The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 11 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 62 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 5 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.79% 1.60% 2.70%
As % of the System Software category 7.58% 27.27% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 17
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,000 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 33 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.39% 5.87% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 140
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Liverpool -4 5 £42,500 -34.61%
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) XenApp
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) XenServer
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) LANDesk
6 7 (43.75%) MCP
6 7 (43.75%) MCDST
6 7 (43.75%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (25.00%) NetApp
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) Firmware
9 4 (25.00%) MCTS
9 4 (25.00%) MCITP
9 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (25.00%) Process Management

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Account Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Celerra
3 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Process Management
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCP
2 7 (43.75%) MCDST
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (25.00%) MCTS
4 4 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) HP AIS
5 2 (12.50%) HP MASE
5 2 (12.50%) VCDX
5 2 (12.50%) NCDA
5 2 (12.50%) NCIE
5 2 (12.50%) VCAP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (12.50%) CCEE
5 2 (12.50%) CCIA
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
6 1 (6.25%) CCA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) XenApp
2 9 (56.25%) XenServer
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (31.25%) vSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) LANDesk
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) Sage
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Mitel