The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 18 April 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 for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 58 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 15 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.58% 1.42% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 16.13% 12.82% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.98% 11.05% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XenDesktop
Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Watford

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Watford

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (94.12%) XenApp
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
4 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) vSphere
5 13 (76.47%) IBM
5 13 (76.47%) HP
5 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (76.47%) SAN
5 13 (76.47%) NetApp
5 13 (76.47%) Firewall
5 13 (76.47%) iSCSI
5 13 (76.47%) SCOM
5 13 (76.47%) MCITP
6 12 (70.59%) Windows
6 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
7 10 (58.82%) Migration
7 10 (58.82%) VPN
7 10 (58.82%) Time Management
7 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (52.94%) SCCM
8 9 (52.94%) NCDA
8 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (52.94%) Cisco
8 9 (52.94%) CCNP
9 8 (47.06%) CCNA
9 8 (47.06%) Dell
9 8 (47.06%) EMC

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
1 8 (47.06%) SAS
1 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (47.06%) Lync
1 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
1 13 (76.47%) iSCSI
2 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) NAS
3 8 (47.06%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Consultant
2 11 (64.71%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (58.82%) Project Engineer
3 10 (58.82%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
1 10 (58.82%) Time Management
2 8 (47.06%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) BCP
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (76.47%) MCITP
2 9 (52.94%) NCDA
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) MCSE
3 8 (47.06%) NCIE
3 8 (47.06%) VCAP
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) XenApp
2 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
2 14 (82.35%) vSphere
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (35.29%) XenServer
6 2 (11.76%) MetaFrame
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) SCOM
2 9 (52.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) IBM
4 13 (76.47%) HP
4 13 (76.47%) NetApp
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco
6 8 (47.06%) Dell
6 8 (47.06%) EMC
6 8 (47.06%) Juniper
6 8 (47.06%) WatchGuard
7 2 (11.76%) Altiris
8 1 (5.88%) Lotus
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