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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 437 430 434
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 597 594 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.53% 5.11% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 510 467 466
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
13174 11629 11479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.56% 10.51% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11129 9707 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -7 573 £47,000 +4.44% 70
London -3 221 £50,000 - 23
South East -1 149 £47,500 - 14
City of London +38 70 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South West +21 53 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Yorkshire -22 52 £39,000 +2.63% 5
North West -8 49 £40,000 +37.93% 14
East of England -33 46 £42,750 +6.87% 5
West Midlands +1 44 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire +14 43 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Yorkshire -20 38 £45,000 +18.42% 5
Leeds -14 36 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Dorset - 35 £37,500 - 2
Poole - 34 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham -16 32 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Manchester -4 31 £37,500 +29.31% 10
Surrey +19 29 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Reading +7 26 £67,500 +35.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 22 £40,000 -4.19% 3
Cheshire +4 18 £47,000 +70.90% 1
Hertfordshire +1 18 £50,000 -2.43% 3
East Midlands +1 17 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Kent +15 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire -33 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Sheffield - 14 £67,500 -
South Yorkshire - 14 £67,500 -
Brighton +9 13 £38,000 -36.66%
Essex 0 13 £42,500 -
East Sussex -5 13 £38,000 -36.66%
West Sussex -6 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1097 (96.31%) Citrix
2 906 (79.54%) XenApp
3 864 (75.86%) Windows
4 745 (65.41%) VMware
5 732 (64.27%) Microsoft
6 643 (56.45%) Active Directory
7 608 (53.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 389 (34.15%) MS Exchange
9 382 (33.54%) Hyper-V
10 362 (31.78%) Citrix Certification
11 355 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 340 (29.85%) SAN
13 333 (29.24%) NetScaler
14 296 (25.99%) vSphere
14 296 (25.99%) SCCM
15 288 (25.29%) Cisco
15 288 (25.29%) MS Excel
16 275 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 273 (23.97%) ITIL
18 265 (23.27%) CCA
19 263 (23.09%) Microsoft Certification
20 258 (22.65%) HP
21 240 (21.07%) Microsoft App-V
22 235 (20.63%) DNS
23 233 (20.46%) Windows Server 2003
24 232 (20.37%) MCSE
25 230 (20.19%) NetApp
26 227 (19.93%) XenServer
27 202 (17.73%) SQL Server
28 193 (16.94%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 389 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 184 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 108 (9.48%) Lync
5 89 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 85 (7.46%) IIS
7 74 (6.50%) SharePoint
8 66 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.32%) Apache
10 15 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
13 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.35%) SAS
14 4 (0.35%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.18%) WorkSite
Applications
1 288 (25.29%) MS Excel
2 95 (8.34%) MS Office
3 16 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.088%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.088%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.13%) Office 365
2 17 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 340 (29.85%) SAN
2 333 (29.24%) NetScaler
3 235 (20.63%) DNS
4 190 (16.68%) DHCP
5 184 (16.15%) Firewall
6 125 (10.97%) LAN
7 115 (10.10%) WAN
8 111 (9.75%) NAS
9 97 (8.52%) iSCSI
10 88 (7.73%) TCP/IP
11 50 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
12 43 (3.78%) Wireless
13 35 (3.07%) VoIP
14 34 (2.99%) Internet
15 32 (2.81%) VLAN
16 29 (2.55%) VPN
17 28 (2.46%) Network Security
18 23 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (2.02%) Unified Communications
19 22 (1.93%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.70%) MySQL
7 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.18%) DB2
9 2 (0.18%) OLAP
9 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (3.78%) MSI
2 40 (3.51%) AdminStudio
3 30 (2.63%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.088%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 123 (10.80%) Finance
2 53 (4.65%) Banking
3 37 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.46%) Retail
5 16 (1.40%) Law
6 11 (0.97%) Legal
6 11 (0.97%) Advertising
7 10 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.61%) Back Office
9 5 (0.44%) Marketing
10 4 (0.35%) Games
10 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) French Language
12 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.088%) Local Government
13 1 (0.088%) German Language
Job Titles
1 254 (22.30%) Consultant
2 150 (13.17%) Analyst
3 143 (12.55%) Support Engineer
4 135 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 131 (11.50%) Citrix Engineer
6 93 (8.17%) Architect
7 90 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 74 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
8 74 (6.50%) Citrix Consultant
9 71 (6.23%) Support Analyst
9 71 (6.23%) Citrix Support
10 64 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
11 58 (5.09%) Citrix Specialist
12 53 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 43 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 42 (3.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 41 (3.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 41 (3.60%) Citrix Support Engineer
16 38 (3.34%) Technical Support
17 37 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (8.43%) Application Packaging
2 20 (1.76%) Web Services
3 8 (0.70%) LAMP
4 7 (0.61%) .NET
4 7 (0.61%) COM
5 3 (0.26%) LINQ
5 3 (0.26%) WSH
6 1 (0.088%) HTML
6 1 (0.088%) CSS
6 1 (0.088%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.08%) Clustering
2 48 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 48 (4.21%) Blackberry
2 48 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 34 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 26 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 20 (1.76%) Replication
6 18 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.49%) EqualLogic
8 13 (1.14%) FlexPod
8 13 (1.14%) CLARiiON
9 12 (1.05%) User Experience
9 12 (1.05%) Celerra
9 12 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.44%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.35%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 864 (75.86%) Windows
2 355 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 275 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 233 (20.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 190 (16.68%) Windows 7
6 97 (8.52%) Linux
7 70 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 67 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 27 (2.37%) Solaris
10 26 (2.28%) UNIX
10 26 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.02%) AIX
12 11 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.88%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.70%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.18%) Android
16 2 (0.18%) zOS
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (23.97%) ITIL
2 99 (8.69%) Service Delivery
3 84 (7.37%) Project Management
4 76 (6.67%) Migration
5 58 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 43 (3.78%) Problem Management
7 39 (3.42%) Service Management
8 38 (3.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 35 (3.07%) Load Balancing
10 30 (2.63%) Mentoring
11 27 (2.37%) Configuration Management
12 26 (2.28%) Line Management
13 24 (2.11%) Change Control
13 24 (2.11%) Change Management
14 22 (1.93%) Incident Management
15 21 (1.84%) Time Management
15 21 (1.84%) Capacity Planning
16 19 (1.67%) ITIL V3
16 19 (1.67%) BCP
16 19 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 157 (13.78%) SQL
2 141 (12.38%) PowerShell
3 79 (6.94%) VBScript
4 58 (5.09%) VB
5 10 (0.88%) Java
6 8 (0.70%) C++
7 6 (0.53%) C
7 6 (0.53%) C#
8 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.088%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.088%) Perl
10 1 (0.088%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.088%) VB6
Qualifications
1 362 (31.78%) Citrix Certification
2 265 (23.27%) CCA
3 263 (23.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 232 (20.37%) MCSE
5 193 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 127 (11.15%) MCITP
7 112 (9.83%) CCEE
8 80 (7.02%) CCEA
9 75 (6.58%) CCIA
10 74 (6.50%) MCP
11 66 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
12 61 (5.36%) MCSA
12 61 (5.36%) Degree
13 59 (5.18%) Security Cleared
14 57 (5.00%) SC Cleared
15 54 (4.74%) CCNA
16 52 (4.57%) MCTS
17 45 (3.95%) CCAA
18 37 (3.25%) VCAP
19 35 (3.07%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.06%) SLA
2 18 (1.58%) QA
3 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 906 (79.54%) XenApp
2 643 (56.45%) Active Directory
3 608 (53.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 382 (33.54%) Hyper-V
5 296 (25.99%) vSphere
6 240 (21.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 227 (19.93%) XenServer
8 138 (12.12%) VMware ESX
9 78 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (4.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 43 (3.78%) vCloud
12 20 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
13 19 (1.67%) UAG
13 19 (1.67%) NFS
14 18 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (1.49%) Terminal Services
16 14 (1.23%) ISA Server
17 13 (1.14%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.97%) MetaFrame
19 6 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 296 (25.99%) SCCM
2 115 (10.10%) XenMobile
3 83 (7.29%) SCOM
4 61 (5.36%) Backup Exec
5 55 (4.83%) EdgeSight
6 51 (4.48%) WSUS
6 51 (4.48%) AppDNA
7 48 (4.21%) NetBackup
8 34 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 25 (2.19%) HP SIM
10 21 (1.84%) SCVMM
11 15 (1.32%) WMI
11 15 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.14%) OpenView
13 11 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 9 (0.79%) Opsview
15 9 (0.79%) Nagios
16 8 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1097 (96.31%) Citrix
2 745 (65.41%) VMware
3 732 (64.27%) Microsoft
4 288 (25.29%) Cisco
5 258 (22.65%) HP
6 230 (20.19%) NetApp
7 193 (16.94%) AppSense
8 147 (12.91%) EMC
9 90 (7.90%) Dell
10 78 (6.85%) Symantec
11 53 (4.65%) IBM
12 51 (4.48%) Oracle
13 45 (3.95%) Veeam
14 38 (3.34%) Red Hat
15 37 (3.25%) 3PAR
16 31 (2.72%) Apple
17 27 (2.37%) Sophos
17 27 (2.37%) LANDesk
18 22 (1.93%) Veritas
18 22 (1.93%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bene
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus extensive package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £29000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Flexible Benefits, on call allo
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £26,124 per annum Rising to £30,428 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £33,333 per annum Rising to £38,887 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent benefits plus variable
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits + bonus (up to 10%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £38k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 days ago