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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 787 796 802
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 63 50 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.052% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 63
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -43.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -5.88%
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
36647 39427 43716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.09% 41.22% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31799 33200 39159
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -7 30 £40,000 +29.03% 2
South East -12 16 £32,000 -32.63% 1
South West - 14 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 103 (82.40%) Windows
1 103 (82.40%) Microsoft
2 75 (60.00%) Finance
3 74 (59.20%) Active Directory
4 62 (49.60%) Windows 7
5 61 (48.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (43.20%) VMware
6 54 (43.20%) MS Excel
7 48 (38.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (36.80%) MS Exchange
9 45 (36.00%) Citrix
9 45 (36.00%) VMware ESX
9 45 (36.00%) PowerShell
10 42 (33.60%) Degree
10 42 (33.60%) Linux
11 38 (30.40%) SCCM
12 37 (29.60%) Perl
13 36 (28.80%) MS Office
13 36 (28.80%) TCP/IP
14 34 (27.20%) VMware Workstation
15 32 (25.60%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 30 (24.00%) Financial Institution
17 25 (20.00%) DNS
18 24 (19.20%) ITIL
19 23 (18.40%) SQL
19 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
19 23 (18.40%) Boundary Protection
20 20 (16.00%) MCSE
20 20 (16.00%) Cisco

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 46 (36.80%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.40%) IIS
3 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.80%) Lync
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.60%) JCAPS
7 2 (1.60%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.80%) Drupal
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (43.20%) MS Excel
2 36 (28.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.80%) TCP/IP
2 25 (20.00%) DNS
3 18 (14.40%) DHCP
4 13 (10.40%) VPN
5 10 (8.00%) HTTP
6 5 (4.00%) Internet
6 5 (4.00%) SAN
6 5 (4.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (2.40%) LDAP
7 3 (2.40%) Firewall
8 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.60%) VoIP
9 1 (0.80%) SSL
9 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) MSI
2 10 (8.00%) InstallShield
3 4 (3.20%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (60.00%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Financial Institution
3 15 (12.00%) Banking
4 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.00%) Law
5 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 5 (4.00%) French Language
6 4 (3.20%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (46.40%) Analyst
2 35 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 32 (25.60%) IT Support
4 30 (24.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 18 (14.40%) Graduate
6 16 (12.80%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 16 (12.80%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 15 (12.00%) Applications Packager
8 11 (8.80%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Support Specialist
10 9 (7.20%) Applications Support
11 8 (6.40%) Wintel Specialist
11 8 (6.40%) Wintel Support
11 8 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Junior
13 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 5 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
14 5 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.80%) WSH
2 6 (4.80%) .NET
2 6 (4.80%) JSP
3 4 (3.20%) XML
3 4 (3.20%) XML Schema
4 3 (2.40%) HTML
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.40%) CSS
4 3 (2.40%) jQuery
4 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.40%) Ajax
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.60%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.20%) Hedge funds
3 12 (9.60%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.60%) Clustering
5 7 (5.60%) Open Source
6 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) Equities
8 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (82.40%) Windows
2 62 (49.60%) Windows 7
3 61 (48.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (33.60%) Linux
5 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.40%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.40%) UNIX
8 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.80%) Solaris
9 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (19.20%) ITIL
3 23 (18.40%) Boundary Protection
4 8 (6.40%) Software Distribution
4 8 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (5.60%) OO
5 7 (5.60%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (4.80%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
6 6 (4.80%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.00%) Change Management
7 5 (4.00%) TDD
7 5 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.00%) Release Management
7 5 (4.00%) Software Architecture
7 5 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.00%) Change Control
7 5 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.20%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 37 (29.60%) Perl
3 23 (18.40%) SQL
4 8 (6.40%) VBScript
5 5 (4.00%) Python
6 4 (3.20%) Scala
6 4 (3.20%) Clojure
6 4 (3.20%) Haskell
6 4 (3.20%) Erlang
6 4 (3.20%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.20%) VB
6 4 (3.20%) C
6 4 (3.20%) Java
7 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.40%) C#
7 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.40%) VB6
8 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (33.60%) Degree
2 20 (16.00%) MCSE
2 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (14.40%) PhD
4 13 (10.40%) MCSA
5 11 (8.80%) CCNA
5 11 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 74 (59.20%) Active Directory
2 48 (38.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (36.00%) VMware ESX
4 34 (27.20%) VMware Workstation
5 30 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (12.00%) XenApp
7 13 (10.40%) vSphere
8 12 (9.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (30.40%) SCCM
2 6 (4.80%) SCOM
2 6 (4.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (4.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (4.00%) SCDPM
3 5 (4.00%) AppDNA
4 3 (2.40%) WSUS
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.60%) AppManager
5 2 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.80%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 103 (82.40%) Microsoft
2 54 (43.20%) VMware
3 45 (36.00%) Citrix
4 20 (16.00%) Cisco
5 16 (12.80%) HP
6 14 (11.20%) LANDesk
7 12 (9.60%) Oracle
7 12 (9.60%) Remedy
7 12 (9.60%) Sophos
8 4 (3.20%) Dell
9 3 (2.40%) Altiris
10 2 (1.60%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.60%) Kaseya
10 2 (1.60%) BMC
10 2 (1.60%) Symantec
10 2 (1.60%) Websense
10 2 (1.60%) SAP
10 2 (1.60%) Sun
10 2 (1.60%) EMC
11 1 (0.80%) Intel
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