The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 70 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.29% 1.14% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 4.35% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
XenDesktop
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 92 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.57% 26.14% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 77 86 74
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Portsmouth

XenDesktop
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) VCDX
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) VCAP
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) VCDX
1 2 (33.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Apple