The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 760 829 815
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 112 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.080% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 94 69 44
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,357
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%

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
41527 47368 44437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 40.01% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35388 40174 38705
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,925
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 108 £33,000 -5.71% 11
South East +64 56 £30,000 -51.21% 1
London -20 30 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Andover - 29 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 29 £30,000 -
South West - 21 £33,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 13 £33,000 -
Reading - 13 £90,000 -
Berkshire - 13 £90,000 -
Gloucestershire - 13 £33,000 -
Staines - 10 £30,000 -
Surrey - 10 £30,000 -
Exeter - 5 - -
Devon - 5 - -
City of London +25 3 £52,500 -0.94%
West Sussex +10 2 £38,250 -20.31% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £37,750 - 1
Crawley -9 1 £39,000 -18.75% 1
Croydon - 1 £29,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £60,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £33,914 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £60,000 - 2
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £33,914 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 3

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Software Packaging also 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 that cited Software Packaging.

1 143 (81.71%) Microsoft
2 108 (61.71%) Windows
3 103 (58.86%) Active Directory
4 95 (54.29%) Citrix
5 94 (53.71%) ITIL
6 82 (46.86%) MS Excel
6 82 (46.86%) Finance
7 78 (44.57%) PowerShell
8 72 (41.14%) SCCM
9 61 (34.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (34.29%) VMware
11 56 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 55 (31.43%) TCP/IP
13 54 (30.86%) Windows 7
14 53 (30.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 53 (30.29%) Linux
15 52 (29.71%) DNS
16 48 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (27.43%) MCSE
17 47 (26.86%) DHCP
17 47 (26.86%) Software Distribution
18 46 (26.29%) Security Cleared
19 43 (24.57%) Cisco
19 43 (24.57%) Degree
20 37 (21.14%) Compatibility Testing
20 37 (21.14%) JSP
20 37 (21.14%) MS Office
21 36 (20.57%) SC Cleared
22 35 (20.00%) MCSA
22 35 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Software Packaging also 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 that cited Software Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 17 (9.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) Drupal
4 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 82 (46.86%) MS Excel
2 37 (21.14%) MS Office
3 12 (6.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 52 (29.71%) DNS
3 47 (26.86%) DHCP
4 26 (14.86%) VPN
5 12 (6.86%) SAN
5 12 (6.86%) NAS
6 3 (1.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.57%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.57%) QSIG
7 1 (0.57%) Firewall
7 1 (0.57%) Wireless
7 1 (0.57%) SSL
7 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.57%) ISDN
7 1 (0.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) MSI
2 9 (5.14%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.71%) JIRA
3 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 82 (46.86%) Finance
2 27 (15.43%) Financial Institution
3 19 (10.86%) Legal
4 17 (9.71%) Retail
5 12 (6.86%) Billing
6 7 (4.00%) Games
7 5 (2.86%) Law
8 4 (2.29%) Banking
8 4 (2.29%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.71%) Advertising
9 3 (1.71%) Front Office
9 3 (1.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (26.29%) Analyst
2 28 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
2 28 (16.00%) IT Support
3 27 (15.43%) Support Analyst
3 27 (15.43%) IT Support Analyst
4 23 (13.14%) Support Specialist
5 22 (12.57%) Systems Engineer
5 22 (12.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 19 (10.86%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 19 (10.86%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 19 (10.86%) Graduate
7 17 (9.71%) Wintel Support
7 17 (9.71%) Wintel Specialist
8 15 (8.57%) Technical Leader
9 13 (7.43%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (6.86%) Architect
10 12 (6.86%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.71%) Support Engineer
12 9 (5.14%) Administrator
13 8 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.14%) JSP
2 5 (2.86%) WSH
2 5 (2.86%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.71%) jQuery
3 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (1.71%) HTML
3 3 (1.71%) .NET
3 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.71%) CSS
3 3 (1.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Management Information System
2 25 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.71%) Client/Server
4 23 (13.14%) Hedge funds
5 12 (6.86%) N-Tier
5 12 (6.86%) Clustering
6 10 (5.71%) Replication
7 9 (5.14%) Open Source
8 5 (2.86%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.71%) Equities
10 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 108 (61.71%) Windows
2 61 (34.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (30.86%) Windows 7
4 53 (30.29%) Linux
5 19 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.29%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.43%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.29%) Solaris
10 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.71%) Android
12 2 (1.14%) UNIX
12 2 (1.14%) Debian
12 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (53.71%) ITIL
2 47 (26.86%) Software Distribution
3 37 (21.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 32 (18.29%) Service Delivery
5 27 (15.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.29%) Boundary Protection
8 15 (8.57%) Line Management
8 15 (8.57%) Migration
8 15 (8.57%) Software Testing
8 15 (8.57%) Performance Management
9 13 (7.43%) Asset Management
10 12 (6.86%) TOGAF
10 12 (6.86%) DoDAF
10 12 (6.86%) Project Planning
10 12 (6.86%) Business Development
10 12 (6.86%) Load Balancing
10 12 (6.86%) Validation
10 12 (6.86%) SOA
10 12 (6.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (44.57%) PowerShell
2 34 (19.43%) Perl
3 16 (9.14%) SQL
4 9 (5.14%) VBScript
5 6 (3.43%) VB
5 6 (3.43%) Python
6 4 (2.29%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.29%) Scala
6 4 (2.29%) Clojure
6 4 (2.29%) Haskell
6 4 (2.29%) Erlang
6 4 (2.29%) C
6 4 (2.29%) Java
7 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.71%) C#
7 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.71%) VB6
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (27.43%) MCSE
1 48 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (26.29%) Security Cleared
3 43 (24.57%) Degree
4 36 (20.57%) SC Cleared
5 35 (20.00%) MCSA
6 30 (17.14%) DV Cleared
7 22 (12.57%) MCITP
8 18 (10.29%) PhD
9 12 (6.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.71%) MCDST
10 10 (5.71%) MCP
11 6 (3.43%) CCNA
11 6 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) COBIT
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 103 (58.86%) Active Directory
2 56 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 53 (30.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (19.43%) XenApp
5 33 (18.86%) VMware ESX
6 27 (15.43%) VMware Workstation
7 25 (14.29%) BitLocker
8 24 (13.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 19 (10.86%) Hyper-V
10 17 (9.71%) vSphere
11 12 (6.86%) vCloud
11 12 (6.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (6.86%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.29%) Docker
13 2 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 72 (41.14%) SCCM
2 14 (8.00%) WSUS
3 12 (6.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (3.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (3.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.86%) AppDNA
6 2 (1.14%) Puppet
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 143 (81.71%) Microsoft
2 95 (54.29%) Citrix
3 60 (34.29%) VMware
4 43 (24.57%) Cisco
5 24 (13.71%) HP
5 24 (13.71%) Remedy
5 24 (13.71%) Sophos
6 18 (10.29%) Oracle
7 17 (9.71%) Red Hat
8 13 (7.43%) Veritas
9 12 (6.86%) Juniper
10 10 (5.71%) ServiceNow
11 8 (4.57%) Altiris
12 6 (3.43%) SAP
12 6 (3.43%) Dell
13 5 (2.86%) IBM
13 5 (2.86%) Google
13 5 (2.86%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.71%) Atlassian
15 2 (1.14%) Computacenter
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £37000 - £41000 Per Annum To £41k + On call + Bonus + E
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
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Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
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London
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Salary: c£85,000
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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