The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 225 203
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category - 2.45% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £36,819 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.97% +3.52%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 462 654 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.64% 10.58% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 386 515 460
Median salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) EdgeSight
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) NFS
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) EdgeSight
2 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware