Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 314 333
Rank change year-on-year -44 +19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 9 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 3.10% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 42 18
North West median annual salary £56,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £41,875 £36,825 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £65,000 £47,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1516 1192 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.47% 10.09% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 992 1050
North West median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -47 5 £47,500 - 1
Merseyside -7 3 - -
Cumbria +1 1 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
5 3 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
5 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (33.33%) XenServer
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Wiki
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) IIS

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Citrix Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (22.22%) EdgeSight
2 2 (22.22%) XenMobile
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Altiris
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Wyse
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense