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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 470 457 398
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -59
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 539 496 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.36% 4.68% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 486 412 570
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%

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
12364 10606 11846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 9.88% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10243 9034 10136
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 2014. 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 -3 518 £45,000 -5.26% 74
London 0 207 £52,500 +3.44% 26
South East -38 104 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Midlands +24 79 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West +26 76 £33,000 -26.66% 12
City of London +7 72 £51,250 +2.50% 10
Yorkshire -14 57 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Berkshire +19 56 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Manchester +29 52 £33,000 -26.66% 9
South Yorkshire +27 43 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Sheffield +17 43 £42,000 -6.66% 1
East of England -30 41 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Birmingham -6 38 £42,000 -11.57% 5
Reading +10 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -18 31 £45,000 -
Leeds -23 30 £45,000 -
Coventry +14 21 £38,500 +18.46%
Hertfordshire 0 20 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cheshire -4 18 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Warrington -7 18 £36,000 - 1
Surrey -30 18 £35,500 -19.31% 5
East Midlands -7 14 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Watford -1 12 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Cambridgeshire -25 12 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -29 12 £31,174 -30.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -30 12 £50,000 +21.21% 3
North Yorkshire -4 11 £42,000 -11.57%
Scotland -13 8 £50,000 -0.99%
South West -29 8 £42,500 +26.86% 6
Sidcup - 8 £52,500 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1133 (97.09%) Citrix
2 934 (80.03%) XenApp
3 863 (73.95%) Windows
4 746 (63.92%) Microsoft
5 713 (61.10%) VMware
6 644 (55.18%) Active Directory
7 545 (46.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 396 (33.93%) MS Exchange
9 393 (33.68%) Hyper-V
10 349 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 331 (28.36%) SCCM
12 314 (26.91%) SAN
13 312 (26.74%) Citrix Certification
14 295 (25.28%) Cisco
14 295 (25.28%) MS Excel
15 276 (23.65%) XenServer
16 264 (22.62%) Microsoft App-V
17 257 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 257 (22.02%) NetScaler
18 254 (21.77%) vSphere
19 246 (21.08%) ITIL
20 243 (20.82%) HP
20 243 (20.82%) Windows Server 2003
21 241 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
22 235 (20.14%) DNS
23 234 (20.05%) Exchange Server 2010
24 224 (19.19%) Firewall
25 217 (18.59%) CCA
26 215 (18.42%) Windows 7
27 207 (17.74%) NetApp

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 396 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 234 (20.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 137 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 97 (8.31%) Lync
5 93 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 88 (7.54%) IIS
6 88 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (5.14%) SharePoint
8 44 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.11%) Apache
10 13 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.03%) SAS
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 295 (25.28%) MS Excel
2 88 (7.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.086%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.086%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.94%) Office 365
2 19 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) PaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 314 (26.91%) SAN
2 257 (22.02%) NetScaler
3 235 (20.14%) DNS
4 224 (19.19%) Firewall
5 182 (15.60%) DHCP
6 108 (9.25%) LAN
6 108 (9.25%) WAN
7 94 (8.05%) NAS
8 89 (7.63%) TCP/IP
9 76 (6.51%) iSCSI
10 55 (4.71%) Wireless
11 42 (3.60%) VLAN
12 40 (3.43%) VPN
13 35 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
14 27 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (2.14%) MPLS
17 23 (1.97%) Network Security
18 22 (1.89%) VoIP
19 18 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.77%) MySQL
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.26%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.17%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.17%) DB2
9 2 (0.17%) OLAP
9 2 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (4.28%) MSI
2 38 (3.26%) AdminStudio
3 28 (2.40%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.086%) JIRA
4 1 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.086%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 132 (11.31%) Finance
2 44 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.26%) Law
4 35 (3.00%) Banking
5 28 (2.40%) Legal
6 27 (2.31%) Retail
7 9 (0.77%) Advertising
8 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.51%) Back Office
9 6 (0.51%) Marketing
10 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.34%) Electronics
10 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.086%) Games
11 1 (0.086%) Local Government
11 1 (0.086%) Billing
11 1 (0.086%) German Language
Job Titles
1 247 (21.17%) Consultant
2 174 (14.91%) Support Engineer
3 147 (12.60%) 3rd Line Support
4 133 (11.40%) Analyst
5 108 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 108 (9.25%) Citrix Engineer
6 105 (9.00%) Citrix Consultant
7 90 (7.71%) Architect
8 68 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
8 68 (5.83%) Citrix Support
9 63 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 58 (4.97%) Support Analyst
11 50 (4.28%) Citrix Specialist
12 47 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 43 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
14 42 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 40 (3.43%) Citrix Support Engineer
16 39 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
17 38 (3.26%) Microsoft Consultant
18 37 (3.17%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (6.60%) Application Packaging
2 16 (1.37%) COM
3 13 (1.11%) Web Services
4 9 (0.77%) LAMP
5 6 (0.51%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.34%) .NET
7 2 (0.17%) LINQ
7 2 (0.17%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.086%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.66%) Clustering
2 44 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 37 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 37 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 37 (3.17%) Fat Client
4 31 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.31%) Replication
6 21 (1.80%) EqualLogic
6 21 (1.80%) FlexPod
7 18 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 16 (1.37%) CLARiiON
9 11 (0.94%) PKI
10 10 (0.86%) Celerra
10 10 (0.86%) Statistics
10 10 (0.86%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.77%) iPad
12 8 (0.69%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.60%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.51%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 863 (73.95%) Windows
2 349 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 243 (20.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 241 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 215 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 90 (7.71%) Linux
7 86 (7.37%) Windows 8
8 65 (5.57%) Windows XP
9 28 (2.40%) UNIX
10 26 (2.23%) Solaris
11 20 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.54%) Windows Vista
13 17 (1.46%) AIX
14 13 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.11%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.94%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.69%) Android
17 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.17%) zOS
18 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (21.08%) ITIL
2 101 (8.65%) Migration
3 90 (7.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 54 (4.63%) Service Delivery
5 50 (4.28%) Project Management
6 47 (4.03%) Service Management
7 40 (3.43%) Configuration Management
8 36 (3.08%) Load Balancing
9 32 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
10 31 (2.66%) Problem Management
11 28 (2.40%) Incident Management
12 27 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
13 26 (2.23%) Time Management
14 23 (1.97%) Mentoring
14 23 (1.97%) PRINCE2
15 20 (1.71%) Compatibility Testing
15 20 (1.71%) Change Control
16 19 (1.63%) Technical Architecture
17 18 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 177 (15.17%) SQL
2 139 (11.91%) PowerShell
3 82 (7.03%) VBScript
4 74 (6.34%) VB
5 16 (1.37%) C#
6 14 (1.20%) C
7 13 (1.11%) C++
8 9 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.43%) Java
9 5 (0.43%) Perl
10 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.17%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 312 (26.74%) Citrix Certification
2 257 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 217 (18.59%) CCA
4 202 (17.31%) MCSE
5 149 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 120 (10.28%) MCITP
7 84 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
8 83 (7.11%) CCEE
9 79 (6.77%) CCNA
10 62 (5.31%) MCSA
11 61 (5.23%) Security Cleared
12 58 (4.97%) CCIA
13 57 (4.88%) MCTS
13 57 (4.88%) CCEA
14 50 (4.28%) MCP
14 50 (4.28%) SC Cleared
15 48 (4.11%) Degree
16 43 (3.68%) CCAA
17 36 (3.08%) NCDA
18 31 (2.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.91%) SLA
2 23 (1.97%) QA
3 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 934 (80.03%) XenApp
2 644 (55.18%) Active Directory
3 545 (46.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 393 (33.68%) Hyper-V
5 276 (23.65%) XenServer
6 264 (22.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 254 (21.77%) vSphere
8 120 (10.28%) VMware ESX
9 58 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 28 (2.40%) vCloud
12 27 (2.31%) UAG
13 23 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
14 18 (1.54%) IAG
14 18 (1.54%) ISA Server
15 17 (1.46%) MetaFrame
15 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 16 (1.37%) VMware Server
17 15 (1.29%) Terminal Services
18 14 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 331 (28.36%) SCCM
2 77 (6.60%) WSUS
3 73 (6.26%) SCOM
4 62 (5.31%) XenMobile
5 61 (5.23%) Backup Exec
6 53 (4.54%) AppDNA
7 42 (3.60%) NetBackup
8 34 (2.91%) SCVMM
9 30 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 15 (1.29%) HP SIM
11 15 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (0.86%) Cacti
14 8 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.69%) Foglight
15 7 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
16 5 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1133 (97.09%) Citrix
2 746 (63.92%) Microsoft
3 713 (61.10%) VMware
4 295 (25.28%) Cisco
5 243 (20.82%) HP
6 207 (17.74%) NetApp
7 189 (16.20%) AppSense
8 129 (11.05%) EMC
9 93 (7.97%) Dell
10 91 (7.80%) Symantec
11 59 (5.06%) Veeam
12 51 (4.37%) IBM
13 46 (3.94%) Oracle
14 33 (2.83%) CheckPoint
15 32 (2.74%) SolarWinds
16 31 (2.66%) WatchGuard
17 30 (2.57%) Red Hat
18 29 (2.49%) Apple
19 28 (2.40%) Juniper
19 28 (2.40%) Fujitsu
London
Stott & May
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £6k car allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £7,200 + 10% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + Pension, Training, Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 3 days ago