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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 831 757 802
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Packager 56 116 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.12% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 83
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -82 53 £45,000 - 6
London -35 41 £53,500 +12.63% 4
City of London -17 7 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Surrey -5 5 £32,500 -
South East -42 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands -9 4 £43,750 -0.56% 1
Coventry -13 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Sheffield -17 1 £40,000 +1.26%
South Yorkshire -26 1 £40,000 +1.26%
Yorkshire -49 1 £40,000 +1.26%
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 - 1

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 100 (81.97%) Windows
2 80 (65.57%) MSI
3 78 (63.93%) Application Packaging
4 73 (59.84%) SCCM
5 69 (56.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 68 (55.74%) VB
7 65 (53.28%) PowerShell
8 61 (50.00%) VBScript
9 60 (49.18%) Windows 7
10 48 (39.34%) InstallShield
11 44 (36.07%) Active Directory
12 40 (32.79%) Citrix
13 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
14 33 (27.05%) AdminStudio
15 30 (24.59%) Finance
16 29 (23.77%) OCX
17 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (18.03%) CA
19 18 (14.75%) AppDNA
19 18 (14.75%) Windows 8
19 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (13.93%) XenDesktop
20 17 (13.93%) NetScaler
20 17 (13.93%) VMware
21 14 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (11.48%) Software Packaging
22 12 (9.84%) VMware Workstation
22 12 (9.84%) DNS
23 11 (9.02%) Symantec
23 11 (9.02%) MS Excel

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (8.20%) MS Exchange
1 10 (8.20%) IIS
2 8 (6.56%) Lync
2 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.82%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) NetScaler
2 12 (9.84%) DNS
3 10 (8.20%) DHCP
4 6 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (65.57%) MSI
2 48 (39.34%) InstallShield
3 33 (27.05%) AdminStudio
4 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.74%) FinalBuilder
4 7 (5.74%) MSBuild
5 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.10%) Subversion
5 5 (4.10%) InstallAnywhere
5 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.82%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 30 (24.59%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (63.93%) Application Packaging
2 29 (23.77%) OCX
3 14 (11.48%) Software Packaging
4 5 (4.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Clustering
2 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 100 (81.97%) Windows
2 60 (49.18%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (14.75%) Windows 8
4 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.02%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (4.92%) Software Licensing
2 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
2 5 (4.10%) Time Management
2 5 (4.10%) Test Automation
3 4 (3.28%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (3.28%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (3.28%) Software Distribution
3 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
3 4 (3.28%) Configuration Management
4 3 (2.46%) ITIL
4 3 (2.46%) Change Control
4 3 (2.46%) Release Management
4 3 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (0.82%) Workflow
5 1 (0.82%) Validation
5 1 (0.82%) Project Management
5 1 (0.82%) Software Testing
5 1 (0.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (55.74%) VB
2 65 (53.28%) PowerShell
3 61 (50.00%) VBScript
4 8 (6.56%) Python
5 5 (4.10%) C
5 5 (4.10%) C#
5 5 (4.10%) C++
5 5 (4.10%) Perl
6 3 (2.46%) SQL
6 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
System Software
1 69 (56.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 44 (36.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (13.93%) XenDesktop
4 14 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (9.84%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (7.38%) XenApp
6 9 (7.38%) vSphere
7 8 (6.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 73 (59.84%) SCCM
2 18 (14.75%) AppDNA
3 10 (8.20%) WSUS
4 8 (6.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Citrix
2 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.03%) CA
4 17 (13.93%) VMware
5 11 (9.02%) Symantec
6 8 (6.56%) AppSense
7 3 (2.46%) Remedy
8 1 (0.82%) Altiris
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago