Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Application Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Application Packaging over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Packaging
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 909 917 1069
Rank change year-on-year +8 +152 -111
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 273 249 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 194 181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,650 £32,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £59,625 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +36.99% -8.75% -

Application Packaging is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157,838 154,521 180,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 126,822 126,656 150,189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Application Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in the UK

Application Packaging
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Application Packaging in the UK

Application Packaging
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Application Packaging in the UK

Application Packaging
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
England -54 215 £50,000 +11.11% 24
UK excluding London +14 129 £50,000 +36.99% 16
London -76 86 £52,500 +5.00% 9
South West +29 62 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +18 25 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Midlands +24 24 £46,250 +32.14%
North of England -2 24 £43,000 +22.86% 1
North West +11 23 £43,000 +22.86% 1
South East -15 8 £37,500 +1.35% 7
East of England -32 6 £44,250 +18.00% 2
Scotland -37 4 £32,500 -10.99% 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £36,500 +4.29%
East Midlands -6 1 £35,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 255 (93.41%) Windows
2 188 (68.86%) Active Directory
3 170 (62.27%) Microsoft
4 148 (54.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 148 (54.21%) SCCM
5 141 (51.65%) Citrix
6 137 (50.18%) Office 365
7 132 (48.35%) Windows 10
8 120 (43.96%) Windows 7
9 114 (41.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 111 (40.66%) Degree
11 109 (39.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 106 (38.83%) VMware
13 101 (37.00%) Microsoft Intune
14 96 (35.16%) Windows Server
15 94 (34.43%) Microsoft Office
16 92 (33.70%) Microsoft Certification
17 90 (32.97%) PowerShell
18 89 (32.60%) Project Management
19 88 (32.23%) ITIL
19 88 (32.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 87 (31.87%) Business Development
21 75 (27.47%) XenApp
22 74 (27.11%) Data Centre
23 73 (26.74%) Security Cleared
23 73 (26.74%) Hyper-V
24 72 (26.37%) XenDesktop
25 71 (26.01%) Presales
26 70 (25.64%) Time Management
26 70 (25.64%) MSI

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 25 (9.16%) IBM Notes
2 17 (6.23%) Skype for Business
3 11 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.56%) Confluence
4 7 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Drupal
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 94 (34.43%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 137 (50.18%) Office 365
2 109 (39.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (10.26%) OneDrive
5 9 (3.30%) IaaS
6 7 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.10%) Slack
8 2 (0.73%) PaaS
8 2 (0.73%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.37%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 25 (9.16%) DNS
3 23 (8.42%) DHCP
4 20 (7.33%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.59%) Skype
6 10 (3.66%) SAN
7 9 (3.30%) Firewall
7 9 (3.30%) VPN
8 8 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (2.93%) Unified Communications
9 7 (2.56%) Value-Added Service
9 7 (2.56%) VoIP
10 5 (1.83%) Wireless
11 3 (1.10%) LAN
12 2 (0.73%) HTTP
13 1 (0.37%) IPsec
13 1 (0.37%) IPv4
13 1 (0.37%) IPv6
13 1 (0.37%) WAN
13 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.47%) MySQL
1 4 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.10%) Event Store
2 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.10%) Redis
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 70 (25.64%) MSI
2 8 (2.93%) InstallShield
3 7 (2.56%) JIRA
4 4 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.10%) Bower
5 3 (1.10%) Grunt
5 3 (1.10%) gulp
6 2 (0.73%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 43 (15.75%) Finance
2 21 (7.69%) Banking
3 15 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Law
6 6 (2.20%) Front Office
7 5 (1.83%) Legal
7 5 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (32.60%) Architect
2 55 (20.15%) Desktop Support
3 53 (19.41%) Technical Architect
4 40 (14.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 35 (12.82%) Analyst
6 29 (10.62%) Applications Packager
7 24 (8.79%) Applications Engineer
8 23 (8.42%) Support Engineer
9 15 (5.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 15 (5.49%) SCCM Engineer
9 15 (5.49%) Support Manager
10 13 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.40%) Citrix Engineer
12 11 (4.03%) Office 365 Engineer
13 9 (3.30%) Citrix Support
13 9 (3.30%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 9 (3.30%) Desktop Analyst
13 9 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.93%) Release Manager
15 7 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.16%) LDAP
1 25 (9.16%) Software Packaging
2 7 (2.56%) Flash
2 7 (2.56%) Middleware
3 3 (1.10%) .NET
3 3 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.10%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.37%) COM
4 1 (0.37%) JSON
4 1 (0.37%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (27.11%) Data Centre
2 55 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.16%) PMI
4 21 (7.69%) iPhone
5 15 (5.49%) Fat Client
5 15 (5.49%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.20%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.20%) Clustering
7 6 (2.20%) Equities
7 6 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.20%) PKI
7 6 (2.20%) User Experience
8 3 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.73%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 255 (93.41%) Windows
2 132 (48.35%) Windows 10
3 120 (43.96%) Windows 7
4 114 (41.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (35.16%) Windows Server
6 88 (32.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.56%) Linux
8 5 (1.83%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.10%) Android
9 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Unix
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.60%) Project Management
2 88 (32.23%) ITIL
3 87 (31.87%) Business Development
4 71 (26.01%) Presales
5 70 (25.64%) Time Management
6 65 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
7 62 (22.71%) Line Management
8 53 (19.41%) Service Delivery
9 48 (17.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 47 (17.22%) ITIL V3
10 47 (17.22%) ITSM
11 46 (16.85%) Service Management
12 40 (14.65%) Mobile Device Management
13 35 (12.82%) Migration
14 27 (9.89%) PRINCE2
15 26 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
16 25 (9.16%) Programme Management
17 24 (8.79%) Release Management
17 24 (8.79%) Runbook
17 24 (8.79%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 90 (32.97%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.56%) VBScript
3 5 (1.83%) VB
4 4 (1.47%) Python
4 4 (1.47%) SQL
5 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (40.66%) Degree
2 92 (33.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (26.74%) Security Cleared
4 64 (23.44%) MCSE
5 53 (19.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (10.99%) SC Cleared
7 25 (9.16%) PMI Certification
8 22 (8.06%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.66%) MCSA
10 5 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.83%) MCDST
10 5 (1.83%) MCITP
10 5 (1.83%) MCTS
11 3 (1.10%) MCP
12 2 (0.73%) CCNA
12 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.37%) ISEB
13 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) SLA
2 7 (2.56%) PMO
3 5 (1.83%) GAMP
4 3 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 188 (68.86%) Active Directory
2 148 (54.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 75 (27.47%) XenApp
4 73 (26.74%) Hyper-V
5 72 (26.37%) XenDesktop
6 66 (24.18%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (12.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 35 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (3.30%) BitLocker
9 7 (2.56%) Firmware
10 6 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.47%) vSphere
12 3 (1.10%) Docker
12 3 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 148 (54.21%) SCCM
2 101 (37.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 69 (25.27%) SCOrch
4 68 (24.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 62 (22.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 37 (13.55%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.56%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.20%) SCDPM
8 6 (2.20%) SCOM
8 6 (2.20%) SCSM
9 5 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.47%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.47%) WMI
11 3 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.10%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.73%) Nagios
12 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.73%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 170 (62.27%) Microsoft
2 141 (51.65%) Citrix
3 106 (38.83%) VMware
4 52 (19.05%) Apple
5 31 (11.36%) MobileIron
6 25 (9.16%) Google
6 25 (9.16%) Lotus
7 15 (5.49%) Bloomberg
7 15 (5.49%) FactSet
7 15 (5.49%) Reuters
8 11 (4.03%) HP
9 9 (3.30%) NVIDIA
10 8 (2.93%) BMC
10 8 (2.93%) Remedy
11 7 (2.56%) NetApp
11 7 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.56%) Veeam
12 6 (2.20%) FXall
12 6 (2.20%) Tradeweb
13 5 (1.83%) ServiceNow