The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 66 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 5.17% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.83% 10.21% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 36
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Lancashire region.

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Blackburn +14 2 £45,000 -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) Lync
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) MCTS
5 3 (42.86%) MCITP
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) OLAP
6 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Celerra
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) NCDA
3 1 (14.29%) NCIE
3 1 (14.29%) VCDX
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIA
3 1 (14.29%) HP AIS
3 1 (14.29%) HP MASE
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) XenServer
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) vCloud
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec