The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 72 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.40% 1.75% -
As % of the System Software category 2.46% 19.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
122 46 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.29% 8.93% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 39 68
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XenDesktop
South Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Sheffield

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) XenServer
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) CCEE
3 4 (66.67%) CCIA
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) CCA
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (50.00%) VCAP
5 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) NCDA
5 2 (33.33%) NCIE
5 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (16.67%) Celerra
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCEE
2 4 (66.67%) CCIA
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) CCA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) VCAP
4 2 (33.33%) NCDA
4 2 (33.33%) NCIE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) CCEA
5 1 (16.67%) MCTS
5 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
5 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
5 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
5 1 (16.67%) CCAA
5 1 (16.67%) VCDX
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenServer
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
3 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam