The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 93 87
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category - 3.47% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
XenDesktop
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
165 144 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.66% 10.90% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 153 129 114
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Wales region.

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Wales

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) MetaFrame
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (40.00%) vCloud
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Mitel

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) Mitel
5 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago