Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Software Licensing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Licensing over the 6 months to 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Licensing
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 637 869 732
Rank change year-on-year +232 -137 +261
Permanent jobs citing Software Licensing 749 142 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 113 83 45
10th Percentile £29,200 £30,770 £28,550
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - +28.21%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £68,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Software Licensing 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 163,611 107,228 60,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.79% 94.06% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84,033 72,697 49,132
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Software Licensing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Software Licensing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Licensing in the UK

Software Licensing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Licensing.

Salary trend for Software Licensing in the UK

Software Licensing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Licensing over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Licensing in the UK

Software Licensing
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 Licensing within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +256 724 £47,500 +13.77% 26
Work from Home +218 639 £51,250 -15.57% 8
UK excluding London +202 496 £40,000 - 20
London +91 330 £55,000 -21.43% 6
South East +131 228 £35,000 -51.72% 8
North of England +39 136 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Yorkshire +43 88 £45,000 +10.43%
Midlands +16 81 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +3 71 £40,000 - 2
North West -19 48 - - 1
South West -7 27 £43,000 +14.67% 4
Scotland -32 13 - - 1
East Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 2
East of England -60 9 £80,000 +175.86% 2
Wales -26 1 £40,000 -34.10%
Northern Ireland - 1 £39,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, IT jobs citing Software Licensing 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 Licensing.

1 675 (90.12%) Microsoft
2 568 (75.83%) Adobe
3 567 (75.70%) Apple
4 559 (74.63%) Cybersecurity
5 309 (41.26%) Data Centre
6 254 (33.91%) Customer Engagement
7 238 (31.78%) Social Skills
8 195 (26.03%) Microsoft Office
9 185 (24.70%) IT Asset Management
10 178 (23.77%) SC Cleared
10 178 (23.77%) Security Cleared
11 177 (23.63%) Asset Management
12 153 (20.43%) CRM
12 153 (20.43%) Software Asset Management
13 138 (18.42%) Azure
14 136 (18.16%) VMware
15 135 (18.02%) Process Improvement
16 103 (13.75%) Public Cloud
17 102 (13.62%) AWS
18 98 (13.08%) Time Management
19 95 (12.68%) Citrix
20 72 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 72 (9.61%) Microsoft 365
21 70 (9.35%) Dell
22 66 (8.81%) Public Sector
23 63 (8.41%) Microsoft Licensing
23 63 (8.41%) Finance
24 55 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
25 54 (7.21%) Virtual Desktop
25 54 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud

Software Licensing
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 46 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.80%) ArcGIS
4 5 (0.67%) CMS
4 5 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 195 (26.03%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (6.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 138 (18.42%) Azure
2 102 (13.62%) AWS
3 72 (9.61%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (2.80%) SaaS
6 14 (1.87%) IaaS
7 10 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.34%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.07%) Google Workspace
9 7 (0.93%) Rubrik
10 4 (0.53%) PaaS
11 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.27%) Slack
13 1 (0.13%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.21%) Firewall
2 27 (3.60%) LAN
3 26 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
4 20 (2.67%) VXLAN
5 9 (1.20%) VPN
6 8 (1.07%) DHCP
6 8 (1.07%) DNS
6 8 (1.07%) Intranet
6 8 (1.07%) SAN
6 8 (1.07%) Wireless
7 7 (0.93%) WAN
8 6 (0.80%) VoIP
9 5 (0.67%) VLAN
10 4 (0.53%) Internet
10 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.40%) Broadband
11 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.13%) DKIM
12 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.67%) MySQL
3 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (0.80%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) ERwin
3 1 (0.13%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 238 (31.78%) Social Skills
2 66 (8.81%) Public Sector
3 63 (8.41%) Finance
4 41 (5.47%) Marketing
5 22 (2.94%) Back Office
6 19 (2.54%) Legal
7 14 (1.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (1.34%) Games
9 9 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.07%) Law
11 6 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (0.80%) Retail
12 5 (0.67%) Police
13 4 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.40%) Presentation Skills
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 253 (33.78%) Architect
2 245 (32.71%) Solutions Architect
3 165 (22.03%) Consultant
4 96 (12.82%) Cloud Architect
4 96 (12.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 55 (7.34%) AWS Architect
5 55 (7.34%) Azure Architect
5 55 (7.34%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
6 50 (6.68%) Digital Architect
6 50 (6.68%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 30 (4.01%) Vendor Manager
8 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Consultant
9 23 (3.07%) Administrator
9 23 (3.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 23 (3.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 23 (3.07%) Microsoft Licensing Consultant
9 23 (3.07%) Microsoft Specialist
9 23 (3.07%) Project Manager
9 23 (3.07%) Software Licensing Consultant
10 22 (2.94%) Microsoft Licensing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.67%) Middleware
2 1 (0.13%) Django
2 1 (0.13%) JSON
2 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 309 (41.26%) Data Centre
2 103 (13.75%) Public Cloud
3 63 (8.41%) Microsoft Licensing
4 54 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 30 (4.01%) Blog
6 20 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.07%) CMDB
8 8 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.93%) Replication
10 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.40%) CCTV
11 3 (0.40%) Handset
11 3 (0.40%) Social Media
12 2 (0.27%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.27%) FMCG
12 2 (0.27%) iPad
12 2 (0.27%) iPhone
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Licensing
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.61%) Windows
2 21 (2.80%) Windows Server
3 16 (2.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (0.93%) Linux
5 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.40%) CentOS
8 3 (0.40%) Debian
8 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (74.63%) Cybersecurity
2 254 (33.91%) Customer Engagement
3 185 (24.70%) IT Asset Management
4 177 (23.63%) Asset Management
5 153 (20.43%) CRM
5 153 (20.43%) Software Asset Management
6 135 (18.02%) Process Improvement
7 98 (13.08%) Time Management
8 48 (6.41%) Presales
9 39 (5.21%) ITIL
10 34 (4.54%) Agile
10 34 (4.54%) PRINCE2
11 32 (4.27%) Project Management
12 28 (3.74%) Product Roadmap
13 26 (3.47%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (3.34%) Service Management
15 23 (3.07%) Collaborative Working
16 17 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 17 (2.27%) Project Delivery
17 16 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.74%) Python
2 10 (1.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (0.80%) SQL
4 5 (0.67%) Bash
5 2 (0.27%) Java
5 2 (0.27%) Scala
6 1 (0.13%) C
6 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 178 (23.77%) SC Cleared
1 178 (23.77%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.94%) APMP
3 34 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (3.60%) CCNP
5 22 (2.94%) HP ASE
5 22 (2.94%) HP MASE
5 22 (2.94%) HPE ATP
5 22 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (2.54%) Degree
7 17 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.47%) CCNA
9 10 (1.34%) MCSE
9 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.93%) CISSP
11 4 (0.53%) CISM
12 3 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.40%) MCITP
12 3 (0.40%) MCSA
12 3 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.67%) SLA
2 9 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.80%) PMO
5 4 (0.53%) QA
6 3 (0.40%) NIST
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (7.21%) Virtual Desktop
3 46 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.67%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (2.67%) SCCM
2 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (1.07%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (0.80%) Ansible
5 5 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.40%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 675 (90.12%) Microsoft
2 568 (75.83%) Adobe
3 567 (75.70%) Apple
4 136 (18.16%) VMware
5 95 (12.68%) Citrix
6 70 (9.35%) Dell
7 38 (5.07%) Cisco
8 25 (3.34%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.34%) Veeam
10 7 (0.93%) Commvault
10 7 (0.93%) Oracle
10 7 (0.93%) SAP
11 6 (0.80%) Infor
12 5 (0.67%) IBM
12 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.40%) Sophos
14 2 (0.27%) Meraki
14 2 (0.27%) Ruckus Wireless
14 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com