Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 - 343
Rank change year-on-year - +343 -14
Permanent jobs citing Squid 13 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% - 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £30,250 - £29,125
90th Percentile £51,250 - £45,225
England median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -24.00% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,278 1,043 1,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.59% 10.30% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 912 874 1,072
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,788 £21,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Squid as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Squid in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Squid in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Coventry - 4 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 - - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £31,500 -
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Squid.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) CentOS
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (30.77%) LAMP
6 4 (30.77%) Samba
6 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) Nagios
6 4 (30.77%) RHCE
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) HTML

Squid
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) SSH
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Python Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Python Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Security Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) LAMP
1 4 (30.77%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Fintech
1 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Server Hardening
2 3 (23.08%) Expense Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (30.77%) RHCE
2 3 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) iptables
2 4 (30.77%) Samba
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
1 4 (30.77%) SELinux
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) NetApp
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) BT
3 2 (15.38%) Acronis
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
3 2 (15.38%) Kaseya
3 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam