The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 159 144 147
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.46% 3.83% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
XenDesktop
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
325 209 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.70% 6.76% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 190 126 209
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 £26,050 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -3 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (95.65%) XenApp
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) AppSense
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) NetScaler
6 9 (39.13%) XenMobile
7 8 (34.78%) XenServer
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) CCA
8 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 6 (26.09%) vSphere
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 4 (17.39%) CCAA
11 4 (17.39%) HP
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 4 (17.39%) Banking
11 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) NetScaler
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) IPv4
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Consultant
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Server Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Server Support
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCA
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCAA
5 3 (13.04%) CCIA
5 3 (13.04%) CCEE
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) MCSA
7 1 (4.35%) MCP
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) XenApp
2 8 (34.78%) XenServer
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (26.09%) vSphere
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) XenMobile
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) AppSense
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Compaq
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam