The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 219 221 255
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 28 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 2.45% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 11
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
743 611 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.80% 9.25% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 639 521 497
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
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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 +7 17 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Manchester +1 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Citrix
3 30 (88.24%) VMware
4 23 (67.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (50.00%) XenApp
6 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
7 14 (41.18%) XenDesktop
8 12 (35.29%) SCCM
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) VBScript
11 7 (20.59%) CCA
11 7 (20.59%) MSI
11 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
11 7 (20.59%) AppDNA
12 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
12 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) QA
12 6 (17.65%) AppSense
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.71%) Degree
13 5 (14.71%) CCEE
13 5 (14.71%) CCIA
14 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MSI
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Lead Technical Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Lead Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (11.76%) Test Management
2 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Security
3 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.94%) Information Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCA
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) CCEE
4 5 (14.71%) CCIA
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.88%) MCITP
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
7 1 (2.94%) MCSD
7 1 (2.94%) CCEA
7 1 (2.94%) CCAA
7 1 (2.94%) VCDX
7 1 (2.94%) VCP4
7 1 (2.94%) NCIE
7 1 (2.94%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (50.00%) XenApp
3 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 14 (41.18%) XenDesktop
5 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.76%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) AppDNA
3 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.88%) SCSM
3 2 (5.88%) XenMobile
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Citrix
2 30 (88.24%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) AppSense
5 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
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