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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 826 812 794
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 67 95 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.083% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 58 56 55
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £20,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 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 28 August 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 56 £34,000 +0.74% 4
London -2 21 £28,000 +5.66% 1
South East -18 18 £50,000 +38.88% 1
East of England +6 8 £45,000 -
Surrey - 8 £50,000 - 1
Woking - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland +6 6 - -
Hampshire +1 5 £32,000 +60.00%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £30,250 -
Aberdeen - 4 - -
Berkshire -29 3 £52,500 +45.83%
Peterborough - 3 £24,500 -
Andover - 3 £32,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £24,500 -
Birmingham +11 2 £22,000 -
Southampton +4 2 £21,000 +5.00%
West Midlands -5 2 £22,000 -
North West - 2 £23,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Windsor - 2 £58,750 -
Gloucester - 2 £22,500 -
Stockport - 2 £23,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -
Salisbury - 2 £38,000 -
Manchester - 2 £23,250 -
East Midlands -2 1 £36,000 +63.63% 1
Nottinghamshire -12 1 £36,000 +63.63% 1
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 86 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 76 (57.14%) SCCM
3 75 (56.39%) Windows
4 59 (44.36%) ITIL
5 52 (39.10%) Citrix
6 49 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 47 (35.34%) PowerShell
7 47 (35.34%) Software Packaging
8 41 (30.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
10 34 (25.56%) Compatibility Testing
10 34 (25.56%) JSP
11 32 (24.06%) MS Office
12 26 (19.55%) SC Cleared
12 26 (19.55%) Performance Management
13 25 (18.80%) DV Cleared
13 25 (18.80%) Windows 7
14 24 (18.05%) Windows XP
14 24 (18.05%) DHCP
14 24 (18.05%) DNS
15 23 (17.29%) VMware
16 22 (16.54%) MS Exchange
16 22 (16.54%) MS Excel
16 22 (16.54%) Mentoring
16 22 (16.54%) Patch Management
17 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (15.04%) Service Delivery
19 18 (13.53%) Wireless
19 18 (13.53%) Line Management

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.76%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.01%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (24.06%) MS Office
2 22 (16.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) DHCP
1 24 (18.05%) DNS
2 18 (13.53%) Wireless
3 12 (9.02%) Internet
4 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.52%) Firewall
6 8 (6.02%) SAN
6 8 (6.02%) LAN
6 8 (6.02%) WAN
6 8 (6.02%) Unified Communications
7 7 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (4.51%) VPN
9 5 (3.76%) NAS
10 3 (2.26%) VLAN
10 3 (2.26%) VoIP
11 1 (0.75%) ADSL
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MSI
2 6 (4.51%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (3.01%) Law
3 4 (3.01%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Analyst
1 25 (18.80%) Support Engineer
2 18 (13.53%) Technical Leader
3 17 (12.78%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Integration Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Desktop Analyst
7 12 (9.02%) IT Support
8 11 (8.27%) Customer Support Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Customer Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Desktop Support
10 7 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Support Technician
12 5 (3.76%) Field Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.01%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.34%) Software Packaging
2 34 (25.56%) JSP
3 13 (9.77%) Application Packaging
4 5 (3.76%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.02%) Clustering
4 8 (6.02%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.76%) iPhone
6 4 (3.01%) iPad
6 4 (3.01%) Replication
7 3 (2.26%) Life Science
7 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.26%) EPoS
7 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.50%) Handset
9 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.75%) AS400
9 1 (0.75%) IVR
9 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 75 (56.39%) Windows
2 25 (18.80%) Windows 7
3 24 (18.05%) Windows XP
4 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.02%) Apple iOS
7 11 (8.27%) Windows Vista
8 9 (6.77%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.26%) Android
11 2 (1.50%) Linux
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.36%) ITIL
2 34 (25.56%) Compatibility Testing
3 26 (19.55%) Performance Management
4 22 (16.54%) Mentoring
4 22 (16.54%) Patch Management
5 20 (15.04%) Service Delivery
6 18 (13.53%) Software Testing
6 18 (13.53%) Line Management
7 10 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.52%) Project Management
7 10 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.77%) Asset Management
8 9 (6.77%) Server Patching
9 6 (4.51%) Change Control
9 6 (4.51%) Content Management
9 6 (4.51%) Workflow
9 6 (4.51%) Change Management
9 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.34%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.78%) SQL
3 9 (6.77%) Java
4 4 (3.01%) VBScript
4 4 (3.01%) Python
5 2 (1.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.55%) SC Cleared
3 25 (18.80%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.27%) Degree
4 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.02%) MCSE
6 7 (5.26%) MCP
7 5 (3.76%) A+ Certification
7 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.50%) MOS
9 2 (1.50%) MCDST
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.76%) DFS Replication
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.01%) Firmware
5 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) KVM
7 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 76 (57.14%) SCCM
2 11 (8.27%) WSUS
3 10 (7.52%) SCOM
4 4 (3.01%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.75%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.75%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 86 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 52 (39.10%) Citrix
3 23 (17.29%) VMware
4 12 (9.02%) Cisco
5 11 (8.27%) LANDesk
6 5 (3.76%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) Lumension
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
8 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.50%) Becrypt
8 2 (1.50%) Mitel
8 2 (1.50%) McAfee
8 2 (1.50%) Sophos
9 1 (0.75%) Websense
9 1 (0.75%) Altiris
9 1 (0.75%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) Avaya
9 1 (0.75%) Apple
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
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