The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 916 815 880
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +65
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 19 122 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.13% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 13 88 47
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £22,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +32.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,587 £21,325
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £30,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +32.74%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Salary Trend

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

Software Distribution Salary Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Distribution over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
England -77 16 £45,000 +50.00% 3
South East -35 8 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Surrey - 7 £50,000 -
Woking - 5 £50,000 -
North West +22 3 - -
Manchester +16 3 - -
London -26 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales - 3 £40,000 -
East of England -2 2 £21,500 -62.60%
Essex -4 2 £21,500 -50.28%
Hampshire -10 1 £37,500 +25.00% 2

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
3 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 24 (40.68%) SCCM
5 19 (32.20%) Patch Management
6 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
7 17 (28.81%) MS Office
7 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (27.12%) ITIL
8 16 (27.12%) Clustering
9 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (23.73%) Server Patching
10 14 (23.73%) DNS
11 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
11 13 (22.03%) Office 365
12 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
12 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
12 12 (20.34%) Internet
12 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
13 11 (18.64%) Cisco
13 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (18.64%) Wireless
13 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
14 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
14 10 (16.95%) Management Information System

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.03%) Office 365
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
3 4 (6.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 12 (20.34%) Internet
3 11 (18.64%) Wireless
4 9 (15.25%) DHCP
4 9 (15.25%) Unified Communications
5 8 (13.56%) Firewall
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (8.47%) LAN
7 5 (8.47%) NAS
7 5 (8.47%) SAN
7 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.47%) VLAN
7 5 (8.47%) WAN
8 2 (3.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) MSDE
4 1 (1.69%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) Ant
2 2 (3.39%) Gradle
2 2 (3.39%) Maven
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
1 7 (11.86%) Law
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Support Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Desktop Support
4 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) IT Support
6 10 (16.95%) Customer Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Customer Support Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) IT Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Windows Support Engineer
7 9 (15.25%) Analyst
8 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (11.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Deskside Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (6.78%) Implementation Engineer
11 4 (6.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Software Packaging
2 4 (6.78%) RESTful
2 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Clustering
2 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.95%) Blackberry
3 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
4 9 (15.25%) iPhone
5 8 (13.56%) iPad
6 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.78%) Handset
8 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (5.08%) Replication
9 2 (3.39%) Physics
10 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.69%) Life Science
10 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
5 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
6 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
6 10 (16.95%) Windows Vista
7 7 (11.86%) Android
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.08%) Linux
11 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.39%) Unix
12 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Patch Management
2 16 (27.12%) ITIL
3 14 (23.73%) Server Patching
4 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
5 10 (16.95%) Application Packaging
5 10 (16.95%) Service Management
6 9 (15.25%) Content Management
6 9 (15.25%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) High Availability
9 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) E-Discovery
10 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C
3 2 (3.39%) C++
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.95%) Degree
3 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) MCP
4 5 (8.47%) MCSE
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.78%) MCDST
5 4 (6.78%) MOS
6 2 (3.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) DFS Replication
3 5 (8.47%) XenApp
3 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.78%) BitLocker
4 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) SCOM
3 6 (10.17%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (10.17%) WSUS
4 4 (6.78%) Casper Suite
4 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (6.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (6.78%) ThinApp
5 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Cisco
3 8 (13.56%) Lumension
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) Intel Security
4 6 (10.17%) LANDesk
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) Becrypt
5 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.47%) Sophos
6 4 (6.78%) Altiris
6 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 4 (6.78%) AppSense
6 4 (6.78%) Hummingbird
6 4 (6.78%) Interwoven
6 4 (6.78%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) iManage
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp