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

AWK
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1157 1139 1105
Rank change year-on-year -18 -34 +34
Permanent jobs citing AWK 46 85 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.045% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 154
UK median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% +0.53% +0.53%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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 99556 100452 113331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.26% 52.82% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81931 86621 96869
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 12 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 November 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 +22 44 £50,500 +6.32% 4
London -2 25 £50,500 +17.44% 2
UK excluding London +18 21 £50,000 - 2
South West - 9 £45,750 - 1
South East +39 6 £61,500 +9.82%
East of England -16 2 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Midlands +47 1 £42,500 -34.62%
East Midlands +35 1 £42,500 -34.62%
North of England -5 1 - -
Scotland -5 1 £30,000 -40.00%
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) Oracle
3 25 (54.35%) sed
4 21 (45.65%) Perl
5 20 (43.48%) Unix
5 20 (43.48%) Windows
6 19 (41.30%) Shell Script
6 19 (41.30%) Finance
7 18 (39.13%) Bash Shell
8 16 (34.78%) VMware
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 15 (32.61%) Apache
9 15 (32.61%) Java
9 15 (32.61%) Firewall
9 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
9 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (30.43%) C
10 14 (30.43%) DNS
11 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.26%) VPN
11 13 (28.26%) Python
11 13 (28.26%) LAMP
12 11 (23.91%) Citrix
12 11 (23.91%) DHCP
12 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
12 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (23.91%) VLAN
12 11 (23.91%) WebSphere

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 15 (32.61%) Apache
2 11 (23.91%) WebSphere
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Doxygen
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (8.70%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Akamai
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) DNS
3 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) VPN
4 11 (23.91%) DHCP
4 11 (23.91%) VLAN
5 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
6 7 (15.22%) SAN
7 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (8.70%) FTP
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
9 2 (4.35%) Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
10 1 (2.17%) Internet
10 1 (2.17%) IPsec
10 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) Ingres
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Subversion
3 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) Maven
5 3 (6.52%) GCC
5 3 (6.52%) GDB
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
6 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) JMeter
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
4 3 (6.52%) Front Office
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Wintel Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Server Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Wintel Server Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) LAMP
2 8 (17.39%) XML
3 6 (13.04%) Middleware
4 5 (10.87%) JMS
5 4 (8.70%) XSLT
6 3 (6.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 3 (6.52%) STL
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) Web Services
8 1 (2.17%) .NET
8 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.17%) EJB
8 1 (2.17%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.17%) HTML
8 1 (2.17%) Java EE
8 1 (2.17%) Java SE
8 1 (2.17%) JSON
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Clustering
1 10 (21.74%) Replication
2 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Video on Demand
5 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (4.35%) EMC VNX
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
6 2 (4.35%) Symmetrix
6 2 (4.35%) Verilog
7 1 (2.17%) Fintech
7 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 20 (43.48%) Unix
2 20 (43.48%) Windows
3 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) Solaris
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) AIX
7 2 (4.35%) Debian
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Change Management
2 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
3 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Change Control
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Server Hardening
5 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) sed
3 21 (45.65%) Perl
4 19 (41.30%) Shell Script
5 18 (39.13%) Bash Shell
6 15 (32.61%) Java
6 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
7 14 (30.43%) C
8 13 (28.26%) Python
9 8 (17.39%) C++
10 6 (13.04%) C#
10 6 (13.04%) Korn
10 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
11 5 (10.87%) MATLAB
12 4 (8.70%) Bourne shell
13 3 (6.52%) VBA
13 3 (6.52%) VBScript
14 2 (4.35%) Tcl
15 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
15 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
2 4 (8.70%) RHCE
2 4 (8.70%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.17%) OCA
4 1 (2.17%) OCP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) XenApp
3 8 (17.39%) NFS
4 4 (8.70%) GlusterFS
4 4 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Backup Exec
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (21.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 10 (21.74%) vMotion
2 6 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.87%) Ansible
4 4 (8.70%) Cacti
4 4 (8.70%) Nagios
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (8.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Oracle
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 10 (21.74%) IBM
4 10 (21.74%) NetApp
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 10 (21.74%) Symantec
5 6 (13.04%) EMC
5 6 (13.04%) Veritas
6 4 (8.70%) Brocade
6 4 (8.70%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) Misys
6 4 (8.70%) StorageTek
6 4 (8.70%) Sun
6 4 (8.70%) Sybase
6 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
7 3 (6.52%) Bloomberg
7 3 (6.52%) Reuters
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco