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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 150 150 171
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 39 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 9.42% 8.46% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 20
Average salary £34,000 £36,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
414 319 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.34% 8.66% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 347 278 320
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) Citrix
2 68 (90.67%) VMware
3 62 (82.67%) XenApp
4 57 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
6 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
7 41 (54.67%) Citrix Certification
8 40 (53.33%) Windows
8 40 (53.33%) NetApp
8 40 (53.33%) Hyper-V
9 39 (52.00%) SAN
10 38 (50.67%) Cisco
11 37 (49.33%) CCA
12 35 (46.67%) MS Exchange
13 30 (40.00%) NAS
14 29 (38.67%) NetScaler
15 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
16 27 (36.00%) vSphere
17 21 (28.00%) DHCP
18 19 (25.33%) HP
18 19 (25.33%) Firewall
19 16 (21.33%) DNS
20 15 (20.00%) LAN
20 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
20 15 (20.00%) ITIL
20 15 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 12 (16.00%) WAN
22 12 (16.00%) VPN
23 11 (14.67%) XenServer

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 35 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (12.00%) IIS
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.67%) Lync
6 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) PaaS
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.00%) SAN
2 30 (40.00%) NAS
3 29 (38.67%) NetScaler
4 21 (28.00%) DHCP
5 19 (25.33%) Firewall
6 16 (21.33%) DNS
7 15 (20.00%) LAN
8 12 (16.00%) WAN
8 12 (16.00%) VPN
9 8 (10.67%) Wireless
10 5 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (6.67%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.67%) VoIP
11 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
11 4 (5.33%) IPv4
12 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.33%) Network Security
14 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 25 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 23 (30.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (25.33%) Citrix Support
5 16 (21.33%) Consultant
6 15 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (14.67%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (13.33%) Technical Support
9 10 (13.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 9 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 9 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
12 5 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
12 5 (6.67%) Support Consultant
12 5 (6.67%) Architect
13 4 (5.33%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Clustering
2 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.33%) CMDB
2 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.33%) Linux
7 4 (5.33%) Android
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Business Continuity
3 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.33%) Service Management
3 7 (9.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.00%) Migration
5 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.33%) Project Management
7 1 (1.33%) Change Management
7 1 (1.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (49.33%) CCA
3 15 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (13.33%) MCITP
6 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (12.00%) CCNA
6 9 (12.00%) MCSE
7 7 (9.33%) MCSA
8 5 (6.67%) CCEA
8 5 (6.67%) CCEE
8 5 (6.67%) CCIA
9 4 (5.33%) NCDA
9 4 (5.33%) MCTS
9 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.00%) VCP4
10 3 (4.00%) VCP5
11 2 (2.67%) NCIE
11 2 (2.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 62 (82.67%) XenApp
2 57 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
4 40 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 27 (36.00%) vSphere
6 11 (14.67%) XenServer
7 8 (10.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.67%) NFS
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.33%) vCloud
10 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Citrix
2 68 (90.67%) VMware
3 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (53.33%) NetApp
5 38 (50.67%) Cisco
6 19 (25.33%) HP
7 10 (13.33%) AppSense
8 7 (9.33%) EMC
8 7 (9.33%) Meraki
9 4 (5.33%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.67%) Symantec
10 2 (2.67%) Dell
11 1 (1.33%) Veeam
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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