Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 301 313
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 25 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 2.81% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 11
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £38,750 £39,323
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.35% -1.46% +13.49%
10th Percentile £40,875 £36,050 £38,504
90th Percentile £54,000 £48,838 £40,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +19.76% -6.18%

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 1,152 1,102 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.20% 11.08% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 840 906 1,052
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £55,000 £57,475
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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
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 22 September 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 +3 18 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Staffordshire +19 4 £52,000 -5.45% 1
Shropshire +16 1 - - 1
Coventry +6 1 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (72.00%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (72.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) Citrix
5 16 (64.00%) XenDesktop
5 16 (64.00%) Data Centre
5 16 (64.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (64.00%) vCenter Server
5 16 (64.00%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (60.00%) XenApp
6 15 (60.00%) Ivanti
6 15 (60.00%) Degree
7 14 (56.00%) ITIL
7 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (56.00%) NetScaler
8 13 (52.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (52.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (52.00%) vSphere
8 13 (52.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (52.00%) vMotion
8 13 (52.00%) Public Cloud
8 13 (52.00%) SLA
8 13 (52.00%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (52.00%) Service Delivery
8 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
8 13 (52.00%) SCVMM

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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MSI
1 4 (16.00%) WiX
2 2 (8.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 11 (44.00%) Technical Specialist
1 11 (44.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (12.00%) Angular 2
1 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) Dapper ORM
1 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) MFC
1 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (12.00%) WCF
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
1 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 2 (8.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Data Centre
1 16 (64.00%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (52.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (52.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (52.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) VBScript
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (52.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (72.00%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (64.00%) XenDesktop
4 15 (60.00%) XenApp
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (52.00%) vSphere
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) vCenter Server
2 13 (52.00%) SCVMM
2 13 (52.00%) vMotion
3 12 (48.00%) SCCM
4 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 16 (64.00%) Citrix
4 15 (60.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.00%) Wyse