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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 811 797 833
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +36
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 91 79 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.074% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.091% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 44
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £22,600 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+54.86% -40.52%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 21 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 19 September 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
England -7 91 £30,000 -7.69% 8
South East -4 57 £35,000 +54.86% 6
Berkshire +26 46 £36,000 +9.09%
Bracknell +16 35 - -
London -24 29 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Hampshire -17 12 £18,250 -19.24% 3
Reading -7 10 £36,000 +9.09%
City of London +12 9 £65,000 -
Southampton -7 7 £18,250 -19.24% 2
Harrow - 4 - -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Portsmouth -17 1 £22,000 -27.86%
Nottingham - 1 £22,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 152 (85.39%) Windows
2 95 (53.37%) Active Directory
3 89 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (46.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (43.26%) Security Cleared
6 76 (42.70%) Windows XP
7 74 (41.57%) MS Exchange
7 74 (41.57%) Microsoft
8 72 (40.45%) SC Cleared
9 64 (35.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (31.46%) DNS
11 55 (30.90%) SQL
11 55 (30.90%) DV Cleared
12 54 (30.34%) Retail
13 53 (29.78%) Telecoms
14 49 (27.53%) Wireless
15 47 (26.40%) Finance
16 43 (24.16%) MS Office
17 40 (22.47%) Management Information System
18 39 (21.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 39 (21.91%) Internet
19 37 (20.79%) Windows 2000
19 37 (20.79%) Fujitsu
20 36 (20.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
21 34 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2010
22 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (16.85%) SCCM
22 30 (16.85%) VMware
23 26 (14.61%) Windows Vista
23 26 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2007

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 74 (41.57%) MS Exchange
2 64 (35.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 36 (20.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 34 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.49%) GroupWise
6 8 (4.49%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (3.93%) IIS
8 3 (1.69%) Lync
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (24.16%) MS Office
2 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (31.46%) DNS
2 49 (27.53%) Wireless
3 39 (21.91%) Internet
4 12 (6.74%) DHCP
5 11 (6.18%) LAN
5 11 (6.18%) WAN
6 10 (5.62%) VoIP
6 10 (5.62%) Firewall
7 9 (5.06%) SMS
7 9 (5.06%) VPN
8 8 (4.49%) DMZ
8 8 (4.49%) SSL
8 8 (4.49%) FTP
8 8 (4.49%) HTTP
8 8 (4.49%) SMTP
8 8 (4.49%) LDAP
8 8 (4.49%) GPRS
8 8 (4.49%) IMAP
9 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.62%) RDBMS
2 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.56%) MSDE
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) TestDirector
2 10 (5.62%) MSI
3 4 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.25%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.69%) Ant
4 3 (1.69%) Maven
4 3 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 54 (30.34%) Retail
2 53 (29.78%) Telecoms
3 47 (26.40%) Finance
4 10 (5.62%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.25%) French Language
5 4 (2.25%) German Language
5 4 (2.25%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (44.38%) Support Engineer
2 26 (14.61%) 2nd Line Support
3 22 (12.36%) Customer Engineer
3 22 (12.36%) Customer Support Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (7.87%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.87%) Service Analyst
6 14 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (6.18%) Help Desk Support
7 11 (6.18%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.62%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.49%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.37%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.62%) Application Packaging
2 8 (4.49%) ODBC
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.47%) Management Information System
2 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) EPoS
4 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.49%) Clustering
4 8 (4.49%) iPhone
5 6 (3.37%) Handset
6 5 (2.81%) Open Source
6 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.69%) Physics
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 152 (85.39%) Windows
2 89 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 83 (46.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (42.70%) Windows XP
5 37 (20.79%) Windows 2000
6 26 (14.61%) Windows Vista
6 26 (14.61%) Apple iOS
7 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
8 15 (8.43%) Linux
9 13 (7.30%) UNIX
10 9 (5.06%) Android
10 9 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (3.93%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.56%) CentOS
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (14.04%) ITIL
3 19 (10.67%) Release Management
3 19 (10.67%) Software Deployment
4 14 (7.87%) Test Management
5 12 (6.74%) Performance Management
5 12 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (6.18%) Change Management
7 8 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.37%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.25%) Integration Testing
9 4 (2.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.25%) Regression Testing
9 4 (2.25%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.25%) Security Management
9 4 (2.25%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (2.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (2.25%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.25%) System Testing
9 4 (2.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.90%) SQL
2 13 (7.30%) Perl
3 7 (3.93%) C
4 3 (1.69%) C++
4 3 (1.69%) Java
4 3 (1.69%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (43.26%) Security Cleared
2 72 (40.45%) SC Cleared
3 55 (30.90%) DV Cleared
4 17 (9.55%) MCSE
4 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.87%) ISTQB
5 14 (7.87%) ISEB
6 11 (6.18%) Degree
7 10 (5.62%) A+ Certification
8 9 (5.06%) MCITP
9 8 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.49%) CCIE
9 8 (4.49%) CCNP
9 8 (4.49%) CCNA
10 7 (3.93%) MCP
11 4 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (1.12%) MCSA
13 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.56%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 95 (53.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.93%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.37%) XenApp
5 5 (2.81%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) qmail
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) Squid
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (16.85%) SCCM
2 17 (9.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (6.74%) WSUS
5 8 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.37%) SCOM
7 5 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.25%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.12%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.56%) YUM
10 1 (0.56%) Puppet
10 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.79%) Fujitsu
3 30 (16.85%) VMware
4 24 (13.48%) HP
5 18 (10.11%) Citrix
6 17 (9.55%) McAfee
6 17 (9.55%) SAP
7 11 (6.18%) Apple
8 10 (5.62%) Oracle
9 9 (5.06%) Symantec
10 8 (4.49%) MobileIron
10 8 (4.49%) SOTI
10 8 (4.49%) Dell
10 8 (4.49%) Sophos
11 4 (2.25%) Adobe
12 2 (1.12%) Sun
12 2 (1.12%) IBM
12 2 (1.12%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.56%) Cisco
13 1 (0.56%) Sage
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