Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 309 342
Rank change year-on-year +6 +33 -42
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 16 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 2.81% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 22
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +17.24%
10th Percentile £30,950 £21,000 £29,775
90th Percentile £53,000 £63,100 £51,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +8.75%

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 1,507 1,849 1,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.98% 15.82% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 1,503 1,256
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 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 21 October 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 +8 11 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Cheshire +31 5 £32,500 -27.78% 1
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (93.75%) XenApp
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) MCSE
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
7 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (31.25%) Patch Management
8 5 (31.25%) Change Management
8 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) MCSA
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
11 2 (12.50%) Azure
11 2 (12.50%) Finance
11 2 (12.50%) Ivanti

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Patch Management
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) XenApp
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos