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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 229 244 213
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 27 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 1.80% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 22
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
694 556 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.66% 7.57% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 541 430 626
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 18 April 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 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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +11 21 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Manchester - 6 £50,000 - 4
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Citrix
3 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 19 (48.72%) XenApp
4 19 (48.72%) Windows 7
5 17 (43.59%) XenDesktop
5 17 (43.59%) SCCM
6 16 (41.03%) AppSense
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.77%) Application Packaging
9 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (28.21%) Migration
11 10 (25.64%) MCSE
11 10 (25.64%) MCITP
12 9 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (23.08%) Finance
13 8 (20.51%) MSI
13 8 (20.51%) InstallShield
13 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
14 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.95%) VBScript
15 6 (15.38%) SQL
15 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
15 6 (15.38%) CCA
15 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (15.38%) Symantec
15 6 (15.38%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) SMS
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MSI
1 8 (20.51%) InstallShield
2 5 (12.82%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Trainee
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Product Management
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) VBScript
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) MCSE
2 10 (25.64%) MCITP
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) CCA
5 6 (15.38%) CCEE
5 6 (15.38%) CCIA
6 4 (10.26%) ISEB
6 4 (10.26%) MCTS
7 3 (7.69%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) HND
8 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.56%) VCAP
9 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) XenApp
2 17 (43.59%) XenDesktop
3 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 5 (12.82%) vSphere
5 5 (12.82%) XenServer
6 4 (10.26%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (10.26%) UAG
7 1 (2.56%) Xen
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) SCOM
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (10.26%) MOM
4 4 (10.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Citrix
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) AppSense
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) Symantec
5 6 (15.38%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
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