The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 438 421
Rank change year-on-year +48 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 6 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.051% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.13% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 35
Median salary £36,500 £32,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.06% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5953 7415 7788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.71% 38.08% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 6629 6762
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Packaging in the South East

Software Packaging
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Surrey +57 6 £36,500 -18.88%
Software Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 23 (95.83%) ITIL
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Citrix
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (50.00%) MS Office
5 12 (50.00%) MCSE
5 12 (50.00%) MCP
5 12 (50.00%) SLA
6 10 (41.67%) MCSA
6 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 9 (37.50%) SCCM
7 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) Software Distribution
7 9 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (25.00%) 3G
10 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (25.00%) Dell
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) 3G
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 8 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support
8 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
9 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (20.83%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 9 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Software Distribution
3 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.83%) Information Management
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Capital Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Catastrophe Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (50.00%) MCP
2 12 (50.00%) MCSE
3 10 (41.67%) MCSA
4 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) CCA
8 2 (8.33%) CCAA
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (8.33%) MCITP
8 2 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Sysprep
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Citrix
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Dell
3 6 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) CommVault
5 2 (8.33%) DataCore