The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 61 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.73% 2.43% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 18.00% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
20 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.63% 13.48% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 49 46
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,048
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
Leicestershire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Leicester

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Site Server
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) PABX
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCAA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell