Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 327 329
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Squid 6 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.050% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.45% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
West Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.26% +8.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £32,725 £43,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,575 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -9.52% +23.53%

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 1,152 1,102 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.20% 11.08% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 840 906 1,052
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £55,000 £57,475
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Worcestershire - 4 - - 1
Coventry +4 1 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £33,000 -
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) RHCE
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) LAMP
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) SELinux
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (66.67%) iptables
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) Server Hardening
3 4 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (66.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
1 4 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) SELinux
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Acronis
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
2 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam