Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 309 320
Rank change year-on-year +64 +11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 62 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 2.21% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 7
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,323
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.64% -21.35%
10th Percentile £45,250 £34,950 £37,535
90th Percentile £54,000 £50,675 £50,280
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,278 1,043 1,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.59% 10.30% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 912 874 1,072
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,788 £21,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the West Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Birmingham +22 36 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Coventry - 13 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +11 9 £48,000 -12.73%
Shropshire +24 3 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (98.39%) Microsoft
3 51 (82.26%) VMware
4 48 (77.42%) Citrix
5 46 (74.19%) XenDesktop
6 42 (67.74%) XenApp
7 40 (64.52%) SCVMM
7 40 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (61.29%) Hyper-V
9 36 (58.06%) Service Delivery
10 34 (54.84%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (51.61%) vCenter Server
11 32 (51.61%) Self-Motivation
12 31 (50.00%) Windows Server
13 30 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (46.77%) MS Exchange
15 27 (43.55%) NetScaler
16 26 (41.94%) Data Centre
17 25 (40.32%) Degree
18 24 (38.71%) Ivanti
18 24 (38.71%) SCCM
18 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
18 24 (38.71%) ITIL
18 24 (38.71%) Microsoft Office
19 23 (37.10%) SLA
19 23 (37.10%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (37.10%) Software Engineering
19 23 (37.10%) Computer Science
19 23 (37.10%) vSphere
19 23 (37.10%) Exchange Server 2010

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 29 (46.77%) MS Exchange
2 23 (37.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (35.48%) Office 365
3 17 (27.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (14.52%) IaaS
4 9 (14.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) NetScaler
2 17 (27.42%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MSI
1 9 (14.52%) WiX
2 2 (3.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Citrix Specialist
1 19 (30.65%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 19 (30.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 19 (30.65%) Technical Specialist
1 19 (30.65%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 17 (27.42%) Consultant
3 13 (20.97%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) UI Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Mobility Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
1 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
1 9 (14.52%) Angular 2
1 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
1 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (14.52%) CSS
1 9 (14.52%) Dapper ORM
1 9 (14.52%) Entity Framework
1 9 (14.52%) HTML
1 9 (14.52%) MFC
1 9 (14.52%) NHibernate
1 9 (14.52%) WCF
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
1 9 (14.52%) WPF
2 2 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Self-Motivation
2 26 (41.94%) Data Centre
3 23 (37.10%) Computer Science
3 23 (37.10%) Public Cloud
4 17 (27.42%) User Experience
5 9 (14.52%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
7 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (37.10%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Unix
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Service Delivery
2 24 (38.71%) ITIL
3 23 (37.10%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (37.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (37.10%) Software Engineering
4 19 (30.65%) Application Virtualisation
4 19 (30.65%) Data Protection
5 17 (27.42%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 17 (27.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 17 (27.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 15 (24.19%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (24.19%) Presales
7 13 (20.97%) Product Management
8 9 (14.52%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.84%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.23%) Business Development
10 2 (3.23%) Line Management
10 2 (3.23%) Migration
10 2 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) C#
1 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Degree
2 23 (37.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 23 (37.10%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.90%) MCSE
5 6 (9.68%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.10%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (74.19%) XenDesktop
2 42 (67.74%) XenApp
3 40 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (61.29%) Hyper-V
5 34 (54.84%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 23 (37.10%) vSphere
8 17 (27.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (27.42%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (11.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (64.52%) SCVMM
2 32 (51.61%) vCenter Server
3 24 (38.71%) SCCM
4 23 (37.10%) vMotion
5 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (30.65%) SCOrch
6 17 (27.42%) SCDPM
6 17 (27.42%) SCSM
7 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
8 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (98.39%) Microsoft
2 51 (82.26%) VMware
3 48 (77.42%) Citrix
4 24 (38.71%) Ivanti
5 4 (6.45%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Meraki
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Capita
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) NVIDIA
7 1 (1.61%) Wyse