The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 188 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Squid 14 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.22% -
As % of the System Software category 2.85% 2.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,123 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +25.00%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
491 585 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.12% 10.57% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 431 525 423
Average salary £36,562 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.18% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,004 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Squid
England

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Squid across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Squid Salary Histogram 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 24 July 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
Coventry +6 12 £30,000 -25.00%
Birmingham +2 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 20 (80.00%) Python
2 20 (80.00%) DHCP
2 20 (80.00%) DNS
3 14 (56.00%) Apache
4 13 (52.00%) Degree
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) UNIX
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (24.00%) Internet
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) HTTP
9 5 (20.00%) Samba
10 3 (12.00%) Plesk
10 3 (12.00%) vSphere
10 3 (12.00%) SSH
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (12.00%) MS Office
11 2 (8.00%) C
11 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (8.00%) CCNP

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (56.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) DHCP
1 20 (80.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) VoIP
3 5 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) SSH
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Support
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Graduate
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (8.00%) Information Security
1 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.00%) GPG13
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Samba
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.00%) Websense