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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 173 196 180
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 81 50 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.75% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 11.77% 8.59% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 70 36 68
Average salary £33,027 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.28% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,935 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £50,000 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
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
688 582 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.39% 8.69% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 551 476 506
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +18 58 £33,014 -24.54% 4
Cheshire -9 18 £34,000 -5.55% 3
Merseyside +3 3 £41,250 -17.50%
Lancashire -4 2 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 161 (96.41%) Citrix
2 139 (83.23%) VMware
3 130 (77.84%) Windows
4 108 (64.67%) XenDesktop
5 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
6 90 (53.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (50.30%) Hyper-V
8 76 (45.51%) Microsoft
9 69 (41.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (34.73%) Citrix Certification
10 58 (34.73%) SAN
10 58 (34.73%) MS Exchange
11 56 (33.53%) Cisco
12 46 (27.54%) NetApp
13 45 (26.95%) CCA
13 45 (26.95%) vSphere
14 41 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (24.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 40 (23.95%) NetScaler
16 39 (23.35%) IIS
17 38 (22.75%) SQL
18 37 (22.16%) XenServer
19 36 (21.56%) MS Excel
20 35 (20.96%) AppSense
20 35 (20.96%) NAS
21 33 (19.76%) ITIL
22 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
23 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
24 26 (15.57%) WAN
25 25 (14.97%) QA

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (34.73%) MS Exchange
2 39 (23.35%) IIS
3 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (10.18%) SharePoint
5 16 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (7.19%) Lync
8 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (34.73%) SAN
2 40 (23.95%) NetScaler
3 35 (20.96%) NAS
4 26 (15.57%) WAN
5 23 (13.77%) LAN
6 19 (11.38%) Firewall
7 16 (9.58%) VPN
7 16 (9.58%) DNS
8 14 (8.38%) DHCP
9 12 (7.19%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.19%) VoIP
11 6 (3.59%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.99%) ADSL
13 4 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.80%) Network Security
15 2 (1.20%) Internet
16 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
16 1 (0.60%) PBX
16 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.20%) OLAP
4 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
General
1 15 (8.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.39%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (19.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (18.56%) Consultant
3 29 (17.37%) Citrix Engineer
4 24 (14.37%) Analyst
5 19 (11.38%) Citrix Consultant
6 17 (10.18%) Support Engineer
6 17 (10.18%) Citrix Support
7 13 (7.78%) Development Engineer
7 13 (7.78%) Senior Development Engineer
7 13 (7.78%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (5.39%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.79%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Technical Support
13 6 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 4 (2.40%) Senior Technical Analyst
14 4 (2.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (2.40%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) WSH
2 1 (0.60%) COM
2 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.59%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.59%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.99%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.60%) Celerra
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 130 (77.84%) Windows
2 69 (41.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (24.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (14.37%) Windows 7
5 22 (13.17%) Linux
6 10 (5.99%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.39%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.79%) UNIX
8 8 (4.79%) Solaris
9 6 (3.59%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.76%) ITIL
2 16 (9.58%) Test Scripting
3 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.19%) Migration
5 11 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.19%) Test Automation
8 6 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.99%) Change Management
9 5 (2.99%) Regression Testing
9 5 (2.99%) Security Management
9 5 (2.99%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.99%) Integration Testing
9 5 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.99%) Automation Testing
10 4 (2.40%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.40%) Test Strategy
10 4 (2.40%) Workflow
10 4 (2.40%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.75%) SQL
2 22 (13.17%) PowerShell
3 15 (8.98%) C#
4 13 (7.78%) C++
4 13 (7.78%) VBScript
4 13 (7.78%) C
5 10 (5.99%) VB
6 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.40%) Perl
6 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (34.73%) Citrix Certification
2 45 (26.95%) CCA
3 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (13.77%) MCSE
5 20 (11.98%) Degree
6 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (7.78%) CCNA
7 12 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (6.59%) MCITP
8 11 (6.59%) Security Cleared
9 10 (5.99%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.19%) MCSA
11 6 (3.59%) MCTS
11 6 (3.59%) NCIE
11 6 (3.59%) HND
11 6 (3.59%) ISEB
12 5 (2.99%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.99%) CCIA
13 4 (2.40%) CCEE
13 4 (2.40%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.97%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (64.67%) XenDesktop
2 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
3 90 (53.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (50.30%) Hyper-V
5 45 (26.95%) vSphere
6 37 (22.16%) XenServer
7 13 (7.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (6.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (4.79%) MetaFrame
10 4 (2.40%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.80%) NFS
11 3 (1.80%) vCloud
12 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) SCCM
2 3 (1.80%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.20%) WSUS
3 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.60%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 161 (96.41%) Citrix
2 139 (83.23%) VMware
3 76 (45.51%) Microsoft
4 56 (33.53%) Cisco
5 46 (27.54%) NetApp
6 35 (20.96%) AppSense
7 24 (14.37%) HP
8 13 (7.78%) EMC
9 9 (5.39%) Fujitsu
10 8 (4.79%) Veeam
10 8 (4.79%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.79%) Dell
11 6 (3.59%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.99%) Juniper
13 3 (1.80%) Symantec
13 3 (1.80%) Mitel
14 2 (1.20%) Infor
14 2 (1.20%) Avaya
15 1 (0.60%) BMC
15 1 (0.60%) Nortel
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