Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 342 298
Rank change year-on-year +34 -44 -20
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 52 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.81% 2.05% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 44
North West median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £29,775 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,100 £51,000 £48,375
England median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +8.75% -5.88%

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 1,849 1,512 1,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.82% 11.86% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,503 1,256 1,098
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +13 22 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Merseyside +27 16 £40,500 -10.00% 7
Cheshire +10 11 £45,000 +21.62%
Lancashire - 3 £23,500 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 49 (94.23%) Active Directory
2 47 (90.38%) Windows
3 46 (88.46%) XenApp
4 45 (86.54%) Citrix
4 45 (86.54%) Windows Server
5 41 (78.85%) VMware
6 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
7 21 (40.38%) Hyper-V
8 19 (36.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (34.62%) DNS
9 18 (34.62%) SAN
10 17 (32.69%) SQL
10 17 (32.69%) ITIL
10 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
11 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
13 14 (26.92%) Firewall
13 14 (26.92%) SCCM
13 14 (26.92%) Veeam
13 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (26.92%) Windows 10
13 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 13 (25.00%) Cisco
15 12 (23.08%) DHCP
15 12 (23.08%) IIS
15 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
16 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure

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 19 (36.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (23.08%) IIS
6 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) Office 365
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) DNS
1 18 (34.62%) SAN
2 14 (26.92%) Firewall
3 12 (23.08%) DHCP
3 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 9 (17.31%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.46%) Skype
6 7 (13.46%) VPN
7 6 (11.54%) FTP
7 6 (11.54%) HTTP
7 6 (11.54%) iSCSI
7 6 (11.54%) MPLS
7 6 (11.54%) SMTP
7 6 (11.54%) SSH
7 6 (11.54%) VLAN
8 5 (9.62%) LAN
8 5 (9.62%) NAS
8 5 (9.62%) VoIP
8 5 (9.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) Network Support
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) VMware Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Support
7 4 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Handset
3 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 45 (86.54%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (26.92%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 8 (15.38%) Tech Ops
5 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (11.54%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 6 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (11.54%) Storage Management
5 6 (11.54%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.69%) Budget Control
7 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) CCNA
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) CCA
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (94.23%) Active Directory
2 46 (88.46%) XenApp
3 21 (40.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (17.31%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (17.31%) vSphere
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (11.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (7.69%) XenServer
9 2 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCCM
2 11 (21.15%) SCOM
3 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
3 6 (11.54%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.77%) SmoothWall
5 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Citrix
2 41 (78.85%) VMware
3 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.92%) Veeam
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco
6 8 (15.38%) Avaya
7 7 (13.46%) Dell
7 7 (13.46%) EMC
8 6 (11.54%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (11.54%) Nortel
9 4 (7.69%) Ivanti
10 3 (5.77%) Aruba
10 3 (5.77%) HP
10 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.85%) Apple
11 2 (3.85%) Verint
11 2 (3.85%) Wyse
12 1 (1.92%) Meraki
12 1 (1.92%) Sage
12 1 (1.92%) Zerto