The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 795 787 800
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 75 69 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.068% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 66
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Software Packaging
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41570 40572 46192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.58% 39.73% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35304 35382 40977
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Packaging Salary Trend in England

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in England

Software Packaging
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 39 £53,500 +33.75% 3
South East -6 14 £46,500 +32.85% 4
West Midlands +5 11 £35,000 +3.70%
East Midlands -10 8 £40,000 -
South West - 5 £26,500 -
North West -12 3 - -
Yorkshire -36 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 130 (73.86%) Windows
2 125 (71.02%) Microsoft
3 88 (50.00%) Finance
4 80 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 70 (39.77%) VMware
6 66 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 62 (35.23%) PowerShell
8 61 (34.66%) SQL Server
9 59 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 58 (32.95%) Degree
10 58 (32.95%) MS Exchange
11 57 (32.39%) Linux
12 54 (30.68%) MS Excel
13 49 (27.84%) SCCM
14 47 (26.70%) TCP/IP
14 47 (26.70%) SQL
15 44 (25.00%) MS Office
16 43 (24.43%) VMware ESX
17 40 (22.73%) IIS
18 39 (22.16%) Perl
18 39 (22.16%) .NET
19 38 (21.59%) MCSE
19 38 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
20 34 (19.32%) HP
21 33 (18.75%) ITIL
22 32 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
23 30 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
24 28 (15.91%) Oracle
25 27 (15.34%) T-SQL

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 58 (32.95%) MS Exchange
2 40 (22.73%) IIS
3 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.23%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.11%) Lync
8 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.27%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.57%) Apache
11 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (30.68%) MS Excel
2 44 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.98%) Eikon
3 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 47 (26.70%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.34%) DHCP
3 26 (14.77%) DNS
4 16 (9.09%) LDAP
5 15 (8.52%) HTTP
5 15 (8.52%) SAN
5 15 (8.52%) NAS
6 12 (6.82%) Internet
7 10 (5.68%) VoIP
8 8 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (3.41%) Wireless
10 5 (2.84%) SSL
10 5 (2.84%) VPN
10 5 (2.84%) Firewall
11 4 (2.27%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.14%) DSL
12 2 (1.14%) Intranet
13 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.41%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MSI
2 18 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.95%) Subversion
4 12 (6.82%) InstallShield
5 11 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (6.25%) WiX
5 11 (6.25%) MSBuild
6 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.41%) NUnit
7 6 (3.41%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.14%) Maven
8 2 (1.14%) JIRA
8 2 (1.14%) FishEye
9 1 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
General
1 88 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 17 (9.66%) Banking
4 13 (7.39%) Legal
4 13 (7.39%) Back Office
5 12 (6.82%) Law
6 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 9 (5.11%) Advertising
7 9 (5.11%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
8 2 (1.14%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Military
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (36.36%) Analyst
2 45 (25.57%) Support Analyst
3 40 (22.73%) IT Support
4 30 (17.05%) IT Support Analyst
5 25 (14.20%) Graduate
6 20 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (10.80%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 19 (10.80%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 15 (8.52%) Systems Support
8 15 (8.52%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (7.39%) Release Engineer
10 12 (6.82%) Applications Packager
10 12 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.25%) .NET Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Build Manager
11 11 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
11 11 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.68%) Architect
13 9 (5.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.16%) .NET
2 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.66%) XML
4 16 (9.09%) Application Packaging
5 15 (8.52%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.25%) Ajax
6 11 (6.25%) HTML
6 11 (6.25%) CSS
6 11 (6.25%) jQuery
6 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (2.84%) LAMP
8 4 (2.27%) XML Schema
8 4 (2.27%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.07%) Hedge funds
3 14 (7.95%) Clustering
4 8 (4.55%) PKI
4 8 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.41%) iPhone
6 5 (2.84%) CMDB
6 5 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.57%) VLE
10 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.57%) BBC
10 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 130 (73.86%) Windows
2 66 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 66 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 57 (32.39%) Linux
4 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 18 (10.23%) Mac OS X
7 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (6.25%) UNIX
10 8 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.55%) Android
10 8 (4.55%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.41%) Mac OS X Server
12 5 (2.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) ITIL
2 30 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (14.20%) Release Management
3 25 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.07%) Change Control
4 23 (13.07%) Load Balancing
5 21 (11.93%) Configuration Management
6 17 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (9.09%) Change Management
8 15 (8.52%) Migration
8 15 (8.52%) OO
9 13 (7.39%) Web Development
10 12 (6.82%) Asset Management
11 11 (6.25%) OOP
12 8 (4.55%) ITSM
12 8 (4.55%) Validation
12 8 (4.55%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.55%) ITIL V3
13 7 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (3.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.23%) PowerShell
2 47 (26.70%) SQL
3 39 (22.16%) Perl
4 27 (15.34%) T-SQL
5 26 (14.77%) C#
6 21 (11.93%) Python
7 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.82%) VB
9 11 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.25%) VB6
10 7 (3.98%) Ruby
10 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.84%) VBScript
11 5 (2.84%) PHP
12 4 (2.27%) VBA
13 3 (1.70%) C++
14 2 (1.14%) Java
14 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (32.95%) Degree
2 38 (21.59%) MCSE
2 38 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (12.50%) PhD
4 15 (8.52%) MCDBA
5 11 (6.25%) MCITP
6 9 (5.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 80 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 59 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (24.43%) VMware ESX
4 32 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
5 21 (11.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (7.39%) Hyper-V
7 10 (5.68%) XenApp
8 9 (5.11%) Terminal Services
8 9 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 9 (5.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (4.55%) vSphere
9 8 (4.55%) XenServer
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 49 (27.84%) SCCM
2 12 (6.82%) WSUS
3 9 (5.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (5.11%) SCOM
4 5 (2.84%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.27%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
6 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 125 (71.02%) Microsoft
2 70 (39.77%) VMware
3 34 (19.32%) HP
4 28 (15.91%) Oracle
5 24 (13.64%) Cisco
6 21 (11.93%) Citrix
7 15 (8.52%) Red Hat
7 15 (8.52%) Sybase
8 14 (7.95%) Apple
8 14 (7.95%) Remedy
8 14 (7.95%) Veritas
9 9 (5.11%) Toshiba
9 9 (5.11%) Juniper
10 8 (4.55%) BMC
11 7 (3.98%) Reuters
11 7 (3.98%) Bloomberg
11 7 (3.98%) CQG
12 6 (3.41%) Intel
12 6 (3.41%) Adobe
13 5 (2.84%) SAP
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