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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 208 193
Rank change year-on-year -53 -15  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 16 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.52% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 4.87% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 34
Median salary £46,250 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.51% +0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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 759 596 644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.05% 10.60% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 492 512
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -33 9 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester -43 5 £60,000 +49.06% 3
Merseyside -9 2 £46,250 +42.30%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 35 (85.37%) XenApp
3 34 (82.93%) Windows
4 31 (75.61%) VMware
5 23 (56.10%) Windows Server
6 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
7 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
8 19 (46.34%) ITIL
9 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
10 17 (41.46%) DNS
10 17 (41.46%) Hyper-V
10 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (36.59%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (29.27%) SAN
14 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
14 12 (29.27%) Veeam
15 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
15 8 (19.51%) Terminal Services
16 7 (17.07%) LAN
16 7 (17.07%) WAN
16 7 (17.07%) Linux
16 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
16 7 (17.07%) SCCM
17 6 (14.63%) vSphere
17 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (14.63%) Customer Requirements

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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) DNS
2 15 (36.59%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (29.27%) SAN
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) NetScaler
6 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) DMZ
9 1 (2.44%) Firewall
9 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
9 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.44%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Citrix Support
3 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows Server
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) VMS
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 6 (14.63%) Coaching
4 6 (14.63%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (12.20%) Presales
6 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.88%) Release Management
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CCA
1 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (9.76%) MCSA
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) VCP5
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (85.37%) XenApp
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) Hyper-V
4 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (19.51%) Terminal Services
6 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (14.63%) vSphere
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (4.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 31 (75.61%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Veeam
5 5 (12.20%) AppSense
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Meraki
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago