Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 992 1069 1131
Rank change year-on-year +77 +62 +89
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 148 137 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.076% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 104 125 75
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,625 £31,250 £31,350
90th Percentile £65,875 £72,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -11.11%

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 62,961 72,114 72,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.53% 40.14% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51,712 60,032 62,959
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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 +92 143 £42,500 - 10
London +57 77 £45,000 -5.26% 4
UK excluding London +64 68 £35,000 - 6
South West +27 28 £35,000 - 2
South East +39 21 £42,500 - 1
North of England +32 11 £31,250 -21.88% 1
North West +28 8 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Midlands +33 4 £24,000 -43.53% 2
Yorkshire +13 3 £24,000 -43.53%
East Midlands - 3 £24,000 -
Channel Islands -9 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands +36 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 104 (70.27%) SCCM
2 93 (62.84%) Windows
3 89 (60.14%) Microsoft
4 81 (54.73%) PowerShell
5 70 (47.30%) ITIL
6 67 (45.27%) Windows 10
7 63 (42.57%) Windows 7
8 61 (41.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 60 (40.54%) Citrix
10 59 (39.86%) Active Directory
11 40 (27.03%) MSI
12 39 (26.35%) Finance
13 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 37 (25.00%) Software Distribution
14 35 (23.65%) Windows Server
14 35 (23.65%) Task Automation
15 33 (22.30%) Office 365
16 32 (21.62%) Asset Management
16 32 (21.62%) DNS
16 32 (21.62%) Application Virtualisation
17 31 (20.95%) DHCP
18 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Office
19 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 29 (19.59%) Application Packaging
20 28 (18.92%) TCP/IP
21 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (18.24%) WSUS
22 26 (17.57%) ITIL V3
22 26 (17.57%) Configuration Management
22 26 (17.57%) Banking

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 7 (4.73%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.30%) Office 365
2 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.05%) SaaS
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.62%) DNS
2 31 (20.95%) DHCP
3 28 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.08%) LAN
5 8 (5.41%) WAN
6 6 (4.05%) Firewall
6 6 (4.05%) Network Security
6 6 (4.05%) VPN
7 4 (2.70%) Skype
7 4 (2.70%) Wireless
8 3 (2.03%) DSL
9 1 (0.68%) Internet
9 1 (0.68%) VoIP
9 1 (0.68%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (27.03%) MSI
2 10 (6.76%) AdminStudio
3 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.05%) InstallShield
5 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.38%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.70%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.35%) GitLab
7 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (26.35%) Finance
2 26 (17.57%) Banking
3 19 (12.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Front Office
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Analyst
2 34 (22.97%) Support Analyst
3 33 (22.30%) Support Engineer
4 22 (14.86%) Desktop Support
4 22 (14.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 21 (14.19%) Desktop Engineer
5 21 (14.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 21 (14.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 20 (13.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 17 (11.49%) SCCM Engineer
8 15 (10.14%) Software Packager
9 12 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
9 12 (8.11%) Citrix Support
9 12 (8.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 12 (8.11%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (6.08%) Administrator
10 9 (6.08%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (6.08%) Technical Support
10 9 (6.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.35%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) HTML
2 2 (1.35%) React Native
2 2 (1.35%) SOAP
2 2 (1.35%) WCF
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Fat Client
1 20 (13.51%) Thin Client
2 14 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.05%) Equities
3 6 (4.05%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.05%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.70%) iPad
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.35%) Handset
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 93 (62.84%) Windows
2 67 (45.27%) Windows 10
3 63 (42.57%) Windows 7
4 35 (23.65%) Windows Server
5 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.49%) Linux
7 11 (7.43%) Unix
8 10 (6.76%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.03%) CentOS
10 3 (2.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.30%) ITIL
2 37 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 35 (23.65%) Task Automation
4 32 (21.62%) Application Virtualisation
4 32 (21.62%) Asset Management
5 29 (19.59%) Application Packaging
6 26 (17.57%) Configuration Management
6 26 (17.57%) ITIL V3
7 24 (16.22%) Patch Management
8 23 (15.54%) Validation
9 22 (14.86%) Compatibility Testing
9 22 (14.86%) Workload Management
10 17 (11.49%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (11.49%) Software Delivery
11 16 (10.81%) Service Management
12 15 (10.14%) Change Management
12 15 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (10.14%) Security Patching
13 14 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (9.46%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.73%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.81%) VBScript
3 11 (7.43%) VB
4 9 (6.08%) SQL
5 4 (2.70%) C
6 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.03%) Perl
6 3 (2.03%) Python
7 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 15 (10.14%) MCDST
5 10 (6.76%) MCSA
6 9 (6.08%) Degree
7 7 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.38%) CCA
8 5 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.38%) MCITP
8 5 (3.38%) MCSE
9 4 (2.70%) MCP
10 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (41.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 59 (39.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.05%) BitLocker
5 5 (3.38%) Docker
5 5 (3.38%) XenServer
6 4 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.03%) GlusterFS
7 3 (2.03%) XenApp
7 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 104 (70.27%) SCCM
2 27 (18.24%) WSUS
3 15 (10.14%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (2.70%) Ansible
4 4 (2.70%) ThinApp
5 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.03%) Puppet
5 3 (2.03%) Terraform
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 60 (40.54%) Citrix
3 25 (16.89%) Ivanti
4 23 (15.54%) VMware
5 19 (12.84%) Bloomberg
5 19 (12.84%) Reuters
6 18 (12.16%) FactSet
7 16 (10.81%) Intel
8 15 (10.14%) IBM
8 15 (10.14%) Splunk
8 15 (10.14%) Sun
9 10 (6.76%) Autodesk
10 8 (5.41%) WorldPay
11 7 (4.73%) Lotus
12 6 (4.05%) FXall
12 6 (4.05%) Tradeweb
13 5 (3.38%) HP
14 4 (2.70%) Cisco
14 4 (2.70%) Siebel
15 3 (2.03%) Red Hat