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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 135 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 1.46% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
292 342 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.37% 14.86% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 220 267 201
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
6 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 5 (35.71%) XenMobile
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (35.71%) AppSense
6 5 (35.71%) Application Packaging
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) XenServer
7 4 (28.57%) SCVMM
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) CCEE
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) CCA
8 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) MSI
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Packager
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Mobility Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (14.29%) MOF
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
1 3 (21.43%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) CCEE
3 3 (21.43%) CCA
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) MCTS
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (14.29%) CCIA
5 1 (7.14%) CCEA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) XenApp
2 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) XenServer
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) Xen
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) XenMobile
2 4 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Intune
4 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) AppSense
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
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