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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 156 160
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.63% 3.19% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Median salary £72,500 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.38% -2.70%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 245 282 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.25% 9.84% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 172 168 147
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 4 £72,500 +107.14%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) XenApp
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
5 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (71.43%) SCCM
5 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (71.43%) Linux
6 9 (64.29%) DHCP
6 9 (64.29%) DNS
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco
6 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
7 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 8 (57.14%) LAN
7 8 (57.14%) WAN
7 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
7 8 (57.14%) SCOM
7 8 (57.14%) Symantec
8 7 (50.00%) Investment Management
8 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
8 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (50.00%) SQL

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 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
1 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 6 (42.86%) IT Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) XenApp
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
2 8 (57.14%) SCOM
3 7 (50.00%) Ansible
3 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Symantec
5 7 (50.00%) CA
5 7 (50.00%) Varonis
6 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 1 (7.14%) Charles River
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) FactSet
6 1 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Reuters
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds