The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 246 232 235
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 6 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.088% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £34,500 £29,000 £33,764
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.96% -14.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
Application 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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3283 3273 3493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.13% 47.78% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2777 2934 3169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Application Packaging
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Application Packaging Salary Trend in the North West

Application Packaging
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(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
Cheshire -9 5 - -
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Application 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 Application Packaging.

1 11 (52.38%) Software Packaging
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (42.86%) MCSE
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (42.86%) MCITP
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Remedy
4 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) MSI
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (19.05%) SMS
6 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Application 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 Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SMS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Release Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Coordinator
3 7 (33.33%) Applications Packager
4 4 (19.05%) Software Packager
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 6 (28.57%) Python
1 6 (28.57%) Ruby
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (42.86%) MCITP
1 9 (42.86%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Citrix
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft