The median annual salary for a Software Asset Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 917 900
Rank change year-on-year +68 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Asset Manager 15 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.032% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 12
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £42,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +14.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Asset Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Software Asset Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Asset Manager in the UK

Software Asset Manager
Top 18 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 15 £47,500 -13.63%
London +64 6 £52,500 -8.69%
West Midlands +33 3 £42,500 -
Birmingham +19 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +31 2 £31,500 -30.00%
Yorkshire +19 2 £31,500 -30.00%
South East - 2 £42,000 -
Leeds - 2 £31,500 -
East of England +25 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +20 1 £47,500 -
Croydon +9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Uxbridge +3 1 £50,000 -
Southampton - 1 £44,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £44,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (69.23%) Asset Management
2 22 (56.41%) Software Asset Management
3 18 (46.15%) Software Licensing
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) ITIL
5 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 12 (30.77%) Finance
6 11 (28.21%) Snow
7 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 8 (20.51%) ServiceNow
9 7 (17.95%) ITSM
10 5 (12.82%) Validation
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
11 4 (10.26%) Software Audit
11 4 (10.26%) MS Office
11 4 (10.26%) Adobe
12 3 (7.69%) SAP
12 3 (7.69%) Service Management
12 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.69%) IBM
12 3 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
12 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (5.13%) SCCM
13 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (5.13%) Product Management
13 2 (5.13%) Contract Management
13 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery

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:

Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.56%) User Experience
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Asset Management
2 22 (56.41%) Software Asset Management
3 18 (46.15%) Software Licensing
4 16 (41.03%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.95%) ITSM
7 5 (12.82%) Validation
8 4 (10.26%) Software Audit
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
9 3 (7.69%) Service Management
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.13%) Contract Management
10 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (5.13%) Product Management
10 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
11 1 (2.56%) IT Asset Management
11 1 (2.56%) Statistics
11 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Snow
3 8 (20.51%) ServiceNow
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Adobe
6 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 3 (7.69%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) Autodesk
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Sun