The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 601 484 473
Rank change year-on-year
-117 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 316 541 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.66% 4.28% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 257 487 418
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11870 12627 10823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.73% 10.88% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9936 10432 9220
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 September 2015 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 2 September 2015. 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
England -115 289 £43,500 -2.79% 53
London -76 112 £50,000 -4.76% 15
South East -55 65 £43,250 -9.42% 5
East of England +3 38 £40,000 +5.26% 9
North West -44 35 £37,500 +13.63% 8
Manchester -17 31 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Berkshire -24 23 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Hertfordshire -11 17 £40,000 -20.00% 8
City of London -32 17 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire -29 16 £42,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -10 13 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Leeds -11 13 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Reading -17 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey 0 12 £32,500 -8.45%
West Midlands -72 12 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire +16 10 £41,250 +32.32%
Bedfordshire +14 10 £55,000 +57.14%
Southampton +12 10 £41,250 +32.32%
West Sussex -2 10 £62,250 +38.33% 1
Scotland +4 9 £36,000 -28.00% 3
Crawley -3 9 £63,500 +41.11% 1
Birmingham -24 9 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Woking +4 8 £32,500 -1.51%
Cambridgeshire +21 7 £43,500 +14.47% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 6 - -
South West -17 6 £31,750 -12.41% 7
Cambridge +17 5 £43,500 +14.47%
Watford -9 5 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Essex -3 4 £30,000 -28.57%
Cheshire -17 4 £55,000 +52.77% 4

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 828 (95.61%) Citrix
2 701 (80.95%) XenApp
3 644 (74.36%) VMware
4 589 (68.01%) Windows
5 555 (64.09%) Microsoft
6 466 (53.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 464 (53.58%) Active Directory
8 292 (33.72%) MS Exchange
9 291 (33.60%) ITIL
10 257 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 256 (29.56%) SCCM
12 240 (27.71%) Cisco
13 223 (25.75%) vSphere
14 219 (25.29%) Citrix Certification
15 213 (24.60%) MS Excel
16 202 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 201 (23.21%) AppSense
18 193 (22.29%) NetScaler
19 187 (21.59%) Microsoft App-V
20 182 (21.02%) Hyper-V
21 181 (20.90%) SAN
22 173 (19.98%) CCA
23 165 (19.05%) MS Office
23 165 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
24 160 (18.48%) DNS
25 158 (18.24%) XenServer
26 156 (18.01%) Windows 7
27 152 (17.55%) DHCP
27 152 (17.55%) SQL Server
27 152 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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
1 292 (33.72%) MS Exchange
2 165 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 74 (8.55%) Lync
5 72 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 70 (8.08%) SharePoint
7 67 (7.74%) IIS
8 62 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.04%) MTS
11 8 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.12%) Apache
14 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 213 (24.60%) MS Excel
2 165 (19.05%) MS Office
3 15 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.28%) Office 365
2 50 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (3.81%) Amazon S3
4 32 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.39%) IaaS
7 10 (1.15%) SaaS
8 3 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 193 (22.29%) NetScaler
2 181 (20.90%) SAN
3 160 (18.48%) DNS
4 152 (17.55%) DHCP
5 128 (14.78%) LAN
6 105 (12.12%) Firewall
7 104 (12.01%) WAN
8 73 (8.43%) TCP/IP
9 54 (6.24%) VPN
10 52 (6.00%) iSCSI
11 39 (4.50%) VoIP
12 37 (4.27%) LDAP
13 35 (4.04%) NAS
14 28 (3.23%) VLAN
15 20 (2.31%) Wireless
16 19 (2.19%) Wireshark
17 18 (2.08%) IPv4
18 17 (1.96%) MPLS
19 16 (1.85%) IP Telephony
20 14 (1.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (1.85%) MSI
2 8 (0.92%) AdminStudio
3 6 (0.69%) JIRA
4 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.58%) FogBugz
4 5 (0.58%) Bugzilla
4 5 (0.58%) InstallShield
General
1 81 (9.35%) Finance
2 42 (4.85%) Advertising
3 24 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.54%) Law
5 21 (2.42%) Publishing
6 20 (2.31%) Back Office
7 19 (2.19%) Marketing
8 13 (1.50%) Banking
9 12 (1.39%) Legal
10 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.81%) Retail
12 6 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.69%) Electronics
12 6 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Games
14 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 166 (19.17%) Analyst
2 108 (12.47%) Architect
3 106 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 98 (11.32%) Consultant
5 88 (10.16%) Support Engineer
6 79 (9.12%) Citrix Engineer
7 75 (8.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 71 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 61 (7.04%) Support Analyst
10 55 (6.35%) Citrix Architect
11 50 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 47 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
13 45 (5.20%) Citrix Consultant
14 43 (4.97%) Desktop Support
15 39 (4.50%) Technical Support
16 36 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
17 32 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 32 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
18 31 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
19 28 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.31%) Web Services
2 36 (4.16%) Application Packaging
3 19 (2.19%) CGI
4 9 (1.04%) ActiveX
4 9 (1.04%) .NET
4 9 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.58%) COM
5 5 (0.58%) XMPP
6 3 (0.35%) Middleware
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.12%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (8.66%) Data Centre
3 62 (7.16%) Thin Client
3 62 (7.16%) Clustering
3 62 (7.16%) Fat Client
4 58 (6.70%) Blackberry
5 29 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.19%) GIS
8 16 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
9 12 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.15%) BYOD
12 9 (1.04%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.81%) iSeries
13 7 (0.81%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.69%) DTV
14 6 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
15 5 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 589 (68.01%) Windows
2 257 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 202 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 156 (18.01%) Windows 7
5 149 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (8.20%) Linux
7 56 (6.47%) Windows 8
8 27 (3.12%) Windows XP
9 22 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.42%) Windows 2000
11 20 (2.31%) UNIX
11 20 (2.31%) Android
12 11 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.46%) Debian
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.12%) CentOS
16 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (33.60%) ITIL
2 101 (11.66%) Service Management
3 77 (8.89%) Project Management
4 59 (6.81%) Migration
5 49 (5.66%) Patch Management
6 46 (5.31%) Mentoring
7 43 (4.97%) Incident Management
8 39 (4.50%) Problem Management
8 39 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (4.27%) Change Management
10 27 (3.12%) Service Delivery
10 27 (3.12%) ITSM
11 24 (2.77%) Project Planning
11 24 (2.77%) Business Development
12 22 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (2.54%) TOGAF
13 20 (2.31%) Time Management
13 20 (2.31%) Operations Management
14 19 (2.19%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 112 (12.93%) SQL
2 71 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.12%) VBScript
4 15 (1.73%) VB
5 11 (1.27%) C
6 9 (1.04%) VBA
7 7 (0.81%) Python
8 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.58%) Ruby
10 2 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.12%) C#
11 1 (0.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 219 (25.29%) Citrix Certification
2 173 (19.98%) CCA
3 152 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (12.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 96 (11.09%) Security Cleared
6 92 (10.62%) SC Cleared
7 87 (10.05%) MCSE
8 77 (8.89%) CCEE
9 62 (7.16%) Degree
10 58 (6.70%) MCITP
11 55 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (3.81%) MCP
14 32 (3.70%) MCSA
15 29 (3.35%) CCNA
16 26 (3.00%) CCIA
17 23 (2.66%) CCAA
18 19 (2.19%) VCP5
18 19 (2.19%) A+ Certification
19 16 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.89%) SLA
2 14 (1.62%) COBIT
3 13 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.92%) QA
5 7 (0.81%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) GxP
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 701 (80.95%) XenApp
2 466 (53.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 464 (53.58%) Active Directory
4 223 (25.75%) vSphere
5 187 (21.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 182 (21.02%) Hyper-V
7 158 (18.24%) XenServer
8 79 (9.12%) VMware ESX
9 78 (9.01%) Terminal Services
10 60 (6.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 41 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
12 29 (3.35%) vCloud
13 17 (1.96%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.62%) Xen
15 10 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
16 7 (0.81%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.69%) VMware Server
18 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.46%) ISA Server
19 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 256 (29.56%) SCCM
2 101 (11.66%) SCOM
3 52 (6.00%) XenMobile
4 37 (4.27%) EdgeSight
5 33 (3.81%) Backup Exec
6 24 (2.77%) NetBackup
7 23 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (1.85%) WSUS
9 11 (1.27%) AirWatch
10 10 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (1.04%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.92%) vMotion
13 7 (0.81%) Nagios
14 6 (0.69%) WMI
14 6 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.58%) Opsview
15 5 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
16 3 (0.35%) SCSM
16 3 (0.35%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 828 (95.61%) Citrix
2 644 (74.36%) VMware
3 555 (64.09%) Microsoft
4 240 (27.71%) Cisco
5 201 (23.21%) AppSense
6 137 (15.82%) HP
7 121 (13.97%) NetApp
8 60 (6.93%) Dell
9 47 (5.43%) Symantec
9 47 (5.43%) 3PAR
10 39 (4.50%) EMC
11 37 (4.27%) Veeam
12 24 (2.77%) Sophos
13 23 (2.66%) Computacenter
14 22 (2.54%) Apple
15 19 (2.19%) Veritas
16 18 (2.08%) Red Hat
16 18 (2.08%) Oracle
17 14 (1.62%) Fujitsu
18 13 (1.50%) CommVault
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + PENSION, BENEFITS, NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
RS Innovations Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago