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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 152 168 163
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 35 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 8.56% 5.25% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 12
Average salary £33,750 £29,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.37% -20.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £62,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
409 305 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.81% 8.15% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 336 264 276
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Stockport 0 2 £40,000 -38.46%
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 85 (97.70%) Citrix
2 73 (83.91%) XenApp
3 68 (78.16%) VMware
4 55 (63.22%) Citrix Certification
5 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
6 51 (58.62%) Windows
6 51 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (58.62%) Hyper-V
7 46 (52.87%) CCA
8 42 (48.28%) Cisco
8 42 (48.28%) NetScaler
9 40 (45.98%) Active Directory
10 37 (42.53%) SAN
10 37 (42.53%) NetApp
11 34 (39.08%) NAS
12 32 (36.78%) MS Exchange
13 28 (32.18%) vSphere
14 24 (27.59%) MS Excel
15 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (22.99%) XenServer
17 19 (21.84%) MCSE
18 18 (20.69%) DHCP
18 18 (20.69%) DNS
19 14 (16.09%) SQL
20 13 (14.94%) CCNA
20 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (14.94%) Firewall
20 13 (14.94%) iSCSI
21 12 (13.79%) ITIL
22 11 (12.64%) WAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (36.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.60%) Lync
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.28%) NetScaler
2 37 (42.53%) SAN
3 34 (39.08%) NAS
4 18 (20.69%) DNS
4 18 (20.69%) DHCP
5 13 (14.94%) Firewall
5 13 (14.94%) iSCSI
6 11 (12.64%) WAN
7 8 (9.20%) LAN
7 8 (9.20%) VLAN
8 7 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.45%) Network Security
9 3 (3.45%) VPN
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Banking
2 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Citrix Engineer
2 29 (33.33%) Citrix Support
3 24 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) Support Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) Consultant
6 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (14.94%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Citrix Consultant
7 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Wintel Support
9 4 (4.60%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (2.30%) Support Specialist
11 2 (2.30%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.30%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) CMDB
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (58.62%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) ITIL
2 10 (11.49%) Project Management
2 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.60%) Migration
5 3 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.45%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.45%) Information Assurance
5 3 (3.45%) Change Control
5 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.45%) Coaching
5 3 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.15%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.15%) Line Management
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.15%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (63.22%) Citrix Certification
2 46 (52.87%) CCA
3 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (21.84%) MCSE
5 13 (14.94%) CCNA
5 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.90%) MCITP
8 3 (3.45%) Degree
8 3 (3.45%) MCTS
8 3 (3.45%) VCP4
8 3 (3.45%) CCEA
8 3 (3.45%) VCAP
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (3.45%) VCP5
9 2 (2.30%) NCDA
9 2 (2.30%) NCIE
10 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 73 (83.91%) XenApp
2 51 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (58.62%) Hyper-V
3 40 (45.98%) Active Directory
4 28 (32.18%) vSphere
5 20 (22.99%) XenServer
6 3 (3.45%) NFS
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.15%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 85 (97.70%) Citrix
2 68 (78.16%) VMware
3 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
4 42 (48.28%) Cisco
5 37 (42.53%) NetApp
6 11 (12.64%) AppSense
7 7 (8.05%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) EMC
8 4 (4.60%) Juniper
8 4 (4.60%) Veeam
9 1 (1.15%) Remedy
9 1 (1.15%) BMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits + on call allowance Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago