Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Asset Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Asset Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1191 1258
Rank change year-on-year +25 +67 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Asset Manager 11 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.017% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 32
UK median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +30.95% -16.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,650 £32,050
90th Percentile £59,929 £65,000 £66,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +37.50% +29.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Software Asset Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Software Asset Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Asset Manager in the UK

Software Asset Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Asset Manager.

Salary trend for Software Asset Manager in the UK

Software Asset Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Asset Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Asset Manager in the UK

Software Asset Manager
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Asset Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 11 £42,500 -22.73% 1
UK excluding London +53 10 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Midlands +17 5 £42,500 -22.73%
West Midlands +7 5 £42,500 -22.73%
North of England +9 3 £45,000 +30.43% 1
South West -9 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
London -11 1 £57,604 +35.54%
North West -19 1 £55,000 +59.42%

Software Asset Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software Asset Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Asset Manager in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Software Licensing
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Snow
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) CMDB
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (18.18%) Software Audit
6 1 (9.09%) Service Design
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) FlexNet
6 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
6 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Legal

Software Asset Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Licensing
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Audit
6 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Service Design
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FlexNet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Snow
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) VMware