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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 828 851 770
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -81
Permanent jobs citing Squid 45 68 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.55% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 52 96
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £27,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,123 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+27.95% -12.13%

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
12072 12318 10812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.43% 10.42% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9976 10413 9162
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Squid Salary Histogram in the UK

Squid
Top 23 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 29 May 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 +23 44 £48,750 +30.00% 9
London +68 34 £55,000 +33.33% 2
City of London +39 10 £60,000 +20.00%
South East +9 9 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Berkshire +8 5 £43,625 -27.29% 2
Reading -1 5 £43,625 -12.75% 2
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Surrey +28 4 £46,250 +2.77%
Kent +6 2 £47,500 -
Newbury +5 2 £46,250 -22.91%
Slough -1 2 £46,250 -26.00%
Hampshire - 2 £46,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,250 -
Oxford - 2 £46,250 -
Maidenhead - 2 £46,250 -
Basingstoke - 2 £46,250 -
Bracknell - 2 £46,250 -
Edinburgh +14 1 £60,000 +93.54%
Scotland +14 1 £60,000 +93.54%
North West +6 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 97 (68.31%) Linux
2 94 (66.20%) Apache
3 53 (37.32%) Java
4 51 (35.92%) Tomcat
4 51 (35.92%) HTTP
5 50 (35.21%) Perl
5 50 (35.21%) Firewall
6 43 (30.28%) GlassFish
7 42 (29.58%) UNIX
8 41 (28.87%) Cisco
9 40 (28.17%) nginx
10 39 (27.46%) Solaris
11 37 (26.06%) MySQL
11 37 (26.06%) Puppet
12 34 (23.94%) TCP/IP
12 34 (23.94%) Sun
13 33 (23.24%) Python
14 32 (22.54%) Finance
15 30 (21.13%) CCNA
15 30 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (21.13%) DNS
15 30 (21.13%) PKI
16 29 (20.42%) PCI DSS
16 29 (20.42%) Information Security
17 28 (19.72%) CheckPoint
17 28 (19.72%) Internet
17 28 (19.72%) Websense
17 28 (19.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 28 (19.72%) CCNP
17 28 (19.72%) Blue Coat

Squid
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 94 (66.20%) Apache
2 51 (35.92%) Tomcat
3 43 (30.28%) GlassFish
4 40 (28.17%) nginx
5 15 (10.56%) WebSphere
6 14 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (7.75%) WebLogic
8 10 (7.04%) JBoss
9 7 (4.93%) OpenStack
9 7 (4.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.11%) Moodle
11 2 (1.41%) IIS
11 2 (1.41%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.41%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (1.41%) Drupal
11 2 (1.41%) Jetty
12 1 (0.70%) Lync
12 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.11%) Google Apps
3 3 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.41%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.92%) HTTP
2 50 (35.21%) Firewall
3 34 (23.94%) TCP/IP
4 30 (21.13%) DNS
5 28 (19.72%) Internet
5 28 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (14.08%) LDAP
6 20 (14.08%) SAN
7 14 (9.86%) VPN
8 13 (9.15%) SMTP
9 10 (7.04%) NAS
10 6 (4.23%) SSL
10 6 (4.23%) DHCP
11 5 (3.52%) SSH
11 5 (3.52%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (2.11%) VLAN
12 3 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.11%) IPsec
12 3 (2.11%) LAN
12 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.06%) MySQL
2 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.41%) Redis
5 2 (1.41%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.34%) Mercurial
3 9 (6.34%) Hudson
3 9 (6.34%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.11%) Subversion
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.41%) RSpec
7 1 (0.70%) Maven
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.23%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (19.01%) Administrator
2 26 (18.31%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.68%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (9.86%) Project Engineer
4 14 (9.86%) Architect
5 13 (9.15%) Analyst
5 13 (9.15%) UNIX Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Implementation Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Middleware Analyst
8 9 (6.34%) UNIX Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.63%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.63%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Network Support
10 7 (4.93%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) Middleware
2 18 (12.68%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (9.86%) LAMP
4 13 (9.15%) .NET
5 11 (7.75%) Web Services
6 10 (7.04%) J2EE
7 7 (4.93%) RESTful
8 5 (3.52%) MCollective
8 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.82%) CSS
9 4 (2.82%) HTML
10 2 (1.41%) JSP
10 2 (1.41%) Struts
10 2 (1.41%) XSLT
10 2 (1.41%) JMS
10 2 (1.41%) Spring
10 2 (1.41%) Django
10 2 (1.41%) jQuery
10 2 (1.41%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.41%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.13%) PKI
2 17 (11.97%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.75%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (7.04%) Clustering
5 8 (5.63%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.11%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.41%) Replication
9 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 97 (68.31%) Linux
2 42 (29.58%) UNIX
3 39 (27.46%) Solaris
4 26 (18.31%) CentOS
4 26 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.56%) Windows
6 10 (7.04%) Debian
7 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.42%) Information Security
2 21 (14.79%) Problem Management
3 19 (13.38%) ITIL
3 19 (13.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (12.68%) Mobile Commerce
5 17 (11.97%) Release Management
6 16 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (11.27%) Resource Management
7 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.15%) Change Control
9 11 (7.75%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.63%) Server Building
11 8 (5.63%) DevOps
12 7 (4.93%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.32%) Java
2 50 (35.21%) Perl
3 33 (23.24%) Python
4 19 (13.38%) Bash Shell
5 18 (12.68%) Objective-C
6 17 (11.97%) PHP
7 14 (9.86%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.93%) C
9 6 (4.23%) Ruby
10 5 (3.52%) C#
11 3 (2.11%) C++
11 3 (2.11%) SQL
12 2 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (21.13%) CCNA
1 30 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (19.72%) CCNP
3 16 (11.27%) Degree
4 5 (3.52%) CCSE
4 5 (3.52%) CCSA
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.70%) RHCE
5 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.42%) PCI DSS
2 28 (19.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 28 (19.72%) GPG13
3 24 (16.90%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.97%) Varnish
2 10 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.34%) Samba
4 5 (3.52%) iptables
4 5 (3.52%) qmail
4 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.11%) Docker
5 3 (2.11%) pfSense
5 3 (2.11%) NFS
6 2 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.41%) Gluster
6 2 (1.41%) KVM
6 2 (1.41%) RHEV
6 2 (1.41%) GFS2
6 2 (1.41%) oVirt
7 1 (0.70%) Corosync
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
7 1 (0.70%) Snort
7 1 (0.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 37 (26.06%) Puppet
2 14 (9.86%) Nagios
2 14 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.93%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.52%) Ganglia
5 4 (2.82%) Ansible
6 3 (2.11%) Pacemaker
6 3 (2.11%) Graphite
6 3 (2.11%) Salt
6 3 (2.11%) SmokePing
6 3 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (2.11%) collectd
6 3 (2.11%) logstash
6 3 (2.11%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.11%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.11%) Munin
6 3 (2.11%) Cacti
7 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.41%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (28.87%) Cisco
2 34 (23.94%) Sun
3 28 (19.72%) CheckPoint
3 28 (19.72%) Websense
3 28 (19.72%) Blue Coat
4 26 (18.31%) Oracle
5 24 (16.90%) VMware
6 21 (14.79%) Red Hat
7 14 (9.86%) Veritas
8 13 (9.15%) IBM
9 8 (5.63%) Hitachi
10 5 (3.52%) Google
10 5 (3.52%) NetApp
11 4 (2.82%) Juniper
12 3 (2.11%) F5
12 3 (2.11%) Splunk
12 3 (2.11%) Perforce
13 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.41%) Adobe
13 2 (1.41%) Twitter
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