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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 203 222 239
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 39 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 6.15% 3.54% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
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
634 678 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.93% 9.82% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 478 524 412
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 6 May 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
Manchester +46 37 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire -11 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 66 (95.65%) Windows
2 57 (82.61%) Citrix
3 50 (72.46%) VMware
4 42 (60.87%) XenApp
5 37 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (53.62%) XenDesktop
6 34 (49.28%) AppSense
7 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
8 29 (42.03%) Windows 7
8 29 (42.03%) SCCM
9 20 (28.99%) MSI
10 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 17 (24.64%) MCITP
13 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
13 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
13 16 (23.19%) Migration
13 16 (23.19%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (23.19%) MCP
14 15 (21.74%) CCA
14 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
15 14 (20.29%) Client/Server
15 14 (20.29%) CCEE
15 14 (20.29%) CCIA
15 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (15.94%) SQL
18 10 (14.49%) VBScript
18 10 (14.49%) Clustering
19 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
1 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) SMS
2 4 (5.80%) DHCP
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) VoIP
4 2 (2.90%) OpenScape
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) NAS
5 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Architect
2 23 (33.33%) Citrix Architect
3 15 (21.74%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Lead Technical Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Lead Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Client/Server
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (95.65%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows 7
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Migration
2 4 (5.80%) ITIL
2 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Security
4 2 (2.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.90%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (2.90%) Software Deployment
4 2 (2.90%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.45%) Product Management
5 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.45%) Use Case
5 1 (1.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) VBScript
4 8 (11.59%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (24.64%) MCITP
3 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (23.19%) MCP
4 15 (21.74%) CCA
5 14 (20.29%) CCIA
5 14 (20.29%) CCEE
6 7 (10.14%) MCSE
7 6 (8.70%) Degree
8 3 (4.35%) MCSA
9 1 (1.45%) MCSD
9 1 (1.45%) CCEA
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) CCAA
9 1 (1.45%) VCDX
9 1 (1.45%) VCP4
9 1 (1.45%) VCAP
9 1 (1.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (60.87%) XenApp
2 37 (53.62%) XenDesktop
2 37 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (13.04%) XenServer
5 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (42.03%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) WSUS
3 7 (10.14%) AppDNA
4 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.90%) SCSM
4 2 (2.90%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.90%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) Citrix
2 50 (72.46%) VMware
3 34 (49.28%) AppSense
4 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.80%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.90%) Siemens
6 2 (2.90%) Sophos
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) BMC