Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 585 672 695
Rank change year-on-year +87 +23 +96
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 76 185 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.16% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.37% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 144 137
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,675 £31,775 £41,250
90th Percentile £89,250 £65,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -

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 8,140 13,490 13,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.99% 16.54% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,428 10,876 10,712
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,695 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
North of England +122 23 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands +74 21 £50,000 +17.65% 5
West Midlands +78 18 £48,750 +21.88% 3
North West +90 16 £50,000 -16.67%
South East +88 16 £72,500 +70.59%
East of England +78 9 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Yorkshire +88 7 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +32 4 £91,250 +114.71% 2
Scotland +68 3 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +50 3 £82,500 +46.67% 2
Microsoft App-V
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 61 (80.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (64.47%) SCCM
3 48 (63.16%) Citrix
4 46 (60.53%) Windows
5 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
6 30 (39.47%) XenDesktop
7 28 (36.84%) XenApp
7 28 (36.84%) Azure
8 26 (34.21%) VMware
9 23 (30.26%) Application Packaging
10 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
11 19 (25.00%) Service Management
11 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
12 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (23.68%) ITIL
13 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
13 17 (22.37%) MSI
13 17 (22.37%) Application Virtualisation
14 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
14 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
14 14 (18.42%) Asset Management
15 13 (17.11%) WSUS
15 13 (17.11%) Oracle
15 13 (17.11%) Cisco
15 13 (17.11%) IBM
15 13 (17.11%) Analytics
16 12 (15.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
16 12 (15.79%) Windows 10

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 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Azure
2 8 (10.53%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.95%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (3.95%) AWS
4 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.95%) IaaS
4 3 (3.95%) Serverless
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Azure Stack
5 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) SAN
2 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 6 (7.89%) DHCP
4 5 (6.58%) Skype
5 4 (5.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.95%) Internet
7 1 (1.32%) Firewall
7 1 (1.32%) LAN
7 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.84%) Big Data
2 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MSI
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.32%) TestRail
4 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (11.84%) Law
2 3 (3.95%) Back Office
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Architect
2 11 (14.47%) Technical Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Azure Architect
7 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Packager
9 4 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Citrix Packager
10 3 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Middleware
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) COM
3 3 (3.95%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.53%) Linux
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.63%) Unix
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Application Packaging
2 19 (25.00%) Service Management
3 18 (23.68%) ITIL
4 17 (22.37%) Application Virtualisation
5 14 (18.42%) Asset Management
6 13 (17.11%) Analytics
7 12 (15.79%) Due Diligence
8 11 (14.47%) Migration
8 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
9 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.84%) Decision-Making
10 9 (11.84%) ERP
10 9 (11.84%) Machine Learning
10 9 (11.84%) UML
11 8 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.26%) C#
4 4 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) MCP
3 3 (3.95%) MCSA
3 3 (3.95%) MCSE
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (39.47%) XenDesktop
3 28 (36.84%) XenApp
4 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
4 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (15.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.26%) vSphere
7 4 (5.26%) Xen
8 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (64.47%) SCCM
2 13 (17.11%) WSUS
3 8 (10.53%) SCOrch
4 7 (9.21%) SCOM
5 5 (6.58%) SCVMM
6 4 (5.26%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (5.26%) vCenter Server
7 3 (3.95%) Nagios
7 3 (3.95%) Terraform
8 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
8 2 (2.63%) SCSM
9 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (80.26%) Microsoft
2 48 (63.16%) Citrix
3 26 (34.21%) VMware
4 13 (17.11%) Cisco
4 13 (17.11%) IBM
4 13 (17.11%) Oracle
5 9 (11.84%) EMC
5 9 (11.84%) Google
5 9 (11.84%) SAP
6 7 (9.21%) Ivanti
7 4 (5.26%) BMC
7 4 (5.26%) Cognos
7 4 (5.26%) DevExpress
7 4 (5.26%) NetApp
7 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.26%) Tanium
8 3 (3.95%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) Cadence
9 1 (1.32%) Dell
9 1 (1.32%) Splunk