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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Packaging
UK / England
Rank 774 902 851
Rank change year-on-year +128 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 63 27 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.028% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.072% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 23 69
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,300 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% -  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31925 37372 37581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.59% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27475 32507 32185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +114 55 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +74 5 £36,500 +14.06% 1
North West -11 2 £27,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 91 (85.05%) Active Directory
2 84 (78.50%) Windows
3 78 (72.90%) Microsoft
4 49 (45.79%) PowerShell
5 47 (43.93%) MS Office
6 44 (41.12%) VMware
7 42 (39.25%) MS Excel
8 40 (37.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (34.58%) MS Exchange
10 36 (33.64%) SCCM
11 34 (31.78%) Windows Server
11 34 (31.78%) ITIL
12 33 (30.84%) Internet
12 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
13 31 (28.97%) Degree
14 30 (28.04%) Workflow
15 29 (27.10%) VMware ESX
15 29 (27.10%) Microsoft App-V
15 29 (27.10%) SLA
16 24 (22.43%) Skype for Business
17 23 (21.50%) Hedge funds
17 23 (21.50%) Citrix
18 22 (20.56%) Apple
19 21 (19.63%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (19.63%) Disaster Recovery
19 21 (19.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
20 18 (16.82%) Asset Management
20 18 (16.82%) Twitter
21 17 (15.89%) Mac OS
21 17 (15.89%) MSI

Software Packaging
Top Related 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 37 (34.58%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.43%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.41%) IIS
3 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (43.93%) MS Office
2 42 (39.25%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.74%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.87%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.84%) Internet
2 6 (5.61%) 3G
2 6 (5.61%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) NAS
2 6 (5.61%) SAN
3 5 (4.67%) Skype
3 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.80%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) PPP
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) MSI
2 6 (5.61%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) GitLab
4 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Banking
2 2 (1.87%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (56.07%) Support Engineer
2 29 (27.10%) Active Directory Engineer
3 28 (26.17%) VMware Engineer
4 27 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (24.30%) Active Directory Support
5 26 (24.30%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 25 (23.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 25 (23.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (23.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (23.36%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (20.56%) Windows Support Engineer
8 20 (18.69%) VMware Support Engineer
8 20 (18.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (17.76%) Server Engineer
9 19 (17.76%) Windows Server Engineer
10 18 (16.82%) Infrastructure Support
10 18 (16.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (16.82%) Server Support
10 18 (16.82%) Windows Server Support
11 16 (14.95%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Velocity
2 1 (0.93%) Django
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) JSON
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Twisted
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Hedge funds
2 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.67%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (78.50%) Windows
2 34 (31.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
4 17 (15.89%) Mac OS
5 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
6 11 (10.28%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.87%) Linux
9 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) ITIL
2 30 (28.04%) Workflow
3 21 (19.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (19.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 18 (16.82%) Asset Management
5 15 (14.02%) Service Management
6 14 (13.08%) Line Management
7 13 (12.15%) ITSM
7 13 (12.15%) Software Asset Management
8 10 (9.35%) Software Distribution
9 9 (8.41%) Application Virtualisation
9 9 (8.41%) Compatibility Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.48%) Matrix Management
11 7 (6.54%) Migration
11 7 (6.54%) Statistics
12 6 (5.61%) Application Packaging
12 6 (5.61%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.61%) Patch Management
12 6 (5.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.74%) SQL
3 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.80%) Perl
3 3 (2.80%) Python
3 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.80%) VBA
4 2 (1.87%) Go
5 1 (0.93%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Degree
2 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (13.08%) MCP
3 14 (13.08%) MCSE
4 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.35%) MCSA
6 6 (5.61%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) CCA
8 1 (0.93%) CCAA
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (85.05%) Active Directory
2 40 (37.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (27.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (27.10%) VMware ESX
4 21 (19.63%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (7.48%) vSphere
6 4 (3.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.87%) Docker
9 1 (0.93%) XenApp
9 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (33.64%) SCCM
2 4 (3.74%) Sysprep
3 3 (2.80%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.87%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 2 (1.87%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 78 (72.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (41.12%) VMware
3 23 (21.50%) Citrix
4 22 (20.56%) Apple
5 18 (16.82%) Twitter
6 14 (13.08%) HP
7 11 (10.28%) Bomgar
8 6 (5.61%) AppSense
8 6 (5.61%) Dell
8 6 (5.61%) LANDesk
9 4 (3.74%) Adobe
10 2 (1.87%) Google
10 2 (1.87%) IronPort
10 2 (1.87%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.87%) Symantec
11 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.93%) CA
11 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.93%) CommVault
11 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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