Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1106 1180 1118
Rank change year-on-year +74 -62 +24
Permanent jobs citing AWK 65 67 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.034% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.065% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 137
UK median annual salary £50,500 £48,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.59% +5.98% +2.22%
10th Percentile £22,000 £35,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £72,000 £56,925 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -

AWK is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97902 103624 111235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.61% 52.34% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 81038 89665 94694
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 11 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 17 August 2017. 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 +97 64 £50,500 +6.32% 3
London +23 33 £50,500 +3.59% 1
UK excluding London +73 32 £52,500 +13.51% 2
South East +79 16 £55,000 -
South West +11 5 £44,000 +114.63% 2
East of England -2 5 - -
East Midlands - 3 £39,000 -
Midlands - 3 £39,000 -
Yorkshire +19 2 - -
North of England -4 2 - -
Scotland +17 1 £30,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AWK.

1 48 (73.85%) Linux
2 36 (55.38%) Unix
3 35 (53.85%) sed
4 32 (49.23%) Bash Shell
4 32 (49.23%) Oracle
4 32 (49.23%) Shell Script
5 31 (47.69%) Finance
6 29 (44.62%) Windows
7 28 (43.08%) Perl
8 27 (41.54%) Java
9 23 (35.38%) SQL
9 23 (35.38%) MySQL
9 23 (35.38%) IBM
9 23 (35.38%) WebSphere
10 20 (30.77%) Python
11 19 (29.23%) Apache
11 19 (29.23%) ITIL
11 19 (29.23%) Korn
12 17 (26.15%) LAMP
13 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
13 16 (24.62%) VPN
13 16 (24.62%) DNS
13 16 (24.62%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (23.08%) DevOps
14 15 (23.08%) C++
14 15 (23.08%) VMware
14 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
15 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (21.54%) DB2

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 23 (35.38%) WebSphere
2 19 (29.23%) Apache
3 10 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
5 8 (12.31%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (9.23%) JBoss
7 4 (6.15%) GlassFish
7 4 (6.15%) MQSeries
7 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.54%) CMS
8 1 (1.54%) Drupal
8 1 (1.54%) IIS
8 1 (1.54%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.08%) Kondor
3 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.77%) GitHub
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (6.15%) IaaS
3 4 (6.15%) Loggly
3 4 (6.15%) OpenShift
3 4 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) DNS
1 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
1 16 (24.62%) VPN
2 14 (21.54%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) DHCP
4 10 (15.38%) SAN
5 9 (13.85%) HTTP
5 9 (13.85%) VLAN
6 7 (10.77%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.69%) Internet
8 4 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (6.15%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.08%) SMTP
9 2 (3.08%) SSL
10 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.54%) LAN
10 1 (1.54%) SNMP
10 1 (1.54%) TACACS
10 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) MySQL
2 14 (21.54%) DB2
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.15%) Informix
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.54%) Ingres
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) Subversion
4 6 (9.23%) JMeter
4 6 (9.23%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.69%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.69%) Selenium
6 4 (6.15%) Ant
6 4 (6.15%) Artifactory
6 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
6 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.15%) Gradle
6 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.15%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Administrator
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) DBA
4 8 (12.31%) Junior
4 8 (12.31%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Graduate
5 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.23%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Unix Support
6 6 (9.23%) Unix Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
7 5 (7.69%) Unix Scripting Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) LAMP
2 12 (18.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (10.77%) JMS
4 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (7.69%) CSS
5 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (6.15%) EJB
5 4 (6.15%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.15%) HornetQ
5 4 (6.15%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (6.15%) Java EE
5 4 (6.15%) Java SE
5 4 (6.15%) Middleware
5 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 3 (4.62%) HTML
6 3 (4.62%) J2EE
6 3 (4.62%) Spring
6 3 (4.62%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (18.46%) Replication
3 10 (15.38%) Clustering
4 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.62%) Digital Currency
8 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
8 2 (3.08%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (3.08%) EMC VNX
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.08%) Symmetrix
8 2 (3.08%) Verilog
9 1 (1.54%) CMDB
9 1 (1.54%) Fintech
9 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Linux
2 36 (55.38%) Unix
3 29 (44.62%) Windows
4 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.85%) Solaris
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.31%) AIX
8 4 (6.15%) CentOS
9 2 (3.08%) SUSE
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.54%) Debian
10 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) ITIL
2 15 (23.08%) DevOps
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (20.00%) SDLC
4 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (16.92%) High Availability
6 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (12.31%) RUP
7 8 (12.31%) Task Automation
7 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Change Management
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.69%) Migration
11 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.15%) Information Security
11 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) sed
2 32 (49.23%) Bash Shell
2 32 (49.23%) Shell Script
3 28 (43.08%) Perl
4 27 (41.54%) Java
5 23 (35.38%) SQL
6 20 (30.77%) Python
7 19 (29.23%) Korn
8 15 (23.08%) C++
9 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
10 9 (13.85%) PHP
11 8 (12.31%) Ruby
12 7 (10.77%) C
13 5 (7.69%) Bourne shell
14 3 (4.62%) C#
15 2 (3.08%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
15 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
15 2 (3.08%) Tcl
16 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) AWS Certification
2 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
2 4 (6.15%) OCA
2 4 (6.15%) OCP
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (6.15%) RHCE
2 4 (6.15%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) XenApp
3 8 (12.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 7 (10.77%) NFS
5 4 (6.15%) Docker
5 4 (6.15%) GlusterFS
5 4 (6.15%) LXC
5 4 (6.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.08%) SRDF
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Backup Exec
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (13.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 9 (13.85%) vMotion
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (12.31%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) Tivoli
3 7 (10.77%) Ansible
4 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (6.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Oracle
2 23 (35.38%) IBM
3 15 (23.08%) VMware
4 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 9 (13.85%) Citrix
6 9 (13.85%) NetApp
6 9 (13.85%) Symantec
7 8 (12.31%) Ab Initio
8 7 (10.77%) EMC
9 6 (9.23%) Veritas
10 4 (6.15%) Brocade
10 4 (6.15%) Cognizant
10 4 (6.15%) HP
10 4 (6.15%) Splunk
10 4 (6.15%) StorageTek
10 4 (6.15%) Sun
11 2 (3.08%) Cadence
11 2 (3.08%) Misys
11 2 (3.08%) Tableau