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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 619 673 514
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -159
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 307 306 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.64% 2.54% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 262 253 479
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,350 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

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
11609 12068 13288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.19% 11.06% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9740 10111 10973
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +68 288 £38,000 -9.52% 23
London +38 94 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South East +27 57 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East of England +20 34 £40,750 -1.21% 2
Yorkshire +45 28 £37,500 -10.71%
West Yorkshire +45 28 £37,500 -10.71%
North West -1 27 £33,500 -10.66% 3
South West +22 26 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Leeds +52 23 £37,500 -10.71%
City of London +58 22 £50,000 -4.76%
Merseyside -4 20 £32,500 -
Liverpool -6 20 £32,500 -
Dorset - 18 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +18 17 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £34,000 +23.63% 1
West Midlands -1 15 £60,000 +50.00% 3
West Sussex +29 13 £58,000 -12.78% 2
Crawley +7 13 £58,000 -12.78% 2
Bournemouth - 13 £37,500 - 1
Watford +5 11 £55,000 +33.33%
Milton Keynes - 11 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £40,000 -8.04%
Kent +21 9 £28,500 -19.71% 1
Berkshire -7 8 £36,250 -9.37% 2
South Wales +12 7 £25,750 -0.96% 1
Wales +6 7 £25,750 -0.96% 1
Slough +19 6 £37,500 -30.23%
Coventry -2 6 £65,000 +73.33%
Manchester -17 6 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Bristol - 6 £31,000 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 773 (96.75%) Citrix
2 619 (77.47%) XenApp
3 610 (76.35%) VMware
4 559 (69.96%) Windows
5 501 (62.70%) Active Directory
6 495 (61.95%) Microsoft
7 378 (47.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 339 (42.43%) Windows Server
9 254 (31.79%) MS Exchange
10 228 (28.54%) Hyper-V
11 223 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 215 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 213 (26.66%) NetScaler
14 204 (25.53%) Cisco
15 199 (24.91%) ITIL
16 193 (24.16%) SAN
17 189 (23.65%) SCCM
18 185 (23.15%) MS Excel
19 161 (20.15%) vSphere
20 158 (19.77%) Windows 7
21 155 (19.40%) SQL Server
22 151 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
23 146 (18.27%) PowerShell
24 134 (16.77%) Office 365
25 131 (16.40%) HP
26 130 (16.27%) DNS
26 130 (16.27%) Finance
27 129 (16.15%) DHCP
28 124 (15.52%) Citrix Certification
29 118 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 254 (31.79%) MS Exchange
2 118 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 49 (6.13%) Skype for Business
6 43 (5.38%) IIS
7 18 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.13%) Documentum
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 185 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 96 (12.02%) MS Office
3 5 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) assyst
2 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 134 (16.77%) Office 365
2 50 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.75%) Amazon S3
6 20 (2.50%) IaaS
7 14 (1.75%) OneDrive
8 8 (1.00%) SaaS
9 6 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.63%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 213 (26.66%) NetScaler
2 193 (24.16%) SAN
3 130 (16.27%) DNS
4 129 (16.15%) DHCP
5 114 (14.27%) WAN
6 113 (14.14%) LAN
7 92 (11.51%) Firewall
8 57 (7.13%) TCP/IP
9 51 (6.38%) VoIP
10 49 (6.13%) VPN
11 32 (4.01%) iSCSI
12 27 (3.38%) Skype
13 26 (3.25%) LDAP
13 26 (3.25%) MPLS
14 23 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
14 23 (2.88%) Wireless
15 21 (2.63%) NAS
16 20 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
16 20 (2.50%) IP Telephony
17 18 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.50%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.13%) MySQL
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.13%) Power BI
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.50%) MSI
2 5 (0.63%) Bugzilla
2 5 (0.63%) FogBugz
2 5 (0.63%) JIRA
2 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.25%) InstallShield
General
1 130 (16.27%) Finance
2 43 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.25%) Legal
4 24 (3.00%) Advertising
4 24 (3.00%) Publishing
5 22 (2.75%) Back Office
6 17 (2.13%) Law
7 11 (1.38%) Local Government
8 10 (1.25%) Banking
8 10 (1.25%) Online Betting
9 9 (1.13%) Marketing
10 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.88%) Retail
11 5 (0.63%) Electronics
12 4 (0.50%) Billing
12 4 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 160 (20.03%) Citrix Engineer
2 146 (18.27%) Analyst
3 118 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (11.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 90 (11.26%) Consultant
5 90 (11.26%) Support Engineer
6 86 (10.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 60 (7.51%) Support Analyst
8 59 (7.38%) Citrix Support
8 59 (7.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 58 (7.26%) Citrix Consultant
10 45 (5.63%) Architect
11 43 (5.38%) Citrix Analyst
11 43 (5.38%) Desktop Support
12 41 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 41 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
13 38 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
14 35 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support
14 35 (4.38%) Service Analyst
14 35 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.00%) Web Services
2 5 (0.63%) CGI
3 2 (0.25%) .NET
3 2 (0.25%) CSS
3 2 (0.25%) HTML
3 2 (0.25%) XML
4 1 (0.13%) Ajax
4 1 (0.13%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.13%) HTML5
4 1 (0.13%) jQuery
4 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.13%) WPF
4 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 88 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.50%) Fat Client
4 28 (3.50%) Thin Client
5 22 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 21 (2.63%) Clustering
6 21 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.88%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.75%) FlexPod
9 14 (1.75%) iSeries
9 14 (1.75%) Replication
10 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 13 (1.63%) VCE vBlock
11 10 (1.25%) iPad
11 10 (1.25%) User Experience
12 9 (1.13%) iPhone
12 9 (1.13%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 559 (69.96%) Windows
2 339 (42.43%) Windows Server
3 223 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 215 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 158 (19.77%) Windows 7
6 81 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (8.89%) Linux
8 63 (7.88%) Windows 10
9 49 (6.13%) Windows 8
10 29 (3.63%) Unix
11 17 (2.13%) Android
12 14 (1.75%) VMS
13 13 (1.63%) Windows 2000
14 12 (1.50%) Windows NT
15 11 (1.38%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.25%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.38%) CentOS
19 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (24.91%) ITIL
2 68 (8.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 65 (8.14%) Project Management
4 48 (6.01%) Service Management
5 40 (5.01%) Service Delivery
6 39 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 36 (4.51%) Presales
8 33 (4.13%) Change Control
8 33 (4.13%) Migration
9 31 (3.88%) Change Management
10 29 (3.63%) Application Packaging
11 27 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (3.38%) Server Virtualisation
12 26 (3.25%) Incident Management
13 25 (3.13%) PRINCE2
14 24 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (3.00%) ITSM
15 23 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (2.75%) Operations Management
16 22 (2.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (18.27%) PowerShell
2 100 (12.52%) SQL
3 29 (3.63%) VBScript
4 17 (2.13%) Python
5 13 (1.63%) C
6 12 (1.50%) Ruby
6 12 (1.50%) VB
7 7 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.50%) Perl
9 2 (0.25%) C#
9 2 (0.25%) Java
10 1 (0.13%) Go
10 1 (0.13%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (15.52%) Citrix Certification
3 100 (12.52%) MCSE
4 89 (11.14%) CCA
5 73 (9.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 52 (6.51%) ITIL Certification
7 43 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 35 (4.38%) MCSA
10 32 (4.01%) CCNA
11 30 (3.75%) Degree
12 28 (3.50%) MCITP
13 24 (3.00%) SC Cleared
14 18 (2.25%) MCP
15 12 (1.50%) MCTS
16 11 (1.38%) A+ Certification
16 11 (1.38%) CCAA
17 9 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
18 8 (1.00%) CCIE
19 7 (0.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.88%) SLA
2 13 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.88%) PMBOK
4 7 (0.88%) QA
5 6 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 619 (77.47%) XenApp
2 501 (62.70%) Active Directory
3 378 (47.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 228 (28.54%) Hyper-V
5 161 (20.15%) vSphere
6 112 (14.02%) XenServer
7 91 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (5.26%) Terminal Services
9 39 (4.88%) VMware ESX
10 34 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
11 33 (4.13%) vCloud
12 16 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (1.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (1.50%) NFS
14 12 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (1.25%) Xen
16 6 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.75%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.75%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 189 (23.65%) SCCM
2 74 (9.26%) SCOM
3 48 (6.01%) XenMobile
4 21 (2.63%) vMotion
5 19 (2.38%) AirWatch
5 19 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.25%) WSUS
7 16 (2.00%) EdgeSight
7 16 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.50%) NetBackup
9 11 (1.38%) AppDNA
9 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (1.25%) Nagios
10 10 (1.25%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
11 9 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (0.75%) QRadar
12 6 (0.75%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 773 (96.75%) Citrix
2 610 (76.35%) VMware
3 495 (61.95%) Microsoft
4 204 (25.53%) Cisco
5 131 (16.40%) HP
6 100 (12.52%) AppSense
7 86 (10.76%) NetApp
8 59 (7.38%) EMC
9 57 (7.13%) Symantec
10 40 (5.01%) Veeam
11 39 (4.88%) Oracle
12 34 (4.26%) Dell
13 33 (4.13%) IBM
14 30 (3.75%) Apple
15 25 (3.13%) Computacenter
16 23 (2.88%) F5
17 22 (2.75%) LANDesk
17 22 (2.75%) MobileIron
18 17 (2.13%) Avaya
19 16 (2.00%) Juniper
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barlborough, Derbyshire
IT Alliance Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £63000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £280000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 20 days ago