The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 194 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 33 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.25% 3.53% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 16
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Microsoft App-V
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
776 737 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.04% 13.41% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 565 523
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,320 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Microsoft App-V Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 22 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough - 5 £50,000 -
Bracknell -3 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 67 (93.06%) Citrix
2 50 (69.44%) XenApp
3 46 (63.89%) XenDesktop
4 42 (58.33%) VMware
5 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
6 36 (50.00%) AppSense
7 33 (45.83%) Windows
8 32 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
9 29 (40.28%) NetScaler
10 27 (37.50%) SCCM
11 26 (36.11%) Hyper-V
12 25 (34.72%) XenServer
13 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (31.94%) CCA
15 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (27.78%) HP
15 20 (27.78%) SAN
16 19 (26.39%) MCSE
16 19 (26.39%) CCEE
17 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
18 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
18 16 (22.22%) Linux
19 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
19 15 (20.83%) Thin Client
19 15 (20.83%) Fat Client
19 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
20 12 (16.67%) VMware ESX
20 12 (16.67%) Finance
20 12 (16.67%) vSphere
20 12 (16.67%) XenMobile

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) NetScaler
2 20 (27.78%) SAN
3 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (4.17%) Firewall
6 2 (2.78%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.78%) Network Security
6 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.39%) NAS
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) IPsec
7 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Consultant
2 20 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
3 18 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 15 (20.83%) Architect
5 14 (19.44%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (18.06%) Citrix Specialist
7 12 (16.67%) Citrix Technical Consultant
8 9 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (9.72%) Citrix Support
10 6 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
11 5 (6.94%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
12 4 (5.56%) Senior Architect
12 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
13 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
14 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support
14 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Thin Client
1 15 (20.83%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.72%) EqualLogic
3 5 (6.94%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.89%) SUSE
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.33%) UNIX
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (6.94%) ITIL
3 4 (5.56%) Migration
4 3 (4.17%) Service Management
4 3 (4.17%) Change Control
5 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (1.39%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.39%) Project Management
6 1 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.39%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) VBScript
4 2 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (31.94%) CCA
3 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (26.39%) MCSE
4 19 (26.39%) CCEE
5 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 10 (13.89%) MCTS
6 10 (13.89%) Linux+ Certification
7 9 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (12.50%) MCITP
7 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.33%) CCIA
9 5 (6.94%) NCDA
9 5 (6.94%) NCIE
9 5 (6.94%) VCAP
10 3 (4.17%) CCEA
11 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 50 (69.44%) XenApp
2 46 (63.89%) XenDesktop
3 26 (36.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (34.72%) XenServer
5 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 12 (16.67%) vSphere
8 11 (15.28%) UAG
9 10 (13.89%) IAG
10 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.78%) Xen
12 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (37.50%) SCCM
2 12 (16.67%) XenMobile
3 10 (13.89%) NetBackup
4 7 (9.72%) Backup Exec
4 7 (9.72%) SCOM
5 4 (5.56%) WSUS
6 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.78%) MOM
6 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.39%) OpenView
7 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.39%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (93.06%) Citrix
2 42 (58.33%) VMware
3 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
4 36 (50.00%) AppSense
5 20 (27.78%) HP
6 11 (15.28%) Symantec
7 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
8 9 (12.50%) EMC
9 7 (9.72%) NetApp
9 7 (9.72%) Dell
9 7 (9.72%) PlateSpin
9 7 (9.72%) Fujitsu
9 7 (9.72%) Veeam
10 5 (6.94%) Lumension
11 4 (5.56%) McAfee
12 3 (4.17%) Sophos
12 3 (4.17%) Remedy
12 3 (4.17%) Cisco
13 1 (1.39%) IBM
13 1 (1.39%) Veritas