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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 773 831 818
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -13
Permanent jobs citing Squid 97 59 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.055% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 0.54% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 61
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.12%

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
12966 10855 10668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.16% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10814 8977 8924
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 3 March 2015 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 3 March 2015. 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
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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 +50 95 £52,500 +31.25% 6
London +38 53 £52,500 +5.00% 4
City of London +39 33 £52,500 -16.00% 2
South East -11 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Surrey +11 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire +1 9 £65,000 +80.55%
West Yorkshire - 8 £65,000 -
Leeds - 8 £65,000 -
Reigate - 6 £67,500 -
North West -18 5 £30,000 -10.44%
Cambridge +12 4 £56,250 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £56,250 +25.00%
East of England +1 4 £56,250 +32.35%
Hampshire - 4 £62,500 -
Kent - 4 £47,500 -
Manchester -2 3 £30,000 +20.00%
Bristol - 2 £41,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £37,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £41,250 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Redhill - 1 £65,000 -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 99 (68.75%) Linux
2 97 (67.36%) Apache
3 64 (44.44%) Perl
4 58 (40.28%) HTTP
5 54 (37.50%) Java
6 51 (35.42%) Firewall
7 49 (34.03%) UNIX
8 45 (31.25%) Tomcat
8 45 (31.25%) Solaris
9 44 (30.56%) GlassFish
10 42 (29.17%) Cisco
11 40 (27.78%) Sun
12 39 (27.08%) MySQL
13 37 (25.69%) PKI
14 36 (25.00%) Internet
15 34 (23.61%) TCP/IP
15 34 (23.61%) Puppet
16 32 (22.22%) DNS
16 32 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (21.53%) Capacity Planning
18 30 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (20.83%) PHP
18 30 (20.83%) CheckPoint
18 30 (20.83%) VMware
19 29 (20.14%) Information Security
19 29 (20.14%) Websense
19 29 (20.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 29 (20.14%) CCNP
19 29 (20.14%) CCNA
19 29 (20.14%) PCI DSS

Squid
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 97 (67.36%) Apache
2 45 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 44 (30.56%) GlassFish
4 27 (18.75%) nginx
5 21 (14.58%) WebSphere
6 20 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (7.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.47%) JBoss
9 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.69%) Moodle
10 1 (0.69%) IIS
10 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.08%) PaaS
3 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (40.28%) HTTP
2 51 (35.42%) Firewall
3 36 (25.00%) Internet
4 34 (23.61%) TCP/IP
5 32 (22.22%) DNS
6 30 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (13.89%) SAN
8 19 (13.19%) LDAP
9 10 (6.94%) VPN
9 10 (6.94%) NAS
10 8 (5.56%) SSH
11 6 (4.17%) SMTP
12 5 (3.47%) WAN
12 5 (3.47%) FTP
13 4 (2.78%) LAN
14 3 (2.08%) Kerberos
14 3 (2.08%) HTTPS
14 3 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (2.08%) IPsec
15 2 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) MySQL
2 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.08%) Big Data
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.39%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.11%) Hudson
2 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 14 (9.72%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.69%) Ant
5 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 28 (19.44%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Back Office
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Administrator
2 26 (18.06%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.28%) Architect
4 18 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 15 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (10.42%) Implementation Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Network Support
6 13 (9.03%) Network Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.94%) Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.67%) Middleware
1 24 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (7.64%) LAMP
3 10 (6.94%) .NET
3 10 (6.94%) J2EE
4 6 (4.17%) Web Services
5 4 (2.78%) RESTful
6 3 (2.08%) jQuery
7 2 (1.39%) libvirt
7 2 (1.39%) XSLT
7 2 (1.39%) JMS
7 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.39%) CSS
7 2 (1.39%) JSP
7 2 (1.39%) Struts
7 2 (1.39%) Spring
7 2 (1.39%) JSTL
7 2 (1.39%) HTML
7 2 (1.39%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.69%) PKI
2 23 (15.97%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (11.81%) Clustering
4 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.08%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Equities
10 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.69%) Physics
10 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.69%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 99 (68.75%) Linux
2 49 (34.03%) UNIX
3 45 (31.25%) Solaris
4 27 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (13.19%) CentOS
6 12 (8.33%) Windows
7 5 (3.47%) Debian
7 5 (3.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) Capacity Planning
2 29 (20.14%) Information Security
3 25 (17.36%) Mobile Commerce
3 25 (17.36%) Problem Management
4 24 (16.67%) ITIL
5 23 (15.97%) Release Management
6 22 (15.28%) Change Control
7 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.42%) Resource Management
9 12 (8.33%) OOP
9 12 (8.33%) OO
10 11 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
14 6 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
15 5 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
16 4 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (44.44%) Perl
2 54 (37.50%) Java
3 30 (20.83%) PHP
4 25 (17.36%) Python
4 25 (17.36%) Objective-C
5 22 (15.28%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.64%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.86%) C
8 6 (4.17%) SQL
9 4 (2.78%) C++
10 2 (1.39%) C#
10 2 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (20.14%) CCNP
2 29 (20.14%) CCNA
3 18 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) VCP4
5 5 (3.47%) RHCE
5 5 (3.47%) CCSA
5 5 (3.47%) CCSE
6 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 29 (20.14%) PCI DSS
1 29 (20.14%) GPG13
2 28 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.03%) Samba
3 9 (6.25%) NFS
4 7 (4.86%) Varnish
5 6 (4.17%) Corosync
5 6 (4.17%) vSphere
6 5 (3.47%) GPFS
6 5 (3.47%) Postfix
7 3 (2.08%) Xen
7 3 (2.08%) Docker
8 2 (1.39%) RHEV
8 2 (1.39%) oVirt
8 2 (1.39%) Gluster
8 2 (1.39%) KVM
8 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.69%) Snort
9 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (23.61%) Puppet
2 13 (9.03%) Nagios
3 12 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (4.17%) Cacti
6 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (2.08%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.39%) SELinux
9 2 (1.39%) SmokePing
9 2 (1.39%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.39%) Munin
9 2 (1.39%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.69%) Plesk
10 1 (0.69%) WSUS
10 1 (0.69%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.69%) Ansible
10 1 (0.69%) Opsview
10 1 (0.69%) cPanel
Vendors
1 42 (29.17%) Cisco
2 40 (27.78%) Sun
3 30 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 30 (20.83%) VMware
4 29 (20.14%) Blue Coat
4 29 (20.14%) Websense
5 25 (17.36%) Oracle
5 25 (17.36%) IBM
5 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
6 13 (9.03%) Veritas
7 8 (5.56%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.08%) EMC
8 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.08%) Perforce
9 2 (1.39%) Juniper
9 2 (1.39%) Twitter
10 1 (0.69%) Informatica
10 1 (0.69%) HP
10 1 (0.69%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.69%) Brocade
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