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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 69 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.74% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 14.58% 1.69% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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
96 59 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.94% 11.94% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75 54 60
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -30.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Sheffield

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 56 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 56 (100.00%) Citrix
2 47 (83.93%) Active Directory
3 43 (76.79%) Citrix Certification
3 43 (76.79%) Hyper-V
4 41 (73.21%) CCA
5 40 (71.43%) VMware
6 37 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (58.93%) Windows
8 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
9 31 (55.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (53.57%) MCSE
11 27 (48.21%) MCITP
11 27 (48.21%) MCTS
12 25 (44.64%) Cisco
12 25 (44.64%) NetApp
12 25 (44.64%) CCEE
13 22 (39.29%) VTSP
13 22 (39.29%) vCloud
13 22 (39.29%) NCDA
13 22 (39.29%) NCIE
13 22 (39.29%) WAAS
13 22 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (39.29%) EMC
14 18 (32.14%) CCEA
14 18 (32.14%) Application Packaging
14 18 (32.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 18 (32.14%) XenApp
15 17 (30.36%) vSphere

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (30.36%) MS Exchange
1 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (23.21%) Lync
4 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) WAAS
1 22 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 11 (19.64%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MSI
2 4 (7.14%) AdminStudio
3 3 (5.36%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Consultant
2 20 (35.71%) Architect
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
4 12 (21.43%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (21.43%) Storage Architect
4 12 (21.43%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (17.86%) FlexPod Consultant
5 10 (17.86%) Technology Consultant
5 10 (17.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Applications Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) CLARiiON
1 12 (21.43%) Celerra
2 10 (17.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.36%) ITIL
2 3 (5.36%) CRM
2 3 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.57%) Software Licensing
3 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (3.57%) Project Management
3 2 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (1.79%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) VBScript
1 4 (7.14%) VB
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (76.79%) Citrix Certification
2 41 (73.21%) CCA
3 31 (55.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (53.57%) MCSE
4 30 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (48.21%) MCTS
5 27 (48.21%) MCITP
6 25 (44.64%) CCEE
7 22 (39.29%) VTSP
7 22 (39.29%) NCDA
7 22 (39.29%) NCIE
8 18 (32.14%) CCEA
9 12 (21.43%) VCAP
9 12 (21.43%) CCIA
10 6 (10.71%) CCAA
11 2 (3.57%) MCSA
11 2 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 47 (83.93%) Active Directory
2 43 (76.79%) Hyper-V
3 37 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (39.29%) vCloud
5 18 (32.14%) XenApp
5 18 (32.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (30.36%) vSphere
7 3 (5.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) SCCM
2 8 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 7 (12.50%) AppDNA
4 5 (8.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 56 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (71.43%) VMware
3 25 (44.64%) NetApp
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 22 (39.29%) EMC
5 12 (21.43%) 3PAR
6 5 (8.93%) AppSense
7 3 (5.36%) IBM