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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 766 814 807
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 107 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 79 50
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -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 £41,500 £34,678
% change year-on-year
-22.89% +19.67%

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
39933 47189 44065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.91% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34187 40324 38302
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 £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 29 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 29 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 +47 103 £33,250 -5.00% 5
South East +50 49 £32,000 -47.96%
London +21 34 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Hampshire +29 28 £30,000 -
Andover - 28 £30,000 -
South West - 17 £33,000 - 1
Berkshire +16 9 £90,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire - 9 £33,000 -
Reading - 9 £90,000 -
Cheltenham - 9 £33,000 -
Staines - 7 £30,000 -
Surrey - 7 £30,000 -
Exeter - 5 - -
Devon - 5 - -
City of London +29 4 £50,000 -5.66%
West Sussex +11 4 £39,000 -18.75%
Crawley +2 3 £39,000 -18.75%
North West +6 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,750 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £60,000 -
Croydon - 1 £29,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £27,500 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 2

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 144 (80.45%) Microsoft
2 111 (62.01%) Windows
3 102 (56.98%) Active Directory
4 98 (54.75%) Citrix
5 96 (53.63%) ITIL
6 88 (49.16%) PowerShell
7 82 (45.81%) Finance
8 79 (44.13%) SCCM
9 77 (43.02%) MS Excel
10 63 (35.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (32.96%) VMware
11 59 (32.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 54 (30.17%) Windows 7
13 52 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (28.49%) Software Distribution
14 51 (28.49%) Linux
14 51 (28.49%) TCP/IP
15 49 (27.37%) DNS
15 49 (27.37%) Security Cleared
16 44 (24.58%) DHCP
16 44 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (24.58%) MCSE
17 43 (24.02%) Degree
18 40 (22.35%) Compatibility Testing
18 40 (22.35%) JSP
18 40 (22.35%) Cisco
19 39 (21.79%) Service Delivery
20 38 (21.23%) MS Exchange
21 37 (20.67%) Perl
21 37 (20.67%) SC Cleared

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 38 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.08%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 77 (43.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (18.99%) MS Office
3 14 (7.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.49%) TCP/IP
2 49 (27.37%) DNS
3 44 (24.58%) DHCP
4 21 (11.73%) VPN
5 14 (7.82%) SAN
5 14 (7.82%) NAS
6 3 (1.68%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.56%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.56%) QSIG
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.56%) Firewall
7 1 (0.56%) SSL
7 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.56%) ISDN
7 1 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (11.17%) MSI
2 12 (6.70%) InstallShield
3 8 (4.47%) JIRA
4 4 (2.23%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 82 (45.81%) Finance
2 25 (13.97%) Financial Institution
3 21 (11.73%) Retail
3 21 (11.73%) Legal
4 14 (7.82%) Billing
5 7 (3.91%) Games
6 6 (3.35%) Banking
7 5 (2.79%) Law
8 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.23%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.68%) Front Office
9 3 (1.68%) Back Office
9 3 (1.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (25.70%) Analyst
2 28 (15.64%) Support Analyst
3 27 (15.08%) Integration Engineer
4 25 (13.97%) IT Support
5 24 (13.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 22 (12.29%) Systems Engineer
6 22 (12.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 19 (10.61%) Support Specialist
8 18 (10.06%) Graduate
8 18 (10.06%) Technical Leader
8 18 (10.06%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
8 18 (10.06%) Graduate Support Analyst
9 14 (7.82%) Architect
9 14 (7.82%) Technical Architect
9 14 (7.82%) Wintel Specialist
9 14 (7.82%) Wintel Support
10 13 (7.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Support Engineer
12 11 (6.15%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.47%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.35%) JSP
2 6 (3.35%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.23%) WSH
4 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.68%) Ajax
4 3 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.68%) jQuery
4 3 (1.68%) HTML
4 3 (1.68%) .NET
4 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.44%) Management Information System
2 29 (16.20%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.97%) Hedge funds
4 21 (11.73%) Data Centre
5 19 (10.61%) Client/Server
6 14 (7.82%) Clustering
6 14 (7.82%) N-Tier
7 10 (5.59%) Replication
8 5 (2.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.68%) Equities
10 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 111 (62.01%) Windows
2 63 (35.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (30.17%) Windows 7
4 51 (28.49%) Linux
5 20 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.70%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.23%) Solaris
10 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.68%) Android
12 2 (1.12%) UNIX
12 2 (1.12%) Debian
12 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.63%) ITIL
2 51 (28.49%) Software Distribution
3 40 (22.35%) Compatibility Testing
4 39 (21.79%) Service Delivery
5 25 (13.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (12.29%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.06%) Line Management
7 18 (10.06%) Patch Management
7 18 (10.06%) Software Testing
7 18 (10.06%) Performance Management
8 17 (9.50%) Migration
8 17 (9.50%) Boundary Protection
9 14 (7.82%) Project Management
9 14 (7.82%) Validation
9 14 (7.82%) SOA
9 14 (7.82%) SABSA
9 14 (7.82%) TOGAF
9 14 (7.82%) DoDAF
9 14 (7.82%) Project Planning
9 14 (7.82%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.16%) PowerShell
2 37 (20.67%) Perl
3 20 (11.17%) SQL
4 12 (6.70%) VBScript
5 8 (4.47%) VB
6 5 (2.79%) Python
7 4 (2.23%) C
7 4 (2.23%) Java
7 4 (2.23%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.23%) Scala
7 4 (2.23%) Clojure
7 4 (2.23%) Haskell
7 4 (2.23%) Erlang
8 3 (1.68%) VB6
8 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.68%) C#
8 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (27.37%) Security Cleared
2 44 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (24.58%) MCSE
3 43 (24.02%) Degree
4 37 (20.67%) SC Cleared
5 31 (17.32%) DV Cleared
6 29 (16.20%) MCSA
7 24 (13.41%) MCITP
8 17 (9.50%) PhD
9 14 (7.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (7.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.59%) MCDST
10 10 (5.59%) MCP
11 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.79%) CCNA
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) COBIT
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (56.98%) Active Directory
2 59 (32.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 52 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (17.32%) VMware ESX
5 29 (16.20%) XenApp
6 25 (13.97%) VMware Workstation
7 20 (11.17%) Hyper-V
8 19 (10.61%) vSphere
8 19 (10.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 19 (10.61%) BitLocker
9 14 (7.82%) Terminal Services
9 14 (7.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (7.82%) vCloud
10 3 (1.68%) Docker
11 2 (1.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 79 (44.13%) SCCM
2 20 (11.17%) WSUS
3 14 (7.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (2.79%) AppDNA
4 5 (2.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.12%) Nagios
5 2 (1.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 144 (80.45%) Microsoft
2 98 (54.75%) Citrix
3 59 (32.96%) VMware
4 40 (22.35%) Cisco
5 30 (16.76%) HP
6 19 (10.61%) Remedy
6 19 (10.61%) Sophos
6 19 (10.61%) Oracle
6 19 (10.61%) Red Hat
7 15 (8.38%) Veritas
8 14 (7.82%) Juniper
9 11 (6.15%) SAP
9 11 (6.15%) Dell
10 10 (5.59%) ServiceNow
11 8 (4.47%) Atlassian
11 8 (4.47%) Altiris
12 5 (2.79%) Google
12 5 (2.79%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.79%) IBM
13 2 (1.12%) Avaya
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + c.100% bonus, + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago