The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 62 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.82% 0.32% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.21% 2.38% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £46,500 £60,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +17.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
XenDesktop
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
96 84 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.79% 13.50% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 71
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Slough

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Slough

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (80.00%) Brocade
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco