Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1001 1069 1193
Rank change year-on-year +68 +124 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 156 104 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.058% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 93 76
UK median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -10.26% +4.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,850 £33,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,230 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.59% -10.47% +0.70%

Software Packaging is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 69,892 69,631 78,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.35% 39.15% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 58,556 60,224 67,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software 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 Software Packaging within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 +65 148 £42,500 +28.79% 7
London +65 97 £47,500 +26.67% 3
UK excluding London +22 56 £35,000 +8.59% 4
North of England +25 18 £30,000 +8.11% 1
South West +20 15 £35,000 - 2
Midlands - 12 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 12 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
North West +1 6 £26,000 -6.31% 1
Channel Islands 0 5 £32,500 -10.96%
South East -8 5 £39,250 +22.66%
North East - 5 £30,000 -
East of England +19 1 £70,000 +7.69% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 119 (76.28%) Active Directory
2 114 (73.08%) PowerShell
3 113 (72.44%) Windows
4 110 (70.51%) SCCM
5 96 (61.54%) Office 365
6 95 (60.90%) Microsoft
7 81 (51.92%) Windows 7
8 80 (51.28%) Finance
9 78 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 76 (48.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 73 (46.79%) Asset Management
12 71 (45.51%) Windows 10
13 65 (41.67%) Task Automation
14 63 (40.38%) MSI
15 61 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (32.69%) VMware
16 51 (32.69%) Citrix
17 44 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (28.21%) DNS
18 43 (27.56%) DHCP
19 36 (23.08%) ITIL
19 36 (23.08%) IIS
19 36 (23.08%) Application Packaging
20 34 (21.79%) TCP/IP
21 33 (21.15%) SAN
22 31 (19.87%) vSphere
22 31 (19.87%) NAS
22 31 (19.87%) Migration
22 31 (19.87%) HP
22 31 (19.87%) Virtual Desktop

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 36 (23.08%) IIS
2 13 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.56%) nginx
5 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (61.54%) Office 365
2 15 (9.62%) SaaS
3 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.92%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.21%) DNS
2 43 (27.56%) DHCP
3 34 (21.79%) TCP/IP
4 33 (21.15%) SAN
5 31 (19.87%) NAS
6 14 (8.97%) Skype
7 8 (5.13%) Firewall
8 7 (4.49%) PCoIP
9 5 (3.21%) VLAN
9 5 (3.21%) VPN
10 2 (1.28%) SSL
10 2 (1.28%) WAN
11 1 (0.64%) 3G
11 1 (0.64%) 4G
11 1 (0.64%) ADSL
11 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.64%) LAN
11 1 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.56%) KDB
3 4 (2.56%) Kdb+
3 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (40.38%) MSI
2 15 (9.62%) InstallShield
2 15 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 80 (51.28%) Finance
2 30 (19.23%) Banking
3 17 (10.90%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.13%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (36.54%) Desktop Support
2 56 (35.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 45 (28.85%) SCCM Engineer
4 40 (25.64%) Support Engineer
5 33 (21.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 32 (20.51%) Analyst
6 32 (20.51%) VMware Engineer
7 28 (17.95%) Citrix Engineer
7 28 (17.95%) Office 365 Engineer
8 27 (17.31%) Citrix Support
8 27 (17.31%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 23 (14.74%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 23 (14.74%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 21 (13.46%) Support Analyst
11 19 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (10.90%) Infrastructure Support
13 17 (10.90%) PowerShell Engineer
13 17 (10.90%) Senior SCCM Engineer
14 16 (10.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) .NET
1 7 (4.49%) JSON
1 7 (4.49%) REST
1 7 (4.49%) WinForms
1 7 (4.49%) WPF
1 7 (4.49%) XML
2 4 (2.56%) CSS
2 4 (2.56%) CSS3
2 4 (2.56%) Flask
2 4 (2.56%) HTML
2 4 (2.56%) HTML5
2 4 (2.56%) React
2 4 (2.56%) Web Services
2 4 (2.56%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.64%) COM
3 1 (0.64%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.23%) Fat Client
1 30 (19.23%) Thin Client
2 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.77%) Fintech
4 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.92%) PDA
7 3 (1.92%) PKI
8 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.64%) Equities
9 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 113 (72.44%) Windows
2 81 (51.92%) Windows 7
3 78 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 71 (45.51%) Windows 10
5 61 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.41%) Linux
8 6 (3.85%) Unix
9 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.79%) Asset Management
2 65 (41.67%) Task Automation
3 36 (23.08%) Application Packaging
3 36 (23.08%) ITIL
4 31 (19.87%) Migration
5 15 (9.62%) ETL
6 14 (8.97%) Software Distribution
7 13 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
7 13 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 13 (8.33%) Workload Management
8 12 (7.69%) Automated Trading
9 10 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.41%) Patch Management
9 10 (6.41%) Software Deployment
10 8 (5.13%) Change Control
10 8 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.85%) DevOps
11 6 (3.85%) Service Management
11 6 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 114 (73.08%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.67%) SQL
3 19 (12.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.62%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.62%) VBA
5 7 (4.49%) C#
5 7 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.85%) VBScript
7 5 (3.21%) Perl
7 5 (3.21%) Python
8 4 (2.56%) ES6
9 1 (0.64%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.62%) Degree
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.49%) MCSE
4 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.85%) MCSA
6 5 (3.21%) CCNA
6 5 (3.21%) CCNP
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ACMT
8 1 (0.64%) ACTC
8 1 (0.64%) CCA
8 1 (0.64%) VCP4
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 119 (76.28%) Active Directory
2 76 (48.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (19.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 31 (19.87%) vSphere
5 24 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.05%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (3.21%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.28%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 110 (70.51%) SCCM
2 13 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 9 (5.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.28%) Puppet
4 2 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 95 (60.90%) Microsoft
2 51 (32.69%) Citrix
2 51 (32.69%) VMware
3 31 (19.87%) HP
4 30 (19.23%) Bloomberg
4 30 (19.23%) FactSet
4 30 (19.23%) Reuters
5 7 (4.49%) DevExpress
6 6 (3.85%) BMC
6 6 (3.85%) Remedy
7 4 (2.56%) Apple
8 3 (1.92%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.28%) iManage
10 1 (0.64%) Adobe
10 1 (0.64%) EMC
10 1 (0.64%) FXall
10 1 (0.64%) Juniper
10 1 (0.64%) NetApp
10 1 (0.64%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.64%) Veritas