Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1048 729 1070
Rank change year-on-year -319 +341 +92
Permanent jobs citing Squid 7 4 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.031% 0.040% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
10th Percentile £45,000 " "
25th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +60.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £56,875 £68,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £75,500 "
UK excluding London median annual salary - £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +60.00% -21.05%

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 22,672 10,091 23,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.62% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15,746 8,696 19,457
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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
Top 3 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 28 November 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 -289 5 £57,500 -4.17% 1
London -240 4 £57,500 -28.13%
Work from Home -250 2 £50,000 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Forcepoint
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) Nessus
3 3 (42.86%) Snort
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing

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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Traffic Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Sentinel
2 3 (42.86%) GCP
2 3 (42.86%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Reliability Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Kali Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Data Loss Prevention
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
1 3 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Go
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Snort
2 2 (28.57%) LXC
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Varnish
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
1 3 (42.86%) Nexpose
1 3 (42.86%) Suricata
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Carbon Black
2 3 (42.86%) CrowdStrike
2 3 (42.86%) FireEye
2 3 (42.86%) Forcepoint
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Qualys
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Zscaler
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Facebook
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) VMware