The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 117 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 1.01% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 10.53% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Microsoft App-V
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
162 171 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.42% 9.55% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118 117 89
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington +3 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Microsoft App-V
North West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (60.00%) XenApp
4 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) VBScript
6 7 (35.00%) MSI
6 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
6 7 (35.00%) SCCM
6 7 (35.00%) AppDNA
7 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) VB
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) Computer Security
10 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) QA
11 2 (10.00%) Publishing
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
11 2 (10.00%) User Experience
11 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
11 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Lead Technical Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Use Case
3 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) VBScript
3 6 (30.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
1 7 (35.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft