The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 844 940 846
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -94
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 35 22 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.021% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.024% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 91
Median salary £32,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%

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
78959 92614 97304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.58% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65112 76492 80079
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 11 December 2016 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 29 £32,000 -
South East +79 18 £32,000 -28.88%
Hampshire +21 11 £32,000 -14.66%
Andover - 8 £32,000 -
London +62 6 £49,000 +84.90%
Scotland +32 5 - -
Surrey +24 4 £45,000 -
North West -22 4 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Woking +7 3 £45,000 -
Manchester -21 3 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £36,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £36,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £24,000 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 45 (51.72%) ITIL
4 42 (48.28%) SCCM
5 38 (43.68%) PowerShell
6 36 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 33 (37.93%) Compatibility Testing
7 33 (37.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (31.03%) Application Virtualisation
9 26 (29.89%) Software Packaging
9 26 (29.89%) Citrix
10 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
11 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 18 (20.69%) MS Office
13 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
14 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
14 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
16 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
16 12 (13.79%) Application Packaging
16 12 (13.79%) Degree
16 12 (13.79%) VMware
16 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
16 12 (13.79%) Java
17 11 (12.64%) Unix
17 11 (12.64%) Linux
17 11 (12.64%) Finance

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.60%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Office
2 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon S3
3 10 (11.49%) IaaS
3 10 (11.49%) PaaS
4 6 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) LAN
2 7 (8.05%) Internet
3 6 (6.90%) WAN
3 6 (6.90%) Wireless
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.60%) DNS
4 4 (4.60%) Firewall
5 3 (3.45%) DHCP
5 3 (3.45%) SSL
5 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.45%) VoIP
5 3 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (2.30%) IPX
6 2 (2.30%) IPX/SPX
6 2 (2.30%) MPLS
6 2 (2.30%) PPP
6 2 (2.30%) PPTP
6 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.75%) Big Data
2 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) Flink
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) MS Access
6 1 (1.15%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (1.15%) Impala
6 1 (1.15%) MSDE
6 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MSI
2 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) Gradle
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 28 (32.18%) Desktop Support
3 27 (31.03%) Desktop Engineer
4 26 (29.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 24 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (24.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (14.94%) IT Support
8 11 (12.64%) Analyst
9 9 (10.34%) Applications Packager
10 6 (6.90%) IT Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Support Technician
10 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (5.75%) 1st Line Support Technician
11 5 (5.75%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Customer Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Customer Support Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) Software Packaging
2 10 (11.49%) REST
3 5 (5.75%) CSS
3 5 (5.75%) CSS3
3 5 (5.75%) HTML
3 5 (5.75%) HTML5
3 5 (5.75%) jQuery
3 5 (5.75%) Kafka
4 4 (4.60%) ELK Stack
4 4 (4.60%) NumPy
4 4 (4.60%) SciPy
5 2 (2.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.75%) Clustering
5 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.30%) Replication
8 2 (2.30%) Statistics
9 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.15%) iPad
9 1 (1.15%) iPhone
9 1 (1.15%) Physics
9 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.64%) Linux
4 11 (12.64%) Unix
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.75%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) ITIL
2 33 (37.93%) Compatibility Testing
3 27 (31.03%) Application Virtualisation
4 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.79%) Application Packaging
5 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (12.64%) Patch Management
7 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.49%) Microservices
7 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.34%) Analytics
9 8 (9.20%) DevOps
10 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.90%) SDLC
12 5 (5.75%) BDD
12 5 (5.75%) Change Control
12 5 (5.75%) Machine Learning
12 5 (5.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 7 (8.05%) Perl
3 7 (8.05%) Python
4 5 (5.75%) Ruby
5 3 (3.45%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) VB
6 2 (2.30%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) VBA
6 2 (2.30%) VBScript
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.05%) MCSE
6 4 (4.60%) MCP
6 4 (4.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.45%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.30%) MCTS
9 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (37.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.64%) Docker
4 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.75%) Apache Flume
6 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.30%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.30%) Firmware
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (48.28%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 10 (11.49%) Mesos
3 9 (10.34%) AppDNA
4 5 (5.75%) SCOM
4 5 (5.75%) WSUS
5 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Citrix
3 12 (13.79%) VMware
4 6 (6.90%) Apple
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Splunk
6 3 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) Altiris
7 2 (2.30%) Avaya
7 2 (2.30%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.15%) Mitel
8 1 (1.15%) Sage
8 1 (1.15%) Sophos
8 1 (1.15%) Wyse