The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 14 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 8.16% 2.08% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 5.88% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
XenDesktop
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

System Software Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 28.57% 35.42% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 7
Average salary £30,000 £21,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -63.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,075 £20,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Blackburn region.

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Blackburn

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Blackburn

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop.

1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) Lync
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) MCTS
5 3 (42.86%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Account Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Celerra
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) HP AIS
3 1 (14.29%) HP MASE
3 1 (14.29%) VCDX
3 1 (14.29%) NCDA
3 1 (14.29%) NCIE
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) VTSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam