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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 117 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 1.03% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 2.41% 10.98% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
166 173 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.59% 9.39% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 122 119 86
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 21 April 2015. 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 0 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (95.24%) XenApp
3 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco
8 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) HP
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
10 5 (23.81%) EMC
10 5 (23.81%) NetApp
11 4 (19.05%) Project Management
11 4 (19.05%) LAN
11 4 (19.05%) WAN
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 4 (19.05%) VPN
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (19.05%) XenServer
12 3 (14.29%) Computer Security
12 3 (14.29%) Degree
12 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 3 (14.29%) Computer Science

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix Support
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Computer Security
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) XenApp
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (19.05%) XenServer
5 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) XenMobile
1 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) EMC
6 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) Avaya
7 3 (14.29%) Toshiba
7 3 (14.29%) BT
8 1 (4.76%) Leostream
8 1 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (4.76%) McAfee
8 1 (4.76%) Dell