The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 130 162 178
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +16
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 54 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 13.99% 5.56% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 14 7
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £29,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £65,000 £74,500
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
386 342 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.37% 8.65% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 313 302 273
Average salary £33,027 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.21% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Manchester

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 82 (97.62%) Citrix
2 69 (82.14%) XenApp
3 66 (78.57%) VMware
4 55 (65.48%) Hyper-V
5 51 (60.71%) Windows
5 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 50 (59.52%) Citrix Certification
7 49 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (50.00%) Cisco
9 40 (47.62%) CCA
10 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
11 33 (39.29%) NetApp
12 32 (38.10%) MS Exchange
12 32 (38.10%) NetScaler
13 29 (34.52%) SAN
14 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (30.95%) NAS
15 25 (29.76%) XenServer
16 24 (28.57%) vSphere
17 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
18 20 (23.81%) MCSE
19 17 (20.24%) SQL
20 15 (17.86%) WAN
21 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
22 13 (15.48%) CCNA
22 13 (15.48%) Firewall
22 13 (15.48%) iSCSI
23 12 (14.29%) LAN
23 12 (14.29%) DHCP
23 12 (14.29%) DNS

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.10%) IIS
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.10%) NetScaler
2 29 (34.52%) SAN
3 26 (30.95%) NAS
4 15 (17.86%) WAN
5 13 (15.48%) Firewall
5 13 (15.48%) iSCSI
6 12 (14.29%) DHCP
6 12 (14.29%) LAN
6 12 (14.29%) DNS
7 8 (9.52%) VLAN
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.57%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.57%) Network Security
9 3 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Citrix Support
4 16 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Consultant
6 11 (13.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (11.90%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Support Technician
11 4 (4.76%) Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) Wintel Support
11 4 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (3.57%) IT Support
12 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) CMDB
2 5 (5.95%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.19%) Celerra
5 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (10.71%) Migration
3 9 (10.71%) Project Management
4 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.57%) Information Assurance
5 3 (3.57%) Change Control
5 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.57%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.38%) Information Security
7 1 (1.19%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.19%) Business Development
7 1 (1.19%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.19%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Citrix Certification
2 40 (47.62%) CCA
3 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (23.81%) MCSE
5 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (15.48%) CCNA
7 11 (13.10%) MCITP
8 10 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.76%) MCTS
9 4 (4.76%) CCEA
9 4 (4.76%) VCAP
10 3 (3.57%) CCIA
10 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (3.57%) VCP5
10 3 (3.57%) VCP4
10 3 (3.57%) NCDA
10 3 (3.57%) NCIE
10 3 (3.57%) Degree
11 2 (2.38%) CCEE
12 1 (1.19%) CCAA
System Software
1 69 (82.14%) XenApp
2 55 (65.48%) Hyper-V
3 49 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
5 25 (29.76%) XenServer
6 24 (28.57%) vSphere
7 3 (3.57%) vCloud
7 3 (3.57%) NFS
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (97.62%) Citrix
2 66 (78.57%) VMware
3 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 42 (50.00%) Cisco
5 33 (39.29%) NetApp
6 10 (11.90%) HP
6 10 (11.90%) AppSense
7 7 (8.33%) EMC
8 5 (5.95%) Veeam
9 4 (4.76%) Juniper
10 1 (1.19%) BMC
10 1 (1.19%) Remedy
10 1 (1.19%) Dell
10 1 (1.19%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago