Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 999 1073 1111
Rank change year-on-year +74 +38 +55
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 76 113 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.067% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 71 98 97
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +16.44%
10th Percentile £34,250 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +1.45%

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 52,824 66,985 71,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.38% 40.00% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43,278 55,519 59,126
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 10 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 19 September 2019. 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 +76 74 £40,000 -5.88% 8
UK excluding London +52 41 £40,000 +14.29% 5
London +56 35 £60,750 +35.00% 3
South West +19 22 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South East +33 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Midlands +40 6 £43,750 +34.62%
West Midlands +28 3 £45,000 +50.00%
East Midlands +14 3 £42,500 +21.43%
Scotland +3 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Packaging.

1 49 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (55.26%) SCCM
3 37 (48.68%) ITIL
4 34 (44.74%) PowerShell
5 33 (43.42%) Citrix
6 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
6 27 (35.53%) Compatibility Testing
7 25 (32.89%) DV Cleared
7 25 (32.89%) Finance
7 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
7 25 (32.89%) Software Distribution
7 25 (32.89%) Workload Management
8 24 (31.58%) Windows
9 22 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (25.00%) Public Sector
11 18 (23.68%) Office 365
11 18 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (21.05%) Application Virtualisation
13 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (17.11%) DHCP
14 13 (17.11%) DNS
14 13 (17.11%) VMware
14 13 (17.11%) ITIL V3
15 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
15 12 (15.79%) Java
16 11 (14.47%) OOP
16 11 (14.47%) OO
16 11 (14.47%) Banking
16 11 (14.47%) Software Architecture
16 11 (14.47%) Windows 10

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 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.21%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) Office 365
2 7 (9.21%) Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) DHCP
1 13 (17.11%) DNS
2 7 (9.21%) Skype
2 7 (9.21%) Wireless
3 5 (6.58%) VPN
4 4 (5.26%) Firewall
4 4 (5.26%) LAN
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (3.95%) Internet
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.32%) NAS
7 1 (1.32%) SAN
7 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.32%) GitLab
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 19 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 11 (14.47%) Banking
4 10 (13.16%) Financial Institution
5 9 (11.84%) Law
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.63%) Electronics
7 2 (2.63%) Legal
7 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.63%) Marketing
8 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco Support
10 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Exchange Support
10 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Desktop Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) COM
1 1 (1.32%) LAMP
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
1 1 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.95%) iPad
3 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Windows 10
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) ITIL
2 27 (35.53%) Compatibility Testing
3 25 (32.89%) Software Distribution
3 25 (32.89%) Workload Management
4 22 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (21.05%) Application Virtualisation
6 13 (17.11%) ITIL V3
7 11 (14.47%) OO
7 11 (14.47%) OOP
7 11 (14.47%) Software Architecture
8 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.16%) Fintech
8 10 (13.16%) Product Management
9 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.58%) Ticket Management
10 4 (5.26%) BCP
10 4 (5.26%) Line Management
10 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.79%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) Kotlin
4 5 (6.58%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) VBScript
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.89%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (9.21%) MCP
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) MCSA
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.32%) LXC
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (55.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) AppManager
3 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) Nessus
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (43.42%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) VMware
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) F5
5 4 (5.26%) Veeam
6 3 (3.95%) Lotus
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.32%) EMC
8 1 (1.32%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle
8 1 (1.32%) Qualys
8 1 (1.32%) Reuters