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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 209 194 202
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 20 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 7.87% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 51 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
660 762 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.78% 10.81% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 543 651 553
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 15 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Cheshire +13 3 £32,500 -27.77%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) Citrix
2 57 (90.48%) XenApp
3 53 (84.13%) VMware
4 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
5 40 (63.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (52.38%) Windows
7 27 (42.86%) NetScaler
8 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 21 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (33.33%) vSphere
8 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 20 (31.75%) XenMobile
10 17 (26.98%) CCA
11 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
11 16 (25.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
13 14 (22.22%) AppSense
13 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
14 12 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
15 11 (17.46%) DNS
15 11 (17.46%) NetApp
16 10 (15.87%) Cisco
17 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 9 (14.29%) Firewall
18 8 (12.70%) ITIL
19 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 7 (11.11%) SQL
19 7 (11.11%) Linux

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 11 (17.46%) DNS
3 9 (14.29%) Firewall
4 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.52%) FTP
5 6 (9.52%) LDAP
5 6 (9.52%) Network Security
5 6 (9.52%) SMTP
6 5 (7.94%) DHCP
6 5 (7.94%) SAN
7 4 (6.35%) VoIP
8 3 (4.76%) LAN
8 3 (4.76%) VPN
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.17%) IPv4
9 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.59%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (7.94%) Law
1 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Citrix Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Software Tester
3 8 (12.70%) Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Citrix Support
5 5 (7.94%) QA Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Software QA Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) iPhone
3 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.94%) iPad
4 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Android
4 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) High Availability
2 7 (11.11%) Line Management
2 7 (11.11%) Service Management
3 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.52%) Presales
3 6 (9.52%) Server Building
4 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.94%) Manual Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Document Management
5 4 (6.35%) E-Discovery
5 4 (6.35%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.59%) Product Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (26.98%) CCA
3 12 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.11%) NCDA
5 6 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.35%) Degree
7 4 (6.35%) MCDST
7 4 (6.35%) MOS
8 3 (4.76%) CCAA
8 3 (4.76%) CCEE
8 3 (4.76%) MCSA
8 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 3 (4.76%) VCP5
9 1 (1.59%) CCIA
9 1 (1.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (90.48%) XenApp
2 40 (63.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (33.33%) vSphere
4 16 (25.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 6 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) XenMobile
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (6.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.76%) AppDNA
4 3 (4.76%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Citrix
2 53 (84.13%) VMware
3 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) AppSense
5 11 (17.46%) NetApp
6 10 (15.87%) Cisco
7 7 (11.11%) EMC
8 4 (6.35%) Altiris
8 4 (6.35%) Hummingbird
8 4 (6.35%) Interwoven
9 3 (4.76%) ThinPrint
10 2 (3.17%) HP
11 1 (1.59%) Avaya
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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