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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 182 212 220
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 46 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £46,250 £33,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.15% -8.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,400 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £22,600 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+19.46% -42.78%
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
4673 4589 4133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.82% 77.75% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3447 3328
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 £75,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +25 41 £25,000 -44.44%
Reading -10 5 £52,500 +59.09%
Software Distribution
South East

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (97.67%) Security Cleared
2 83 (96.51%) SC Cleared
3 76 (88.37%) Windows
4 74 (86.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (79.07%) DV Cleared
6 57 (66.28%) Active Directory
7 56 (65.12%) Telecoms
8 55 (63.95%) Finance
8 55 (63.95%) Retail
9 50 (58.14%) Fujitsu
10 38 (44.19%) SQL
11 37 (43.02%) Windows 2000
11 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
11 37 (43.02%) DNS
11 37 (43.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (43.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 37 (43.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (41.86%) Windows XP
13 32 (37.21%) Software Deployment
14 31 (36.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 30 (34.88%) McAfee
15 30 (34.88%) HP
16 29 (33.72%) Release Management
17 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
18 21 (24.42%) Sophos
18 21 (24.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 20 (23.26%) Windows 2000 Server
20 17 (19.77%) SCCM
20 17 (19.77%) SCOM

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
1 37 (43.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 37 (43.02%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.02%) DNS
2 9 (10.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) SMTP
3 1 (1.16%) FTP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) GPRS
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) DMZ
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
3 1 (1.16%) IMAP
3 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) TestDirector
2 6 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (6.98%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.16%) StarTeam
General
1 56 (65.12%) Telecoms
2 55 (63.95%) Finance
2 55 (63.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) French Language
3 1 (1.16%) German Language
3 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Support Engineer
2 30 (34.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 28 (32.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Test Leader
4 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (4.65%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.33%) Consultant
7 2 (2.33%) Support Technician
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Support Consultant
8 1 (1.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (1.16%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (1.16%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (1.16%) IT Support
8 1 (1.16%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Open Source
2 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 74 (86.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (43.02%) Windows 2000
4 36 (41.86%) Windows XP
5 20 (23.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (37.21%) Software Deployment
3 29 (33.72%) Release Management
4 14 (16.28%) Test Management
5 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
5 6 (6.98%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.33%) System Testing
6 2 (2.33%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (2.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL
7 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.16%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.16%) Service Management
7 1 (1.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (97.67%) Security Cleared
2 83 (96.51%) SC Cleared
3 68 (79.07%) DV Cleared
4 14 (16.28%) ISTQB
4 14 (16.28%) ISEB
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 57 (66.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.16%) Squid
2 1 (1.16%) qmail
Systems Management
1 31 (36.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (24.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (19.77%) SCCM
3 17 (19.77%) SCOM
4 14 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.16%) YUM
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) Fujitsu
2 30 (34.88%) HP
2 30 (34.88%) McAfee
3 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.42%) Sophos
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.16%) Borland
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.16%) SOTI