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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 204 223 250
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 38 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 2.35% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 3
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
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
722 637 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.54% 9.54% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 595 525 426
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 £21,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
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 4 March 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 4 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
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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 +24 24 £40,000 -27.27%
Cheshire -1 14 £30,000 -27.27% 6
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) Citrix
3 37 (77.08%) VMware
4 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 23 (47.92%) XenApp
7 21 (43.75%) SCCM
8 20 (41.67%) XenDesktop
9 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
10 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 13 (27.08%) MSI
11 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
12 12 (25.00%) AppSense
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (25.00%) SQL
12 12 (25.00%) VBScript
13 10 (20.83%) Migration
13 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (20.83%) MCITP
14 9 (18.75%) MCP
14 9 (18.75%) CCA
15 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
15 8 (16.67%) CCEE
15 8 (16.67%) CCIA
15 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (14.58%) AppDNA
16 7 (14.58%) MCSE
16 7 (14.58%) Application Packaging
16 7 (14.58%) WSUS
16 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (8.33%) SMS
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MSI
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Lead Technical Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Lead Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Build Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
3 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Test Management
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Security
5 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.08%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.08%) Workflow
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) VBScript
3 6 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (20.83%) MCITP
3 9 (18.75%) MCP
3 9 (18.75%) CCA
4 8 (16.67%) CCEE
4 8 (16.67%) CCIA
5 7 (14.58%) MCSE
6 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) VCP4
7 2 (4.17%) MCSA
8 1 (2.08%) VCP5
8 1 (2.08%) CCAA
8 1 (2.08%) MCSD
8 1 (2.08%) CCEA
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) VCDX
8 1 (2.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 23 (47.92%) XenApp
4 20 (41.67%) XenDesktop
5 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.33%) Terminal Server
7 3 (6.25%) XenServer
8 1 (2.08%) vCloud
8 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (43.75%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) AppDNA
2 7 (14.58%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.17%) SCSM
3 2 (4.17%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Citrix
2 37 (77.08%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) AppSense
5 4 (8.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) Siemens
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Sophos
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago