The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 813 797 820
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 89 59 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.057% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 41 48
Average salary £32,500 £45,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +72.72%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Packaging
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -15 79 £37,500 -17.58% 4
West Midlands +4 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £23,000 -
North West - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South East -22 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 129 (88.97%) Windows
2 118 (81.38%) Microsoft
3 89 (61.38%) Active Directory
4 78 (53.79%) Finance
5 73 (50.34%) VMware
6 71 (48.97%) Degree
7 67 (46.21%) PowerShell
8 65 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (44.14%) Windows 7
10 61 (42.07%) MS Excel
11 60 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (40.69%) MS Exchange
13 51 (35.17%) SQL Server
14 50 (34.48%) MS Office
14 50 (34.48%) SQL
15 46 (31.72%) SCCM
16 44 (30.34%) Linux
17 41 (28.28%) VMware ESX
18 39 (26.90%) Computer Science
19 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
20 36 (24.83%) Perl
20 36 (24.83%) VMware Workstation
20 36 (24.83%) Disaster Recovery
21 35 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
22 34 (23.45%) Citrix
23 33 (22.76%) MCSE
24 30 (20.69%) IIS
24 30 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
25 29 (20.00%) PhD
25 29 (20.00%) .NET

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (40.69%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.69%) IIS
3 20 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.07%) WorkSite
6 3 (2.07%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.38%) Lync
7 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 61 (42.07%) MS Excel
2 50 (34.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (6.90%) Eikon
3 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
2 25 (17.24%) LDAP
3 24 (16.55%) HTTP
4 13 (8.97%) DNS
4 13 (8.97%) DHCP
5 12 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (6.90%) Firewall
7 4 (2.76%) NAS
7 4 (2.76%) Network Security
7 4 (2.76%) Internet
7 4 (2.76%) SAN
8 3 (2.07%) Wireless
9 2 (1.38%) VoIP
9 2 (1.38%) SSL
9 2 (1.38%) VPN
10 1 (0.69%) DSL
10 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (16.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.07%) IDOL
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) MSI
2 10 (6.90%) InstallShield
3 5 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.07%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.38%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.38%) Subversion
5 2 (1.38%) WiX
5 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 78 (53.79%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Back Office
3 17 (11.72%) Financial Institution
4 13 (8.97%) Law
5 5 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (2.07%) Advertising
6 3 (2.07%) Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Games
7 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (42.07%) Analyst
2 51 (35.17%) Support Analyst
3 39 (26.90%) IT Support
4 36 (24.83%) IT Support Analyst
5 24 (16.55%) Systems Support
5 24 (16.55%) Systems Engineer
6 23 (15.86%) Graduate
7 21 (14.48%) Junior
7 21 (14.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (14.48%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 21 (14.48%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 20 (13.79%) Junior Support Analyst
8 20 (13.79%) Junior IT Support
8 20 (13.79%) Junior Analyst
8 20 (13.79%) Junior IT Support Analyst
9 16 (11.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (8.28%) Support Engineer
10 12 (8.28%) Desktop Support
11 10 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.00%) .NET
2 24 (16.55%) .NET Framework
3 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.83%) Rendezvous
5 5 (3.45%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.07%) HTML
6 3 (2.07%) CSS
6 3 (2.07%) jQuery
6 3 (2.07%) Ajax
6 3 (2.07%) Lucene
6 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.90%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.48%) Hedge funds
3 12 (8.28%) PKI
3 12 (8.28%) Smartphone
4 9 (6.21%) BBC
5 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.76%) Clustering
7 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.07%) iPhone
7 3 (2.07%) Social Media
7 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) VLE
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 129 (88.97%) Windows
2 64 (44.14%) Windows 7
3 60 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (30.34%) Linux
5 22 (15.17%) Windows 8
6 13 (8.97%) Mac OS X
7 12 (8.28%) Android
7 12 (8.28%) Mac OS
7 12 (8.28%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.07%) UNIX
11 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (17.93%) ITIL
4 25 (17.24%) Load Balancing
5 19 (13.10%) Project Management
6 14 (9.66%) Service Management
6 14 (9.66%) Release Management
7 13 (8.97%) Change Management
8 12 (8.28%) ITSM
8 12 (8.28%) Investment Management
8 12 (8.28%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.21%) Migration
10 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (4.83%) Change Control
12 6 (4.14%) Database Tuning
12 6 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.07%) CRM
14 3 (2.07%) SOA
14 3 (2.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.21%) PowerShell
2 50 (34.48%) SQL
3 36 (24.83%) Perl
4 29 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.28%) C#
6 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.83%) VBScript
8 4 (2.76%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.07%) VBA
9 3 (2.07%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) Java
9 3 (2.07%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) VB6
10 2 (1.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (48.97%) Degree
2 35 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (22.76%) MCSE
4 29 (20.00%) PhD
5 19 (13.10%) MCDBA
6 9 (6.21%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (5.52%) CCIE
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.38%) MCITP
10 2 (1.38%) CISM
10 2 (1.38%) CISSP
11 1 (0.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 89 (61.38%) Active Directory
2 65 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (28.28%) VMware ESX
4 36 (24.83%) VMware Workstation
5 24 (16.55%) XenApp
6 18 (12.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (8.28%) XenServer
7 12 (8.28%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.76%) vSphere
10 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 46 (31.72%) SCCM
2 14 (9.66%) WSUS
3 2 (1.38%) AppDNA
3 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.38%) SCOM
3 2 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 118 (81.38%) Microsoft
2 73 (50.34%) VMware
3 34 (23.45%) Citrix
4 24 (16.55%) HP
5 19 (13.10%) Sybase
6 15 (10.34%) Apple
7 14 (9.66%) Remedy
8 13 (8.97%) Cisco
9 12 (8.28%) BMC
10 10 (6.90%) CQG
10 10 (6.90%) Reuters
10 10 (6.90%) Bloomberg
11 9 (6.21%) Toshiba
11 9 (6.21%) NetApp
11 9 (6.21%) LANDesk
12 8 (5.52%) Verint
13 4 (2.76%) Oracle
14 3 (2.07%) Veritas
14 3 (2.07%) Adobe
15 2 (1.38%) Cyber-Ark
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