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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 110 110 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.51% 3.57% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £60,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
244 140 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.05% 8.96% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 203 104 66
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 -2 4 £28,500 -52.50%
Knutsford - 3 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £29,500 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (96.30%) XenApp
3 25 (92.59%) VMware
3 25 (92.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco
5 13 (48.15%) Service Delivery
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) EMC
7 10 (37.04%) NetApp
8 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) WAN
11 5 (18.52%) VPN
12 4 (14.81%) DNS
12 4 (14.81%) DHCP
12 4 (14.81%) Leostream
13 3 (11.11%) XenServer
13 3 (11.11%) Project Management
13 3 (11.11%) Broadband
13 3 (11.11%) Avaya
13 3 (11.11%) SAN
13 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Citrix Support
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
7 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
7 3 (11.11%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Service Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) XenApp
2 25 (92.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (11.11%) XenServer
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (92.59%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) HP
5 10 (37.04%) NetApp
5 10 (37.04%) EMC
6 4 (14.81%) Leostream
7 3 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 3 (11.11%) BT
7 3 (11.11%) Avaya
8 2 (7.41%) McAfee
9 1 (3.70%) Apple
9 1 (3.70%) Dell