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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 102 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.076% 0.96% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 7.35% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 9
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +12.42%
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
188 245 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.23% 13.12% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 156 208 116
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £50,000 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016. 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 -7 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
North West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) VBScript
5 5 (50.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) QA
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (30.00%) Product Management
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Test Management
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (20.00%) User Experience
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) Use Case
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) VB
8 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Product Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) Axway
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos