Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 203 204
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +13
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.075% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 4.99% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 6
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £57,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.91% +61.97% -19.77%
10th Percentile £48,250 £46,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £50,750 £73,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +15.38% -8.24%

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

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 611 541 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.46% 9.60% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 424 386 358
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +11.76% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,625 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Scotland

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Scotland

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fife - 3 - -
Glasgow -13 1 £49,500 +4.21% 1
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) PowerCLI
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) PowerCLI
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas