The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 92 98
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 11.27% 2.38% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% +47.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £46,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 71 84 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.31% 6.33% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 60
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +24.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) CA
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (55.56%) SCOM
5 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
5 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) FogBugz
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
2 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) CA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) Varonis
5 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (11.11%) Charles River
5 1 (11.11%) FactSet
5 1 (11.11%) Reuters