Period
to 3 March 2021

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 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 807 999 1107
Rank change year-on-year +192 +108 +71
Permanent jobs citing Squid 5 10 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.036% 0.048% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Median annual salary £67,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.19% -8.82% -10.53%
10th Percentile £41,875 £34,500 £33,275
90th Percentile £80,000 £53,875 £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -22.50% +5.26%

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 13,830 20,774 23,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.27% 17.00% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,401 17,178 19,352
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,993 £25,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Squid in the UK

Squid
Top 6 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 March 2021. 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 +208 5 £67,500 +68.75% 4
London +182 4 £80,000 - 2
UK excluding London +141 1 £42,500 +9.68% 2
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Work from Home - 1 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Snort
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) GCP
2 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) GCP
2 3 (60.00%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Snort
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) Nexpose
1 3 (60.00%) Suricata
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (60.00%) Carbon Black
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CrowdStrike
1 3 (60.00%) FireEye
1 3 (60.00%) Forcepoint
1 3 (60.00%) Google
1 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) Zscaler
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Solarflare
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) VMware