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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packager
Rank 839 848 795
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Packager 44 59 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.050% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.053% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 67
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-17.58% +12.34%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Applications Packager Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Packager
Top 11 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 22 May 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
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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 +21 44 £52,500 +15.38% 5
London +46 30 £52,500 +10.52% 1
North West +4 8 £37,500 - 1
Cumbria - 8 £37,500 -
City of London +38 7 £53,000 +11.57%
South East -9 6 £39,000 -14.28% 2
West Sussex -3 3 £39,000 -14.28%
Crawley -6 3 £39,000 -14.28%
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 45 (70.31%) SCCM
3 40 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 35 (54.69%) Application Packaging
4 35 (54.69%) MSI
5 33 (51.56%) Windows 7
6 31 (48.44%) InstallShield
7 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 25 (39.06%) VBScript
9 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
10 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
11 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
12 13 (20.31%) AdminStudio
12 13 (20.31%) Finance
13 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
14 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (17.19%) Hedge funds
15 10 (15.63%) VB
15 10 (15.63%) Citrix
16 9 (14.06%) XenApp
17 8 (12.50%) Validation
18 7 (10.94%) Altiris
19 6 (9.38%) OCX
19 6 (9.38%) Law
19 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
19 6 (9.38%) BMC Marimba
19 6 (9.38%) Internet
19 6 (9.38%) ITIL

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 5 (7.81%) SMS
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (54.69%) MSI
2 31 (48.44%) InstallShield
3 13 (20.31%) AdminStudio
4 4 (6.25%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Law
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) Application Packaging
2 6 (9.38%) OCX
3 5 (7.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
2 8 (12.50%) Validation
3 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Time Management
4 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.69%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.56%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.56%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (1.56%) Project Management
7 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.56%) Migration
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) VBScript
2 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (15.63%) VB
4 5 (7.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.06%) XenApp
4 5 (7.81%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (70.31%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.69%) WMI
4 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.13%) WSUS
5 2 (3.13%) SCOM
5 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Citrix
3 7 (10.94%) Altiris
4 5 (7.81%) VMware
5 4 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 4 (6.25%) Symantec
5 4 (6.25%) McAfee
5 4 (6.25%) Lumension
6 3 (4.69%) BMC
6 3 (4.69%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) AppSense
7 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Mercator