The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 90 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 7 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 1.85% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 6.36% 14.71% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,625 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
110 136 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.57% 12.58% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 77 113 85
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
Buckinghamshire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (96.67%) XenApp
3 27 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (90.00%) VMware
4 21 (70.00%) Windows
5 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
7 18 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
9 13 (43.33%) vSphere
10 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (36.67%) XenServer
10 11 (36.67%) Cisco
11 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (30.00%) Symantec
12 9 (30.00%) ITIL
12 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (26.67%) UAG
13 8 (26.67%) CCEE
13 8 (26.67%) CCIA
13 8 (26.67%) IIS
13 8 (26.67%) DHCP
13 8 (26.67%) DNS
13 8 (26.67%) SLA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (26.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DHCP
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Celerra
2 2 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) CCEE
5 8 (26.67%) CCIA
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) CCNA
6 7 (23.33%) MCSA
7 6 (20.00%) VCAP
7 6 (20.00%) MCITP
8 5 (16.67%) MCTS
8 5 (16.67%) VCDX
9 4 (13.33%) CCEA
10 3 (10.00%) CCA
10 3 (10.00%) CCAA
10 3 (10.00%) NCDA
10 3 (10.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (96.67%) XenApp
2 27 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) vSphere
5 11 (36.67%) XenServer
6 8 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (26.67%) UAG
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
9 2 (6.67%) vCloud
9 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.67%) SCSM
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (90.00%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) Symantec
6 8 (26.67%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) Websense
6 8 (26.67%) Remedy
7 4 (13.33%) Veeam
7 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 4 (13.33%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (6.67%) AppSense
9 1 (3.33%) PlateSpin