The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.37% 0.43% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 2.44% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £46,250 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.30% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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

System Software Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 82 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.99% 17.52% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 36
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,634
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 2 £46,250 +42.30%
XenDesktop
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) CCA
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Nagios
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) WLAN
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Meraki
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds