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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 510 461 462
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +1
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 439 580 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 3.62% 4.65% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 351 518 443
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
12133 12465 10999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.09% 10.60% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10042 10417 9363
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 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 7 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 -78 393 £42,500 -5.55% 39
London -37 119 £55,000 +15.78% 18
South East -8 100 £41,000 -13.68% 8
East of England +12 57 £40,000 - 1
North West -10 48 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Manchester +7 41 £37,500 +13.63% 4
City of London +2 40 £55,000 +7.31% 4
Hertfordshire +16 39 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey +8 39 £32,500 -27.77% 4
West Midlands -42 39 £40,000 - 2
Woking +28 25 £22,500 -32.83% 1
Berkshire -34 23 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 13 £40,000 -30.43%
South West -10 13 £35,000 +29.62%
West Sussex - 13 £58,500 -
Southampton +3 12 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Hampshire -17 12 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Crawley - 11 £58,500 -
Solihull +17 10 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £45,250 +20.66%
Scotland +13 9 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Birmingham -43 9 £35,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire -30 8 £37,000 -11.90% 2
Shropshire - 8 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £47,500 -
Telford - 8 £40,000 -
Kent +7 7 £51,875 +33.38%
Bedfordshire +6 7 £47,500 +35.71%
Herefordshire -2 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Reading -15 7 £47,750 -4.50% 1

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 1000 (95.42%) Citrix
2 837 (79.87%) XenApp
3 794 (75.76%) VMware
4 725 (69.18%) Windows
5 679 (64.79%) Microsoft
6 593 (56.58%) Active Directory
7 573 (54.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 388 (37.02%) MS Exchange
9 361 (34.45%) ITIL
10 326 (31.11%) SCCM
11 313 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 310 (29.58%) vSphere
13 304 (29.01%) Cisco
14 300 (28.63%) SAN
15 272 (25.95%) Citrix Certification
16 262 (25.00%) MS Excel
17 260 (24.81%) Hyper-V
18 243 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 230 (21.95%) CCA
20 228 (21.76%) AppSense
21 226 (21.56%) Exchange Server 2010
22 225 (21.47%) Microsoft App-V
23 223 (21.28%) SQL Server
24 220 (20.99%) Windows 7
25 218 (20.80%) DNS
26 216 (20.61%) HP
27 213 (20.32%) NetScaler
28 211 (20.13%) DHCP
29 208 (19.85%) Microsoft Certification
30 203 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 388 (37.02%) MS Exchange
2 226 (21.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 135 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 110 (10.50%) SharePoint
5 103 (9.83%) Lync
6 98 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 93 (8.87%) IIS
7 93 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
10 17 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.67%) Apache
12 2 (0.19%) MTS
12 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.095%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.095%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.095%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.095%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.095%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 262 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 201 (19.18%) MS Office
3 26 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.29%) Summit
4 1 (0.095%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.095%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 100 (9.54%) Office 365
2 42 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.15%) Amazon S3
4 32 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.62%) SaaS
6 13 (1.24%) IaaS
7 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 300 (28.63%) SAN
2 218 (20.80%) DNS
3 213 (20.32%) NetScaler
4 211 (20.13%) DHCP
5 161 (15.36%) Firewall
6 158 (15.08%) LAN
7 135 (12.88%) WAN
8 90 (8.59%) TCP/IP
9 77 (7.35%) iSCSI
10 76 (7.25%) VPN
11 74 (7.06%) VoIP
12 56 (5.34%) Wireless
13 52 (4.96%) NAS
14 48 (4.58%) VLAN
15 44 (4.20%) LDAP
16 25 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (2.00%) IPv4
18 20 (1.91%) Internet
19 18 (1.72%) Wireshark
20 16 (1.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 24 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.095%) MySQL
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (1.53%) MSI
2 7 (0.67%) InstallShield
3 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.48%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.38%) JIRA
5 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.38%) FogBugz
General
1 106 (10.11%) Finance
2 61 (5.82%) Advertising
3 29 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.39%) Law
5 19 (1.81%) Marketing
6 18 (1.72%) Publishing
7 17 (1.62%) Legal
7 17 (1.62%) Back Office
8 16 (1.53%) Banking
9 12 (1.15%) Retail
10 8 (0.76%) Games
11 7 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.57%) Electronics
12 6 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 197 (18.80%) Analyst
2 160 (15.27%) Consultant
3 135 (12.88%) Architect
4 132 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 122 (11.64%) Support Engineer
6 98 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 85 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 85 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 81 (7.73%) Citrix Engineer
9 74 (7.06%) Citrix Architect
10 60 (5.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (5.15%) Citrix Consultant
11 54 (5.15%) Technical Support
12 49 (4.68%) Desktop Engineer
13 44 (4.20%) Desktop Support
14 40 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
15 38 (3.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 37 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 35 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
18 34 (3.24%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.01%) Web Services
2 39 (3.72%) Application Packaging
3 19 (1.81%) CGI
4 12 (1.15%) .NET
5 9 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.86%) ActiveX
6 5 (0.48%) COM
7 1 (0.095%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.095%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 122 (11.64%) Data Centre
2 109 (10.40%) Clustering
3 97 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (6.58%) Blackberry
5 66 (6.30%) Thin Client
5 66 (6.30%) Fat Client
6 37 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.48%) EqualLogic
9 25 (2.39%) Replication
10 20 (1.91%) HP StoreVirtual
11 19 (1.81%) GIS
12 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.76%) HP Storage
16 8 (0.76%) BYOD
17 6 (0.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 725 (69.18%) Windows
2 313 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 243 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 220 (20.99%) Windows 7
5 203 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (10.31%) Linux
7 74 (7.06%) Windows 8
8 44 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 39 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (3.05%) Windows 2000
11 28 (2.67%) UNIX
12 18 (1.72%) Android
13 14 (1.34%) Debian
14 12 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.86%) CentOS
16 6 (0.57%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (34.45%) ITIL
2 114 (10.88%) Service Management
3 85 (8.11%) Migration
4 78 (7.44%) Project Management
5 55 (5.25%) Problem Management
6 52 (4.96%) Patch Management
7 50 (4.77%) Service Delivery
7 50 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 47 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 46 (4.39%) Change Management
10 41 (3.91%) Mentoring
11 33 (3.15%) ITSM
12 30 (2.86%) Project Planning
13 28 (2.67%) Business Development
13 28 (2.67%) Business Continuity
14 22 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (2.00%) Line Management
15 21 (2.00%) Information Security
15 21 (2.00%) Time Management
16 20 (1.91%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (15.08%) SQL
2 92 (8.78%) PowerShell
3 20 (1.91%) VBScript
4 18 (1.72%) VB
5 9 (0.86%) VBA
5 9 (0.86%) C
6 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.48%) Python
7 4 (0.38%) Ruby
8 3 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.095%) Java
9 1 (0.095%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 272 (25.95%) Citrix Certification
2 230 (21.95%) CCA
3 208 (19.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 154 (14.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 137 (13.07%) MCSE
6 122 (11.64%) Security Cleared
7 118 (11.26%) SC Cleared
8 104 (9.92%) Degree
9 85 (8.11%) CCEE
10 72 (6.87%) MCITP
11 69 (6.58%) MCP
12 67 (6.39%) MCSA
13 66 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
14 64 (6.11%) ITIL Certification
15 51 (4.87%) CCIA
16 49 (4.68%) CCNA
17 28 (2.67%) A+ Certification
18 25 (2.39%) VCP5
19 18 (1.72%) CCEA
20 16 (1.53%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.06%) SLA
2 14 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.15%) COBIT
4 8 (0.76%) QA
5 6 (0.57%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 837 (79.87%) XenApp
2 593 (56.58%) Active Directory
3 573 (54.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 310 (29.58%) vSphere
5 260 (24.81%) Hyper-V
6 225 (21.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 172 (16.41%) XenServer
8 100 (9.54%) VMware ESX
9 78 (7.44%) Terminal Services
10 77 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
11 63 (6.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 47 (4.48%) vCloud
13 21 (2.00%) Terminal Server
14 12 (1.15%) DFS Replication
15 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
16 8 (0.76%) Xen
17 7 (0.67%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.48%) BitLocker
19 4 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 326 (31.11%) SCCM
2 135 (12.88%) SCOM
3 63 (6.01%) Backup Exec
4 60 (5.73%) EdgeSight
5 51 (4.87%) XenMobile
6 40 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 33 (3.15%) NetBackup
8 30 (2.86%) SCVMM
8 30 (2.86%) WSUS
9 18 (1.72%) vMotion
10 16 (1.53%) Nagios
11 15 (1.43%) Opsview
12 11 (1.05%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 4 (0.38%) WMI
16 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
17 3 (0.29%) HP SIM
18 2 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1000 (95.42%) Citrix
2 794 (75.76%) VMware
3 679 (64.79%) Microsoft
4 304 (29.01%) Cisco
5 228 (21.76%) AppSense
6 216 (20.61%) HP
7 151 (14.41%) NetApp
8 85 (8.11%) Veeam
9 83 (7.92%) Dell
10 62 (5.92%) Symantec
11 60 (5.73%) EMC
12 52 (4.96%) 3PAR
13 39 (3.72%) CommVault
14 35 (3.34%) Sophos
15 32 (3.05%) Red Hat
16 31 (2.96%) Fujitsu
17 28 (2.67%) Veritas
18 27 (2.58%) Oracle
19 25 (2.39%) Computacenter
20 18 (1.72%) Apple
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: up to £23k + £1500 on call + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Orbis Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85k base +10% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
West Byfleet, Surrey
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago