The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 109 114 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 13 5 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 0.29% 2.38%
As % of the System Software category 6.60% 3.88% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.89% -3.88%
System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
197 129 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.03% 7.43% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 90 205
Average salary £33,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
North West

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 24 July 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 -11 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Crewe - 2 - -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (100.00%) Citrix
1 34 (100.00%) XenApp
2 28 (82.35%) Windows
3 27 (79.41%) VMware
4 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (52.94%) Hyper-V
6 17 (50.00%) QA
7 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
7 16 (47.06%) SQL
8 15 (44.12%) C#
8 15 (44.12%) IIS
8 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
10 13 (38.24%) C++
10 13 (38.24%) C
10 13 (38.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
10 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
11 11 (32.35%) AppSense
12 9 (26.47%) Retail
12 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
12 9 (26.47%) Finance
12 9 (26.47%) VBScript
12 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
12 9 (26.47%) Fujitsu
13 7 (20.59%) Degree
13 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
14 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (17.65%) CCEE

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (44.12%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Broadband
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Retail
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Development Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Senior Development Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Trainee
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
2 3 (8.82%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Celerra
3 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.76%) Workflow
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Security Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL
8 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) C++
3 13 (38.24%) C
3 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
4 9 (26.47%) VBScript
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.76%) VB
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) CCEE
3 6 (17.65%) CCIA
3 6 (17.65%) HND
3 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (14.71%) CCA
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.94%) VCAP
7 1 (2.94%) HP AIS
7 1 (2.94%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.94%) VCDX
7 1 (2.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 34 (100.00%) XenApp
2 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.94%) Xen
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (79.41%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) AppSense
4 9 (26.47%) Fujitsu
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) EMC