The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 157 174 160
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +7.57%
Software Distribution
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Distribution Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Server Patching
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco