The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 105 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.14% 0.48% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 12.07% 7.26% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
174 124 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.44% 6.64% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 118 82 123
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Microsoft App-V
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 10 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Crewe +3 6 - -
Chester +15 5 £42,500 +8.97%
Knutsford - 4 - -
Microsoft App-V
North West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (78.57%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Citrix
3 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) XenApp
6 12 (42.86%) XenDesktop
6 12 (42.86%) Application Packaging
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (39.29%) AppSense
8 10 (35.71%) SCCM
9 9 (32.14%) Finance
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 8 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (28.57%) MSI
10 8 (28.57%) InstallShield
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 7 (25.00%) VBScript
12 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
12 6 (21.43%) Migration
12 6 (21.43%) Retail
12 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
12 6 (21.43%) QA
13 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.86%) CCEE
13 5 (17.86%) CCIA
13 5 (17.86%) CCA
13 5 (17.86%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MSI
1 8 (28.57%) InstallShield
2 5 (17.86%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Citrix Architect
1 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
2 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.14%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Software Packager
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Product Management
5 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) VBScript
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) CCEE
2 5 (17.86%) CCIA
2 5 (17.86%) CCA
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) ISEB
3 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) HND
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) XenApp
2 12 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Citrix
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) AppSense
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
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