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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 851 849 786
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -63
Permanent jobs citing Squid 44 67 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.53% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 95
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%

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
11531 12674 10855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.73% 10.89% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9630 10452 9272
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 -10 44 £42,500 - 9
London +37 23 £37,968 -33.96% 2
South East +14 19 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Berkshire +22 18 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Reading +14 18 £44,750 +15.48% 1
City of London +32 5 - - 1
Slough -5 2 £42,500 -26.08%
Basingstoke - 2 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Oxford - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Reigate +19 1 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England +17 1 £45,000 -29.41%
Surrey +13 1 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands -15 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -18 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Norwich - 1 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 79 (84.95%) Linux
2 71 (76.34%) Apache
3 49 (52.69%) Puppet
4 46 (49.46%) nginx
5 40 (43.01%) Tomcat
6 39 (41.94%) DNS
7 36 (38.71%) Python
7 36 (38.71%) Perl
8 34 (36.56%) MySQL
9 33 (35.48%) WebLogic
9 33 (35.48%) LDAP
10 31 (33.33%) HTTP
10 31 (33.33%) SMTP
10 31 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 31 (33.33%) Degree
11 30 (32.26%) Finance
12 29 (31.18%) Nagios
13 28 (30.11%) Configuration Management
13 28 (30.11%) VMware
14 26 (27.96%) JBoss
14 26 (27.96%) Web Services
14 26 (27.96%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (25.81%) qmail
15 24 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (24.73%) ZABBIX
17 22 (23.66%) SSL
18 21 (22.58%) ITIL
18 21 (22.58%) Varnish
18 21 (22.58%) OpenStack
18 21 (22.58%) CentOS

Squid
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 71 (76.34%) Apache
2 46 (49.46%) nginx
3 40 (43.01%) Tomcat
4 33 (35.48%) WebLogic
5 26 (27.96%) JBoss
6 21 (22.58%) OpenStack
7 13 (13.98%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (3.23%) Moodle
10 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.15%) Drupal
10 2 (2.15%) Jetty
10 2 (2.15%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (2.15%) IIS
10 2 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.08%) CMS
11 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.15%) PaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.94%) DNS
2 33 (35.48%) LDAP
3 31 (33.33%) SMTP
3 31 (33.33%) HTTP
4 22 (23.66%) SSL
5 18 (19.35%) Firewall
6 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.68%) DHCP
8 8 (8.60%) VPN
8 8 (8.60%) Internet
9 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.38%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (4.30%) SAN
11 4 (4.30%) LAN
12 3 (3.23%) VLAN
12 3 (3.23%) NAS
12 3 (3.23%) WAN
13 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) Redis
6 3 (3.23%) MarkLogic
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.15%) RSpec
4 2 (2.15%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.23%) French Language
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Administrator
4 14 (15.05%) Applications Support
4 14 (15.05%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (12.90%) Applications Support Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Senior Support Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (9.68%) Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Middleware Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (5.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
14 3 (3.23%) IT Manager
14 3 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) Web Services
2 20 (21.51%) Middleware
3 18 (19.35%) MCollective
4 6 (6.45%) RESTful
5 5 (5.38%) CSS
5 5 (5.38%) HTML
6 4 (4.30%) .NET
6 4 (4.30%) LAMP
6 4 (4.30%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (3.23%) Spring
7 3 (3.23%) JSON
7 3 (3.23%) JSTL
7 3 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 3 (3.23%) J2EE
7 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.23%) JSP
7 3 (3.23%) Struts
7 3 (3.23%) XSLT
7 3 (3.23%) JMS
7 3 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.45%) PKI
4 6 (6.45%) Derivative
4 6 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 79 (84.95%) Linux
2 24 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (22.58%) CentOS
4 14 (15.05%) UNIX
5 13 (13.98%) Windows
6 10 (10.75%) Solaris
7 9 (9.68%) Debian
7 9 (9.68%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.45%) SUSE
9 5 (5.38%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Configuration Management
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.43%) DevOps
4 18 (19.35%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.90%) Information Security
6 11 (11.83%) Open Source
7 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.38%) BCP
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.23%) MVC
10 3 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) Perl
1 36 (38.71%) Python
2 19 (20.43%) Java
3 16 (17.20%) Shell Script
4 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.75%) PHP
6 8 (8.60%) Ruby
7 5 (5.38%) SQL
8 3 (3.23%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) Scala
10 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) CCNA
2 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) PhD
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMP
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CCSA
4 1 (1.08%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.45%) GPG13
2 6 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 24 (25.81%) qmail
2 21 (22.58%) Varnish
3 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.38%) Samba
4 5 (5.38%) iptables
5 4 (4.30%) pfSense
6 3 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (2.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (2.15%) Corosync
7 2 (2.15%) NFS
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.08%) Snort
8 1 (1.08%) Postfix
8 1 (1.08%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.08%) vSphere
8 1 (1.08%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.08%) KVM
8 1 (1.08%) Docker
8 1 (1.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (52.69%) Puppet
2 29 (31.18%) Nagios
3 23 (24.73%) ZABBIX
4 19 (20.43%) Cacti
4 19 (20.43%) Ganglia
5 17 (18.28%) collectd
5 17 (18.28%) logstash
5 17 (18.28%) Graphite
6 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (13.98%) Ansible
8 5 (5.38%) Salt
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (2.15%) Pacemaker
12 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.08%) Munin
12 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
12 1 (1.08%) yum
12 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 28 (30.11%) VMware
3 17 (18.28%) Splunk
4 15 (16.13%) Cisco
5 14 (15.05%) Oracle
6 11 (11.83%) F5
7 7 (7.53%) Sun
7 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.53%) Websense
8 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.38%) Google
9 5 (5.38%) WorldPay
9 5 (5.38%) NetApp
10 4 (4.30%) Veritas
11 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
12 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
12 2 (2.15%) Terracotta
12 2 (2.15%) Akamai
12 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
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