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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 162 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 5.56% 5.38%
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
271 198 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.35% 6.08% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 165 134 203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,750
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 29 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 29 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 -4 8 £55,000 +46.66%
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 38 (100.00%) Citrix
2 36 (94.74%) XenApp
3 26 (68.42%) VMware
4 21 (55.26%) Windows
5 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (42.11%) CCA
7 16 (42.11%) AppSense
7 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 16 (42.11%) NetScaler
8 15 (39.47%) XenMobile
8 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
8 15 (39.47%) XenServer
8 15 (39.47%) Finance
8 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
12 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
13 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
14 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (23.68%) vSphere
14 9 (23.68%) CCAA
15 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (18.42%) SAN
16 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
17 5 (13.16%) HP
17 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
17 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) NetScaler
2 7 (18.42%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) IPv4
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Consultant
2 16 (42.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 12 (31.58%) Analyst
4 11 (28.95%) Server Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Server Support
8 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Server Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
1 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
1 1 (2.63%) Clustering
1 1 (2.63%) CMDB
1 1 (2.63%) Celerra
1 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.89%) Migration
2 2 (5.26%) Document Management
2 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.63%) Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 3 (7.89%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCA
3 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) CCAA
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (13.16%) CCIA
7 5 (13.16%) CCEE
8 3 (7.89%) MCITP
9 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.26%) MCSE
9 2 (5.26%) MCSA
10 1 (2.63%) MCP
10 1 (2.63%) MCTS
10 1 (2.63%) HP AIS
10 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.63%) HP MASE
10 1 (2.63%) VCDX
10 1 (2.63%) NCDA
10 1 (2.63%) NCIE
System Software
1 36 (94.74%) XenApp
2 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 15 (39.47%) XenServer
4 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (23.68%) vSphere
6 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (7.89%) vCloud
9 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (68.42%) VMware
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) AppSense
5 5 (13.16%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) CA
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Compaq