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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 106 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 35 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 10.26% 5.75% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 17
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
341 348 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.67% 15.61% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 232 284 192
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Reading

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 55 (98.21%) Citrix
2 38 (67.86%) Citrix Certification
2 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 37 (66.07%) VMware
3 37 (66.07%) XenApp
4 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (53.57%) NetScaler
5 30 (53.57%) CCA
6 26 (46.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (46.43%) Hyper-V
7 25 (44.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
8 23 (41.07%) EMC
9 22 (39.29%) Cisco
10 21 (37.50%) NetApp
10 21 (37.50%) CCEE
11 20 (35.71%) vCloud
11 20 (35.71%) VTSP
11 20 (35.71%) XenMobile
11 20 (35.71%) vSphere
11 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
12 19 (33.93%) Windows
12 19 (33.93%) NCDA
12 19 (33.93%) NCIE
13 18 (32.14%) WAAS
13 18 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (30.36%) MCSE
15 16 (28.57%) MCTS
16 15 (26.79%) MCITP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) NetScaler
2 18 (32.14%) WAAS
2 18 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Consultant
2 18 (32.14%) Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix Consultant
4 12 (21.43%) Virtualisation Architect
5 10 (17.86%) Storage Architect
5 10 (17.86%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (16.07%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (14.29%) FlexPod Consultant
7 8 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 8 (14.29%) Technology Consultant
8 7 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (10.71%) Citrix Support
10 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
11 4 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
12 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
12 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 2 (3.57%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Celerra
1 10 (17.86%) CLARiiON
2 8 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.36%) CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Operations Management
2 2 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (53.57%) CCA
3 26 (46.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (37.50%) CCEE
5 20 (35.71%) VTSP
6 19 (33.93%) NCDA
6 19 (33.93%) NCIE
7 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (30.36%) MCSE
9 16 (28.57%) MCTS
10 15 (26.79%) MCITP
10 15 (26.79%) CCEA
10 15 (26.79%) CCIA
11 13 (23.21%) VCAP
12 2 (3.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) XenApp
2 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 25 (44.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
5 20 (35.71%) vCloud
5 20 (35.71%) vSphere
6 15 (26.79%) XenServer
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.57%) Xen
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) XenMobile
2 4 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.57%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.57%) SCSM
3 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) Citrix
2 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 37 (66.07%) VMware
4 23 (41.07%) EMC
5 22 (39.29%) Cisco
6 21 (37.50%) NetApp
7 13 (23.21%) AppSense
8 10 (17.86%) 3PAR
9 5 (8.93%) HP
10 2 (3.57%) Symantec
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
11 1 (1.79%) Dell
11 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.79%) Veeam
11 1 (1.79%) PlateSpin
11 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago