The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 508 486 435
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -51
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 513 580 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 4.34% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 443 435 635
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12653 13368 12504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.33% 12.13% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10724 10977 10513
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Trend

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -23 465 £43,500 +2.35% 47
London +27 233 £52,500 +5.00% 10
City of London +71 93 £49,000 -10.90% 4
South East -11 74 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North West -6 33 £37,500 +8.69% 3
Yorkshire +19 29 £42,000 +52.72% 8
East of England -10 28 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Surrey -22 26 £48,750 +77.27% 1
West Midlands -49 25 £32,500 -23.52% 8
Birmingham -2 21 £30,000 -40.00% 4
South West -12 19 £30,250 -24.37% 1
Manchester -30 19 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Hampshire +8 17 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire +5 17 £41,250 -13.15%
Southampton +11 16 £42,500 -15.00%
Harrogate - 16 £40,250 -
North Yorkshire - 16 £40,250 -
West Yorkshire +7 13 £42,000 +52.72% 8
Bedfordshire +7 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cheshire +35 12 £28,000 -27.74% 2
East Midlands +22 12 £32,750 -12.66%
Dorset - 12 £30,250 - 1
Poole - 12 £30,250 - 1
Leeds +13 10 £42,000 +52.72% 8
Wales +11 10 £32,500 -40.09% 3
South Wales +7 10 £32,500 -39.25% 3
Luton +3 10 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Northwich 0 9 £19,000 -49.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 8 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Nottingham +16 7 £32,500 -11.86%

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 859 (93.88%) Citrix
2 761 (83.17%) XenApp
3 707 (77.27%) VMware
4 649 (70.93%) Windows
5 584 (63.83%) Microsoft
6 524 (57.27%) Active Directory
7 424 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 400 (43.72%) Windows Server
9 284 (31.04%) MS Exchange
10 276 (30.16%) MS Excel
11 273 (29.84%) SCCM
12 266 (29.07%) NetScaler
13 261 (28.52%) ITIL
14 259 (28.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 247 (26.99%) SAN
16 240 (26.23%) Cisco
17 238 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
18 215 (23.50%) vSphere
19 199 (21.75%) Hyper-V
20 198 (21.64%) Microsoft App-V
21 194 (21.20%) SQL Server
22 183 (20.00%) Windows 7
23 178 (19.45%) HP
24 174 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
25 160 (17.49%) AppSense
26 156 (17.05%) Firewall
27 154 (16.83%) Office 365
28 153 (16.72%) Citrix Certification
29 152 (16.61%) Exchange Server 2010
30 151 (16.50%) MS Office

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 284 (31.04%) MS Exchange
2 152 (16.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 83 (9.07%) SharePoint
4 83 (9.07%) Skype for Business
5 53 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 41 (4.48%) IIS
7 37 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.33%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.22%) Documentum
15 1 (0.11%) CMS
15 1 (0.11%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 276 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 151 (16.50%) MS Office
3 11 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.42%) assyst
2 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 154 (16.83%) Office 365
2 96 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (3.72%) Amazon S3
5 32 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.53%) IaaS
7 13 (1.42%) SaaS
8 10 (1.09%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.98%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.55%) PaaS
10 5 (0.55%) Yammer
11 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 266 (29.07%) NetScaler
2 247 (26.99%) SAN
3 156 (17.05%) Firewall
4 126 (13.77%) DNS
5 114 (12.46%) DHCP
5 114 (12.46%) LAN
6 110 (12.02%) WAN
7 70 (7.65%) VPN
8 68 (7.43%) TCP/IP
9 47 (5.14%) LDAP
10 45 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
11 43 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (4.59%) VoIP
13 31 (3.39%) NAS
14 29 (3.17%) Wireless
15 25 (2.73%) VLAN
16 21 (2.30%) MPLS
16 21 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (2.19%) Network Security
18 19 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.77%) MSI
2 2 (0.22%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.22%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 133 (14.54%) Finance
2 46 (5.03%) Advertising
3 41 (4.48%) Law
4 35 (3.83%) Banking
5 29 (3.17%) Legal
6 21 (2.30%) Publishing
7 15 (1.64%) Back Office
7 15 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.77%) Marketing
9 5 (0.55%) Billing
9 5 (0.55%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Retail
11 3 (0.33%) International Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.11%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (17.70%) Citrix Engineer
2 153 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 134 (14.64%) Consultant
4 123 (13.44%) Analyst
5 110 (12.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 108 (11.80%) Support Engineer
7 104 (11.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 68 (7.43%) Support Analyst
9 60 (6.56%) Citrix Consultant
10 55 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 55 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 50 (5.46%) IT Support
12 48 (5.25%) Technical Consultant
13 47 (5.14%) Desktop Support
13 47 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support
14 43 (4.70%) Server Engineer
15 42 (4.59%) Citrix Specialist
16 41 (4.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 41 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
17 39 (4.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.70%) Web Services
2 6 (0.66%) .NET
3 4 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.22%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.11%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (8.63%) Fat Client
2 79 (8.63%) Thin Client
3 75 (8.20%) Data Centre
4 34 (3.72%) Clustering
5 31 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.39%) Replication
6 27 (2.95%) VCE vBlock
7 23 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
10 9 (0.98%) iPad
11 8 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.77%) AS400
12 7 (0.77%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 649 (70.93%) Windows
2 400 (43.72%) Windows Server
3 259 (28.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 238 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 183 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 115 (12.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (8.96%) Windows 8
8 68 (7.43%) Linux
9 62 (6.78%) Windows 10
10 24 (2.62%) Android
11 22 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.08%) Unix
12 19 (2.08%) VMS
13 16 (1.75%) Windows 2000
14 14 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.20%) Windows NT
16 8 (0.87%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.66%) AIX
18 6 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (28.52%) ITIL
2 60 (6.56%) Presales
3 59 (6.45%) Project Management
4 57 (6.23%) Service Delivery
5 55 (6.01%) Service Management
6 54 (5.90%) Change Management
7 52 (5.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 46 (5.03%) Incident Management
9 41 (4.48%) Migration
10 33 (3.61%) ITSM
11 32 (3.50%) Operations Management
12 30 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (3.06%) Application Packaging
13 28 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (2.95%) ITIL V3
15 26 (2.84%) High Availability
15 26 (2.84%) Patch Management
16 25 (2.73%) Mentoring
17 23 (2.51%) Load Balancing
18 22 (2.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (15.52%) PowerShell
2 68 (7.43%) SQL
3 24 (2.62%) VBScript
4 22 (2.40%) VB
5 7 (0.77%) Ruby
6 6 (0.66%) Python
7 5 (0.55%) C
8 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.22%) C#
9 2 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 174 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 153 (16.72%) Citrix Certification
3 128 (13.99%) CCA
4 119 (13.01%) MCSE
5 101 (11.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (6.34%) MCSA
7 57 (6.23%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (3.93%) Degree
9 29 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (3.06%) MCP
11 23 (2.51%) CCEE
11 23 (2.51%) CCNA
12 18 (1.97%) Security Cleared
13 17 (1.86%) MCITP
13 17 (1.86%) VCAP
14 13 (1.42%) CCEA
15 10 (1.09%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.66%) CCNP
17 5 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
18 4 (0.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.76%) SLA
2 14 (1.53%) COBIT
3 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 761 (83.17%) XenApp
2 524 (57.27%) Active Directory
3 424 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 215 (23.50%) vSphere
5 199 (21.75%) Hyper-V
6 198 (21.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 147 (16.07%) XenServer
8 45 (4.92%) VMware ESX
9 43 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
10 41 (4.48%) Terminal Services
11 32 (3.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 21 (2.30%) vCloud
13 10 (1.09%) NFS
13 10 (1.09%) Xen
14 8 (0.87%) Firmware
15 7 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.77%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.55%) MetaFrame
17 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
18 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 273 (29.84%) SCCM
2 126 (13.77%) SCOM
3 70 (7.65%) XenMobile
4 43 (4.70%) EdgeSight
5 31 (3.39%) Backup Exec
6 19 (2.08%) AirWatch
6 19 (2.08%) WSUS
7 13 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (1.42%) vMotion
8 11 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 11 (1.20%) SCOrch
8 11 (1.20%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.87%) ThinApp
10 7 (0.77%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.66%) AppDNA
11 6 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.55%) Nagios
12 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 859 (93.88%) Citrix
2 707 (77.27%) VMware
3 584 (63.83%) Microsoft
4 240 (26.23%) Cisco
5 178 (19.45%) HP
6 160 (17.49%) AppSense
7 119 (13.01%) NetApp
8 66 (7.21%) Dell
9 55 (6.01%) Veeam
10 50 (5.46%) EMC
11 41 (4.48%) Symantec
12 37 (4.04%) IBM
13 29 (3.17%) LANDesk
14 26 (2.84%) Apple
15 22 (2.40%) F5
15 22 (2.40%) Oracle
16 21 (2.30%) CommVault
17 20 (2.19%) 3PAR
17 20 (2.19%) Nimble Storage
18 18 (1.97%) Sophos
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Pontoon
Posted: 6 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday etc.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Overtime, Training,
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Overtime, Training,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Overtime, Training,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Circa £48,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum Other benefits included
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago