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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 834 782 813
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +31
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 62 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.080% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 76
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,900 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,528
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.60%

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
42759 42091 46176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.51% 39.72% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36020 36508 40420
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 15 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 2 October 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 -31 62 £40,750 +16.42% 3
London -41 35 £53,500 +33.75% 2
South East -1 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +8 14 £37,250 +12.87% 1
Newbury - 12 £37,500 -
West Midlands -18 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Solihull - 6 £37,500 -
City of London 0 5 £53,500 +72.58%
South West - 5 £26,500 -
Bristol - 5 £26,500 -
Reading -6 1 £34,500 +4.54% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £42,500 -
Surrey -19 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 116 (70.30%) Windows
2 112 (67.88%) Microsoft
3 80 (48.48%) Finance
4 61 (36.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (36.97%) Active Directory
5 59 (35.76%) SQL Server
6 58 (35.15%) VMware
7 57 (34.55%) Linux
8 56 (33.94%) Windows 7
9 50 (30.30%) Degree
9 50 (30.30%) MS Excel
10 48 (29.09%) MS Exchange
11 45 (27.27%) SQL
11 45 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (26.06%) TCP/IP
13 42 (25.45%) PowerShell
14 40 (24.24%) IIS
14 40 (24.24%) MS Office
14 40 (24.24%) VMware ESX
15 39 (23.64%) SCCM
15 39 (23.64%) Perl
16 37 (22.42%) MCSE
16 37 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 34 (20.61%) .NET
18 31 (18.79%) VMware Workstation
19 30 (18.18%) Oracle
20 28 (16.97%) HP
20 28 (16.97%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (15.15%) DNS

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 48 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 40 (24.24%) IIS
3 19 (11.52%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.45%) Lync
7 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.61%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 40 (24.24%) MS Office
3 6 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.06%) TCP/IP
2 25 (15.15%) DNS
3 19 (11.52%) DHCP
4 17 (10.30%) HTTP
5 15 (9.09%) SAN
5 15 (9.09%) NAS
6 12 (7.27%) Internet
7 10 (6.06%) LDAP
8 8 (4.85%) VoIP
9 6 (3.64%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.42%) Firewall
10 4 (2.42%) Wireless
11 3 (1.82%) SSL
11 3 (1.82%) VPN
12 2 (1.21%) DSL
12 2 (1.21%) Intranet
13 1 (0.61%) VLAN
13 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (35.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.64%) MySQL
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MSI
2 18 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.48%) Subversion
4 11 (6.67%) InstallShield
4 11 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (6.67%) WiX
4 11 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.85%) CruiseControl
6 6 (3.64%) NUnit
7 2 (1.21%) Maven
7 2 (1.21%) JIRA
7 2 (1.21%) FishEye
8 1 (0.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 80 (48.48%) Finance
2 23 (13.94%) Financial Institution
3 20 (12.12%) Banking
4 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.06%) Legal
6 9 (5.45%) Advertising
6 9 (5.45%) Retail
7 5 (3.03%) French Language
7 5 (3.03%) Law
8 2 (1.21%) Electronics
8 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.21%) Military
8 2 (1.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (36.97%) Analyst
2 41 (24.85%) Support Analyst
3 36 (21.82%) IT Support
4 28 (16.97%) IT Support Analyst
5 21 (12.73%) Graduate
6 18 (10.91%) Applications Packager
7 15 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (9.09%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 13 (7.88%) Release Engineer
9 11 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Build Manager
9 11 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Architect
10 10 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) Applications Support
10 10 (6.06%) Systems Support
11 9 (5.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) .NET
2 22 (13.33%) Application Packaging
3 21 (12.73%) ASP.NET
4 18 (10.91%) XML
5 11 (6.67%) CSS
5 11 (6.67%) HTML
5 11 (6.67%) Ajax
5 11 (6.67%) jQuery
5 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.03%) LAMP
7 5 (3.03%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 22 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.12%) Hedge funds
3 15 (9.09%) Clustering
4 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.64%) iPhone
6 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.03%) CMDB
6 5 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.21%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 116 (70.30%) Windows
2 61 (36.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (34.55%) Linux
4 56 (33.94%) Windows 7
5 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (12.12%) UNIX
6 20 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.27%) Windows 8
9 11 (6.67%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.64%) Mac OS X Server
12 5 (3.03%) Debian
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (13.94%) Change Control
4 22 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 22 (13.33%) ITIL
5 19 (11.52%) Release Management
6 18 (10.91%) Load Balancing
7 16 (9.70%) OO
8 14 (8.48%) Migration
9 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
9 13 (7.88%) Web Development
10 12 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.67%) OOP
12 9 (5.45%) Change Management
13 8 (4.85%) Validation
13 8 (4.85%) TDD
13 8 (4.85%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (4.24%) Software Deployment
14 7 (4.24%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.27%) SQL
2 42 (25.45%) PowerShell
3 39 (23.64%) Perl
4 22 (13.33%) C#
4 22 (13.33%) Python
5 19 (11.52%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.27%) VB
6 12 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.67%) VB6
7 11 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.24%) Ruby
8 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.03%) VBScript
9 5 (3.03%) PHP
10 3 (1.82%) C++
11 2 (1.21%) Java
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) Degree
2 37 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (22.42%) MCSE
3 20 (12.12%) PhD
4 11 (6.67%) MCITP
5 10 (6.06%) MCDBA
6 9 (5.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.03%) CCNA
7 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (36.97%) Active Directory
2 45 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (24.24%) VMware ESX
4 31 (18.79%) VMware Workstation
5 20 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (8.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 9 (5.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (4.85%) vSphere
9 1 (0.61%) KVM
9 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.61%) XenApp
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (23.64%) SCCM
2 9 (5.45%) SCOM
2 9 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (3.64%) SCDPM
4 5 (3.03%) Casper Suite
5 4 (2.42%) WSUS
6 3 (1.82%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) AppManager
8 1 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 112 (67.88%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.15%) VMware
3 30 (18.18%) Oracle
4 28 (16.97%) HP
5 19 (11.52%) Cisco
5 19 (11.52%) Citrix
6 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.27%) Veritas
7 12 (7.27%) LANDesk
8 10 (6.06%) Sybase
9 9 (5.45%) Juniper
10 6 (3.64%) Intel
10 6 (3.64%) Apple
10 6 (3.64%) Adobe
10 6 (3.64%) Remedy
11 5 (3.03%) SAP
11 5 (3.03%) IBM
12 4 (2.42%) Symantec
13 3 (1.82%) Toshiba
14 2 (1.21%) Kofax
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