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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 449 436 476
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 557 663 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 4.53% 5.40% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 430 573 399
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
12301 12269 10611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.51% 10.39% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10145 10376 8946
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,154
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -0.38%
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 £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -11 499 £42,500 -5.55% 65
London -24 181 £50,000 +4.16% 16
South East -36 101 £40,000 -15.78% 12
City of London +28 64 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +27 59 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands +6 57 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North West -4 52 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Manchester +21 45 £32,500 -21.21% 12
Hertfordshire +16 43 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Surrey +9 39 £32,500 -27.77% 7
Berkshire -27 29 £47,500 - 3
Woking +33 25 £22,500 -32.83% 1
South West +4 25 £40,000 +34.45% 2
Solihull +22 24 - -
Bristol - 16 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +16 13 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Hampshire -13 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Birmingham -14 12 £38,500 -12.00% 5
Herefordshire +6 11 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands -20 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Southampton +12 10 £50,000 +76.99%
Yorkshire -17 10 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Reading -17 9 £54,250 +14.21% 1
West Sussex +5 8 £51,750 +53.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £47,500 - 1
Wales +11 7 £53,500 +51.76% 2
Portsmouth +10 7 £50,000 +34.22%
Kent +4 7 £51,875 +22.05% 2
South Yorkshire -4 7 - -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1065 (95.52%) Citrix
2 907 (81.35%) XenApp
3 845 (75.78%) VMware
4 801 (71.84%) Windows
5 741 (66.46%) Microsoft
6 639 (57.31%) Active Directory
7 624 (55.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 424 (38.03%) MS Exchange
9 380 (34.08%) ITIL
10 364 (32.65%) SCCM
11 355 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 350 (31.39%) vSphere
13 348 (31.21%) SAN
14 319 (28.61%) Cisco
15 310 (27.80%) Citrix Certification
16 308 (27.62%) Hyper-V
17 304 (27.26%) MS Excel
18 269 (24.13%) CCA
19 264 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
20 251 (22.51%) SQL Server
20 251 (22.51%) Microsoft App-V
21 249 (22.33%) HP
22 248 (22.24%) AppSense
23 245 (21.97%) Windows 7
24 243 (21.79%) DNS
25 234 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
26 232 (20.81%) DHCP
27 229 (20.54%) NetScaler
28 228 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
29 218 (19.55%) MS Office

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 424 (38.03%) MS Exchange
2 234 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 149 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 124 (11.12%) SharePoint
5 109 (9.78%) Lync
6 108 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 105 (9.42%) IIS
8 101 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 32 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.63%) Apache
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.090%) SAS
15 1 (0.090%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.090%) MTS
15 1 (0.090%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 304 (27.26%) MS Excel
2 218 (19.55%) MS Office
3 35 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Summit
2 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.090%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.090%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 102 (9.15%) Office 365
2 38 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
2 38 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (2.69%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.70%) SaaS
5 13 (1.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.090%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 348 (31.21%) SAN
2 243 (21.79%) DNS
3 232 (20.81%) DHCP
4 229 (20.54%) NetScaler
5 177 (15.87%) Firewall
6 163 (14.62%) LAN
7 137 (12.29%) WAN
8 88 (7.89%) VoIP
8 88 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 83 (7.44%) iSCSI
10 75 (6.73%) VPN
11 68 (6.10%) Wireless
12 57 (5.11%) NAS
13 52 (4.66%) VLAN
14 48 (4.30%) LDAP
15 29 (2.60%) Internet
16 27 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
17 24 (2.15%) Wireshark
18 22 (1.97%) IPv4
19 21 (1.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (22.51%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 30 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.090%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.79%) MSI
2 9 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.63%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.45%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.18%) FogBugz
5 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.18%) JIRA
5 2 (0.18%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.090%) WinDbg
General
1 114 (10.22%) Finance
2 62 (5.56%) Advertising
3 27 (2.42%) Law
4 24 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.52%) Legal
6 16 (1.43%) Marketing
7 14 (1.26%) Banking
8 13 (1.17%) Back Office
9 10 (0.90%) Publishing
10 9 (0.81%) Retail
11 8 (0.72%) Games
12 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.18%) Billing
15 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 225 (20.18%) Analyst
2 186 (16.68%) Consultant
3 142 (12.74%) Architect
4 140 (12.56%) Support Engineer
5 128 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 102 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 97 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
8 94 (8.43%) Support Analyst
9 88 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 88 (7.89%) Citrix Architect
