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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 93 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.70% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 12.09% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
91 91 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.99% 5.79% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 45
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) SCCM
5 6 (60.00%) SCOM
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (40.00%) Symantec
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (40.00%) VMware
7 4 (40.00%) Lync
7 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (30.00%) Android
8 3 (30.00%) Cisco
8 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (20.00%) FogBugz
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Kindle
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (20.00%) Test Management
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Data Security
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Varonis
5 1 (10.00%) Draytek