The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 195 171 186
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 26 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.91% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 12
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2029 2044 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.66% 36.88% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 1821 1730
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the West Midlands region.

Application Packaging Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Application Packaging Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Staffordshire 0 11 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Shropshire - 8 - -
Coventry -7 7 £37,500 -20.21%
Birmingham -2 3 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Solihull -9 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Application 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 Application Packaging.

1 21 (65.63%) Windows
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Citrix
3 18 (56.25%) SCCM
4 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
4 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (40.63%) XenDesktop
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (34.38%) Software Packaging
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 10 (31.25%) MSI
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) AdminStudio
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (28.13%) MCSE
9 9 (28.13%) VBScript
9 9 (28.13%) VB
9 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
9 9 (28.13%) AppDNA
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (25.00%) XenApp
10 8 (25.00%) Change Control
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) InstallShield
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco
11 7 (21.88%) SharePoint

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Application 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 Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.38%) NAS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MSI
2 9 (28.13%) AdminStudio
3 8 (25.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Release Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Applications Packager
3 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Packager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Release Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Change Control
2 6 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) VBScript
3 9 (28.13%) VB
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (28.13%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) CCEE
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 4 (12.50%) CCA
4 3 (9.38%) MCTS
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.25%) CCAA
6 1 (3.13%) CCIA
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) CCEA
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) XenDesktop
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (25.00%) XenApp
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) AppDNA
3 3 (9.38%) XenMobile
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) Remedy
6 3 (9.38%) AppSense
6 3 (9.38%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Dell