10 67 (6.01%) Technical Support
11 62 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 53 (4.75%) Citrix Consultant
13 48 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
14 46 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
15 40 (3.59%) Desktop Support
16 39 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
17 38 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 37 (3.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 35 (3.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.68%) Application Packaging
2 38 (3.41%) Web Services
3 19 (1.70%) CGI
4 16 (1.43%) .NET
5 9 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.81%) ActiveX
6 5 (0.45%) COM
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.090%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 117 (10.49%) Clustering
3 106 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (7.98%) Blackberry
5 65 (5.83%) Thin Client
5 65 (5.83%) Fat Client
6 42 (3.77%) Replication
7 34 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.70%) GIS
8 19 (1.70%) EqualLogic
9 15 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.63%) PDA
15 6 (0.54%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.54%) BYOD
15 6 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 801 (71.84%) Windows
2 355 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 245 (21.97%) Windows 7
5 214 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (9.24%) Linux
7 78 (7.00%) Windows 8
8 57 (5.11%) Windows XP
9 38 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (3.23%) Windows 2000
11 24 (2.15%) UNIX
12 15 (1.35%) Android
13 14 (1.26%) Debian
14 12 (1.08%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.81%) CentOS
17 8 (0.72%) Solaris
18 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
19 5 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (34.08%) ITIL
2 116 (10.40%) Service Management
3 87 (7.80%) Migration
4 75 (6.73%) Project Management
5 59 (5.29%) Service Delivery
5 59 (5.29%) Patch Management
6 57 (5.11%) Mentoring
7 54 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 51 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 45 (4.04%) Incident Management
10 43 (3.86%) Change Management
11 35 (3.14%) Business Continuity
12 34 (3.05%) Project Planning
13 31 (2.78%) Line Management
14 30 (2.69%) ITSM
15 27 (2.42%) Business Development
15 27 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (2.33%) Configuration Management
17 25 (2.24%) Information Security
18 23 (2.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 172 (15.43%) SQL
2 121 (10.85%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.06%) VBScript
4 18 (1.61%) VB
5 9 (0.81%) VBA
6 8 (0.72%) C
7 5 (0.45%) C#
8 3 (0.27%) Python
8 3 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.18%) R
9 2 (0.18%) Ruby
9 2 (0.18%) Java
10 1 (0.090%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 310 (27.80%) Citrix Certification
2 269 (24.13%) CCA
3 228 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 165 (14.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 161 (14.44%) MCSE
6 148 (13.27%) Security Cleared
7 141 (12.65%) SC Cleared
8 108 (9.69%) Degree
9 105 (9.42%) CCEE
10 97 (8.70%) MCP
11 90 (8.07%) MCSA
12 76 (6.82%) CCIA
12 76 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
13 70 (6.28%) MCITP
14 59 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
15 57 (5.11%) CCNA
16 34 (3.05%) A+ Certification
17 33 (2.96%) VCP5
18 31 (2.78%) CCAA
19 22 (1.97%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (10.22%) SLA
2 17 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.08%) COBIT
4 8 (0.72%) QA
5 6 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.090%) BS25999
System Software
1 907 (81.35%) XenApp
2 639 (57.31%) Active Directory
3 624 (55.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 350 (31.39%) vSphere
5 308 (27.62%) Hyper-V
6 251 (22.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 187 (16.77%) XenServer
8 105 (9.42%) VMware ESX
9 92 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
10 74 (6.64%) Terminal Services
11 69 (6.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 54 (4.84%) vCloud
13 21 (1.88%) Terminal Server
14 13 (1.17%) DFS Replication
14 13 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.81%) Xen
16 8 (0.72%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.72%) NFS
17 7 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
18 5 (0.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 364 (32.65%) SCCM
2 170 (15.25%) SCOM
3 81 (7.26%) Backup Exec
4 66 (5.92%) XenMobile
5 65 (5.83%) EdgeSight
6 45 (4.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 40 (3.59%) NetBackup
8 36 (3.23%) SCVMM
9 30 (2.69%) WSUS
10 21 (1.88%) vMotion
11 20 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 20 (1.79%) Nagios
12 19 (1.70%) Opsview
13 12 (1.08%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.90%) WMI
15 7 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.63%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 6 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 5 (0.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1065 (95.52%) Citrix
2 845 (75.78%) VMware
3 741 (66.46%) Microsoft
4 319 (28.61%) Cisco
5 249 (22.33%) HP
6 248 (22.24%) AppSense
7 164 (14.71%) NetApp
8 108 (9.69%) Dell
9 98 (8.79%) Veeam
10 80 (7.17%) EMC
10 80 (7.17%) Symantec
11 49 (4.39%) CommVault
12 45 (4.04%) Fujitsu
13 44 (3.95%) 3PAR
14 39 (3.50%) Sophos
15 32 (2.87%) Veritas
15 32 (2.87%) Red Hat
15 32 (2.87%) Oracle
16 25 (2.24%) Computacenter
17 20 (1.79%) Riverbed
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent salary + 20% variable + ex
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent salary + up to 20% variabl
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott and May
Salary: £35k - £55k Per Annum + car allowance £5k - £6k
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Shift All Bonus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brampton Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health + life
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago