Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 348 329
Rank change year-on-year +55 -19 -37
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 40 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 1.66% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 25
North West median annual salary £38,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.64% +2.35% +17.24%
10th Percentile £31,375 £34,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £54,700 £77,500 £57,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,749 1,564 1,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.12% 12.11% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,264 1,134
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +46 30 £37,750 -0.66%
Merseyside +7 7 - -
Cheshire +38 3 £45,000 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 39 (97.50%) Citrix
2 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (75.00%) VMware
2 30 (75.00%) XenApp
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) Office 365
5 20 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (42.50%) NetApp
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 15 (37.50%) XenServer
8 15 (37.50%) SCCM
9 14 (35.00%) Veeam
9 14 (35.00%) Windows 10
10 13 (32.50%) Cisco
11 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
12 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
12 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (22.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (22.50%) ITIL
14 9 (22.50%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (20.00%) SAN
15 8 (20.00%) Firewall
15 8 (20.00%) Replication
15 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
15 8 (20.00%) XenMobile

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 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (52.50%) Office 365
3 9 (22.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (17.50%) Skype
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (15.00%) Wireless
5 5 (12.50%) DNS
6 4 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.50%) LAN
7 3 (7.50%) WAN
8 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.00%) DHCP
8 2 (5.00%) NAS
8 2 (5.00%) VSAN
9 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Replication
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
2 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (15.00%) Coaching
6 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
6 6 (15.00%) Network Design
6 6 (15.00%) Patch Management
6 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (7.50%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (7.50%) Presales
8 3 (7.50%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CCNA
1 2 (5.00%) CCNP
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.00%) VCP6
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.50%) CCA
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 30 (75.00%) XenApp
2 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (37.50%) XenServer
4 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (22.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (10.00%) vSphere
8 3 (7.50%) BitLocker
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCCM
2 8 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 3 (7.50%) AirWatch
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (7.50%) SCDPM
5 3 (7.50%) SCOM
5 3 (7.50%) SCOrch
5 3 (7.50%) SCSM
6 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Citrix
2 30 (75.00%) VMware
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) NetApp
5 14 (35.00%) Veeam
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco
7 8 (20.00%) Meraki
8 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
8 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (12.50%) Ivanti
10 3 (7.50%) HP
10 3 (7.50%) MobileIron
10 3 (7.50%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (5.00%) Actuate
11 2 (5.00%) Dell
11 2 (5.00%) EMC
11 2 (5.00%) F5
11 2 (5.00%) Zerto