The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 720 786 708
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -78
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 172 110 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 144 92 141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £34,775 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40373 45366 43957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 40.52% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34372 37889 38371
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Application Packaging
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK.

Application Packaging Salary Trend in the UK

Application Packaging
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Packaging over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Application Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +67 162 £47,500 +5.55% 14
London +67 76 £52,500 +10.52% 4
South East -3 27 £42,500 -6.59% 5
East of England +26 17 £84,250 +159.23% 2
South West -10 17 £40,000 -36.00%
Bristol - 15 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 14 £85,000 +161.53%
Berkshire +13 14 £42,500 -29.16% 2
City of London +5 14 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Reading +11 13 £42,500 -29.16%
Yorkshire +7 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leeds +17 10 £45,000 +29.49% 2
West Yorkshire +7 10 £45,000 +29.49% 2
East Midlands +25 7 £34,500 -
Rickmansworth - 7 £85,000 -
Scotland +20 6 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +11 6 £42,500 -
North West +5 6 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Nottingham - 6 £34,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £34,500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester - 5 £37,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +1 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £34,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £27,500 -
Bath - 2 £34,500 -
Hampshire 0 1 £38,500 +75.00% 2
West Sussex 0 1 £27,000 -40.65%

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 235 (68.51%) Windows
2 194 (56.56%) SCCM
3 190 (55.39%) Microsoft
4 170 (49.56%) Citrix
5 145 (42.27%) Active Directory
6 144 (41.98%) Windows 7
7 130 (37.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 102 (29.74%) Finance
9 90 (26.24%) MSI
10 86 (25.07%) XenApp
10 86 (25.07%) PowerShell
11 82 (23.91%) VMware
12 69 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 64 (18.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (18.08%) MS Exchange
15 62 (18.08%) ITIL
16 53 (15.45%) Windows 8
17 52 (15.16%) MCSE
18 50 (14.58%) MS Excel
18 50 (14.58%) XenDesktop
19 49 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 47 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
20 47 (13.70%) Lync
21 46 (13.41%) SQL
22 45 (13.12%) SCOM
23 38 (11.08%) DNS
23 38 (11.08%) InstallShield
24 36 (10.50%) MS Office
24 36 (10.50%) Law

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 62 (18.08%) MS Exchange
2 47 (13.70%) Lync
3 35 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 29 (8.45%) MQSeries
4 29 (8.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (8.45%) WebLogic
4 29 (8.45%) WebSphere
5 28 (8.16%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.17%) IIS
10 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.58%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Eikon
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.21%) Office 365
2 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.08%) DNS
2 31 (9.04%) SSL
3 27 (7.87%) DHCP
4 23 (6.71%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.83%) NetScaler
6 15 (4.37%) Firewall
7 11 (3.21%) VPN
8 10 (2.92%) SAN
8 10 (2.92%) Internet
9 9 (2.62%) LAN
9 9 (2.62%) WAN
9 9 (2.62%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.17%) SMTP
11 3 (0.87%) SMS
11 3 (0.87%) VoIP
11 3 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.87%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.87%) Wireless
12 2 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.45%) DB2
2 29 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.33%) NonStop SQL
5 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 90 (26.24%) MSI
2 38 (11.08%) InstallShield
3 19 (5.54%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.17%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.58%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 102 (29.74%) Finance
2 36 (10.50%) Law
3 32 (9.33%) Banking
4 12 (3.50%) Back Office
5 4 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (21.28%) Analyst
2 57 (16.62%) Architect
3 34 (9.91%) Applications Packager
4 32 (9.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 30 (8.75%) Consultant
6 23 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.71%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (4.66%) Technical Architect
8 16 (4.66%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (4.37%) Enterprise Architect
9 15 (4.37%) Technical Support
10 14 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
10 14 (4.08%) Lead Technical Architect
10 14 (4.08%) Lead Architect
10 14 (4.08%) SCCM Engineer
11 13 (3.79%) SCCM Specialist
12 11 (3.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.91%) XML
1 34 (9.91%) Spring
2 29 (8.45%) Web Services
2 29 (8.45%) RESTful
2 29 (8.45%) JMS
3 13 (3.79%) Middleware
4 8 (2.33%) Software Packaging
5 6 (1.75%) OCX
6 5 (1.46%) XSD
7 2 (0.58%) .NET
8 1 (0.29%) COM
8 1 (0.29%) ODBC
8 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.33%) PKI
2 29 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.45%) Open Source
3 20 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.54%) SWIFT
5 17 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.50%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.62%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.33%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.33%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.46%) Clustering
10 4 (1.17%) PDA
10 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.17%) CMDB
11 3 (0.87%) Derivative
12 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.58%) Replication
12 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 235 (68.51%) Windows
2 144 (41.98%) Windows 7
3 69 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (15.45%) Windows 8
5 47 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (6.71%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.08%) Linux
9 11 (3.21%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.87%) UNIX
12 2 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.08%) ITIL
2 28 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (6.41%) Waterfall
6 20 (5.83%) Project Management
7 19 (5.54%) Configuration Management
8 18 (5.25%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.66%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (4.37%) Document Management
10 15 (4.37%) Migration
11 13 (3.79%) TOGAF
12 11 (3.21%) Programme Management
12 11 (3.21%) Change Management
12 11 (3.21%) Software Architecture
12 11 (3.21%) Asset Management
12 11 (3.21%) Incident Management
13 10 (2.92%) Security Testing
13 10 (2.92%) SIEM
13 10 (2.92%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (25.07%) PowerShell
2 46 (13.41%) SQL
3 35 (10.20%) Java
4 31 (9.04%) VBScript
5 13 (3.79%) C
6 9 (2.62%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (18.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (15.16%) MCSE
3 28 (8.16%) MCSA
4 20 (5.83%) Degree
5 18 (5.25%) MCP
6 16 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (3.50%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.50%) MCITP
8 11 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.92%) CHFI
10 8 (2.33%) CCIA
11 7 (2.04%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.17%) CCA
14 3 (0.87%) CCEE
14 3 (0.87%) MCTS
15 2 (0.58%) HND
16 1 (0.29%) CCNA
16 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.00%) ISO 8583
2 21 (6.12%) SLA
3 13 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (42.27%) Active Directory
2 130 (37.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 86 (25.07%) XenApp
4 68 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (14.58%) XenDesktop
6 24 (7.00%) vSphere
7 21 (6.12%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (2.92%) MetaFrame
9 10 (2.92%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.33%) XenServer
11 6 (1.75%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.58%) UAG
14 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.29%) Firmware
14 1 (0.29%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 194 (56.56%) SCCM
2 45 (13.12%) SCOM
3 22 (6.41%) WSUS
4 16 (4.66%) AppDNA
5 12 (3.50%) WMI
6 7 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.04%) ZENworks
6 7 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (2.04%) XenMobile
6 7 (2.04%) EdgeSight
7 6 (1.75%) BMC Marimba
8 4 (1.17%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.58%) Puppet
10 2 (0.58%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.58%) Ansible
10 2 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 190 (55.39%) Microsoft
2 170 (49.56%) Citrix
3 82 (23.91%) VMware
4 35 (10.20%) Oracle
5 32 (9.33%) AppSense
6 30 (8.75%) IBM
7 29 (8.45%) TIBCO
8 25 (7.29%) LANDesk
9 20 (5.83%) Altiris
9 20 (5.83%) Symantec
9 20 (5.83%) HP
10 18 (5.25%) Cisco
11 8 (2.33%) Novell
11 8 (2.33%) Apple
12 7 (2.04%) Dell
12 7 (2.04%) McAfee
13 5 (1.46%) Reuters
14 4 (1.17%) Remedy
14 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.17%) EMC
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