Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 887 1074 1156
Rank change year-on-year +187 +82 -6
Permanent jobs citing Squid 13 20 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.082% 0.084% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 23
Median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +15.79% -23.39%
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £33,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% +22.58%

Squid is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,860 23,754 24,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.33% 16.49% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,866 19,382 19,814
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Squid as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the UK

Squid
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Squid.

Salary trend for Squid in the UK

Squid
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Squid over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Squid in the UK

Squid
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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 +204 12 £59,000 +7.27% 1
UK excluding London +157 11 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Midlands +87 6 £59,000 +12.38% 1
West Midlands +70 6 £59,000 +12.38% 1
South East +107 4 £48,750 -11.36%
London +166 1 - -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Work from Home - 1 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing Squid 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 Squid.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 6 (46.15%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) KVM
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) LDAP
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) LAMP
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security
7 2 (15.38%) Nagios
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) McAfee

Squid
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 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Python Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Server Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Centrify
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP