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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 135 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.12% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 1.09% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 18
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +7.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -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
322 276 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.32% 11.48% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 286 211 280
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) XenApp
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Terminal Services
4 9 (56.25%) NetScaler
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 7 (43.75%) Presales
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) AppSense
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) XenServer
8 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 5 (31.25%) SCOM
8 5 (31.25%) CCA
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) SAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) NetScaler
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Support
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Support
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Presales Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Presales
2 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCA
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) XenApp
2 9 (56.25%) Terminal Services
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) vSphere
5 5 (31.25%) XenServer
6 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) EdgeSight
2 4 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) AppSense
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum +£6k car allowance & company benefit
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