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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 437 442 435
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 603 574 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 4.51% 4.99% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 512 441 481
Average salary £43,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.49% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
13359 11509 11767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.93% 10.51% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11334 9517 10121
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 578 £42,500 -10.52% 60
London +42 217 £49,022 -1.95% 24
South East -4 140 £42,500 -10.52% 13
City of London +46 71 £55,000 +4.76% 8
North West +15 64 £35,000 -4.10% 9
South West +26 48 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East of England -23 47 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Manchester +8 44 £34,000 -6.20% 7
Surrey +7 38 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire -26 36 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Dorset - 35 £37,500 -
Berkshire -18 33 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Poole - 33 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -22 29 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leeds -12 27 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 25 £40,000 -15.78% 3
West Midlands -17 21 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Cheshire +9 20 £47,000 +28.76% 1
Hertfordshire +1 20 £50,000 +53.84%
Woking +35 16 £24,750 -1.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 16 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -37 13 £37,500 -3.22%
Scotland +4 12 £44,000 +39.68% 2
Essex -3 12 £42,500 -
Kent +3 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham -23 11 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex -4 10 £42,500 -10.99%
Reading -11 10 £57,500 +4.54%
East Midlands +1 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Coventry -8 8 £41,000 -25.45%

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1099 (96.40%) Citrix
2 934 (81.93%) XenApp
3 862 (75.61%) Windows
4 764 (67.02%) VMware
5 730 (64.04%) Microsoft
6 625 (54.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 625 (54.82%) Active Directory
7 404 (35.44%) MS Exchange
8 372 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 365 (32.02%) Hyper-V
10 361 (31.67%) Citrix Certification
11 348 (30.53%) SAN
12 336 (29.47%) NetScaler
13 326 (28.60%) vSphere
14 304 (26.67%) Cisco
15 288 (25.26%) MS Excel
15 288 (25.26%) SCCM
16 280 (24.56%) ITIL
17 272 (23.86%) CCA
18 266 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 264 (23.16%) HP
20 239 (20.96%) DNS
21 238 (20.88%) Microsoft Certification
22 229 (20.09%) Microsoft App-V
22 229 (20.09%) NetApp
23 220 (19.30%) XenServer
24 216 (18.95%) SQL Server
25 215 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
26 207 (18.16%) MCSE
27 206 (18.07%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 404 (35.44%) MS Exchange
2 187 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 129 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 104 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 102 (8.95%) Lync
6 84 (7.37%) IIS
7 73 (6.40%) SharePoint
8 72 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.23%) Apache
10 14 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.44%) SAS
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.35%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.18%) WorkSite
Applications
1 288 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 102 (8.95%) MS Office
3 17 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.088%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.088%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.30%) Office 365
2 18 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.26%) IaaS
5 3 (0.26%) SaaS
5 3 (0.26%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 348 (30.53%) SAN
2 336 (29.47%) NetScaler
3 239 (20.96%) DNS
4 201 (17.63%) DHCP
5 181 (15.88%) Firewall
6 136 (11.93%) LAN
7 122 (10.70%) WAN
8 108 (9.47%) NAS
9 92 (8.07%) iSCSI
10 83 (7.28%) TCP/IP
11 53 (4.65%) Wireless
12 50 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
13 44 (3.86%) VoIP
14 41 (3.60%) Internet
15 36 (3.16%) VPN
16 30 (2.63%) VLAN
17 24 (2.11%) LDAP
18 23 (2.02%) Unified Communications
19 21 (1.84%) Network Security
20 19 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.18%) DB2
7 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.088%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (2.98%) MSI
2 32 (2.81%) AdminStudio
3 22 (1.93%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 123 (10.79%) Finance
2 51 (4.47%) Banking
3 32 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.11%) Retail
5 18 (1.58%) Law
6 14 (1.23%) Advertising
7 10 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.88%) Legal
8 8 (0.70%) Back Office
9 4 (0.35%) Games
10 3 (0.26%) Marketing
10 3 (0.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.18%) French Language
11 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.088%) German Language
12 1 (0.088%) Local Government
12 1 (0.088%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 241 (21.14%) Consultant
2 177 (15.53%) Analyst
3 141 (12.37%) Citrix Engineer
4 140 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 137 (12.02%) Support Engineer
6 110 (9.65%) Architect
7 88 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 80 (7.02%) Support Analyst
9 77 (6.75%) Citrix Support
10 72 (6.32%) Technical Consultant
11 64 (5.61%) Senior Consultant
12 61 (5.35%) Citrix Consultant
13 60 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 56 (4.91%) Citrix Specialist
15 50 (4.39%) Technical Support
16 49 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 46 (4.04%) Citrix Support Engineer
18 43 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
19 38 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 36 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.54%) Application Packaging
2 21 (1.84%) Web Services
3 8 (0.70%) .NET
4 4 (0.35%) COM
5 3 (0.26%) LINQ
5 3 (0.26%) WSH
6 1 (0.088%) LAMP
6 1 (0.088%) CSS
6 1 (0.088%) XML
6 1 (0.088%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.63%) Clustering
2 63 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 53 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.07%) Thin Client
5 35 (3.07%) Fat Client
6 31 (2.72%) Replication
7 29 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.14%) CLARiiON
11 12 (1.05%) Celerra
11 12 (1.05%) EqualLogic
12 11 (0.96%) User Experience
13 10 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.79%) FlexPod
15 8 (0.70%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.61%) Mathematics
17 5 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 862 (75.61%) Windows
2 372 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 266 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 215 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 189 (16.58%) Windows 7
6 97 (8.51%) Linux
7 72 (6.32%) Windows XP
8 68 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 30 (2.63%) Solaris
10 29 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (2.19%) UNIX
12 24 (2.11%) AIX
13 19 (1.67%) Windows 2000
14 14 (1.23%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.53%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.44%) Android
18 2 (0.18%) zOS
18 2 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (24.56%) ITIL
2 99 (8.68%) Service Delivery
3 74 (6.49%) Project Management
4 71 (6.23%) Migration
5 55 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (3.86%) Mentoring
7 42 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 42 (3.68%) Service Management
8 41 (3.60%) Problem Management
9 32 (2.81%) Line Management
10 29 (2.54%) Configuration Management
11 28 (2.46%) Load Balancing
12 25 (2.19%) Business Continuity
13 23 (2.02%) Change Management
13 23 (2.02%) Incident Management
13 23 (2.02%) Time Management
14 21 (1.84%) Change Control
15 19 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (1.67%) PRINCE2
16 18 (1.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 142 (12.46%) PowerShell
2 136 (11.93%) SQL
3 64 (5.61%) VBScript
4 41 (3.60%) VB
5 11 (0.96%) Java
6 5 (0.44%) C#
6 5 (0.44%) C++
7 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.26%) C
8 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.088%) R
9 1 (0.088%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.088%) Perl
9 1 (0.088%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.088%) VB6
Qualifications
1 361 (31.67%) Citrix Certification
2 272 (23.86%) CCA
3 238 (20.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 207 (18.16%) MCSE
5 191 (16.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 112 (9.82%) CCEE
7 107 (9.39%) MCITP
8 91 (7.98%) MCP
8 91 (7.98%) CCIA
9 78 (6.84%) MCSA
9 78 (6.84%) CCEA
10 70 (6.14%) Security Cleared
11 68 (5.96%) Degree
12 66 (5.79%) SC Cleared
13 63 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
14 55 (4.82%) CCAA
15 49 (4.30%) CCNA
16 41 (3.60%) VCP5
17 40 (3.51%) VCAP
18 32 (2.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.02%) SLA
2 15 (1.32%) QA
3 11 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.088%) BS25999
System Software
1 934 (81.93%) XenApp
2 625 (54.82%) Active Directory
2 625 (54.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 365 (32.02%) Hyper-V
4 326 (28.60%) vSphere
5 229 (20.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 220 (19.30%) XenServer
7 137 (12.02%) VMware ESX
8 86 (7.54%) VMware ESXi
9 51 (4.47%) vCloud
10 46 (4.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 22 (1.93%) Terminal Services
12 21 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
13 20 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 19 (1.67%) NFS
14 19 (1.67%) UAG
15 15 (1.32%) ISA Server
16 13 (1.14%) DFS Replication
17 11 (0.96%) MetaFrame
18 7 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 288 (25.26%) SCCM
2 126 (11.05%) XenMobile
3 105 (9.21%) SCOM
4 74 (6.49%) Backup Exec
5 52 (4.56%) EdgeSight
6 48 (4.21%) NetBackup
7 42 (3.68%) WSUS
8 41 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
9 40 (3.51%) AppDNA
10 28 (2.46%) HP SIM
11 18 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 18 (1.58%) WMI
12 16 (1.40%) SCVMM
13 15 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (1.05%) Nagios
14 12 (1.05%) Opsview
15 10 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.88%) OpenView
16 8 (0.70%) SCOrch
17 7 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1099 (96.40%) Citrix
2 764 (67.02%) VMware
3 730 (64.04%) Microsoft
4 304 (26.67%) Cisco
5 264 (23.16%) HP
6 229 (20.09%) NetApp
7 206 (18.07%) AppSense
8 153 (13.42%) EMC
9 95 (8.33%) Dell
10 86 (7.54%) Symantec
11 49 (4.30%) Veeam
12 47 (4.12%) Oracle
13 46 (4.04%) IBM
14 41 (3.60%) Red Hat
15 38 (3.33%) 3PAR
16 34 (2.98%) Sophos
17 33 (2.89%) Apple
18 27 (2.37%) LANDesk
19 26 (2.28%) Fujitsu
20 24 (2.11%) CommVault
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance, and benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £45-55k DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40k plus 5k car allowance, pe
Posted: 4 days ago