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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 557 478 466
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 366 548 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 4.32% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 295 493 447
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £31,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%

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
12012 12699 10966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.97% 10.86% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9986 10508 9348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -111 321 £44,750 -0.55% 37
London -53 109 £55,000 +10.00% 13
South East -40 79 £47,500 - 9
East of England +8 46 £43,500 +2.35% 4
North West -34 38 £38,750 +17.42% 4
City of London -21 33 £55,000 +1.85% 2
Manchester -11 32 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hertfordshire -3 30 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +9 26 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Berkshire -29 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -59 20 £40,000 +1.58% 2
West Sussex +16 13 £58,500 +30.00% 1
Woking +18 12 £28,000 -16.41% 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 11 - -
Crawley 0 11 £58,500 +30.00% 1
South West -7 11 £33,500 +21.81% 2
Scotland +16 10 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Reading -10 10 £60,000 +11.62%
Yorkshire -40 10 £37,000 -11.90% 2
Southampton +6 9 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Leeds -6 9 £39,500 -5.95% 2
West Yorkshire -13 9 £39,500 -5.95% 2
Hampshire -13 9 £37,500 +19.62% 3
Birmingham -34 8 £36,250 -13.69% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Bedfordshire -3 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Shropshire - 6 £38,250 -
Telford - 6 £38,250 -
Cambridge +10 5 £43,500 +14.47%
Edinburgh -1 5 £35,000 -36.36% 1

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 909 (95.28%) Citrix
2 758 (79.45%) XenApp
3 725 (76.00%) VMware
4 652 (68.34%) Windows
5 607 (63.63%) Microsoft
6 532 (55.77%) Active Directory
7 523 (54.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 340 (35.64%) MS Exchange
9 335 (35.12%) ITIL
10 289 (30.29%) SCCM
11 282 (29.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 270 (28.30%) Cisco
13 263 (27.57%) vSphere
14 250 (26.21%) SAN
15 248 (26.00%) Citrix Certification
16 227 (23.79%) MS Excel
17 223 (23.38%) Hyper-V
18 218 (22.85%) Windows Server 2012
19 215 (22.54%) AppSense
20 205 (21.49%) CCA
21 202 (21.17%) Microsoft App-V
22 198 (20.75%) NetScaler
23 196 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
24 192 (20.13%) SQL Server
25 190 (19.92%) DNS
26 185 (19.39%) Windows 7
27 181 (18.97%) MS Office
28 180 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
29 179 (18.76%) HP
29 179 (18.76%) DHCP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 340 (35.64%) MS Exchange
2 196 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 94 (9.85%) SharePoint
5 88 (9.22%) Lync
6 86 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 85 (8.91%) IIS
8 78 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.73%) Apache
13 5 (0.52%) MTS
14 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 227 (23.79%) MS Excel
2 181 (18.97%) MS Office
3 17 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 96 (10.06%) Office 365
2 45 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (3.46%) Amazon S3
4 32 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.47%) SaaS
6 13 (1.36%) IaaS
7 12 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
10 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 250 (26.21%) SAN
2 198 (20.75%) NetScaler
3 190 (19.92%) DNS
4 179 (18.76%) DHCP
5 141 (14.78%) LAN
6 139 (14.57%) Firewall
7 119 (12.47%) WAN
8 73 (7.65%) TCP/IP
9 69 (7.23%) iSCSI
10 66 (6.92%) VPN
11 62 (6.50%) VoIP
12 46 (4.82%) VLAN
13 40 (4.19%) LDAP
13 40 (4.19%) Wireless
14 39 (4.09%) NAS
15 20 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (1.99%) IPv4
17 18 (1.89%) MPLS
18 17 (1.78%) Wireshark
19 16 (1.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 18 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (1.89%) MSI
2 10 (1.05%) AdminStudio
3 7 (0.73%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.52%) Bugzilla
4 5 (0.52%) JIRA
4 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.52%) FogBugz
5 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (9.96%) Finance
2 56 (5.87%) Advertising
3 27 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.62%) Law
5 20 (2.10%) Back Office
6 18 (1.89%) Publishing
6 18 (1.89%) Marketing
7 16 (1.68%) Legal
8 14 (1.47%) Banking
9 11 (1.15%) Retail
10 7 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.52%) Electronics
12 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 182 (19.08%) Analyst
2 134 (14.05%) Consultant
3 121 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 120 (12.58%) Architect
5 100 (10.48%) Support Engineer
6 88 (9.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 80 (8.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 76 (7.97%) Citrix Engineer
9 72 (7.55%) Support Analyst
10 65 (6.81%) Citrix Architect
11 58 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 47 (4.93%) Citrix Consultant
13 45 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
14 44 (4.61%) Technical Support
