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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 827 799 778
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Permanent jobs citing AWK 82 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 84
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,400 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +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
57056 59220 62555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.16% 53.51% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48746 50608 54944
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 25 November 2014 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 26 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 25 November 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 -16 78 £50,000 - 9
London -1 49 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South East +9 17 £40,000 -3.61%
City of London -14 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Berkshire +5 8 £37,500 -9.63%
East of England -15 7 £31,000 -39.51% 2
Reading +3 6 £36,000 -13.25%
Hertfordshire -15 5 £31,000 -15.06% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £51,750 -
Surrey - 4 £51,000 -
Yorkshire -32 3 £30,000 +1.69%
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £30,000 -
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £31,000 -
Poole - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 136 (73.91%) Linux
2 132 (71.74%) Shell Script
3 129 (70.11%) Perl
4 126 (68.48%) UNIX
5 104 (56.52%) Bash Shell
6 93 (50.54%) Oracle
7 87 (47.28%) sed
8 74 (40.22%) Korn
9 65 (35.33%) SQL
10 57 (30.98%) Red Hat
11 54 (29.35%) Apache
12 47 (25.54%) Python
12 47 (25.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 46 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 45 (24.46%) Windows
14 45 (24.46%) MySQL
15 42 (22.83%) Solaris
16 41 (22.28%) Finance
17 40 (21.74%) Oracle Database
18 38 (20.65%) Java
19 37 (20.11%) Tomcat
20 33 (17.93%) Bourne shell
20 33 (17.93%) Puppet
21 32 (17.39%) Degree
21 32 (17.39%) Configuration Management
22 31 (16.85%) CentOS
23 28 (15.22%) Oracle RMAN
23 28 (15.22%) Data Guard
24 25 (13.59%) SUSE
24 25 (13.59%) SNMP

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 54 (29.35%) Apache
2 37 (20.11%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.24%) nginx
4 11 (5.98%) CMS
5 10 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (3.26%) JBoss
9 4 (2.17%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.09%) Drupal
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) RMDS
2 2 (1.09%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.09%) Magento
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (13.59%) SNMP
3 19 (10.33%) DNS
4 16 (8.70%) HTTP
5 15 (8.15%) SAN
6 14 (7.61%) Multicast
7 10 (5.43%) tcpdump
7 10 (5.43%) Wireshark
7 10 (5.43%) Firewall
8 9 (4.89%) FTP
8 9 (4.89%) LAN
8 9 (4.89%) WAN
9 8 (4.35%) VPN
9 8 (4.35%) Internet
9 8 (4.35%) SSH
10 6 (3.26%) Ethereal
10 6 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.26%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.72%) Wireless
12 4 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.46%) MySQL
2 40 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 23 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (11.41%) Relational Database
5 20 (10.87%) DB2
6 18 (9.78%) RDBMS
7 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (7.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 10 (5.43%) HBase
9 7 (3.80%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.26%) Big Data
11 5 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.63%) Informix
13 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (1.09%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.43%) Subversion
4 7 (3.80%) Hudson
5 3 (1.63%) Maven
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.09%) Emacs
6 2 (1.09%) JMeter
6 2 (1.09%) GCC
6 2 (1.09%) GDB
6 2 (1.09%) JUnit
6 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (22.28%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Banking
3 9 (4.89%) Retail
3 9 (4.89%) Marketing
4 8 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.26%) Publishing
6 5 (2.72%) Games
6 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.63%) Back Office
8 2 (1.09%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (29.35%) Administrator
2 45 (24.46%) Analyst
3 36 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (16.85%) Linux Administrator
5 29 (15.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 24 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 19 (10.33%) Support Engineer
8 17 (9.24%) DBA
9 16 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
