The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 July 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 215 201 220
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.17% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 2.10% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
626 428 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.21% 8.17% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 530 360 507
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the South West

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the South West

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the South West

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Somerset -17 3 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Dorset -2 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Wiltshire -8 1 £27,000 -24.27%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 27 (100.00%) Citrix
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (77.78%) XenApp
4 20 (74.07%) Windows
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) SAN
8 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) vSphere
10 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
11 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
12 5 (18.52%) XenServer
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (18.52%) MCSE
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 5 (18.52%) CCA
12 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (14.81%) UNIX
13 4 (14.81%) DHCP
13 4 (14.81%) DNS
13 4 (14.81%) SLA
13 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (14.81%) AppSense
13 4 (14.81%) SCCM
13 4 (14.81%) SCOM

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
1 3 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) iPad
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.11%) Firmware
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) CCA
1 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (77.78%) XenApp
3 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) vSphere
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) XenServer
5 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (11.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 5 days ago