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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 240 231 251
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 74 97 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 5.54% 9.00% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 91 55
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
XenDesktop
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1336 1078 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.48% 9.24% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 978 986
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the City of London

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 125 (91.24%) Citrix
2 95 (69.34%) VMware
2 95 (69.34%) XenApp
3 93 (67.88%) Windows
4 91 (66.42%) Microsoft
5 68 (49.64%) Active Directory
6 63 (45.99%) ITIL
7 60 (43.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (35.04%) Finance
9 45 (32.85%) SAN
10 39 (28.47%) HP
11 38 (27.74%) Citrix Certification
11 38 (27.74%) NetScaler
12 37 (27.01%) Linux
12 37 (27.01%) Degree
12 37 (27.01%) vSphere
13 35 (25.55%) Cisco
13 35 (25.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (24.82%) MS Exchange
14 34 (24.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 34 (24.82%) SCCM
14 34 (24.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (23.36%) EMC
15 32 (23.36%) CCA
16 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (20.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 27 (19.71%) MS Excel
18 27 (19.71%) SLA
18 27 (19.71%) AppSense
18 27 (19.71%) XenMobile

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 34 (24.82%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.52%) SharePoint
3 20 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (9.49%) IIS
5 7 (5.11%) Apache
5 7 (5.11%) Lync
6 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (19.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Office 365
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.85%) SAN
2 38 (27.74%) NetScaler
3 18 (13.14%) LAN
4 14 (10.22%) DNS
5 13 (9.49%) iSCSI
5 13 (9.49%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (8.76%) DHCP
7 10 (7.30%) WAN
7 10 (7.30%) Firewall
7 10 (7.30%) Software-Defined Networking
8 9 (6.57%) VLAN
9 8 (5.84%) VoIP
9 8 (5.84%) VPN
9 8 (5.84%) Network Security
10 7 (5.11%) NAS
11 4 (2.92%) LDAP
11 4 (2.92%) FTP
12 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.73%) SMTP
13 1 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MSI
2 2 (1.46%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.73%) InstallShield
General
1 48 (35.04%) Finance
2 20 (14.60%) Advertising
3 10 (7.30%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Law
4 3 (2.19%) Legal
4 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (27.01%) Analyst
2 30 (21.90%) Consultant
3 23 (16.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Sales Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) Architect
6 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.57%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Technical Leader
7 8 (5.84%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) SCCM Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Operations Support Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (2.19%) .NET
3 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.19%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Thin Client
1 17 (12.41%) Management Information System
1 17 (12.41%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.57%) Replication
3 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.38%) Clustering
5 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.19%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Statistics
8 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 93 (67.88%) Windows
2 37 (27.01%) Linux
3 34 (24.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (13.14%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.76%) Debian
8 8 (5.84%) UNIX
9 7 (5.11%) CentOS
9 7 (5.11%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.46%) VMS
12 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) ITIL
2 24 (17.52%) Service Management
3 21 (15.33%) Information Security
4 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
4 14 (10.22%) Mentoring
5 13 (9.49%) Information Security Management
5 13 (9.49%) Security Management
6 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.84%) Software Distribution
8 8 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.84%) Line Management
9 7 (5.11%) Migration
9 7 (5.11%) Business Development
9 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.65%) SOA
11 5 (3.65%) ITSM
11 5 (3.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.60%) SQL
2 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.19%) VB
3 3 (2.19%) VBA
4 2 (1.46%) R
5 1 (0.73%) Python
5 1 (0.73%) VBScript
5 1 (0.73%) Java
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (27.74%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (27.01%) Degree
3 35 (25.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (23.36%) CCA
5 28 (20.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (16.06%) MCSE
7 19 (13.87%) MCSA
8 13 (9.49%) CCNA
8 13 (9.49%) MCP
8 13 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (8.03%) CCEA
10 9 (6.57%) MCITP
11 8 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (4.38%) CCIA
13 5 (3.65%) VCAP
14 2 (1.46%) VCP5
14 2 (1.46%) NCIE
15 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.73%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 95 (69.34%) XenApp
2 68 (49.64%) Active Directory
3 60 (43.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (27.01%) vSphere
5 34 (24.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (15.33%) Hyper-V
7 20 (14.60%) XenServer
8 11 (8.03%) VMware ESX
9 10 (7.30%) vCloud
10 5 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (2.92%) NFS
12 2 (1.46%) Xen
12 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.73%) Firmware
13 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (24.82%) SCCM
2 27 (19.71%) XenMobile
3 10 (7.30%) SCOM
4 8 (5.84%) WMI
5 7 (5.11%) EdgeSight
6 5 (3.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.65%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.92%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.46%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.46%) WSUS
9 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 125 (91.24%) Citrix
2 95 (69.34%) VMware
3 91 (66.42%) Microsoft
4 39 (28.47%) HP
5 35 (25.55%) Cisco
6 32 (23.36%) EMC
7 27 (19.71%) AppSense
8 24 (17.52%) NetApp
9 15 (10.95%) Oracle
10 12 (8.76%) Veeam
11 10 (7.30%) Symantec
12 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.84%) LANDesk
13 7 (5.11%) Dell
14 6 (4.38%) CommVault
15 3 (2.19%) Altiris
15 3 (2.19%) Infoblox
16 2 (1.46%) Brocade
16 2 (1.46%) TOWER Software
16 2 (1.46%) McAfee
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