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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 917 898
Rank change year-on-year +80 -19  
Permanent jobs citing AWK 37 18 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.018% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% 0.035% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 60
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £33,875 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  

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 49762 51984 56399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.96% 52.83% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94009 99997 107023
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 +69 36 £55,000 +37.50% 3
UK excluding London +53 24 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East +56 13 £55,000 - 1
London +32 13 £52,750 +17.22% 2
East of England -5 4 - -
South West - 4 £44,000 -
North of England -5 2 - -
Scotland +18 1 £30,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 62 (80.52%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) sed
3 39 (50.65%) Bash Shell
4 36 (46.75%) Windows
5 35 (45.45%) Unix
5 35 (45.45%) Finance
6 34 (44.16%) Java
7 33 (42.86%) Perl
7 33 (42.86%) Oracle
8 30 (38.96%) SQL
9 28 (36.36%) Shell Script
10 24 (31.17%) C++
10 24 (31.17%) MySQL
11 22 (28.57%) Python
11 22 (28.57%) Red Hat
11 22 (28.57%) IBM
11 22 (28.57%) WebSphere
12 21 (27.27%) DevOps
13 20 (25.97%) SDLC
13 20 (25.97%) Korn
14 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (23.38%) Task Automation
15 18 (23.38%) VMware
16 17 (22.08%) Apache
16 17 (22.08%) ITIL
16 17 (22.08%) CentOS
17 16 (20.78%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (20.78%) LAMP
17 16 (20.78%) Degree
18 15 (19.48%) Banking

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 22 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 17 (22.08%) Apache
3 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (7.79%) JBoss
6 4 (5.19%) GlassFish
6 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.09%) GitHub
4 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.79%) IaaS
5 5 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (5.19%) Loggly
6 4 (5.19%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.60%) G Suite
7 2 (2.60%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.60%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) DNS
1 15 (19.48%) Firewall
2 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.18%) VPN
3 12 (15.58%) SAN
4 10 (12.99%) DHCP
5 9 (11.69%) HTTP
6 8 (10.39%) VLAN
7 6 (7.79%) iSCSI
8 5 (6.49%) Internet
9 4 (5.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.90%) SSL
10 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.60%) Network Security
11 2 (2.60%) SMTP
12 1 (1.30%) Extranet
12 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.30%) SNMP
12 1 (1.30%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) MySQL
2 14 (18.18%) DB2
3 13 (16.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
5 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.19%) Informix
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.60%) Big Data
8 2 (2.60%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.30%) Ingres
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Maven
2 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) JMeter
3 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.49%) Subversion
4 4 (5.19%) Ant
4 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.19%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.19%) Gradle
4 4 (5.19%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.19%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
4 4 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (45.45%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Administrator
1 17 (22.08%) Junior
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) DBA
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
6 7 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Graduate
6 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Unix Support
7 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Telecoms Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Unix Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) LAMP
2 12 (15.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 5 (6.49%) CSS
5 5 (6.49%) JMS
6 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 4 (5.19%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (5.19%) EJB
6 4 (5.19%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.19%) HornetQ
6 4 (5.19%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (5.19%) Java EE
6 4 (5.19%) Java SE
7 3 (3.90%) GWT
7 3 (3.90%) J2EE
7 3 (3.90%) POSIX
8 2 (2.60%) JSP
8 2 (2.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (16.88%) Replication
3 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.69%) Clustering
4 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.60%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.60%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.60%) Symmetrix
6 2 (2.60%) Verilog
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (80.52%) Linux
2 36 (46.75%) Windows
3 35 (45.45%) Unix
4 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (22.08%) CentOS
6 10 (12.99%) Solaris
7 8 (10.39%) AIX
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.19%) SUSE
9 3 (3.90%) HPUX
10 2 (2.60%) Fedora
10 2 (2.60%) VMS
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) DevOps
2 20 (25.97%) SDLC
3 18 (23.38%) Task Automation
4 17 (22.08%) ITIL
5 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
8 11 (14.29%) High Availability
9 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (10.39%) Network Management
10 8 (10.39%) RUP
11 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
12 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
12 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.49%) Migration
13 5 (6.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) sed
2 39 (50.65%) Bash Shell
3 34 (44.16%) Java
4 33 (42.86%) Perl
5 30 (38.96%) SQL
6 28 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 24 (31.17%) C++
8 22 (28.57%) Python
9 20 (25.97%) Korn
10 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
11 12 (15.58%) PHP
11 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
12 10 (12.99%) Ruby
13 7 (9.09%) C
14 4 (5.19%) Bourne shell
15 3 (3.90%) C#
16 2 (2.60%) ANSI SQL
16 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
16 2 (2.60%) Tcl
17 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.90%) OCA
3 3 (3.90%) OCP
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.90%) RHCE
3 3 (3.90%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.30%) CCSP
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) FISMA
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 8 (10.39%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (10.39%) XenApp
4 6 (7.79%) Docker
4 6 (7.79%) NFS
5 4 (5.19%) LXC
6 3 (3.90%) GlusterFS
6 3 (3.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.60%) iptables
7 2 (2.60%) KVM
7 2 (2.60%) SRDF
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.60%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) Xen
8 1 (1.30%) Firmware
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (12.99%) Puppet
2 9 (11.69%) Ansible
3 8 (10.39%) Backup Exec
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (10.39%) Tivoli
3 8 (10.39%) vMotion
4 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (3.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.60%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.60%) Salt
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Oracle
2 22 (28.57%) IBM
2 22 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 18 (23.38%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.39%) Ab Initio
5 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 8 (10.39%) NetApp
5 8 (10.39%) Symantec
6 6 (7.79%) EMC
6 6 (7.79%) HP
6 6 (7.79%) Sun
7 5 (6.49%) Google
7 5 (6.49%) Veritas
8 4 (5.19%) Cognizant
8 4 (5.19%) Splunk
9 3 (3.90%) Brocade
9 3 (3.90%) StorageTek
10 2 (2.60%) Tableau
10 2 (2.60%) Talend
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent
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