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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 188 184 235
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +51
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 52 59 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 8.71% 8.83% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 16
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,200 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
597 668 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 9.77% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 467 530 400
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £47,500 £57,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +21 45 £32,500 -21.21% 12
Merseyside +9 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cheshire -15 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 113 (94.96%) Citrix
2 107 (89.92%) VMware
3 100 (84.03%) Windows
4 85 (71.43%) XenApp
5 73 (61.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 73 (61.34%) Active Directory
6 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
7 56 (47.06%) MS Exchange
8 54 (45.38%) SAN
9 44 (36.97%) Citrix Certification
10 43 (36.13%) CCA
11 42 (35.29%) NetApp
11 42 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (34.45%) ITIL
13 37 (31.09%) Cisco
14 35 (29.41%) SQL Server
14 35 (29.41%) DHCP
14 35 (29.41%) DNS
15 34 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
15 34 (28.57%) Hyper-V
16 33 (27.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (26.89%) vSphere
17 32 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (26.05%) Windows 7
19 30 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
20 29 (24.37%) VPN
20 29 (24.37%) XenServer
20 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
21 28 (23.53%) LAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 56 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 33 (27.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (13.45%) IIS
6 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.38%) SAN
2 35 (29.41%) DHCP
2 35 (29.41%) DNS
3 29 (24.37%) VPN
4 28 (23.53%) LAN
5 27 (22.69%) Firewall
6 21 (17.65%) VoIP
7 17 (14.29%) WAN
8 15 (12.61%) NAS
9 14 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (11.76%) Wireless
9 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.24%) Ethernet
10 11 (9.24%) IPv4
11 8 (6.72%) NetScaler
12 6 (5.04%) FTP
12 6 (5.04%) iSCSI
13 5 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (4.20%) HTTP
13 5 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MSI
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Publishing
3 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Architect
2 27 (22.69%) Consultant
2 27 (22.69%) Support Engineer
3 26 (21.85%) Citrix Architect
4 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (16.81%) Technical Support
7 14 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 14 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (10.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (10.08%) Citrix Engineer
10 11 (9.24%) Analyst
10 11 (9.24%) Citrix Consultant
10 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 10 (8.40%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.88%) Support Consultant
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Clustering
2 25 (21.01%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 100 (84.03%) Windows
2 42 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (26.05%) Windows 7
4 30 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.24%) Android
7 9 (7.56%) Linux
8 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.72%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.84%) UNIX
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) ITIL
2 13 (10.92%) Business Continuity
3 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
4 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (8.40%) Service Management
5 7 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.88%) Migration
6 6 (5.04%) Project Management
7 4 (3.36%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.52%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.52%) Security Patching
8 3 (2.52%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.68%) Change Management
9 2 (1.68%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (1.68%) Security Hardening
10 1 (0.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.36%) VBScript
4 2 (1.68%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (36.97%) Citrix Certification
2 43 (36.13%) CCA
3 32 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (21.01%) MCSE
5 20 (16.81%) CCEE
6 19 (15.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (14.29%) CCNA
7 17 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
8 16 (13.45%) MCITP
9 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 14 (11.76%) CCIA
10 10 (8.40%) NCDA
11 8 (6.72%) MCSA
12 5 (4.20%) Degree
12 5 (4.20%) MCTS
13 4 (3.36%) CCNP
14 3 (2.52%) MCP
14 3 (2.52%) CCEA
15 1 (0.84%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 85 (71.43%) XenApp
2 73 (61.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (61.34%) Active Directory
3 34 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 34 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 32 (26.89%) vSphere
5 29 (24.37%) XenServer
6 12 (10.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) XenMobile
1 10 (8.40%) WSUS
2 8 (6.72%) SCCM
3 3 (2.52%) SCOM
4 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 113 (94.96%) Citrix
2 107 (89.92%) VMware
3 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
4 42 (35.29%) NetApp
5 37 (31.09%) Cisco
6 26 (21.85%) AppSense
7 18 (15.13%) HP
8 13 (10.92%) Meraki
9 6 (5.04%) Dell
10 5 (4.20%) IBM
11 4 (3.36%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.52%) Veeam
12 3 (2.52%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.52%) Symantec
12 3 (2.52%) Avaya
12 3 (2.52%) Toshiba
12 3 (2.52%) BT
13 2 (1.68%) Sun
13 2 (1.68%) Siemens
13 2 (1.68%) Sophos
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Salary: £23,857 per annum
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