Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1100 1068 1184
Rank change year-on-year -32 +116 -65
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 96 127 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.074% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 121 85
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +7.81%

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 70,447 70,211 78,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 40.69% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,887 59,424 67,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 12 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 21 June 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 -23 85 £42,500 - 11
London -37 50 £52,500 +23.53% 8
UK excluding London -7 43 £35,000 - 3
Midlands +28 13 £38,750 +93.75% 1
South East -7 9 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
North of England +20 8 £26,000 -16.13% 1
Scotland -26 8 £31,500 +6.78%
North West +6 7 £26,000 -3.70% 1
East of England - 5 £70,000 -
East Midlands +7 4 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £47,500 -13.64%

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 78 (81.25%) Windows
2 67 (69.79%) Active Directory
3 65 (67.71%) SCCM
4 56 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 48 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 41 (42.71%) ITIL
7 40 (41.67%) Windows 7
8 38 (39.58%) Windows 10
9 34 (35.42%) Finance
9 34 (35.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (33.33%) Citrix
11 27 (28.13%) Office 365
12 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (27.08%) Windows Server
13 24 (25.00%) Asset Management
14 23 (23.96%) DNS
15 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
15 22 (22.92%) DHCP
15 22 (22.92%) Banking
15 22 (22.92%) Investment Banking
15 22 (22.92%) Application Packaging
16 20 (20.83%) VMware
16 20 (20.83%) MSI
17 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
17 18 (18.75%) Task Automation
18 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (13.54%) VBScript
19 13 (13.54%) SLA
19 13 (13.54%) Ivanti
19 13 (13.54%) WMI

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 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (9.38%) IIS
1 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.13%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) DNS
2 22 (22.92%) DHCP
3 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.46%) Skype
4 11 (11.46%) WAN
5 10 (10.42%) VPN
6 9 (9.38%) LAN
7 5 (5.21%) NAS
7 5 (5.21%) SAN
8 4 (4.17%) VoIP
9 2 (2.08%) 3G
9 2 (2.08%) 4G
9 2 (2.08%) ADSL
9 2 (2.08%) MPLS
10 1 (1.04%) Firewall
10 1 (1.04%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MSI
2 10 (10.42%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.04%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (35.42%) Finance
2 22 (22.92%) Banking
2 22 (22.92%) Investment Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Front Office
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Desktop Support
2 25 (26.04%) Support Engineer
3 23 (23.96%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) SCCM Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Desktop Specialist
6 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Service Desk Support
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Specialist
8 8 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.29%) Administrator
9 7 (7.29%) Release Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (6.25%) Developer
10 6 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Middleware
2 5 (5.21%) React Native
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) SOAP
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) COM
4 1 (1.04%) JSON
4 1 (1.04%) REST
4 1 (1.04%) WinForms
4 1 (1.04%) WPF
4 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 12 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 9 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.33%) Equities
3 8 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.13%) PKI
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.08%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.04%) Fintech
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) PDA
8 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (81.25%) Windows
2 40 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 38 (39.58%) Windows 10
4 26 (27.08%) Windows Server
5 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.08%) Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) ITIL
2 24 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 22 (22.92%) Application Packaging
4 18 (18.75%) Task Automation
5 11 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.42%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (10.42%) Software Deployment
7 9 (9.38%) Service Management
8 8 (8.33%) Change Control
8 8 (8.33%) SDLC
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.29%) Workflow
10 6 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.25%) Security Management
11 5 (5.21%) Coaching
11 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.21%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.21%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.54%) VBScript
3 7 (7.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.46%) MCSE
3 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
4 5 (5.21%) MCSA
5 4 (4.17%) MCITP
6 3 (3.13%) HND
7 2 (2.08%) HNC
8 1 (1.04%) ACMT
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (69.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (11.46%) XenApp
5 10 (10.42%) BitLocker
6 6 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (5.21%) vSphere
8 2 (2.08%) Squid
8 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (67.71%) SCCM
2 13 (13.54%) WMI
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.13%) WSUS
5 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.04%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.04%) SCOM
6 1 (1.04%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.33%) Citrix
3 20 (20.83%) VMware
4 13 (13.54%) Ivanti
5 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg
5 12 (12.50%) FactSet
5 12 (12.50%) Reuters
6 10 (10.42%) Splunk
7 8 (8.33%) FXall
7 8 (8.33%) Tradeweb
8 7 (7.29%) BMC
8 7 (7.29%) Remedy
9 6 (6.25%) Apple
10 4 (4.17%) Avaya
10 4 (4.17%) HP
10 4 (4.17%) Verint
11 2 (2.08%) Cisco
11 2 (2.08%) Juniper
12 1 (1.04%) DevExpress
12 1 (1.04%) Varonis