Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Deployment
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 867 879
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +76
Permanent jobs citing Software Deployment 326 364 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 261 285 339
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,200 £71,575
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Deployment in the UK

Software Deployment
Top 16 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 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 -10 310 £42,500 +6.25% 18
UK excluding London +12 189 £37,500 -6.25% 13
London +13 137 £49,000 +13.95% 6
East of England +42 45 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South East -19 42 £39,500 -1.25% 4
North of England -33 39 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Midlands +37 26 £37,500 +11.11% 2
North West -40 24 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands +27 22 £37,500 +38.89% 2
South West -11 21 £42,500 +28.79%
Yorkshire +14 14 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Scotland -3 9 £41,750 +4.38%
East Midlands +41 4 £38,500 -3.75%
Wales +21 4 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Northern Ireland -21 3 £24,500 -45.56%
North East +10 1 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 182 (55.83%) Windows
2 136 (41.72%) Active Directory
3 110 (33.74%) Microsoft
4 96 (29.45%) Linux
5 83 (25.46%) VMware
6 72 (22.09%) MS Exchange
6 72 (22.09%) SQL
7 71 (21.78%) Finance
8 64 (19.63%) Windows Server
9 62 (19.02%) Microsoft Office
9 62 (19.02%) SCCM
10 61 (18.71%) ITIL
11 59 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (17.79%) Windows 7
12 58 (17.79%) SQL Server
13 56 (17.18%) Citrix
14 53 (16.26%) DevOps
15 52 (15.95%) Windows 10
16 50 (15.34%) Office 365
16 50 (15.34%) PowerShell
17 47 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
18 46 (14.11%) Cisco
19 45 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
20 43 (13.19%) DNS
21 42 (12.88%) Java
22 40 (12.27%) Python
23 39 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
24 38 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
25 35 (10.74%) Firewall
25 35 (10.74%) Configuration 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 72 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.45%) IIS
5 7 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.53%) JBoss
6 5 (1.53%) nginx
7 4 (1.23%) Apache
7 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.61%) Confluence
9 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) Zimbra
Applications
1 62 (19.02%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.34%) Office 365
2 47 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (3.99%) Serverless
6 12 (3.68%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.76%) SaaS
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.92%) GitHub
8 3 (0.92%) PaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.61%) IaaS
9 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.19%) DNS
2 35 (10.74%) Firewall
3 34 (10.43%) TCP/IP
4 32 (9.82%) LAN
5 27 (8.28%) WAN
6 26 (7.98%) SAN
7 22 (6.75%) Internet
8 20 (6.13%) DHCP
8 20 (6.13%) SSL
9 12 (3.68%) VoIP
9 12 (3.68%) VPN
10 9 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.45%) HTTP
11 8 (2.45%) NAS
12 7 (2.15%) Skype
12 7 (2.15%) Wireless
13 6 (1.84%) FirePass
14 5 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.53%) Network Security
14 5 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.12%) MySQL
3 20 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.21%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.37%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.45%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.84%) DB2
10 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.92%) Infinispan
12 3 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.92%) Redis
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.61%) Big Data
13 2 (0.61%) MS Access
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (8.90%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.06%) InstallShield
3 20 (6.13%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.83%) JIRA
5 18 (5.52%) MSI
6 8 (2.45%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (2.45%) Subversion
7 7 (2.15%) Maven
8 6 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.84%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.53%) Gradle
10 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.92%) Ant
11 3 (0.92%) GoCD
11 3 (0.92%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.61%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.31%) Android Studio
13 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 71 (21.78%) Finance
2 27 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.37%) Retail
4 9 (2.76%) Banking
5 8 (2.45%) Publishing
6 7 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.15%) Law
7 4 (1.23%) Advertising
7 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
8 3 (0.92%) Games
8 3 (0.92%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 60 (18.40%) Analyst
2 54 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.66%) Support Engineer
4 35 (10.74%) Desktop Support
5 30 (9.20%) Support Analyst
6 28 (8.59%) IT Support
7 21 (6.44%) Desktop Engineer
7 21 (6.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 21 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.83%) IT Analyst
9 18 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (5.52%) Developer
9 18 (5.52%) Team Leader
10 17 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (5.21%) Consultant
10 17 (5.21%) IT Engineer
10 17 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.91%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (3.99%) Architect
12 13 (3.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.90%) .NET
2 23 (7.06%) HTML
3 14 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.99%) Web Services
5 12 (3.68%) .NET Framework
6 11 (3.37%) JSON
7 10 (3.07%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.76%) J2EE
9 8 (2.45%) CSS
9 8 (2.45%) HTML5
9 8 (2.45%) Middleware
10 7 (2.15%) Java EE
10 7 (2.15%) Spring
11 6 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (1.84%) REST
12 5 (1.53%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.53%) jQuery
12 5 (1.53%) WCF
12 5 (1.53%) WPF
12 5 (1.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.83%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.68%) iPhone
4 11 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (3.07%) User Experience
6 9 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.45%) Clustering
8 7 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.15%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.15%) iPad
8 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.84%) Fintech
10 5 (1.53%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.23%) PKI
11 4 (1.23%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.23%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.92%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 182 (55.83%) Windows
2 96 (29.45%) Linux
3 64 (19.63%) Windows Server
4 58 (17.79%) Windows 7
5 52 (15.95%) Windows 10
6 39 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (10.12%) Unix
8 31 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.60%) Android
11 12 (3.68%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (2.45%) CentOS
14 6 (1.84%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.84%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.23%) Debian
15 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.23%) Solaris
16 3 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.71%) ITIL
2 53 (16.26%) DevOps
3 38 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (10.74%) Configuration Management
5 32 (9.82%) Server Virtualisation
6 25 (7.67%) Server Building
7 24 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (7.06%) Change Management
9 22 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.83%) Application Packaging
11 18 (5.52%) Runbook
11 18 (5.52%) Ticket Management
12 17 (5.21%) Investment Management
12 17 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
12 17 (5.21%) Scrum
12 17 (5.21%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.21%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.91%) Migration
13 16 (4.91%) Release Management
14 15 (4.60%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.09%) SQL
2 50 (15.34%) PowerShell
3 42 (12.88%) Java
4 40 (12.27%) Python
5 31 (9.51%) Perl
6 27 (8.28%) JavaScript
7 22 (6.75%) C#
7 22 (6.75%) Ruby
8 21 (6.44%) VBScript
9 20 (6.13%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.91%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.29%) VB
12 10 (3.07%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.84%) C++
13 6 (1.84%) VB6
14 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.92%) VC++
16 2 (0.61%) C
16 2 (0.61%) Go
17 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.91%) MCSE
3 14 (4.29%) Degree
4 12 (3.68%) MCSA
5 8 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) HND
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) MCP
9 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.31%) CCENT
9 1 (0.31%) CCNA
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) MOS
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.36%) SLA
2 22 (6.75%) QA
3 8 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.92%) TickIT
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 136 (41.72%) Active Directory
2 59 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.67%) XenApp
4 23 (7.06%) Docker
4 23 (7.06%) vSphere
5 21 (6.44%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (5.21%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (2.76%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.84%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.61%) iptables
12 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.61%) NFS
12 2 (0.61%) Samba
12 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 62 (19.02%) SCCM
2 20 (6.13%) Puppet
3 19 (5.83%) Ansible
3 19 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.52%) Kubernetes
5 16 (4.91%) Terraform
6 13 (3.99%) Consul
7 7 (2.15%) Mesos
8 6 (1.84%) Marathon
8 6 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (1.84%) ZENworks
9 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.53%) WSUS
10 4 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.23%) Nagios
11 3 (0.92%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.61%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 110 (33.74%) Microsoft
2 83 (25.46%) VMware
3 56 (17.18%) Citrix
4 46 (14.11%) Cisco
5 30 (9.20%) Oracle
6 12 (3.68%) AppSense
7 10 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.76%) Adobe
9 8 (2.45%) Apple
9 8 (2.45%) Sophos
10 7 (2.15%) Splunk
11 5 (1.53%) EMC
12 4 (1.23%) Dell
12 4 (1.23%) HP
12 4 (1.23%) IBM
12 4 (1.23%) Meraki
12 4 (1.23%) NEC
12 4 (1.23%) Polycom
12 4 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.23%) TIBCO