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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 440 450 437
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 567 524 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 4.48% 4.88% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 478 414 439
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%

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
12670 10747 10826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 10.34% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10761 8905 9216
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +33 549 £42,500 -10.52% 70
London -2 194 £50,000 - 28
South East -33 136 £40,000 -15.78% 16
City of London +4 63 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North West +8 59 £35,000 -6.66% 6
East of England +1 54 £46,000 +8.23% 5
Manchester +9 41 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Surrey -15 38 £31,500 -33.68% 4
South West +13 37 £37,500 -4.45% 3
Berkshire -20 34 £47,000 -9.61% 7
Yorkshire -8 33 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +26 27 £40,000 -15.78%
West Yorkshire -10 27 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Leeds -14 26 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Woking +26 25 £23,500 -36.05% 2
Dorset +10 24 £37,500 -25.00%
Hertfordshire +7 23 £50,000 +14.28%
Poole +6 21 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 20 £50,000 -
Hampshire -11 19 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 18 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -23 18 £42,000 -16.00% 5
Cheshire +1 16 £47,000 +7.42% 1
Scotland +13 13 £44,000 +35.38% 4
Bracknell -3 11 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Bedfordshire +8 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Maidenhead +6 8 - -
Milton Keynes +4 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Edinburgh +1 8 £46,250 +42.30% 3
West Sussex -7 8 £42,500 +11.84%

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1094 (95.80%) Citrix
2 955 (83.63%) XenApp
3 868 (76.01%) Windows
4 780 (68.30%) VMware
5 750 (65.67%) Microsoft
6 632 (55.34%) Active Directory
7 628 (54.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 429 (37.57%) MS Exchange
9 387 (33.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 365 (31.96%) SAN
11 360 (31.52%) Hyper-V
12 345 (30.21%) Citrix Certification
12 345 (30.21%) vSphere
13 317 (27.76%) NetScaler
13 317 (27.76%) MS Excel
14 311 (27.23%) Cisco
15 303 (26.53%) SCCM
16 298 (26.09%) ITIL
17 277 (24.26%) HP
18 276 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 265 (23.20%) CCA
20 259 (22.68%) DNS
21 242 (21.19%) Microsoft Certification
22 233 (20.40%) Microsoft App-V
23 227 (19.88%) SQL Server
24 226 (19.79%) DHCP
25 217 (19.00%) AppSense
26 212 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
27 210 (18.39%) NetApp
28 208 (18.21%) XenServer

