The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 76 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.39% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 3.41% 4.84% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
XenDesktop
South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 62 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.37% 10.90% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 56
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (77.78%) VMware
3 27 (75.00%) CCA
3 27 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
3 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 25 (69.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 23 (63.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (58.33%) NetApp
7 21 (58.33%) Cisco
8 19 (52.78%) MCTS
8 19 (52.78%) MCITP
8 19 (52.78%) MCSE
8 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (50.00%) NCDA
9 18 (50.00%) NCIE
9 18 (50.00%) VTSP
9 18 (50.00%) EMC
9 18 (50.00%) WAAS
9 18 (50.00%) vCloud
10 17 (47.22%) vSphere
10 17 (47.22%) Windows
10 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
10 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (44.44%) CCEA
12 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (38.89%) XenApp

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
1 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.89%) Lync
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) WAAS
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Architect
2 17 (47.22%) Consultant
3 12 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Storage Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) FlexPod Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Technology Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Architect
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Application Packaging
2 3 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 12 (33.33%) Celerra
2 6 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL
1 3 (8.33%) CRM
1 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (5.56%) Migration
2 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) CCA
1 27 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (63.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (52.78%) MCTS
3 19 (52.78%) MCITP
3 19 (52.78%) MCSE
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (50.00%) NCDA
4 18 (50.00%) NCIE
4 18 (50.00%) VTSP
5 16 (44.44%) CCEA
6 12 (33.33%) VCAP
6 12 (33.33%) CCIA
7 11 (30.56%) CCEE
8 4 (11.11%) CCAA
9 2 (5.56%) MCSA
9 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 27 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 25 (69.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (50.00%) vCloud
4 17 (47.22%) vSphere
5 14 (38.89%) XenApp
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) XenMobile
3 4 (11.11%) SCVMM
4 3 (8.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (77.78%) VMware
3 21 (58.33%) NetApp
3 21 (58.33%) Cisco
4 18 (50.00%) EMC
5 12 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 5 (13.89%) AppSense
7 3 (8.33%) IBM