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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 810 843 809
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 85 63 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.055% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 71 51 62
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 £25,000 £18,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £22,600 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+41.59% -52.42%

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
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 23 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 31 March 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 +13 81 £32,000 +28.00% 2
London +26 40 £31,500 -25.88% 1
South East +15 34 £32,000 +41.59% 1
Hampshire +5 29 £32,000 +41.59% 1
Andover +9 26 £32,000 +6.66%
City of London +12 11 £32,250 -24.11%
Bracknell +2 5 - -
Berkshire 0 5 - -
Eastleigh +3 3 £20,623 -8.75% 1
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland +20 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £31,000 -
South West - 2 £31,000 -
North West +11 1 £42,500 -
East of England +5 1 £42,500 -24.44%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £42,500 -12.37%
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 -
Swindon - 1 £29,000 -
Enfield - 1 £22,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 161 (72.85%) Windows
2 147 (66.52%) Active Directory
3 133 (60.18%) Microsoft
4 109 (49.32%) Security Cleared
5 105 (47.51%) SCCM
6 97 (43.89%) SC Cleared
7 82 (37.10%) DV Cleared
8 76 (34.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (33.94%) ITIL
10 67 (30.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (27.60%) MS Exchange
12 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
13 51 (23.08%) DNS
14 50 (22.62%) MS Office
15 49 (22.17%) Windows XP
16 48 (21.72%) Microsoft App-V
17 47 (21.27%) Citrix
17 47 (21.27%) Mentoring
18 44 (19.91%) Retail
19 41 (18.55%) Finance
20 40 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2003
21 39 (17.65%) SCOM
22 38 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (15.84%) Line Management
24 34 (15.38%) Performance Management
25 33 (14.93%) Wireless
25 33 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
25 33 (14.93%) Apple iOS
26 32 (14.48%) Telecoms
26 32 (14.48%) Software Testing

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 61 (27.60%) MS Exchange
2 40 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 38 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 13 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.26%) Lync
8 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.81%) Apache
8 4 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) Documentum
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
Applications
1 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
2 50 (22.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) BASE24
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.08%) DNS
2 33 (14.93%) Wireless
3 29 (13.12%) DHCP
4 25 (11.31%) Internet
5 10 (4.52%) VoIP
6 9 (4.07%) WAN
6 9 (4.07%) LAN
7 7 (3.17%) Firewall
8 6 (2.71%) VPN
9 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.81%) LDAP
9 4 (1.81%) Network Security
10 3 (1.36%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.90%) SAN
11 2 (0.90%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.81%) MySQL
2 4 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.90%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) MSI
2 3 (1.36%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.36%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.90%) Gradle
3 2 (0.90%) Maven
3 2 (0.90%) Ant
4 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 44 (19.91%) Retail
2 41 (18.55%) Finance
3 32 (14.48%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.07%) Law
5 4 (1.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) International Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (31.22%) Support Engineer
2 41 (18.55%) Analyst
3 27 (12.22%) Support Analyst
3 27 (12.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
5 23 (10.41%) Consultant
6 22 (9.95%) Customer Support Engineer
7 21 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (7.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (6.79%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (6.79%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 15 (6.79%) Senior Support Analyst
10 15 (6.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 13 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 10 (4.52%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.52%) IT Graduate
12 10 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.03%) Software Packaging
2 23 (10.41%) JSP
3 4 (1.81%) XML
3 4 (1.81%) WebCenter
4 3 (1.36%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.90%) .NET
5 2 (0.90%) WAP
5 2 (0.90%) Middleware
5 2 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.12%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.43%) Handset
4 11 (4.98%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.52%) EPoS
6 8 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.17%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.26%) User Experience
9 4 (1.81%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.81%) NHS
9 4 (1.81%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.36%) Replication
10 3 (1.36%) Clustering
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.90%) PDA
11 2 (0.90%) Physics
12 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 161 (72.85%) Windows
2 76 (34.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (30.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (22.17%) Windows XP
5 33 (14.93%) Apple iOS
5 33 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.76%) Windows Vista
7 18 (8.14%) Windows 2000
7 18 (8.14%) Windows 7
8 17 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (4.52%) Android
10 9 (4.07%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.62%) Linux
12 7 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.36%) UNIX
13 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.94%) ITIL
2 47 (21.27%) Mentoring
3 35 (15.84%) Line Management
4 34 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 32 (14.48%) Software Testing
6 25 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (10.86%) Service Delivery
7 24 (10.86%) Release Management
8 23 (10.41%) Compatibility Testing
8 23 (10.41%) Software Deployment
9 22 (9.95%) Software Delivery
10 13 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 13 (5.88%) Information Security
11 10 (4.52%) Service Management
11 10 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.07%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.07%) Security Management
13 8 (3.62%) Project Management
13 8 (3.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.67%) PowerShell
2 24 (10.86%) SQL
3 10 (4.52%) Java
4 5 (2.26%) C++
5 4 (1.81%) C
6 3 (1.36%) Perl
6 3 (1.36%) Python
7 2 (0.90%) VBScript
7 2 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 97 (43.89%) SC Cleared
3 82 (37.10%) DV Cleared
4 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.33%) A+ Certification
6 9 (4.07%) MCP
6 9 (4.07%) MCSE
7 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.17%) Degree
9 6 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.81%) MCSA
10 4 (1.81%) HND
11 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.36%) ACTC
12 2 (0.90%) MCDST
12 2 (0.90%) MOS
13 1 (0.45%) MCTS
13 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.45%) CCNA
13 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 147 (66.52%) Active Directory
2 48 (21.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (11.31%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (6.79%) XenApp
6 10 (4.52%) XenServer
6 10 (4.52%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.81%) Novell eDirectory
7 4 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 105 (47.51%) SCCM
2 39 (17.65%) SCOM
3 26 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 25 (11.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (5.88%) SCVMM
6 12 (5.43%) SCDPM
6 12 (5.43%) SCSM
7 5 (2.26%) WSUS
8 4 (1.81%) BMC Marimba
9 1 (0.45%) WMI
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 133 (60.18%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.27%) Citrix
3 32 (14.48%) Fujitsu
4 25 (11.31%) McAfee
5 23 (10.41%) Sophos
6 18 (8.14%) HP
6 18 (8.14%) VMware
7 13 (5.88%) SAP
8 7 (3.17%) Altiris
9 6 (2.71%) IBM
10 5 (2.26%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle
11 4 (1.81%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.81%) Apple
12 3 (1.36%) Borland
12 3 (1.36%) Becrypt
12 3 (1.36%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.36%) Lumension
12 3 (1.36%) Remedy
12 3 (1.36%) Mitel
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19210 - £22035 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago