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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 235 238 231
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 12 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 1.13% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Average salary £37,500 £44,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £39,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
659 705 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.12% 9.83% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 511 580 499
Average salary £35,250 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.22% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 August 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 August 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 +15 10 £37,500 -15.25%
Cheshire -7 2 £40,000 -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) Citrix
3 36 (70.59%) AppSense
4 32 (62.75%) VMware
4 32 (62.75%) XenApp
5 31 (60.78%) XenDesktop
6 24 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
8 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (39.22%) SCCM
9 18 (35.29%) MCITP
10 17 (33.33%) MSI
10 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 16 (31.37%) Migration
11 16 (31.37%) MCP
12 15 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (27.45%) Client/Server
13 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (25.49%) Application Discovery
14 13 (25.49%) CCA
14 13 (25.49%) XenServer
15 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
16 11 (21.57%) CCEE
17 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
17 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
17 10 (19.61%) Clustering
18 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (17.65%) CCIA

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) NetScaler
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) SMS
3 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) OpenScape
4 1 (1.96%) DSL
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (3.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
1 19 (37.25%) Citrix Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Applications Packager
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (27.45%) Client/Server
3 10 (19.61%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Migration
2 13 (25.49%) Application Discovery
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.92%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (1.96%) Line Management
5 1 (1.96%) Change Control
5 1 (1.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) VBScript
3 4 (7.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (35.29%) MCITP
3 16 (31.37%) MCP
4 15 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (25.49%) CCA
6 11 (21.57%) CCEE
7 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) CCIA
9 4 (7.84%) MCSE
10 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.92%) Degree
11 2 (3.92%) MCSA
11 2 (3.92%) VCP5
11 2 (3.92%) CCAA
12 1 (1.96%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) XenApp
2 31 (60.78%) XenDesktop
3 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
3 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (25.49%) XenServer
5 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) WSUS
3 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Citrix
2 36 (70.59%) AppSense
3 32 (62.75%) VMware
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Siemens
5 2 (3.92%) Sophos
5 2 (3.92%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco