The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 224 234
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 21 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.63% 2.27% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 17
Median salary £34,000 £30,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.39% -13.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £45,400
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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 579 618 909
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.89% 11.80% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 490 517 679
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the South West

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the South West

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Dorset +8 10 £34,000 +12.39% 3
Gloucestershire -4 5 £26,500 -30.26%
Devon +9 3 £34,000 +25.92% 1
Cornwall - 2 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (96.00%) VMware
3 23 (92.00%) XenApp
4 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (76.00%) Windows
5 18 (72.00%) Office 365
6 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
9 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (44.00%) SAN
11 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (32.00%) MCSE
13 7 (28.00%) vSphere
13 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (24.00%) DHCP
14 6 (24.00%) CCA
14 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (20.00%) SQL
15 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
15 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
16 4 (16.00%) Skype
16 4 (16.00%) Symantec
16 4 (16.00%) Migration

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (16.00%) Skype
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Support
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) HPUX
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Presales
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) MCSE
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (24.00%) CCA
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (16.00%) CCEA
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) XenApp
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (28.00%) vSphere
5 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
8 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (96.00%) VMware
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Intel
5 3 (12.00%) Lotus
5 3 (12.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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