The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 860 927 920
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 39 50 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 60
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -7.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,600 £59,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%

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
37367 41054 44673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 37.53% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32553 35063 37550
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Trend

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

Software Packaging Salary Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Packaging over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 27 £32,000 -15.78% 6
South East +36 17 £32,000 -
Hampshire +22 13 £32,000 -
Andover 0 12 £32,000 -
Scotland +22 10 £60,000 +71.42% 1
London +25 6 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Glasgow +15 6 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Surrey +30 3 £30,300 -0.65%
Wiltshire +15 2 - -
South West +7 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £36,500 -
Guernsey - 2 £36,500 -
West Sussex +4 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Erskine - 1 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
Woking - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £57,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Clydebank - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 - 1

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 78 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (62.00%) Windows
3 54 (54.00%) Active Directory
4 53 (53.00%) PowerShell
5 44 (44.00%) ITIL
6 41 (41.00%) SCCM
7 39 (39.00%) MS Exchange
8 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
9 35 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (35.00%) MS Excel
10 34 (34.00%) Finance
10 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (33.00%) Citrix
12 32 (32.00%) VMware
12 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (32.00%) Degree
13 29 (29.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 24 (24.00%) Software Distribution
15 22 (22.00%) Application Virtualisation
15 22 (22.00%) MS Office
15 22 (22.00%) Perl
15 22 (22.00%) Compatibility Testing
15 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
16 21 (21.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (21.00%) VMware ESX
16 21 (21.00%) VMware Workstation
16 21 (21.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 16 (16.00%) Service Management
17 16 (16.00%) Office 365
17 16 (16.00%) Windows Server

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (39.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (22.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) LAN
1 5 (5.00%) SAN
1 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.00%) VoIP
1 5 (5.00%) WAN
2 4 (4.00%) Intranet
2 4 (4.00%) NAS
3 3 (3.00%) DHCP
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.00%) 3G
4 2 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MSI
2 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Ant
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) GoCD
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.00%) Automotive
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 33 (33.00%) Analyst
3 26 (26.00%) Support Analyst
4 24 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (19.00%) Desktop Support
6 16 (16.00%) Architect
6 16 (16.00%) IT Support
7 15 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 13 (13.00%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (12.00%) Graduate
9 12 (12.00%) Graduate Support Engineer
9 12 (12.00%) Senior Support Analyst
10 10 (10.00%) IT Engineer
10 10 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) XML
1 7 (7.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (6.00%) RESTful
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Hedge funds
2 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.00%) User Experience
5 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.00%) iPad
6 5 (5.00%) iPhone
7 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.00%) Clustering
10 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.00%) Windows
2 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 35 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.00%) Linux
7 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Solaris
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) ITIL
2 24 (24.00%) Software Distribution
3 22 (22.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 22 (22.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 21 (21.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (21.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 16 (16.00%) Service Management
6 8 (8.00%) Change Management
6 8 (8.00%) SDLC
7 7 (7.00%) API Design
7 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.00%) OO
7 7 (7.00%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (7.00%) Project Management
7 7 (7.00%) UML
7 7 (7.00%) Use Case
8 6 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.00%) SOA
8 6 (6.00%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.00%) PowerShell
2 22 (22.00%) Perl
3 9 (9.00%) SQL
4 8 (8.00%) Python
5 6 (6.00%) C
5 6 (6.00%) C#
5 6 (6.00%) C++
5 6 (6.00%) Java
5 6 (6.00%) VBScript
6 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.00%) Korn
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (32.00%) Degree
2 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.00%) MCITP
4 6 (6.00%) MCTS
5 5 (5.00%) MCSA
6 4 (4.00%) CCA
6 4 (4.00%) CCAA
6 4 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCP
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (29.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (21.00%) VMware ESX
4 21 (21.00%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (4.00%) vSphere
6 4 (4.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.00%) Docker
8 1 (1.00%) Postfix
8 1 (1.00%) Squid
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.00%) vCloud
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (41.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) WSUS
3 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 2 (2.00%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (2.00%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.00%) logstash
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.00%) SCSM
5 1 (1.00%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.00%) Citrix
3 32 (32.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.00%) HP
5 5 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.00%) CommVault
6 4 (4.00%) DataCore
7 2 (2.00%) Apple
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) Siemens
7 2 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (1.00%) EMC
8 1 (1.00%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.00%) NetApp
8 1 (1.00%) Opsware
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) Sonatype
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: potentially higher
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago