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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 131 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 13 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.31% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 3.94% 9.30% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 14
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -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
330 355 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.77% 14.11% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 247 238 313
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Reading

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (95.45%) VMware
3 16 (72.73%) Terminal Services
4 14 (63.64%) XenApp
5 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (54.55%) Windows
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) SCCM
8 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Lync
9 8 (36.36%) Computacenter
9 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (36.36%) Business Development
9 8 (36.36%) ITSM
9 8 (36.36%) Migration
9 8 (36.36%) Product Management
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (36.36%) Service Management
9 8 (36.36%) GIS
9 8 (36.36%) Dell
9 8 (36.36%) MS Office
9 8 (36.36%) CGI
9 8 (36.36%) Linux
9 8 (36.36%) MCSE
9 8 (36.36%) Office 365
10 5 (22.73%) AppSense
11 3 (13.64%) vSphere
11 3 (13.64%) Active Directory

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) BYOD
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
2 8 (36.36%) ITSM
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (36.36%) Business Development
2 8 (36.36%) Product Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) CCIA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Terminal Services
2 14 (63.64%) XenApp
3 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (95.45%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Dell
4 8 (36.36%) Computacenter
5 5 (22.73%) AppSense
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Altiris
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) Wyse