The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 187 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 24 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.73% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 4
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
Application Packaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1973 1924 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.72% 34.86% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1714 1668
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Coventry +2 7 £37,500 -28.57%
Staffordshire -5 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Birmingham - 4 £62,500 -
Solihull - 4 £42,500 -
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 22 (62.86%) Citrix
4 19 (54.29%) SCCM
5 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
6 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
7 16 (45.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (42.86%) XenDesktop
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (34.29%) AppDNA
9 12 (34.29%) AdminStudio
9 12 (34.29%) VBScript
9 12 (34.29%) VB
10 11 (31.43%) MSI
10 11 (31.43%) InstallShield
10 11 (31.43%) VMware
10 11 (31.43%) NetScaler
10 11 (31.43%) Software Packaging
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (28.57%) SQL
11 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 10 (28.57%) MCSE
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.86%) Compatibility Testing
12 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
12 8 (22.86%) XenApp
12 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
12 8 (22.86%) Change Control
13 7 (20.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Lync
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) NetScaler
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) AdminStudio
2 11 (31.43%) MSI
2 11 (31.43%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Release Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Applications Packager
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Project Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Packager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Compatibility Testing
1 8 (22.86%) Change Control
2 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (34.29%) VBScript
2 12 (34.29%) VB
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) MCSE
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCSA
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCEE
3 4 (11.43%) CCA
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.57%) MCTS
4 3 (8.57%) MCITP
4 3 (8.57%) CCAA
5 2 (5.71%) CCIA
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) CCEA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 8 (22.86%) XenApp
5 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) SCCM
2 12 (34.29%) AppDNA
3 3 (8.57%) XenMobile
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Citrix
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) Remedy
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) IBM