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 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 152 132 139
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 29 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 0.87% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 5.86% 8.42% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 14
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,000 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
495 273 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.29% 10.28% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 351 201 199
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 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 20 August 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Leeds

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (76.09%) VMware
2 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (71.74%) Citrix Certification
4 32 (69.57%) CCA
5 29 (63.04%) Hyper-V
6 25 (54.35%) XenApp
7 22 (47.83%) Windows
8 21 (45.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (43.48%) MCITP
10 18 (39.13%) MCTS
10 18 (39.13%) MCSE
10 18 (39.13%) Cisco
11 17 (36.96%) CCEA
12 16 (34.78%) CCEE
13 15 (32.61%) NetApp
14 14 (30.43%) EMC
14 14 (30.43%) vSphere
15 13 (28.26%) VTSP
15 13 (28.26%) NCDA
15 13 (28.26%) NCIE
15 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
16 12 (26.09%) vCloud
16 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (26.09%) WAAS
16 12 (26.09%) SCCM

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) Lync
3 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.52%) IIS
6 3 (6.52%) Apache
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) WAAS
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
3 5 (10.87%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) MPLS
4 3 (6.52%) OSPF
4 3 (6.52%) BGP
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.52%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix Support
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Virtualisation Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Storage Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Technology Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) FlexPod Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) CLARiiON
1 8 (17.39%) Celerra
2 5 (10.87%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) DevOps
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) Business Development
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (71.74%) Citrix Certification
2 32 (69.57%) CCA
3 21 (45.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (43.48%) MCITP
4 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (39.13%) MCSE
5 18 (39.13%) MCTS
6 17 (36.96%) CCEA
7 16 (34.78%) CCEE
8 13 (28.26%) VTSP
8 13 (28.26%) NCDA
8 13 (28.26%) NCIE
9 11 (23.91%) VCAP
9 11 (23.91%) CCIA
10 9 (19.57%) CCAA
11 4 (8.70%) VCDX
12 2 (4.35%) Degree
12 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (4.35%) MCSA
13 1 (2.17%) CCIE
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
1 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (63.04%) Hyper-V
3 25 (54.35%) XenApp
4 14 (30.43%) vSphere
5 12 (26.09%) vCloud
6 6 (13.04%) XenServer
7 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.52%) MetaFrame
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.35%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.35%) SCSM
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (76.09%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco
4 15 (32.61%) NetApp
5 14 (30.43%) EMC
6 7 (15.22%) 3PAR
7 5 (10.87%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.52%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Veeam
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) IBM