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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 98 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.76% 6.67% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
139 60 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.40% 4.90% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 86 38 43
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (63.16%) AppSense
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (52.63%) NetScaler
3 10 (52.63%) XenMobile
4 9 (47.37%) XenServer
4 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) CCA
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (31.58%) CCAA
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) NetApp
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) Dell
10 1 (5.26%) Telecoms

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Server Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CCAA
2 6 (31.58%) CCA
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (47.37%) XenServer
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (21.05%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) AppSense
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu