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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 804 794 828
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 95 79 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.074% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.093% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 38
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 25 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 29 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 -18 93 £33,750 +2.27% 6
South East -13 52 £36,000 +59.29% 5
Berkshire +17 44 £36,000 +9.09%
London +12 34 £26,500 -49.52%
Bracknell +19 30 £40,000 -
Reading -7 13 £36,000 +9.09%
City of London +5 11 £65,000 +30.00%
Hampshire -27 10 £20,000 -11.50% 2
Southampton -2 6 £20,000 -11.50% 1
Harrow - 4 £26,000 -
Ilford - 3 £22,000 -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands -14 2 £22,000 -51.11%
Scotland -19 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Birmingham - 2 £22,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham -3 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £22,000 -51.11%
East of England -14 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -19 1 - - 1
East Midlands -20 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 137 (82.04%) Windows
2 82 (49.10%) Active Directory
3 80 (47.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 80 (47.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (43.71%) Windows XP
5 70 (41.92%) Microsoft
6 69 (41.32%) Security Cleared
7 68 (40.72%) MS Exchange
8 65 (38.92%) SC Cleared
9 61 (36.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 53 (31.74%) SQL
11 51 (30.54%) DNS
11 51 (30.54%) Retail
12 48 (28.74%) Telecoms
13 47 (28.14%) Wireless
14 46 (27.54%) DV Cleared
15 43 (25.75%) MS Office
16 42 (25.15%) Finance
17 38 (22.75%) Internet
18 37 (22.16%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (20.96%) Management Information System
19 35 (20.96%) Windows 2000
20 34 (20.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
21 33 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
22 31 (18.56%) Fujitsu
23 29 (17.37%) VMware
24 25 (14.97%) Windows Vista
24 25 (14.97%) SCCM
24 25 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2007
24 25 (14.97%) Apple iOS

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 68 (40.72%) MS Exchange
2 61 (36.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 34 (20.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 33 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.79%) GroupWise
6 8 (4.79%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (4.19%) IIS
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (25.75%) MS Office
2 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.54%) DNS
2 47 (28.14%) Wireless
3 38 (22.75%) Internet
4 12 (7.19%) VoIP
5 11 (6.59%) WAN
5 11 (6.59%) LAN
6 10 (5.99%) Firewall
7 9 (5.39%) VPN
7 9 (5.39%) DHCP
8 8 (4.79%) FTP
8 8 (4.79%) HTTP
8 8 (4.79%) LDAP
8 8 (4.79%) GPRS
8 8 (4.79%) SMS
8 8 (4.79%) SMTP
8 8 (4.79%) SSL
8 8 (4.79%) IMAP
8 8 (4.79%) DMZ
9 4 (2.40%) SAN
9 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.60%) MSDE
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) TestDirector
2 10 (5.99%) MSI
3 3 (1.80%) Maven
3 3 (1.80%) Gradle
3 3 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.80%) Ant
3 3 (1.80%) WinRunner
General
1 51 (30.54%) Retail
2 48 (28.74%) Telecoms
3 42 (25.15%) Finance
4 10 (5.99%) Banking
4 10 (5.99%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.40%) French Language
5 4 (2.40%) German Language
5 4 (2.40%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (42.51%) Support Engineer
2 22 (13.17%) Customer Engineer
2 22 (13.17%) Customer Support Engineer
3 18 (10.78%) 1st Line Support
4 16 (9.58%) Analyst
4 16 (9.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (8.38%) Service Analyst
5 14 (8.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (7.19%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.39%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.19%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.59%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) Application Packaging
2 8 (4.79%) ODBC
3 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.96%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.19%) EPoS
3 8 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.79%) Clustering
3 8 (4.79%) iPhone
4 5 (2.99%) Open Source
5 4 (2.40%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.40%) Handset
6 3 (1.80%) Physics
6 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 137 (82.04%) Windows
2 80 (47.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 80 (47.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (43.71%) Windows XP
4 35 (20.96%) Windows 2000
5 25 (14.97%) Windows Vista
5 25 (14.97%) Apple iOS
6 16 (9.58%) Linux
7 15 (8.98%) Windows 7
8 13 (7.78%) UNIX
9 9 (5.39%) Android
9 9 (5.39%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.60%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (14.37%) ITIL
3 13 (7.78%) Release Management
3 13 (7.78%) Test Management
4 12 (7.19%) Performance Management
4 12 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (7.19%) Software Deployment
5 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (4.79%) Change Management
6 7 (4.19%) Asset Management
7 5 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.99%) Performance Testing
8 4 (2.40%) Integration Testing
8 4 (2.40%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.40%) System Testing
8 4 (2.40%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (2.40%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (2.40%) Regression Testing
8 4 (2.40%) Build Automation
9 3 (1.80%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) SQL
2 14 (8.38%) Perl
3 7 (4.19%) C
4 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.80%) Python
5 3 (1.80%) C++
5 3 (1.80%) Java
6 2 (1.20%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (41.32%) Security Cleared
2 65 (38.92%) SC Cleared
3 46 (27.54%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.98%) MCSE
4 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.78%) ISTQB
5 13 (7.78%) ISEB
6 12 (7.19%) A+ Certification
7 9 (5.39%) MCITP
7 9 (5.39%) Degree
8 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.79%) CCIE
8 8 (4.79%) CCNP
8 8 (4.79%) CCNA
9 6 (3.59%) MCP
10 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.20%) MCSA
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.60%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 82 (49.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.40%) vSphere
5 3 (1.80%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) qmail
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) Squid
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (14.97%) SCCM
2 13 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (5.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (5.39%) WSUS
5 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.80%) SCOM
6 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.20%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.60%) YUM
8 1 (0.60%) Puppet
8 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (41.92%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.56%) Fujitsu
3 29 (17.37%) VMware
4 20 (11.98%) Citrix
5 18 (10.78%) SAP
6 15 (8.98%) HP
7 10 (5.99%) Oracle
7 10 (5.99%) McAfee
8 8 (4.79%) MobileIron
8 8 (4.79%) SOTI
9 7 (4.19%) Apple
10 6 (3.59%) Symantec
11 5 (2.99%) Dell
12 4 (2.40%) Adobe
13 2 (1.20%) Sun
13 2 (1.20%) IBM
13 2 (1.20%) Sophos
13 2 (1.20%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.60%) Sage
14 1 (0.60%) NetApp
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