Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1130 1209
Rank change year-on-year +76 +79 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 135 89 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 120 75 84
UK median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.28% -5.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £65,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% -4.00%

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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 14 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 20 November 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 +98 127 £42,500 +28.79% 10
London +42 78 £47,500 +25.00% 4
UK excluding London +33 55 £35,000 +9.38% 6
South West +33 27 £35,000 - 1
North of England +17 8 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +14 8 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Midlands - 6 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +13 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Channel Islands +4 5 £32,500 -10.96%
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
North East - 2 £30,000 - 1
Scotland -27 1 £42,500 -29.17%
North West - 1 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 104 (77.04%) PowerShell
2 100 (74.07%) SCCM
3 97 (71.85%) Active Directory
4 92 (68.15%) Microsoft
5 88 (65.19%) Windows
6 73 (54.07%) Office 365
7 65 (48.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 64 (47.41%) Windows 7
9 60 (44.44%) Windows Server
10 59 (43.70%) Finance
11 58 (42.96%) Windows 10
12 51 (37.78%) Asset Management
13 47 (34.81%) VMware
13 47 (34.81%) Citrix
13 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (34.07%) Task Automation
14 46 (34.07%) MSI
15 42 (31.11%) ITIL
16 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (22.96%) SAN
18 30 (22.22%) HP
18 30 (22.22%) DHCP
18 30 (22.22%) DNS
19 29 (21.48%) VMware ESXi
20 28 (20.74%) vSphere
20 28 (20.74%) NAS
20 28 (20.74%) IIS
21 27 (20.00%) SQL
22 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
23 24 (17.78%) TCP/IP

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 28 (20.74%) IIS
2 19 (14.07%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.96%) nginx
5 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 73 (54.07%) Office 365
2 15 (11.11%) SaaS
3 5 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.48%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.96%) SAN
2 30 (22.22%) DHCP
2 30 (22.22%) DNS
3 28 (20.74%) NAS
4 24 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.19%) PCoIP
5 7 (5.19%) Skype
6 6 (4.44%) LAN
7 5 (3.70%) WAN
8 4 (2.96%) Firewall
9 3 (2.22%) SSL
9 3 (2.22%) VPN
10 2 (1.48%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.48%) VLAN
11 1 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.74%) IPsec
11 1 (0.74%) RIP
11 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.96%) KDB
5 4 (2.96%) Kdb+
5 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (34.07%) MSI
2 15 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 15 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.96%) webpack
General
1 59 (43.70%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Analyst
2 40 (29.63%) Desktop Support
3 38 (28.15%) Desktop Engineer
4 32 (23.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (22.96%) Support Analyst
6 28 (20.74%) SCCM Engineer
6 28 (20.74%) Support Engineer
7 26 (19.26%) Infrastructure Support
8 25 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
9 24 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 23 (17.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 23 (17.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 23 (17.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 22 (16.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 22 (16.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 18 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (12.59%) Citrix Engineer
13 17 (12.59%) Citrix Support
13 17 (12.59%) Office 365 Engineer
14 16 (11.85%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) .NET
1 5 (3.70%) JSON
1 5 (3.70%) REST
1 5 (3.70%) WinForms
1 5 (3.70%) WPF
1 5 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.96%) CSS
2 4 (2.96%) CSS3
2 4 (2.96%) Flask
2 4 (2.96%) HTML
2 4 (2.96%) HTML5
2 4 (2.96%) React
2 4 (2.96%) WebSockets
3 3 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 18 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.93%) Fintech
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.22%) PKI
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (65.19%) Windows
2 64 (47.41%) Windows 7
3 60 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 58 (42.96%) Windows 10
5 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.41%) Linux
8 8 (5.93%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.19%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.44%) Unix
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.78%) Asset Management
2 46 (34.07%) Task Automation
3 42 (31.11%) ITIL
4 24 (17.78%) Migration
5 22 (16.30%) Software Distribution
6 21 (15.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 21 (15.56%) Compatibility Testing
6 21 (15.56%) Workload Management
7 19 (14.07%) Application Packaging
8 15 (11.11%) ETL
9 14 (10.37%) Patch Management
10 10 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.93%) Automated Trading
11 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.19%) Change Management
13 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.44%) Line Management
13 6 (4.44%) Service Management
14 5 (3.70%) DevOps
14 5 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 104 (77.04%) PowerShell
2 27 (20.00%) SQL
3 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 15 (11.11%) VBA
5 7 (5.19%) VBScript
6 5 (3.70%) C#
6 5 (3.70%) Perl
6 5 (3.70%) Python
6 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.96%) ES6
8 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.74%) Java
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.19%) MCSE
5 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.96%) MCSA
6 3 (2.22%) CCA
7 2 (1.48%) CCAA
7 2 (1.48%) CCNA
7 2 (1.48%) CCNP
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCITP
7 2 (1.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.74%) ACTC
8 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) VCP4
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (71.85%) Active Directory
2 65 (48.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (21.48%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (20.74%) vSphere
6 24 (17.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.44%) BitLocker
9 5 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.96%) XenApp
11 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.74%) KVM
12 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 100 (74.07%) SCCM
2 13 (9.63%) SCOrch
3 10 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.19%) SCOM
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.48%) Puppet
6 2 (1.48%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.74%) Cacti
7 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.74%) Graphite
7 1 (0.74%) Icinga
7 1 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.74%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.74%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 92 (68.15%) Microsoft
2 47 (34.81%) Citrix
2 47 (34.81%) VMware
3 30 (22.22%) HP
4 18 (13.33%) Bloomberg
4 18 (13.33%) FactSet
4 18 (13.33%) Reuters
5 9 (6.67%) Apple
6 5 (3.70%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.22%) Cisco
7 3 (2.22%) CommVault
7 3 (2.22%) EMC
7 3 (2.22%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.48%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.48%) DataCore
8 2 (1.48%) iManage
9 1 (0.74%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.74%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec