The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 88 71 86
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.10% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.41% 8.70% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% -33.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
XenDesktop
Buckinghamshire

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

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 115 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.29% 12.61% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 96 98
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (92.86%) XenApp
3 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) vSphere
7 5 (35.71%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (35.71%) UAG
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) IIS
7 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) SLA
7 5 (35.71%) Remedy
7 5 (35.71%) Websense
8 4 (28.57%) CCNP
8 4 (28.57%) CCNA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
3 4 (28.57%) VCAP
4 3 (21.43%) VCDX
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) NCDA
6 1 (7.14%) NCIE
6 1 (7.14%) MCTS
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (92.86%) XenApp
2 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (35.71%) UAG
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
1 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
1 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
1 2 (14.29%) SCSM
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Symantec
5 5 (35.71%) Remedy
5 5 (35.71%) Websense
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Dell
7 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
9 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
9 1 (7.14%) Veeam