10 15 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (7.61%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (7.61%) Applications Support
12 13 (7.07%) Developer
13 10 (5.43%) Data Analyst
13 10 (5.43%) Performance Analyst
13 10 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (5.43%) Capacity Analyst
14 9 (4.89%) Applications Support Analyst
15 7 (3.80%) Market Analyst
15 7 (3.80%) Market Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) J2EE
2 13 (7.07%) HTML
3 11 (5.98%) RESTful
4 10 (5.43%) XML
5 8 (4.35%) SOAP
6 7 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.26%) CSS
8 5 (2.72%) Servlets
8 5 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.17%) Regular Expression
9 4 (2.17%) Middleware
9 4 (2.17%) Spring
9 4 (2.17%) XSLT
10 3 (1.63%) XSD
10 3 (1.63%) .NET
11 2 (1.09%) Struts
11 2 (1.09%) Web Services
12 1 (0.54%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.70%) Clustering
3 12 (6.52%) Replication
4 9 (4.89%) User Experience
5 8 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.26%) Equities
6 6 (3.26%) Social Network
7 5 (2.72%) Taxonomies
8 4 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.17%) Celerra
8 4 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.17%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.17%) VAX
8 4 (2.17%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.17%) Symmetrix
8 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.63%) Online Games
10 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 136 (73.91%) Linux
2 126 (68.48%) UNIX
3 47 (25.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (24.46%) Windows
5 42 (22.83%) Solaris
6 31 (16.85%) CentOS
7 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (13.59%) SUSE
8 18 (9.78%) Ubuntu
9 16 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.89%) Debian
11 7 (3.80%) AIX
12 6 (3.26%) VMS
12 6 (3.26%) Fedora
12 6 (3.26%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.09%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 24 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 23 (12.50%) DevOps
3 23 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.41%) Project Management
5 20 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (10.87%) Performance Management
6 18 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (9.24%) Incident Management
8 15 (8.15%) ITIL
9 14 (7.61%) Problem Management
9 14 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (6.52%) Release Management
11 10 (5.43%) Performance Testing
12 9 (4.89%) Operations Management
12 9 (4.89%) Electronic Trading
12 9 (4.89%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (71.74%) Shell Script
2 129 (70.11%) Perl
3 104 (56.52%) Bash Shell
4 87 (47.28%) sed
5 74 (40.22%) Korn
6 65 (35.33%) SQL
7 47 (25.54%) Python
8 38 (20.65%) Java
9 33 (17.93%) Bourne shell
10 24 (13.04%) Ruby
11 19 (10.33%) PHP
12 16 (8.70%) C
13 14 (7.61%) C++
13 14 (7.61%) C-shell
14 13 (7.07%) VBA
15 12 (6.52%) C#
16 11 (5.98%) JavaScript
17 6 (3.26%) PL/SQL
18 2 (1.09%) Lua
19 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (17.39%) Degree
2 16 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.63%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.09%) CCNP
6 2 (1.09%) CCNA
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MCSD
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (5.43%) QA
3 6 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (15.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (7.61%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (7.61%) Firmware
3 11 (5.98%) Varnish
4 10 (5.43%) KVM
5 9 (4.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 7 (3.80%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (3.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (2.17%) SRDF
9 3 (1.63%) Cygwin
10 2 (1.09%) StorNext
10 2 (1.09%) Samba
10 2 (1.09%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 33 (17.93%) Puppet
2 28 (15.22%) Data Guard
3 21 (11.41%) Nagios
4 16 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (7.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (7.61%) HP SIM
6 9 (4.89%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.80%) Opsview
8 6 (3.26%) NetBackup
8 6 (3.26%) YUM
9 4 (2.17%) Ansible
10 2 (1.09%) Salt
10 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 93 (50.54%) Oracle
2 57 (30.98%) Red Hat
3 17 (9.24%) Bloomberg
4 14 (7.61%) IBM
4 14 (7.61%) Sun
5 13 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.07%) VMware
5 13 (7.07%) Splunk
6 9 (4.89%) Percona
6 9 (4.89%) Ab Initio
7 7 (3.80%) Veritas
8 6 (3.26%) Reuters
8 6 (3.26%) CQG
8 6 (3.26%) CA
9 5 (2.72%) EMC
9 5 (2.72%) Akamai
10 4 (2.17%) Huawei
10 4 (2.17%) Brocade
10 4 (2.17%) Symantec
10 4 (2.17%) Ericsson
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