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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Packaging
UK
Rank 789 927 879
Rank change year-on-year +138 -48  
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 71 29 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.028% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.073% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 25 70
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,100 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% -  

Software Packaging is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33569 39639 40144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.34% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28635 34132 34071
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 19 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +144 63 £42,500 +13.33% 6
London +120 55 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Jersey - 7 £36,500 -
Channel Islands - 7 £32,500 - 1
South East +55 5 £36,500 +14.06% 1
Surrey +44 5 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Leatherhead - 4 £36,500 -
Guernsey - 4 £32,500 -
City of London +48 3 £57,500 - 3
Ealing - 3 £33,523 -
North West -13 2 £27,000 -
Manchester -17 2 £27,000 -
Scotland +31 1 £22,500 -50.54%
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £25,000 -
Woking - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £22,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £60,000 -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 101 (86.32%) Active Directory
2 94 (80.34%) Windows
3 88 (75.21%) Microsoft
4 60 (51.28%) PowerShell
5 56 (47.86%) MS Office
6 54 (46.15%) VMware
7 51 (43.59%) MS Excel
8 50 (42.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (41.03%) MS Exchange
10 44 (37.61%) Windows 7
11 40 (34.19%) Degree
12 39 (33.33%) VMware ESX
13 37 (31.62%) SCCM
14 35 (29.91%) Windows Server
15 33 (28.21%) ITIL
16 32 (27.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (27.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 31 (26.50%) VMware Workstation
17 31 (26.50%) Internet
18 30 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
19 29 (24.79%) SLA
20 28 (23.93%) Workflow
21 24 (20.51%) Citrix
21 24 (20.51%) Skype for Business
22 23 (19.66%) Hedge funds
22 23 (19.66%) Finance
23 22 (18.80%) Apple
24 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
25 18 (15.38%) Twitter
26 17 (14.53%) Mac OS

Software Packaging
Top Related 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 48 (41.03%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.51%) Skype for Business
3 9 (7.69%) IIS
3 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (47.86%) MS Office
2 51 (43.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.42%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) 3G
2 6 (5.13%) Firewall
2 6 (5.13%) NAS
2 6 (5.13%) SAN
3 5 (4.27%) Skype
3 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.56%) DHCP
4 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) PPP
6 1 (0.85%) HTTP
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MSI
2 6 (5.13%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.71%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) GitLab
4 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
2 2 (1.71%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (51.28%) Support Engineer
2 29 (24.79%) Active Directory Engineer
3 28 (23.93%) VMware Engineer
4 27 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (22.22%) Active Directory Support
5 26 (22.22%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 25 (21.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 25 (21.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (21.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (21.37%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (18.80%) Analyst
7 22 (18.80%) Windows Support Engineer
8 20 (17.09%) VMware Support Engineer
8 20 (17.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (16.24%) Server Engineer
9 19 (16.24%) Windows Server Engineer
10 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
10 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (15.38%) Server Support
10 18 (15.38%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) Velocity
2 1 (0.85%) Django
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) JSON
2 1 (0.85%) REST
2 1 (0.85%) SOAP
2 1 (0.85%) Twisted
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Hedge funds
2 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.27%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.27%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (3.42%) Fintech
6 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.71%) PMI
7 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (80.34%) Windows
2 44 (37.61%) Windows 7
3 35 (29.91%) Windows Server
4 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.53%) Mac OS
6 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 12 (10.26%) Linux
8 12 (10.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) ITIL
2 32 (27.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (27.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 28 (23.93%) Workflow
4 16 (13.68%) Asset Management
5 13 (11.11%) Service Management
6 12 (10.26%) Line Management
7 11 (9.40%) ITSM
7 11 (9.40%) Software Asset Management
8 10 (8.55%) Software Distribution
9 9 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
9 9 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (5.98%) Migration
10 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.98%) Statistics
11 6 (5.13%) Application Packaging
11 6 (5.13%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.13%) Matrix Management
11 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.28%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (3.42%) SQL
4 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.56%) Python
4 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.56%) VBA
5 2 (1.71%) Go
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (34.19%) Degree
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.97%) MCP
3 14 (11.97%) MCSE
4 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.55%) MCSA
6 6 (5.13%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCA
9 1 (0.85%) CCAA
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.85%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (86.32%) Active Directory
2 50 (42.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 31 (26.50%) VMware Workstation
5 30 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.84%) vSphere
7 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.71%) Docker
9 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (31.62%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) Sysprep
2 4 (3.42%) ThinApp
3 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.71%) Ansible
3 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 88 (75.21%) Microsoft
2 54 (46.15%) VMware
3 24 (20.51%) Citrix
4 22 (18.80%) Apple
5 18 (15.38%) Twitter
6 14 (11.97%) HP
7 11 (9.40%) Bomgar
8 7 (5.98%) AppSense
9 6 (5.13%) Dell
9 6 (5.13%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.42%) Adobe
11 2 (1.71%) Google
11 2 (1.71%) IronPort
11 2 (1.71%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.71%) Symantec
11 2 (1.71%) T-Plan
12 1 (0.85%) CA
12 1 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
12 1 (0.85%) CommVault
12 1 (0.85%) Splunk
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50,000 - £70,000 and strong bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Channel Isles
itecopeople
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + salary neg on exp + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 25 days ago