The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 59 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 3 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.48% 2.10% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 5.66% 24.53% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 53 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.56% 8.55% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 3 £45,000 -30.76%
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) XenApp
5 6 (60.00%) SCCM
5 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (60.00%) HP
5 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (50.00%) vSphere
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (40.00%) NetApp
7 4 (40.00%) MCTS
7 4 (40.00%) MCITP
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 3 (30.00%) SAN
8 3 (30.00%) Dell
8 3 (30.00%) EMC
8 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (30.00%) SCOM
8 3 (30.00%) Active Directory

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (20.00%) Celerra
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCTS
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) VCDX
3 2 (20.00%) HP MASE
3 2 (20.00%) NCDA
3 2 (20.00%) NCIE
3 2 (20.00%) VCAP
3 2 (20.00%) CCEE
3 2 (20.00%) CCIA
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) HP AIS
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (10.00%) MCDST
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Sage
7 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (10.00%) Mitel
7 1 (10.00%) Symantec