The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 70 55
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.88% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category - 4.71% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
XenDesktop
Leicestershire

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

System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 85 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.69% 18.60% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 82 33
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £59,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) CCEE
4 1 (25.00%) CCAA
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCEE
3 1 (25.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell