Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Deployment
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 904 885
Rank change year-on-year +91 -19 +38
Permanent jobs citing Software Deployment 331 305 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 262 247 273
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,010 £23,700 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £73,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

Software Deployment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 145,362 164,208 169,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,777 130,654 140,219
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Software Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the UK

Software Deployment
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Deployment in the UK

Software Deployment
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Deployment in the UK

Software Deployment
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the UK over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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 +93 320 £41,250 -2.94% 50
UK excluding London +67 200 £40,000 +6.67% 31
London +48 129 £47,500 -8.87% 23
South East +48 75 £42,500 +11.84% 4
North of England +43 50 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Midlands +41 30 £26,500 -29.33% 2
North West +29 28 £37,500 +7.14% 5
West Midlands +27 19 £23,000 -38.67%
Yorkshire +37 18 £37,500 - 5
East of England +6 18 £30,000 -40.00% 7
South West +15 16 £47,500 +35.71% 3
East Midlands +32 11 £55,000 +42.86% 2
Scotland -4 5 £50,000 - 3
North East - 4 £32,500 - 1
Wales +6 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Northern Ireland -9 2 £50,000 +104.08% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 206 (62.24%) Windows
2 157 (47.43%) Microsoft
3 126 (38.07%) Active Directory
4 86 (25.98%) SCCM
5 76 (22.96%) Microsoft Office
6 75 (22.66%) Linux
7 69 (20.85%) Windows 10
8 67 (20.24%) Windows Server
8 67 (20.24%) ITIL
9 66 (19.94%) SQL
9 66 (19.94%) VMware
10 64 (19.34%) PowerShell
11 62 (18.73%) Windows 7
12 59 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 57 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (16.92%) Office 365
15 54 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (16.01%) DNS
17 50 (15.11%) SQL Server
18 49 (14.80%) Degree
19 48 (14.50%) Firewall
20 42 (12.69%) Migration
21 40 (12.08%) QA
22 36 (10.88%) Citrix
22 36 (10.88%) Antivirus Management
23 35 (10.57%) Service Delivery
24 34 (10.27%) Management Information System
24 34 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
24 34 (10.27%) VPN
24 34 (10.27%) Project Management

Software Deployment
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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (9.06%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.46%) IIS
3 19 (5.74%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.93%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.63%) Apache
6 9 (2.72%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.21%) JBoss
9 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.91%) nginx
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 76 (22.96%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.51%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (16.92%) Office 365
3 32 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.83%) SaaS
5 15 (4.53%) IaaS
5 15 (4.53%) PaaS
6 6 (1.81%) GitHub
7 5 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.91%) Serverless
9 1 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.01%) DNS
2 48 (14.50%) Firewall
3 34 (10.27%) VPN
4 32 (9.67%) Internet
5 25 (7.55%) IPsec
6 23 (6.95%) LAN
7 22 (6.65%) SAN
8 21 (6.34%) Network Security
9 19 (5.74%) Skype
10 17 (5.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (4.53%) SSL
11 15 (4.53%) VoIP
12 13 (3.93%) TCP/IP
12 13 (3.93%) VLAN
13 12 (3.63%) DHCP
14 9 (2.72%) NAS
14 9 (2.72%) WAN
15 6 (1.81%) Wireless
16 5 (1.51%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.34%) MySQL
3 6 (1.81%) Big Data
3 6 (1.81%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.81%) HBase
3 6 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.81%) Parquet
3 6 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.91%) Couchbase
6 3 (0.91%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.91%) Spotfire
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (5.44%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.23%) MSI
3 11 (3.32%) Selenium
3 11 (3.32%) Trac
4 10 (3.02%) AdminStudio
5 6 (1.81%) Gradle
6 4 (1.21%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.91%) Subversion
7 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.60%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (8.76%) Finance
2 26 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.23%) Legal
4 13 (3.93%) Publishing
5 10 (3.02%) Marketing
5 10 (3.02%) Retail
6 7 (2.11%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.21%) Advertising
8 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.91%) Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (16.01%) Analyst
2 32 (9.67%) IT Support
3 29 (8.76%) Systems Engineer
4 26 (7.85%) Support Analyst
5 23 (6.95%) Support Technician
6 22 (6.65%) Desktop Support
7 21 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (6.34%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.04%) IT Engineer
9 19 (5.74%) Applications Support
9 19 (5.74%) IT Analyst
9 19 (5.74%) IT Technician
9 19 (5.74%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.14%) Developer
11 16 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
13 13 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Technician
13 13 (3.93%) IT Support Technician
14 12 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.32%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.65%) .NET
2 14 (4.23%) Software Packaging
3 11 (3.32%) Web Services
4 10 (3.02%) Kafka
5 9 (2.72%) HTML
5 9 (2.72%) JSON
5 9 (2.72%) XML
6 7 (2.11%) Middleware
6 7 (2.11%) Spring
7 6 (1.81%) Apache Avro
7 6 (1.81%) REST
8 4 (1.21%) J2EE
8 4 (1.21%) JMS
8 4 (1.21%) LDAP
8 4 (1.21%) SOAP
8 4 (1.21%) WinForms
9 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.91%) CSS
9 3 (0.91%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.91%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.14%) PKI
5 15 (4.53%) Smartphone
6 13 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.72%) CCTV
8 8 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.11%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.11%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.11%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Licensing
10 6 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.81%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.51%) Replication
12 4 (1.21%) iPhone
13 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.91%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 206 (62.24%) Windows
2 75 (22.66%) Linux
3 69 (20.85%) Windows 10
4 67 (20.24%) Windows Server
5 62 (18.73%) Windows 7
6 30 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (8.46%) Unix
8 27 (8.16%) Windows XP
9 21 (6.34%) Solaris
10 19 (5.74%) Apple iOS
11 18 (5.44%) Android
12 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (4.23%) Windows 8
14 13 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (3.32%) Mac OS X
16 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (1.21%) CentOS
17 4 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.24%) ITIL
2 54 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (12.69%) Migration
4 36 (10.88%) Antivirus Management
5 35 (10.57%) Service Delivery
6 34 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (10.27%) Project Management
7 30 (9.06%) DevOps
8 28 (8.46%) Asset Management
8 28 (8.46%) Computer Science
9 26 (7.85%) Test Automation
10 22 (6.65%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.34%) Deployment Automation
12 19 (5.74%) Information Security
13 18 (5.44%) Analytics
13 18 (5.44%) Software Licensing
14 17 (5.14%) Computer Security
14 17 (5.14%) TDD
15 16 (4.83%) Application Packaging
15 16 (4.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.94%) SQL
2 64 (19.34%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.46%) Bash Shell
4 24 (7.25%) VB
5 23 (6.95%) Java
6 22 (6.65%) Python
6 22 (6.65%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.65%) VBScript
7 21 (6.34%) C#
8 13 (3.93%) VBA
9 10 (3.02%) Delphi
10 9 (2.72%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.42%) Perl
12 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.51%) C
14 3 (0.91%) C++
14 3 (0.91%) Scala
15 2 (0.60%) C-shell
15 2 (0.60%) PHP
16 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (14.80%) Degree
2 32 (9.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (7.85%) Security Cleared
4 21 (6.34%) MCSE
5 20 (6.04%) MCSA
6 16 (4.83%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.93%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.72%) ISEB
8 9 (2.72%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.72%) MCP
9 8 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.11%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.51%) EMCISA
11 5 (1.51%) EMCSA
11 5 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.51%) MOS
11 5 (1.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (1.51%) VCP5
12 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.08%) QA
2 17 (5.14%) FISMA
2 17 (5.14%) SLA
3 8 (2.42%) GDPR
4 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.60%) PMO
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (38.07%) Active Directory
2 57 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.23%) BitLocker
3 14 (4.23%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.32%) Docker
5 11 (3.32%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.32%) XenApp
6 10 (3.02%) Firmware
6 10 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.51%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.51%) vSphere
8 5 (1.51%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.51%) XenServer
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.91%) HDFS
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 86 (25.98%) SCCM
2 29 (8.76%) WSUS
3 24 (7.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (5.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (3.02%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (2.72%) Ansible
7 9 (2.72%) Puppet
8 8 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.11%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.81%) Terraform
11 5 (1.51%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.21%) OpenVAS
12 4 (1.21%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.21%) WMI
13 3 (0.91%) Nagios
14 2 (0.60%) SCOM
14 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 157 (47.43%) Microsoft
2 66 (19.94%) VMware
3 36 (10.88%) Citrix
4 29 (8.76%) Symantec
5 21 (6.34%) McAfee
6 19 (5.74%) Apple
6 19 (5.74%) Oracle
7 16 (4.83%) Snow
8 15 (4.53%) Cisco
8 15 (4.53%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.63%) HP
9 12 (3.63%) Sophos
10 11 (3.32%) Veeam
11 10 (3.02%) Autodesk
11 10 (3.02%) Trend Micro
12 8 (2.42%) Sun
13 7 (2.11%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.11%) Samsung
14 6 (1.81%) Dell
14 6 (1.81%) SAP