The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 114 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 22 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 0.98% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 6.51% 5.88% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Microsoft App-V
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
338 374 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.61% 16.64% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 231 310 190
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Reading region.

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Microsoft App-V Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 39 (88.64%) Citrix
2 25 (56.82%) AppSense
3 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 23 (52.27%) XenApp
4 23 (52.27%) XenDesktop
5 22 (50.00%) VMware
6 20 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (45.45%) NetScaler
7 19 (43.18%) SCCM
8 18 (40.91%) CCA
9 17 (38.64%) Windows
10 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (34.09%) MCSE
12 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
12 14 (31.82%) HP
12 14 (31.82%) Thin Client
12 14 (31.82%) Fat Client
12 14 (31.82%) CCEE
13 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
14 11 (25.00%) XenServer
14 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (25.00%) UAG
15 10 (22.73%) IAG
15 10 (22.73%) XenMobile
15 10 (22.73%) Linux
15 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
15 10 (22.73%) Linux+ Certification
15 10 (22.73%) SUSE
16 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
17 8 (18.18%) Windows 7

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Citrix Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Citrix Specialist
2 13 (29.55%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix Support
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Citrix Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Thin Client
1 14 (31.82%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) SUSE
3 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Change Control
2 3 (6.82%) Service Management
2 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (40.91%) CCA
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (34.09%) MCSE
5 14 (31.82%) CCEE
6 10 (22.73%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (13.64%) MCTS
8 5 (11.36%) MCITP
8 5 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.55%) CCEA
11 1 (2.27%) CCIA
11 1 (2.27%) NCDA
11 1 (2.27%) NCIE
11 1 (2.27%) VCAP
11 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) XenApp
1 23 (52.27%) XenDesktop
2 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.00%) XenServer
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) UAG
4 10 (22.73%) IAG
5 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (11.36%) vSphere
6 5 (11.36%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (4.55%) Xen
9 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) SCCM
2 10 (22.73%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.82%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.27%) MOM
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Citrix
2 25 (56.82%) AppSense
3 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) VMware
5 14 (31.82%) HP
6 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.09%) McAfee
7 4 (9.09%) Lumension
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) Sophos
8 3 (6.82%) Remedy
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.27%) Veeam
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) NetApp
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint