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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 118 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 19 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.96% 0.54% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 8.19% 7.09% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 18
Average salary £41,000 £27,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.09% -25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £25,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £36,250 £59,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
232 127 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.68% 7.63% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 190 90 135
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram 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 24 October 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 +2 12 £34,000 -6.20%
Crewe - 4 - -
Knutsford - 2 £47,000 -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (100.00%) Citrix
1 32 (100.00%) XenApp
2 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) IIS
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco
6 12 (37.50%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
9 9 (28.13%) C
9 9 (28.13%) C#
9 9 (28.13%) C++
9 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (28.13%) QA
10 8 (25.00%) VBScript
10 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Security Management

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
1 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Development Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Senior Development Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix Support
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Security Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C
3 9 (28.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) C++
4 8 (25.00%) VBScript
5 6 (18.75%) VB
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 32 (100.00%) XenApp
2 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) AppSense
5 6 (18.75%) Fujitsu
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (9.38%) Leostream
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
Cheshire
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