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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 817 859 795
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -64
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 79 70 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.059% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 55 62
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £18,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £25,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -44.44%

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
91708 97795 89741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 81.98% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74090 78809 73756
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 19 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 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 77 £31,500 +11.50% 4
South East +8 36 £30,000 +42.51% 3
London +39 34 £31,500 -10.00%
Hampshire +15 34 £30,000 +57.89%
Andover - 31 £30,000 -
City of London +31 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Yorkshire +9 3 £35,000 -
Eastleigh +5 3 £20,623 +8.53%
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
South West - 3 £29,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £29,000 - 1
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Berkshire -16 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £29,000 -
East of England +10 1 £42,500 -26.72%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £42,500 -12.37%
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 £22,000 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 140 (67.63%) Windows
2 128 (61.84%) Microsoft
3 126 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 110 (53.14%) SCCM
5 99 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 84 (40.58%) SC Cleared
7 82 (39.61%) ITIL
8 71 (34.30%) DV Cleared
9 70 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (29.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 59 (28.50%) Citrix
12 51 (24.64%) MS Exchange
13 49 (23.67%) MS Office
14 48 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (22.71%) MS Excel
15 47 (22.71%) Mentoring
16 46 (22.22%) DNS
17 45 (21.74%) Windows XP
17 45 (21.74%) Software Packaging
18 40 (19.32%) PowerShell
19 36 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (16.91%) Line Management
20 35 (16.91%) JSP
20 35 (16.91%) Compatibility Testing
21 34 (16.43%) Performance Management
21 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2003
23 32 (15.46%) Software Testing
24 31 (14.98%) Retail
25 30 (14.49%) SCOM

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 51 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 36 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (6.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.45%) IIS
8 3 (1.45%) Lync
9 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.97%) Apache
9 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) Documentum
10 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
Applications
1 49 (23.67%) MS Office
2 47 (22.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) BASE24
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.22%) DNS
2 29 (14.01%) Wireless
3 28 (13.53%) DHCP
4 21 (10.14%) Internet
5 10 (4.83%) VoIP
6 8 (3.86%) WAN
6 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.86%) LAN
7 7 (3.38%) VPN
7 7 (3.38%) Firewall
8 3 (1.45%) SAN
8 3 (1.45%) Network Security
9 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.97%) LDAP
9 2 (0.97%) ATM
10 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.97%) MSDE
2 2 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (12.56%) MSI
2 5 (2.42%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.97%) Gradle
3 2 (0.97%) Maven
3 2 (0.97%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.97%) Ant
General
1 31 (14.98%) Retail
2 26 (12.56%) Finance
3 19 (9.18%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.83%) Law
5 4 (1.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) International Banking
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (25.12%) Support Engineer
2 38 (18.36%) Analyst
3 24 (11.59%) Support Analyst
4 23 (11.11%) Consultant
4 23 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (10.14%) Integration Engineer
5 21 (10.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 21 (10.14%) Customer Engineer
6 19 (9.18%) Customer Support Engineer
7 16 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.76%) Technical Leader
9 12 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Senior Support Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) IT Graduate
11 10 (4.83%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.74%) Software Packaging
2 35 (16.91%) JSP
3 4 (1.93%) XML
4 3 (1.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.97%) WebCenter
5 2 (0.97%) Middleware
5 2 (0.97%) .NET
5 2 (0.97%) Web Services
5 2 (0.97%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.83%) EPoS
5 9 (4.35%) Handset
6 8 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.38%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.42%) User Experience
9 3 (1.45%) Replication
9 3 (1.45%) Clustering
9 3 (1.45%) PKI
9 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.45%) BYOD
10 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.97%) Physics
10 2 (0.97%) PDA
10 2 (0.97%) NHS
10 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 140 (67.63%) Windows
2 70 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (14.49%) Apple iOS
7 21 (10.14%) Windows Vista
8 20 (9.66%) Windows 7
9 14 (6.76%) Windows 2000
10 10 (4.83%) Android
10 10 (4.83%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (3.38%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (2.90%) Linux
13 3 (1.45%) UNIX
13 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.61%) ITIL
2 47 (22.71%) Mentoring
3 35 (16.91%) Line Management
3 35 (16.91%) Compatibility Testing
4 34 (16.43%) Performance Management
5 32 (15.46%) Software Testing
6 27 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 19 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (7.73%) Software Deployment
9 14 (6.76%) Release Management
10 13 (6.28%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (6.28%) Data Protection
11 12 (5.80%) Software Delivery
12 11 (5.31%) Information Security
13 10 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.86%) Time Management
14 8 (3.86%) Security Management
14 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.86%) Project Management
15 6 (2.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.32%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.18%) SQL
3 8 (3.86%) Java
4 5 (2.42%) C++
5 3 (1.45%) Python
5 3 (1.45%) Perl
5 3 (1.45%) VBScript
5 3 (1.45%) C
6 2 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 84 (40.58%) SC Cleared
3 71 (34.30%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.76%) A+ Certification
5 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.86%) MCP
6 8 (3.86%) MCSE
6 8 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.42%) Degree
9 4 (1.93%) MCSA
10 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.45%) ACTC
11 2 (0.97%) MOS
11 2 (0.97%) MCDST
11 2 (0.97%) HND
12 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 126 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 62 (29.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (12.08%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.25%) XenApp
4 15 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (4.83%) XenServer
5 10 (4.83%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.93%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.97%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (0.97%) vSphere
9 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 110 (53.14%) SCCM
2 30 (14.49%) SCOM
3 14 (6.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (6.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (6.28%) SCVMM
5 12 (5.80%) SCDPM
5 12 (5.80%) SCSM
6 7 (3.38%) WSUS
7 2 (0.97%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.48%) Netcool
8 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.48%) WMI
8 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 128 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 59 (28.50%) Citrix
3 19 (9.18%) VMware
4 18 (8.70%) Fujitsu
5 15 (7.25%) McAfee
6 13 (6.28%) SAP
6 13 (6.28%) Sophos
7 8 (3.86%) HP
8 7 (3.38%) Altiris
9 6 (2.90%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.42%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.93%) Mitel
11 4 (1.93%) IBM
11 4 (1.93%) Apple
12 3 (1.45%) TOWER Software
12 3 (1.45%) Lumension
12 3 (1.45%) Becrypt
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle
13 2 (0.97%) Siemens
13 2 (0.97%) Borland
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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