The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 114 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 14 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 0.63% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 6.36% 8.06% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 30
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
XenDesktop
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
220 124 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.28% 7.81% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 91 160
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 14 £34,500 -4.16%
Crewe - 4 - -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 39 (100.00%) Citrix
1 39 (100.00%) XenApp
2 33 (84.62%) Windows
3 28 (71.79%) VMware
4 22 (56.41%) Hyper-V
5 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (51.28%) PowerShell
7 18 (46.15%) SQL
8 17 (43.59%) IIS
8 17 (43.59%) QA
8 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
9 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
10 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (38.46%) C#
10 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
10 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (33.33%) C++
11 13 (33.33%) VBScript
11 13 (33.33%) C
11 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (30.77%) AppSense
13 11 (28.21%) Finance
14 10 (25.64%) Retail
14 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
14 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
14 10 (25.64%) Fujitsu
14 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (23.08%) Degree
15 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
16 8 (20.51%) VB

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (43.59%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
1 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 13 (33.33%) Senior Development Engineer
1 13 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Trainee
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.56%) Celerra
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Security Management
4 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) PowerShell
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) C#
4 13 (33.33%) C++
4 13 (33.33%) VBScript
4 13 (33.33%) C
5 8 (20.51%) VB
6 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Degree
3 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) HND
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MCSE
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.69%) CCEE
7 3 (7.69%) CCIA
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.13%) CCA
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.56%) MCTS
9 1 (2.56%) MCITP
9 1 (2.56%) HP AIS
9 1 (2.56%) HP MASE
9 1 (2.56%) VCDX
9 1 (2.56%) NCDA
9 1 (2.56%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
System Software
1 39 (100.00%) XenApp
2 22 (56.41%) Hyper-V
3 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (71.79%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) AppSense
4 10 (25.64%) Fujitsu
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) HP
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp