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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 433 408 464
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +56
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 588 724 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.61% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 5.97% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 437 620 396
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,851 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%

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
13106 12133 10851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.82% 10.22% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10729 10164 9065
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £41,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -36 546 £42,500 -5.55% 55
London -45 197 £50,000 +4.16% 19
South East -38 108 £40,000 -11.11% 9
City of London +12 69 £55,000 +14.58% 7
North West +5 64 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East of England +24 59 £47,000 +17.50% 10
Manchester +30 53 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Midlands -16 52 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Surrey +8 43 £29,000 -35.55% 2
Woking +37 33 £23,500 -28.78%
Hertfordshire +1 33 £40,000 -20.00% 6
South West -10 33 £40,000 - 5
Berkshire -26 33 £47,500 - 4
Solihull +21 31 - - 1
Bristol +20 22 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire +16 20 £28,750 -28.12% 1
Hampshire -2 20 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Portsmouth +17 11 £50,000 +5.26%
South Yorkshire +7 11 - -
Sheffield +3 11 - -
Southampton - 11 £50,000 -
Birmingham -18 10 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Reading -7 9 £54,250 +8.50% 2
West Yorkshire -8 9 £28,750 -39.47% 1
East Midlands -19 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Essex +8 8 £50,000 -
Leeds +1 8 £28,750 -39.47% 1
Maidenhead +1 7 £47,500 +111.11% 2

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1117 (96.04%) Citrix
2 955 (82.12%) XenApp
3 896 (77.04%) VMware
4 860 (73.95%) Windows
5 785 (67.50%) Microsoft
6 691 (59.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 666 (57.27%) Active Directory
8 498 (42.82%) MS Exchange
9 396 (34.05%) SAN
10 382 (32.85%) vSphere
11 380 (32.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 377 (32.42%) ITIL
13 363 (31.21%) SCCM
14 344 (29.58%) Hyper-V
15 340 (29.23%) Citrix Certification
16 321 (27.60%) Cisco
17 314 (27.00%) MS Excel
18 289 (24.85%) CCA
19 278 (23.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 277 (23.82%) HP
21 266 (22.87%) Microsoft Certification
21 266 (22.87%) AppSense
22 265 (22.79%) NetScaler
23 262 (22.53%) Exchange Server 2010
23 262 (22.53%) Windows 7
24 260 (22.36%) Microsoft App-V
25 257 (22.10%) DNS
26 256 (22.01%) SQL Server
27 251 (21.58%) DHCP
28 227 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 498 (42.82%) MS Exchange
2 262 (22.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 169 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 140 (12.04%) Lync
5 128 (11.01%) SharePoint
6 121 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 115 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 103 (8.86%) IIS
9 30 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 30 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (0.60%) Apache
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.26%) SAS
13 3 (0.26%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.086%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.086%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 314 (27.00%) MS Excel
2 223 (19.17%) MS Office
3 42 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.086%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.086%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 97 (8.34%) Office 365
2 30 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 18 (1.55%) SaaS
6 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.95%) IaaS
8 5 (0.43%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.086%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 396 (34.05%) SAN
2 265 (22.79%) NetScaler
3 257 (22.10%) DNS
4 251 (21.58%) DHCP
5 196 (16.85%) Firewall
6 159 (13.67%) LAN
7 132 (11.35%) WAN
8 101 (8.68%) TCP/IP
9 99 (8.51%) VoIP
10 92 (7.91%) iSCSI
11 81 (6.96%) Wireless
12 65 (5.59%) NAS
13 60 (5.16%) VPN
14 54 (4.64%) VLAN
15 41 (3.53%) LDAP
16 38 (3.27%) Internet
17 32 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
18 26 (2.24%) Wireshark
19 22 (1.89%) Unified Communications
19 22 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 88 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 25 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.086%) MySQL
8 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (2.06%) MSI
2 9 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.43%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.43%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.086%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.086%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 116 (9.97%) Finance
2 53 (4.56%) Advertising
3 24 (2.06%) Law
4 16 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.03%) Back Office
5 12 (1.03%) Legal
5 12 (1.03%) Marketing
6 11 (0.95%) Banking
7 9 (0.77%) Retail
8 8 (0.69%) Games
9 7 (0.60%) Publishing
9 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.17%) Billing
11 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.086%) Local Government
12 1 (0.086%) Electronics
12 1 (0.086%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.086%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 231 (19.86%) Analyst
2 209 (17.97%) Consultant
3 162 (13.93%) Support Engineer
4 152 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 143 (12.30%) Architect
6 119 (10.23%) Citrix Engineer
7 110 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 99 (8.51%) Support Analyst
9 91 (7.82%) Citrix Architect
10 82 (7.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 73 (6.28%) Technical Support
12 70 (6.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 56 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
14 48 (4.13%) Citrix Consultant
15 45 (3.87%) Senior Consultant
16 43 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
16 43 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
17 42 (3.61%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 42 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
17 42 (3.61%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.18%) Application Packaging
2 24 (2.06%) Web Services
3 19 (1.63%) CGI
4 15 (1.29%) .NET
5 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.60%) ActiveX
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.26%) WSH
8 1 (0.086%) COM
8 1 (0.086%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.44%) Clustering
2 109 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (8.17%) Blackberry
4 59 (5.07%) Thin Client
4 59 (5.07%) Fat Client
5 47 (4.04%) Replication
6 31 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.81%) EqualLogic
9 19 (1.63%) GIS
10 16 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.69%) iPhone
12 8 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.60%) PDA
14 6 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.52%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.43%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 860 (73.95%) Windows
2 380 (32.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 278 (23.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 262 (22.53%) Windows 7
5 227 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 106 (9.11%) Linux
7 76 (6.53%) Windows 8
8 67 (5.76%) Windows XP
9 38 (3.27%) Windows 2000
10 31 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.81%) UNIX
12 14 (1.20%) Debian
13 13 (1.12%) Mac OS
14 12 (1.03%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.03%) Android
15 10 (0.86%) Solaris
16 9 (0.77%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.77%) CentOS
17 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (32.42%) ITIL
2 104 (8.94%) Service Management
3 87 (7.48%) Migration
4 80 (6.88%) Service Delivery
5 76 (6.53%) Project Management
6 60 (5.16%) Mentoring
7 59 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 59 (5.07%) Problem Management
8 42 (3.61%) Change Management
9 38 (3.27%) Incident Management
9 38 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 34 (2.92%) Business Continuity
11 33 (2.84%) Line Management
12 32 (2.75%) Configuration Management
12 32 (2.75%) Project Planning
13 31 (2.67%) ITSM
14 28 (2.41%) Software Deployment
15 27 (2.32%) Business Development
16 26 (2.24%) Time Management
17 25 (2.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 170 (14.62%) SQL
2 123 (10.58%) PowerShell
3 24 (2.06%) VBScript
4 16 (1.38%) VB
5 7 (0.60%) VBA
6 5 (0.43%) C#
7 4 (0.34%) C
8 2 (0.17%) Java
8 2 (0.17%) R
9 1 (0.086%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.086%) Python
9 1 (0.086%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 340 (29.23%) Citrix Certification
2 289 (24.85%) CCA
3 266 (22.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 200 (17.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 199 (17.11%) MCSE
6 155 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 150 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 128 (11.01%) MCP
9 121 (10.40%) CCEE
10 112 (9.63%) MCSA
11 111 (9.54%) Degree
12 98 (8.43%) CCIA
13 80 (6.88%) MCITP
13 80 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
14 59 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
15 56 (4.82%) CCNA
16 41 (3.53%) A+ Certification
16 41 (3.53%) VCP5
17 39 (3.35%) CCAA
18 36 (3.10%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (11.09%) SLA
2 16 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.77%) COBIT
4 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.52%) QA
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.086%) BS25999
System Software
1 955 (82.12%) XenApp
2 691 (59.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 666 (57.27%) Active Directory
4 382 (32.85%) vSphere
5 344 (29.58%) Hyper-V
6 260 (22.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 200 (17.20%) XenServer
8 122 (10.49%) VMware ESX
9 107 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
10 71 (6.10%) Terminal Services
11 68 (5.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 52 (4.47%) vCloud
13 20 (1.72%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (0.95%) DFS Replication
16 10 (0.86%) NFS
17 8 (0.69%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.69%) Xen
17 8 (0.69%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 363 (31.21%) SCCM
2 165 (14.19%) SCOM
3 100 (8.60%) Backup Exec
4 83 (7.14%) XenMobile
5 66 (5.67%) EdgeSight
6 52 (4.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 46 (3.96%) NetBackup
8 36 (3.10%) SCVMM
9 26 (2.24%) WSUS
10 25 (2.15%) Nagios
11 24 (2.06%) Opsview
12 23 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 21 (1.81%) vMotion
14 18 (1.55%) WMI
15 10 (0.86%) HP SIM
15 10 (0.86%) AirWatch
16 9 (0.77%) SCDPM
17 8 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
18 7 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 6 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1117 (96.04%) Citrix
2 896 (77.04%) VMware
3 785 (67.50%) Microsoft
4 321 (27.60%) Cisco
5 277 (23.82%) HP
6 266 (22.87%) AppSense
7 164 (14.10%) NetApp
8 118 (10.15%) Dell
9 116 (9.97%) EMC
10 111 (9.54%) Veeam
11 94 (8.08%) Symantec
12 55 (4.73%) CommVault
13 48 (4.13%) Fujitsu
14 41 (3.53%) Sophos
15 37 (3.18%) 3PAR
16 34 (2.92%) Veritas
17 27 (2.32%) Red Hat
17 27 (2.32%) Oracle
18 24 (2.06%) Computacenter
18 24 (2.06%) Huawei
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + £10,000 bonus paid montly +
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 4 days ago