The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 182 224 214
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 43 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £22,600 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+32.74% -46.82%
Software Distribution
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4594 4565 4149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.84% 78.94% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3311 3374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Berkshire region.

Software Distribution Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +18 37 £24,500 -45.55%
Reading +3 3 £52,500 -
Software Distribution
South East

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution.

1 84 (95.45%) Security Cleared
2 83 (94.32%) SC Cleared
3 78 (88.64%) Windows
4 74 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (80.68%) DV Cleared
6 59 (67.05%) Active Directory
7 57 (64.77%) Telecoms
7 57 (64.77%) Finance
7 57 (64.77%) Retail
8 53 (60.23%) Fujitsu
9 45 (51.14%) McAfee
10 43 (48.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 43 (48.86%) Software Deployment
11 41 (46.59%) Release Management
12 37 (42.05%) Microsoft
12 37 (42.05%) HP
13 33 (37.50%) MS Exchange
13 33 (37.50%) DNS
13 33 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 33 (37.50%) Sophos
14 30 (34.09%) SQL
14 30 (34.09%) Windows 2000
14 30 (34.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
15 29 (32.95%) Windows XP
16 27 (30.68%) SCCM
16 27 (30.68%) Windows 2000 Server

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (10.23%) SMS
3 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) LAN
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) TestDirector
2 4 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (4.55%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.14%) StarTeam
General
1 57 (64.77%) Telecoms
1 57 (64.77%) Finance
1 57 (64.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (79.55%) Support Engineer
2 42 (47.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 40 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.27%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (2.27%) Support Technician
9 1 (1.14%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.14%) Technical Support
9 1 (1.14%) Consultant
9 1 (1.14%) Support Consultant
9 1 (1.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) PKI
1 3 (3.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 78 (88.64%) Windows
2 74 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (34.09%) Windows 2000
4 29 (32.95%) Windows XP
5 27 (30.68%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Software Deployment
2 41 (46.59%) Release Management
3 30 (34.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (11.36%) Test Management
5 5 (5.68%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.41%) ITIL
8 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.14%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.14%) System Testing
8 1 (1.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (95.45%) Security Cleared
2 83 (94.32%) SC Cleared
3 71 (80.68%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
4 10 (11.36%) ISEB
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCSE
5 3 (3.41%) MCSA
5 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (67.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (48.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 33 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 27 (30.68%) SCCM
4 24 (27.27%) SCOM
5 10 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) Fujitsu
2 45 (51.14%) McAfee
3 37 (42.05%) Microsoft
3 37 (42.05%) HP
4 33 (37.50%) Sophos
5 1 (1.14%) Borland