Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 204 169 239
Rank change year-on-year -35 +70 +35
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 11 18 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 2.80% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 27
10th Percentile " £35,250 £31,400
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
75th Percentile £48,375 £46,250 £44,375
90th Percentile £49,250 £63,750 £49,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -12.64%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 825 643 1,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.24% 17.21% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 692 494 832
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,650 £23,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,115 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,145 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +1.19%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Manchester

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in Manchester.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) XenApp
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 6 (54.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (45.45%) Azure
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Veeam
5 4 (36.36%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) SCOM
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (45.45%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Support
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Support Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix Support
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (90.91%) XenApp
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 6 (54.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (36.36%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com