The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 101 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 5 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.36% 0.38% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 4.59% 3.65% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £43,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
XenDesktop
Cambridgeshire

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

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
109 192 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.75% 10.48% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 160 122
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Cambridge

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Cambridge

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) XenServer
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) CCA
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (14.29%) CCEA
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Websense
6 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) VLAN
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCEA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCAA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) XenServer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
4 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco