Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1154 1210
Rank change year-on-year +29 +56 -56
Permanent jobs citing AWK 48 53 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.030% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.054% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 35
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £6,250 £22,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £67,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 93,424 97,628 101,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.70% 55.35% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 77,663 80,188 87,562
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +28 47 £55,000 - 6
UK excluding London +17 32 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England +36 21 £25,750 - 4
London +29 16 £70,000 +32.70% 1
South East -5 7 £57,500 -6.50% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £43,000 -
North of England +11 3 £43,000 -
Scotland -4 1 £32,200 +7.33%

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (83.33%) Linux
2 37 (77.08%) Unix
2 37 (77.08%) Bash Shell
3 36 (75.00%) Oracle
4 34 (70.83%) Shell Script
5 31 (64.58%) Perl
6 18 (37.50%) Solaris
6 18 (37.50%) Python
7 17 (35.42%) Java
7 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
7 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database
7 17 (35.42%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (33.33%) Windows
9 15 (31.25%) SQL
9 15 (31.25%) Korn
10 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
11 13 (27.08%) SAN
11 13 (27.08%) Web Services
11 13 (27.08%) Internet
11 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
12 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (25.00%) Migration
12 12 (25.00%) WebLogic
13 11 (22.92%) JBoss
13 11 (22.92%) JMS
13 11 (22.92%) Degree
13 11 (22.92%) sed
14 10 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (20.83%) C-shell

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 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
2 12 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (22.92%) JBoss
4 9 (18.75%) GlassFish
4 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
5 8 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (6.25%) SAS
7 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.08%) Apache
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.08%) IIS
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.17%) Kondor
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (18.75%) IaaS
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) PaaS
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) Internet
2 13 (27.08%) SAN
3 9 (18.75%) DNS
4 8 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (16.67%) VPN
5 6 (12.50%) Firewall
6 5 (10.42%) OSPF
7 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (8.33%) FTP
8 3 (6.25%) BGP
8 3 (6.25%) VRRP
8 3 (6.25%) VXLAN
9 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.17%) SNMP
9 2 (4.17%) TACACS
9 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.08%) Extranet
10 1 (2.08%) Multicast
10 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.08%) DB2
8 1 (2.08%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (2.08%) SAS EBI
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Maven
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Ant
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.08%) Firebug
4 1 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.08%) The Grinder
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Back Office
2 6 (12.50%) French Language
2 6 (12.50%) German Language
2 6 (12.50%) Swedish Language
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Solaris Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Support
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Web Services
2 11 (22.92%) JMS
3 9 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (18.75%) EJB
3 9 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
3 9 (18.75%) HornetQ
3 9 (18.75%) Java EE
3 9 (18.75%) Java SE
3 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (14.58%) JSON
5 6 (12.50%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (8.33%) RESTful
7 3 (6.25%) J2EE
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (4.17%) Middleware
8 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (4.17%) XSLT
9 1 (2.08%) JSP
9 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (18.75%) Replication
3 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Equities
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Linux
2 37 (77.08%) Unix
3 18 (37.50%) Solaris
4 16 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (8.33%) CentOS
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
2 12 (25.00%) Migration
3 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (18.75%) SOA
5 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) Presales
6 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (8.33%) Information Security
7 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) QMS
7 4 (8.33%) Server Hardening
7 4 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Bash Shell
2 34 (70.83%) Shell Script
3 31 (64.58%) Perl
4 18 (37.50%) Python
5 17 (35.42%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) Korn
6 15 (31.25%) SQL
7 11 (22.92%) sed
8 10 (20.83%) C-shell
9 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.42%) Bourne shell
11 4 (8.33%) Ruby
12 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) CCNA
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.33%) AWS Certification
3 4 (8.33%) OCA
3 4 (8.33%) OCP
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (8.33%) RHCE
3 4 (8.33%) RHCSA
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.33%) GlusterFS
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) NFS
4 1 (2.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Data Guard
1 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Ansible
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.08%) Grafana
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) EMC
3 6 (12.50%) Sybase
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) Brocade
5 4 (8.33%) Centrify
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) StorageTek
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
5 4 (8.33%) Veritas
6 3 (6.25%) Arista
6 3 (6.25%) Talend
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) F5
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) TIBCO