Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Packaging
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 941 1037
Rank change year-on-year +114 +96 +87
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 318 259 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 250 198 152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,687 £25,600
90th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £57,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +14.29%

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 148,496 165,167 173,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,113 130,618 144,552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Application Packaging in the UK

Application Packaging
Top 14 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 15 November 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 +96 292 £50,000 +16.62% 57
London +83 155 £52,000 +1.96% 26
UK excluding London +33 144 £46,000 +8.24% 31
South West +46 57 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East +24 22 £42,500 +8.97% 13
North of England +28 20 £35,000 +16.67% 11
Midlands +1 18 £46,000 +22.67% 1
East of England +22 16 £31,938 +0.59%
Yorkshire +30 13 £35,000 +16.67% 5
West Midlands +17 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North West +33 7 £59,206 +157.42% 6
East Midlands +3 6 £60,000 +130.77%
Wales - 6 £36,250 -
Scotland -12 5 £35,000 -39.13%

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 281 (88.36%) Windows
2 223 (70.13%) SCCM
3 167 (52.52%) Active Directory
4 160 (50.31%) Windows 10
5 155 (48.74%) Citrix
6 150 (47.17%) Windows 7
7 148 (46.54%) Microsoft
8 140 (44.03%) PowerShell
9 138 (43.40%) Office 365
10 133 (41.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 98 (30.82%) ITIL
12 93 (29.25%) VMware
13 89 (27.99%) Windows Server
14 88 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 86 (27.04%) MSI
16 75 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 73 (22.96%) XenApp
18 67 (21.07%) Ivanti
19 66 (20.75%) XenDesktop
20 65 (20.44%) Finance
20 65 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
21 64 (20.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 64 (20.13%) Microsoft Office
22 54 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
23 53 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
24 50 (15.72%) Security Cleared
25 47 (14.78%) DV Cleared
26 44 (13.84%) Thin Client
26 44 (13.84%) Fat Client
27 43 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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 14 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.52%) IBM Notes
3 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.94%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 64 (20.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 138 (43.40%) Office 365
2 75 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.26%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.94%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.94%) Serverless
6 3 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.63%) OpenDNS
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
7 2 (0.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.89%) DNS
2 37 (11.64%) DHCP
3 34 (10.69%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.23%) Firewall
5 19 (5.97%) NetScaler
6 17 (5.35%) LAN
7 13 (4.09%) WAN
8 11 (3.46%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (3.46%) Skype
8 11 (3.46%) VoIP
9 9 (2.83%) VPN
10 7 (2.20%) SAN
11 6 (1.89%) VLAN
12 4 (1.26%) PCoIP
13 3 (0.94%) IPsec
13 3 (0.94%) IPv4
13 3 (0.94%) IPv6
13 3 (0.94%) WLAN
14 2 (0.63%) SMS
14 2 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.63%) Power BI
3 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 86 (27.04%) MSI
2 14 (4.40%) AdminStudio
3 13 (4.09%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Hudson
5 1 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 65 (20.44%) Finance
2 36 (11.32%) Banking
2 36 (11.32%) Investment Banking
3 22 (6.92%) Legal
4 7 (2.20%) Front Office
4 7 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.89%) Law
6 4 (1.26%) Automotive
7 3 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (24.53%) Desktop Support
2 50 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (14.47%) Architect
4 44 (13.84%) Applications Packager
5 34 (10.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 31 (9.75%) Support Engineer
7 23 (7.23%) Citrix Engineer
7 23 (7.23%) Team Leader
8 22 (6.92%) Desktop Engineer
9 18 (5.66%) Desktop Team Leader
9 18 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 14 (4.40%) Analyst
10 14 (4.40%) Applications Engineer
10 14 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (3.77%) Citrix Support
11 12 (3.77%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 12 (3.77%) Office 365 Engineer
12 11 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.14%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.81%) Software Packaging
2 11 (3.46%) LDAP
3 3 (0.94%) JSON
3 3 (0.94%) YAML
4 2 (0.63%) COM
5 1 (0.31%) .NET
5 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.84%) Fat Client
1 44 (13.84%) Thin Client
2 32 (10.06%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.35%) User Experience
5 14 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.46%) Fintech
7 7 (2.20%) Equities
7 7 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.89%) PMI
8 6 (1.89%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.94%) PKI
12 2 (0.63%) BYOD
12 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 281 (88.36%) Windows
2 160 (50.31%) Windows 10
3 150 (47.17%) Windows 7
4 89 (27.99%) Windows Server
5 88 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.97%) Linux
7 19 (5.97%) Mac OS
8 16 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 16 (5.03%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.83%) Unix
11 7 (2.20%) CentOS
12 4 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.82%) ITIL
2 64 (20.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 54 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (13.21%) Mentoring
5 38 (11.95%) Service Management
6 37 (11.64%) Compatibility Testing
7 35 (11.01%) Migration
8 34 (10.69%) Customer Requirements
9 33 (10.38%) Software Distribution
10 32 (10.06%) Customer Engagement
10 32 (10.06%) Service Delivery
11 28 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (8.49%) Project Management
13 26 (8.18%) Presales
14 24 (7.55%) Business Development
15 23 (7.23%) Time Management
16 22 (6.92%) Mobile Device Management
16 22 (6.92%) Patch Management
17 21 (6.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (44.03%) PowerShell
2 22 (6.92%) VBScript
3 13 (4.09%) SQL
3 13 (4.09%) VB
4 11 (3.46%) Python
5 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.94%) PHP
7 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.31%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.31%) C#
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (15.72%) Security Cleared
2 47 (14.78%) DV Cleared
3 39 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (10.69%) SC Cleared
5 32 (10.06%) MCSE
6 30 (9.43%) Degree
7 18 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.57%) CCA
9 5 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.26%) MCSA
11 3 (0.94%) MCDST
12 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.55%) SLA
2 12 (3.77%) GDPR
3 3 (0.94%) PMO
3 3 (0.94%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 167 (52.52%) Active Directory
2 133 (41.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 73 (22.96%) XenApp
4 66 (20.75%) XenDesktop
5 43 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (8.18%) Hyper-V
7 22 (6.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (3.46%) BitLocker
11 10 (3.14%) vSphere
12 7 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.89%) XenServer
14 5 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (1.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 223 (70.13%) SCCM
2 53 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (8.81%) SCOrch
4 25 (7.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 18 (5.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (4.09%) AirWatch
6 13 (4.09%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (3.46%) SCOM
8 9 (2.83%) WSUS
9 7 (2.20%) SCDPM
9 7 (2.20%) SCSM
9 7 (2.20%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.57%) Nagios
12 4 (1.26%) Ansible
12 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.94%) Puppet
13 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.63%) Nessus
14 2 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 155 (48.74%) Citrix
2 148 (46.54%) Microsoft
3 93 (29.25%) VMware
4 67 (21.07%) Ivanti
5 37 (11.64%) Apple
6 19 (5.97%) Bloomberg
6 19 (5.97%) FactSet
6 19 (5.97%) Reuters
7 17 (5.35%) MobileIron
8 13 (4.09%) McAfee
9 9 (2.83%) Google
9 9 (2.83%) Wyse
10 8 (2.52%) Lotus
11 7 (2.20%) Autodesk
11 7 (2.20%) FXall
11 7 (2.20%) HP
11 7 (2.20%) Tradeweb
12 6 (1.89%) Dell
12 6 (1.89%) Freshdesk
12 6 (1.89%) Veeam