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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 62 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.34% 2.03% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 3.39% 18.06% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
59 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.92% 11.25% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 84
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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
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 23 September 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 +1 2 £45,000 -18.18%
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) Sage
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) Finance

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Celerra
1 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) HP AIS
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
2 2 (28.57%) VCDX
2 2 (28.57%) NCDA
2 2 (28.57%) NCIE
2 2 (28.57%) VCAP
2 2 (28.57%) CCEE
2 2 (28.57%) CCIA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Sage
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec