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 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 XenApp
Rank 154 186 139
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 103 50 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 0.70% 1.55%
As % of the System Software category 14.47% 8.61% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 92 40 110
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +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
712 581 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.59% 8.16% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 574 502 605
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 August 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 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
Manchester +27 69 £33,027 -23.19% 9
Cheshire -3 24 £34,000 -5.55% 3
Lancashire 0 6 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Merseyside -4 5 £41,250 -36.53% 1
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 - 2
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 167 (95.43%) Citrix
2 145 (82.86%) VMware
3 133 (76.00%) Windows
4 118 (67.43%) XenDesktop
5 101 (57.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 90 (51.43%) Hyper-V
7 88 (50.29%) Active Directory
8 81 (46.29%) Microsoft
9 67 (38.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (36.00%) Cisco
11 62 (35.43%) MS Exchange
12 59 (33.71%) Citrix Certification
13 55 (31.43%) SAN
14 50 (28.57%) NetApp
15 46 (26.29%) CCA
16 44 (25.14%) vSphere
17 43 (24.57%) XenServer
18 41 (23.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 40 (22.86%) SQL
20 38 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
21 37 (21.14%) IIS
22 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
22 36 (20.57%) AppSense
22 36 (20.57%) NetScaler
23 34 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
24 32 (18.29%) ITIL
25 31 (17.71%) NAS
26 30 (17.14%) WAN
27 29 (16.57%) HP
27 29 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2010

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (35.43%) MS Exchange
2 37 (21.14%) IIS
3 29 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (6.29%) Lync
8 9 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (31.43%) SAN
2 36 (20.57%) NetScaler
3 31 (17.71%) NAS
4 30 (17.14%) WAN
5 26 (14.86%) LAN
6 19 (10.86%) Firewall
7 16 (9.14%) VPN
7 16 (9.14%) DNS
8 14 (8.00%) DHCP
9 12 (6.86%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.00%) Unified Communications
10 7 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (3.43%) VoIP
12 5 (2.86%) ADSL
13 3 (1.71%) Network Security
13 3 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.14%) Internet
15 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
15 1 (0.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.14%) OLAP
4 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 18 (10.29%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.29%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (18.29%) Consultant
2 30 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (15.43%) Analyst
4 25 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
5 19 (10.86%) Support Engineer
6 18 (10.29%) Citrix Consultant
7 15 (8.57%) Citrix Support
8 14 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (7.43%) Automation Engineer
9 13 (7.43%) Development Engineer
9 13 (7.43%) Senior Development Engineer
10 11 (6.29%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.14%) Technical Support
11 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Architect
13 7 (4.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 6 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 5 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
15 5 (2.86%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.29%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) WSH
2 1 (0.57%) COM
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.86%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.29%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.71%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Celerra
6 2 (1.14%) iPhone
6 2 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 133 (76.00%) Windows
2 67 (38.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (23.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 21 (12.00%) Linux
7 9 (5.14%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.14%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.57%) UNIX
8 8 (4.57%) Solaris
9 6 (3.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.29%) ITIL
2 16 (9.14%) Test Scripting
2 16 (9.14%) Migration
3 15 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (4.57%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.86%) Change Management
8 5 (2.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (2.86%) Security Management
8 5 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 5 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (2.86%) Automation Testing
9 4 (2.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (2.29%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.29%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.29%) Workflow
9 4 (2.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.86%) SQL
2 23 (13.14%) PowerShell
3 15 (8.57%) C#
4 14 (8.00%) VBScript
5 13 (7.43%) C++
5 13 (7.43%) C
6 10 (5.71%) VB
7 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.29%) Perl
7 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (33.71%) Citrix Certification
2 46 (26.29%) CCA
3 34 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.71%) MCSE
5 19 (10.86%) Degree
6 17 (9.71%) MCITP
7 15 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
9 13 (7.43%) CCNA
10 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
11 9 (5.14%) CCIA
12 8 (4.57%) CCEE
13 7 (4.00%) MCSA
13 7 (4.00%) MCTS
13 7 (4.00%) NCIE
14 6 (3.43%) HND
14 6 (3.43%) ISEB
15 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (2.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (67.43%) XenDesktop
2 101 (57.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (51.43%) Hyper-V
4 88 (50.29%) Active Directory
5 44 (25.14%) vSphere
6 43 (24.57%) XenServer
7 14 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (4.57%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.29%) vCloud
9 4 (2.29%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.71%) NFS
10 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.71%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.14%) Xen
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.14%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
3 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 167 (95.43%) Citrix
2 145 (82.86%) VMware
3 81 (46.29%) Microsoft
4 63 (36.00%) Cisco
5 50 (28.57%) NetApp
6 36 (20.57%) AppSense
7 29 (16.57%) HP
8 18 (10.29%) EMC
9 11 (6.29%) Fujitsu
10 9 (5.14%) Veeam
11 8 (4.57%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.00%) Juniper
12 7 (4.00%) Dell
13 4 (2.29%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.71%) Symantec
14 3 (1.71%) Mitel
15 2 (1.14%) Infor
15 2 (1.14%) IBM
16 1 (0.57%) Sun
16 1 (0.57%) Intel
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