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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 244 240 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 4 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.057% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 0.70% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 46
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £55,500 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
708 575 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.66% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 568 488 597
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 August 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 27 August 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
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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 -8 4 - -
Manchester -3 3 £38,500 +2.66%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Citrix
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 18 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (46.67%) XenApp
7 13 (43.33%) XenDesktop
7 13 (43.33%) MCSE
7 13 (43.33%) Migration
7 13 (43.33%) MCITP
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (33.33%) SCCM
9 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (30.00%) AppSense
10 9 (30.00%) Application Packaging
11 8 (26.67%) Finance
11 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
11 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (23.33%) VBScript
12 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (20.00%) Fujitsu
13 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 6 (20.00%) MSI
13 6 (20.00%) Retail
14 5 (16.67%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SMS
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) DSL
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MSI
2 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Trainee
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Product Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) DNA
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) VBScript
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) MCSE
2 13 (43.33%) MCITP
3 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) CCA
6 3 (10.00%) CCEE
6 3 (10.00%) CCIA
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) HND
7 2 (6.67%) ISEB
7 2 (6.67%) MCTS
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.33%) NCIE
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) XenApp
2 13 (43.33%) XenDesktop
3 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (6.67%) UAG
7 1 (3.33%) Xen
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) MOM
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Citrix
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) AppSense
5 6 (20.00%) Fujitsu
6 2 (6.67%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) BMC