The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 601 605 584
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 27 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.077% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 30
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £58,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Software Packaging
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16119 17750 18019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.77% 38.05% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15162 15435
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Packaging Salary Trend in London

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in London

Software Packaging
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
City of London +23 3 £37,500 -29.90% 1
Beckenham - 1 £37,500 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 54 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 52 (86.67%) Active Directory
4 49 (81.67%) Finance
5 46 (76.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (70.00%) PowerShell
7 40 (66.67%) Perl
8 39 (65.00%) MS Exchange
9 38 (63.33%) Degree
9 38 (63.33%) Computer Science
10 31 (51.67%) VMware
10 31 (51.67%) Windows 7
10 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (45.00%) Hedge funds
12 26 (43.33%) WSUS
12 26 (43.33%) Linux
12 26 (43.33%) Citrix
13 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
13 24 (40.00%) SharePoint
14 22 (36.67%) HP
15 21 (35.00%) MS Office
15 21 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (35.00%) VMware ESX
15 21 (35.00%) VMware Workstation
16 20 (33.33%) SQL
17 19 (31.67%) Financial Institution
18 18 (30.00%) Dell
19 17 (28.33%) SAP
19 17 (28.33%) JIRA

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (35.00%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.33%) DNS
2 11 (18.33%) DHCP
3 7 (11.67%) NAS
3 7 (11.67%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.67%) HSRP
5 1 (1.67%) OSPF
5 1 (1.67%) BGP
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) MSI
3 6 (10.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (81.67%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Financial Institution
3 8 (13.33%) Legal
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Billing
5 3 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Analyst
2 22 (36.67%) Support Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Applications Support
4 16 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 16 (26.67%) IT Support
5 14 (23.33%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 14 (23.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 14 (23.33%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
5 14 (23.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 14 (23.33%) Graduate
6 6 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Junior
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 27 (45.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 5 (8.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) Equities
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 46 (76.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (51.67%) Windows 7
4 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (43.33%) Linux
6 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) UNIX
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (28.33%) Security Patching
3 14 (23.33%) Boundary Protection
4 8 (13.33%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Patch Management
6 6 (10.00%) Software Distribution
7 5 (8.33%) SABSA
7 5 (8.33%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Validation
7 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.33%) DoDAF
7 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.33%) Business Development
7 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.67%) Change Control
9 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 40 (66.67%) Perl
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) R
5 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (63.33%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) PhD
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (10.00%) MCITP
5 5 (8.33%) MCSE
5 5 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) RHCE
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) MCTS
6 1 (1.67%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (35.00%) VMware ESX
3 21 (35.00%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 5 (8.33%) vCloud
5 5 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
7 1 (1.67%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 26 (43.33%) WSUS
2 7 (11.67%) SCCM
3 5 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (51.67%) VMware
3 26 (43.33%) Citrix
4 22 (36.67%) HP
5 18 (30.00%) Dell
6 17 (28.33%) SAP
7 16 (26.67%) Atlassian
8 7 (11.67%) Cisco
9 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (8.33%) Oracle
10 5 (8.33%) Veritas
10 5 (8.33%) Juniper
11 2 (3.33%) CommVault
11 2 (3.33%) EMC
11 2 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (1.67%) Altiris
12 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.67%) McAfee
12 1 (1.67%) Splunk