The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 200 198 173
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.22% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 2.08% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 26
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,928 £37,700 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
495 577 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.19% 10.41% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 435 518 423
Average salary £36,479 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Microsoft App-V
England

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 28 July 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 28 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
Coventry - 9 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham -3 5 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £32,397 -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 40 (71.43%) SCCM
3 38 (67.86%) Citrix
4 32 (57.14%) XenDesktop
5 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 26 (46.43%) XenApp
7 22 (39.29%) AppSense
8 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
9 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
10 17 (30.36%) MSI
10 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
11 15 (26.79%) Finance
11 15 (26.79%) VBScript
11 15 (26.79%) VB
11 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (23.21%) DNS
13 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (23.21%) Application Packaging
14 12 (21.43%) Fujitsu
14 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
14 12 (21.43%) VMware
14 12 (21.43%) Retail
14 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
14 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (21.43%) CCEE
14 12 (21.43%) MCSE
15 11 (19.64%) InstallShield

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Lync
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) NetScaler
3 7 (12.50%) SAN
3 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.71%) VoIP
4 6 (10.71%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.57%) LAN
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MSI
2 11 (19.64%) InstallShield
3 10 (17.86%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Consultant
2 14 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix Architect
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (3.57%) Software Packager
8 2 (3.57%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Application Packaging
2 6 (10.71%) COM
3 3 (5.36%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) PKI
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
1 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
2 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
4 4 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Time Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
2 15 (26.79%) VBScript
2 15 (26.79%) VB
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) CCEE
3 12 (21.43%) MCSE
4 10 (17.86%) CCA
5 9 (16.07%) CCIA
6 7 (12.50%) MCTS
6 7 (12.50%) MCITP
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.36%) CCAA
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) Degree
8 2 (3.57%) CCEA
8 2 (3.57%) MCP
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (46.43%) XenApp
4 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
6 10 (17.86%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (17.86%) UAG
7 6 (10.71%) IAG
8 5 (8.93%) ISA Server
9 4 (7.14%) vSphere
10 2 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (71.43%) SCCM
2 10 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 9 (16.07%) AppDNA
3 9 (16.07%) SCOM
4 6 (10.71%) WSUS
4 6 (10.71%) Cacti
5 4 (7.14%) MOM
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (5.36%) XenMobile
6 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 38 (67.86%) Citrix
3 22 (39.29%) AppSense
4 12 (21.43%) Fujitsu
4 12 (21.43%) VMware
5 10 (17.86%) Symantec
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.71%) EMC
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco
7 6 (10.71%) NetApp
7 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) Computacenter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
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