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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 91 104
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.74% 4.63% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £72,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +107.14% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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 107 108 101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.77% 9.09% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 57
Median salary £44,000 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) SCCM
4 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (75.00%) DHCP
4 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (66.67%) LAN
5 8 (66.67%) WAN
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
5 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (66.67%) SCOM
6 7 (58.33%) Investment Management
6 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
6 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (58.33%) SQL

XenDesktop
Co-occurring 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 7 (58.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 8 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Investment Management
3 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) SCCM
2 8 (66.67%) SCOM
3 7 (58.33%) Ansible
3 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco
5 7 (58.33%) CA
5 7 (58.33%) Symantec
5 7 (58.33%) Varonis
6 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
6 1 (8.33%) Charles River
6 1 (8.33%) FactSet
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Reuters
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds