Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 308 290
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 47 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.83% 1.14% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 8
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £39,323 £33,847
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.89% +16.18% -32.31%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,375 £44,150 £38,357
England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -3.41% -7.37%

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 1,227 1,226 1,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.52% 11.70% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 923 926 828
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,550 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +51 35 £42,500 +10.64% 1
Coventry - 4 £47,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
3 41 (87.23%) Citrix
4 38 (80.85%) VMware
5 31 (65.96%) XenDesktop
5 31 (65.96%) Windows Server
6 29 (61.70%) Hyper-V
7 28 (59.57%) XenApp
8 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
9 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
9 22 (46.81%) Ivanti
9 22 (46.81%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (46.81%) NetScaler
10 21 (44.68%) Degree
10 21 (44.68%) Application Packaging
11 20 (42.55%) SCCM
11 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
13 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
13 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (34.04%) ITIL
15 15 (31.91%) Presales
15 15 (31.91%) Customer Requirements
16 14 (29.79%) Office 365
17 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Intune
17 13 (27.66%) SCVMM
17 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
17 13 (27.66%) 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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.79%) Office 365
3 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.38%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MSI
2 9 (19.15%) InstallShield
3 3 (6.38%) WiX
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Packager
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Deployment Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.64%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
1 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
1 3 (6.38%) Dapper ORM
1 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) jQuery
1 3 (6.38%) MFC
1 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
1 3 (6.38%) WCF
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
1 3 (6.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.28%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows Server
3 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Application Packaging
2 16 (34.04%) ITIL
3 15 (31.91%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (31.91%) Presales
4 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) Business Development
7 9 (19.15%) Line Management
7 9 (19.15%) Time Management
8 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.89%) Personalization
10 6 (12.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 6 (12.77%) Security Patching
11 5 (10.64%) Software Deployment
12 4 (8.51%) Application Virtualisation
13 3 (6.38%) Disk Encryption
13 3 (6.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.28%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) XenDesktop
2 29 (61.70%) Hyper-V
3 28 (59.57%) XenApp
4 22 (46.81%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
7 10 (21.28%) vSphere
8 5 (10.64%) BitLocker
9 3 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) SCCM
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (27.66%) SCVMM
2 13 (27.66%) vCenter Server
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 12 (25.53%) SCOrch
4 10 (21.28%) vMotion
5 9 (19.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (6.38%) SCDPM
6 3 (6.38%) SCSM
6 3 (6.38%) WSUS
7 2 (4.26%) AirWatch
7 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
7 2 (4.26%) MOM
7 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.26%) SCOM
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 41 (87.23%) Citrix
3 38 (80.85%) VMware
4 22 (46.81%) Ivanti
5 9 (19.15%) Apple
5 9 (19.15%) NVIDIA
6 3 (6.38%) Capita
7 2 (4.26%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec
8 1 (2.13%) TOWER Software