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 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 121 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 1 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.063% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 0.86% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 35
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
224 116 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.56% 7.29% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 81 177
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £55,000
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 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 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
(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
Knutsford - 3 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
North West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (91.67%) Citrix
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) Windows 7
5 12 (50.00%) XenApp
6 11 (45.83%) XenDesktop
6 11 (45.83%) MCITP
6 11 (45.83%) Migration
6 11 (45.83%) MCSE
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (37.50%) Application Packaging
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (33.33%) AppSense
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (29.17%) VBScript
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) MSI
10 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (25.00%) SCCM
10 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
10 6 (25.00%) Retail
11 4 (16.67%) QA
11 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
11 4 (16.67%) SMS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SMS
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) DSL
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MSI
2 2 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Coordinator
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Trainee
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) VBScript
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) MCSE
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (45.83%) MCITP
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCEE
4 3 (12.50%) CCIA
4 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCA
5 2 (8.33%) HND
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) XenApp
2 11 (45.83%) XenDesktop
3 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Citrix
2 18 (75.00%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) AppSense
4 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) CA