The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 165 152 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 5.83% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -7.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
268 206 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.21% 6.28% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 164 137 200
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,425
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Scotland

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Scotland

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 8 £55,000 +46.66%
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 40 (100.00%) Citrix
2 38 (95.00%) XenApp
3 28 (70.00%) VMware
4 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (42.50%) AppSense
6 17 (42.50%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
6 17 (42.50%) NetScaler
7 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (40.00%) CCA
7 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (40.00%) Finance
8 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (37.50%) XenServer
8 15 (37.50%) XenMobile
9 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
10 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
11 10 (25.00%) vSphere
12 9 (22.50%) CCAA
12 9 (22.50%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
14 7 (17.50%) SAN
15 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
16 5 (12.50%) Telecoms

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) NetScaler
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) IPv4
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Consultant
2 16 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Server Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Server Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) COM
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (2.50%) Celerra
2 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL
1 3 (7.50%) Service Management
1 3 (7.50%) Migration
2 2 (5.00%) Document Management
2 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.50%) Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) VBScript
3 3 (7.50%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (40.00%) CCA
3 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (22.50%) CCAA
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (12.50%) CCIA
7 5 (12.50%) CCEE
8 3 (7.50%) MCITP
9 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.00%) MCSE
9 2 (5.00%) MCSA
10 1 (2.50%) MCP
10 1 (2.50%) MCTS
10 1 (2.50%) HP AIS
10 1 (2.50%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.50%) HP MASE
10 1 (2.50%) VCDX
10 1 (2.50%) NCDA
10 1 (2.50%) NCIE
System Software
1 38 (95.00%) XenApp
2 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (37.50%) XenServer
4 10 (25.00%) vSphere
5 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.50%) vCloud
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) XenMobile
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (70.00%) VMware
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) AppSense
5 5 (12.50%) Fujitsu
5 5 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam
9 1 (2.50%) Compaq
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) CA