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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 217 180 214
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 36 76 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 5.14% 10.63% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 65 18
Average salary £38,000 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £31,800 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
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
701 715 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.26% 9.61% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 532 570 493
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -17 32 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Cheshire -12 4 £55,000 +52.77% 3
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 89 (100.00%) Citrix
2 75 (84.27%) VMware
3 64 (71.91%) XenApp
4 61 (68.54%) Windows
5 53 (59.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
7 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
8 35 (39.33%) Citrix Certification
9 31 (34.83%) CCA
10 30 (33.71%) XenServer
11 28 (31.46%) AppSense
12 27 (30.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (30.34%) NetApp
13 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
13 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (28.09%) DHCP
15 23 (25.84%) DNS
15 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (25.84%) SAN
16 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
17 21 (23.60%) Cisco
17 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (23.60%) NetScaler
18 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
18 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (20.22%) MCSE
19 18 (20.22%) CCEE
19 18 (20.22%) vSphere
19 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (19.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
5 6 (6.74%) Lync
6 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) DHCP
2 23 (25.84%) DNS
2 23 (25.84%) SAN
3 21 (23.60%) NetScaler
4 16 (17.98%) VPN
5 15 (16.85%) LAN
6 13 (14.61%) VoIP
6 13 (14.61%) Firewall
7 12 (13.48%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (10.11%) Ethernet
9 9 (10.11%) IPv4
10 6 (6.74%) WAN
10 6 (6.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.62%) HTTP
12 4 (4.49%) MPLS
12 4 (4.49%) Unified Communications
12 4 (4.49%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (3.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (11.24%) Publishing
2 6 (6.74%) Law
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Architect
2 21 (23.60%) Citrix Architect
3 16 (17.98%) Citrix Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Citrix Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Architect
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
11 4 (4.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Service Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Implementation Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) XMPP
2 2 (2.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Clustering
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.24%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) FlexPod
7 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.12%) iPhone
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (68.54%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.11%) Android
6 6 (6.74%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) UNIX
8 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.24%) ITIL
1 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
2 9 (10.11%) Migration
3 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
4 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.62%) Project Management
5 4 (4.49%) Coaching
6 3 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.37%) Security Patching
6 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.37%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.37%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.25%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.25%) Application Discovery
8 1 (1.12%) Line Management
8 1 (1.12%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (34.83%) CCA
3 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (20.22%) MCSE
4 18 (20.22%) CCEE
5 17 (19.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (15.73%) MCITP
7 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
8 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.11%) Degree
10 8 (8.99%) NCDA
11 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (7.87%) CCNA
12 6 (6.74%) CCIA
13 4 (4.49%) MCSA
13 4 (4.49%) CCNP
14 2 (2.25%) MCTS
14 2 (2.25%) CCAA
14 2 (2.25%) VCP5
15 1 (1.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) GxP
1 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (71.91%) XenApp
2 53 (59.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
4 30 (33.71%) XenServer
5 27 (30.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (20.22%) vSphere
7 12 (13.48%) Hyper-V
8 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
8 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) XenMobile
2 8 (8.99%) WSUS
2 8 (8.99%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.37%) SCOM
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.12%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.12%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) Citrix
2 75 (84.27%) VMware
3 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
4 28 (31.46%) AppSense
5 27 (30.34%) NetApp
6 21 (23.60%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) Symantec
8 3 (3.37%) IBM
8 3 (3.37%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.37%) Meraki
9 2 (2.25%) HP
9 2 (2.25%) Dell
10 1 (1.12%) Sophos
10 1 (1.12%) Siemens
10 1 (1.12%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam
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