Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1067 1162 1206
Rank change year-on-year +95 +44 -48
Permanent jobs citing Squid 8 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.033% 0.097% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 13
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 24,472 24,715 22,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.76% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20,016 20,173 19,243
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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
Top 5 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 19 September 2019. 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 +89 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
UK excluding London +53 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North of England - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
South East - 2 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) Kafka
3 5 (62.50%) Bitbucket
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (62.50%) Ansible
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) SAS
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Fedora
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon Linux

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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
2 5 (62.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (62.50%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (62.50%) Serverless
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Bitbucket
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) AWS Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Kafka
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Fedora
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Auto-Scaling
1 5 (62.50%) Creative Thinking
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure as Code
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
1 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
1 5 (62.50%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) SELinux
3 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Zscaler