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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 113 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 1 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.057% 1.10% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 10.32% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
179 155 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.17% 10.65% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 137 119 108
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,160 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) XenApp
3 5 (55.56%) CCA
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) XenServer
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) SAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCA
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware