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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 229 222 258
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 3.80% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 18
Average salary £32,000 £38,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.33% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,600 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
809 579 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.98% 8.52% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 706 485 552
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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
Cheshire -7 16 £32,000 -14.66%
Manchester -12 5 £43,000 -21.81% 4
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Citrix
2 26 (89.66%) VMware
3 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) XenApp
5 12 (41.38%) XenDesktop
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) SCCM
7 8 (27.59%) Application Packaging
7 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) VBScript
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) QA
8 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.69%) AppDNA
9 5 (17.24%) MSI
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) MCSE
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) CCA
10 4 (13.79%) LAN
10 4 (13.79%) WAN
10 4 (13.79%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Lead Technical Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Lead Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
2 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
2 4 (13.79%) Test Management
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Security
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) DNA
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) Information Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) CCA
2 4 (13.79%) MCITP
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CCEE
4 2 (6.90%) CCIA
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) CCEA
5 1 (3.45%) MCSD
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) VCP5
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.45%) CCAA
5 1 (3.45%) VCDX
5 1 (3.45%) VCP4
5 1 (3.45%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) XenApp
3 12 (41.38%) XenDesktop
4 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) AppDNA
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Citrix
1 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) AppSense
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago