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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 212 202 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 6 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -44.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £30,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.84%
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
1944 1949 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 37.15% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1732 1864
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(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
Birmingham -13 3 £34,000 +13.33%
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry -8 1 £45,000 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) Citrix
3 18 (60.00%) SCCM
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (56.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 16 (53.33%) XenDesktop
6 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (46.67%) VMware
7 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
8 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 12 (40.00%) NetScaler
9 11 (36.67%) AppDNA
9 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
9 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
9 11 (36.67%) MCSE
9 11 (36.67%) VBScript
9 11 (36.67%) VB
9 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (36.67%) MSI
9 11 (36.67%) AdminStudio
10 10 (33.33%) InstallShield
10 10 (33.33%) XenApp
11 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (23.33%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
12 7 (23.33%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MSI
1 11 (36.67%) AdminStudio
2 10 (33.33%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Project Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Release Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) VBScript
1 11 (36.67%) VB
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) MCSE
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCEE
3 6 (20.00%) MCSA
4 5 (16.67%) CCA
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (16.67%) MCTS
4 5 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) CCAA
5 2 (6.67%) CCIA
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (53.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (33.33%) XenApp
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) SCCM
2 11 (36.67%) AppDNA
3 5 (16.67%) XenMobile
4 3 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) Citrix
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) AppSense
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus