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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 788 792 845
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +53
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 93 78 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.072% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.091% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 34
Average salary £31,500 £44,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.40% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 29 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 1 August 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 -42 91 £31,500 -29.21% 7
South East -4 45 £36,000 +59.29% 5
Berkshire +16 38 £36,000 +9.09% 4
London -17 34 £31,500 -42.72%
Bracknell +12 21 £40,000 - 3
Reading 0 14 £36,000 +9.09%
City of London -1 11 £65,000 +30.00%
Hampshire -15 8 £20,000 -11.50%
Ilford - 6 £22,000 -
Southampton +11 5 £20,000 -11.50%
West Midlands +8 5 £22,000 -51.11%
Harrow - 3 £26,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £22,000 -
Warwickshire +14 2 £26,500 +3.92%
Scotland -10 2 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands -17 2 £23,500 -47.77%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £36,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Nottingham -2 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Leicestershire -8 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £18,000 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £18,000 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 132 (80.49%) Windows
2 78 (47.56%) Active Directory
3 72 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 68 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (39.02%) Windows XP
6 59 (35.98%) MS Exchange
7 57 (34.76%) Security Cleared
8 53 (32.32%) SC Cleared
9 51 (31.10%) SQL
10 49 (29.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 48 (29.27%) DNS
12 47 (28.66%) Retail
13 43 (26.22%) MS Office
13 43 (26.22%) Wireless
14 40 (24.39%) DV Cleared
15 38 (23.17%) Finance
16 37 (22.56%) Telecoms
17 33 (20.12%) Internet
18 32 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 31 (18.90%) VMware
19 31 (18.90%) Windows 2000
20 30 (18.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
21 28 (17.07%) Management Information System
21 28 (17.07%) ITIL
22 25 (15.24%) SCCM
22 25 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
23 23 (14.02%) Fujitsu
24 22 (13.41%) Citrix
25 21 (12.80%) Linux

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 59 (35.98%) MS Exchange
2 49 (29.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 30 (18.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 25 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.10%) IIS
7 6 (3.66%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (3.66%) GroupWise
8 4 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (26.22%) MS Office
2 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.44%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (29.27%) DNS
2 43 (26.22%) Wireless
3 33 (20.12%) Internet
4 18 (10.98%) VoIP
5 12 (7.32%) DHCP
6 8 (4.88%) Firewall
6 8 (4.88%) LAN
7 7 (4.27%) LDAP
7 7 (4.27%) WAN
8 6 (3.66%) SMTP
8 6 (3.66%) FTP
8 6 (3.66%) HTTP
8 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.66%) VPN
8 6 (3.66%) SSL
8 6 (3.66%) GPRS
8 6 (3.66%) DMZ
8 6 (3.66%) IMAP
9 5 (3.05%) SMS
10 3 (1.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
1 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.22%) MS Access
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) MSDE
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) TestDirector
2 10 (6.10%) MSI
3 3 (1.83%) Gradle
3 3 (1.83%) Maven
3 3 (1.83%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.83%) Ant
General
1 47 (28.66%) Retail
2 38 (23.17%) Finance
3 37 (22.56%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.10%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.10%) Banking
5 4 (2.44%) French Language
5 4 (2.44%) German Language
5 4 (2.44%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (34.15%) Support Engineer
2 22 (13.41%) 1st Line Support
3 20 (12.20%) Analyst
4 16 (9.76%) Customer Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Customer Support Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Help Desk Support
5 13 (7.93%) Service Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.49%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) IT Support
10 7 (4.27%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.66%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.66%) ODBC
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.76%) EPoS
3 10 (6.10%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.10%) Clustering
4 8 (4.88%) iPhone
5 7 (4.27%) Open Source
6 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.83%) Physics
7 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.83%) Handset
8 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.22%) CMDB
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) PDA
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 132 (80.49%) Windows
2 68 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 68 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (39.02%) Windows XP
4 31 (18.90%) Windows 2000
5 21 (12.80%) Linux
5 21 (12.80%) Apple iOS
6 20 (12.20%) Windows Vista
7 13 (7.93%) UNIX
7 13 (7.93%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.88%) Android
9 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.66%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (17.07%) ITIL
3 13 (7.93%) Test Management
4 12 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (6.10%) Performance Management
5 10 (6.10%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.49%) Change Management
7 8 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.88%) Release Management
8 7 (4.27%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.66%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.05%) Performance Testing
11 4 (2.44%) Workflow
11 4 (2.44%) Security Management
11 4 (2.44%) Regression Testing
11 4 (2.44%) Service Management
11 4 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (2.44%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.10%) SQL
2 15 (9.15%) Perl
3 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.27%) C
5 3 (1.83%) Python
5 3 (1.83%) C++
5 3 (1.83%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (34.76%) Security Cleared
2 53 (32.32%) SC Cleared
3 40 (24.39%) DV Cleared
4 16 (9.76%) A+ Certification
5 13 (7.93%) ISEB
5 13 (7.93%) ISTQB
6 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.71%) MCSE
7 8 (4.88%) MCITP
8 7 (4.27%) Degree
9 6 (3.66%) CCIE
9 6 (3.66%) CCNP
9 6 (3.66%) CCNA
9 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.83%) MCP
11 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.61%) ACTC
12 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (47.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.05%) vSphere
3 5 (3.05%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.44%) XenApp
4 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) Squid
6 1 (0.61%) qmail
Systems Management
1 25 (15.24%) SCCM
2 13 (7.93%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (5.49%) WSUS
4 5 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.83%) SCOM
7 2 (1.22%) OpenView
7 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.61%) WMI
8 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.61%) YUM
8 1 (0.61%) Puppet
8 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.90%) VMware
3 23 (14.02%) Fujitsu
4 22 (13.41%) Citrix
5 19 (11.59%) SAP
6 10 (6.10%) Oracle
6 10 (6.10%) HP
7 9 (5.49%) Symantec
8 8 (4.88%) Apple
9 6 (3.66%) MobileIron
9 6 (3.66%) SOTI
10 5 (3.05%) McAfee
11 4 (2.44%) Adobe
12 3 (1.83%) Cisco
13 2 (1.22%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.22%) NetApp
13 2 (1.22%) Dell
13 2 (1.22%) Bloomberg
13 2 (1.22%) Remedy
13 2 (1.22%) Altiris
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stephenson Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago