) Analytics
6 14 (7.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (5.46%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.92%) Software Architecture
8 9 (4.92%) Video Analytics
8 9 (4.92%) CRM
8 9 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.37%) ITIL
9 8 (4.37%) B2B
10 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 131 (71.58%) Perl
2 122 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 107 (58.47%) Bash Shell
4 80 (43.72%) sed
5 73 (39.89%) SQL
6 69 (37.70%) Korn
7 60 (32.79%) Java
7 60 (32.79%) Python
8 32 (17.49%) Bourne shell
9 26 (14.21%) PHP
10 22 (12.02%) C
11 20 (10.93%) C++
12 19 (10.38%) C#
13 15 (8.20%) C-shell
14 13 (7.10%) Ruby
15 9 (4.92%) VBA
16 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
17 4 (2.19%) Lua
18 2 (1.09%) Groovy
18 2 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (15.30%) Degree
2 14 (7.65%) SC Cleared
2 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.73%) PhD
4 3 (1.64%) RHCE
5 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.09%) CCNP
5 2 (1.09%) CCNA
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.83%) QA
2 7 (3.83%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (15.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (7.65%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (7.65%) KVM
3 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (3.83%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.19%) Samba
6 4 (2.19%) SRDF
6 4 (2.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (1.64%) Cygwin
7 3 (1.64%) StorNext
8 2 (1.09%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.55%) RHEV
9 1 (0.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 28 (15.30%) Data Guard
2 23 (12.57%) Puppet
3 19 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (9.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 15 (8.20%) Opsview
6 14 (7.65%) HP SIM
6 14 (7.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (7.65%) Nagios
7 13 (7.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (5.46%) YUM
9 6 (3.28%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.73%) CFEngine
11 4 (2.19%) Vagrant
11 4 (2.19%) Tivoli
11 4 (2.19%) Zenoss
11 4 (2.19%) Salt
12 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 78 (42.62%) Oracle
1 78 (42.62%) Red Hat
2 18 (9.84%) VMware
3 13 (7.10%) JBoss
3 13 (7.10%) IBM
3 13 (7.10%) Sun
4 12 (6.56%) Bloomberg
5 10 (5.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.46%) SAP
6 9 (4.92%) JD Edwards
7 8 (4.37%) Veritas
7 8 (4.37%) Vertica
7 8 (4.37%) CA
8 7 (3.83%) EMC
9 6 (3.28%) Reuters
9 6 (3.28%) CQG
10 5 (2.73%) Symantec
10 5 (2.73%) Brocade
11 4 (2.19%) Huawei
11 4 (2.19%) Ab Initio
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