The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 110 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 30 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 0.73% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 8.62% 4.19% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 19
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
XenDesktop
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
348 406 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.13% 17.41% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 235 340 188
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Reading

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Reading

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Reading

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 47 (97.92%) Citrix
2 35 (72.92%) XenApp
3 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (60.42%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (58.33%) VMware
6 26 (54.17%) NetScaler
7 25 (52.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
10 21 (43.75%) CCA
10 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
11 19 (39.58%) Windows
12 17 (35.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
13 15 (31.25%) EMC
13 15 (31.25%) XenServer
14 14 (29.17%) Cisco
15 13 (27.08%) NetApp
15 13 (27.08%) NCDA
15 13 (27.08%) NCIE
15 13 (27.08%) CCEE
15 13 (27.08%) CCIA
16 12 (25.00%) vCloud
16 12 (25.00%) VTSP
16 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (25.00%) XenMobile
16 12 (25.00%) vSphere
16 12 (25.00%) WAAS
16 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (25.00%) MS Excel

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) NetScaler
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (25.00%) WAAS
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Consultant
2 16 (33.33%) Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Virtualisation Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Storage Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix Support
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) Technology Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) FlexPod Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) CLARiiON
1 7 (14.58%) Celerra
2 5 (10.42%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
2 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (43.75%) CCA
3 17 (35.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (27.08%) NCDA
4 13 (27.08%) NCIE
4 13 (27.08%) CCEE
4 13 (27.08%) CCIA
5 12 (25.00%) VTSP
5 12 (25.00%) MCTS
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (22.92%) MCITP
6 11 (22.92%) MCSE
7 10 (20.83%) CCEA
8 8 (16.67%) VCAP
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) XenApp
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
5 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 15 (31.25%) XenServer
7 12 (25.00%) vSphere
7 12 (25.00%) vCloud
8 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.25%) Xen
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) SCSM
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Citrix
2 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (58.33%) VMware
4 15 (31.25%) EMC
5 14 (29.17%) Cisco
6 13 (27.08%) NetApp
7 11 (22.92%) AppSense
8 7 (14.58%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.33%) HP
10 2 (4.17%) Symantec
11 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.08%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
11 1 (2.08%) Veeam