Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 340 311
Rank change year-on-year -16 -29 +38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.079% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.69% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 21
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £46,500 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -7.37%

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 1,495 1,419 1,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.80% 11.67% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,172 1,058
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -9 3 £47,500 +1.06% 2
Cheshire -30 3 - -
Merseyside +21 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 £75,000 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Office 365
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
7 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (30.00%) SCOrch
7 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) XenServer
7 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Runbook
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (10.00%) SCSM
4 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Altiris
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Wyse