Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 228 196
Rank change year-on-year +5 -32 +31
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.078% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 1.12% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £54,750 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.59% +8.42% +16.09%
10th Percentile £48,250 £33,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £60,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 564 626 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.97% 11.10% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 407 429 278
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,825 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,500 £58,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%

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 20 March 2019. 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 - 3 - - 1
Glasgow +14 1 £49,500 -9.59%
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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%) SQL Server
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%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ

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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas