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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 800 784 809
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 96 87 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.081% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.100% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 47
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,575 £22,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,600 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -42.78%

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
93611 87345 89294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.03% 81.54% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75601 71738 75250
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014 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 23 October 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 -7 94 £25,000 - 3
South East -8 59 £19,625 -13.16% 2
Berkshire +33 45 £46,250 +40.15%
Bracknell +15 40 £25,000 -44.44%
London -10 24 £26,000 -51.62%
Hampshire -26 13 £18,250 -19.24% 1
Southampton -2 10 £17,000 -24.77% 1
Reading -9 5 £52,500 +59.09%
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +17 3 £32,500 -
East of England -13 3 £35,500 -32.05% 1
Hertfordshire -17 3 £35,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 3 £35,500 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Gloucester +5 1 £27,000 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -5 1 £27,000 +12.50%
Manchester -8 1 - -
Portsmouth -21 1 £22,000 -27.86%
West Midlands -25 1 - -
South West -26 1 £27,000 +12.50%
North West -29 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £22,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £30,000 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 171 (87.69%) Windows
2 119 (61.03%) Active Directory
3 108 (55.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (48.21%) Security Cleared
5 90 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 89 (45.64%) SC Cleared
7 85 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 83 (42.56%) MS Exchange
9 77 (39.49%) Windows XP
10 71 (36.41%) DV Cleared
11 70 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 64 (32.82%) Retail
13 59 (30.26%) Telecoms
13 59 (30.26%) Finance
14 56 (28.72%) DNS
15 52 (26.67%) SQL
16 49 (25.13%) Wireless
16 49 (25.13%) Fujitsu
17 48 (24.62%) MS Office
18 43 (22.05%) Disaster Recovery
19 42 (21.54%) Management Information System
20 40 (20.51%) SCCM
21 39 (20.00%) Windows 2000
22 38 (19.49%) Internet
22 38 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2010
22 38 (19.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
23 35 (17.95%) HP
23 35 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
24 31 (15.90%) Windows Vista
25 30 (15.38%) Software Deployment

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 83 (42.56%) MS Exchange
2 70 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 38 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (19.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 30 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.59%) IIS
6 6 (3.08%) Lync
7 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.05%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.03%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (24.62%) MS Office
2 21 (10.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.03%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.72%) DNS
2 49 (25.13%) Wireless
3 38 (19.49%) Internet
4 14 (7.18%) DHCP
5 10 (5.13%) VoIP
6 9 (4.62%) SMS
7 7 (3.59%) WAN
7 7 (3.59%) LAN
8 6 (3.08%) Firewall
9 5 (2.56%) VPN
9 5 (2.56%) LDAP
10 4 (2.05%) IMAP
10 4 (2.05%) SAN
10 4 (2.05%) GPRS
10 4 (2.05%) SMTP
10 4 (2.05%) SSL
10 4 (2.05%) FTP
10 4 (2.05%) HTTP
10 4 (2.05%) DMZ
11 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.62%) RDBMS
1 9 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (7.69%) TestDirector
2 12 (6.15%) MSI
3 6 (3.08%) WinRunner
3 6 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.03%) Maven
4 2 (1.03%) Gradle
4 2 (1.03%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
General
1 64 (32.82%) Retail
2 59 (30.26%) Telecoms
2 59 (30.26%) Finance
3 10 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.03%) French Language
4 2 (1.03%) German Language
4 2 (1.03%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (49.74%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 25 (12.82%) Customer Engineer
5 24 (12.31%) Customer Support Engineer
6 23 (11.79%) Analyst
7 16 (8.21%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.18%) Service Analyst
9 11 (5.64%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.13%) Test Leader
10 10 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (5.13%) Desktop Support
10 10 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 10 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.08%) Service Desk Technician
12 6 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.05%) ODBC
3 1 (0.51%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.54%) Management Information System
2 35 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.13%) EPoS
4 8 (4.10%) Clustering
5 7 (3.59%) Handset
6 5 (2.56%) Open Source
6 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.05%) iPhone
7 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.03%) Physics
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 171 (87.69%) Windows
2 108 (55.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 85 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (39.49%) Windows XP
5 39 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 31 (15.90%) Windows Vista
7 30 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 18 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (7.18%) Windows 7
9 14 (7.18%) Linux
10 11 (5.64%) UNIX
11 7 (3.59%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.56%) Android
12 5 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 29 (14.87%) ITIL
3 29 (14.87%) Release Management
4 15 (7.69%) Test Management
5 13 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 12 (6.15%) Change Management
7 11 (5.64%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.62%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.59%) Service Management
9 7 (3.59%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.08%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.05%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.05%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.05%) Security Management
11 4 (2.05%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.54%) Regression Testing
12 3 (1.54%) System Testing
12 3 (1.54%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.67%) SQL
2 11 (5.64%) Perl
3 5 (2.56%) C
4 3 (1.54%) Java
4 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.03%) C++
5 2 (1.03%) VB
5 2 (1.03%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 94 (48.21%) Security Cleared
2 89 (45.64%) SC Cleared
3 71 (36.41%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.69%) ISEB
4 15 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.15%) MCSE
7 10 (5.13%) A+ Certification
8 8 (4.10%) Degree
9 7 (3.59%) MCP
10 5 (2.56%) MCITP
11 4 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.05%) CCIE
11 4 (2.05%) CCNP
11 4 (2.05%) CCNA
11 4 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (1.03%) MCSA
13 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) SLA
2 4 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 119 (61.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.59%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.08%) XenApp
5 5 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.05%) vSphere
6 4 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.51%) qmail
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 40 (20.51%) SCCM
2 29 (14.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (10.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (7.69%) SCOM
4 15 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (6.15%) WSUS
6 5 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.03%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.51%) Nagios
9 1 (0.51%) Puppet
9 1 (0.51%) YUM
9 1 (0.51%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 90 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 49 (25.13%) Fujitsu
3 35 (17.95%) HP
4 30 (15.38%) VMware
5 28 (14.36%) McAfee
6 19 (9.74%) Sophos
7 18 (9.23%) Citrix
8 16 (8.21%) SAP
9 10 (5.13%) Oracle
9 10 (5.13%) Apple
10 9 (4.62%) Symantec
11 8 (4.10%) Dell
12 4 (2.05%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.05%) SOTI
13 3 (1.54%) Remedy
13 3 (1.54%) IBM
14 2 (1.03%) LANDesk
14 2 (1.03%) Adobe
14 2 (1.03%) Sun
15 1 (0.51%) NetApp
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Posted: 3 days ago
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