The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 96 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 1.89% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -35.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £29,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
XenDesktop
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
140 106 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.00% 10.35% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 111 97 155
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bedfordshire region.

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 3 £35,000 -
Dunstable -1 2 £33,000 +13.79%
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) XenServer
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) MCTS
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) WSUS
6 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
6 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (37.50%) Lync
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (50.00%) MCTS
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) CCA
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) NCDA
4 1 (12.50%) NCIE
4 1 (12.50%) VCAP
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) XenServer
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) NFS
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam