Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 304 315
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 2.67% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 19
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £39,323
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -1.46% +19.00%
10th Percentile £35,625 £36,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,875 £48,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -

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 1,215 1,159 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.30% 11.35% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 882 925 1,043
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,400
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
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -2 14 £43,750 +16.67%
Staffordshire +27 3 £38,500 -30.00%
Coventry +11 3 £47,500 +7.95% 4
Walsall - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 15 (71.43%) XenApp
3 15 (71.43%) XenDesktop
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) Hyper-V
4 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
5 12 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (57.14%) Ivanti
5 12 (57.14%) Degree
5 12 (57.14%) SCCM
6 10 (47.62%) Application Packaging
6 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (42.86%) Office 365
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) SCVMM
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (33.33%) SCOrch
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (33.33%) Presales
8 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (28.57%) vCenter Server

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 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) WiX
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Application Packaging
2 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Presales
2 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Business Development
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (28.57%) Line Management
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Time Management
4 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.76%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (28.57%) MCSE
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 4 (19.05%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) XenApp
1 15 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 13 (61.90%) Hyper-V
3 12 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) vSphere
6 3 (14.29%) BitLocker
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 7 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 6 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 6 (28.57%) vMotion
4 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.76%) SCSM
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) Ivanti
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse