Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Packaging
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 922 935 1044
Rank change year-on-year +13 +109 -55
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 251 267 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 210 201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.88% - +11.11%

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 153,965 161,029 179,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.53% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 122,609 128,176 149,466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.71%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -13 206 £50,000 +11.11% 28
UK excluding London +1 110 £48,750 +21.88% 17
London +2 91 £57,500 +15.00% 15
South West +23 37 £50,000 +5.26% 5
North of England +20 24 £48,750 +61.16% 1
Midlands +19 19 £43,750 +16.67%
East of England -9 16 £46,000 +22.67% 1
West Midlands +10 14 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire +27 12 £35,000 -6.67%
North West +25 12 £57,500 +123.30% 1
South East +3 11 £42,500 +8.97% 6
East Midlands -5 5 £46,000 +41.54%
Scotland -19 3 £33,750 -41.30% 4

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 214 (85.26%) Windows
2 153 (60.96%) Active Directory
3 148 (58.96%) SCCM
4 134 (53.39%) Microsoft
5 128 (51.00%) Windows 10
6 124 (49.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 120 (47.81%) Citrix
8 113 (45.02%) Office 365
9 96 (38.25%) PowerShell
10 95 (37.85%) Windows 7
10 95 (37.85%) VMware
11 88 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 88 (35.06%) Windows Server
12 77 (30.68%) ITIL
13 74 (29.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 73 (29.08%) Microsoft Office
15 72 (28.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 72 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 66 (26.29%) Microsoft Intune
16 66 (26.29%) Degree
17 65 (25.90%) XenApp
18 59 (23.51%) MSI
18 59 (23.51%) Data Centre
19 57 (22.71%) Project Management
20 56 (22.31%) XenDesktop
21 55 (21.91%) Business Development
21 55 (21.91%) MCSE
22 53 (21.12%) Hyper-V
22 53 (21.12%) Customer Requirements
23 50 (19.92%) Finance

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 16 (6.37%) Skype for Business
2 13 (5.18%) IBM Notes
3 11 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.59%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 73 (29.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.59%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 113 (45.02%) Office 365
2 74 (29.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.18%) OneDrive
5 9 (3.59%) IaaS
6 8 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.59%) Slack
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.20%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.20%) Serverless
8 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) PaaS
9 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.12%) NetScaler
2 23 (9.16%) DNS
3 19 (7.57%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.17%) DHCP
4 18 (7.17%) Firewall
5 15 (5.98%) Skype
6 11 (4.38%) SAN
6 11 (4.38%) VPN
7 9 (3.59%) VoIP
8 7 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (2.79%) Unified Communications
8 7 (2.79%) Value-Added Service
9 4 (1.59%) LAN
10 3 (1.20%) IPsec
10 3 (1.20%) IPv4
10 3 (1.20%) IPv6
10 3 (1.20%) WAN
11 2 (0.80%) SMS
11 2 (0.80%) Wireless
12 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (23.51%) MSI
2 12 (4.78%) InstallShield
3 7 (2.79%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.59%) JIRA
5 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (19.92%) Finance
2 23 (9.16%) Banking
3 21 (8.37%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.19%) Front Office
6 7 (2.79%) Law
7 6 (2.39%) Legal
8 3 (1.20%) Automotive
8 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (24.30%) Architect
2 49 (19.52%) Desktop Support
3 42 (16.73%) Technical Architect
4 35 (13.94%) Applications Packager
5 30 (11.95%) Analyst
6 20 (7.97%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (7.97%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) SCCM Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Citrix Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) Applications Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) IT Engineer
11 9 (3.59%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.59%) Development Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Service Desk Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Service Desk Support
12 8 (3.19%) Technical Leader
13 7 (2.79%) SCCM Expert
13 7 (2.79%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.17%) Software Packaging
2 14 (5.58%) LDAP
3 7 (2.79%) Flash
3 7 (2.79%) Middleware
4 3 (1.20%) JSON
4 3 (1.20%) YAML
5 2 (0.80%) COM
6 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.51%) Data Centre
2 33 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.97%) Fat Client
3 20 (7.97%) Thin Client
4 13 (5.18%) PMI
5 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.59%) iPhone
7 8 (3.19%) Equities
7 8 (3.19%) Fixed Income
7 8 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.39%) User Experience
9 5 (1.99%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.59%) PKI
10 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.20%) Clustering
11 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.80%) Wiki
13 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 214 (85.26%) Windows
2 128 (51.00%) Windows 10
3 95 (37.85%) Windows 7
4 88 (35.06%) Windows Server
4 88 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.59%) Linux
7 7 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.39%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.59%) Android
10 4 (1.59%) Unix
10 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.20%) CentOS
11 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.68%) ITIL
2 57 (22.71%) Project Management
3 55 (21.91%) Business Development
4 53 (21.12%) Customer Requirements
5 49 (19.52%) Presales
6 48 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (17.53%) Line Management
8 43 (17.13%) Time Management
9 32 (12.75%) Service Management
10 29 (11.55%) Migration
11 26 (10.36%) ITIL V3
11 26 (10.36%) Service Delivery
12 25 (9.96%) Mentoring
13 24 (9.56%) Mobile Device Management
14 23 (9.16%) Compatibility Testing
14 23 (9.16%) ITSM
15 22 (8.76%) Customer Engagement
15 22 (8.76%) Software Distribution
16 20 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (7.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.25%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.78%) VBScript
3 6 (2.39%) Python
3 6 (2.39%) VB
4 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.20%) PHP
6 2 (0.80%) SQL
7 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 72 (28.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (26.29%) Degree
3 55 (21.91%) MCSE
4 44 (17.53%) Security Cleared
5 42 (16.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (9.56%) DV Cleared
6 24 (9.56%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.18%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.79%) MCSA
9 5 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.59%) MCDST
11 3 (1.20%) CCA
11 3 (1.20%) MCP
12 2 (0.80%) MCTS
13 1 (0.40%) CCNA
13 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.77%) SLA
2 10 (3.98%) GDPR
3 8 (3.19%) PMO
4 4 (1.59%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) GAMP
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (60.96%) Active Directory
2 124 (49.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 65 (25.90%) XenApp
4 56 (22.31%) XenDesktop
5 53 (21.12%) Hyper-V
6 44 (17.53%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (8.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (3.19%) BitLocker
10 6 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.59%) Firmware
11 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.59%) vSphere
11 4 (1.59%) XenServer
12 3 (1.20%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 148 (58.96%) SCCM
2 66 (26.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 48 (19.12%) SCOrch
4 46 (18.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 42 (16.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 20 (7.97%) AirWatch
7 10 (3.98%) SCOM
8 9 (3.59%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (3.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.59%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.59%) SCSM
9 4 (1.59%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.59%) WSUS
10 3 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.20%) Nagios
10 3 (1.20%) Puppet
10 3 (1.20%) WMI
11 2 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 134 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 120 (47.81%) Citrix
3 95 (37.85%) VMware
4 43 (17.13%) Apple
5 25 (9.96%) Ivanti
6 17 (6.77%) MobileIron
7 15 (5.98%) HP
8 13 (5.18%) Google
8 13 (5.18%) Lotus
9 12 (4.78%) Bloomberg
9 12 (4.78%) FactSet
9 12 (4.78%) Reuters
10 9 (3.59%) McAfee
10 9 (3.59%) Veeam
11 8 (3.19%) FXall
11 8 (3.19%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.19%) Tradeweb
12 7 (2.79%) NetApp
12 7 (2.79%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.20%) Red Hat