The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 172 221 163
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -58
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 68 24 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 0.33% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.66% 4.26% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 59 20 87
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £68,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
704 564 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.84% 7.79% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 587 474 658
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
England

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 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 30 July 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 +32 49 £32,500 -27.77% 8
Cheshire +2 13 £40,000 +12.67% 3
Lancashire 0 4 £45,000 -
Merseyside -11 3 £45,000 -30.76% 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 134 (98.53%) Citrix
2 120 (88.24%) XenApp
3 102 (75.00%) VMware
4 94 (69.12%) Windows
5 77 (56.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (52.94%) Hyper-V
7 63 (46.32%) Microsoft
8 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
8 55 (40.44%) Citrix Certification
9 52 (38.24%) Cisco
10 43 (31.62%) XenServer
11 42 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (30.15%) MS Exchange
13 37 (27.21%) CCA
14 36 (26.47%) NetApp
14 36 (26.47%) SQL
15 33 (24.26%) IIS
15 33 (24.26%) SAN
16 31 (22.79%) NetScaler
17 29 (21.32%) MS Excel
18 28 (20.59%) vSphere
19 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (17.65%) MCSE
21 22 (16.18%) NAS
22 21 (15.44%) HP
22 21 (15.44%) AppSense
23 19 (13.97%) Windows 7
24 17 (12.50%) QA
24 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
25 16 (11.76%) Test Scripting

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (30.15%) MS Exchange
2 33 (24.26%) IIS
3 16 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.41%) Lync
8 5 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (21.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.26%) SAN
2 31 (22.79%) NetScaler
3 22 (16.18%) NAS
4 15 (11.03%) WAN
5 13 (9.56%) iSCSI
5 13 (9.56%) Firewall
6 12 (8.82%) LAN
7 10 (7.35%) DNS
7 10 (7.35%) DHCP
8 8 (5.88%) VLAN
8 8 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (5.15%) Unified Communications
9 7 (5.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.94%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.21%) Broadband
12 2 (1.47%) VPN
12 2 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.47%) Network Security
13 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) OLAP
3 2 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (9.56%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.62%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) Consultant
2 25 (18.38%) Support Engineer
3 24 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (14.71%) Citrix Engineer
5 15 (11.03%) Citrix Support
6 13 (9.56%) Automation Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Development Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Senior Development Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Citrix Consultant
6 13 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (8.09%) Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.62%) Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) Web Services
2 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.41%) CMDB
4 5 (3.68%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.94%) Firmware
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.94%) iPhone
5 4 (2.94%) Celerra
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.21%) iPad
6 3 (2.21%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (69.12%) Windows
2 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.97%) Windows 7
4 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.88%) Linux
7 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.21%) Android
8 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.03%) ITIL
3 11 (8.09%) Project Management
4 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
4 10 (7.35%) Migration
4 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (3.68%) Integration Testing
6 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.68%) Automation Testing
6 5 (3.68%) Regression Testing
6 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.94%) Process Management
7 4 (2.94%) Workflow
7 4 (2.94%) Information Security
7 4 (2.94%) Test Strategy
8 3 (2.21%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) SQL
2 15 (11.03%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.03%) C#
3 13 (9.56%) C++
3 13 (9.56%) C
4 9 (6.62%) VBScript
5 5 (3.68%) VB
6 4 (2.94%) Perl
6 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (40.44%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (27.21%) CCA
4 24 (17.65%) MCSE
5 16 (11.76%) MCITP
6 14 (10.29%) Degree
6 14 (10.29%) CCIA
7 12 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (8.82%) CCEE
8 10 (7.35%) CCNA
8 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
9 7 (5.15%) MCDST
9 7 (5.15%) MCTS
9 7 (5.15%) MCP
10 6 (4.41%) HND
10 6 (4.41%) ISEB
10 6 (4.41%) VCAP
10 6 (4.41%) NCDA
11 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 120 (88.24%) XenApp
2 77 (56.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
5 43 (31.62%) XenServer
6 28 (20.59%) vSphere
7 14 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.41%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.41%) vCloud
9 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.74%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 134 (98.53%) Citrix
2 102 (75.00%) VMware
3 63 (46.32%) Microsoft
4 52 (38.24%) Cisco
5 36 (26.47%) NetApp
6 21 (15.44%) HP
6 21 (15.44%) AppSense
7 11 (8.09%) EMC
8 9 (6.62%) Fujitsu
8 9 (6.62%) Veeam
9 7 (5.15%) LANDesk
10 6 (4.41%) Dell
11 4 (2.94%) Juniper
12 3 (2.21%) IBM
13 2 (1.47%) Sage
13 2 (1.47%) Symantec
14 1 (0.74%) Mitel
14 1 (0.74%) Remedy
14 1 (0.74%) BMC
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + Pension, Training, Certifications
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
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