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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 134 163 170
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 52 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 13.40% 4.93% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 11 6
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
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
388 345 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.41% 8.91% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 313 302 266
Average salary £33,027 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 2 September 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 80 (97.56%) Citrix
2 67 (81.71%) XenApp
3 64 (78.05%) VMware
4 53 (64.63%) Hyper-V
5 51 (62.20%) Citrix Certification
6 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
7 49 (59.76%) Windows
8 47 (57.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (50.00%) CCA
10 39 (47.56%) Active Directory
10 39 (47.56%) Cisco
11 33 (40.24%) NetApp
11 33 (40.24%) NetScaler
12 30 (36.59%) SAN
12 30 (36.59%) MS Exchange
13 27 (32.93%) NAS
14 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (30.49%) vSphere
16 23 (28.05%) XenServer
17 20 (24.39%) MCSE
17 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
18 17 (20.73%) SQL
19 13 (15.85%) Firewall
19 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (15.85%) CCNA
19 13 (15.85%) WAN
19 13 (15.85%) iSCSI
20 12 (14.63%) DHCP
20 12 (14.63%) DNS
21 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.41%) IIS
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.24%) NetScaler
2 30 (36.59%) SAN
3 27 (32.93%) NAS
4 13 (15.85%) iSCSI
4 13 (15.85%) Firewall
4 13 (15.85%) WAN
5 12 (14.63%) DHCP
5 12 (14.63%) DNS
6 10 (12.20%) LAN
7 8 (9.76%) VLAN
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
9 3 (3.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Citrix Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) Citrix Support
4 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Consultant
6 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (12.20%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (7.32%) Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Wintel Support
11 4 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
12 3 (3.66%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
13 2 (2.44%) Senior Citrix Consultant
13 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
13 2 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) CMDB
2 5 (6.10%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Celerra
5 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (10.98%) Migration
3 9 (10.98%) Project Management
4 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.66%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.66%) Information Assurance
5 3 (3.66%) Change Control
5 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.66%) Coaching
6 2 (2.44%) Line Management
6 2 (2.44%) Information Security
7 1 (1.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (62.20%) Citrix Certification
2 41 (50.00%) CCA
3 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (24.39%) MCSE
5 13 (15.85%) CCNA
5 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (10.98%) MCITP
8 4 (4.88%) MCTS
8 4 (4.88%) CCEA
8 4 (4.88%) VCAP
9 3 (3.66%) CCIA
9 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (3.66%) VCP5
9 3 (3.66%) VCP4
9 3 (3.66%) NCDA
9 3 (3.66%) NCIE
9 3 (3.66%) Degree
10 2 (2.44%) CCEE
11 1 (1.22%) CCAA
System Software
1 67 (81.71%) XenApp
2 53 (64.63%) Hyper-V
3 47 (57.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (47.56%) Active Directory
5 25 (30.49%) vSphere
6 23 (28.05%) XenServer
7 3 (3.66%) vCloud
7 3 (3.66%) NFS
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (97.56%) Citrix
2 64 (78.05%) VMware
3 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 39 (47.56%) Cisco
5 33 (40.24%) NetApp
6 10 (12.20%) HP
6 10 (12.20%) AppSense
7 6 (7.32%) EMC
8 5 (6.10%) Veeam
9 4 (4.88%) Juniper
10 1 (1.22%) BMC
10 1 (1.22%) Remedy
10 1 (1.22%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) IBM
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