The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 168 137 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 15 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.75% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 7.00% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 19
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £50,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
409 300 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.80% 10.78% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 331 241 207
Average salary £36,250 £33,431 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XenDesktop
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Leeds

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (100.00%) Citrix
2 42 (84.00%) VMware
3 40 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (68.00%) XenApp
5 32 (64.00%) Windows
6 28 (56.00%) vSphere
7 27 (54.00%) Cisco
8 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (48.00%) HP
10 21 (42.00%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
10 21 (42.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
11 20 (40.00%) SAN
12 19 (38.00%) XenServer
12 19 (38.00%) CCEE
12 19 (38.00%) CCIA
13 18 (36.00%) Veeam
14 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (34.00%) IIS
15 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
15 16 (32.00%) MCITP
16 15 (30.00%) NetScaler
16 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (28.00%) SCOM
18 13 (26.00%) CCEA
19 12 (24.00%) Dell
19 12 (24.00%) MCSE

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (34.00%) IIS
2 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (20.00%) Lync
5 9 (18.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (16.00%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (16.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) SAN
2 15 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (16.00%) Network Security
4 8 (16.00%) Internet
4 8 (16.00%) MPLS
4 8 (16.00%) OSPF
4 8 (16.00%) BGP
4 8 (16.00%) Firewall
4 8 (16.00%) VPN
5 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 5 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (8.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) DNS
7 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Consultant
2 18 (36.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 17 (34.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Network Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Security Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) IT Operations Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) VMware Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Network Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Server Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (6.00%) Celerra
2 3 (6.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (6.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.00%) Linux
6 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.00%) Information Security
2 8 (16.00%) Change Control
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.00%) Project Management
4 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Business Development
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Product Management
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (42.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (42.00%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (38.00%) CCEE
3 19 (38.00%) CCIA
4 16 (32.00%) MCITP
5 13 (26.00%) CCEA
6 12 (24.00%) MCSE
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (20.00%) VCAP
8 9 (18.00%) CCAA
8 9 (18.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) MCP
9 8 (16.00%) CCA
10 6 (12.00%) NCDA
10 6 (12.00%) NCIE
11 5 (10.00%) VCDX
12 4 (8.00%) MCTS
13 3 (6.00%) HP AIS
13 3 (6.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (68.00%) XenApp
3 28 (56.00%) vSphere
4 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
5 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 19 (38.00%) XenServer
7 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
8 10 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (18.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (16.00%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (16.00%) MetaFrame
11 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (6.00%) vCloud
12 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) SCOM
2 12 (24.00%) SCCM
3 8 (16.00%) Nagios
4 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.00%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Citrix
2 42 (84.00%) VMware
3 27 (54.00%) Cisco
4 24 (48.00%) HP
5 18 (36.00%) Veeam
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.00%) Dell
8 10 (20.00%) IBM
9 9 (18.00%) Juniper
9 9 (18.00%) CommVault
9 9 (18.00%) NetApp
10 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
10 8 (16.00%) Huawei
11 6 (12.00%) EMC
12 2 (4.00%) AppSense
13 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
13 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
13 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.00%) DataCore