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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 828 845 808
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 64 84 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.072% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 52
Average salary £37,750 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.20% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £40,000 £34,357
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.42%

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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £62,500 £65,000
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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 25 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 31 July 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 -3 60 £37,750 -5.62% 5
London +22 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South East +4 21 £32,000 -34.69%
Hampshire +10 10 £32,000 -
Andover - 10 £32,000 -
West Sussex +9 7 £39,000 -18.75%
Crawley -7 5 £39,000 -18.75%
South West -11 4 £38,000 +43.39%
Surrey - 4 £30,250 -
Staines - 4 £30,250 -
City of London +18 3 £47,500 +25.00%
Scotland +16 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands -9 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West -10 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £38,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow +12 1 £35,000 -
Bristol -14 1 £42,500 +60.37%
Derbyshire -16 1 £51,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £23,500 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 145 (83.82%) Microsoft
2 103 (59.54%) Windows
3 96 (55.49%) ITIL
4 95 (54.91%) Citrix
4 95 (54.91%) PowerShell
5 90 (52.02%) Active Directory
6 78 (45.09%) Finance
7 76 (43.93%) SCCM
8 68 (39.31%) MS Excel
9 60 (34.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 56 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (30.64%) Software Distribution
12 50 (28.90%) VMware
13 49 (28.32%) Security Cleared
14 48 (27.75%) Windows 7
14 48 (27.75%) Service Delivery
15 47 (27.17%) Linux
16 45 (26.01%) Degree
17 43 (24.86%) MCSE
17 43 (24.86%) DNS
17 43 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (24.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (23.70%) Compatibility Testing
19 41 (23.70%) JSP
20 40 (23.12%) Perl
20 40 (23.12%) SC Cleared
21 39 (22.54%) TCP/IP
22 38 (21.97%) DHCP
23 36 (20.81%) Management Information System
23 36 (20.81%) MS Office

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (20.81%) MS Exchange
2 30 (17.34%) SharePoint
3 21 (12.14%) IIS
4 3 (1.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) Drupal
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (39.31%) MS Excel
2 36 (20.81%) MS Office
3 15 (8.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.86%) DNS
2 39 (22.54%) TCP/IP
3 38 (21.97%) DHCP
4 16 (9.25%) SAN
5 15 (8.67%) NAS
5 15 (8.67%) VPN
6 2 (1.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.58%) SMTP
7 1 (0.58%) ISDN
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) PBX
7 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.58%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.58%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (10.40%) MSI
2 14 (8.09%) InstallShield
3 13 (7.51%) JIRA
4 8 (4.62%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.73%) Subversion
5 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.58%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 78 (45.09%) Finance
2 23 (13.29%) Legal
3 20 (11.56%) Financial Institution
4 17 (9.83%) Retail
5 15 (8.67%) Billing
6 6 (3.47%) Games
7 5 (2.89%) Law
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 2 (1.16%) Front Office
8 2 (1.16%) Back Office
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (21.39%) Analyst
2 23 (13.29%) Support Analyst
3 22 (12.72%) Technical Leader
4 21 (12.14%) Support Engineer
4 21 (12.14%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (11.56%) Integration Engineer
6 19 (10.98%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 18 (10.40%) IT Support
8 17 (9.83%) Architect
8 17 (9.83%) IT Support Analyst
9 16 (9.25%) Graduate
9 16 (9.25%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
9 16 (9.25%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 15 (8.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (8.67%) Technical Architect
11 14 (8.09%) Applications Support
12 13 (7.51%) Support Specialist
13 11 (6.36%) Applications Support Engineer
14 10 (5.78%) Windows Support Engineer
15 9 (5.20%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.70%) JSP
2 10 (5.78%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.81%) Management Information System
1 36 (20.81%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.45%) Hedge funds
3 16 (9.25%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.67%) Clustering
4 15 (8.67%) N-Tier
5 14 (8.09%) Client/Server
6 13 (7.51%) Replication
7 6 (3.47%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.16%) Equities
9 1 (0.58%) Life Science
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 103 (59.54%) Windows
2 56 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (27.75%) Windows 7
4 47 (27.17%) Linux
5 20 (11.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.36%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.31%) UNIX
10 3 (1.73%) Debian
10 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.16%) Android
11 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (55.49%) ITIL
2 53 (30.64%) Software Distribution
3 48 (27.75%) Service Delivery
4 41 (23.70%) Compatibility Testing
5 24 (13.87%) Performance Management
6 22 (12.72%) Software Testing
6 22 (12.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (12.72%) Line Management
6 22 (12.72%) Mentoring
7 21 (12.14%) Patch Management
8 16 (9.25%) Asset Management
8 16 (9.25%) Project Management
9 15 (8.67%) SOA
9 15 (8.67%) TOGAF
9 15 (8.67%) Validation
9 15 (8.67%) Migration
9 15 (8.67%) DoDAF
9 15 (8.67%) Project Planning
9 15 (8.67%) Business Development
9 15 (8.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 95 (54.91%) PowerShell
2 40 (23.12%) Perl
3 20 (11.56%) SQL
4 10 (5.78%) VB
5 6 (3.47%) Python
5 6 (3.47%) VBScript
6 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.73%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) R
7 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.58%) C
7 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (28.32%) Security Cleared
2 45 (26.01%) Degree
3 43 (24.86%) MCSE
3 43 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (23.12%) SC Cleared
5 32 (18.50%) DV Cleared
6 28 (16.18%) MCITP
7 27 (15.61%) MCSA
8 15 (8.67%) PhD
8 15 (8.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (8.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (7.51%) MCDST
9 13 (7.51%) MCP
10 1 (0.58%) CCNP
10 1 (0.58%) CCNA
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) COBIT
2 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 90 (52.02%) Active Directory
2 60 (34.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 42 (24.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (13.29%) XenApp
5 22 (12.72%) VMware ESX
5 22 (12.72%) VMware Workstation
6 17 (9.83%) Hyper-V
7 16 (9.25%) vSphere
8 15 (8.67%) vCloud
8 15 (8.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (8.67%) Terminal Services
9 14 (8.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 14 (8.09%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.73%) KVM
10 3 (1.73%) Docker
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 76 (43.93%) SCCM
2 24 (13.87%) WSUS
3 15 (8.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (1.73%) Puppet
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (1.73%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 145 (83.82%) Microsoft
2 95 (54.91%) Citrix
3 50 (28.90%) VMware
4 35 (20.23%) Cisco
5 28 (16.18%) HP
6 20 (11.56%) Red Hat
7 16 (9.25%) Oracle
8 15 (8.67%) Juniper
8 15 (8.67%) Veritas
9 14 (8.09%) Remedy
9 14 (8.09%) Sophos
9 14 (8.09%) SAP
10 13 (7.51%) Dell
10 13 (7.51%) ServiceNow
11 12 (6.94%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.47%) Altiris
13 5 (2.89%) IBM
13 5 (2.89%) Google
14 4 (2.31%) MobileIron
15 2 (1.16%) Computacenter
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