Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Packaging
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 950 1034 1085
Rank change year-on-year +84 +51 -62
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 257 209 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 195 154 167
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -19.19%
10th Percentile £27,624 £25,800 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,050 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% +12.86% -12.50%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +71 239 £42,750 +6.88% 13
UK excluding London +17 135 £42,500 +7.59% 4
London +77 118 £51,000 +22.16% 9
Midlands +46 38 £37,500 +4.17%
West Midlands +43 30 £37,500 +7.14%
South East +19 23 £39,500 -18.97% 1
South West +16 22 £47,500 - 1
North of England +16 21 £30,000 - 1
East of England +12 19 £26,000 -16.13% 1
Scotland -7 15 £57,500 +15.00%
North West +8 11 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Yorkshire +18 10 £30,000 -
East Midlands +22 8 £26,000 -29.73%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 234 (91.05%) Windows
2 181 (70.43%) SCCM
3 164 (63.81%) Active Directory
4 152 (59.14%) Microsoft
5 144 (56.03%) PowerShell
6 124 (48.25%) Citrix
7 114 (44.36%) Windows 10
8 110 (42.80%) Windows 7
8 110 (42.80%) VMware
9 108 (42.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 100 (38.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (35.02%) Windows Server
12 87 (33.85%) Finance
13 86 (33.46%) Office 365
14 82 (31.91%) ITIL
15 70 (27.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 67 (26.07%) MSI
17 64 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 63 (24.51%) DHCP
18 63 (24.51%) DNS
19 60 (23.35%) TCP/IP
20 52 (20.23%) XenApp
21 49 (19.07%) AppSense
21 49 (19.07%) Microsoft Certification
22 44 (17.12%) XenDesktop
22 44 (17.12%) Degree
23 43 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
25 40 (15.56%) VBScript
26 38 (14.79%) InstallShield

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 32 (12.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.23%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.11%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.17%) CMS
7 3 (1.17%) Confluence
7 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 86 (33.46%) Office 365
2 70 (27.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.89%) OneDrive
5 8 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.17%) Dropbox
6 3 (1.17%) G Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.51%) DHCP
1 63 (24.51%) DNS
2 60 (23.35%) TCP/IP
3 23 (8.95%) Firewall
4 19 (7.39%) VPN
5 18 (7.00%) Internet
6 9 (3.50%) SSL
7 8 (3.11%) IPsec
7 8 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (2.33%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.33%) Skype
9 5 (1.95%) LAN
10 4 (1.56%) LDAP
10 4 (1.56%) WAN
11 3 (1.17%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.78%) Intranet
12 2 (0.78%) SAN
12 2 (0.78%) WebEx
13 1 (0.39%) Network Security
13 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.34%) MySQL
2 22 (8.56%) Event Store
2 22 (8.56%) MongoDB
2 22 (8.56%) NoSQL
2 22 (8.56%) Redis
3 11 (4.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (26.07%) MSI
2 38 (14.79%) InstallShield
3 22 (8.56%) Bower
3 22 (8.56%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.56%) Grunt
3 22 (8.56%) gulp
4 11 (4.28%) AdminStudio
5 6 (2.33%) AutoIt
6 3 (1.17%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 87 (33.85%) Finance
2 31 (12.06%) Banking
3 17 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.50%) Advertising
5 7 (2.72%) Publishing
6 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.95%) Legal
8 3 (1.17%) Retail
9 2 (0.78%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (27.24%) Desktop Support
2 50 (19.46%) Desktop Engineer
3 47 (18.29%) Support Engineer
4 45 (17.51%) SCCM Engineer
5 41 (15.95%) Analyst
6 35 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (11.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 27 (10.51%) Citrix Support
9 24 (9.34%) Applications Packager
10 23 (8.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (8.95%) IT Engineer
11 22 (8.56%) Citrix Engineer
12 21 (8.17%) Applications Engineer
13 19 (7.39%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 19 (7.39%) Office 365 Engineer
14 18 (7.00%) Architect
15 17 (6.61%) Infrastructure Support
15 17 (6.61%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (6.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 15 (5.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.56%) .NET
1 22 (8.56%) ActiveMQ
1 22 (8.56%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (8.17%) Software Packaging
3 10 (3.89%) Web Services
4 2 (0.78%) XMPP
5 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) HTML5
5 1 (0.39%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) Spring
5 1 (0.39%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) Fat Client
1 26 (10.12%) Thin Client
2 24 (9.34%) Clustering
3 20 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 17 (6.61%) Data Centre
6 13 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.06%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.72%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.95%) BYOD
8 5 (1.95%) User Experience
9 4 (1.56%) iPad
9 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.17%) PKI
11 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.78%) Handset
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) EPoS
12 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 234 (91.05%) Windows
2 114 (44.36%) Windows 10
3 110 (42.80%) Windows 7
4 100 (38.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (35.02%) Windows Server
6 64 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (9.73%) Linux
8 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.45%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.28%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.11%) Android
11 8 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.91%) ITIL
2 35 (13.62%) Change Management
3 29 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (9.34%) Task Automation
5 23 (8.95%) Asset Management
5 23 (8.95%) DevOps
5 23 (8.95%) Process Improvement
6 22 (8.56%) Kanban
6 22 (8.56%) Microservices
6 22 (8.56%) Scrum
7 21 (8.17%) Security Patching
8 19 (7.39%) Configuration Management
8 19 (7.39%) Software Deployment
9 18 (7.00%) Validation
10 16 (6.23%) Personalization
10 16 (6.23%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.84%) Mobile Device Management
11 15 (5.84%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (56.03%) PowerShell
2 40 (15.56%) VBScript
3 37 (14.40%) SQL
4 23 (8.95%) Python
5 11 (4.28%) VB
6 3 (1.17%) VBA
7 2 (0.78%) Java
7 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) REXX
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (19.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (17.12%) Degree
3 32 (12.45%) MCSE
4 14 (5.45%) MCSA
5 12 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.56%) MCITP
9 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.78%) MCDST
10 2 (0.78%) MCP
10 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.39%) CCA
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.39%) OCP
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.39%) PMP
11 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (1.56%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 164 (63.81%) Active Directory
2 108 (42.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 52 (20.23%) XenApp
4 44 (17.12%) XenDesktop
5 43 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (13.62%) Hyper-V
7 27 (10.51%) vSphere
8 26 (10.12%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (8.95%) Docker
10 12 (4.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (4.28%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (3.11%) Terminal Server
13 6 (2.33%) BitLocker
14 3 (1.17%) XenServer
15 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 181 (70.43%) SCCM
2 22 (8.56%) Docker Swarm
2 22 (8.56%) Kubernetes
3 21 (8.17%) SCOM
4 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (5.84%) WSUS
6 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (3.50%) SCOrch
7 7 (2.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.56%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.17%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.17%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.78%) MOM
10 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 152 (59.14%) Microsoft
2 124 (48.25%) Citrix
3 110 (42.80%) VMware
4 49 (19.07%) AppSense
5 27 (10.51%) Cisco
6 25 (9.73%) Bloomberg
7 23 (8.95%) FactSet
8 22 (8.56%) Reuters
8 22 (8.56%) Splunk
9 17 (6.61%) Google
10 14 (5.45%) Dell
11 13 (5.06%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.28%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.50%) CommVault
13 9 (3.50%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (3.11%) Apple
15 7 (2.72%) Altiris
15 7 (2.72%) McAfee
15 7 (2.72%) Symantec
16 6 (2.33%) Avaya