Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 879 911 1081
Rank change year-on-year +32 +170 +98
Permanent jobs citing Squid 9 12 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.054% 0.072% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 9
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% +15.79%
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -26.09% +4.55% +15.79%

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 16,711 16,656 23,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.53% 17.30% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13,150 13,738 19,677
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,973 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.70%

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 17 May 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 17 May 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 +48 9 £57,500 -1.29% 2
London +55 8 £60,000 - 2
UK excluding London +19 1 £42,500 -26.09%
West Midlands -6 1 £42,500 -27.97%
Midlands -12 1 £42,500 -27.97%
Work from Home - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Azure
1 7 (77.78%) AWS
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) Splunk
2 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 6 (66.67%) Nessus
2 6 (66.67%) Snort
2 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Google
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (66.67%) Qualys
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 6 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 6 (66.67%) FireEye

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 3 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Traffic Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Azure
2 6 (66.67%) Azure Sentinel
2 6 (66.67%) GCP
2 6 (66.67%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) ClickHouse
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (55.56%) Public Sector
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Security Operations Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (11.11%) cloud-init
3 1 (11.11%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Kali Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
1 6 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 6 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (11.11%) LXC
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) Varnish
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nessus
1 6 (66.67%) Nexpose
1 6 (66.67%) Suricata
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Grafana
3 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Prometheus
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (11.11%) Salt
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 6 (66.67%) Carbon Black
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) CrowdStrike
1 6 (66.67%) FireEye
1 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
1 6 (66.67%) Google
1 6 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 6 (66.67%) Qualys
1 6 (66.67%) Splunk
1 6 (66.67%) Symantec
1 6 (66.67%) Zscaler
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware