Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1044 1081 1140
Rank change year-on-year +37 +59 +57
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 112 110 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.062% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 97 97 97
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,700 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £73,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +6.98%

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 67,101 71,239 75,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.30% 40.32% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55,588 58,948 65,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 11 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 22 September 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 +45 102 £42,500 -5.99% 8
London +44 64 £45,000 -10.00% 2
UK excluding London +9 44 £35,000 - 6
South East +18 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South West +4 13 £35,000 - 1
Midlands +37 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Scotland +1 6 £35,500 -10.13%
East Midlands +10 5 £35,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire +37 3 £24,000 -56.36%
North of England +24 3 £24,000 -43.53% 1
West Midlands +34 1 £30,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 83 (74.11%) SCCM
2 72 (64.29%) Windows
3 66 (58.93%) Microsoft
4 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 64 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 57 (50.89%) ITIL
6 55 (49.11%) Citrix
7 54 (48.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (39.29%) Windows 10
9 42 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 34 (30.36%) Finance
11 32 (28.57%) MSI
12 29 (25.89%) Banking
13 27 (24.11%) Office 365
14 26 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (22.32%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (21.43%) Application Packaging
16 24 (21.43%) Windows Server
17 23 (20.54%) Investment Banking
17 23 (20.54%) DHCP
17 23 (20.54%) DNS
18 22 (19.64%) ITIL V3
19 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
19 20 (17.86%) Ivanti
19 20 (17.86%) Task Automation
20 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
21 17 (15.18%) Asset Management
21 17 (15.18%) Application Virtualisation
21 17 (15.18%) Software Distribution
22 16 (14.29%) Fat Client

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 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.68%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.11%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) DHCP
1 23 (20.54%) DNS
2 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.93%) VPN
4 6 (5.36%) LAN
4 6 (5.36%) WAN
5 4 (3.57%) VoIP
6 2 (1.79%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (28.57%) MSI
2 10 (8.93%) InstallShield
3 4 (3.57%) AdminStudio
3 4 (3.57%) WinDbg
4 3 (2.68%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 29 (25.89%) Banking
3 23 (20.54%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 37 (33.04%) Support Engineer
3 26 (23.21%) Analyst
4 25 (22.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 23 (20.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 22 (19.64%) Support Analyst
7 15 (13.39%) SCCM Engineer
8 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (8.04%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (8.04%) Citrix Support
9 9 (8.04%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 9 (8.04%) Office 365 Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Consultant
10 8 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Technical Support
10 8 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) Desktop Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) Middleware
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
2 3 (2.68%) SOAP
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
3 2 (1.79%) COM
3 2 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.79%) WCF
3 2 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 16 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 7 (6.25%) Equities
2 7 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 7 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.68%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (64.29%) Windows
2 44 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 42 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 24 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.79%) CentOS
7 2 (1.79%) Fedora
7 2 (1.79%) Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Unix
8 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) ITIL
2 24 (21.43%) Application Packaging
3 22 (19.64%) ITIL V3
4 20 (17.86%) Task Automation
5 17 (15.18%) Application Virtualisation
5 17 (15.18%) Asset Management
5 17 (15.18%) Software Distribution
6 16 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 16 (14.29%) Workload Management
7 14 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (11.61%) Compatibility Testing
9 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
11 9 (8.04%) Presales
11 9 (8.04%) Service Management
12 8 (7.14%) ITSM
12 8 (7.14%) Project Management
13 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.61%) VBScript
3 7 (6.25%) SQL
3 7 (6.25%) VB
4 4 (3.57%) C
5 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.79%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) MCSA
4 7 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) MCSE
5 6 (5.36%) MCITP
6 5 (4.46%) CCA
6 5 (4.46%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.57%) MCDST
8 3 (2.68%) HND
9 2 (1.79%) HNC
9 2 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 54 (48.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (8.93%) BitLocker
4 9 (8.04%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.14%) XenApp
6 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.46%) XenServer
8 4 (3.57%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.79%) Docker
9 2 (1.79%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (74.11%) SCCM
2 12 (10.71%) WSUS
3 10 (8.93%) WMI
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.57%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (3.57%) ThinApp
6 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.79%) Puppet
6 2 (1.79%) Terraform
7 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.89%) SCOM
7 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 55 (49.11%) Citrix
3 20 (17.86%) Ivanti
4 16 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 16 (14.29%) FactSet
4 16 (14.29%) Reuters
5 13 (11.61%) VMware
6 11 (9.82%) Splunk
7 7 (6.25%) FXall
7 7 (6.25%) Tradeweb
8 5 (4.46%) Intel
9 4 (3.57%) Autodesk
9 4 (3.57%) IBM
9 4 (3.57%) Sun
10 3 (2.68%) HP
10 3 (2.68%) Siebel
11 2 (1.79%) Apple
11 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.79%) Unisys
12 1 (0.89%) Avaya