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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 572 472 484
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 398 561 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 4.24% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 341 459 426
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%

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
12155 13246 11013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 12.44% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10323 11182 9088
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 -100 353 £42,500 -1.16% 42
London -17 158 £52,500 +5.00% 16
South East -34 86 £42,500 +8.97% 8
Hampshire +47 50 £42,500 +17.24% 2
City of London +35 49 £55,000 +5.76% 5
South West 0 38 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Southampton +33 35 £42,500 -8.10% 1
North West -14 20 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands -12 19 £40,000 -8.04% 3
East of England -44 19 £42,500 -9.57% 4
Gloucestershire +13 16 £31,500 +22.33%
Manchester -7 15 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Poole +15 13 £30,250 -30.85% 1
Dorset +12 13 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Birmingham +4 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -32 11 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Coventry -2 10 £62,000 +47.61% 1
Kent +8 9 £45,000 -12.40%
Scotland -4 9 £45,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey -26 9 £55,000 +78.86% 1
East Midlands +10 8 £44,000 +0.57%
Northamptonshire - 7 £44,000 -
Cheltenham +3 6 £31,500 +12.50%
Bracknell +3 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedfordshire -6 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire -14 6 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Cirencester - 6 £30,000 -
Bristol -7 5 £26,500 -33.75%
Glasgow -22 5 £45,000 +11.11%
Northampton - 5 £44,000 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 735 (97.22%) Citrix
2 643 (85.05%) XenApp
3 568 (75.13%) Windows
4 547 (72.35%) VMware
5 504 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 410 (54.23%) Active Directory
7 366 (48.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 363 (48.02%) Windows Server
9 243 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 227 (30.03%) ITIL
11 221 (29.23%) MS Exchange
12 217 (28.70%) MS Excel
13 205 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 201 (26.59%) SCCM
15 199 (26.32%) NetScaler
16 195 (25.79%) Cisco
17 186 (24.60%) vSphere
18 182 (24.07%) Hyper-V
19 176 (23.28%) SAN
20 163 (21.56%) Citrix Certification
20 163 (21.56%) Microsoft App-V
21 157 (20.77%) AppSense
22 151 (19.97%) Windows 7
23 138 (18.25%) Finance
24 135 (17.86%) DNS
25 132 (17.46%) SQL Server
26 129 (17.06%) CCA
27 127 (16.80%) XenServer
28 121 (16.01%) Windows Server 2003
29 116 (15.34%) Firewall

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 221 (29.23%) MS Exchange
2 116 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 63 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 48 (6.35%) SharePoint
6 44 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (5.16%) IIS
8 33 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.85%) MTS
11 5 (0.66%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.13%) Apache
15 1 (0.13%) Documentum
15 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 217 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 99 (13.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) assyst
2 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (11.38%) Office 365
2 30 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.46%) SaaS
6 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.93%) IaaS
8 4 (0.53%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (26.32%) NetScaler
2 176 (23.28%) SAN
3 135 (17.86%) DNS
4 116 (15.34%) Firewall
5 109 (14.42%) DHCP
6 77 (10.19%) WAN
7 76 (10.05%) LAN
8 61 (8.07%) VPN
9 57 (7.54%) TCP/IP
10 44 (5.82%) Remote Desktop
11 31 (4.10%) NAS
12 27 (3.57%) VoIP
13 25 (3.31%) LDAP
13 25 (3.31%) Network Security
14 22 (2.91%) iSCSI
15 21 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (2.78%) Wireshark
16 20 (2.65%) PCoIP
17 19 (2.51%) Internet
17 19 (2.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.13%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.79%) MSI
2 4 (0.53%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.40%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 138 (18.25%) Finance
2 32 (4.23%) Banking
3 29 (3.84%) Law
4 18 (2.38%) Advertising
5 17 (2.25%) Publishing
6 9 (1.19%) Legal
6 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.40%) Marketing
8 3 (0.40%) Retail
9 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.26%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (19.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 125 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 119 (15.74%) Analyst
4 101 (13.36%) Support Engineer
5 85 (11.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 85 (11.24%) Consultant
6 56 (7.41%) Citrix Support
7 52 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 51 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 43 (5.69%) Desktop Support
10 42 (5.56%) Technical Support
11 41 (5.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 37 (4.89%) IT Engineer
13 35 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 34 (4.50%) IT Support
15 33 (4.37%) Citrix Consultant
16 32 (4.23%) Administrator
17 31 (4.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 30 (3.97%) Architect
18 30 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.78%) Web Services
2 5 (0.66%) .NET
2 5 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.40%) XMPP
4 3 (0.40%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.66%) Fat Client
1 73 (9.66%) Thin Client
2 58 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 44 (5.82%) Blackberry
5 21 (2.78%) Clustering
6 19 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.51%) Replication
7 17 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.98%) VCE vBlock
9 13 (1.72%) EqualLogic
10 12 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.46%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
11 11 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.32%) iPad
12 10 (1.32%) iPhone
13 9 (1.19%) Handset
14 8 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 568 (75.13%) Windows
2 363 (48.02%) Windows Server
3 243 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 205 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (19.97%) Windows 7
6 121 (16.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (12.96%) Windows 8
8 49 (6.48%) Windows XP
9 44 (5.82%) Linux
10 38 (5.03%) Windows 10
11 27 (3.57%) Android
12 15 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.46%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.79%) Solaris
15 6 (0.79%) VMS
15 6 (0.79%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.66%) Unix
17 4 (0.53%) AIX
18 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (30.03%) ITIL
2 47 (6.22%) Incident Management
2 47 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 43 (5.69%) Presales
4 42 (5.56%) Change Management
5 37 (4.89%) Mentoring
6 36 (4.76%) Application Packaging
7 33 (4.37%) Patch Management
7 33 (4.37%) Project Management
7 33 (4.37%) Service Management
8 31 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (3.70%) High Availability
10 26 (3.44%) Information Security
11 25 (3.31%) Problem Management
12 24 (3.17%) Service Delivery
13 19 (2.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (2.25%) Defect Tracking
15 17 (2.25%) Ticket Management
16 15 (1.98%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (12.30%) PowerShell
2 77 (10.19%) SQL
3 17 (2.25%) VBScript
4 8 (1.06%) VB
5 7 (0.93%) C
5 7 (0.93%) Perl
6 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.40%) C#
6 3 (0.40%) Python
7 2 (0.26%) Ruby
7 2 (0.26%) VBA
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (21.56%) Citrix Certification
2 129 (17.06%) CCA
3 116 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (10.98%) MCSE
5 63 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 42 (5.56%) CCEE
7 40 (5.29%) MCSA
8 28 (3.70%) Degree
9 26 (3.44%) MCP
10 25 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (2.65%) Security Cleared
13 18 (2.38%) CCAA
14 17 (2.25%) SC Cleared
15 16 (2.12%) CCNA
16 13 (1.72%) CCEA
16 13 (1.72%) MCITP
17 9 (1.19%) MOS
18 7 (0.93%) A+ Certification
18 7 (0.93%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.32%) SLA
2 17 (2.25%) COBIT
3 12 (1.59%) QA
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 643 (85.05%) XenApp
2 410 (54.23%) Active Directory
3 366 (48.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 186 (24.60%) vSphere
5 182 (24.07%) Hyper-V
6 163 (21.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 127 (16.80%) XenServer
8 58 (7.67%) Terminal Services
9 44 (5.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 36 (4.76%) VMware ESX
11 34 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (1.98%) Xen
13 7 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.93%) vCloud
14 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.66%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.66%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.66%) NFS
16 3 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 201 (26.59%) SCCM
2 74 (9.79%) SCOM
3 67 (8.86%) XenMobile
4 54 (7.14%) EdgeSight
5 27 (3.57%) Backup Exec
6 13 (1.72%) WSUS
7 12 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.93%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.93%) vRealize
10 6 (0.79%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.66%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.53%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.53%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 735 (97.22%) Citrix
2 547 (72.35%) VMware
3 504 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 195 (25.79%) Cisco
5 157 (20.77%) AppSense
6 110 (14.55%) HP
7 73 (9.66%) NetApp
8 53 (7.01%) Dell
9 41 (5.42%) Apple
10 39 (5.16%) EMC
11 34 (4.50%) Symantec
12 33 (4.37%) IBM
13 23 (3.04%) Veeam
14 21 (2.78%) Avaya
15 17 (2.25%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.12%) BMC
16 16 (2.12%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.12%) Remedy
16 16 (2.12%) Wyse
17 14 (1.85%) Sophos
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car,Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itlab
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itlab
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus profit related bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car, work from home
Posted: 20 days ago