The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 150 136 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 36 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.98% 1.12% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 8.14% 7.58% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 18
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
XenDesktop
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
442 462 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.00% 14.75% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 348 324 238
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Leeds

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 65 (100.00%) Citrix
2 53 (81.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (81.54%) VMware
2 53 (81.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
4 50 (76.92%) CCA
5 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
6 39 (60.00%) Hyper-V
7 37 (56.92%) Cisco
8 35 (53.85%) XenApp
9 32 (49.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (46.15%) Windows
11 29 (44.62%) MCSE
11 29 (44.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (44.62%) MCITP
12 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
13 26 (40.00%) NetApp
14 25 (38.46%) EMC
15 24 (36.92%) CCEE
16 23 (35.38%) vSphere
16 23 (35.38%) CCEA
17 22 (33.85%) WAAS
17 22 (33.85%) NCDA
17 22 (33.85%) NCIE
17 22 (33.85%) MCTS
17 22 (33.85%) VTSP
17 22 (33.85%) vCloud
17 22 (33.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
19 20 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
2 20 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (15.38%) Lync
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (9.23%) IIS
6 6 (9.23%) Apache
6 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) WAAS
1 22 (33.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (21.54%) NetScaler
3 10 (15.38%) SAN
4 7 (10.77%) Firewall
5 6 (9.23%) Wireless
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (9.23%) Network Security
5 6 (9.23%) MPLS
5 6 (9.23%) OSPF
5 6 (9.23%) BGP
5 6 (9.23%) VoIP
6 2 (3.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Consultant
2 14 (21.54%) Architect
3 13 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 12 (18.46%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Storage Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (15.38%) Technology Consultant
6 10 (15.38%) FlexPod Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Citrix Consultant
8 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Citrix Support
9 6 (9.23%) Server Analyst
9 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 6 (9.23%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (9.23%) Analyst
9 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) CLARiiON
1 12 (18.46%) Celerra
2 10 (15.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.23%) ITIL
1 6 (9.23%) DevOps
2 5 (7.69%) CRM
3 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
3 4 (6.15%) Change Control
3 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.08%) Project Management
4 2 (3.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 50 (76.92%) CCA
3 32 (49.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (44.62%) MCSE
4 29 (44.62%) MCITP
4 29 (44.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (36.92%) CCEE
6 23 (35.38%) CCEA
7 22 (33.85%) MCTS
7 22 (33.85%) VTSP
7 22 (33.85%) NCDA
7 22 (33.85%) NCIE
8 19 (29.23%) CCIA
9 12 (18.46%) VCAP
10 8 (12.31%) MCSA
11 6 (9.23%) CCAA
12 3 (4.62%) MCP
13 2 (3.08%) Degree
System Software
1 53 (81.54%) Active Directory
1 53 (81.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 35 (53.85%) XenApp
4 23 (35.38%) vSphere
5 22 (33.85%) vCloud
6 16 (24.62%) XenServer
7 6 (9.23%) MetaFrame
7 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
7 6 (9.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) XenMobile
2 8 (12.31%) EdgeSight
3 6 (9.23%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.69%) SCCM
5 3 (4.62%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Citrix
2 53 (81.54%) VMware
3 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
4 37 (56.92%) Cisco
5 26 (40.00%) NetApp
6 25 (38.46%) EMC
7 12 (18.46%) 3PAR
8 7 (10.77%) Dell
9 6 (9.23%) Juniper
9 6 (9.23%) Veeam
9 6 (9.23%) Riverbed
9 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
10 5 (7.69%) HP
11 3 (4.62%) IBM
12 1 (1.54%) AppSense
12 1 (1.54%) Nimsoft
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