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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 181 183 235
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +52
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 63 66 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.94% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 9.92% 9.65% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 15
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £56,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
635 684 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 9.74% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 485 530 424
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 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 1 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 +25 54 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Cheshire -14 4 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Merseyside 0 3 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Lancashire -3 1 £47,500 +26.66%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 117 (95.12%) Citrix
2 110 (89.43%) VMware
3 102 (82.93%) Windows
4 91 (73.98%) XenApp
5 80 (65.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 76 (61.79%) Active Directory
7 72 (58.54%) Microsoft
8 56 (45.53%) MS Exchange
9 53 (43.09%) SAN
10 43 (34.96%) Citrix Certification
11 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (33.33%) CCA
13 40 (32.52%) NetApp
14 39 (31.71%) ITIL
15 38 (30.89%) Cisco
15 38 (30.89%) Hyper-V
16 37 (30.08%) Microsoft App-V
17 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
18 32 (26.02%) DHCP
19 31 (25.20%) DNS
19 31 (25.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 31 (25.20%) Windows 7
19 31 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (24.39%) XenServer
20 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (24.39%) MS Excel
21 29 (23.58%) Firewall
21 29 (23.58%) vSphere
22 26 (21.14%) VPN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (45.53%) MS Exchange
2 31 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (13.82%) IIS
5 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.25%) Lync
9 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (43.09%) SAN
2 32 (26.02%) DHCP
3 31 (25.20%) DNS
4 29 (23.58%) Firewall
5 26 (21.14%) VPN
5 26 (21.14%) LAN
6 19 (15.45%) NAS
7 18 (14.63%) VoIP
8 16 (13.01%) WAN
9 14 (11.38%) Wireless
10 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
11 11 (8.94%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (8.13%) Ethernet
12 10 (8.13%) IPv4
12 10 (8.13%) NetScaler
13 6 (4.88%) FTP
14 5 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (3.25%) iSCSI
16 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MSI
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (1.63%) Advertising
3 2 (1.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (26.02%) Support Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Architect
2 28 (22.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (21.95%) Consultant
4 26 (21.14%) Citrix Architect
5 21 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (15.45%) Technical Support
7 17 (13.82%) Citrix Engineer
8 14 (11.38%) Technical Engineer
8 14 (11.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 14 (11.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (8.94%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 11 (8.94%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (8.94%) Citrix Consultant
12 9 (7.32%) Citrix Support
12 9 (7.32%) Analyst
13 8 (6.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 7 (5.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Clustering
2 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) Replication
3 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 102 (82.93%) Windows
2 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (25.20%) Windows 7
4 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.13%) Android
6 8 (6.50%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.50%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.50%) Linux
7 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) ITIL
2 11 (8.94%) Business Continuity
3 10 (8.13%) Service Management
3 10 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (8.13%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.88%) Project Management
6 5 (4.07%) Migration
7 4 (3.25%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.44%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.44%) Computer Security
9 2 (1.63%) Change Management
9 2 (1.63%) Software Asset Management
10 1 (0.81%) Line Management
10 1 (0.81%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (0.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (0.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
1 13 (10.57%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) VBScript
3 2 (1.63%) VB
4 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (34.96%) Citrix Certification
2 41 (33.33%) CCA
3 31 (25.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (19.51%) MCSE
5 18 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (14.63%) CCEE
6 17 (13.82%) MCITP
7 16 (13.01%) CCNA
7 16 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
8 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
8 14 (11.38%) CCIA
9 11 (8.94%) MCSA
10 9 (7.32%) NCDA
11 7 (5.69%) Degree
12 5 (4.07%) MCTS
13 3 (2.44%) MCP
13 3 (2.44%) CCEA
14 2 (1.63%) CCNP
15 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 91 (73.98%) XenApp
2 80 (65.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (61.79%) Active Directory
4 38 (30.89%) Hyper-V
5 37 (30.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (24.39%) XenServer
7 29 (23.58%) vSphere
8 11 (8.94%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) XenMobile
2 8 (6.50%) WSUS
3 6 (4.88%) SCCM
4 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (95.12%) Citrix
2 110 (89.43%) VMware
3 72 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 40 (32.52%) NetApp
5 38 (30.89%) Cisco
6 24 (19.51%) AppSense
7 23 (18.70%) HP
8 11 (8.94%) Meraki
9 6 (4.88%) Dell
10 5 (4.07%) EMC
11 4 (3.25%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.44%) IBM
12 3 (2.44%) Symantec
12 3 (2.44%) Avaya
12 3 (2.44%) BT
12 3 (2.44%) Toshiba
13 2 (1.63%) Siemens
13 2 (1.63%) Sophos
13 2 (1.63%) Sun
13 2 (1.63%) Veeam
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago