Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AWK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWK over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1125 1200
Rank change year-on-year -15 +75 -32
Permanent jobs citing AWK 49 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.043% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.077% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 37
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £6,250 £22,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,500 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year -14.29% +73.55% -26.22%

AWK is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98,451 99,041 106,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.94% 55.42% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 81,801 83,066 92,053
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

AWK
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in the UK

AWK
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWK.

Salary trend for AWK in the UK

AWK
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWK over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 46 £50,000 - 12
UK excluding London -1 26 £45,000 -14.29% 9
London -19 22 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +18 14 £6,500 -87.00% 5
South East -22 7 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Yorkshire +25 3 £43,000 - 1
North of England -2 3 £43,000 - 1
Scotland -11 2 £28,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for AWK.

1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 33 (67.35%) Perl
3 32 (65.31%) Bash Shell
4 29 (59.18%) Oracle
5 28 (57.14%) Unix
5 28 (57.14%) Shell Script
6 20 (40.82%) Python
7 19 (38.78%) SQL
7 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
8 18 (36.73%) Java
8 18 (36.73%) Solaris
9 17 (34.69%) sed
9 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
10 16 (32.65%) Korn
11 14 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
12 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
13 11 (22.45%) Degree
14 10 (20.41%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (20.41%) C-shell
14 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (20.41%) Data Guard
14 10 (20.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (20.41%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (20.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (20.41%) Ansible
14 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (18.37%) Puppet

AWK
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) JBoss
2 4 (8.16%) SAS
2 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.08%) Kondor
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) SAN
1 7 (14.29%) SNMP
2 6 (12.24%) SMTP
3 5 (10.20%) SMS
3 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.16%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) OSPF
6 2 (4.08%) FTP
6 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (4.08%) TACACS
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
2 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (8.16%) Data Lake
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) Big Data
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.04%) DB2
8 1 (2.04%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.04%) OLAP
8 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.04%) SAS EBI
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Subversion
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Automake
3 5 (10.20%) GCC
3 5 (10.20%) GDB
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Firebug
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.04%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.04%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) French Language
3 2 (4.08%) German Language
3 2 (4.08%) Swedish Language
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Solaris Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) DBA
3 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Linux Support
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Support Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) JSON
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (12.24%) LDAP
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
4 5 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (10.20%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) JMS
6 3 (6.12%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.08%) EJB
7 2 (4.08%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (4.08%) HornetQ
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE
7 2 (4.08%) Java EE
7 2 (4.08%) Java SE
7 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.08%) XSLT
8 1 (2.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) Replication
4 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.08%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) Fintech
7 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Unix
3 18 (36.73%) Solaris
4 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
2 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Change Management
5 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.24%) SDLC
6 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
6 5 (10.20%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Push Notifications
7 4 (8.16%) Change Control
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.16%) QMS
7 4 (8.16%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) Perl
2 32 (65.31%) Bash Shell
3 28 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 20 (40.82%) Python
5 19 (38.78%) SQL
6 18 (36.73%) Java
7 17 (34.69%) sed
8 16 (32.65%) Korn
9 10 (20.41%) C-shell
10 8 (16.33%) Ruby
11 7 (14.29%) C++
12 4 (8.16%) Bourne shell
13 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
13 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
14 1 (2.04%) HiveQL
14 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
14 1 (2.04%) PHP
14 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) RHCE
3 4 (8.16%) OCA
3 4 (8.16%) OCP
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (8.16%) RHCSA
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (12.24%) NFS
3 4 (8.16%) GlusterFS
3 4 (8.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (6.12%) Docker
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.04%) NDS
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Ansible
1 10 (20.41%) Data Guard
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (18.37%) Puppet
3 5 (10.20%) systemd
4 4 (8.16%) Nagios
4 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (8.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (4.08%) Cacti
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (4.08%) Grafana
6 1 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.04%) Graphite
6 1 (2.04%) Rancher
6 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.29%) EMC
4 5 (10.20%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Brocade
5 4 (8.16%) Centrify
5 4 (8.16%) StorageTek
5 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 4 (8.16%) Veritas
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) IBM
6 3 (6.12%) Talend
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) McAfee
7 2 (4.08%) Misys
7 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase
7 2 (4.08%) TIBCO