15 43 (4.51%) Desktop Support
16 37 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
16 37 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
17 35 (3.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 32 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 30 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.51%) Web Services
2 39 (4.09%) Application Packaging
3 19 (1.99%) CGI
4 10 (1.05%) .NET
5 9 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.94%) ActiveX
6 5 (0.52%) COM
7 3 (0.31%) Middleware
8 2 (0.21%) XMPP
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.90%) Data Centre
2 89 (9.33%) Clustering
3 86 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (6.60%) Fat Client
4 63 (6.60%) Thin Client
5 62 (6.50%) Blackberry
6 36 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 30 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.20%) EqualLogic
9 19 (1.99%) Replication
9 19 (1.99%) GIS
10 18 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
11 12 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.05%) BYOD
14 7 (0.73%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.73%) iSeries
15 6 (0.63%) HP Storage
15 6 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 652 (68.34%) Windows
2 282 (29.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 218 (22.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (19.39%) Windows 7
5 180 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 96 (10.06%) Linux
7 54 (5.66%) Windows 8
8 37 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 27 (2.83%) Windows 2000
11 24 (2.52%) UNIX
12 18 (1.89%) Android
13 12 (1.26%) Debian
14 11 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.84%) CentOS
16 6 (0.63%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (35.12%) ITIL
2 108 (11.32%) Service Management
3 80 (8.39%) Project Management
4 76 (7.97%) Migration
5 50 (5.24%) Problem Management
6 49 (5.14%) Patch Management
7 46 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (4.40%) Change Management
8 42 (4.40%) Incident Management
9 41 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 38 (3.98%) Service Delivery
11 30 (3.14%) ITSM
11 30 (3.14%) Business Development
12 27 (2.83%) Project Planning
13 22 (2.31%) PRINCE2
14 21 (2.20%) Business Continuity
14 21 (2.20%) TOGAF
14 21 (2.20%) Time Management
15 20 (2.10%) Operations Management
15 20 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (13.84%) SQL
2 82 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.20%) VBScript
4 17 (1.78%) VB
5 9 (0.94%) VBA
5 9 (0.94%) C
6 7 (0.73%) Python
7 6 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.52%) Ruby
9 2 (0.21%) C#
10 1 (0.10%) Java
10 1 (0.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 248 (26.00%) Citrix Certification
2 205 (21.49%) CCA
3 178 (18.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 136 (14.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 110 (11.53%) MCSE
6 106 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 102 (10.69%) SC Cleared
8 91 (9.54%) Degree
9 82 (8.60%) CCEE
10 65 (6.81%) MCITP
11 63 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
12 55 (5.77%) MCSA
13 51 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
14 50 (5.24%) MCP
15 42 (4.40%) CCIA
16 39 (4.09%) CCNA
17 23 (2.41%) VCP5
18 21 (2.20%) A+ Certification
19 17 (1.78%) CCEA
19 17 (1.78%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.86%) SLA
2 14 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.36%) COBIT
4 8 (0.84%) QA
5 7 (0.73%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) GxP
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 758 (79.45%) XenApp
2 532 (55.77%) Active Directory
3 523 (54.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 263 (27.57%) vSphere
5 223 (23.38%) Hyper-V
6 202 (21.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 165 (17.30%) XenServer
8 90 (9.43%) VMware ESX
9 75 (7.86%) Terminal Services
10 61 (6.39%) VMware ESXi
11 56 (5.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 40 (4.19%) vCloud
13 20 (2.10%) Terminal Server
14 8 (0.84%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.84%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.63%) Xen
15 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 289 (30.29%) SCCM
2 115 (12.05%) SCOM
3 51 (5.35%) EdgeSight
4 49 (5.14%) Backup Exec
5 45 (4.72%) XenMobile
6 31 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (2.94%) NetBackup
8 24 (2.52%) WSUS
9 17 (1.78%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.47%) vMotion
11 12 (1.26%) AirWatch
12 10 (1.05%) Opsview
12 10 (1.05%) Nagios
13 8 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (0.31%) AppDNA
15 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Intune
16 2 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 909 (95.28%) Citrix
2 725 (76.00%) VMware
3 607 (63.63%) Microsoft
4 270 (28.30%) Cisco
5 215 (22.54%) AppSense
6 179 (18.76%) HP
7 133 (13.94%) NetApp
8 71 (7.44%) Dell
9 68 (7.13%) Veeam
10 52 (5.45%) 3PAR
10 52 (5.45%) EMC
11 51 (5.35%) Symantec
12 31 (3.25%) Sophos
13 27 (2.83%) Red Hat
14 26 (2.73%) CommVault
15 24 (2.52%) Oracle
15 24 (2.52%) Veritas
15 24 (2.52%) Computacenter
16 23 (2.41%) Fujitsu
17 19 (1.99%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k - 48k per year + car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, pension, cake, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 9 days ago