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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 842 847 793
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -54
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 60 91 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.077% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.093% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 51
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £23,440
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -29.41%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 26 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 3 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
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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 -8 57 £32,000 +20.75% 2
South East -5 27 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Hampshire +6 23 £30,000 +50.00%
London +13 22 £34,000 +28.30% 1
Andover - 21 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £33,500 -
South West - 4 £33,500 -
City of London +29 2 £45,000 -30.76% 1
East of England +8 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £45,000 -
Scotland +2 2 - - 1
Southampton -4 2 £21,000 +5.00%
Swindon - 2 £29,000 -
Woking - 2 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £52,500 - 1
Salisbury - 2 £38,000 -
Yorkshire -2 1 £33,500 -
Berkshire -38 1 £47,500 +31.94%
Stockport - 1 £25,000 -
Leeds - 1 £33,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £33,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 86 (58.50%) Microsoft
2 83 (56.46%) SCCM
3 79 (53.74%) Windows
4 76 (51.70%) ITIL
5 64 (43.54%) Active Directory
6 63 (42.86%) Citrix
7 60 (40.82%) Security Cleared
8 53 (36.05%) Software Packaging
9 51 (34.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 47 (31.97%) PowerShell
11 46 (31.29%) SC Cleared
11 46 (31.29%) DV Cleared
12 42 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
12 42 (28.57%) JSP
13 37 (25.17%) Mentoring
14 32 (21.77%) Performance Management
14 32 (21.77%) MS Office
15 31 (21.09%) Software Testing
15 31 (21.09%) Line Management
16 30 (20.41%) Patch Management
16 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (19.73%) Service Delivery
18 27 (18.37%) MS Exchange
18 27 (18.37%) DNS
19 26 (17.69%) DHCP
20 23 (15.65%) Windows XP
20 23 (15.65%) Windows 7
21 21 (14.29%) VMware
21 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
22 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (2.72%) IIS
9 4 (2.72%) Lync
10 1 (0.68%) Documentum
10 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 32 (21.77%) MS Office
2 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.37%) DNS
2 26 (17.69%) DHCP
3 11 (7.48%) Wireless
4 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.44%) VPN
5 8 (5.44%) Internet
5 8 (5.44%) Firewall
6 6 (4.08%) LAN
6 6 (4.08%) WAN
7 4 (2.72%) VoIP
8 3 (2.04%) SAN
9 2 (1.36%) VLAN
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.68%) MPLS
10 1 (0.68%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) MSI
2 6 (4.08%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Gradle
3 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 16 (10.88%) Retail
2 11 (7.48%) Finance
3 10 (6.80%) Law
4 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Analyst
2 23 (15.65%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.65%) Technical Leader
3 20 (13.61%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (12.93%) Integration Engineer
4 19 (12.93%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) Desktop Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) IT Support
8 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Service Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Customer Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.08%) Customer Support Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) Field Engineer
13 4 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (2.72%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.05%) Software Packaging
2 42 (28.57%) JSP
3 4 (2.72%) XML
4 3 (2.04%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.36%) .NET
5 2 (1.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 7 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.08%) Clustering
4 6 (4.08%) Handset
5 4 (2.72%) Replication
5 4 (2.72%) EPoS
5 4 (2.72%) User Experience
6 3 (2.04%) BYOD
7 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 79 (53.74%) Windows
2 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (15.65%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.65%) Windows XP
4 16 (10.88%) Apple iOS
5 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.80%) Android
8 9 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (4.08%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.40%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.04%) Linux
13 3 (2.04%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (51.70%) ITIL
2 42 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
3 37 (25.17%) Mentoring
4 32 (21.77%) Performance Management
5 31 (21.09%) Line Management
5 31 (21.09%) Software Testing
6 30 (20.41%) Patch Management
7 29 (19.73%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (4.76%) Time Management
10 6 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.08%) Change Management
10 6 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.08%) Project Management
10 6 (4.08%) Change Control
11 5 (3.40%) Software Deployment
11 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.40%) Security Management
11 5 (3.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.97%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.52%) SQL
3 8 (5.44%) Java
4 4 (2.72%) VBScript
4 4 (2.72%) Python
4 4 (2.72%) C++
5 3 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (1.36%) C
6 2 (1.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 46 (31.29%) SC Cleared
2 46 (31.29%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.08%) MCSE
5 6 (4.08%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.40%) MCP
7 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.04%) ACTC
9 2 (1.36%) MCDST
9 2 (1.36%) Degree
9 2 (1.36%) MOS
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 64 (43.54%) Active Directory
2 51 (34.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.44%) XenApp
5 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.04%) XenServer
6 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 83 (56.46%) SCCM
2 9 (6.12%) WSUS
3 6 (4.08%) SCOM
4 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 86 (58.50%) Microsoft
2 63 (42.86%) Citrix
3 21 (14.29%) VMware
4 9 (6.12%) LANDesk
5 7 (4.76%) SAP
6 5 (3.40%) Cisco
6 5 (3.40%) MobileIron
6 5 (3.40%) Altiris
6 5 (3.40%) Fujitsu
6 5 (3.40%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) Apple
8 2 (1.36%) Mitel
9 1 (0.68%) Becrypt
9 1 (0.68%) Lumension
9 1 (0.68%) Sophos
9 1 (0.68%) Websense
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
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