The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 111 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 2.60% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 9
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
195 269 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.17% 13.85% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 170 249 159
Average salary £42,000 £41,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Microsoft App-V
West Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Microsoft App-V Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) SCCM
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) AppSense
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) MCTS
6 7 (38.89%) MCITP
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) MCSE
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (33.33%) MSI
7 6 (33.33%) XenApp
7 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
8 5 (27.78%) SCOM
9 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) MOM
9 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (22.22%) Symantec
9 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
9 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MSI
2 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
3 3 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Packager
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Software Packager
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) OCX
1 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) VBScript
1 3 (16.67%) VB
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
2 7 (38.89%) MCTS
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (22.22%) CCEE
5 3 (16.67%) CCIA
5 3 (16.67%) CCA
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) XenApp
4 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (22.22%) UAG
6 2 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 4 (22.22%) MOM
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (16.67%) XenMobile
5 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) AppSense
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
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