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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 170 227 165
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -62
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 73 23 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.31% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 10.44% 4.01% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 19 89
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £29,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.89% -3.88%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
699 574 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 7.85% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 587 476 680
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 23 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 23 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 +35 52 £32,500 -27.77% 9
Cheshire +7 14 £40,000 +14.28%
Lancashire +4 4 £45,000 -
Merseyside -8 4 £43,750 -32.69% 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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
3 100 (73.53%) VMware
4 94 (69.12%) Windows
5 75 (55.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (50.74%) Hyper-V
7 62 (45.59%) Microsoft
8 53 (38.97%) Citrix Certification
9 52 (38.24%) Active Directory
10 51 (37.50%) Cisco
11 46 (33.82%) XenServer
12 41 (30.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
14 35 (25.74%) SQL
14 35 (25.74%) NetApp
14 35 (25.74%) CCA
15 32 (23.53%) IIS
16 31 (22.79%) SAN
16 31 (22.79%) NetScaler
17 28 (20.59%) vSphere
18 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
19 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (16.91%) MCSE
21 22 (16.18%) AppSense
22 21 (15.44%) NAS
23 19 (13.97%) HP
24 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
24 17 (12.50%) QA
24 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
25 16 (11.76%) Test Scripting

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
2 32 (23.53%) IIS
3 14 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.41%) Lync
5 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (19.85%) 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 31 (22.79%) SAN
1 31 (22.79%) NetScaler
2 21 (15.44%) NAS
3 15 (11.03%) WAN
4 14 (10.29%) Firewall
5 12 (8.82%) LAN
6 11 (8.09%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.62%) DHCP
7 9 (6.62%) DNS
8 8 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (5.88%) VLAN
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 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) 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%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Consultant
1 27 (19.85%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Citrix Engineer
3 15 (11.03%) Citrix Support
4 13 (9.56%) Development Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Senior Development Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Citrix Consultant
4 13 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.56%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) Architect
6 10 (7.35%) Desktop Support
6 10 (7.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) IT Support
10 6 (4.41%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
2 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
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) Firmware
5 4 (2.94%) Celerra
5 4 (2.94%) iPhone
5 4 (2.94%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.21%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.21%) iPad
7 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (69.12%) Windows
2 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.88%) Linux
6 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.21%) Android
7 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.29%) ITIL
4 13 (9.56%) Project Management
5 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.62%) Migration
7 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.15%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.68%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.68%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.68%) Automation Testing
9 4 (2.94%) Test Strategy
9 4 (2.94%) Workflow
9 4 (2.94%) Process Management
10 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.21%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.74%) SQL
2 15 (11.03%) C#
3 14 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.56%) C++
4 13 (9.56%) C
5 9 (6.62%) VBScript
6 5 (3.68%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (38.97%) Citrix Certification
2 41 (30.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (25.74%) CCA
4 23 (16.91%) MCSE
5 16 (11.76%) MCITP
6 14 (10.29%) Degree
6 14 (10.29%) CCIA
7 12 (8.82%) CCEE
8 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (8.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
10 9 (6.62%) CCNA
11 7 (5.15%) MCP
11 7 (5.15%) MCDST
12 6 (4.41%) MCTS
12 6 (4.41%) HND
12 6 (4.41%) ISEB
12 6 (4.41%) NCDA
12 6 (4.41%) VCAP
13 5 (3.68%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 120 (88.24%) XenApp
2 75 (55.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (50.74%) Hyper-V
4 52 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 46 (33.82%) XenServer
6 28 (20.59%) vSphere
7 15 (11.03%) 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%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.74%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 134 (98.53%) Citrix
2 100 (73.53%) VMware
3 62 (45.59%) Microsoft
4 51 (37.50%) Cisco
5 35 (25.74%) NetApp
6 22 (16.18%) AppSense
7 19 (13.97%) HP
8 11 (8.09%) EMC
9 9 (6.62%) Veeam
9 9 (6.62%) Fujitsu
10 7 (5.15%) LANDesk
11 6 (4.41%) Dell
12 4 (2.94%) Juniper
13 3 (2.21%) IBM
14 2 (1.47%) Sage
14 2 (1.47%) Symantec
15 1 (0.74%) Remedy
15 1 (0.74%) BMC
15 1 (0.74%) Mitel
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens + OT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, Car
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 19 days ago