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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / North West
Rank 224 209 199
Rank change year-on-year -15 -10  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 24 26 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.46% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 3.76% 4.07% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 38
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,400 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £49,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 639 639 677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.54% 11.23% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 502 533 530
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Cheshire +14 9 £29,000 +56.75% 1
Merseyside +2 8 £45,000 +48.76% 4
Manchester -28 5 £42,500 -2.29%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 36 (87.80%) XenApp
3 31 (75.61%) Windows
4 23 (56.10%) VMware
5 16 (39.02%) ITIL
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
7 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
7 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (24.39%) vSphere
10 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (24.39%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
11 9 (21.95%) Dell
11 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (19.51%) CCA
12 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (19.51%) EMC
12 8 (19.51%) MCSA
12 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
12 8 (19.51%) VCP5
12 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
14 6 (14.63%) Finance
14 6 (14.63%) DNS
14 6 (14.63%) Windows 7

XenDesktop
Top Related 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 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
1 6 (14.63%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (12.20%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) DMZ
3 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
1 10 (24.39%) Citrix Administrator
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Data Centre Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
5 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix Support
6 4 (9.76%) Data Centre Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) VMS
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) People Management
5 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Presales
6 2 (4.88%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.44%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) CCA
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCSA
2 8 (19.51%) VCP5
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (87.80%) XenApp
2 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) vSphere
5 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 9 (21.95%) Dell
6 8 (19.51%) EMC
7 5 (12.20%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) AppSense
9 1 (2.44%) HP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
British Red Cross
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago