Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Software Distribution skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Distribution over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Distribution
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1137 1203
Rank change year-on-year +11 +66 -90
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 63 100 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.053% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.059% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 53 79 80
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £19,975
90th Percentile £53,250 £50,200 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +26.67%

Software Distribution 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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Distribution 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.

Salary trend for Software Distribution in the UK

Software Distribution
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Distribution over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Distribution in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +14 58 £35,000 +9.38% 1
UK excluding London +14 50 £35,000 +9.38% 1
South West +27 22 £35,000 +7.69%
London +2 13 £40,000 +37.93%
East of England - 10 £51,500 -
Yorkshire +33 5 £24,000 +29.73%
Midlands +23 5 - - 1
West Midlands +17 5 - - 1
North of England +6 5 £24,000 -
Scotland -20 5 £20,000 -65.22%
South East -7 3 £30,000 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Distribution 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 Distribution.

1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 41 (65.08%) SCCM
3 40 (63.49%) ITIL
4 38 (60.32%) Citrix
5 35 (55.56%) Windows
6 33 (52.38%) PowerShell
7 26 (41.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
8 22 (34.92%) Software Packaging
8 22 (34.92%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.92%) Compatibility Testing
8 22 (34.92%) Application Virtualisation
9 21 (33.33%) Workload Management
10 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (25.40%) Patch Management
12 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
13 12 (19.05%) Windows 10
13 12 (19.05%) Office 365
13 12 (19.05%) WSUS
14 11 (17.46%) Migration
15 9 (14.29%) VMware
15 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (12.70%) DHCP
16 8 (12.70%) DNS
16 8 (12.70%) Service Management
17 7 (11.11%) SQL
17 7 (11.11%) Linux
17 7 (11.11%) Windows 8

Software Distribution
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 6 (9.52%) IBM Connections
1 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (4.76%) Vectorworks
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Office 365
2 6 (9.52%) G Suite
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DHCP
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (9.52%) LAN
2 6 (9.52%) VPN
2 6 (9.52%) WAN
2 6 (9.52%) Wireless
3 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MSI
2 3 (4.76%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (9.52%) Publishing
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) German Language
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 27 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 21 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 21 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 21 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 21 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 21 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 21 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.94%) ICT Technician
5 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 6 (9.52%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.11%) Linux
6 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.17%) Unix
10 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) ITIL
2 22 (34.92%) Application Virtualisation
2 22 (34.92%) Compatibility Testing
3 21 (33.33%) Workload Management
4 16 (25.40%) Patch Management
5 11 (17.46%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Service Management
7 6 (9.52%) Email Migration
7 6 (9.52%) ITSM
7 6 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.35%) CRM
8 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.35%) Task Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) MOF
9 3 (4.76%) Security Management
9 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Haskell
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) MCSE
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.59%) SSCP
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 22 (34.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.35%) XenApp
5 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (65.08%) SCCM
2 12 (19.05%) WSUS
3 3 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) WMI
4 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 38 (60.32%) Citrix
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) Apple
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Google
4 6 (9.52%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) BMC
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle