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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 799 783 838
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +55
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 97 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.079% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.10% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 38
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,600 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +42.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93783 85676 90586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.54% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75746 70459 77320
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Software Distribution Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 27 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 11 July 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 -2 95 £31,500 -30.00% 7
South East -3 49 £36,000 +9.09% 6
Berkshire +6 38 £36,000 +10.76% 4
London -32 32 £31,500 -42.72%
Bracknell +1 18 £40,000 - 1
Reading -1 16 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Hampshire +4 12 £20,000 -11.50% 1
City of London +4 11 £65,000 +23.80%
Southampton +6 6 £20,000 -11.50%
Ilford - 6 £22,000 -
West Midlands +1 5 £22,000 -37.58%
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Basingstoke - 5 £40,000 -
Oxford - 4 £18,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £18,000 -
Birmingham +10 3 £22,000 -8.33%
Warwickshire +17 2 £26,500 +3.92%
Leicestershire -11 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Scotland -15 2 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands -16 2 £25,000 -44.44%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 -
Harrow - 2 £26,000 -
Leicester - 2 £25,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 136 (81.44%) Windows
2 79 (47.31%) Active Directory
3 76 (45.51%) Microsoft
4 66 (39.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (37.72%) Windows XP
6 55 (32.93%) MS Exchange
7 53 (31.74%) SQL
8 52 (31.14%) Security Cleared
9 49 (29.34%) DNS
10 48 (28.74%) SC Cleared
10 48 (28.74%) Retail
11 45 (26.95%) MS Office
12 44 (26.35%) Exchange Server 2003
13 41 (24.55%) Wireless
14 38 (22.75%) DV Cleared
15 37 (22.16%) Finance
16 35 (20.96%) Telecoms
17 34 (20.36%) ITIL
18 33 (19.76%) VMware
19 32 (19.16%) Internet
20 31 (18.56%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (17.96%) Windows 2000
22 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
23 27 (16.17%) SCCM
24 26 (15.57%) Linux
24 26 (15.57%) Management Information System
25 24 (14.37%) Fujitsu
26 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
26 23 (13.77%) Citrix

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 55 (32.93%) MS Exchange
2 44 (26.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 21 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.99%) IIS
7 6 (3.59%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (3.59%) GroupWise
8 5 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.60%) Apache
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (26.95%) MS Office
2 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (29.34%) DNS
2 41 (24.55%) Wireless
3 32 (19.16%) Internet
4 22 (13.17%) VoIP
5 14 (8.38%) DHCP
6 10 (5.99%) WAN
6 10 (5.99%) LAN
7 9 (5.39%) Firewall
8 7 (4.19%) LDAP
8 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.59%) VPN
9 6 (3.59%) SSL
9 6 (3.59%) DMZ
9 6 (3.59%) GPRS
9 6 (3.59%) SMTP
9 6 (3.59%) FTP
9 6 (3.59%) HTTP
9 6 (3.59%) IMAP
10 3 (1.80%) NAS
11 2 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) RDBMS
1 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) MS Access
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.60%) MSDE
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) TestDirector
2 9 (5.39%) MSI
3 3 (1.80%) Maven
3 3 (1.80%) Gradle
3 3 (1.80%) Ant
4 2 (1.20%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 48 (28.74%) Retail
2 37 (22.16%) Finance
3 35 (20.96%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.39%) Banking
4 9 (5.39%) 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 48 (28.74%) Support Engineer
2 25 (14.97%) 1st Line Support
3 21 (12.57%) Analyst
4 19 (11.38%) Help Desk Support
5 12 (7.19%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) Customer Support Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Customer Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) Service Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.39%) Technical Support
8 8 (4.79%) IT Support
9 7 (4.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.59%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.40%) Senior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.39%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.59%) ODBC
3 2 (1.20%) DCOM
4 1 (0.60%) JSP
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.57%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.38%) EPoS
3 11 (6.59%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.59%) iPhone
4 9 (5.39%) Open Source
4 9 (5.39%) Clustering
5 4 (2.40%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.40%) CMDB
6 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.80%) Physics
6 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.80%) Handset
7 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 136 (81.44%) Windows
2 66 (39.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 66 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (37.72%) Windows XP
4 30 (17.96%) Windows 2000
5 26 (15.57%) Linux
6 20 (11.98%) Apple iOS
7 17 (10.18%) Windows Vista
8 15 (8.98%) UNIX
9 14 (8.38%) Windows 7
10 11 (6.59%) Android
11 9 (5.39%) Windows 8
12 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (3.59%) Mac OS
13 6 (3.59%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (2.99%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) ITIL
2 31 (18.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (8.38%) Incident Management
4 13 (7.78%) Change Management
5 12 (7.19%) Test Management
5 12 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (5.99%) Performance Management
7 8 (4.79%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.79%) Service Management
8 6 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.59%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.59%) Integration Testing
9 5 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (2.99%) Business Analysis
9 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (2.40%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (2.40%) Regression Testing
10 4 (2.40%) Project Management
10 4 (2.40%) ITSM
10 4 (2.40%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) SQL
2 15 (8.98%) Perl
3 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.19%) C
5 3 (1.80%) C++
5 3 (1.80%) Java
5 3 (1.80%) Python
6 2 (1.20%) VBScript
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (31.14%) Security Cleared
2 48 (28.74%) SC Cleared
3 38 (22.75%) DV Cleared
4 19 (11.38%) A+ Certification
5 12 (7.19%) ISTQB
5 12 (7.19%) MCSE
5 12 (7.19%) ISEB
5 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.39%) MCITP
7 7 (4.19%) Degree
8 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.59%) CCIE
8 6 (3.59%) CCNP
8 6 (3.59%) CCNA
9 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.80%) MCP
11 2 (1.20%) MCSA
12 1 (0.60%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 79 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.99%) vSphere
3 5 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.40%) XenApp
4 4 (2.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) qmail
6 1 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (16.17%) SCCM
2 12 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (4.79%) WSUS
3 8 (4.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.40%) OpenView
4 4 (2.40%) SCOM
5 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.20%) WMI
5 2 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.60%) YUM
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 76 (45.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (19.76%) VMware
3 24 (14.37%) Fujitsu
4 23 (13.77%) Citrix
5 22 (13.17%) SAP
6 12 (7.19%) Symantec
7 11 (6.59%) Apple
8 10 (5.99%) Oracle
9 6 (3.59%) MobileIron
9 6 (3.59%) SOTI
10 5 (2.99%) HP
11 4 (2.40%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.40%) Cisco
11 4 (2.40%) Adobe
11 4 (2.40%) Remedy
12 3 (1.80%) Altiris
12 3 (1.80%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.80%) Lotus
13 2 (1.20%) NetApp
13 2 (1.20%) IBM
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