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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 754 805 790
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 106 103 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 93 78 49
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,985
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £34,357
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.87%
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
38347 44497 41332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.08% 40.28% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33059 38286 36256
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +54 51 £30,000 -60.00%
London -3 34 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South West - 18 £33,500 - 1
North West -5 2 - -
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 2
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 144 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 110 (63.22%) Windows
3 101 (58.05%) Active Directory
4 95 (54.60%) Citrix
5 92 (52.87%) ITIL
6 88 (50.57%) PowerShell
7 79 (45.40%) SCCM
8 77 (44.25%) MS Excel
8 77 (44.25%) Finance
9 63 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (33.33%) VMware
11 56 (32.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 54 (31.03%) Windows 7
13 52 (29.89%) Software Distribution
14 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (29.31%) Linux
14 51 (29.31%) TCP/IP
15 49 (28.16%) DNS
16 46 (26.44%) Security Cleared
17 44 (25.29%) DHCP
17 44 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 44 (25.29%) MCSE
18 42 (24.14%) Degree
19 41 (23.56%) Compatibility Testing
19 41 (23.56%) JSP
20 40 (22.99%) Cisco
21 37 (21.26%) MS Exchange
22 36 (20.69%) Perl
23 35 (20.11%) Service Delivery
24 34 (19.54%) MS Office

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (21.26%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.15%) Apache
4 2 (1.15%) Drupal
4 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 77 (44.25%) MS Excel
2 34 (19.54%) MS Office
3 14 (8.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.31%) TCP/IP
2 49 (28.16%) DNS
3 44 (25.29%) DHCP
4 21 (12.07%) VPN
5 14 (8.05%) SAN
5 14 (8.05%) NAS
6 3 (1.72%) VoIP
7 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.57%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.57%) QSIG
7 1 (0.57%) Firewall
7 1 (0.57%) Wireless
7 1 (0.57%) SSL
7 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.57%) ISDN
7 1 (0.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) MSI
2 12 (6.90%) InstallShield
3 8 (4.60%) JIRA
4 4 (2.30%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 77 (44.25%) Finance
2 25 (14.37%) Financial Institution
3 21 (12.07%) Retail
4 17 (9.77%) Legal
5 14 (8.05%) Billing
6 7 (4.02%) Games
7 6 (3.45%) Banking
8 5 (2.87%) Law
9 4 (2.30%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.72%) Front Office
10 3 (1.72%) Back Office
10 3 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (25.29%) Analyst
2 28 (16.09%) Integration Engineer
3 27 (15.52%) Support Analyst
4 25 (14.37%) IT Support
5 24 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
6 23 (13.22%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 23 (13.22%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (10.92%) Support Specialist
8 18 (10.34%) Graduate
8 18 (10.34%) Technical Leader
8 18 (10.34%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 18 (10.34%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
9 14 (8.05%) Wintel Specialist
9 14 (8.05%) Wintel Support
9 14 (8.05%) Architect
9 14 (8.05%) Technical Architect
10 13 (7.47%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (6.90%) Support Engineer
12 11 (6.32%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.60%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.56%) JSP
2 6 (3.45%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.30%) WSH
4 3 (1.72%) Ajax
4 3 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.72%) jQuery
4 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.72%) HTML
4 3 (1.72%) .NET
4 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.39%) Management Information System
2 28 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.79%) Hedge funds
4 21 (12.07%) Data Centre
5 19 (10.92%) Client/Server
6 14 (8.05%) N-Tier
6 14 (8.05%) Clustering
7 10 (5.75%) Replication
8 5 (2.87%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.72%) Equities
10 2 (1.15%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 110 (63.22%) Windows
2 63 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 51 (29.31%) Linux
5 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.30%) Solaris
10 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.72%) Android
12 2 (1.15%) UNIX
12 2 (1.15%) Debian
12 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.87%) ITIL
2 52 (29.89%) Software Distribution
3 41 (23.56%) Compatibility Testing
4 35 (20.11%) Service Delivery
5 24 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (12.64%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.34%) Patch Management
7 18 (10.34%) Line Management
7 18 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 18 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 17 (9.77%) Migration
8 17 (9.77%) Boundary Protection
9 14 (8.05%) TOGAF
9 14 (8.05%) DoDAF
9 14 (8.05%) Project Planning
9 14 (8.05%) Validation
9 14 (8.05%) Project Management
9 14 (8.05%) SOA
9 14 (8.05%) Business Development
9 14 (8.05%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 88 (50.57%) PowerShell
2 36 (20.69%) Perl
3 20 (11.49%) SQL
4 12 (6.90%) VBScript
5 8 (4.60%) VB
6 5 (2.87%) Python
7 4 (2.30%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.30%) Scala
7 4 (2.30%) Clojure
7 4 (2.30%) Haskell
7 4 (2.30%) Erlang
7 4 (2.30%) C
7 4 (2.30%) Java
8 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.72%) C#
8 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.72%) VB6
9 2 (1.15%) Ruby
9 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.29%) MCSE
2 44 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (24.14%) Degree
4 34 (19.54%) SC Cleared
5 32 (18.39%) DV Cleared
6 29 (16.67%) MCSA
7 24 (13.79%) MCITP
8 17 (9.77%) PhD
9 14 (8.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.75%) MCDST
10 10 (5.75%) MCP
11 5 (2.87%) CCNA
11 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.05%) COBIT
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (58.05%) Active Directory
2 56 (32.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (17.24%) VMware ESX
5 29 (16.67%) XenApp
6 24 (13.79%) VMware Workstation
7 20 (11.49%) Hyper-V
8 19 (10.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 19 (10.92%) vSphere
8 19 (10.92%) BitLocker
9 14 (8.05%) vCloud
9 14 (8.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (8.05%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.72%) Docker
11 2 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 79 (45.40%) SCCM
2 20 (11.49%) WSUS
3 14 (8.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.87%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.15%) Puppet
5 2 (1.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 144 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 95 (54.60%) Citrix
3 58 (33.33%) VMware
4 40 (22.99%) Cisco
5 30 (17.24%) HP
6 19 (10.92%) Oracle
6 19 (10.92%) Red Hat
6 19 (10.92%) Remedy
6 19 (10.92%) Sophos
7 15 (8.62%) Veritas
8 14 (8.05%) Juniper
9 11 (6.32%) SAP
9 11 (6.32%) Dell
10 10 (5.75%) ServiceNow
11 8 (4.60%) Altiris
11 8 (4.60%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.87%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.87%) Google
12 5 (2.87%) IBM
13 2 (1.15%) Avaya
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