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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 452 426 460
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 541 584 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.18% 5.38% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 422 484 377
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%

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
12934 10845 10592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.16% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10770 8972 8854
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -7 522 £45,000 -5.26% 64
London -16 190 £50,000 - 23
South East -41 118 £40,000 -15.78% 9
City of London 0 72 £50,000 +2.04% 10
North West 0 64 £35,000 - 7
East of England 0 51 £47,000 +17.50% 8
Manchester +17 46 £35,000 - 5
Surrey -5 39 £30,500 -35.78% 1
Yorkshire 0 35 £27,250 -42.63% 2
Berkshire -21 33 £47,500 -8.65% 4
Hampshire +6 30 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Woking +21 29 £24,000 -46.66% 1
South West -4 25 £38,750 -11.42% 10
West Yorkshire -16 24 £27,500 -40.54% 2
Leeds -9 23 £27,500 -40.54%
West Midlands -41 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire +1 20 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Hemel Hempstead - 18 £50,000 -
Portsmouth -2 16 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Solihull +7 14 - -
Cambridgeshire -20 13 £47,000 +17.50%
Sheffield +2 11 £27,000 -48.57%
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £57,500 +21.05%
South Yorkshire +1 11 £27,000 -48.57%
Cheshire 0 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland -7 11 £40,500 +24.61% 2
Bedfordshire +13 10 £48,750 +21.87%
Bracknell -8 10 £48,750 -8.87% 1
Maidenhead +4 9 £47,500 -
Bristol +1 9 £40,000 +1.91% 5

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1098 (95.48%) Citrix
2 963 (83.74%) XenApp
3 873 (75.91%) Windows
4 829 (72.09%) VMware
5 770 (66.96%) Microsoft
6 658 (57.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 631 (54.87%) Active Directory
8 468 (40.70%) MS Exchange
9 396 (34.43%) SAN
10 383 (33.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 373 (32.43%) vSphere
12 357 (31.04%) Hyper-V
13 342 (29.74%) Citrix Certification
14 318 (27.65%) Cisco
15 317 (27.57%) ITIL
16 315 (27.39%) SCCM
17 314 (27.30%) MS Excel
18 289 (25.13%) NetScaler
19 288 (25.04%) HP
20 271 (23.57%) CCA
21 270 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
22 264 (22.96%) DNS
23 256 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
24 243 (21.13%) DHCP
25 238 (20.70%) SQL Server
26 236 (20.52%) Microsoft App-V
27 229 (19.91%) Windows 7
28 228 (19.83%) Exchange Server 2010
29 216 (18.78%) AppSense
30 213 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 468 (40.70%) MS Exchange
2 228 (19.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 158 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 130 (11.30%) Lync
5 112 (9.74%) SharePoint
5 112 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 110 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 101 (8.78%) IIS
8 29 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (1.91%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (1.04%) Apache
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.35%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.26%) SAS
15 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 314 (27.30%) MS Excel
2 148 (12.87%) MS Office
3 34 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.087%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.087%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.087%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.43%) Office 365
2 13 (1.13%) SaaS
3 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.26%) IaaS
5 3 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 396 (34.43%) SAN
2 289 (25.13%) NetScaler
3 264 (22.96%) DNS
4 243 (21.13%) DHCP
5 197 (17.13%) Firewall
6 153 (13.30%) LAN
7 131 (11.39%) WAN
8 98 (8.52%) TCP/IP
9 89 (7.74%) NAS
9 89 (7.74%) iSCSI
10 84 (7.30%) VoIP
11 80 (6.96%) Wireless
12 57 (4.96%) VPN
13 49 (4.26%) Internet
13 49 (4.26%) VLAN
14 39 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (2.26%) Unified Communications
15 26 (2.26%) Network Security
16 25 (2.17%) LDAP
17 24 (2.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.087%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (2.43%) MSI
2 14 (1.22%) AdminStudio
3 9 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.52%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.087%) WinDbg
General
1 145 (12.61%) Finance
2 37 (3.22%) Banking
3 24 (2.09%) Retail
3 24 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.00%) Advertising
5 16 (1.39%) Law
6 14 (1.22%) Legal
7 10 (0.87%) Back Office
7 10 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.78%) Games
9 3 (0.26%) Publishing
10 2 (0.17%) Billing
10 2 (0.17%) Marketing
10 2 (0.17%) French Language
10 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.087%) Electronics
11 1 (0.087%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.087%) Local Government
11 1 (0.087%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 253 (22.00%) Consultant
2 200 (17.39%) Analyst
3 157 (13.65%) Support Engineer
4 155 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 133 (11.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 109 (9.48%) Architect
7 106 (9.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 101 (8.78%) Support Analyst
9 80 (6.96%) Technical Consultant
10 72 (6.26%) Technical Support
11 68 (5.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 67 (5.83%) Citrix Support
13 59 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
13 59 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 49 (4.26%) Citrix Consultant
15 48 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 48 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
16 47 (4.09%) Citrix Architect
17 45 (3.91%) Citrix Support Engineer
18 39 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.57%) Application Packaging
2 12 (1.04%) Web Services
3 10 (0.87%) .NET
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (0.26%) WSH
6 2 (0.17%) LINQ
7 1 (0.087%) COM
7 1 (0.087%) CSS
7 1 (0.087%) HTML
7 1 (0.087%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.04%) Clustering
2 83 (7.22%) Blackberry
3 74 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 48 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 47 (4.09%) Replication
6 41 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.13%) EqualLogic
10 13 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.96%) User Experience
11 11 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.52%) iPhone
13 6 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.43%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.43%) CLARiiON
14 5 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 873 (75.91%) Windows
2 383 (33.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 270 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 229 (19.91%) Windows 7
5 213 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 117 (10.17%) Linux
7 85 (7.39%) Windows 8
8 75 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 35 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 26 (2.26%) UNIX
12 19 (1.65%) Solaris
13 14 (1.22%) AIX
14 13 (1.13%) Windows Vista
15 12 (1.04%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.87%) Debian
17 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.70%) Android
18 8 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (27.57%) ITIL
2 118 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 72 (6.26%) Migration
4 67 (5.83%) Project Management
5 59 (5.13%) Service Management
6 58 (5.04%) Problem Management
7 57 (4.96%) Mentoring
8 47 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 46 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 38 (3.30%) Change Management
11 35 (3.04%) Line Management
12 33 (2.87%) Business Continuity
13 32 (2.78%) Configuration Management
14 27 (2.35%) ITIL V3
15 26 (2.26%) Incident Management
16 23 (2.00%) Software Deployment
17 22 (1.91%) PRINCE2
18 21 (1.83%) Information Security
19 19 (1.65%) Time Management
20 18 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 181 (15.74%) SQL
2 156 (13.57%) PowerShell
3 44 (3.83%) VBScript
4 15 (1.30%) VB
5 6 (0.52%) Java
6 5 (0.43%) C#
7 3 (0.26%) C++
7 3 (0.26%) C
8 2 (0.17%) R
9 1 (0.087%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.087%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.087%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.087%) VB6
Qualifications
1 342 (29.74%) Citrix Certification
2 271 (23.57%) CCA
3 256 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 210 (18.26%) MCSE
5 201 (17.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 130 (11.30%) MCP
7 127 (11.04%) CCEE
8 107 (9.30%) MCSA
9 103 (8.96%) Degree
9 103 (8.96%) CCIA
10 98 (8.52%) Security Cleared
11 92 (8.00%) SC Cleared
12 81 (7.04%) MCITP
13 63 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
14 60 (5.22%) CCEA
15 52 (4.52%) CCAA
16 49 (4.26%) VCP5
17 41 (3.57%) CCNA
18 38 (3.30%) VCP4
19 36 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (10.61%) SLA
2 13 (1.13%) QA
3 11 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) BS25999
System Software
1 963 (83.74%) XenApp
2 658 (57.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 631 (54.87%) Active Directory
4 373 (32.43%) vSphere
5 357 (31.04%) Hyper-V
6 236 (20.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 209 (18.17%) XenServer
8 123 (10.70%) VMware ESX
9 109 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
10 61 (5.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 60 (5.22%) vCloud
12 39 (3.39%) Terminal Services
13 18 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
14 17 (1.48%) UAG
15 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (1.30%) ISA Server
17 13 (1.13%) NFS
18 10 (0.87%) DFS Replication
18 10 (0.87%) Xen
19 7 (0.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 315 (27.39%) SCCM
2 132 (11.48%) SCOM
3 128 (11.13%) XenMobile
4 96 (8.35%) Backup Exec
5 55 (4.78%) EdgeSight
6 54 (4.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 44 (3.83%) NetBackup
8 42 (3.65%) WSUS
9 32 (2.78%) SCVMM
10 25 (2.17%) WMI
11 23 (2.00%) Nagios
12 22 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 22 (1.91%) Opsview
13 16 (1.39%) HP SIM
14 10 (0.87%) OpenView
14 10 (0.87%) SCDPM
14 10 (0.87%) AppDNA
15 9 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1098 (95.48%) Citrix
2 829 (72.09%) VMware
3 770 (66.96%) Microsoft
4 318 (27.65%) Cisco
5 288 (25.04%) HP
6 216 (18.78%) AppSense
7 176 (15.30%) NetApp
8 153 (13.30%) EMC
9 105 (9.13%) Dell
10 99 (8.61%) Symantec
11 90 (7.83%) Veeam
12 45 (3.91%) CommVault
13 43 (3.74%) Oracle
14 40 (3.48%) Fujitsu
15 36 (3.13%) Veritas
15 36 (3.13%) Red Hat
16 32 (2.78%) Sophos
17 31 (2.70%) IBM
18 30 (2.61%) 3PAR
19 25 (2.17%) Apple
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + range of flexible bens.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: £40 - £50k package to include car or car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago