Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 306 270
Rank change year-on-year -37 -36 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 31 52 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.42% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 3.69% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 54
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £29,950 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,750 £49,150 £50,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1515 1409 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.44% 11.27% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1194 1037
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the North West

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the North West

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -14 16 £38,000 -15.56% 3
Cheshire -31 10 £35,750 +11.72% 1
Merseyside -5 5 £45,000 +38.46%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) XenApp
4 21 (67.74%) VMware
5 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
6 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (51.61%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (48.39%) SAN
9 14 (45.16%) CCA
9 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
10 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
11 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
12 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
12 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
13 10 (32.26%) ITIL
13 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (25.81%) Veeam
15 8 (25.81%) DNS
15 8 (25.81%) NetApp
16 7 (22.58%) LAN
16 7 (22.58%) WAN
16 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (22.58%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (19.35%) NetScaler
17 6 (19.35%) NCDA
17 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
1 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) NetScaler
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix Specialist
6 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix Support
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (16.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (16.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Specialist
9 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (9.68%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Presales
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCA
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (19.35%) NCDA
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (12.90%) MCSA
6 4 (12.90%) VCP5
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) XenApp
2 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) vSphere
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.45%) NFS
7 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) XenMobile
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) NetApp
4 8 (25.81%) Veeam
5 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) Altiris
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) Wyse
8 1 (3.23%) ForeScout
8 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow