Period
to 19 September 2017

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

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1072 1142 1170
Rank change year-on-year +70 +28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 109 107 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.055% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 97 97 114
UK median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £60,000 £60,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +1.45% +7.81% -14.67%

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 71298 75442 83215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.24% 38.90% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59042 65503 71346
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 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 +71 100 £45,708 +32.49% 5
London +47 56 £50,000 +33.33% 5
UK excluding London +30 53 £35,000 +1.45%
South West +20 23 £35,000 -
South East +43 14 £42,500 +32.81%
Channel Islands +4 7 £32,500 -10.96%
North of England -14 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire +17 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Midlands +29 2 £20,000 -50.00%
Scotland -11 2 £39,500 -34.17%
North West - 2 £38,750 -
West Midlands +15 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 91 (83.49%) Microsoft
2 81 (74.31%) Active Directory
3 80 (73.39%) PowerShell
4 72 (66.06%) SCCM
5 69 (63.30%) Windows
6 50 (45.87%) VMware
7 43 (39.45%) ITIL
7 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (37.61%) Windows 7
9 35 (32.11%) Citrix
9 35 (32.11%) Office 365
9 35 (32.11%) Windows Server
10 34 (31.19%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (31.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 32 (29.36%) MS Exchange
12 31 (28.44%) SQL Server
12 31 (28.44%) Windows 10
13 29 (26.61%) HP
14 27 (24.77%) Degree
15 26 (23.85%) Task Automation
15 26 (23.85%) Finance
16 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (21.10%) SAN
19 22 (20.18%) SQL
19 22 (20.18%) NAS
20 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
21 18 (16.51%) vSphere
22 17 (15.60%) Application Virtualisation
22 17 (15.60%) Workload Management

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 32 (29.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.76%) IIS
3 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.59%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.92%) Confluence
8 1 (0.92%) JBoss
8 1 (0.92%) Site Server
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (32.11%) Office 365
2 16 (14.68%) SaaS
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.10%) SAN
2 22 (20.18%) NAS
3 12 (11.01%) LAN
3 12 (11.01%) WAN
4 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.34%) DNS
6 7 (6.42%) DHCP
6 7 (6.42%) PCoIP
7 4 (3.67%) Firewall
8 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.75%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.83%) Skype
9 2 (1.83%) VoIP
10 1 (0.92%) 3G
10 1 (0.92%) ADSL
10 1 (0.92%) IPsec
10 1 (0.92%) PSTN
10 1 (0.92%) RIP
10 1 (0.92%) SSL
10 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) InstallShield
1 17 (15.60%) MSI
2 16 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Law
3 1 (0.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) 3rd Line Support
3 29 (26.61%) Support Analyst
4 27 (24.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 24 (22.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 20 (18.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 20 (18.35%) VMware Engineer
8 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 14 (12.84%) Support Engineer
10 12 (11.01%) Desktop Support
11 11 (10.09%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (10.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (8.26%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (7.34%) Active Directory Engineer
13 8 (7.34%) IT Analyst
13 8 (7.34%) IT Support
13 8 (7.34%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) Java EE
2 1 (0.92%) JSON
2 1 (0.92%) REST
2 1 (0.92%) WinForms
2 1 (0.92%) WPF
2 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.42%) Fintech
3 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (63.30%) Windows
2 41 (37.61%) Windows 7
3 35 (32.11%) Windows Server
4 31 (28.44%) Windows 10
5 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.01%) Linux
8 7 (6.42%) Mac OS X
8 7 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) CentOS
11 1 (0.92%) Debian
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) ITIL
2 26 (23.85%) Task Automation
3 17 (15.60%) Application Virtualisation
3 17 (15.60%) Compatibility Testing
3 17 (15.60%) Software Distribution
3 17 (15.60%) Workload Management
4 16 (14.68%) Asset Management
4 16 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (14.68%) ETL
4 16 (14.68%) Patch Management
5 14 (12.84%) Migration
5 14 (12.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.42%) Change Management
8 6 (5.50%) Line Management
8 6 (5.50%) Service Management
9 4 (3.67%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.75%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.75%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (73.39%) PowerShell
2 22 (20.18%) SQL
3 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
3 16 (14.68%) VBA
4 7 (6.42%) Perl
5 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.67%) VBScript
6 3 (2.75%) C#
6 3 (2.75%) Java
6 3 (2.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.83%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.92%) VB
8 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) Degree
2 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.34%) CCA
5 7 (6.42%) CCAA
5 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (6.42%) Master's Degree
5 7 (6.42%) MCITP
5 7 (6.42%) MCSE
5 7 (6.42%) MCTS
6 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.83%) MCP
7 2 (1.83%) MCSA
7 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (74.31%) Active Directory
2 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (31.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 34 (31.19%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (16.51%) vSphere
5 14 (12.84%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (11.01%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (10.09%) XenApp
8 6 (5.50%) BitLocker
9 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.75%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.92%) Firmware
12 1 (0.92%) KVM
12 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.92%) Squid
12 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 72 (66.06%) SCCM
2 8 (7.34%) SCOrch
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (6.42%) SCDPM
3 7 (6.42%) SCOM
4 6 (5.50%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.83%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.83%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.92%) Graphite
6 1 (0.92%) Icinga
6 1 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.92%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.92%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 91 (83.49%) Microsoft
2 50 (45.87%) VMware
3 35 (32.11%) Citrix
4 29 (26.61%) HP
5 9 (8.26%) Apple
5 9 (8.26%) Cisco
5 9 (8.26%) CommVault
6 7 (6.42%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.42%) DataCore
7 6 (5.50%) AppSense
8 4 (3.67%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.75%) EMC
9 3 (2.75%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.75%) Symantec
10 2 (1.83%) Dell
10 2 (1.83%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.83%) iManage
10 2 (1.83%) IronPort
10 2 (1.83%) McAfee
10 2 (1.83%) T-Plan