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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 113 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 16 6 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 0.36% 2.03%
As % of the System Software category 7.37% 5.08% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 42
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,400 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
217 118 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.27% 7.14% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 168 84 185
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 £19,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 August 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 -7 16 £36,000 - 2
Crewe - 3 - -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
3 30 (76.92%) VMware
4 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (58.97%) Hyper-V
5 19 (48.72%) SQL
5 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
6 18 (46.15%) IIS
7 17 (43.59%) QA
7 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
8 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
9 15 (38.46%) C#
9 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (33.33%) C
11 13 (33.33%) C++
11 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (30.77%) VBScript
12 12 (30.77%) AppSense
13 11 (28.21%) Finance
13 11 (28.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
14 10 (25.64%) Retail
14 10 (25.64%) Fujitsu
14 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
15 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 9 (23.08%) Degree
16 7 (17.95%) VB

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (46.15%) 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%) Telecoms
2 10 (25.64%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 13 (33.33%) Senior Development Engineer
1 13 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Trainee
8 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) 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%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.56%) Product Management
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
1 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) C++
3 13 (33.33%) C
4 12 (30.77%) VBScript
5 7 (17.95%) 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 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) HND
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MCSE
6 4 (10.26%) CCEE
6 4 (10.26%) CCIA
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (7.69%) CCA
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.56%) MCTS
8 1 (2.56%) MCITP
8 1 (2.56%) HP AIS
8 1 (2.56%) HP MASE
8 1 (2.56%) VCDX
8 1 (2.56%) NCDA
8 1 (2.56%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
System Software
1 39 (100.00%) XenApp
2 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (58.97%) Hyper-V
3 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
2 30 (76.92%) 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
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago