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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 827 766 801
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Packager 67 114 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 82
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Applications Packager Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Packager
Top 20 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 27 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
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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 -98 64 £45,500 +2.24% 4
London -30 46 £53,500 +18.88% 4
City of London +1 9 £56,750 +26.11% 2
South East -42 7 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands -5 6 £43,750 -0.56%
Surrey +1 5 £32,500 -3.70%
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £32,500 -
Crawley +8 2 £50,250 +32.23%
Staffordshire -5 2 - -
Shropshire -5 2 - -
North West -7 2 - -
Cheshire -11 2 - -
West Sussex -11 2 £50,250 +28.02%
East Midlands -12 2 - -
Derbyshire -12 2 - -
Sheffield -16 2 £40,000 +1.26%
South Yorkshire -17 2 £40,000 +1.26%
Yorkshire -41 2 £40,000 +1.26%
Coventry -3 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 107 (82.95%) Windows
2 86 (66.67%) MSI
3 80 (62.02%) Application Packaging
4 76 (58.91%) SCCM
5 73 (56.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 70 (54.26%) VB
7 65 (50.39%) PowerShell
8 64 (49.61%) Windows 7
9 62 (48.06%) VBScript
10 52 (40.31%) InstallShield
11 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
11 41 (31.78%) Citrix
12 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
13 33 (25.58%) Finance
14 32 (24.81%) AdminStudio
15 29 (22.48%) OCX
16 22 (17.05%) CA
17 19 (14.73%) AppDNA
17 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (13.95%) NetScaler
18 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (13.95%) XenDesktop
19 17 (13.18%) Windows 8
20 15 (11.63%) VMware
21 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
22 13 (10.08%) Software Packaging
23 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
23 12 (9.30%) AppSense
24 11 (8.53%) Windows XP
24 11 (8.53%) XenApp

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (5.43%) IIS
1 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.88%) Lync
2 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) WorkSite
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.95%) NetScaler
2 10 (7.75%) DNS
3 8 (6.20%) DHCP
4 6 (4.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 86 (66.67%) MSI
2 52 (40.31%) InstallShield
3 32 (24.81%) AdminStudio
4 8 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.20%) FinalBuilder
4 8 (6.20%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.88%) InstallAnywhere
5 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Law
3 5 (3.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (62.02%) Application Packaging
2 29 (22.48%) OCX
3 13 (10.08%) Software Packaging
4 5 (3.88%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Clustering
2 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) EPoS
3 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 107 (82.95%) Windows
2 64 (49.61%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (13.18%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.53%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.20%) Linux
8 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
1 5 (3.88%) Time Management
1 5 (3.88%) Test Automation
2 4 (3.10%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
2 4 (3.10%) Asset Management
2 4 (3.10%) Change Control
2 4 (3.10%) Software Distribution
3 3 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.55%) Functional Testing
4 2 (1.55%) Workflow
4 2 (1.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL
5 1 (0.78%) Network Management
5 1 (0.78%) Load Testing
5 1 (0.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (0.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (0.78%) Validation
5 1 (0.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.26%) VB
2 65 (50.39%) PowerShell
3 62 (48.06%) VBScript
4 8 (6.20%) Python
5 6 (4.65%) C
6 5 (3.88%) C#
6 5 (3.88%) C++
6 5 (3.88%) Perl
6 5 (3.88%) SQL
7 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) MCP
3 1 (0.78%) MCSE
3 1 (0.78%) MCSA
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) QA
System Software
1 73 (56.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (13.95%) XenDesktop
4 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (8.53%) XenApp
6 9 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (4.65%) vSphere
8 5 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 76 (58.91%) SCCM
2 19 (14.73%) AppDNA
3 7 (5.43%) WSUS
4 5 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) Citrix
2 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.05%) CA
4 15 (11.63%) VMware
5 12 (9.30%) AppSense
6 9 (6.98%) Symantec
7 3 (2.33%) Remedy
8 2 (1.55%) Altiris
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee
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