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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 459 454 394
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -60
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 543 492 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 4.37% 4.70% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 490 411 574
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £60,000 £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
12426 10472 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 9.85% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 8927 10112
Average salary £40,875 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +4.93%
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 521 £44,500 -6.31% 62
London +5 207 £52,500 +3.44% 22
South East -34 106 £47,500 +5.55% 14
West Midlands +14 79 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West +34 76 £33,000 -26.66% 10
City of London -4 74 £50,000 -2.43% 10
Berkshire +20 56 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Yorkshire -16 56 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Manchester +25 52 £33,000 -26.66% 7
Sheffield +23 44 £42,000 -6.66% 1
South Yorkshire +22 44 £42,000 -6.66% 1
East of England -21 41 £38,000 -5.00% 6
Birmingham -4 38 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Reading +10 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -32 32 £45,000 -
Leeds -19 31 £45,000 -
Coventry +16 21 £38,500 +18.46%
Hertfordshire -9 19 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cheshire +2 18 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Warrington -1 18 £36,000 - 1
Surrey -30 18 £35,500 -19.31% 3
East Midlands -22 16 £42,000 -9.18% 1
Hampshire -35 14 £31,349 -30.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 13 £50,000 +21.21% 3
North Yorkshire -2 12 £42,000 -11.57%
Cambridgeshire -24 12 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Watford -2 11 £50,000 +2.56% 2
York +5 9 £42,000 -9.18%
Nottingham -7 9 £42,000 -11.57%
Nottinghamshire -9 9 £42,000 -11.57%

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (97.00%) Citrix
2 936 (80.14%) XenApp
3 863 (73.89%) Windows
4 745 (63.78%) Microsoft
5 716 (61.30%) VMware
6 647 (55.39%) Active Directory
7 551 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 397 (33.99%) MS Exchange
9 389 (33.30%) Hyper-V
10 348 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 331 (28.34%) SCCM
12 318 (27.23%) SAN
13 312 (26.71%) Citrix Certification
14 296 (25.34%) Cisco
15 293 (25.09%) MS Excel
16 280 (23.97%) XenServer
17 261 (22.35%) Microsoft App-V
18 260 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
19 256 (21.92%) vSphere
20 255 (21.83%) NetScaler
21 246 (21.06%) HP
22 244 (20.89%) ITIL
23 243 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
24 239 (20.46%) Windows Server 2012
25 238 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
26 233 (19.95%) DNS
27 222 (19.01%) Firewall
28 217 (18.58%) CCA
29 215 (18.41%) Windows 7
30 206 (17.64%) MCSE

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 397 (33.99%) MS Exchange
2 238 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 99 (8.48%) Lync
5 92 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 92 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 88 (7.53%) IIS
7 60 (5.14%) SharePoint
8 45 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.28%) 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
1 293 (25.09%) MS Excel
2 87 (7.45%) 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 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.086%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.086%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.086%) RiskWrite
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
1 318 (27.23%) SAN
2 255 (21.83%) NetScaler
3 233 (19.95%) DNS
4 222 (19.01%) Firewall
5 182 (15.58%) DHCP
6 107 (9.16%) LAN
6 107 (9.16%) WAN
7 95 (8.13%) NAS
8 88 (7.53%) TCP/IP
9 75 (6.42%) iSCSI
10 55 (4.71%) Wireless
11 42 (3.60%) VLAN
12 40 (3.42%) VPN
13 35 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
14 27 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (2.05%) MPLS
17 23 (1.97%) Network Security
18 22 (1.88%) VoIP
19 17 (1.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (4.11%) 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 (3.25%) 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
1 134 (11.47%) Finance
2 45 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.34%) Law
4 35 (3.00%) Banking
5 28 (2.40%) Retail
5 28 (2.40%) Legal
6 9 (0.77%) Advertising
7 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.51%) Back Office
9 5 (0.43%) 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
1 246 (21.06%) Consultant
2 173 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 145 (12.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 133 (11.39%) Analyst
5 108 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 107 (9.16%) Citrix Engineer
7 105 (8.99%) Citrix Consultant
8 93 (7.96%) Architect
9 68 (5.82%) Citrix Support
10 67 (5.74%) Technical Consultant
11 62 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 58 (4.97%) Support Analyst
13 50 (4.28%) Citrix Specialist
14 47 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
15 43 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
16 42 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 40 (3.42%) Citrix Support Engineer
18 39 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
19 38 (3.25%) Server Support
19 38 (3.25%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (6.51%) 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%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.086%) LINQ
8 1 (0.086%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.65%) Clustering
2 45 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 38 (3.25%) Client/Server
4 36 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 36 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 30 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.31%) Replication
7 21 (1.80%) EqualLogic
8 20 (1.71%) FlexPod
9 17 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (1.37%) CLARiiON
11 11 (0.94%) PKI
12 10 (0.86%) Celerra
12 10 (0.86%) Statistics
12 10 (0.86%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.77%) iPad
14 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.68%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.51%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 863 (73.89%) Windows
2 348 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 243 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 239 (20.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 215 (18.41%) Windows 7
6 90 (7.71%) Linux
7 86 (7.36%) Windows 8
8 65 (5.57%) Windows XP
9 27 (2.31%) 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 (0.68%) Android
17 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.17%) zOS
18 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (20.89%) ITIL
2 102 (8.73%) Migration
3 91 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 54 (4.62%) Service Delivery
5 49 (4.20%) Project Management
6 47 (4.02%) Service Management
7 41 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 36 (3.08%) Load Balancing
9 33 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
10 31 (2.65%) Problem Management
11 28 (2.40%) Incident Management
11 28 (2.40%) PRINCE2
11 28 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
12 24 (2.05%) Time Management
13 21 (1.80%) Change Control
14 20 (1.71%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (1.71%) Compatibility Testing
15 18 (1.54%) Asset Management
15 18 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (1.46%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 176 (15.07%) SQL
2 140 (11.99%) PowerShell
3 83 (7.11%) VBScript
4 75 (6.42%) 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 (26.71%) Citrix Certification
2 260 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 217 (18.58%) CCA
4 206 (17.64%) MCSE
5 154 (13.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 123 (10.53%) MCITP
7 84 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (7.19%) CCEE
8 79 (6.76%) CCNA
9 63 (5.39%) MCSA
10 62 (5.31%) Security Cleared
11 59 (5.05%) CCIA
12 57 (4.88%) MCTS
13 56 (4.79%) CCEA
14 51 (4.37%) SC Cleared
15 50 (4.28%) MCP
16 47 (4.02%) Degree
17 42 (3.60%) CCAA
18 36 (3.08%) NCDA
19 30 (2.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.82%) 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
1 936 (80.14%) XenApp
2 647 (55.39%) Active Directory
3 551 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 389 (33.30%) Hyper-V
5 280 (23.97%) XenServer
6 261 (22.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 256 (21.92%) vSphere
8 120 (10.27%) VMware ESX
9 58 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 27 (2.31%) vCloud
11 27 (2.31%) UAG
12 22 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
13 18 (1.54%) IAG
13 18 (1.54%) ISA Server
13 18 (1.54%) MetaFrame
14 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 16 (1.37%) VMware Server
16 14 (1.20%) NFS
16 14 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 331 (28.34%) SCCM
2 78 (6.68%) WSUS
3 73 (6.25%) SCOM
4 62 (5.31%) Backup Exec
5 60 (5.14%) XenMobile
6 53 (4.54%) AppDNA
7 42 (3.60%) NetBackup
8 33 (2.83%) SCVMM
9 30 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 15 (1.28%) HP SIM
11 15 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
14 10 (0.86%) Cacti
15 8 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (0.68%) Foglight
16 7 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
17 5 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1133 (97.00%) Citrix
2 745 (63.78%) Microsoft
3 716 (61.30%) VMware
4 296 (25.34%) Cisco
5 246 (21.06%) HP
6 203 (17.38%) NetApp
7 188 (16.10%) AppSense
8 134 (11.47%) EMC
9 96 (8.22%) Dell
10 91 (7.79%) Symantec
11 59 (5.05%) Veeam
12 49 (4.20%) IBM
13 46 (3.94%) Oracle
14 31 (2.65%) CheckPoint
14 31 (2.65%) SolarWinds
14 31 (2.65%) WatchGuard
15 30 (2.57%) 3PAR
15 30 (2.57%) Red Hat
16 29 (2.48%) Apple
16 29 (2.48%) Fujitsu
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + Pension, Training, Certifications
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 18 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesex
Amsys
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £3000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + £7.2K car + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago