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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 242 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.081% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £38,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.39% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2588 2599 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.84% 42.30% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2218 1960
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Packaging Salary Trend in the South West

Software Packaging
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -
Bristol -16 1 £42,500 +60.37%
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (85.71%) ITIL
1 18 (85.71%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 15 (71.43%) DNS
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) XenApp
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (52.38%) MCSE
6 10 (47.62%) MCSA
6 10 (47.62%) Client/Server
6 10 (47.62%) DHCP
6 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 10 (47.62%) Remedy
6 10 (47.62%) Sophos
6 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 10 (47.62%) BitLocker
7 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) Degree
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 5 (23.81%) Games
10 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (23.81%) Google
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
2 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DPNSS
3 1 (4.76%) QSIG
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) ISDN
3 1 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Specialist
2 7 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 7 (33.33%) Wintel Support
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Client/Server
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Distribution
4 3 (14.29%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) MCSE
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) MCSA
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 15 (71.43%) XenApp
2 10 (47.62%) BitLocker
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Remedy
4 10 (47.62%) Sophos
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Google
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Siemens