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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 213 180 230
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +50
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 37 69 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.97% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.70% 9.77% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 20
Average salary £38,125 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,550 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
649 706 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.94% 9.88% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 501 585 499
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -7 31 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Cheshire -6 4 £49,750 +24.37% 2
Merseyside +12 2 £50,000 +11.11%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 101 (96.19%) Citrix
2 90 (85.71%) VMware
3 83 (79.05%) Windows
4 74 (70.48%) XenApp
5 64 (60.95%) Microsoft
6 61 (58.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
8 40 (38.10%) MS Exchange
9 39 (37.14%) Citrix Certification
9 39 (37.14%) SAN
10 38 (36.19%) XenServer
11 37 (35.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (35.24%) CCA
12 34 (32.38%) DNS
13 33 (31.43%) NetApp
14 32 (30.48%) DHCP
15 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
17 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (25.71%) Cisco
18 27 (25.71%) AppSense
19 25 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 25 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (22.86%) Windows 7
20 24 (22.86%) MCSE
20 24 (22.86%) MS Excel
20 24 (22.86%) ITIL
21 23 (21.90%) vSphere
21 23 (21.90%) Clustering
22 22 (20.95%) SQL Server

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 40 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 25 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (8.57%) IIS
7 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.71%) Lync
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.14%) SAN
2 34 (32.38%) DNS
3 32 (30.48%) DHCP
4 21 (20.00%) LAN
5 20 (19.05%) VPN
6 19 (18.10%) VoIP
7 18 (17.14%) Firewall
8 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
9 15 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 13 (12.38%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (10.48%) WAN
12 10 (9.52%) Ethernet
12 10 (9.52%) IPv4
13 7 (6.67%) NAS
14 6 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (5.71%) Wireless
15 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
15 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (4.76%) HTTP
16 4 (3.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.52%) Publishing
2 6 (5.71%) Law
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Architect
2 24 (22.86%) Citrix Architect
3 22 (20.95%) Consultant
4 17 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) Citrix Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Citrix Consultant
7 11 (10.48%) Technical Support
8 10 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (7.62%) Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Senior Architect
12 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Clustering
2 20 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.81%) Replication
6 3 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.86%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.95%) Social Media
8 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (79.05%) Windows
2 37 (35.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.52%) Android
7 6 (5.71%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.76%) Linux
9 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
3 10 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.67%) Project Management
5 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 6 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.81%) Coaching
7 4 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.81%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.86%) Service Management
8 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.86%) Security Patching
9 2 (1.90%) Application Discovery
9 2 (1.90%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (1.90%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.62%) SQL
3 4 (3.81%) VBScript
4 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (35.24%) CCA
3 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (22.86%) MCSE
5 21 (20.00%) CCEE
6 20 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (16.19%) MCITP
8 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (11.43%) CCNA
8 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (9.52%) Degree
9 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 9 (8.57%) NCDA
10 9 (8.57%) CCIA
11 5 (4.76%) MCSA
12 4 (3.81%) CCNP
13 3 (2.86%) MCTS
14 2 (1.90%) CCAA
14 2 (1.90%) MCP
14 2 (1.90%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.90%) GxP
System Software
1 74 (70.48%) XenApp
2 61 (58.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
4 38 (36.19%) XenServer
5 30 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (21.90%) vSphere
7 21 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 13 (12.38%) VMware ESX
9 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) WSUS
2 11 (10.48%) SCCM
3 8 (7.62%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.95%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.95%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (96.19%) Citrix
2 90 (85.71%) VMware
3 64 (60.95%) Microsoft
4 33 (31.43%) NetApp
5 27 (25.71%) AppSense
5 27 (25.71%) Cisco
6 7 (6.67%) HP
7 6 (5.71%) Meraki
8 5 (4.76%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) Dell
9 3 (2.86%) Avaya
9 3 (2.86%) Toshiba
9 3 (2.86%) BT
9 3 (2.86%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.90%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.90%) Veeam
10 2 (1.90%) Siemens
10 2 (1.90%) Symantec
10 2 (1.90%) Sophos
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