Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 691 752
Rank change year-on-year +79 +61 +47
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 206 194 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.27% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 1.46% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 135 137 130
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,182 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +23.53%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,067 13,250 12,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.86% 14.68% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10,725 10,618 10,686
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK excluding London

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK excluding London

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK excluding London

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 November 2019. 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
South East +89 70 £42,500 - 11
South West +8 63 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Midlands +26 31 £40,000 -12.09% 6
North of England +23 22 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Midlands +17 20 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West +40 17 £47,500 +1.27% 7
East Midlands +33 11 £32,750 -38.21% 3
East of England +48 9 £45,000 -2.17%
Scotland +22 8 - - 4
Yorkshire -8 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
UK

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 137 (66.50%) Microsoft
2 133 (64.56%) Citrix
2 133 (64.56%) SCCM
3 123 (59.71%) Windows
4 120 (58.25%) Active Directory
5 105 (50.97%) ITIL
6 85 (41.26%) PowerShell
7 81 (39.32%) VMware
8 79 (38.35%) MSI
8 79 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 72 (34.95%) Linux
10 70 (33.98%) SQL Server
11 66 (32.04%) Application Packaging
12 64 (31.07%) XenApp
13 57 (27.67%) Security Cleared
14 54 (26.21%) Finance
15 53 (25.73%) SAP
15 53 (25.73%) Azure
16 52 (25.24%) Hyper-V
16 52 (25.24%) Public Sector
17 51 (24.76%) Windows 7
17 51 (24.76%) Degree
18 50 (24.27%) XenDesktop
19 49 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 47 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
21 45 (21.84%) Office 365
22 44 (21.36%) AWS
22 44 (21.36%) Manufacturing
22 44 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
22 44 (21.36%) Data Centre

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 41 (19.90%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.28%) Confluence
3 12 (5.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.73%) Azure
2 45 (21.84%) Office 365
3 44 (21.36%) AWS
4 30 (14.56%) Azure Stack
4 30 (14.56%) OneDrive
5 7 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.40%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (3.40%) Serverless
5 7 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.91%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (2.91%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (2.91%) AWS OpsWorks
6 6 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.91%) Route 53
7 2 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.90%) NetScaler
2 35 (16.99%) LAN
3 33 (16.02%) DNS
4 31 (15.05%) DHCP
4 31 (15.05%) WAN
5 30 (14.56%) Wi-Fi
6 29 (14.08%) PABX
6 29 (14.08%) Skype
6 29 (14.08%) VoIP
7 22 (10.68%) TCP/IP
8 14 (6.80%) SAN
9 9 (4.37%) Firewall
10 4 (1.94%) Internet
10 4 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.46%) SSL
12 2 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.05%) DB2
3 8 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (38.35%) MSI
2 30 (14.56%) Visual Studio
3 29 (14.08%) InstallShield
4 24 (11.65%) JIRA
5 19 (9.22%) TestRail
5 19 (9.22%) Zephyr
6 18 (8.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 54 (26.21%) Finance
2 52 (25.24%) Public Sector
3 44 (21.36%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.77%) Local Government
5 13 (6.31%) Electronics
5 13 (6.31%) Marketing
5 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.88%) Retail
7 6 (2.91%) Banking
8 4 (1.94%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (25.24%) Architect
2 47 (22.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (19.42%) Technical Architect
4 33 (16.02%) Applications Packager
5 26 (12.62%) Analyst
6 20 (9.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) IT Architect
8 13 (6.31%) Citrix Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.40%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.40%) IoT Architect
12 7 (3.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
13 6 (2.91%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.31%) Software Packaging
2 8 (3.88%) XML
3 7 (3.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
1 44 (21.36%) Data Centre
2 30 (14.56%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (14.08%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (3.40%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.43%) FMCG
7 4 (1.94%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.46%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (59.71%) Windows
2 72 (34.95%) Linux
3 51 (24.76%) Windows 7
4 43 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (16.02%) Mac OS
6 31 (15.05%) Windows 10
7 30 (14.56%) Unix
8 22 (10.68%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.97%) ITIL
2 66 (32.04%) Application Packaging
3 49 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 47 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (20.39%) Migration
5 42 (20.39%) Service Delivery
6 39 (18.93%) Technical Architecture
7 37 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (16.02%) Application Virtualisation
9 31 (15.05%) Project Management
10 30 (14.56%) CRM
11 29 (14.08%) Architectural Design
11 29 (14.08%) Strategic Thinking
11 29 (14.08%) TOGAF
12 24 (11.65%) ITIL V3
13 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
14 19 (9.22%) Change Management
15 18 (8.74%) Application Discovery
16 17 (8.25%) Service Management
17 16 (7.77%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 85 (41.26%) PowerShell
2 42 (20.39%) SQL
3 27 (13.11%) Python
4 24 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.65%) PHP
5 2 (0.97%) C
5 2 (0.97%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (27.67%) Security Cleared
2 51 (24.76%) Degree
3 38 (18.45%) DV Cleared
4 29 (14.08%) AWS Certification
4 29 (14.08%) TOGAF Certification
5 15 (7.28%) CCA
5 15 (7.28%) MCP
5 15 (7.28%) RHCE
6 14 (6.80%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.85%) CCNA
7 10 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.85%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.43%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.43%) MCSE
8 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.94%) MCSA
10 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 120 (58.25%) Active Directory
2 79 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (31.07%) XenApp
4 52 (25.24%) Hyper-V
5 50 (24.27%) XenDesktop
6 25 (12.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (3.88%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.91%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.94%) vSphere
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.97%) Xen
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 133 (64.56%) SCCM
2 41 (19.90%) SCOM
3 37 (17.96%) SCOrch
4 30 (14.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 29 (14.08%) IBM BigFix
6 14 (6.80%) WSUS
7 9 (4.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (3.40%) Nagios
8 7 (3.40%) SCVMM
9 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.94%) vRealize
11 3 (1.46%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.97%) AppDNA
12 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.97%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.97%) Puppet
12 2 (0.97%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.97%) Terraform
13 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 137 (66.50%) Microsoft
2 133 (64.56%) Citrix
3 81 (39.32%) VMware
4 53 (25.73%) SAP
5 39 (18.93%) IBM
6 38 (18.45%) Cisco
7 31 (15.05%) Aruba
8 24 (11.65%) Ivanti
8 24 (11.65%) Splunk
9 14 (6.80%) HP
10 13 (6.31%) EMC
11 12 (5.83%) Atlassian
12 10 (4.85%) Oracle
13 9 (4.37%) Google
14 5 (2.43%) 3PAR
15 2 (0.97%) Brocade
15 2 (0.97%) Kaspersky
15 2 (0.97%) NetApp
16 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
16 1 (0.49%) Veritas