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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 144 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 10 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.99% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 7.49% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 24
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £60,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
339 334 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.18% 13.21% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 252 247 208
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Reading

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (80.43%) VMware
3 36 (78.26%) Citrix Certification
4 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
6 29 (63.04%) XenApp
7 27 (58.70%) CCA
8 26 (56.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (54.35%) vSphere
10 24 (52.17%) CCEE
10 24 (52.17%) NetApp
11 23 (50.00%) Cisco
11 23 (50.00%) NetScaler
11 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
12 22 (47.83%) vCloud
12 22 (47.83%) VTSP
12 22 (47.83%) EMC
13 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
14 20 (43.48%) MCSE
14 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
15 19 (41.30%) XenMobile
16 18 (39.13%) CCIA
17 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (36.96%) WAAS
17 17 (36.96%) NCDA
17 17 (36.96%) NCIE
17 17 (36.96%) CCEA
17 17 (36.96%) Windows
18 16 (34.78%) VCAP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (36.96%) WAAS
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Architect
2 22 (47.83%) Consultant
3 15 (32.61%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (23.91%) Citrix Consultant
5 11 (23.91%) Storage Architect
5 11 (23.91%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.04%) FlexPod Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Technology Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Citrix Technical Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Citrix Architect
10 2 (4.35%) VMware Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) CLARiiON
1 11 (23.91%) Celerra
2 6 (13.04%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) CRM
1 5 (10.87%) Operations Management
2 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Citrix Certification
2 27 (58.70%) CCA
3 26 (56.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (52.17%) CCEE
5 22 (47.83%) VTSP
6 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (43.48%) MCSE
7 18 (39.13%) CCIA
8 17 (36.96%) CCEA
8 17 (36.96%) NCDA
8 17 (36.96%) NCIE
9 16 (34.78%) VCAP
10 15 (32.61%) MCTS
10 15 (32.61%) MCITP
11 5 (10.87%) VCP5
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (63.04%) XenApp
3 25 (54.35%) vSphere
4 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 22 (47.83%) vCloud
6 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (17.39%) XenServer
9 1 (2.17%) Xen
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) XenMobile
2 4 (8.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (80.43%) VMware
3 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
4 24 (52.17%) NetApp
5 23 (50.00%) Cisco
6 22 (47.83%) EMC
7 13 (28.26%) 3PAR
8 8 (17.39%) HP
9 7 (15.22%) IBM
9 7 (15.22%) AppSense
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.17%) Dell