The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 134 166 157
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 49 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 12.60% 5.42% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 18
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
389 332 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 8.09% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 325 290 286
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
North West

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 July 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (84.15%) XenApp
3 62 (75.61%) VMware
4 48 (58.54%) Windows
4 48 (58.54%) Hyper-V
5 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
6 45 (54.88%) Citrix Certification
6 45 (54.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (50.00%) Cisco
8 33 (40.24%) XenServer
9 32 (39.02%) NetApp
10 31 (37.80%) CCA
11 30 (36.59%) NetScaler
12 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
12 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
14 24 (29.27%) SAN
15 23 (28.05%) vSphere
16 20 (24.39%) NAS
16 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
17 19 (23.17%) MCSE
18 17 (20.73%) SQL
19 13 (15.85%) MCITP
19 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
20 12 (14.63%) HP
21 11 (13.41%) WAN
21 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
21 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
21 11 (13.41%) Firewall
21 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
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 30 (36.59%) NetScaler
2 24 (29.27%) SAN
3 20 (24.39%) NAS
4 11 (13.41%) WAN
4 11 (13.41%) Firewall
5 10 (12.20%) iSCSI
6 9 (10.98%) LAN
7 8 (9.76%) VLAN
8 7 (8.54%) DNS
8 7 (8.54%) DHCP
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.44%) Network Security
10 2 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Citrix Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) Consultant
2 17 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Support Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Citrix Support
5 9 (10.98%) Citrix Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (4.88%) Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Server Support
10 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) CMDB
2 5 (6.10%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Celerra
4 3 (3.66%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (58.54%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.54%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.98%) Project Management
1 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (9.76%) ITIL
3 7 (8.54%) Migration
4 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.44%) Change Control
6 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.44%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.44%) Information Security
6 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.22%) DNA
7 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.22%) Business Development
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (54.88%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (37.80%) CCA
3 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (23.17%) MCSE
5 13 (15.85%) MCITP
6 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (12.20%) CCNA
8 8 (9.76%) CCIA
9 6 (7.32%) CCEE
10 5 (6.10%) VCAP
10 5 (6.10%) NCDA
11 4 (4.88%) NCIE
11 4 (4.88%) MCTS
11 4 (4.88%) Degree
11 4 (4.88%) CCEA
12 3 (3.66%) HP MASE
12 3 (3.66%) HP AIS
12 3 (3.66%) VCDX
12 3 (3.66%) CCAA
System Software
1 69 (84.15%) XenApp
2 48 (58.54%) Hyper-V
3 45 (54.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (40.24%) XenServer
5 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
6 23 (28.05%) vSphere
7 5 (6.10%) vCloud
8 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.22%) NFS
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
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 62 (75.61%) VMware
3 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 41 (50.00%) Cisco
5 32 (39.02%) NetApp
6 12 (14.63%) HP
7 10 (12.20%) EMC
8 9 (10.98%) AppSense
9 7 (8.54%) Veeam
10 4 (4.88%) Juniper
11 3 (3.66%) Dell
11 3 (3.66%) IBM
12 1 (1.22%) Remedy
12 1 (1.22%) BMC
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 26 days ago