The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 83 77
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category - 4.31% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
XenDesktop
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 116 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.68% 15.83% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 114 53
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,677 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Leicestershire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) FTP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) XenServer
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) MCTS
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Site Server
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCEE
3 1 (12.50%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard