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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 844 791 808
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 61 82 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.077% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
42972 42310 47427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.67% 39.74% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36133 36763 41645
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -40 61 £40,000 +14.28% 6
London -13 33 £53,500 +33.75% 2
South East -11 15 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Berkshire +5 13 £37,000 +12.12% 2
Newbury - 11 £37,500 -
City of London +14 6 £53,500 +72.58%
West Midlands -17 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West - 5 £26,500 -
Bristol - 5 £26,500 -
Solihull - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands -13 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey -11 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Reading -14 1 £34,500 +4.54% 1

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 119 (70.41%) Windows
2 116 (68.64%) Microsoft
3 80 (47.34%) Finance
4 68 (40.24%) Active Directory
5 62 (36.69%) SQL Server
6 60 (35.50%) VMware
6 60 (35.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (33.73%) Linux
7 57 (33.73%) Windows 7
8 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
9 51 (30.18%) Degree
10 49 (28.99%) MS Exchange
11 48 (28.40%) SQL
11 48 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (28.40%) PowerShell
12 44 (26.04%) TCP/IP
13 43 (25.44%) MS Office
13 43 (25.44%) SCCM
14 40 (23.67%) VMware ESX
14 40 (23.67%) IIS
15 39 (23.08%) Perl
16 37 (21.89%) MCSE
16 37 (21.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (20.71%) .NET
18 31 (18.34%) HP
18 31 (18.34%) VMware Workstation
19 30 (17.75%) Oracle
20 28 (16.57%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (15.38%) ITIL

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 40 (23.67%) IIS
3 19 (11.24%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.51%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.51%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.73%) Lync
6 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.37%) WorkSite
7 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.59%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
2 43 (25.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.04%) TCP/IP
2 25 (14.79%) DNS
3 20 (11.83%) DHCP
4 17 (10.06%) HTTP
5 15 (8.88%) SAN
5 15 (8.88%) NAS
6 12 (7.10%) Internet
7 11 (6.51%) LDAP
8 8 (4.73%) VoIP
9 5 (2.96%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.37%) Firewall
10 4 (2.37%) Wireless
11 3 (1.78%) SSL
11 3 (1.78%) VPN
12 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.18%) DSL
12 2 (1.18%) Intranet
13 1 (0.59%) VLAN
13 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (6.51%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.55%) MySQL
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) MSI
2 18 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.28%) InstallShield
3 14 (8.28%) Subversion
4 11 (6.51%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (6.51%) WiX
4 11 (6.51%) MSBuild
5 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.73%) CruiseControl
6 6 (3.55%) NUnit
7 2 (1.18%) Maven
7 2 (1.18%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) FishEye
8 1 (0.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 80 (47.34%) Finance
2 22 (13.02%) Financial Institution
3 20 (11.83%) Banking
4 12 (7.10%) Legal
5 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.33%) Advertising
6 9 (5.33%) Retail
7 8 (4.73%) Law
8 4 (2.37%) Back Office
8 4 (2.37%) French Language
9 2 (1.18%) Military
9 2 (1.18%) Billing
9 2 (1.18%) Electronics
9 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.59%) Games
10 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (38.46%) Analyst
2 43 (25.44%) Support Analyst
3 37 (21.89%) IT Support
4 28 (16.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 22 (13.02%) Graduate
6 16 (9.47%) Applications Packager
6 16 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (9.47%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 16 (9.47%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 13 (7.69%) Release Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Build Manager
8 11 (6.51%) Systems Support
8 11 (6.51%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (6.51%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Architect
9 10 (5.92%) Applications Support
10 9 (5.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.71%) .NET
2 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.83%) Application Packaging
4 18 (10.65%) XML
5 11 (6.51%) CSS
5 11 (6.51%) HTML
5 11 (6.51%) jQuery
5 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (6.51%) Ajax
5 11 (6.51%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.96%) LAMP
6 5 (2.96%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.59%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (12.43%) Hedge funds
4 15 (8.88%) Clustering
5 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.55%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.55%) iPhone
7 5 (2.96%) CMDB
7 5 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.59%) VLE
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) BBC
9 1 (0.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 119 (70.41%) Windows
2 60 (35.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (33.73%) Windows 7
3 57 (33.73%) Linux
4 24 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (11.24%) UNIX
5 19 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.88%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.10%) Mac OS X
9 7 (4.14%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.55%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (2.96%) Debian
12 2 (1.18%) Android
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (15.38%) ITIL
4 23 (13.61%) Change Control
5 22 (13.02%) Configuration Management
6 21 (12.43%) Release Management
7 19 (11.24%) Load Balancing
8 16 (9.47%) OO
9 14 (8.28%) Migration
10 13 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 13 (7.69%) Web Development
10 13 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.51%) OOP
12 10 (5.92%) Change Management
13 8 (4.73%) Validation
13 8 (4.73%) TDD
13 8 (4.73%) Project Planning
14 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (4.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.40%) SQL
1 48 (28.40%) PowerShell
2 39 (23.08%) Perl
3 23 (13.61%) C#
3 23 (13.61%) T-SQL
4 22 (13.02%) Python
5 15 (8.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.10%) VB
7 11 (6.51%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.51%) VB6
8 7 (4.14%) Ruby
8 7 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.96%) VBScript
9 5 (2.96%) PHP
10 4 (2.37%) VBA
11 3 (1.78%) C++
12 2 (1.18%) Java
13 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (30.18%) Degree
2 37 (21.89%) MCSE
2 37 (21.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (12.43%) PhD
4 11 (6.51%) MCDBA
4 11 (6.51%) MCITP
5 9 (5.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.37%) CCNA
6 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 68 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 48 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (23.67%) VMware ESX
4 31 (18.34%) VMware Workstation
5 20 (11.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.33%) Terminal Services
7 9 (5.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (4.73%) vSphere
9 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.78%) XenApp
10 2 (1.18%) XenServer
11 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (25.44%) SCCM
2 9 (5.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (4.73%) SCOM
4 5 (2.96%) WSUS
4 5 (2.96%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.78%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.59%) Nagios
7 1 (0.59%) AppManager
7 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.59%) Opsview
Vendors
1 116 (68.64%) Microsoft
2 60 (35.50%) VMware
3 31 (18.34%) HP
4 30 (17.75%) Oracle
5 19 (11.24%) Cisco
6 18 (10.65%) Citrix
7 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.10%) Veritas
9 11 (6.51%) Sybase
10 10 (5.92%) LANDesk
11 9 (5.33%) Juniper
12 8 (4.73%) Apple
12 8 (4.73%) Remedy
13 6 (3.55%) Intel
13 6 (3.55%) Adobe
14 5 (2.96%) SAP
14 5 (2.96%) IBM
15 4 (2.37%) BMC
15 4 (2.37%) Toshiba
15 4 (2.37%) Symantec
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