The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 30 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 230 231 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 14 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.19% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 2.48% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 45
Average salary £44,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
704 564 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.84% 7.79% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 587 474 658
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Microsoft App-V Salary Histogram in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Cheshire -2 8 - -
Manchester -5 2 £44,250 +18.00% 4
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Citrix
3 21 (63.64%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (45.45%) MCSE
6 15 (45.45%) MCITP
6 15 (45.45%) Migration
6 15 (45.45%) XenApp
7 14 (42.42%) XenDesktop
8 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
8 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (36.36%) SCCM
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
10 10 (30.30%) Finance
10 10 (30.30%) AppSense
11 9 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 9 (27.27%) Application Packaging
12 8 (24.24%) Fujitsu
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
12 8 (24.24%) Retail
13 7 (21.21%) VBScript
13 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
14 6 (18.18%) SCOM
14 6 (18.18%) SQL
14 6 (18.18%) MSI

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SMS
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) DSL
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
1 9 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Trainee
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) DNA
6 1 (3.03%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) VBScript
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (45.45%) MCSE
2 15 (45.45%) MCITP
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CCA
4 5 (15.15%) CCEE
4 5 (15.15%) CCIA
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) MCTS
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) ISEB
6 2 (6.06%) HND
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) XenApp
2 14 (42.42%) XenDesktop
3 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.12%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (12.12%) UAG
6 1 (3.03%) Xen
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (12.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (12.12%) MOM
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.03%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Citrix
2 21 (63.64%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) AppSense
5 8 (24.24%) Fujitsu
6 4 (12.12%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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