The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 99 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.49% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 6.50% 10.00% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.38% 4.89% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 41 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
XenDesktop
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (96.15%) XenApp
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) AppSense
4 14 (53.85%) NetScaler
5 13 (50.00%) XenMobile
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
7 11 (42.31%) XenServer
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
10 8 (30.77%) CCA
10 8 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (30.77%) CCAA
11 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
12 5 (19.23%) vSphere
13 4 (15.38%) Banking
13 4 (15.38%) Retail
13 4 (15.38%) Fujitsu
13 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (15.38%) VBScript
13 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
13 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Citrix Consultant
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Server Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) CMDB
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.85%) Document Management
1 1 (3.85%) CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 3 (11.54%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) CCA
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (30.77%) CCAA
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) XenApp
2 11 (42.31%) XenServer
3 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) AppSense
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Fujitsu
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec