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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 106 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 4.40% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
XenDesktop
Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
138 159 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.83% 10.60% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 85 98 37
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) FogBugz
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) FogBugz
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Graduate
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Tester
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware