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

Squid Cache
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1128 1147
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Squid 30 59 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.034% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 109
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £43,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £58,125 £63,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 23,560 21,597 24,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.36% 12.28% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,473 17,926 20,730
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,648
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Squid in the UK

Squid
Top 7 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 February 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 -10 30 £47,500 -5.00% 9
UK excluding London -27 18 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Midlands +6 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -15 15 £47,500 -5.00%
London +9 12 £50,000 -19.35% 1
South East +3 2 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) DNS
3 16 (53.33%) Python
3 16 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 14 (46.67%) Perl
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) Apache
4 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
6 12 (40.00%) Firewall
7 11 (36.67%) Samba
7 11 (36.67%) VPN
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 11 (36.67%) CentOS
7 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
7 11 (36.67%) Office 365
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (33.33%) SaaS
8 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) CSS
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) NetApp
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server

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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (16.67%) nginx
4 4 (13.33%) Traffic Server
5 1 (3.33%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 10 (33.33%) SaaS
3 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (20.00%) PaaS
5 5 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.33%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) DNS
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
5 6 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) HTTP
6 5 (16.67%) SSH
7 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) 3G
8 2 (6.67%) 4G
8 2 (6.67%) ADSL
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) WAN
9 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Senior Python Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Cloud Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.33%) Celery
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.67%) Fintech
1 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) CentOS
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 5 (16.67%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) High Availability
2 6 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Expense Management
3 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Bash Shell
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (36.67%) Samba
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (20.00%) XenApp
5 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (13.33%) Varnish
8 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (3.33%) Docker
9 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) NetApp
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) Dell
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (16.67%) BT
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.33%) SAP