The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 871 889
Rank change year-on-year +48 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 51 62 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.064% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 81
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,073 £46,700 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -4.10% +14.06%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36626 37769 42224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 38.91% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30801 32829 36129
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Software Packaging
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Packaging over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +34 47 £42,500 +13.33% 3
London +29 22 £45,708 +21.88% 1
South East +48 13 £42,500 +32.81%
Surrey +29 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Wiltshire - 8 £35,000 -
South West - 8 £35,000 -
Woking +22 7 - -
West Sussex - 6 £42,500 -
Salisbury - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +27 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Channel Islands +4 3 £32,500 -10.95%
Jersey +1 3 £32,500 -10.95%
Swindon - 3 - -
Guernsey +6 2 £32,500 -10.95%
Yorkshire -4 2 £55,000 +37.50%
York - 2 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow +12 1 £36,500 -39.16%
Scotland +3 1 £36,500 -39.16% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £20,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £20,000 -
Horsham - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 106 (86.89%) Active Directory
2 101 (82.79%) Windows
3 93 (76.23%) Microsoft
4 68 (55.74%) PowerShell
5 65 (53.28%) VMware
6 57 (46.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (42.62%) MS Exchange
8 49 (40.16%) SCCM
9 46 (37.70%) Windows 7
9 46 (37.70%) Degree
10 44 (36.07%) Windows Server
11 42 (34.43%) VMware ESXi
12 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Office
13 35 (28.69%) Task Automation
14 32 (26.23%) ITIL
15 31 (25.41%) Citrix
16 30 (24.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (24.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 29 (23.77%) VMware Workstation
18 27 (22.13%) Finance
19 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (19.67%) Microsoft App-V
20 24 (19.67%) Windows 10
21 23 (18.85%) HP
21 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
22 22 (18.03%) Hedge funds
23 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
23 21 (17.21%) Apple
24 20 (16.39%) SLA
24 20 (16.39%) MSI

Software 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 52 (42.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.39%) Skype for Business
3 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.20%) IIS
5 5 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Confluence
7 1 (0.82%) Site Server
Applications
1 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.64%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) Office 365
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) Internet
2 17 (13.93%) SAN
3 16 (13.11%) NAS
4 12 (9.84%) LAN
4 12 (9.84%) WAN
5 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.38%) DNS
7 8 (6.56%) DHCP
7 8 (6.56%) Firewall
8 5 (4.10%) 3G
9 4 (3.28%) Skype
10 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.46%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.82%) 4G
11 1 (0.82%) ADSL
11 1 (0.82%) MPLS
11 1 (0.82%) PSTN
11 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) MSI
2 8 (6.56%) InstallShield
3 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.64%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.64%) GitLab
4 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Law
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.82%) French Language
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.82%) Local Government
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Support Engineer
2 33 (27.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (24.59%) Active Directory Engineer
4 29 (23.77%) VMware Engineer
5 28 (22.95%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (22.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 26 (21.31%) Active Directory Support
7 26 (21.31%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 25 (20.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (18.85%) Analyst
10 21 (17.21%) VMware Support Engineer
10 21 (17.21%) Windows Support Engineer
11 20 (16.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (16.39%) Server Engineer
11 20 (16.39%) Windows Server Engineer
12 19 (15.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (15.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (15.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 19 (15.57%) Server Support
12 19 (15.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
1 2 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Hedge funds
2 10 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.74%) Fintech
4 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.46%) Clustering
5 3 (2.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 101 (82.79%) Windows
2 46 (37.70%) Windows 7
3 44 (36.07%) Windows Server
4 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (19.67%) Windows 10
6 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (13.11%) Linux
8 13 (10.66%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Task Automation
2 32 (26.23%) ITIL
3 30 (24.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (24.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 17 (13.93%) Workflow
5 14 (11.48%) Patch Management
6 9 (7.38%) Asset Management
7 8 (6.56%) Migration
7 8 (6.56%) Software Deployment
8 7 (5.74%) Application Packaging
8 7 (5.74%) Service Management
9 6 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.92%) Line Management
9 6 (4.92%) Software Distribution
10 5 (4.10%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (4.10%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (4.10%) ETL
10 5 (4.10%) Statistics
10 5 (4.10%) Workload Management
11 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (55.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.20%) Perl
2 10 (8.20%) SQL
3 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.10%) VBA
4 4 (3.28%) VBScript
5 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.64%) C#
5 2 (1.64%) C++
5 2 (1.64%) Go
5 2 (1.64%) Java
5 2 (1.64%) PHP
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (37.70%) Degree
2 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (15.57%) Master's Degree
4 12 (9.84%) MCSE
5 8 (6.56%) CCA
5 8 (6.56%) CCAA
5 8 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (6.56%) MCITP
5 8 (6.56%) MCTS
6 7 (5.74%) MCP
7 6 (4.92%) MCSA
7 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.10%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 106 (86.89%) Active Directory
2 57 (46.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (34.43%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (23.77%) VMware Workstation
5 24 (19.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (9.84%) vSphere
6 12 (9.84%) XenApp
7 6 (4.92%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.46%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.46%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.64%) Docker
10 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.82%) Firmware
11 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.82%) Squid
11 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (40.16%) SCCM
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (6.56%) SCDPM
3 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.28%) SCOM
3 4 (3.28%) Sysprep
4 3 (2.46%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.46%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.64%) Ansible
5 2 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.64%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.82%) WSUS
6 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (76.23%) Microsoft
2 65 (53.28%) VMware
3 31 (25.41%) Citrix
4 23 (18.85%) HP
5 21 (17.21%) Apple
6 13 (10.66%) Twitter
7 10 (8.20%) Cisco
7 10 (8.20%) CommVault
8 8 (6.56%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.56%) AppSense
8 8 (6.56%) Bomgar
8 8 (6.56%) DataCore
9 6 (4.92%) Dell
10 4 (3.28%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.28%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.28%) Symantec
11 3 (2.46%) EMC
11 3 (2.46%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.46%) IronPort
11 3 (2.46%) MobileIron
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