The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop 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 XenDesktop over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 199 218 206
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 55 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 7.55% 5.18% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 32
Average salary £34,000 £33,899 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.29% -10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £62,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
XenDesktop
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
728 560 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.72% 8.29% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 595 456 518
Average salary £34,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the North West

XenDesktop
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 XenDesktop within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 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 +5 37 £33,750 -1.45% 6
Cheshire -7 18 £37,000 +34.54% 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 126 (98.44%) Citrix
2 111 (86.72%) XenApp
3 98 (76.56%) VMware
4 83 (64.84%) Windows
5 73 (57.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (53.91%) Hyper-V
7 68 (53.13%) Microsoft
8 58 (45.31%) Cisco
9 56 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
10 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
11 47 (36.72%) MS Exchange
12 46 (35.94%) CCA
12 46 (35.94%) SAN
13 44 (34.38%) NetApp
14 42 (32.81%) NetScaler
15 36 (28.13%) NAS
16 31 (24.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (22.66%) vSphere
19 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
19 28 (21.88%) SQL
20 27 (21.09%) MCSE
21 23 (17.97%) IIS
22 21 (16.41%) HP
22 21 (16.41%) XenServer
23 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
23 20 (15.63%) Finance
24 19 (14.84%) iSCSI
25 18 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
25 18 (14.06%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 47 (36.72%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.97%) IIS
3 18 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.25%) Lync
6 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.94%) SAN
2 42 (32.81%) NetScaler
3 36 (28.13%) NAS
4 19 (14.84%) iSCSI
5 18 (14.06%) DHCP
5 18 (14.06%) DNS
6 16 (12.50%) Firewall
7 12 (9.38%) WAN
8 9 (7.03%) LAN
8 9 (7.03%) VLAN
8 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.13%) VPN
11 3 (2.34%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.34%) Network Security
12 1 (0.78%) VoIP
12 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) OLAP
3 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Citrix Engineer
2 35 (27.34%) Citrix Support
3 31 (24.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (18.75%) Consultant
5 23 (17.97%) Support Engineer
6 17 (13.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (13.28%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 16 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
8 10 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Development Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Senior Development Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Citrix Support Specialist
10 4 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
10 4 (3.13%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.47%) CMDB
3 4 (3.13%) Clustering
4 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.56%) User Experience
5 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (64.84%) Windows
2 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.28%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.81%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.25%) Linux
7 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.56%) AIX
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.06%) ITIL
2 12 (9.38%) Project Management
3 11 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.81%) Test Scripting
4 10 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.69%) Security Management
6 6 (4.69%) Migration
7 5 (3.91%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.91%) Information Security
7 5 (3.91%) Line Management
8 4 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.34%) Regression Testing
9 3 (2.34%) Workflow
9 3 (2.34%) Quality Management
9 3 (2.34%) Information Security Management
9 3 (2.34%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (2.34%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) SQL
2 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.81%) VBScript
3 10 (7.81%) C
3 10 (7.81%) C#
3 10 (7.81%) C++
4 8 (6.25%) VB
5 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
2 46 (35.94%) CCA
3 31 (24.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (21.09%) MCSE
5 14 (10.94%) CCNA
5 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (8.59%) Degree
7 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.25%) MCITP
7 8 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.91%) MCTS
9 3 (2.34%) HND
9 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.34%) CCEA
9 3 (2.34%) ISEB
9 3 (2.34%) VCP5
9 3 (2.34%) VCAP
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (2.34%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 111 (86.72%) XenApp
2 73 (57.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (53.91%) Hyper-V
4 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
5 29 (22.66%) vSphere
6 21 (16.41%) XenServer
7 4 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.34%) NFS
8 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) SCCM
2 4 (3.13%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (98.44%) Citrix
2 98 (76.56%) VMware
3 68 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 58 (45.31%) Cisco
5 44 (34.38%) NetApp
6 21 (16.41%) HP
7 18 (14.06%) AppSense
8 9 (7.03%) EMC
9 7 (5.47%) Fujitsu
10 5 (3.91%) Veeam
11 4 (3.13%) Juniper
12 3 (2.34%) Leostream
13 2 (1.56%) Dell
13 2 (1.56%) Symantec
14 1 (0.78%) Remedy
14 1 (0.78%) McAfee
14 1 (0.78%) Sage
14 1 (0.78%) BMC
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