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 429 (37.57%) MS Exchange
2 207 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (12.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 110 (9.63%) Lync
5 103 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 94 (8.23%) IIS
6 94 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 92 (8.06%) SharePoint
8 29 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (0.96%) Apache
12 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.44%) SAS
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.35%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 317 (27.76%) MS Excel
2 128 (11.21%) MS Office
3 28 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.088%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.18%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.088%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.03%) Office 365
2 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.70%) SaaS
6 3 (0.26%) PaaS
6 3 (0.26%) IaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 365 (31.96%) SAN
2 317 (27.76%) NetScaler
3 259 (22.68%) DNS
4 226 (19.79%) DHCP
5 193 (16.90%) Firewall
6 143 (12.52%) LAN
7 123 (10.77%) WAN
8 98 (8.58%) NAS
9 91 (7.97%) iSCSI
10 87 (7.62%) TCP/IP
11 63 (5.52%) Wireless
12 58 (5.08%) VoIP
13 49 (4.29%) Internet
14 47 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
15 41 (3.59%) VPN
16 32 (2.80%) VLAN
17 28 (2.45%) LDAP
18 23 (2.01%) Network Security
18 23 (2.01%) Unified Communications
19 20 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 79 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.18%) DB2
8 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (2.45%) MSI
2 20 (1.75%) AdminStudio
3 13 (1.14%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.088%) WinDbg
General
1 136 (11.91%) Finance
2 53 (4.64%) Banking
3 34 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.19%) Retail
5 17 (1.49%) Law
6 13 (1.14%) Advertising
7 10 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.88%) Legal
8 9 (0.79%) Back Office
9 7 (0.61%) Games
10 4 (0.35%) Marketing
11 3 (0.26%) Publishing
11 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) French Language
12 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.088%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 244 (21.37%) Consultant
2 197 (17.25%) Analyst
3 148 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 140 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 136 (11.91%) Citrix Engineer
6 110 (9.63%) Architect
7 94 (8.23%) Support Analyst
7 94 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 78 (6.83%) Technical Consultant
9 70 (6.13%) Citrix Support
10 67 (5.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 63 (5.52%) Senior Consultant
12 62 (5.43%) Technical Support
12 62 (5.43%) Citrix Consultant
13 50 (4.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 48 (4.20%) Citrix Specialist
15 45 (3.94%) Citrix Support Engineer
16 44 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 41 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
17 41 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (6.39%) Application Packaging
2 16 (1.40%) Web Services
3 12 (1.05%) .NET
4 3 (0.26%) LINQ
4 3 (0.26%) WSH
5 2 (0.18%) COM
6 1 (0.088%) CSS
6 1 (0.088%) XML
6 1 (0.088%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.93%) Clustering
2 76 (6.65%) Blackberry
3 66 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.68%) Fat Client
4 42 (3.68%) Thin Client
5 41 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.42%) Replication
7 27 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.88%) User Experience
12 9 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.79%) EqualLogic
12 9 (0.79%) CLARiiON
13 8 (0.70%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.70%) Celerra
13 8 (0.70%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.61%) iPhone
14 7 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 868 (76.01%) Windows
2 387 (33.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 276 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 212 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 207 (18.13%) Windows 7
6 99 (8.67%) Linux
7 75 (6.57%) Windows 8
8 69 (6.04%) Windows XP
9 26 (2.28%) UNIX
9 26 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (2.19%) Solaris
10 25 (2.19%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.58%) AIX
12 14 (1.23%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.70%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.70%) Android
16 2 (0.18%) zOS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (26.09%) ITIL
2 106 (9.28%) Service Delivery
3 73 (6.39%) Project Management
4 71 (6.22%) Migration
5 56 (4.90%) Mentoring
6 52 (4.55%) Service Management
7 51 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 48 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 45 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 34 (2.98%) Configuration Management
11 32 (2.80%) Line Management
12 31 (2.71%) Business Continuity
13 30 (2.63%) Change Management
14 26 (2.28%) Incident Management
15 22 (1.93%) Load Balancing
15 22 (1.93%) ITIL V3
16 21 (1.84%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (1.84%) Time Management
17 19 (1.66%) PRINCE2
18 17 (1.49%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 157 (13.75%) SQL
2 154 (13.49%) PowerShell
3 55 (4.82%) VBScript
4 30 (2.63%) VB
5 9 (0.79%) Java
6 5 (0.44%) C#
7 3 (0.26%) C++
7 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.26%) C
8 2 (0.18%) R
9 1 (0.088%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.088%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.088%) VB6
Qualifications
1 345 (30.21%) Citrix Certification
2 265 (23.20%) CCA
3 242 (21.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 200 (17.51%) MCSE
5 181 (15.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 123 (10.77%) CCEE
7 113 (9.89%) MCP
8 99 (8.67%) CCIA
9 91 (7.97%) MCSA
9 91 (7.97%) Security Cleared
10 88 (7.71%) MCITP
11 86 (7.53%) SC Cleared
12 79 (6.92%) Degree
13 68 (5.95%) CCEA
14 66 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
15 59 (5.17%) CCAA
16 48 (4.20%) CCNA
17 47 (4.12%) VCP5
18 31 (2.71%) VCAP
19 29 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.11%) SLA
2 14 (1.23%) QA
3 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.088%) BS25999
6 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 955 (83.63%) XenApp
2 632 (55.34%) Active Directory
3 628 (54.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 360 (31.52%) Hyper-V
5 345 (30.21%) vSphere
6 233 (20.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 208 (18.21%) XenServer
8 120 (10.51%) VMware ESX
9 97 (8.49%) VMware ESXi
10 56 (4.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 53 (4.64%) vCloud
12 32 (2.80%) Terminal Services
13 21 (1.84%) NFS
13 21 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
14 17 (1.49%) UAG
14 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 16 (1.40%) ISA Server
16 12 (1.05%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.88%) Xen
18 7 (0.61%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 303 (26.53%) SCCM
2 132 (11.56%) SCOM
3 126 (11.03%) XenMobile
4 81 (7.09%) Backup Exec
5 58 (5.08%) EdgeSight
6 49 (4.29%) NetBackup
7 46 (4.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 40 (3.50%) WSUS
9 31 (2.71%) HP SIM
10 26 (2.28%) SCVMM
11 24 (2.10%) WMI
12 23 (2.01%) AppDNA
13 22 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 19 (1.66%) Nagios
15 18 (1.58%) Opsview
16 15 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 12 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
18 10 (0.88%) SCDPM
18 10 (0.88%) OpenView
19 8 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1094 (95.80%) Citrix
2 780 (68.30%) VMware
3 750 (65.67%) Microsoft
4 311 (27.23%) Cisco
5 277 (24.26%) HP
6 217 (19.00%) AppSense
7 210 (18.39%) NetApp
8 152 (13.31%) EMC
9 101 (8.84%) Dell
10 91 (7.97%) Symantec
11 60 (5.25%) Veeam
12 46 (4.03%) Oracle
13 40 (3.50%) Sophos
14 38 (3.33%) Red Hat
14 38 (3.33%) IBM
15 37 (3.24%) Fujitsu
16 36 (3.15%) CommVault
17 30 (2.63%) Veritas
18 29 (2.54%) Apple
19 27 (2.36%) LANDesk
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to 75k base +10% bonus + comprehe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension + life
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
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
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT PACKAGE & BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago