The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 663 547 499
Rank change year-on-year
-116 -48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 255 355 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 3.30% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 216 307 396
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12402 10768 11371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 9.92% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10291 9168 9736
Average salary £40,325 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

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

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Microsoft App-V Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -106 245 £45,000 - 38
London -108 112 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South East -16 59 £50,000 +11.11% 9
City of London -19 59 £47,500 - 6
Berkshire +15 42 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Reading +6 27 £50,000 +8.10% 5
East of England -12 23 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands +2 21 £37,500 -37.50% 3
South Yorkshire +3 19 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Yorkshire -17 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Sheffield +3 17 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Hertfordshire -4 12 £50,000 +5.26%
North West -7 9 £44,250 +18.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -13 9 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Coventry - 9 £37,500 -
Watford -10 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Essex -8 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Cheshire -13 7 - -
High Wycombe - 7 £50,000 -
Hampshire -9 6 £31,349 -19.50%
Knutsford - 6 - -
Slough +7 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Birmingham +4 5 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Oxfordshire +4 5 £50,000 +31.57%
Kent -4 5 £27,500 -63.33% 1
Harlow - 5 £42,500 -
Oxford - 5 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire -6 4 £33,250 +14.65%
Amersham - 4 £50,000 -
Hook - 4 - -

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 460 (78.23%) Windows
2 420 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 410 (69.73%) Citrix
4 391 (66.50%) SCCM
5 282 (47.96%) Active Directory
6 278 (47.28%) XenApp
7 276 (46.94%) XenDesktop
8 245 (41.67%) VMware
9 225 (38.27%) Windows 7
10 203 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 184 (31.29%) MS Excel
12 175 (29.76%) AppSense
13 168 (28.57%) PowerShell
14 153 (26.02%) Hyper-V
15 127 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 122 (20.75%) Finance
17 119 (20.24%) Citrix Certification
18 117 (19.90%) VBScript
19 111 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
20 107 (18.20%) MSI
21 101 (17.18%) Application Packaging
22 99 (16.84%) NetScaler
23 98 (16.67%) MS Office
24 89 (15.14%) MCSE
24 89 (15.14%) DNS
24 89 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
25 88 (14.97%) ITIL
25 88 (14.97%) VB
26 84 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
27 83 (14.12%) MS Exchange

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 83 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 51 (8.67%) Lync
3 44 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 41 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.87%) IIS
10 8 (1.36%) SAS
11 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.02%) WorkSite
11 6 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
12 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 184 (31.29%) MS Excel
2 98 (16.67%) MS Office
3 14 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.38%) PowerPivot
4 11 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.51%) Summit
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) Office 365
2 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (16.84%) NetScaler
2 89 (15.14%) DNS
3 81 (13.78%) SAN
4 50 (8.50%) Firewall
5 46 (7.82%) DHCP
6 29 (4.93%) TCP/IP
7 23 (3.91%) VPN
8 13 (2.21%) WAN
9 12 (2.04%) LAN
9 12 (2.04%) VoIP
9 12 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 12 (2.04%) NAS
10 11 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (1.70%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.53%) IPsec
13 8 (1.36%) Wireless
14 5 (0.85%) Network Security
14 5 (0.85%) SMTP
14 5 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.36%) MySQL
4 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.51%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (18.20%) MSI
2 51 (8.67%) AdminStudio
3 38 (6.46%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.85%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Visual LANSA
General
1 122 (20.75%) Finance
2 44 (7.48%) Law
3 35 (5.95%) Legal
4 31 (5.27%) Retail
5 30 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.74%) Banking
7 16 (2.72%) Back Office
8 8 (1.36%) Electronics
8 8 (1.36%) Publishing
8 8 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.36%) Military
9 5 (0.85%) Billing
10 4 (0.68%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 121 (20.58%) Consultant
2 68 (11.56%) Applications Packager
3 65 (11.05%) Architect
3 65 (11.05%) Analyst
4 53 (9.01%) Citrix Consultant
5 46 (7.82%) Support Engineer
6 42 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 34 (5.78%) Technical Consultant
8 29 (4.93%) Citrix Engineer
9 28 (4.76%) Desktop Support
10 26 (4.42%) Technical Architect
10 26 (4.42%) Technical Support
11 24 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
12 23 (3.91%) Microsoft Consultant
12 23 (3.91%) Citrix Specialist
12 23 (3.91%) Applications Engineer
13 22 (3.74%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
15 18 (3.06%) Technical Engineer
15 18 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.18%) Application Packaging
2 29 (4.93%) OCX
3 18 (3.06%) Software Packaging
4 11 (1.87%) COM
5 4 (0.68%) .NET
6 2 (0.34%) Web Services
6 2 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.97%) Thin Client
1 41 (6.97%) Fat Client
2 22 (3.74%) PKI
3 19 (3.23%) Clustering
4 16 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.87%) EqualLogic
6 11 (1.87%) Statistics
6 11 (1.87%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
8 6 (1.02%) iPhone
9 5 (0.85%) iPad
9 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.68%) Replication
11 2 (0.34%) DTV
11 2 (0.34%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 460 (78.23%) Windows
2 225 (38.27%) Windows 7
3 127 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 73 (12.41%) Windows 8
7 57 (9.69%) Windows XP
8 36 (6.12%) Linux
9 25 (4.25%) Windows Vista
10 16 (2.72%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.21%) Android
12 12 (2.04%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.87%) SUSE
14 8 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.36%) UNIX
15 4 (0.68%) VMS
16 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (14.97%) ITIL
2 61 (10.37%) Migration
3 36 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 29 (4.93%) Service Management
5 23 (3.91%) ITSM
5 23 (3.91%) Release Management
6 21 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 18 (3.06%) Project Management
8 17 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (2.72%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (2.38%) Time Management
11 13 (2.21%) Software Deployment
11 13 (2.21%) Change Control
11 13 (2.21%) Asset Management
12 12 (2.04%) Compatibility Testing
12 12 (2.04%) ITIL V3
13 10 (1.70%) Knowledge Management
13 10 (1.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 168 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 117 (19.90%) VBScript
3 88 (14.97%) VB
4 73 (12.41%) SQL
5 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.34%) C#
6 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.34%) R
7 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (20.24%) Citrix Certification
2 111 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (15.14%) MCSE
4 66 (11.22%) CCA
4 66 (11.22%) Security Cleared
5 62 (10.54%) CCEE
6 57 (9.69%) MCITP
7 52 (8.84%) SC Cleared
8 31 (5.27%) Degree
8 31 (5.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (5.27%) CCEA
9 26 (4.42%) CCIA
10 22 (3.74%) MCTS
11 20 (3.40%) CCAA
11 20 (3.40%) MCP
12 16 (2.72%) MCSA
13 13 (2.21%) NCDA
13 13 (2.21%) NCIE
13 13 (2.21%) VCAP
13 13 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.91%) SLA
2 17 (2.89%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 282 (47.96%) Active Directory
2 278 (47.28%) XenApp
3 276 (46.94%) XenDesktop
4 203 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 153 (26.02%) Hyper-V
6 73 (12.41%) XenServer
7 53 (9.01%) vSphere
8 37 (6.29%) UAG
9 34 (5.78%) VMware ESX
10 31 (5.27%) IAG
11 20 (3.40%) Terminal Services
12 13 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (1.53%) ISA Server
15 8 (1.36%) Xen
16 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
17 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.17%) Squid
17 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 391 (66.50%) SCCM
2 48 (8.16%) WSUS
3 41 (6.97%) SCOM
3 41 (6.97%) AppDNA
4 28 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 28 (4.76%) XenMobile
5 22 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (2.55%) NetBackup
7 14 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 12 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.70%) Backup Exec
10 10 (1.70%) Cacti
11 9 (1.53%) MOM
12 8 (1.36%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.19%) WMI
14 6 (1.02%) OpenView
14 6 (1.02%) ZENworks
14 6 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 420 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 410 (69.73%) Citrix
3 245 (41.67%) VMware
4 175 (29.76%) AppSense
5 52 (8.84%) HP
5 52 (8.84%) Cisco
6 46 (7.82%) NetApp
7 42 (7.14%) Symantec
8 39 (6.63%) EMC
9 25 (4.25%) Dell
10 24 (4.08%) BMC
10 24 (4.08%) CA
11 22 (3.74%) Oracle
12 21 (3.57%) Remedy
12 21 (3.57%) McAfee
12 21 (3.57%) Apple
13 20 (3.40%) Fujitsu
14 18 (3.06%) IBM
15 13 (2.21%) Red Hat
16 12 (2.04%) CheckPoint
North East
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + +Home working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SBC Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Great Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On Call + Pension + Private Medical
Posted: 17 days ago