Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 210 222
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 +20
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 25 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 4.57% 1.46% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 18
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £36,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.72% -13.25% -7.78%
10th Percentile £47,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £44,500 £64,300
UK median annual salary £44,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.88% -5.88% -5.56%

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 547 548 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.70% 10.46% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 391 363 326
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 17 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +2 20 £57,500 +64.29%
Glasgow -6 5 £47,500 +11.76%
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
1 25 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (88.00%) SCCM
2 22 (88.00%) SCOM
2 22 (88.00%) DHCP
2 22 (88.00%) DNS
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (80.00%) PowerShell
4 20 (80.00%) XenApp
4 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (72.00%) Hyper-V
5 18 (72.00%) Cisco
5 18 (72.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (68.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (56.00%) Application Packaging
9 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (56.00%) MCSE
10 13 (52.00%) ITIL
10 13 (52.00%) Internet
10 13 (52.00%) Validation
10 13 (52.00%) Google
10 13 (52.00%) SolarWinds
10 13 (52.00%) Performance Management
10 13 (52.00%) Virtual Team

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 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (32.00%) Office 365
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) DHCP
1 22 (88.00%) DNS
2 13 (52.00%) Internet
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) Skype
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) IT Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Virtual Team
2 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Application Packaging
3 13 (52.00%) ITIL
3 13 (52.00%) Performance Management
3 13 (52.00%) Validation
4 12 (48.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Service Design
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) MCSE
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (80.00%) XenApp
4 18 (72.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (72.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) SCCM
1 22 (88.00%) SCOM
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (16.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco
4 13 (52.00%) Google
4 13 (52.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (24.00%) Symantec
6 4 (16.00%) CA
6 4 (16.00%) Varonis
7 3 (12.00%) Veritas
8 2 (8.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) EMC
8 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.00%) AppSense