Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 274 283 344
Rank change year-on-year +9 +61 -16
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 33 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.34% 2.95% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 18
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +26.87%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £32,350
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,206 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +10.13%

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 1,413 1,765 1,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.60% 17.12% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,163 1,488 1,219
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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 +38 25 £51,250 +36.67% 1
Cheshire +32 8 £32,500 -31.58% 1
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
3 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 30 (90.91%) XenApp
4 25 (75.76%) Windows
5 22 (66.67%) VMware
5 22 (66.67%) Office 365
6 20 (60.61%) NetScaler
6 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
7 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (48.48%) DHCP
8 16 (48.48%) DNS
9 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
10 14 (42.42%) Azure
10 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
11 13 (39.39%) vSphere
11 13 (39.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
12 12 (36.36%) ITIL
13 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
13 11 (33.33%) XenMobile
14 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
14 10 (30.30%) MCSA
14 10 (30.30%) WAN
14 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (27.27%) LAN
15 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP

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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (66.67%) Office 365
2 14 (42.42%) Azure
3 6 (18.18%) AWS
4 4 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) NetScaler
2 16 (48.48%) DHCP
2 16 (48.48%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) LAN
4 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.15%) VSAN
6 4 (12.12%) SAN
7 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (6.06%) Skype
8 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.12%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Data Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix Hypervisor Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
7 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
3 8 (24.24%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.12%) Application Packaging
5 4 (12.12%) Presales
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.06%) Availability Management
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) MCSA
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (24.24%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 30 (90.91%) XenApp
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 13 (39.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 13 (39.39%) vSphere
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (15.15%) VMware NSX
7 4 (12.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.06%) Firmware
8 2 (6.06%) vCloud
8 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (6.06%) Xen
9 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
9 1 (3.03%) KVM
9 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 8 (24.24%) SCCM
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (9.09%) SCOM
4 3 (9.09%) vRealize
5 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
6 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
6 1 (3.03%) SCSM
6 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Actuate
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
8 3 (9.09%) Ivanti
9 2 (6.06%) HP
9 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 2 (6.06%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) Veeam
9 2 (6.06%) Zerto
10 1 (3.03%) MobileIron