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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 100 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 3 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.75% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 5.71% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
188 245 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.23% 13.12% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 156 208 116
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £50,000 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016. 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 1 - -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) XenApp
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (40.00%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (6.67%) vSphere
9 1 (6.67%) Veeam
9 1 (6.67%) Product Management

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Tester
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Product Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) XenApp
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam