The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 816 786 859
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +73
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 99 83 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.076% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.097% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 34
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +46.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 27 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 24 July 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 97 £31,500 -30.00% 6
South East -17 51 £36,000 +59.29% 5
Berkshire +28 42 £36,000 +9.92% 3
London -27 33 £31,500 -47.50%
Bracknell +5 21 £40,000 - 2
Reading +2 17 £36,000 +9.92%
City of London +4 11 £65,000 +30.00%
Hampshire -8 10 £20,000 -11.50% 1
Southampton +4 6 £20,000 -11.50% 1
Ilford - 6 £22,000 -
West Midlands +13 5 £22,000 -51.11%
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Harrow - 3 £26,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £22,000 -
Warwickshire +12 2 £26,500 +3.92%
East Midlands -7 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Leicestershire -7 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Scotland -23 2 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £18,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 -
Leicester - 2 £25,000 -
Oxford - 2 £18,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 134 (79.76%) Windows
2 76 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 72 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 67 (39.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (38.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (36.31%) Windows XP
7 58 (34.52%) Security Cleared
8 55 (32.74%) MS Exchange
9 54 (32.14%) SC Cleared
10 51 (30.36%) SQL
11 50 (29.76%) Retail
12 48 (28.57%) DNS
13 45 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 43 (25.60%) MS Office
15 42 (25.00%) Wireless
16 41 (24.40%) DV Cleared
17 39 (23.21%) Finance
18 38 (22.62%) Telecoms
19 32 (19.05%) ITIL
19 32 (19.05%) VMware
20 31 (18.45%) Disaster Recovery
20 31 (18.45%) Internet
21 30 (17.86%) Windows 2000
22 29 (17.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
23 26 (15.48%) Management Information System
24 25 (14.88%) SCCM
25 24 (14.29%) Fujitsu
26 23 (13.69%) Linux
27 22 (13.10%) Citrix
27 22 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 55 (32.74%) MS Exchange
2 45 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (17.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 22 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.95%) IIS
7 6 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (3.57%) GroupWise
8 4 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (25.60%) MS Office
2 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.38%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (28.57%) DNS
2 42 (25.00%) Wireless
3 31 (18.45%) Internet
4 20 (11.90%) VoIP
5 13 (7.74%) DHCP
6 9 (5.36%) Firewall
6 9 (5.36%) LAN
7 8 (4.76%) WAN
8 7 (4.17%) LDAP
9 6 (3.57%) GPRS
9 6 (3.57%) SMTP
9 6 (3.57%) FTP
9 6 (3.57%) HTTP
9 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.57%) VPN
9 6 (3.57%) SSL
9 6 (3.57%) DMZ
9 6 (3.57%) IMAP
10 5 (2.98%) SMS
11 3 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) RDBMS
1 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.19%) MS Access
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.60%) MSDE
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (8.93%) TestDirector
2 10 (5.95%) MSI
3 3 (1.79%) Maven
3 3 (1.79%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.79%) Ant
3 3 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 50 (29.76%) Retail
2 39 (23.21%) Finance
3 38 (22.62%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.95%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.95%) Banking
5 4 (2.38%) French Language
5 4 (2.38%) German Language
5 4 (2.38%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 24 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 21 (12.50%) Analyst
4 18 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
5 13 (7.74%) Service Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Customer Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Customer Support Engineer
6 12 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.36%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) IT Support
10 7 (4.17%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.17%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.57%) ODBC
3 1 (0.60%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.71%) EPoS
3 10 (5.95%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.95%) Clustering
4 9 (5.36%) iPhone
5 8 (4.76%) Open Source
6 4 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.79%) CMDB
7 3 (1.79%) Physics
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Handset
7 3 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) PDA
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 134 (79.76%) Windows
2 67 (39.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 65 (38.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (36.31%) Windows XP
5 30 (17.86%) Windows 2000
6 23 (13.69%) Linux
7 19 (11.31%) Apple iOS
8 17 (10.12%) Windows Vista
9 14 (8.33%) UNIX
10 13 (7.74%) Windows 7
11 9 (5.36%) Android
12 7 (4.17%) Windows 8
13 6 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (2.38%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.05%) ITIL
2 31 (18.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (8.93%) Test Management
4 13 (7.74%) Change Management
5 12 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 12 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (5.95%) Performance Management
7 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.76%) Release Management
8 7 (4.17%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.57%) Performance Testing
9 6 (3.57%) Integration Testing
10 5 (2.98%) System Testing
10 5 (2.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (2.98%) Regression Testing
10 5 (2.98%) Service Management
10 5 (2.98%) Performance Engineering
11 4 (2.38%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.36%) SQL
2 15 (8.93%) Perl
3 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.17%) C
5 3 (1.79%) Python
5 3 (1.79%) C++
5 3 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (34.52%) Security Cleared
2 54 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 41 (24.40%) DV Cleared
4 18 (10.71%) A+ Certification
5 15 (8.93%) ISTQB
5 15 (8.93%) ISEB
6 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.55%) MCSE
7 8 (4.76%) MCITP
8 7 (4.17%) Degree
9 6 (3.57%) CCIE
9 6 (3.57%) CCNP
9 6 (3.57%) CCNA
9 6 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.79%) MCP
12 1 (0.60%) ACTC
12 1 (0.60%) MCSA
12 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.98%) vSphere
3 5 (2.98%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.38%) XenApp
4 4 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) qmail
7 1 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (14.88%) SCCM
2 15 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (5.36%) WSUS
4 6 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.38%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.79%) SCOM
7 3 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.79%) OpenView
8 2 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.60%) Puppet
9 1 (0.60%) WMI
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) YUM
Vendors
1 72 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.05%) VMware
3 24 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 22 (13.10%) Citrix
5 21 (12.50%) SAP
6 10 (5.95%) Oracle
6 10 (5.95%) HP
6 10 (5.95%) Symantec
7 9 (5.36%) Apple
8 6 (3.57%) SOTI
8 6 (3.57%) MobileIron
9 5 (2.98%) McAfee
10 4 (2.38%) Adobe
11 3 (1.79%) Remedy
11 3 (1.79%) Cisco
11 3 (1.79%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.19%) RightFax
12 2 (1.19%) NetApp
12 2 (1.19%) Dell
12 2 (1.19%) IBM
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