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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 209 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 35 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 5.29% 3.13% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 1
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -1.04%
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
662 640 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 9.18% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 510 505 423
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 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 March 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
(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
Manchester +27 30 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cheshire -5 5 £30,000 -27.27%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 48 (80.00%) Citrix
3 41 (68.33%) VMware
4 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 31 (51.67%) XenApp
6 29 (48.33%) SCCM
7 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (43.33%) XenDesktop
9 23 (38.33%) AppSense
10 20 (33.33%) MSI
10 20 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
13 17 (28.33%) MCITP
14 16 (26.67%) Migration
14 16 (26.67%) MCP
15 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 14 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
16 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (21.67%) CCA
17 13 (21.67%) SQL
18 12 (20.00%) VBScript
18 12 (20.00%) CCEE
18 12 (20.00%) CCIA
19 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
20 8 (13.33%) WSUS
20 8 (13.33%) Clustering
20 8 (13.33%) Application Packaging
20 8 (13.33%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) SMS
2 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) NAS
5 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MSI
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Lead Technical Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Lead Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
1 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Clustering
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) UNIX
6 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL
2 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.00%) Test Management
3 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.33%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (1.67%) Product Management
5 1 (1.67%) Workflow
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) VBScript
4 8 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (28.33%) MCITP
3 16 (26.67%) MCP
4 14 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (21.67%) CCA
6 12 (20.00%) CCIA
6 12 (20.00%) CCEE
7 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (11.67%) MCSE
8 6 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (5.00%) MCSA
10 1 (1.67%) MCSD
10 1 (1.67%) CCEA
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.67%) CCAA
10 1 (1.67%) VCDX
10 1 (1.67%) VCP4
10 1 (1.67%) VCAP
10 1 (1.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) XenApp
3 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (43.33%) XenDesktop
5 7 (11.67%) XenServer
5 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (48.33%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) WSUS
3 7 (11.67%) AppDNA
4 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.33%) SCSM
4 2 (3.33%) XenMobile
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Citrix
2 41 (68.33%) VMware
3 23 (38.33%) AppSense
4 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.33%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.33%) Siemens
6 2 (3.33%) Sophos
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago