The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 847 828 771
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -57
Permanent jobs citing Squid 50 62 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.057% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.54% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 92
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,100 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13359 11509 11767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.93% 10.51% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11334 9517 10121
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Squid within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Squid
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Squid within the UK.

Squid Salary Trend in the UK

Squid
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Squid over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Squid Salary Histogram in the UK

Squid
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -20 44 £55,000 +22.22% 10
London +16 26 £55,000 +4.76% 6
City of London +24 12 £57,500 +4.54% 1
South East +17 10 £67,250 +34.50% 1
Surrey +4 9 £67,000 +123.33%
Reigate -12 8 £67,250 +124.16%
Yorkshire -27 3 £50,000 +104.08% 1
South Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,000 -
Cwmbran - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds -9 2 £55,000 +124.48% 1
North West -9 2 £30,000 -31.03% 2
West Yorkshire -18 2 £55,000 +124.48% 1
East of England -23 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Norfolk - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 - 2
Norwich - 2 £42,500 -
Redhill - 1 £65,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Squid 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 Squid.

1 80 (77.67%) Linux
2 63 (61.17%) Apache
3 54 (52.43%) Perl
4 46 (44.66%) DNS
4 46 (44.66%) MySQL
5 39 (37.86%) PHP
6 35 (33.98%) UNIX
6 35 (33.98%) Firewall
7 34 (33.01%) HTTP
8 33 (32.04%) Solaris
9 29 (28.16%) Internet
9 29 (28.16%) Red Hat
10 28 (27.18%) Java
11 27 (26.21%) Finance
12 26 (25.24%) TCP/IP
12 26 (25.24%) VMware
12 26 (25.24%) Cisco
13 25 (24.27%) LDAP
14 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (23.30%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (22.33%) Puppet
15 23 (22.33%) Tomcat
16 22 (21.36%) GlassFish
16 22 (21.36%) PKI
16 22 (21.36%) IBM
16 22 (21.36%) Sun
16 22 (21.36%) Bash Shell
17 20 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (18.45%) ITIL
19 18 (17.48%) CentOS

Squid
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Squid 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 Squid. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (61.17%) Apache
2 23 (22.33%) Tomcat
3 22 (21.36%) GlassFish
4 13 (12.62%) WebSphere
5 12 (11.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (7.77%) nginx
8 3 (2.91%) IIS
9 2 (1.94%) JBoss
9 2 (1.94%) Moodle
9 2 (1.94%) Confluence
10 1 (0.97%) Jetty
10 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.97%) Drupal
10 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) PaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Route 53
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Heroku
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (44.66%) DNS
2 35 (33.98%) Firewall
3 34 (33.01%) HTTP
4 29 (28.16%) Internet
5 26 (25.24%) TCP/IP
6 25 (24.27%) LDAP
7 15 (14.56%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (12.62%) SAN
9 10 (9.71%) VPN
9 10 (9.71%) SSH
10 9 (8.74%) WAN
10 9 (8.74%) SMTP
11 8 (7.77%) LAN
12 7 (6.80%) Network Security
12 7 (6.80%) NAS
13 6 (5.83%) IPsec
13 6 (5.83%) DHCP
14 5 (4.85%) FTP
14 5 (4.85%) SSL
15 4 (3.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.66%) MySQL
2 6 (5.83%) Redis
2 6 (5.83%) Big Data
3 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.59%) Eclipse
2 14 (13.59%) Hudson
2 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.94%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.94%) JIRA
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Back Office
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Administrator
2 18 (17.48%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (15.53%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) Architect
5 11 (10.68%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.77%) Network Support
6 8 (7.77%) Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Network Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Project Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Implementation Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (12.62%) Middleware
3 4 (3.88%) Web Services
3 4 (3.88%) jQuery
3 4 (3.88%) Memcached
4 3 (2.91%) JSON
4 3 (2.91%) LAMP
4 3 (2.91%) HTML
4 3 (2.91%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) JSP
5 2 (1.94%) Struts
5 2 (1.94%) J2EE
5 2 (1.94%) XSLT
5 2 (1.94%) JMS
5 2 (1.94%) JSTL
5 2 (1.94%) Spring
5 2 (1.94%) RESTful
5 2 (1.94%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.97%) HTML5
6 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) PKI
2 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (8.74%) Clustering
5 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.85%) IBM XIV
7 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.88%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.94%) Open Source
8 2 (1.94%) Replication
8 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.97%) Physics
9 1 (0.97%) Equities
9 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 80 (77.67%) Linux
2 35 (33.98%) UNIX
3 33 (32.04%) Solaris
4 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (17.48%) CentOS
6 10 (9.71%) Windows
7 6 (5.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.88%) Debian
9 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.94%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.94%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (18.45%) ITIL
3 16 (15.53%) Information Security
4 15 (14.56%) Change Control
5 14 (13.59%) Load Balancing
5 14 (13.59%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.62%) Mobile Commerce
6 13 (12.62%) Problem Management
6 13 (12.62%) Release Management
7 10 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.74%) OOP
8 9 (8.74%) OO
9 7 (6.80%) Resource Management
10 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.83%) Project Management
10 6 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.88%) Analytics
12 4 (3.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) Perl
2 39 (37.86%) PHP
3 28 (27.18%) Java
4 22 (21.36%) Bash Shell
5 17 (16.50%) Python
6 15 (14.56%) Objective-C
7 12 (11.65%) Shell Script
8 9 (8.74%) SQL
9 5 (4.85%) C++
10 4 (3.88%) C
11 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) CCNP
2 14 (13.59%) CCNA
3 5 (4.85%) RHCE
4 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) QA
2 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
2 14 (13.59%) GPG13
2 14 (13.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.68%) vSphere
3 9 (8.74%) Postfix
3 9 (8.74%) Samba
4 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
5 7 (6.80%) NFS
5 7 (6.80%) Corosync
6 6 (5.83%) Snort
7 5 (4.85%) GPFS
7 5 (4.85%) qmail
7 5 (4.85%) Varnish
8 3 (2.91%) Xen
9 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.94%) KVM
10 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) Puppet
2 13 (12.62%) Nagios
3 6 (5.83%) Cacti
3 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (5.83%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (4.85%) Opsview
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (4.85%) Graphite
5 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.94%) Icinga
6 2 (1.94%) cPanel
6 2 (1.94%) SELinux
6 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.94%) Plesk
7 1 (0.97%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.97%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.97%) WMI
7 1 (0.97%) WSUS
7 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Red Hat
2 26 (25.24%) VMware
2 26 (25.24%) Cisco
3 22 (21.36%) IBM
3 22 (21.36%) Sun
4 17 (16.50%) Oracle
5 15 (14.56%) CheckPoint
6 14 (13.59%) Websense
6 14 (13.59%) Blue Coat
7 9 (8.74%) Juniper
8 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.80%) Veritas
10 6 (5.83%) Sourcefire
11 4 (3.88%) Perforce
11 4 (3.88%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.91%) HP
12 3 (2.91%) Brocade
13 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.94%) EMC
13 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
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