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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 53 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% 0.47% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 3.85% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
39 78 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.01% 12.21% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 68 29
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) FCoE
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) FlexPod
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Meraki
4 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) H.323
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) FCoE
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) Meraki