Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1138 1115 1123
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 +29
Permanent jobs citing AWK 38 78 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.044% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.083% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 48 113
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 96,975 93,595 107,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 53.22% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 81,011 80,394 92,634
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 January 2018.

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 January 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 -44 35 £50,000 +5.26% 15
London -37 21 £50,000 +25.00% 11
UK excluding London -18 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South East +17 6 £61,500 +36.67% 1
South West - 5 £47,500 - 1
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Midlands +15 1 £42,500 -34.62%
East Midlands +13 1 £42,500 -34.62%
North West -5 1 - -
North of England -8 1 - -
East of England -11 1 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Scotland - 1 £28,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) Perl
4 20 (52.63%) sed
5 17 (44.74%) Oracle
5 17 (44.74%) Unix
6 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
7 15 (39.47%) Java
8 14 (36.84%) Python
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL
9 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
10 10 (26.32%) C
10 10 (26.32%) C++
10 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (26.32%) Validation
11 9 (23.68%) Change Management
11 9 (23.68%) Solaris
11 9 (23.68%) XML
11 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.05%) Windows
12 8 (21.05%) Apache
12 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
13 7 (18.42%) Change Control
13 7 (18.42%) Finance
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (18.42%) Computer Science

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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Doxygen
2 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (10.53%) Kondor
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Akamai
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
1 6 (15.79%) FTP
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) SNMP
4 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) GCC
5 3 (7.89%) GDB
5 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Back Office
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Front Office
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Kondor Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) JMS
2 4 (10.53%) LAMP
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) XSLT
3 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) STL
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Video on Demand
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) SWIFT
5 2 (5.26%) Verilog
6 1 (2.63%) ASIC
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Fintech
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) NHS
6 1 (2.63%) SystemC
6 1 (2.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Unix
3 9 (23.68%) Solaris
4 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (7.89%) Debian
7 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) SUSE
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (26.32%) Validation
3 9 (23.68%) Change Management
4 7 (18.42%) Change Control
4 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
7 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.53%) Server Hardening
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) Perl
3 20 (52.63%) sed
4 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
5 15 (39.47%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) Python
7 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 10 (26.32%) C
8 10 (26.32%) C++
9 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
10 6 (15.79%) Korn
11 5 (13.16%) C#
11 5 (13.16%) MATLAB
11 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
12 4 (10.53%) Bourne shell
13 3 (7.89%) VBA
13 3 (7.89%) VBScript
14 2 (5.26%) Tcl
15 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
15 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) RHCE
2 4 (10.53%) RHCSA
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) OCA
5 1 (2.63%) OCP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (10.53%) GlusterFS
2 4 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Cacti
1 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
3 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.16%) EMC
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Brocade
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Misys
4 4 (10.53%) StorageTek
4 4 (10.53%) Sun
4 4 (10.53%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 4 (10.53%) Veritas
5 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Reuters
6 2 (5.26%) Cadence
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds