The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 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 - 207 194
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category - 1.69% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 24
Average salary - £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
611 415 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.03% 8.20% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 529 351 624
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 the South West

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) MSI
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) OCX
4 4 (44.44%) AppSense
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy
6 2 (22.22%) Sophos
7 1 (11.11%) InstallShield

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 4 (44.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) AppSense
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris