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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 814 833 786
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -47
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 69 74 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 52
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -41.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £18,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £49,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £26,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -37.64%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 16 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 22 May 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 +33 68 £31,500 +18.86% 5
Hampshire +21 32 £30,000 +62.16%
South East +4 32 £30,000 - 3
Andover - 29 £30,000 -
London +51 28 £31,500 +8.62%
City of London +41 8 £37,500 -11.76%
Yorkshire +7 4 £35,000 -
South West - 4 £29,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £29,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £35,000 -
Eastleigh +2 3 £20,623 +11.47%
Swindon - 3 £29,000 -
Scotland +19 1 - -
Edinburgh +18 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 111 (62.71%) Windows
2 109 (61.58%) Microsoft
3 99 (55.93%) Active Directory
4 94 (53.11%) SCCM
5 82 (46.33%) Security Cleared
6 79 (44.63%) ITIL
7 66 (37.29%) SC Cleared
8 61 (34.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (34.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 60 (33.90%) Citrix
10 59 (33.33%) DV Cleared
11 51 (28.81%) Software Packaging
12 45 (25.42%) MS Exchange
13 44 (24.86%) PowerShell
13 44 (24.86%) Mentoring
14 42 (23.73%) Windows XP
14 42 (23.73%) MS Office
14 42 (23.73%) DNS
15 40 (22.60%) JSP
15 40 (22.60%) Compatibility Testing
16 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (18.08%) Performance Management
17 32 (18.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 31 (17.51%) Software Testing
18 31 (17.51%) Line Management
19 29 (16.38%) MS Excel
19 29 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2003
20 28 (15.82%) Apple iOS
21 27 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (15.25%) DHCP

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (25.42%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.26%) IIS
9 2 (1.13%) Lync
10 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 42 (23.73%) MS Office
2 29 (16.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.73%) DNS
2 27 (15.25%) DHCP
3 26 (14.69%) Wireless
4 20 (11.30%) Internet
5 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.52%) Firewall
6 8 (4.52%) VPN
6 8 (4.52%) VoIP
7 3 (1.69%) Network Security
7 3 (1.69%) SAN
7 3 (1.69%) LAN
7 3 (1.69%) WAN
8 2 (1.13%) VLAN
8 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.56%) ADSL
9 1 (0.56%) MPLS
9 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.13%) MSDE
1 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (13.56%) MSI
2 6 (3.39%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.13%) Ant
3 2 (1.13%) Maven
3 2 (1.13%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.13%) Gradle
General
1 21 (11.86%) Retail
2 15 (8.47%) Finance
3 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.65%) Law
5 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (23.16%) Support Engineer
2 31 (17.51%) Analyst
3 23 (12.99%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (12.99%) Integration Engineer
3 23 (12.99%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 18 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 17 (9.60%) Customer Engineer
5 17 (9.60%) Customer Support Engineer
5 17 (9.60%) Technical Leader
6 15 (8.47%) Consultant
7 9 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 9 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Graduate
8 8 (4.52%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.52%) IT Graduate
9 7 (3.95%) IT Support
9 7 (3.95%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.81%) Software Packaging
2 40 (22.60%) JSP
3 4 (2.26%) XML
4 3 (1.69%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.13%) Middleware
5 2 (1.13%) .NET
5 2 (1.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.43%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.65%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.52%) EPoS
4 8 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.95%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.95%) Handset
6 5 (2.82%) User Experience
7 4 (2.26%) Replication
7 4 (2.26%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) BYOD
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.13%) Physics
9 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) CMDB
10 1 (0.56%) PKI
10 1 (0.56%) AS400
10 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 111 (62.71%) Windows
2 61 (34.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (23.73%) Windows XP
4 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (15.82%) Apple iOS
6 27 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (11.30%) Windows 7
8 17 (9.60%) Windows Vista
9 13 (7.34%) Windows 2000
10 10 (5.65%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.65%) Android
11 7 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.26%) Linux
13 3 (1.69%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.63%) ITIL
2 44 (24.86%) Mentoring
3 40 (22.60%) Compatibility Testing
4 32 (18.08%) Performance Management
5 31 (17.51%) Software Testing
5 31 (17.51%) Line Management
6 25 (14.12%) Service Delivery
7 19 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.34%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (6.21%) Information Security
10 10 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.95%) Time Management
12 7 (3.95%) Software Deployment
13 6 (3.39%) Security Management
13 6 (3.39%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.39%) Asset Management
13 6 (3.39%) Change Control
13 6 (3.39%) Data Protection
14 5 (2.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.86%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.17%) SQL
3 6 (3.39%) Java
4 5 (2.82%) C++
5 3 (1.69%) Perl
5 3 (1.69%) C
5 3 (1.69%) Python
6 2 (1.13%) C#
6 2 (1.13%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (46.33%) Security Cleared
2 66 (37.29%) SC Cleared
3 59 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.65%) A+ Certification
5 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.39%) MCSE
8 5 (2.82%) MCP
8 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.69%) ACTC
11 2 (1.13%) Degree
11 2 (1.13%) MCDST
11 2 (1.13%) MOS
12 1 (0.56%) MCTS
12 1 (0.56%) MCSA
12 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 99 (55.93%) Active Directory
2 61 (34.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (9.60%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.91%) XenApp
5 9 (5.08%) XenServer
5 9 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 94 (53.11%) SCCM
2 16 (9.04%) SCOM
3 7 (3.95%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.95%) WSUS
4 6 (3.39%) SCDPM
4 6 (3.39%) SCSM
5 5 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Netcool
7 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 109 (61.58%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.90%) Citrix
3 18 (10.17%) VMware
4 11 (6.21%) SAP
5 10 (5.65%) Fujitsu
6 5 (2.82%) MobileIron
6 5 (2.82%) LANDesk
6 5 (2.82%) Altiris
7 4 (2.26%) McAfee
7 4 (2.26%) Sophos
7 4 (2.26%) Apple
8 3 (1.69%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.13%) Cisco
9 2 (1.13%) HP
9 2 (1.13%) Borland
9 2 (1.13%) Mitel
9 2 (1.13%) Lumension
9 2 (1.13%) Becrypt
10 1 (0.56%) BMC
10 1 (0.56%) Avaya
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