The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 172 195 172
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 90 53 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.78% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 12.75% 9.23% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 79 37 83
Average salary £33,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.09% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,935 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £59,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +3.75%
XenApp
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
706 574 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.55% 8.41% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 561 481 538
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XenApp
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XenApp Salary Trend in the North West

XenApp
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenApp across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

XenApp Salary Histogram in the North West

XenApp
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +28 66 £33,027 -23.19% 8
Cheshire -8 18 £34,000 +7.08% 1
Merseyside -6 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Lancashire -2 3 £45,000 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing XenApp 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 XenApp.

1 165 (95.93%) Citrix
2 144 (83.72%) VMware
3 133 (77.33%) Windows
4 112 (65.12%) XenDesktop
5 96 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 90 (52.33%) Active Directory
7 87 (50.58%) Hyper-V
8 78 (45.35%) Microsoft
9 70 (40.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (35.47%) Cisco
11 60 (34.88%) MS Exchange
12 59 (34.30%) Citrix Certification
13 58 (33.72%) SAN
14 47 (27.33%) NetApp
15 46 (26.74%) CCA
15 46 (26.74%) vSphere
16 42 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
18 40 (23.26%) SQL
18 40 (23.26%) XenServer
19 39 (22.67%) IIS
20 38 (22.09%) NetScaler
21 36 (20.93%) MS Excel
21 36 (20.93%) AppSense
22 34 (19.77%) ITIL
23 33 (19.19%) NAS
24 31 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
25 30 (17.44%) WAN
25 30 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
26 27 (15.70%) HP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing XenApp 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 XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 39 (22.67%) IIS
3 30 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
5 16 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (7.56%) Lync
7 9 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (33.72%) SAN
2 38 (22.09%) NetScaler
3 33 (19.19%) NAS
4 30 (17.44%) WAN
5 26 (15.12%) LAN
6 20 (11.63%) Firewall
7 16 (9.30%) VPN
8 15 (8.72%) DNS
9 13 (7.56%) DHCP
10 12 (6.98%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.65%) Unified Communications
12 7 (4.07%) VoIP
13 5 (2.91%) ADSL
13 5 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.74%) Network Security
15 2 (1.16%) Internet
16 1 (0.58%) PBX
16 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
16 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.16%) OLAP
4 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 17 (9.88%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.81%) Retail
4 3 (1.74%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 33 (19.19%) Consultant
2 27 (15.70%) Citrix Engineer
3 25 (14.53%) Analyst
4 19 (11.05%) Citrix Consultant
5 17 (9.88%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.72%) Citrix Support
7 13 (7.56%) Development Engineer
7 13 (7.56%) Senior Development Engineer
7 13 (7.56%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (5.23%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.07%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (2.91%) Architect
13 5 (2.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (2.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) COM
2 1 (0.58%) WSH
2 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.49%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.49%) EqualLogic
2 6 (3.49%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.74%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.16%) Celerra
5 2 (1.16%) Clustering
5 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (77.33%) Windows
2 70 (40.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (14.53%) Windows 7
6 22 (12.79%) Linux
7 10 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.23%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.65%) Solaris
9 8 (4.65%) UNIX
10 6 (3.49%) AIX
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.77%) ITIL
2 16 (9.30%) Test Scripting
3 15 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.56%) Migration
5 11 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.07%) Test Automation
8 6 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.91%) Change Management
9 5 (2.91%) Regression Testing
9 5 (2.91%) Security Management
9 5 (2.91%) Integration Testing
9 5 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.91%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.91%) Automation Testing
10 4 (2.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.33%) Coaching
10 4 (2.33%) Test Strategy
10 4 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) SQL
2 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
3 15 (8.72%) C#
4 14 (8.14%) VBScript
5 13 (7.56%) C++
5 13 (7.56%) C
6 10 (5.81%) VB
7 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.33%) Perl
7 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (34.30%) Citrix Certification
2 46 (26.74%) CCA
3 31 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (13.37%) MCSE
5 20 (11.63%) Degree
6 14 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (7.56%) CCNA
7 13 (7.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (7.56%) MCITP
8 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
9 10 (5.81%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.07%) MCSA
10 7 (4.07%) NCIE
10 7 (4.07%) MCTS
10 7 (4.07%) CCIA
11 6 (3.49%) CCEE
11 6 (3.49%) ISEB
11 6 (3.49%) HND
12 5 (2.91%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.53%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (65.12%) XenDesktop
2 96 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (52.33%) Active Directory
4 87 (50.58%) Hyper-V
5 46 (26.74%) vSphere
6 40 (23.26%) XenServer
7 13 (7.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (7.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (4.65%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.33%) vCloud
9 4 (2.33%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.74%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.74%) NFS
11 2 (1.16%) Xen
11 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) SCCM
2 3 (1.74%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.16%) WSUS
3 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.58%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.58%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 165 (95.93%) Citrix
2 144 (83.72%) VMware
3 78 (45.35%) Microsoft
4 61 (35.47%) Cisco
5 47 (27.33%) NetApp
6 36 (20.93%) AppSense
7 27 (15.70%) HP
8 14 (8.14%) EMC
9 10 (5.81%) Fujitsu
10 9 (5.23%) Dell
11 8 (4.65%) Veeam
11 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.49%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.49%) Juniper
13 4 (2.33%) Mitel
14 3 (1.74%) Symantec
15 2 (1.16%) Infor
15 2 (1.16%) Avaya
16 1 (0.58%) Remedy
16 1 (0.58%) McAfee
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