The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 207 202 180
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 15 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.17% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 1.60% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 20
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,397 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
574 563 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.25% 10.35% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 475 506 395
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft App-V Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft App-V Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Birmingham -5 6 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Coventry -6 4 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £32,397 - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Citrix
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
3 29 (72.50%) SCCM
3 29 (72.50%) XenDesktop
4 19 (47.50%) XenApp
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 18 (45.00%) VBScript
5 18 (45.00%) VB
5 18 (45.00%) PowerShell
6 17 (42.50%) Application Packaging
6 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (35.00%) NetScaler
7 14 (35.00%) AppSense
8 13 (32.50%) MSI
8 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
8 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 12 (30.00%) AppDNA
9 12 (30.00%) InstallShield
9 12 (30.00%) AdminStudio
10 10 (25.00%) MCSE
10 10 (25.00%) DNS
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (25.00%) CCEE
11 8 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
11 8 (20.00%) CCA
11 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (15.00%) Lync
1 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) NetScaler
2 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.00%) VoIP
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MSI
2 12 (30.00%) InstallShield
2 12 (30.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Applications Packager
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
8 1 (2.50%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) Application Packaging
2 6 (15.00%) COM
3 3 (7.50%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (15.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) VBScript
1 18 (45.00%) VB
1 18 (45.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) MCSE
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (25.00%) CCEE
2 8 (20.00%) CCA
3 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) CCAA
4 4 (10.00%) CCIA
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.00%) MCTS
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) CCEA
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) MCP
6 2 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) XenDesktop
2 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) XenApp
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (15.00%) IAG
3 6 (15.00%) UAG
4 5 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) SCCM
2 12 (30.00%) AppDNA
3 6 (15.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (15.00%) WSUS
3 6 (15.00%) Cacti
4 4 (10.00%) XenMobile
5 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Citrix
2 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) AppSense
4 7 (17.50%) Fujitsu
5 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) EMC
5 6 (15.00%) NetApp
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Symantec
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago