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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 779 804 809
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 104 92 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.082% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 43
Average salary £33,000 £34,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.64% -24.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £59,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -27.77%
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
39081 45148 42766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 40.36% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33548 38260 37622
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 £28,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +63 50 £32,000 -47.96% 4
London -18 31 £47,500 +35.71% 1
South West - 21 £33,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 1 £30,000 -10.44%
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 3
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 138 (84.66%) Microsoft
2 108 (66.26%) Windows
3 101 (61.96%) Active Directory
4 87 (53.37%) Citrix
5 80 (49.08%) ITIL
6 79 (48.47%) Finance
7 78 (47.85%) MS Excel
8 70 (42.94%) PowerShell
9 63 (38.65%) SCCM
10 59 (36.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (36.20%) VMware
11 58 (35.58%) TCP/IP
12 52 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (31.90%) Windows 7
13 50 (30.67%) DNS
13 50 (30.67%) Linux
14 46 (28.22%) DHCP
15 45 (27.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 45 (27.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (27.61%) MCSE
16 42 (25.77%) Software Distribution
17 41 (25.15%) Cisco
18 40 (24.54%) Degree
19 37 (22.70%) Security Cleared
20 36 (22.09%) MS Exchange
21 35 (21.47%) MS Office
21 35 (21.47%) XenApp
22 34 (20.86%) Perl
22 34 (20.86%) MCSA
23 33 (20.25%) VMware ESX

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.43%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Drupal
4 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 78 (47.85%) MS Excel
2 35 (21.47%) MS Office
3 10 (6.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (35.58%) TCP/IP
2 50 (30.67%) DNS
3 46 (28.22%) DHCP
4 27 (16.56%) VPN
5 10 (6.13%) NAS
5 10 (6.13%) SAN
6 3 (1.84%) VoIP
6 3 (1.84%) HTTP
6 3 (1.84%) LDAP
7 1 (0.61%) ISDN
7 1 (0.61%) PBX
7 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.61%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.61%) QSIG
7 1 (0.61%) Firewall
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
7 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) MSI
2 7 (4.29%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.84%) JIRA
3 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 79 (48.47%) Finance
2 26 (15.95%) Financial Institution
3 15 (9.20%) Retail
4 12 (7.36%) Legal
5 10 (6.13%) Billing
6 6 (3.68%) Games
7 5 (3.07%) Banking
8 4 (2.45%) Law
8 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.84%) Front Office
9 3 (1.84%) Back Office
9 3 (1.84%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (28.22%) Analyst
2 28 (17.18%) Support Analyst
2 28 (17.18%) IT Support
3 27 (16.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 26 (15.95%) Integration Engineer
5 23 (14.11%) Support Specialist
6 22 (13.50%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (12.27%) Graduate
7 20 (12.27%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 20 (12.27%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
8 19 (11.66%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 17 (10.43%) Wintel Support
9 17 (10.43%) Wintel Specialist
10 13 (7.98%) Technical Leader
11 11 (6.75%) Desktop Engineer
12 10 (6.13%) Support Engineer
12 10 (6.13%) Architect
12 10 (6.13%) Technical Architect
13 7 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (4.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.63%) JSP
2 6 (3.68%) WSH
2 6 (3.68%) .NET
3 4 (2.45%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.84%) jQuery
4 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.84%) Ajax
4 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.84%) CSS
4 3 (1.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Computer Science
2 25 (15.34%) Client/Server
3 23 (14.11%) Hedge funds
4 22 (13.50%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.13%) N-Tier
5 10 (6.13%) Open Source
5 10 (6.13%) Clustering
6 8 (4.91%) Replication
7 4 (2.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.84%) Equities
9 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (66.26%) Windows
2 59 (36.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (31.90%) Windows 7
4 50 (30.67%) Linux
5 19 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.13%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.68%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.45%) Solaris
11 3 (1.84%) Android
11 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.84%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.23%) UNIX
12 2 (1.23%) Debian
12 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (49.08%) ITIL
2 42 (25.77%) Software Distribution
3 32 (19.63%) Compatibility Testing
4 27 (16.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (13.50%) Service Delivery
6 19 (11.66%) Boundary Protection
7 17 (10.43%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.98%) Line Management
8 13 (7.98%) Migration
8 13 (7.98%) Software Testing
8 13 (7.98%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.98%) Performance Management
9 10 (6.13%) Business Development
9 10 (6.13%) TOGAF
9 10 (6.13%) DoDAF
9 10 (6.13%) Project Planning
9 10 (6.13%) Validation
9 10 (6.13%) Project Management
9 10 (6.13%) SOA
9 10 (6.13%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.94%) PowerShell
2 34 (20.86%) Perl
3 19 (11.66%) SQL
4 8 (4.91%) VBScript
5 6 (3.68%) Python
6 4 (2.45%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.45%) Scala
6 4 (2.45%) Clojure
6 4 (2.45%) Haskell
6 4 (2.45%) Erlang
6 4 (2.45%) VB
6 4 (2.45%) C
6 4 (2.45%) Java
7 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.84%) C#
7 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.84%) VB6
8 2 (1.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (27.61%) MCSE
1 45 (27.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (24.54%) Degree
3 37 (22.70%) Security Cleared
4 34 (20.86%) MCSA
5 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
6 27 (16.56%) DV Cleared
7 19 (11.66%) PhD
8 18 (11.04%) MCITP
9 10 (6.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (4.91%) MCDST
10 8 (4.91%) MCP
11 7 (4.29%) CCNA
11 7 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) COBIT
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 101 (61.96%) Active Directory
2 52 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (27.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 35 (21.47%) XenApp
5 33 (20.25%) VMware ESX
6 27 (16.56%) VMware Workstation
7 26 (15.95%) BitLocker
8 25 (15.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 18 (11.04%) Hyper-V
10 16 (9.82%) vSphere
11 10 (6.13%) vCloud
11 10 (6.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (6.13%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.45%) Docker
13 2 (1.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (38.65%) SCCM
2 14 (8.59%) WSUS
3 10 (6.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (3.07%) AppDNA
6 2 (1.23%) Puppet
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 138 (84.66%) Microsoft
2 87 (53.37%) Citrix
3 59 (36.20%) VMware
4 41 (25.15%) Cisco
5 25 (15.34%) Remedy
5 25 (15.34%) Sophos
6 23 (14.11%) HP
7 17 (10.43%) Oracle
8 14 (8.59%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.75%) Veritas
10 10 (6.13%) Juniper
11 8 (4.91%) Altiris
11 8 (4.91%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.68%) SAP
12 6 (3.68%) Dell
13 5 (3.07%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.45%) Google
14 4 (2.45%) IBM
15 3 (1.84%) Atlassian
16 2 (1.23%) Avaya
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