The table below looks at the statistics for AWD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWD over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 884 899 873
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing AWD 9 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.100% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9026 8914 8958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 8.06% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7142 7005 7237
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

AWD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AWD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

AWD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AWD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWD within the UK.

AWD Salary Trend in the UK

AWD
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWD within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
Essex +1 9 - -
England -9 9 - - 3
Brentwood -10 9 - -
East of England -13 9 - -

AWD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing AWD 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 AWD.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) IIS
3 12 (63.16%) JBoss
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Middleware
5 8 (42.11%) MKS
5 8 (42.11%) Subversion
5 8 (42.11%) Logistics
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (42.11%) System Testing
5 8 (42.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) AS400
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) LDAP
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN

AWD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing AWD 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 AWD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) IIS
1 12 (63.16%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) VLAN
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
2 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) jMock
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Middleware
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) WSDL
4 1 (5.26%) JAXB
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Struts
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Axis
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) AS400
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) iSeries
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Logistics
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (42.11%) System Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Kanban
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.26%) BCP
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (15.79%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) MKS
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Google
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £31,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago