Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1172 1100
Rank change year-on-year +13 -72 +58
Permanent jobs citing Squid 37 23 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.11% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 144
UK median annual salary £47,500 £59,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.50% +19.50% -
10th Percentile £31,350 £30,125 £33,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.58% -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 24,710 21,542 25,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.32% 12.48% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20,035 18,119 21,230
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +2.74%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the UK

Squid
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Squid.

Salary trend for Squid in the UK

Squid
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Squid over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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 +22 36 £47,500 -23.39% 8
London +1 19 £52,500 -16.00% 1
UK excluding London +4 18 £47,500 +22.58% 7
Midlands +27 12 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands - 12 £47,500 - 2
East of England - 3 £47,500 - 2
South East +1 2 - - 1
Scotland -32 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) DNS
3 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) Python
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 16 (43.24%) CentOS
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
7 14 (37.84%) Firewall
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (35.14%) Apache
8 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) MySQL
9 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) Change Management
10 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
11 10 (27.03%) Finance
11 10 (27.03%) VPN
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco
12 9 (24.32%) Dell
12 9 (24.32%) Citrix
12 9 (24.32%) ITIL
12 9 (24.32%) VMware
12 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
12 9 (24.32%) SaaS
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (24.32%) Office 365

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 13 (35.14%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 6 (16.22%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) Gunicorn
6 1 (2.70%) Traffic Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (24.32%) Office 365
3 9 (24.32%) SaaS
4 7 (18.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (18.92%) PaaS
5 5 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.70%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) DNS
2 14 (37.84%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
4 7 (18.92%) Network Security
4 7 (18.92%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (16.22%) SSL
6 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.81%) HTTP
7 4 (10.81%) WAN
8 3 (8.11%) SSH
9 2 (5.41%) 3G
9 2 (5.41%) ADSL
9 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (5.41%) SMTP
9 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) FishEye
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Legal
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Python Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Security Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) LAMP
4 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) Celery
5 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) Behat
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Phalcon
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Fintech
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) CentOS
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Unix
7 3 (8.11%) Debian
7 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.11%) SUSE
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Change Management
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) High Availability
4 7 (18.92%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
5 6 (16.22%) Change Control
6 4 (10.81%) Cloud Operations
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.11%) Expense Management
7 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Server Hardening
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) Perl
4 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) C
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) Java
9 1 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) AWS Certification
2 3 (8.11%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (8.11%) RHCE
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) XenApp
4 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.81%) Samba
6 3 (8.11%) iptables
6 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.70%) Docker
8 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (16.22%) Nagios
3 5 (13.51%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) Terraform
4 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
5 3 (8.11%) SELinux
6 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.41%) SCCM
7 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) Citrix
2 9 (24.32%) Dell
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.92%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) BT
7 2 (5.41%) Acronis
7 2 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Kaseya
7 2 (5.41%) Kaspersky
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) FactSet
8 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.70%) Xero