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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 867 858 754
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -104
Permanent jobs citing Squid 35 80 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.64% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 114
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,123 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -7.19%

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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 July 2015 within the UK.

Squid Salary Histogram in the UK

Squid
Top 21 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 July 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 -21 35 £42,500 +13.33% 5
London +20 21 £40,000 -3.03% 2
South East +16 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Reading +5 12 £44,750 -10.50% 1
Berkshire 0 12 £42,500 -26.08% 1
City of London +35 7 £62,500 +35.13%
Newbury +3 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Slough -7 3 £42,500 -26.08%
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £42,500 -
Oxford - 3 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £42,500 -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
East of England +5 1 £45,000 -30.76%
West Midlands -23 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -24 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Norwich - 1 £45,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 93 (69.92%) Linux
2 88 (66.17%) Apache
3 49 (36.84%) Tomcat
4 46 (34.59%) HTTP
4 46 (34.59%) Firewall
5 45 (33.83%) nginx
6 44 (33.08%) Perl
7 43 (32.33%) Java
8 40 (30.08%) Python
9 39 (29.32%) Cisco
9 39 (29.32%) Puppet
10 36 (27.07%) UNIX
11 34 (25.56%) GlassFish
12 32 (24.06%) DNS
13 31 (23.31%) TCP/IP
13 31 (23.31%) Solaris
13 31 (23.31%) MySQL
13 31 (23.31%) Finance
14 30 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (21.05%) PCI DSS
15 28 (21.05%) Information Security
15 28 (21.05%) CCNA
15 28 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
16 27 (20.30%) VMware
17 26 (19.55%) CheckPoint
17 26 (19.55%) Websense
18 25 (18.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 25 (18.80%) Sun
18 25 (18.80%) CCNP
18 25 (18.80%) Blue Coat

Squid
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 88 (66.17%) Apache
2 49 (36.84%) Tomcat
3 45 (33.83%) nginx
4 34 (25.56%) GlassFish
5 20 (15.04%) WebLogic
6 17 (12.78%) JBoss
7 14 (10.53%) OpenStack
8 11 (8.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.26%) Moodle
9 3 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.50%) Jetty
10 2 (1.50%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.50%) Drupal
10 2 (1.50%) IIS
11 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.26%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.50%) PaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.50%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.59%) HTTP
1 46 (34.59%) Firewall
2 32 (24.06%) DNS
3 31 (23.31%) TCP/IP
4 25 (18.80%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (16.54%) LDAP
6 21 (15.79%) Internet
7 20 (15.04%) SMTP
8 17 (12.78%) SAN
9 13 (9.77%) SSL
10 10 (7.52%) VPN
10 10 (7.52%) NAS
11 8 (6.02%) DHCP
12 5 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.76%) SSH
13 4 (3.01%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (2.26%) VLAN
14 3 (2.26%) LAN
15 2 (1.50%) FTP
15 2 (1.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.31%) MySQL
2 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.26%) MarkLogic
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.76%) Hudson
3 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.76%) Mercurial
3 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.26%) Subversion
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.50%) RSpec
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.26%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Support Engineer
2 26 (19.55%) Administrator
3 17 (12.78%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (8.27%) Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Project Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) UNIX Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.77%) Middleware Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Implementation Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Architect
9 7 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (4.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.51%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.79%) Middleware
2 18 (13.53%) Web Services
3 12 (9.02%) LAMP
3 12 (9.02%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (9.02%) .NET
4 11 (8.27%) MCollective
5 9 (6.77%) J2EE
6 8 (6.02%) RESTful
7 5 (3.76%) HTML
7 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.76%) CSS
8 3 (2.26%) JSP
8 3 (2.26%) Struts
8 3 (2.26%) Spring
8 3 (2.26%) XSLT
8 3 (2.26%) JMS
8 3 (2.26%) REST
8 3 (2.26%) JSTL
8 3 (2.26%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) PKI
2 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.52%) Mobile Banking
4 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.02%) Clustering
5 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.50%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) Equities
10 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.75%) Derivative
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 93 (69.92%) Linux
2 36 (27.07%) UNIX
3 31 (23.31%) Solaris
4 30 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (16.54%) CentOS
6 16 (12.03%) Windows
7 10 (7.52%) Debian
8 8 (6.02%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) Information Security
2 19 (14.29%) ITIL
3 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.28%) Problem Management
5 14 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (9.77%) Resource Management
7 12 (9.02%) Mobile Commerce
8 11 (8.27%) Release Management
9 10 (7.52%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.52%) DevOps
10 9 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (6.77%) Change Control
11 7 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.51%) Service Management
13 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.08%) Perl
2 43 (32.33%) Java
3 40 (30.08%) Python
4 21 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.03%) Shell Script
6 12 (9.02%) Objective-C
7 11 (8.27%) PHP
8 7 (5.26%) Ruby
9 5 (3.76%) C#
10 4 (3.01%) C
10 4 (3.01%) SQL
11 2 (1.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) CCNA
1 28 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (18.80%) CCNP
3 22 (16.54%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) CCSA
4 6 (4.51%) CCSE
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 25 (18.80%) GPG13
2 25 (18.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Varnish
2 12 (9.02%) qmail
3 9 (6.77%) Samba
4 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.76%) iptables
5 3 (2.26%) NFS
5 3 (2.26%) pfSense
5 3 (2.26%) Docker
6 2 (1.50%) RHEV
6 2 (1.50%) oVirt
6 2 (1.50%) GFS2
6 2 (1.50%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.50%) Snort
6 2 (1.50%) Gluster
6 2 (1.50%) KVM
7 1 (0.75%) Postfix
7 1 (0.75%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 39 (29.32%) Puppet
2 23 (17.29%) Nagios
3 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.77%) ZABBIX
4 13 (9.77%) Oracle ZFS
5 11 (8.27%) Ganglia
6 9 (6.77%) Cacti
6 9 (6.77%) collectd
6 9 (6.77%) logstash
6 9 (6.77%) Graphite
7 5 (3.76%) Ansible
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.26%) Pacemaker
8 3 (2.26%) Salt
8 3 (2.26%) Munin
8 3 (2.26%) Zenoss
8 3 (2.26%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.26%) SmokePing
8 3 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.50%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) Cisco
2 27 (20.30%) VMware
3 26 (19.55%) CheckPoint
3 26 (19.55%) Websense
4 25 (18.80%) Blue Coat
4 25 (18.80%) Sun
5 24 (18.05%) Red Hat
6 23 (17.29%) Oracle
7 11 (8.27%) Veritas
8 9 (6.77%) Splunk
9 8 (6.02%) IBM
10 5 (3.76%) Hitachi
10 5 (3.76%) NetApp
10 5 (3.76%) Google
11 4 (3.01%) F5
12 3 (2.26%) WorldPay
12 3 (2.26%) Juniper
13 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.50%) Adobe
13 2 (1.50%) Terracotta
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
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Salary: £600 per day
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