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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 209 219
Rank change year-on-year -41 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.064% 0.37% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 3.38% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +81.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £38,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £40,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +17.64% +4.93%  

Microsoft App-V is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 657 622 665
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.48% 10.91% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 541 508 501
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 3 £65,000 +49.42%
Cheshire -3 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
4 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) Application Packaging
4 9 (69.23%) MCSE
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) MCP
4 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) MSI
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 9 (69.23%) SCOrch
5 8 (61.54%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (61.54%) InstallShield
5 8 (61.54%) BC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (15.38%) AppSense
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
8 1 (7.69%) VBScript
8 1 (7.69%) SCOM
8 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MSI
2 8 (61.54%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Application Packaging
2 9 (69.23%) Service Management
3 8 (61.54%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) MCP
1 9 (69.23%) MCSE
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) SCOrch
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) BMC