The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Packager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 857 807 821
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Packager 23 72 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.067% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.071% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 54
Average salary £51,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.14% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Packager
Salary Trend

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

Applications Packager Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Packager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Packager over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Applications Packager Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Packager
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 -48 23 £51,500 +47.14% 8
London -17 18 £51,500 +8.42% 1
South East -26 2 - - 4
South West - 2 £40,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
City of London +2 1 £53,500 +15.67%
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title.

1 70 (89.74%) Windows
2 62 (79.49%) Application Packaging
3 47 (60.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 43 (55.13%) Active Directory
4 43 (55.13%) Citrix
5 42 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 42 (53.85%) MSI
6 41 (52.56%) SCCM
7 36 (46.15%) AdminStudio
8 35 (44.87%) InstallShield
9 34 (43.59%) Windows 7
10 29 (37.18%) PowerShell
11 24 (30.77%) VB
11 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (26.92%) VBScript
14 20 (25.64%) VMware
14 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (19.23%) Degree
15 15 (19.23%) Software Packaging
15 15 (19.23%) vSphere
16 14 (17.95%) Finance
16 14 (17.95%) XenDesktop
17 13 (16.67%) AppDNA
18 12 (15.38%) Windows XP
18 12 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (15.38%) NetScaler
18 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
19 11 (14.10%) Symantec
20 10 (12.82%) IIS

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.82%) IIS
2 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (8.97%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 10 (12.82%) DHCP
2 10 (12.82%) DNS
Development Applications
1 42 (53.85%) MSI
2 36 (46.15%) AdminStudio
3 35 (44.87%) InstallShield
4 4 (5.13%) InstallAnywhere
4 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.85%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Law
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (79.49%) Application Packaging
2 15 (19.23%) Software Packaging
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (89.74%) Windows
2 34 (43.59%) Windows 7
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 12 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.13%) Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.69%) ITIL
1 6 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (7.69%) Software Licensing
2 4 (5.13%) IT Asset Management
2 4 (5.13%) Time Management
2 4 (5.13%) Test Automation
2 4 (5.13%) Software Distribution
2 4 (5.13%) Release Management
2 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
2 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
2 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.85%) Workflow
3 3 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.28%) Migration
4 1 (1.28%) Document Management
4 1 (1.28%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) PowerShell
2 24 (30.77%) VB
3 21 (26.92%) VBScript
4 4 (5.13%) Python
4 4 (5.13%) C
4 4 (5.13%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) C++
4 4 (5.13%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) SQL
5 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (60.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 43 (55.13%) Active Directory
3 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.23%) vSphere
5 14 (17.95%) XenDesktop
6 12 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (8.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (52.56%) SCCM
2 13 (16.67%) AppDNA
3 10 (12.82%) WSUS
4 9 (11.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Citrix
2 42 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.64%) VMware
4 11 (14.10%) Symantec
5 6 (7.69%) LANDesk
6 5 (6.41%) Novell
7 2 (2.56%) Mercator
7 2 (2.56%) AppSense
8 1 (1.28%) CA