Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1125 1149 1132
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWK 56 75 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.040% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.058% 0.075% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 151
UK median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% +1.06% -1.05%
10th Percentile £32,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +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 97115 100005 112786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.74% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79652 86237 96348
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +56 54 £52,500 +10.53% 1
UK excluding London +42 31 £53,750 +7.50%
London -9 25 £50,500 +17.44% 1
South East +65 14 £61,500 +9.82%
South West - 8 £44,000 -
East of England -15 5 £57,500 +15.00%
North of England +2 1 - -
Scotland -9 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Oracle
3 31 (55.36%) sed
4 30 (53.57%) SQL
5 29 (51.79%) Unix
6 28 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 26 (46.43%) Perl
7 26 (46.43%) Bash Shell
8 24 (42.86%) Java
8 24 (42.86%) Windows
8 24 (42.86%) Finance
9 20 (35.71%) WebSphere
10 18 (32.14%) PowerShell
10 18 (32.14%) Firewall
10 18 (32.14%) Python
11 17 (30.36%) DNS
11 17 (30.36%) ITIL
12 16 (28.57%) IBM
12 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 16 (28.57%) VPN
12 16 (28.57%) VMware
13 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (26.79%) Apache
14 13 (23.21%) C
14 13 (23.21%) C++
14 13 (23.21%) LAMP
14 13 (23.21%) Replication
15 12 (21.43%) Korn
15 12 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery

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 20 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (26.79%) Apache
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 4 (7.14%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Doxygen
2 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (7.14%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.57%) GitHub
5 1 (1.79%) Akamai
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 17 (30.36%) DNS
3 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 16 (28.57%) VPN
4 11 (19.64%) DHCP
4 11 (19.64%) VLAN
5 10 (17.86%) SAN
6 8 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 7 (12.50%) HTTP
8 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (7.14%) FTP
8 4 (7.14%) Internet
8 4 (7.14%) LAN
8 4 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (5.36%) WAN
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) DB2
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.79%) Ingres
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Subversion
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (5.36%) GCC
5 3 (5.36%) GDB
5 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Back Office
3 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Scripter
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Support
6 5 (8.93%) Unix Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Wintel Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) LAMP
2 10 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (14.29%) JMS
3 8 (14.29%) XML
4 6 (10.71%) Middleware
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 4 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (7.14%) EJB
6 4 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (7.14%) HornetQ
6 4 (7.14%) Java EE
6 4 (7.14%) Java SE
6 4 (7.14%) XSLT
7 3 (5.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (5.36%) Spring
7 3 (5.36%) STL
8 2 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
9 1 (1.79%) CSS
9 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Replication
2 10 (17.86%) Clustering
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.14%) Video on Demand
6 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.57%) Digital Currency
7 2 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.57%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.57%) Symmetrix
7 2 (3.57%) Verilog
8 1 (1.79%) Fintech
8 1 (1.79%) NHS
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 29 (51.79%) Unix
3 24 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (17.86%) Solaris
6 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.93%) CentOS
8 2 (3.57%) AIX
8 2 (3.57%) Debian
8 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.79%) SUSE
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
4 8 (14.29%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 7 (12.50%) Validation
5 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) RUP
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.14%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Server Hardening
7 4 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) sed
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 28 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 26 (46.43%) Bash Shell
4 26 (46.43%) Perl
5 24 (42.86%) Java
6 18 (32.14%) PowerShell
6 18 (32.14%) Python
7 13 (23.21%) C
7 13 (23.21%) C++
8 12 (21.43%) Korn
9 6 (10.71%) C#
9 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
10 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
11 4 (7.14%) Bourne shell
12 3 (5.36%) VBA
12 3 (5.36%) VBScript
13 2 (3.57%) Tcl
14 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 4 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) RHCE
3 4 (7.14%) RHCSA
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) OCA
5 1 (1.79%) OCP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) XenApp
3 8 (14.29%) NFS
4 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (7.14%) GlusterFS
5 4 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.57%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Backup Exec
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 10 (17.86%) vMotion
2 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.93%) Ansible
4 4 (7.14%) Cacti
4 4 (7.14%) Nagios
4 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (7.14%) Puppet
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) IBM
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
4 10 (17.86%) NetApp
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 10 (17.86%) Symantec
5 6 (10.71%) Ab Initio
5 6 (10.71%) EMC
5 6 (10.71%) Veritas
6 4 (7.14%) Brocade
6 4 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (7.14%) Misys
6 4 (7.14%) StorageTek
6 4 (7.14%) Sun
6 4 (7.14%) Sybase
6 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
7 3 (5.36%) Reuters