Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 322 318
Rank change year-on-year +142 -4 +20
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 9 18 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 1.14% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 32
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £46,938 £52,500 £63,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £49,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year +6.60% +4.79% +8.05%

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 628 1,584 1,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.69% 15.15% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 546 1,243 1,488
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £22,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the North West.

Salary trend 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 24 September 2020. 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 +101 8 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire +57 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Azure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (11.11%) Resource Management

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Verint
5 1 (11.11%) Wyse