The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 215 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Squid 1 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 1.97% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £26,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.18% +6.15%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
Squid
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
640 559 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.34% 10.81% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 551 483 441
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Squid
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Squid across the West Midlands region.

Squid Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Squid
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Shropshire - 1 £26,500 -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Apache
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 2 (16.67%) Snort
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Websense
5 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Snort
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Websense
2 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great company
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