The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 306 322 337
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 5 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.044% 0.076% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £53,500 £31,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.58% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,528
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.60%
Software Packaging
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4208 4466 4895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.10% 37.57% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3682 3996 4607
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the City of London region.

Software Packaging Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Packaging.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (42.86%) SCCM
5 9 (42.86%) MSI
6 8 (38.10%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 7 (33.33%) InstallShield
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Banking
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) WorkSite
3 3 (14.29%) Lync
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MSI
2 7 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 5 (23.81%) WiX
3 5 (23.81%) MSBuild
3 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Advertising
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Build Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Software Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Packager
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Release Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Document Management
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (9.52%) VBScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCSE
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Toshiba
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 2 (9.52%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) Kofax
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) LANDesk