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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 183 200 211
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 44 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.40% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.54% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 3
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
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
4482 4088 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.32% 74.41% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3085 3440
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 29 August 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 +19 30 £40,000 -
Reading -7 13 £36,000 +9.09%
Software Distribution
South East

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (92.19%) SC Cleared
1 59 (92.19%) Security Cleared
2 55 (85.94%) Windows
3 51 (79.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (70.31%) DV Cleared
5 42 (65.63%) Telecoms
6 38 (59.38%) Finance
6 38 (59.38%) SQL
6 38 (59.38%) Retail
7 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (57.81%) DNS
7 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
8 36 (56.25%) Windows XP
9 34 (53.13%) Windows 2000
9 34 (53.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (51.56%) MS Exchange
10 33 (51.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 33 (51.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (46.88%) Fujitsu
12 13 (20.31%) Test Management
12 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
12 13 (20.31%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (20.31%) ISEB
12 13 (20.31%) TestDirector
13 12 (18.75%) Software Deployment
14 10 (15.63%) Release Management
14 10 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 10 (15.63%) McAfee
14 10 (15.63%) HP
15 8 (12.50%) Microsoft

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (51.56%) MS Exchange
1 33 (51.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 33 (51.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.25%) GroupWise
2 4 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) DNS
2 8 (12.50%) SMS
3 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (6.25%) SMTP
3 4 (6.25%) FTP
3 4 (6.25%) HTTP
3 4 (6.25%) VPN
3 4 (6.25%) SSL
3 4 (6.25%) LDAP
3 4 (6.25%) GPRS
3 4 (6.25%) LAN
3 4 (6.25%) DMZ
3 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) IMAP
4 1 (1.56%) NAS
4 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) TestDirector
2 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.69%) WinRunner
General
1 42 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 38 (59.38%) Finance
2 38 (59.38%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) French Language
3 3 (4.69%) German Language
3 3 (4.69%) Italian Language
3 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (65.63%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Test Leader
4 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (4.69%) Mobility Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.13%) Support Consultant
7 1 (1.56%) Operations Manager
7 1 (1.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.25%) iPhone
1 4 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (85.94%) Windows
2 51 (79.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (56.25%) Windows XP
5 34 (53.13%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (6.25%) Android
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (20.31%) Test Management
3 12 (18.75%) Software Deployment
4 10 (15.63%) Release Management
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.25%) System Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL
8 1 (1.56%) Service Management
8 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (92.19%) SC Cleared
1 59 (92.19%) Security Cleared
2 45 (70.31%) DV Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.31%) ISEB
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.81%) MCITP
4 5 (7.81%) MCSE
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) CCIE
5 4 (6.25%) CCNP
5 4 (6.25%) CCNA
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.56%) Squid
2 1 (1.56%) qmail
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Fujitsu
2 10 (15.63%) McAfee
2 10 (15.63%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 4 (6.25%) SOTI
5 2 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat