Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 135 173
Rank change year-on-year -33 +38 -7
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 10 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.58% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 5.00% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 12
Cheshire median annual salary £35,750 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.72% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £30,525 £18,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £41,575 £43,750 £44,900
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%

XenDesktop is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 328 260 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.66% 11.56% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 238 230 319
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -8.82%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £18,950
90th Percentile £57,325 £48,875 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Cheshire.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 9 £40,000 +25.00%
Northwich +9 1 £31,500 +34.04%
XenDesktop
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (70.00%) Veeam
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
6 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (20.00%) Presales
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix Support
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow