Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 761 1071 1173
Rank change year-on-year +310 +102 +46
Permanent jobs citing Squid 13 19 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 23
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -24.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,000 £33,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +15.79% +35.71%

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 12,047 24,679 25,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.91% 17.12% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,870 20,288 20,433
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +12.26%

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 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Squid in the UK

Squid
Top 7 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 3 August 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 +293 12 £60,000 +9.09% 1
UK excluding London +261 11 £59,000 +7.27% 1
Midlands +117 9 £59,000 +7.27% 1
West Midlands +97 9 £59,000 +7.27% 1
Work from Home - 2 £70,000 -
South East +175 1 - -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 9 (69.23%) InterSystems Cache
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Open Source
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) AWS
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) Broadband
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Broadband
1 2 (15.38%) MPLS
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Python Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Senior Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Senior Python Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Linux Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C++/Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
1 2 (15.38%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Centrify
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Clearswift