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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 187 178 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 64 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.88% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 8.77% 9.19% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £53,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -9.00%
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
730 642 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.59% 9.62% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 603 533 430
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +12 46 £35,000 - 7
Cheshire +7 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Merseyside +3 5 £40,500 +47.27%
Lancashire +3 2 £46,250 +54.16%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 108 (94.74%) Citrix
2 103 (90.35%) VMware
3 90 (78.95%) XenApp
4 85 (74.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 73 (64.04%) Windows
6 67 (58.77%) Microsoft
7 65 (57.02%) Active Directory
8 55 (48.25%) Cisco
9 51 (44.74%) MS Exchange
10 50 (43.86%) SAN
10 50 (43.86%) NetApp
11 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
12 37 (32.46%) Citrix Certification
13 34 (29.82%) ITIL
14 33 (28.95%) HP
14 33 (28.95%) CCA
15 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
16 30 (26.32%) vSphere
17 28 (24.56%) NAS
17 28 (24.56%) DHCP
18 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
18 27 (23.68%) Finance
19 26 (22.81%) Firewall
19 26 (22.81%) DNS
19 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (21.93%) NetScaler
21 21 (18.42%) VPN
21 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
22 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
22 20 (17.54%) LAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.04%) IIS
4 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.39%) Lync
7 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (43.86%) SAN
2 28 (24.56%) DHCP
2 28 (24.56%) NAS
3 26 (22.81%) Firewall
3 26 (22.81%) DNS
4 25 (21.93%) NetScaler
5 21 (18.42%) VPN
6 20 (17.54%) LAN
7 14 (12.28%) WAN
7 14 (12.28%) Wireless
8 12 (10.53%) VoIP
9 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (5.26%) IPv4
10 6 (5.26%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.51%) FTP
12 3 (2.63%) Broadband
12 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Publishing
2 2 (1.75%) Banking
2 2 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 31 (27.19%) Citrix Engineer
3 30 (26.32%) Citrix Support
4 27 (23.68%) Consultant
5 24 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 18 (15.79%) Technical Support
8 15 (13.16%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (11.40%) Technical Support Engineer
10 13 (11.40%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (9.65%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (7.89%) Architect
13 7 (6.14%) Support Consultant
13 7 (6.14%) Technical Support Consultant
13 7 (6.14%) Citrix Specialist
13 7 (6.14%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Clustering
2 4 (3.51%) Replication
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.04%) Windows
2 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.40%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.02%) Linux
7 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.26%) Android
8 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) ITIL
2 20 (17.54%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.77%) Service Management
3 10 (8.77%) Business Continuity
3 10 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.39%) Migration
5 5 (4.39%) Project Management
5 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.63%) Computer Security
7 3 (2.63%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.75%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.75%) Security Management
8 2 (1.75%) Change Management
9 1 (0.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (0.88%) Asset Management
9 1 (0.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) SQL
1 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.39%) VBScript
3 1 (0.88%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (32.46%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (28.95%) CCA
3 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (14.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (14.04%) MCSE
6 13 (11.40%) CCNA
6 13 (11.40%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (10.53%) MCITP
8 8 (7.02%) MCSA
8 8 (7.02%) CCEE
8 8 (7.02%) CCIA
9 6 (5.26%) NCDA
10 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.51%) Degree
11 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.63%) MCTS
12 3 (2.63%) CCEA
12 3 (2.63%) VCP4
13 2 (1.75%) MCP
14 1 (0.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 90 (78.95%) XenApp
2 85 (74.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (57.02%) Active Directory
4 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
5 30 (26.32%) vSphere
6 20 (17.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (16.67%) XenServer
8 12 (10.53%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) XenMobile
2 6 (5.26%) WSUS
3 4 (3.51%) SCCM
4 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 108 (94.74%) Citrix
2 103 (90.35%) VMware
3 67 (58.77%) Microsoft
4 55 (48.25%) Cisco
5 50 (43.86%) NetApp
6 33 (28.95%) HP
7 17 (14.91%) EMC
8 12 (10.53%) AppSense
9 10 (8.77%) Meraki
10 4 (3.51%) Leostream
10 4 (3.51%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.51%) Dell
11 3 (2.63%) Avaya
11 3 (2.63%) Symantec
11 3 (2.63%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.63%) BT
12 2 (1.75%) McAfee
12 2 (1.75%) Veeam
12 2 (1.75%) IBM
12 2 (1.75%) Sun
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