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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 450 417 450
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 579 700 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 4.37% 5.98% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 447 589 414
Average salary £43,500 £45,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.86% -9.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%

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
13240 11705 10910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.09% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10967 9742 9135
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -20 544 £45,000 -5.26% 65
London -76 203 £50,000 - 25
South East -56 107 £40,000 -11.11% 9
City of London -9 74 £51,500 +8.42% 8
North West +21 65 £36,000 +2.85% 9
East of England +19 54 £47,000 +17.50% 1
Manchester +18 50 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Surrey +3 37 £32,500 -31.57% 1
West Midlands -10 37 £46,250 -7.50% 10
Berkshire -26 35 £47,500 - 5
South West -3 32 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Yorkshire +13 29 £27,250 -31.87% 6
Hertfordshire +8 26 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Hampshire +17 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Woking +24 24 £27,500 -42.10%
Solihull +13 21 - - 3
Bristol +14 17 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -12 16 £27,500 -37.14% 5
Leeds -1 15 £27,500 -37.14% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £45,000 -
Sheffield +11 13 £27,000 -32.50%
South Yorkshire +10 13 £27,000 -32.50%
Cambridgeshire -1 13 £47,000 +17.50%
Portsmouth - 12 £41,250 -
East Midlands -14 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Gloucestershire -14 10 £28,000 -37.77% 2
Birmingham -20 10 £50,000 - 6
Cheltenham +10 9 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Bedfordshire +22 8 £48,750 +21.87%
Essex +5 8 £50,000 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1095 (96.22%) Citrix
2 952 (83.66%) XenApp
3 862 (75.75%) VMware
4 846 (74.34%) Windows
5 768 (67.49%) Microsoft
6 677 (59.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 644 (56.59%) Active Directory
8 494 (43.41%) MS Exchange
9 403 (35.41%) SAN
10 382 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 382 (33.57%) vSphere
11 357 (31.37%) ITIL
12 346 (30.40%) Citrix Certification
13 345 (30.32%) SCCM
13 345 (30.32%) Hyper-V
14 310 (27.24%) Cisco
15 300 (26.36%) MS Excel
16 285 (25.04%) CCA
17 280 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 279 (24.52%) NetScaler
19 278 (24.43%) HP
20 269 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
21 258 (22.67%) DNS
22 255 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 249 (21.88%) DHCP
24 244 (21.44%) SQL Server
25 238 (20.91%) AppSense
26 237 (20.83%) Windows 7
27 234 (20.56%) Microsoft App-V
28 218 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 494 (43.41%) MS Exchange
2 255 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 158 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 150 (13.18%) Lync
5 123 (10.81%) SharePoint
6 119 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 113 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 99 (8.70%) IIS
9 30 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.62%) Apache
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.35%) GroupWise
15 3 (0.26%) SAS
16 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
17 1 (0.088%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.088%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 300 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 189 (16.61%) MS Office
3 34 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.088%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.088%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.088%) Summit
3 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (7.21%) Office 365
2 19 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.41%) SaaS
5 14 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.44%) IaaS
8 2 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 403 (35.41%) SAN
2 279 (24.52%) NetScaler
3 258 (22.67%) DNS
4 249 (21.88%) DHCP
5 191 (16.78%) Firewall
6 152 (13.36%) LAN
7 131 (11.51%) WAN
8 96 (8.44%) TCP/IP
9 90 (7.91%) iSCSI
10 88 (7.73%) VoIP
11 77 (6.77%) Wireless
12 72 (6.33%) NAS
13 58 (5.10%) VLAN
14 57 (5.01%) VPN
15 45 (3.95%) Internet
16 32 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
17 31 (2.72%) LDAP
18 26 (2.28%) Wireshark
19 25 (2.20%) Unified Communications
20 24 (2.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (21.44%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (2.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 23 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (2.20%) MSI
2 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.62%) AdminStudio
4 6 (0.53%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.088%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.088%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 121 (10.63%) Finance
2 40 (3.51%) Advertising
3 22 (1.93%) Law
4 17 (1.49%) Banking
5 15 (1.32%) Legal
5 15 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.14%) Back Office
6 13 (1.14%) Retail
7 7 (0.62%) Publishing
7 7 (0.62%) Games
7 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.18%) Marketing
9 2 (0.18%) Billing
9 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.088%) Local Government
10 1 (0.088%) Electronics
10 1 (0.088%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 225 (19.77%) Analyst
2 222 (19.51%) Consultant
3 159 (13.97%) Support Engineer
4 156 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 140 (12.30%) Citrix Engineer
6 119 (10.46%) Architect
7 109 (9.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 105 (9.23%) Support Analyst
9 76 (6.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 74 (6.50%) Technical Support
11 68 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
12 66 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 61 (5.36%) Citrix Support
14 60 (5.27%) Citrix Architect
15 57 (5.01%) Senior Consultant
16 48 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
17 47 (4.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
18 43 (3.78%) Service Analyst
18 43 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
19 42 (3.69%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.87%) Application Packaging
2 18 (1.58%) CGI
3 17 (1.49%) Web Services
4 13 (1.14%) .NET
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.26%) ActiveX
6 3 (0.26%) WSH
7 1 (0.088%) HTML
7 1 (0.088%) CSS
7 1 (0.088%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.42%) Clustering
2 87 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (7.47%) Blackberry
4 55 (4.83%) Thin Client
4 55 (4.83%) Fat Client
5 46 (4.04%) Replication
6 30 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.58%) GIS
9 17 (1.49%) EqualLogic
9 17 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.70%) User Experience
13 7 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.62%) PDA
14 6 (0.53%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.53%) iPhone
14 6 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 846 (74.34%) Windows
2 382 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 280 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 237 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 218 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (9.40%) Linux
7 80 (7.03%) Windows 8
8 73 (6.41%) Windows XP
9 35 (3.08%) Windows 2000
10 33 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.85%) UNIX
12 14 (1.23%) Solaris
12 14 (1.23%) Debian
13 13 (1.14%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.14%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.88%) Android
15 9 (0.79%) CentOS
16 8 (0.70%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (31.37%) ITIL
2 99 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 88 (7.73%) Service Management
4 87 (7.64%) Migration
5 69 (6.06%) Project Management
6 59 (5.18%) Problem Management
7 55 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 55 (4.83%) Mentoring
8 42 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 37 (3.25%) Change Management
10 36 (3.16%) Configuration Management
11 34 (2.99%) Business Continuity
11 34 (2.99%) Line Management
12 31 (2.72%) Incident Management
13 30 (2.64%) ITSM
14 28 (2.46%) Software Deployment
15 25 (2.20%) Information Security
15 25 (2.20%) Business Development
16 24 (2.11%) ITIL V3
17 22 (1.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 168 (14.76%) SQL
2 134 (11.78%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.64%) VBScript
4 13 (1.14%) VB
5 5 (0.44%) C#
6 3 (0.26%) Java
6 3 (0.26%) C
6 3 (0.26%) VBA
7 2 (0.18%) R
7 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.088%) C++
8 1 (0.088%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.088%) Python
8 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.088%) VB6
Qualifications
1 346 (30.40%) Citrix Certification
2 285 (25.04%) CCA
3 269 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 211 (18.54%) MCSE
5 199 (17.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 127 (11.16%) MCP
7 123 (10.81%) CCEE
8 122 (10.72%) Security Cleared
9 121 (10.63%) MCSA
10 117 (10.28%) SC Cleared
11 102 (8.96%) Degree
12 96 (8.44%) CCIA
13 81 (7.12%) MCITP
14 74 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
15 51 (4.48%) CCNA
16 50 (4.39%) CCEA
17 49 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
18 45 (3.95%) VCP5
19 43 (3.78%) CCAA
20 33 (2.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (11.25%) SLA
2 11 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.62%) QA
4 5 (0.44%) COBIT
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.088%) BS25999
System Software
1 952 (83.66%) XenApp
2 677 (59.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 644 (56.59%) Active Directory
4 382 (33.57%) vSphere
5 345 (30.32%) Hyper-V
6 234 (20.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 200 (17.57%) XenServer
8 127 (11.16%) VMware ESX
9 111 (9.75%) VMware ESXi
10 65 (5.71%) Terminal Services
11 60 (5.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 53 (4.66%) vCloud
13 16 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (1.41%) Terminal Server
14 15 (1.32%) ISA Server
15 13 (1.14%) UAG
16 11 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
16 11 (0.97%) NFS
17 9 (0.79%) Xen
18 7 (0.62%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 345 (30.32%) SCCM
2 153 (13.44%) SCOM
3 104 (9.14%) XenMobile
4 102 (8.96%) Backup Exec
5 65 (5.71%) EdgeSight
6 57 (5.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 44 (3.87%) NetBackup
8 35 (3.08%) SCVMM
9 27 (2.37%) WSUS
10 24 (2.11%) Nagios
11 23 (2.02%) Opsview
12 22 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 21 (1.85%) WMI
14 19 (1.67%) vMotion
15 15 (1.32%) HP SIM
16 9 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 9 (0.79%) SCDPM
17 8 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
17 8 (0.70%) OpenView
17 8 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1095 (96.22%) Citrix
2 862 (75.75%) VMware
3 768 (67.49%) Microsoft
4 310 (27.24%) Cisco
5 278 (24.43%) HP
6 238 (20.91%) AppSense
7 164 (14.41%) NetApp
8 134 (11.78%) EMC
9 119 (10.46%) Dell
10 104 (9.14%) Veeam
11 98 (8.61%) Symantec
12 52 (4.57%) CommVault
13 42 (3.69%) Fujitsu
14 39 (3.43%) Sophos
15 33 (2.90%) Oracle
16 32 (2.81%) Veritas
16 32 (2.81%) 3PAR
17 29 (2.55%) Red Hat
18 23 (2.02%) Riverbed
18 23 (2.02%) Huawei
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 57,000 + excellent benefits and 31 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent salary + variable + excell
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Salary circa £35k - £40k + Car / Car
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £41000 per annum + Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago