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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 471 461 404
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -57
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 533 471 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 4.32% 4.50% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 469 391 549
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,558 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
12333 10473 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.96% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10231 8901 10144
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 September 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 September 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
England -13 512 £46,000 -3.15% 70
London +10 220 £52,500 +3.44% 27
South East -24 105 £50,000 +5.26% 15
West Midlands -12 80 £40,000 -15.78% 3
City of London +13 73 £50,000 -4.76% 14
North West +12 62 £33,500 -25.55% 5
Yorkshire -8 57 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire +15 53 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Manchester +15 44 £33,000 -26.66% 5
Birmingham -9 44 £62,500 +25.00% 2
East of England -23 40 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Reading +7 35 £62,500 +31.57% 2
West Yorkshire -32 35 £45,000 +2.85% 1
South Yorkshire +10 34 £45,000 - 1
Sheffield +6 34 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -22 34 £47,500 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 21 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Coventry +3 16 £38,500 +2.66%
Surrey -33 16 £47,500 +7.95% 4
Warrington 0 15 £35,000 -2.77%
Cheshire -10 15 £35,000 +27.27%
East Midlands -13 15 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 14 £38,000 -5.00% 1
South West -11 13 £45,000 +34.32% 8
Watford +1 12 £50,000 -14.89%
Sidcup - 10 £52,500 - 1
North Yorkshire -14 9 £25,000 -47.36% 1
West Sussex -16 9 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Northamptonshire -26 9 £62,500 +38.88%
Kent +6 8 £50,000 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1105 (97.01%) Citrix
2 900 (79.02%) XenApp
3 845 (74.19%) Windows
4 718 (63.04%) Microsoft
5 680 (59.70%) VMware
6 622 (54.61%) Active Directory
7 521 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 392 (34.42%) Hyper-V
9 356 (31.26%) MS Exchange
10 339 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 316 (27.74%) Citrix Certification
12 312 (27.39%) SCCM
13 296 (25.99%) SAN
14 291 (25.55%) Cisco
15 280 (24.58%) MS Excel
16 268 (23.53%) NetScaler
17 255 (22.39%) Microsoft App-V
18 254 (22.30%) XenServer
19 241 (21.16%) Windows Server 2012
20 240 (21.07%) Windows Server 2003
21 237 (20.81%) DNS
22 236 (20.72%) HP
23 233 (20.46%) vSphere
24 227 (19.93%) Microsoft Certification
24 227 (19.93%) ITIL
25 221 (19.40%) Firewall
26 220 (19.32%) CCA
27 215 (18.88%) NetApp
28 206 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
29 201 (17.65%) Windows 7

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 356 (31.26%) MS Exchange
2 206 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 124 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 93 (8.17%) Lync
5 91 (7.99%) IIS
6 88 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 77 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 59 (5.18%) SharePoint
9 41 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.58%) Apache
10 18 (1.58%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.88%) SAS
11 10 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 280 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 87 (7.64%) MS Office
3 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.088%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.088%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.48%) Office 365
2 14 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 296 (25.99%) SAN
2 268 (23.53%) NetScaler
3 237 (20.81%) DNS
4 221 (19.40%) Firewall
5 182 (15.98%) DHCP
6 110 (9.66%) LAN
7 107 (9.39%) WAN
8 94 (8.25%) NAS
9 79 (6.94%) iSCSI
10 76 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 56 (4.92%) Wireless
12 41 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
13 40 (3.51%) VLAN
14 35 (3.07%) VPN
15 28 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (2.11%) Network Security
18 23 (2.02%) VoIP
19 21 (1.84%) MPLS
20 18 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.79%) MySQL
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.26%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.18%) DB2
9 2 (0.18%) OLAP
9 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (4.48%) MSI
2 37 (3.25%) AdminStudio
3 30 (2.63%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.088%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.088%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.088%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 125 (10.97%) Finance
2 46 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.42%) Banking
4 32 (2.81%) Retail
5 27 (2.37%) Law
6 24 (2.11%) Legal
7 10 (0.88%) Advertising
8 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.53%) Marketing
10 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.35%) Electronics
11 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Games
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.088%) Local Government
14 1 (0.088%) German Language
Job Titles
1 255 (22.39%) Consultant
2 167 (14.66%) Support Engineer
3 134 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 126 (11.06%) Analyst
5 110 (9.66%) Citrix Consultant
6 103 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 103 (9.04%) Citrix Engineer
7 88 (7.73%) Architect
8 70 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
9 67 (5.88%) Citrix Support
10 59 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 58 (5.09%) Support Analyst
12 55 (4.83%) Citrix Specialist
13 45 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
14 44 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 44 (3.86%) Senior Consultant
15 40 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
16 39 (3.42%) Citrix Support Engineer
17 37 (3.25%) Microsoft Consultant
18 33 (2.90%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (7.20%) Application Packaging
2 16 (1.40%) COM
2 16 (1.40%) Web Services
3 9 (0.79%) LAMP
4 4 (0.35%) .NET
5 3 (0.26%) LINQ
5 3 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.88%) Clustering
2 46 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.60%) Thin Client
3 41 (3.60%) Fat Client
4 38 (3.34%) Blackberry
5 33 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 26 (2.28%) Replication
8 21 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 21 (1.84%) EqualLogic
8 21 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.84%) FlexPod
9 18 (1.58%) CLARiiON
10 12 (1.05%) Celerra
11 11 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.61%) PKI
13 6 (0.53%) CMDB
13 6 (0.53%) iPad
14 5 (0.44%) Kindle
14 5 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 845 (74.19%) Windows
2 339 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (21.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 240 (21.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 201 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 91 (7.99%) Windows 8
7 87 (7.64%) Linux
8 63 (5.53%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.19%) Solaris
10 24 (2.11%) UNIX
11 23 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.58%) AIX
13 16 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.88%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.35%) Android
17 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (19.93%) ITIL
2 96 (8.43%) Migration
3 78 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 62 (5.44%) Service Delivery
5 49 (4.30%) Project Management
6 42 (3.69%) Service Management
7 37 (3.25%) Load Balancing
8 35 (3.07%) Configuration Management
9 30 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 27 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
11 26 (2.28%) Time Management
11 26 (2.28%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (2.11%) Problem Management
13 23 (2.02%) Mentoring
14 22 (1.93%) Compatibility Testing
15 18 (1.58%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (1.49%) Software Licensing
16 17 (1.49%) Performance Monitoring
16 17 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
16 17 (1.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 180 (15.80%) SQL
2 134 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 83 (7.29%) VBScript
4 76 (6.67%) VB
5 16 (1.40%) C#
6 14 (1.23%) C
7 13 (1.14%) C++
8 9 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.61%) Java
10 5 (0.44%) Perl
11 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.18%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 316 (27.74%) Citrix Certification
2 227 (19.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 220 (19.32%) CCA
4 173 (15.19%) MCSE
5 139 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 109 (9.57%) MCITP
7 84 (7.37%) CCEE
8 77 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (6.23%) CCNA
10 61 (5.36%) Security Cleared
11 60 (5.27%) CCEA
12 59 (5.18%) MCTS
13 57 (5.00%) CCIA
14 55 (4.83%) Degree
15 51 (4.48%) SC Cleared
16 46 (4.04%) MCSA
17 43 (3.78%) CCAA
18 41 (3.60%) MCP
19 38 (3.34%) NCDA
20 32 (2.81%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.27%) SLA
2 23 (2.02%) QA
3 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 900 (79.02%) XenApp
2 622 (54.61%) Active Directory
3 521 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 392 (34.42%) Hyper-V
5 255 (22.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 254 (22.30%) XenServer
7 233 (20.46%) vSphere
8 116 (10.18%) VMware ESX
9 61 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 34 (2.99%) vCloud
11 26 (2.28%) Forefront TMG
11 26 (2.28%) UAG
12 19 (1.67%) MetaFrame
13 18 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 16 (1.40%) NFS
14 16 (1.40%) IAG
15 15 (1.32%) Terminal Services
15 15 (1.32%) ISA Server
16 13 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 312 (27.39%) SCCM
2 83 (7.29%) WSUS
3 71 (6.23%) XenMobile
4 66 (5.79%) SCOM
5 57 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 54 (4.74%) AppDNA
7 44 (3.86%) NetBackup
8 33 (2.90%) SCVMM
9 30 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (1.40%) HP SIM
10 16 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.88%) Cacti
15 8 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
15 8 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.61%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
17 5 (0.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 1105 (97.01%) Citrix
2 718 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 680 (59.70%) VMware
4 291 (25.55%) Cisco
5 236 (20.72%) HP
6 215 (18.88%) NetApp
7 182 (15.98%) AppSense
8 126 (11.06%) EMC
9 90 (7.90%) Symantec
10 89 (7.81%) Dell
11 53 (4.65%) IBM
12 51 (4.48%) Veeam
13 49 (4.30%) Oracle
14 36 (3.16%) Red Hat
15 30 (2.63%) CheckPoint
15 30 (2.63%) Fujitsu
16 29 (2.55%) Apple
17 28 (2.46%) Juniper
17 28 (2.46%) 3PAR
18 27 (2.37%) WatchGuard
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension, Life Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £47000 to £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Training / Career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 57,000 + excellent benefits and 31 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago