The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 454 461 384
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -77
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 547 511 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.41% 4.74% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 492 446 597
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12417 10776 11331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 9.91% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10295 9171 9704
Average salary £40,163 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 529 £45,000 - 82
London -54 194 £50,000 - 26
South East -22 119 £47,500 +7.95% 14
City of London -8 81 £54,000 +8.00% 6
West Midlands +31 69 £39,375 +6.41% 11
North West +49 68 £33,000 -26.66% 11
Berkshire +23 56 £47,500 - 7
Yorkshire -3 54 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Manchester +32 49 £32,500 -27.77% 8
East of England -23 43 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Sheffield +20 38 £42,000 -6.66% 2
South Yorkshire +15 38 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Birmingham +5 35 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Surrey -4 32 £35,500 -18.62% 3
West Yorkshire -29 32 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds -18 31 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Reading +10 27 £53,750 +19.44% 7
East Midlands -19 25 £42,000 -6.66%
Coventry +21 24 £38,500 +6.94%
Hampshire -23 24 £31,349 -26.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 23 £47,500 +15.15%
Hertfordshire +3 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Watford -7 15 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Cheshire +2 13 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Warrington -9 12 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Nottinghamshire -14 12 £42,000 -16.00%
Nottingham -24 12 £42,000 -16.00%
Woking -3 11 £33,500 -22.98% 1
Northamptonshire -9 11 £47,500 -9.52%
Cambridgeshire -10 11 £37,500 +7.14% 4

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1259 (97.45%) Citrix
2 1072 (82.97%) XenApp
3 928 (71.83%) Windows
4 829 (64.16%) Microsoft
5 821 (63.54%) VMware
6 708 (54.80%) Active Directory
7 628 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 446 (34.52%) MS Exchange
9 416 (32.20%) Hyper-V
10 388 (30.03%) XenServer
11 377 (29.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 364 (28.17%) SAN
13 360 (27.86%) SCCM
14 349 (27.01%) MS Excel
15 323 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 319 (24.69%) Citrix Certification
17 311 (24.07%) Cisco
17 311 (24.07%) vSphere
18 280 (21.67%) HP
18 280 (21.67%) Microsoft App-V
19 279 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
20 261 (20.20%) ITIL
21 256 (19.81%) NetScaler
22 254 (19.66%) Windows 7
22 254 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
23 244 (18.89%) MCSE
24 233 (18.03%) DNS
25 229 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
26 212 (16.41%) Firewall
27 205 (15.87%) CCA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 446 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 279 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 122 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 113 (8.75%) Lync
6 100 (7.74%) IIS
7 93 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 75 (5.80%) SharePoint
9 51 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
11 17 (1.32%) SAS
11 17 (1.32%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.77%) Apache
13 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.46%) K2 blackpearl
15 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 349 (27.01%) MS Excel
2 99 (7.66%) MS Office
3 7 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.31%) RiskWrite
2 4 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.23%) Summit
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.25%) Office 365
2 22 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.077%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 364 (28.17%) SAN
2 256 (19.81%) NetScaler
3 233 (18.03%) DNS
4 212 (16.41%) Firewall
5 194 (15.02%) DHCP
6 109 (8.44%) LAN
7 106 (8.20%) WAN
8 102 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 97 (7.51%) NAS
10 64 (4.95%) iSCSI
11 57 (4.41%) Wireless
12 44 (3.41%) VPN
13 42 (3.25%) VLAN
14 25 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (1.63%) VoIP
17 19 (1.47%) MPLS
17 19 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
18 18 (1.39%) Unified Communications
19 17 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (0.70%) MySQL
7 6 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.23%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.15%) OLAP
11 2 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (3.72%) MSI
2 35 (2.71%) AdminStudio
3 25 (1.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.077%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.077%) JIRA
4 1 (0.077%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.077%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 158 (12.23%) Finance
2 45 (3.48%) Law
3 37 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.71%) Legal
5 28 (2.17%) Retail
6 27 (2.09%) Banking
7 16 (1.24%) Back Office
8 9 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.23%) Local Government
11 3 (0.23%) Marketing
11 3 (0.23%) Electronics
11 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.15%) Games
12 2 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.077%) Billing
13 1 (0.077%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.077%) German Language
Job Titles
1 280 (21.67%) Consultant
2 185 (14.32%) Support Engineer
3 150 (11.61%) 3rd Line Support
4 147 (11.38%) Analyst
5 123 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
6 117 (9.06%) Citrix Consultant
7 113 (8.75%) Architect
8 111 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 74 (5.73%) Technical Consultant
10 65 (5.03%) Citrix Support
11 61 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 56 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 52 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
14 49 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
15 47 (3.64%) Server Support
15 47 (3.64%) Citrix Specialist
16 43 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
17 42 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
18 41 (3.17%) Desktop Support
19 39 (3.02%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 18 (1.39%) Web Services
3 17 (1.32%) COM
4 12 (0.93%) Software Packaging
5 9 (0.70%) LAMP
6 7 (0.54%) Flash
7 4 (0.31%) .NET
8 2 (0.15%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.077%) SAML
9 1 (0.077%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.88%) Clustering
2 62 (4.80%) Blackberry
3 44 (3.41%) Thin Client
3 44 (3.41%) Client/Server
3 44 (3.41%) Fat Client
4 26 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.78%) Replication
6 22 (1.70%) Smartphone
7 21 (1.63%) EqualLogic
8 17 (1.32%) PKI
8 17 (1.32%) Statistics
8 17 (1.32%) FlexPod
9 16 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.16%) CLARiiON
11 12 (0.93%) iPad
11 12 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.85%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.70%) Celerra
13 9 (0.70%) Firmware
13 9 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 928 (71.83%) Windows
2 377 (29.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 254 (19.66%) Windows 7
3 254 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 229 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (7.51%) Linux
6 92 (7.12%) Windows 8
7 74 (5.73%) Windows XP
8 27 (2.09%) UNIX
9 24 (1.86%) Windows Vista
10 23 (1.78%) Solaris
11 21 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.24%) Android
14 15 (1.16%) AIX
15 13 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.93%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.15%) VMS
18 2 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (20.20%) ITIL
2 98 (7.59%) Migration
3 97 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 64 (4.95%) Service Delivery
5 54 (4.18%) Service Management
6 51 (3.95%) PRINCE2
7 43 (3.33%) Project Management
8 40 (3.10%) Configuration Management
9 34 (2.63%) Problem Management
9 34 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 34 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 32 (2.48%) Change Control
11 31 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
12 29 (2.24%) Load Balancing
13 24 (1.86%) ITIL V3
13 24 (1.86%) Time Management
13 24 (1.86%) ITSM
14 20 (1.55%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (1.47%) Release Management
15 19 (1.47%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (15.09%) SQL
2 164 (12.69%) PowerShell
3 86 (6.66%) VBScript
4 67 (5.19%) VB
5 17 (1.32%) C
6 16 (1.24%) C#
7 13 (1.01%) C++
8 11 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.39%) Perl
9 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.31%) Java
11 2 (0.15%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.15%) Python
11 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 323 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 319 (24.69%) Citrix Certification
3 244 (18.89%) MCSE
4 205 (15.87%) CCA
5 180 (13.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 158 (12.23%) MCITP
7 101 (7.82%) CCEE
8 84 (6.50%) CCIA
9 83 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
10 76 (5.88%) MCSA
11 75 (5.80%) CCNA
12 69 (5.34%) MCP
13 68 (5.26%) Security Cleared
14 58 (4.49%) Degree
15 57 (4.41%) MCTS
16 50 (3.87%) SC Cleared
17 47 (3.64%) CCEA
18 45 (3.48%) CCAA
19 42 (3.25%) HP AIS
20 41 (3.17%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.03%) SLA
2 22 (1.70%) QA
3 8 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) COBIT
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1072 (82.97%) XenApp
2 708 (54.80%) Active Directory
3 628 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 416 (32.20%) Hyper-V
5 388 (30.03%) XenServer
6 311 (24.07%) vSphere
7 280 (21.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 121 (9.37%) VMware ESX
9 57 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (2.48%) UAG
11 30 (2.32%) vCloud
12 28 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 23 (1.78%) Forefront TMG
14 22 (1.70%) IAG
14 22 (1.70%) Terminal Services
15 19 (1.47%) ISA Server
16 17 (1.32%) VMware Server
17 16 (1.24%) MetaFrame
17 16 (1.24%) Xen
18 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 360 (27.86%) SCCM
2 82 (6.35%) WSUS
3 75 (5.80%) XenMobile
4 74 (5.73%) SCOM
5 65 (5.03%) Backup Exec
6 48 (3.72%) AppDNA
7 34 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 29 (2.24%) SCVMM
9 21 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 21 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 19 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (0.77%) Cacti
13 9 (0.70%) Foglight
14 7 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (0.46%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 6 (0.46%) MOM
15 6 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1259 (97.45%) Citrix
2 829 (64.16%) Microsoft
3 821 (63.54%) VMware
4 311 (24.07%) Cisco
5 280 (21.67%) HP
6 190 (14.71%) AppSense
7 187 (14.47%) NetApp
8 161 (12.46%) EMC
9 128 (9.91%) Dell
10 101 (7.82%) Symantec
11 67 (5.19%) Veeam
12 52 (4.02%) IBM
13 46 (3.56%) 3PAR
14 42 (3.25%) Oracle
15 35 (2.71%) WatchGuard
16 34 (2.63%) Fujitsu
17 33 (2.55%) Apple
18 31 (2.40%) Juniper
19 29 (2.24%) SolarWinds
20 28 (2.17%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £45k plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Herefordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + 5K relocation + out of hours
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
SBC Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday