The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 18 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 398 452 392
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -60
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 740 496 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 6.14% 4.66% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 635 393 594
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,553 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12056 10642 10834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.94% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10102 8885 9320
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the UK.

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +54 669 £45,000 -10.00% 68
London +76 289 £48,000 -8.57% 17
South East +50 169 £45,000 -5.26% 16
City of London +13 86 £47,500 -13.63% 6
North West +39 62 £40,000 +33.33% 18
East of England -19 58 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Berkshire -15 51 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Surrey +34 49 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands -17 46 £47,500 +5.55% 5
East Midlands -6 41 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +23 37 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Scotland +19 33 £37,500 - 2
Manchester +21 32 £42,500 +46.55% 11
Nottinghamshire +9 29 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 25 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Milton Keynes +20 24 £46,250 +42.30% 1
Edinburgh - 23 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +24 22 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Nottingham +10 22 £47,500 +11.76%
Coventry +25 20 £47,500 - 1
South West -7 20 £40,000 +24.03% 1
Cheshire +12 19 £40,000 -21.95% 7
Birmingham -23 19 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Yorkshire -60 19 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Hampshire -2 18 £35,000 -20.00% 4
Reading -9 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire -3 16 £37,500 -18.91%
Warrington -4 16 £37,500 -26.82% 5
West Yorkshire -41 16 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Watford -8 15 £52,500 +5.00% 2

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1228 (96.77%) Citrix
2 1107 (87.23%) XenApp
3 867 (68.32%) Windows
4 864 (68.09%) VMware
5 711 (56.03%) Microsoft
6 658 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 625 (49.25%) Active Directory
8 443 (34.91%) XenServer
9 438 (34.52%) MS Exchange
10 429 (33.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 377 (29.71%) vSphere
12 354 (27.90%) Hyper-V
13 339 (26.71%) SAN
14 319 (25.14%) HP
15 305 (24.03%) Cisco
16 303 (23.88%) MS Excel
17 292 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 289 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
19 283 (22.30%) SCCM
20 278 (21.91%) Citrix Certification
21 273 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
22 257 (20.25%) ITIL
23 236 (18.60%) DNS
24 229 (18.05%) NetScaler
25 225 (17.73%) Windows 7
26 214 (16.86%) DHCP
27 211 (16.63%) MCSE
28 208 (16.39%) Finance
29 206 (16.23%) Microsoft App-V
30 201 (15.84%) Firewall

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 438 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 273 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 133 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 131 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 113 (8.90%) Lync
6 105 (8.27%) SharePoint
7 102 (8.04%) IIS
8 99 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 63 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (2.84%) SAS
11 22 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
14 12 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.87%) Apache
16 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 303 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 84 (6.62%) MS Office
3 12 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.32%) RiskWrite
2 4 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 3 (0.24%) Summit
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.079%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (2.05%) Office 365
3 20 (1.58%) SaaS
4 13 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 339 (26.71%) SAN
2 236 (18.60%) DNS
3 229 (18.05%) NetScaler
4 214 (16.86%) DHCP
5 201 (15.84%) Firewall
6 118 (9.30%) LAN
7 117 (9.22%) WAN
8 93 (7.33%) TCP/IP
9 73 (5.75%) NAS
10 70 (5.52%) iSCSI
11 64 (5.04%) VPN
12 43 (3.39%) Wireless
13 40 (3.15%) VLAN
14 37 (2.92%) Internet
15 29 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (2.21%) MPLS
17 24 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
18 23 (1.81%) OSPF
18 23 (1.81%) BGP
19 22 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
4 14 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.63%) AdminStudio
2 7 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
3 6 (0.47%) MSI
4 3 (0.24%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.24%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.079%) JIRA
General
1 208 (16.39%) Finance
2 45 (3.55%) Legal
3 44 (3.47%) Law
4 39 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.73%) Retail
6 21 (1.65%) Back Office
6 21 (1.65%) Banking
7 9 (0.71%) Publishing
8 7 (0.55%) Local Government
9 5 (0.39%) Advertising
10 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.079%) Games
12 1 (0.079%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.079%) Front Office
12 1 (0.079%) Billing
12 1 (0.079%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.079%) French Language
12 1 (0.079%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.079%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 288 (22.70%) Consultant
2 188 (14.81%) Analyst
3 150 (11.82%) Support Engineer
4 140 (11.03%) Citrix Engineer
5 129 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 125 (9.85%) Architect
7 104 (8.20%) Citrix Consultant
8 95 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 77 (6.07%) Citrix Support
10 71 (5.59%) Support Analyst
11 61 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
12 52 (4.10%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 49 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 49 (3.86%) Administrator
14 46 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
14 46 (3.62%) Technical Engineer
15 42 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 36 (2.84%) Citrix Specialist
16 36 (2.84%) Citrix Support Engineer
17 35 (2.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.52%) Application Packaging
2 22 (1.73%) Web Services
3 12 (0.95%) Software Packaging
3 12 (0.95%) COM
4 10 (0.79%) .NET
4 10 (0.79%) XML
5 7 (0.55%) Flash
5 7 (0.55%) Middleware
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.24%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.24%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.24%) HTML
6 3 (0.24%) JRules
7 2 (0.16%) WAP
8 1 (0.079%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.079%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.079%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.86%) Blackberry
2 82 (6.46%) Clustering
3 81 (6.38%) Thin Client
3 81 (6.38%) Fat Client
4 33 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 24 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 20 (1.58%) Statistics
6 20 (1.58%) Replication
7 18 (1.42%) PKI
7 18 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.34%) Firmware
9 15 (1.18%) iPad
9 15 (1.18%) CLARiiON
10 12 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 11 (0.87%) FlexPod
11 11 (0.87%) EqualLogic
11 11 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 867 (68.32%) Windows
2 429 (33.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 289 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 225 (17.73%) Windows 7
5 171 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (9.14%) Linux
7 71 (5.59%) Windows XP
8 56 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 39 (3.07%) UNIX
10 30 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (2.05%) Windows Vista
11 26 (2.05%) Solaris
12 19 (1.50%) Mac OS
13 17 (1.34%) Android
14 16 (1.26%) AIX
14 16 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (1.18%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.32%) CentOS
18 3 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (20.25%) ITIL
2 104 (8.20%) Migration
3 90 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 70 (5.52%) Service Management
4 70 (5.52%) Service Delivery
5 54 (4.26%) Project Management
6 51 (4.02%) PRINCE2
7 49 (3.86%) Change Control
8 40 (3.15%) Problem Management
9 36 (2.84%) Configuration Management
10 31 (2.44%) Asset Management
11 30 (2.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 28 (2.21%) Incident Management
13 27 (2.13%) Load Balancing
14 24 (1.89%) Time Management
14 24 (1.89%) Change Management
14 24 (1.89%) ITSM
15 22 (1.73%) Project Planning
15 22 (1.73%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (1.65%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 162 (12.77%) SQL
2 155 (12.21%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.99%) VBScript
4 19 (1.50%) Java
5 13 (1.02%) VB
6 10 (0.79%) Perl
7 9 (0.71%) C
8 5 (0.39%) C#
9 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.24%) C++
10 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.16%) Python
11 1 (0.079%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.079%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 292 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 278 (21.91%) Citrix Certification
3 211 (16.63%) MCSE
4 188 (14.81%) CCA
5 169 (13.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 137 (10.80%) MCITP
7 108 (8.51%) CCEE
8 101 (7.96%) CCIA
9 91 (7.17%) MCP
10 86 (6.78%) MCSA
11 79 (6.23%) Security Cleared
12 74 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
13 70 (5.52%) Degree
14 57 (4.49%) CCNA
15 51 (4.02%) VCP5
16 43 (3.39%) HP AIS
17 41 (3.23%) HP ASE
18 40 (3.15%) CCNP
19 38 (2.99%) CCAA
20 34 (2.68%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.78%) SLA
2 27 (2.13%) QA
3 16 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) COBIT
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1107 (87.23%) XenApp
2 658 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 625 (49.25%) Active Directory
4 443 (34.91%) XenServer
5 377 (29.71%) vSphere
6 354 (27.90%) Hyper-V
7 206 (16.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 73 (5.75%) Terminal Services
9 66 (5.20%) VMware ESX
10 50 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
11 41 (3.23%) vCloud
12 33 (2.60%) ISA Server
13 31 (2.44%) MetaFrame
14 29 (2.29%) UAG
15 28 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
16 23 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 20 (1.58%) IAG
18 18 (1.42%) Xen
19 14 (1.10%) VMware Server
20 9 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 283 (22.30%) SCCM
2 129 (10.17%) SCOM
3 69 (5.44%) Backup Exec
4 65 (5.12%) WSUS
5 48 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 42 (3.31%) XenMobile
7 36 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 25 (1.97%) NetBackup
9 20 (1.58%) AppDNA
10 16 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
10 16 (1.26%) SCVMM
10 16 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 15 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
12 13 (1.02%) Foglight
13 12 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.79%) Cacti
15 8 (0.63%) Nagios
16 6 (0.47%) WMI
16 6 (0.47%) SCOrch
17 5 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1228 (96.77%) Citrix
2 864 (68.09%) VMware
3 711 (56.03%) Microsoft
4 319 (25.14%) HP
5 305 (24.03%) Cisco
6 181 (14.26%) NetApp
7 164 (12.92%) EMC
8 159 (12.53%) AppSense
9 153 (12.06%) Dell
10 115 (9.06%) Symantec
11 62 (4.89%) Veeam
12 55 (4.33%) IBM
13 53 (4.18%) Juniper
14 48 (3.78%) CheckPoint
14 48 (3.78%) Oracle
15 44 (3.47%) 3PAR
16 40 (3.15%) Remedy
17 38 (2.99%) Wyse
18 37 (2.92%) Fujitsu
19 33 (2.60%) McAfee
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000 per annum + 5k bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, Health Car
Posted: 3 days ago