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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 895 873 888
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 40 64 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £71,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -32.63%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 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
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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 -6 37 £40,000 +14.28% 4
London +9 29 £40,000 - 2
City of London - 7 £34,500 -
Manchester - 4 £22,500 -
North West - 4 £22,500 -
South East +1 3 £30,500 -4.68% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
Erskine - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +17 2 £30,500 +1.66% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £30,500 - 1
West Midlands -16 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Brighton - 1 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 64 (75.29%) Windows
2 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 52 (61.18%) Active Directory
4 51 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 45 (52.94%) VMware
6 41 (48.24%) Finance
6 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
6 41 (48.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (42.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (42.35%) MS Exchange
8 34 (40.00%) Perl
9 32 (37.65%) Windows 7
9 32 (37.65%) Windows Server
10 27 (31.76%) SQL
10 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
11 26 (30.59%) MS Office
12 25 (29.41%) VMware ESX
12 25 (29.41%) VMware Workstation
13 24 (28.24%) Degree
13 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (27.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
16 19 (22.35%) IIS
16 19 (22.35%) Linux
17 18 (21.18%) .NET
18 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
18 17 (20.00%) HP
18 17 (20.00%) WSUS
19 16 (18.82%) SCCM
20 15 (17.65%) Citrix

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (42.35%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.35%) IIS
3 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (30.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.71%) IaaS
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.12%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) LAN
3 11 (12.94%) SAN
3 11 (12.94%) WAN
4 10 (11.76%) Firewall
5 8 (9.41%) DHCP
5 8 (9.41%) Internet
6 5 (5.88%) VLAN
6 5 (5.88%) VPN
7 4 (4.71%) HTTP
7 4 (4.71%) LDAP
7 4 (4.71%) NAS
8 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.53%) InfiniBand
8 3 (3.53%) Multicast
8 3 (3.53%) Network Security
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.18%) HSRP
9 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) KDB
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) InstallShield
2 9 (10.59%) MSI
3 7 (8.24%) JIRA
4 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (48.24%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 14 (16.47%) Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Law
5 3 (3.53%) Front Office
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Analyst
2 29 (34.12%) Support Analyst
3 20 (23.53%) IT Analyst
3 20 (23.53%) IT Support
3 20 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 18 (21.18%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Applications Support
6 9 (10.59%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Qualitative Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Quantitative Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Systems Support
9 6 (7.06%) Systems Support Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.88%) Server Support
10 5 (5.88%) Software Deployment Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) .NET
2 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.06%) Web Services
4 4 (4.71%) Middleware
4 4 (4.71%) RESTful
5 3 (3.53%) JMS
5 3 (3.53%) Rendezvous
5 3 (3.53%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (3.53%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.29%) Hedge funds
3 9 (10.59%) Clustering
4 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) User Experience
6 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.53%) Replication
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (75.29%) Windows
2 41 (48.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (37.65%) Windows 7
3 32 (37.65%) Windows Server
4 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (22.35%) Linux
6 7 (8.24%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.06%) Unix
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.35%) Solaris
9 2 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.18%) CentOS
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (16.47%) ITIL
3 13 (15.29%) SDLC
3 13 (15.29%) Service Management
4 11 (12.94%) Boundary Protection
5 10 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (10.59%) Software Deployment
7 8 (9.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (9.41%) Security Patching
8 6 (7.06%) Application Packaging
8 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) Quantitative Trading
8 6 (7.06%) Software Distribution
9 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 34 (40.00%) Perl
3 27 (31.76%) SQL
4 5 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.53%) Java
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) Korn
6 2 (2.35%) Python
6 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Degree
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.94%) PhD
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) CCNA
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.06%) MCSE
6 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.88%) MCP
7 2 (2.35%) CCAA
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
7 2 (2.35%) MCTS
7 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.18%) CCNP
8 1 (1.18%) EMC Certification
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (61.18%) Active Directory
2 36 (42.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 25 (29.41%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.71%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.53%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.53%) vSphere
7 3 (3.53%) XenApp
8 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.35%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.18%) GlusterFS
9 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) WSUS
2 16 (18.82%) SCCM
3 8 (9.41%) SCOrch
4 5 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.71%) Casper Suite
5 4 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.71%) SCOM
5 4 (4.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (4.71%) ThinApp
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Intune
6 3 (3.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.53%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.53%) Sysprep
6 3 (3.53%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.18%) Puppet
7 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 45 (52.94%) VMware
3 17 (20.00%) HP
4 15 (17.65%) Citrix
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco
6 10 (11.76%) Dell
7 7 (8.24%) Atlassian
7 7 (8.24%) SAP
8 6 (7.06%) LANDesk
9 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.88%) Intel Security
9 5 (5.88%) Lumension
9 5 (5.88%) Mitel
9 5 (5.88%) Oracle
9 5 (5.88%) Sybase
10 4 (4.71%) Apple
10 4 (4.71%) Becrypt
10 4 (4.71%) Sophos
10 4 (4.71%) Symantec
10 4 (4.71%) Wyse
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