Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 689 1065 1151
Rank change year-on-year +376 +86 +46
Permanent jobs citing Squid 8 2 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.001% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.088% 0.009% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 17
Median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.67% -25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £55,000 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £38,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +60.00% -25.00% +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 9,137 23,361 24,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.46% 17.18% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 19,258 20,008
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +8.97%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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 +388 8 £70,000 +86.67% 2
UK excluding London +310 5 £60,000 +60.00%
Midlands - 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £60,000 -
Work from Home - 3 £70,000 -
London - 1 £80,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN

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 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Python Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Centrify
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Solarflare
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds