Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Software Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Packaging over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1033 1109 1175
Rank change year-on-year +76 +66 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 126 76 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.042% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 110 63 87
England median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.79% -13.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,300 £31,700
90th Percentile £73,750 £41,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +21.43% -7.28% -5.63%

Software Packaging is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67521 69984 78648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.26% 39.05% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56525 61224 67832
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Software Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in England

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging in England.

Salary trend for Software Packaging in England

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Packaging in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in England

Software Packaging
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 78 £47,500 +25.00% 4
South West +12 27 £35,000 -
South East +8 8 £42,500 +32.81% 1
North of England +13 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Midlands - 6 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +37 5 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £20,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1
North West - 1 £42,500 - 1
Software Packaging
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 100 (79.37%) SCCM
2 97 (76.98%) PowerShell
3 91 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 87 (69.05%) Microsoft
5 79 (62.70%) Windows
6 71 (56.35%) Office 365
7 65 (51.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 60 (47.62%) Windows 7
9 59 (46.83%) Windows 10
10 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
11 51 (40.48%) Asset Management
11 51 (40.48%) Finance
12 47 (37.30%) Citrix
12 47 (37.30%) MSI
13 42 (33.33%) ITIL
14 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (32.54%) Task Automation
15 40 (31.75%) VMware
16 33 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (24.60%) SAN
18 30 (23.81%) HP
19 28 (22.22%) DNS
19 28 (22.22%) DHCP
19 28 (22.22%) NAS
19 28 (22.22%) vSphere
20 27 (21.43%) SQL
20 27 (21.43%) IIS
21 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
22 24 (19.05%) Virtual Desktop
22 24 (19.05%) Migration

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.43%) IIS
2 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.17%) nginx
6 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 71 (56.35%) Office 365
2 15 (11.90%) SaaS
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.60%) SAN
2 28 (22.22%) DHCP
2 28 (22.22%) DNS
2 28 (22.22%) NAS
3 22 (17.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.56%) PCoIP
5 6 (4.76%) LAN
5 6 (4.76%) Skype
6 5 (3.97%) WAN
7 3 (2.38%) Firewall
8 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.79%) VLAN
9 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.17%) KDB
5 4 (3.17%) Kdb+
5 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (37.30%) MSI
2 15 (11.90%) InstallShield
2 15 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.17%) webpack
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 51 (40.48%) Finance
2 18 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.35%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Desktop Support
2 38 (30.16%) Analyst
2 38 (30.16%) Desktop Engineer
3 31 (24.60%) 3rd Line Support
4 28 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
5 27 (21.43%) Support Engineer
6 26 (20.63%) Support Analyst
7 25 (19.84%) Infrastructure Support
7 25 (19.84%) VMware Engineer
8 24 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (18.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 23 (18.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 23 (18.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 22 (17.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 22 (17.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 17 (13.49%) Citrix Engineer
11 17 (13.49%) Citrix Support
11 17 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (13.49%) Office 365 Engineer
12 16 (12.70%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) .NET
1 5 (3.97%) JSON
1 5 (3.97%) REST
1 5 (3.97%) WinForms
1 5 (3.97%) WPF
1 5 (3.97%) XML
2 4 (3.17%) CSS
2 4 (3.17%) CSS3
2 4 (3.17%) Flask
2 4 (3.17%) HTML
2 4 (3.17%) HTML5
2 4 (3.17%) React
2 4 (3.17%) WebSockets
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 18 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.59%) Clustering
3 2 (1.59%) Fintech
3 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.79%) Life Science
4 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 60 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 59 (46.83%) Windows 10
4 55 (43.65%) Windows Server
5 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.17%) Linux
9 4 (3.17%) Unix
10 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.48%) Asset Management
2 42 (33.33%) ITIL
3 41 (32.54%) Task Automation
4 24 (19.05%) Migration
5 22 (17.46%) Software Distribution
6 21 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 21 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 21 (16.67%) Workload Management
7 20 (15.87%) Application Packaging
8 15 (11.90%) ETL
9 14 (11.11%) Patch Management
10 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.35%) Automated Trading
12 7 (5.56%) Change Management
13 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.76%) Line Management
13 6 (4.76%) Service Management
14 4 (3.17%) Cross-Browser Development
15 3 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 97 (76.98%) PowerShell
2 27 (21.43%) SQL
3 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 15 (11.90%) VBA
5 6 (4.76%) VBScript
6 5 (3.97%) C#
6 5 (3.97%) Python
6 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.17%) ES6
8 1 (0.79%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.35%) Degree
4 6 (4.76%) MCSE
5 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.38%) CCA
6 3 (2.38%) MCSA
7 2 (1.59%) CCAA
7 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.59%) MCITP
7 2 (1.59%) MCTS
8 1 (0.79%) ACTC
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) VCP4
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 65 (51.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 33 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (22.22%) vSphere
5 24 (19.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 23 (18.25%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.76%) BitLocker
9 5 (3.97%) XenApp
10 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 100 (79.37%) SCCM
2 13 (10.32%) SCOrch
3 9 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.56%) SCOM
5 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 47 (37.30%) Citrix
3 40 (31.75%) VMware
4 30 (23.81%) HP
5 18 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 18 (14.29%) FactSet
5 18 (14.29%) Reuters
6 9 (7.14%) Apple
7 5 (3.97%) DevExpress
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco
8 3 (2.38%) CommVault
8 3 (2.38%) EMC
8 3 (2.38%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.59%) DataCore
9 2 (1.59%) iManage
10 1 (0.79%) AppSense
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.79%) Palo Alto