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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 891 887
Rank change year-on-year +79 -4  
Permanent jobs citing AWK 40 59 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.056% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 58
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £69,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £20,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +150.00% -50.89%  

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 46799 53896 54523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.74% 51.54% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39820 46470 46385
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

AWK
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AWK as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 18 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 40 £50,000 - 4
London +43 30 £50,000 -2.43% 2
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
South East +57 2 £57,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £36,750 -
Bromley - 2 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
South West +32 1 £55,000 +168.29%
Wiltshire +20 1 £55,000 +168.29%
Swindon +11 1 £55,000 +168.29%
Watford - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £34,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 74 (91.36%) Linux
2 48 (59.26%) Bash Shell
3 46 (56.79%) Perl
4 43 (53.09%) sed
5 41 (50.62%) SQL
6 35 (43.21%) Java
7 34 (41.98%) Oracle
7 34 (41.98%) Finance
8 32 (39.51%) Red Hat
9 30 (37.04%) Unix
9 30 (37.04%) DevOps
10 27 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 22 (27.16%) Windows
11 22 (27.16%) Python
11 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (24.69%) Solaris
12 20 (24.69%) Apache
12 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
13 19 (23.46%) MySQL
13 19 (23.46%) Degree
14 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
15 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (20.99%) C++
16 16 (19.75%) CentOS
16 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
17 15 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (18.52%) VMware
17 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.52%) SAN

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 (24.69%) Apache
2 12 (14.81%) JBoss
3 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.41%) Liferay
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.41%) GitHub
3 5 (6.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.94%) Loggly
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.94%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.47%) G Suite
6 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.47%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (2.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) SAN
2 11 (13.58%) DNS
3 9 (11.11%) SSL
4 8 (9.88%) DHCP
4 8 (9.88%) SMTP
4 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.64%) Firewall
5 7 (8.64%) HTTP
5 7 (8.64%) LDAP
5 7 (8.64%) SNMP
6 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 6 (7.41%) NAS
6 6 (7.41%) tcpdump
6 6 (7.41%) Telnet
7 4 (4.94%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.47%) Network Security
8 2 (2.47%) SSH
8 2 (2.47%) VPN
9 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) MySQL
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
5 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.17%) DB2
7 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.94%) Informix
9 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.47%) Big Data
9 2 (2.47%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.23%) HBase
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.28%) Maven
4 10 (12.35%) Hudson
5 8 (9.88%) Selenium
5 8 (9.88%) Subversion
6 5 (6.17%) JMeter
6 5 (6.17%) LoadRunner
7 4 (4.94%) Ant
7 4 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.94%) Gradle
7 4 (4.94%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.94%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.94%) JIRA
7 4 (4.94%) JUnit
7 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Administrator
2 24 (29.63%) Junior
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (14.81%) Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Junior DevOps
6 10 (12.35%) Developer
7 9 (11.11%) DBA
8 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking Systems Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Junior Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) Junior Operations Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) Junior Systems Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Graduate
9 6 (7.41%) Telecoms Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) LAMP
2 7 (8.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (8.64%) J2EE
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
3 6 (7.41%) JDBC
3 6 (7.41%) jQuery
3 6 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (6.17%) JMS
5 4 (4.94%) .NET
5 4 (4.94%) EJB
5 4 (4.94%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.94%) Java SE
5 4 (4.94%) Spring
5 4 (4.94%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) GWT
6 3 (3.70%) POSIX
6 3 (3.70%) Servlets
6 3 (3.70%) Struts
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Fintech
5 3 (3.70%) Replication
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
7 1 (1.23%) Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 74 (91.36%) Linux
2 30 (37.04%) Unix
3 22 (27.16%) Windows
4 20 (24.69%) Solaris
5 16 (19.75%) CentOS
6 15 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.94%) AIX
9 3 (3.70%) HPUX
9 3 (3.70%) SUSE
10 2 (2.47%) Fedora
10 2 (2.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) DevOps
2 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (16.05%) Release Management
6 13 (16.05%) SDLC
7 12 (14.81%) ITIL
8 9 (11.11%) High Availability
9 8 (9.88%) Application Performance Management
9 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
9 8 (9.88%) Network Management
9 8 (9.88%) Performance Management
10 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.64%) Open Source
11 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.41%) Cryptography
11 6 (7.41%) Memory Management
11 6 (7.41%) Migration
12 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) Bash Shell
2 46 (56.79%) Perl
3 43 (53.09%) sed
4 41 (50.62%) SQL
5 35 (43.21%) Java
6 27 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 22 (27.16%) Python
8 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 17 (20.99%) C++
10 14 (17.28%) Korn
11 13 (16.05%) PHP
12 9 (11.11%) Ruby
13 7 (8.64%) C-shell
14 6 (7.41%) C#
15 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
16 2 (2.47%) Bourne shell
16 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
17 1 (1.23%) VB
17 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) RHCE
3 2 (2.47%) OCA
3 2 (2.47%) OCP
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.47%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.23%) CCSP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) FISMA
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) iptables
3 6 (7.41%) Docker
3 6 (7.41%) NFS
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (7.41%) Postfix
3 6 (7.41%) Squid
4 4 (4.94%) LXC
5 2 (2.47%) GlusterFS
5 2 (2.47%) KVM
5 2 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.47%) vSphere
5 2 (2.47%) Xen
6 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (12.35%) Ansible
4 8 (9.88%) Nagios
5 7 (8.64%) Data Guard
6 6 (7.41%) Nmap
6 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.47%) Salt
8 2 (2.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Oracle
2 32 (39.51%) Red Hat
3 15 (18.52%) VMware
4 13 (16.05%) EMC
5 11 (13.58%) NetApp
6 10 (12.35%) HP
7 7 (8.64%) Google
8 6 (7.41%) Brocade
8 6 (7.41%) Novell
8 6 (7.41%) SAP
9 5 (6.17%) IBM
9 5 (6.17%) Sun
10 4 (4.94%) Cognizant
10 4 (4.94%) CommVault
10 4 (4.94%) Splunk
11 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.70%) Perforce
12 2 (2.47%) Actimize
12 2 (2.47%) StorageTek
12 2 (2.47%) Veritas
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified 10% Annual Bonus, Contributory Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago