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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 626 601 491
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -110
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 259 396 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 2.32% 3.21% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 226 336 517
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £28,700 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%

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
11161 12340 13907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.59% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 10372 11695
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -20 237 £38,500 -9.41% 33
London -17 90 £40,000 -11.11% 13
South West +26 29 £37,500 +19.04% 5
Dorset +48 24 £37,500 +23.96% 2
North West -39 24 £32,500 -13.33% 5
City of London +25 21 £38,500 -23.00% 5
West Midlands +11 21 £47,500 +14.45%
South East +5 20 £37,500 -9.09% 2
East of England -2 20 £40,750 -4.11% 2
Yorkshire +30 18 £37,500 -10.71% 5
West Yorkshire +47 17 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Leeds +38 14 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Bournemouth - 13 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside -3 12 £32,500 -
Birmingham -6 12 £50,000 +20.48%
Liverpool -11 12 £32,500 -
Poole +18 11 £31,250 +3.30% 1
East Midlands +13 11 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Essex +22 10 £41,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 9 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £36,000 -37.39%
Cardiff +7 7 £24,500 -34.66%
South Wales +1 7 £24,500 -34.66%
Wales -3 7 £24,500 -34.66%
West Sussex +30 6 £61,500 -10.21%
Crawley +12 6 £61,500 -10.21%
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £35,750 +24.34%
Cheshire 0 6 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester -34 6 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Chesterfield - 6 £42,500 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 610 (97.76%) Citrix
2 501 (80.29%) XenApp
3 488 (78.21%) Windows
4 471 (75.48%) VMware
5 415 (66.51%) Active Directory
6 378 (60.58%) Microsoft
7 306 (49.04%) Windows Server
8 293 (46.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 242 (38.78%) MS Exchange
10 212 (33.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 174 (27.88%) Hyper-V
12 171 (27.40%) SAN
13 168 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 150 (24.04%) MS Excel
15 149 (23.88%) Cisco
16 148 (23.72%) ITIL
17 133 (21.31%) SQL Server
18 118 (18.91%) Office 365
19 115 (18.43%) PowerShell
19 115 (18.43%) SCCM
19 115 (18.43%) Exchange Server 2010
20 114 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 111 (17.79%) vSphere
21 111 (17.79%) NetScaler
22 110 (17.63%) DNS
23 108 (17.31%) Windows 7
24 103 (16.51%) DHCP
25 102 (16.35%) Finance
26 98 (15.71%) SQL
27 92 (14.74%) WAN

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
1 242 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 115 (18.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (7.69%) IIS
5 46 (7.37%) SharePoint
6 40 (6.41%) Skype for Business
7 19 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 150 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) assyst
2 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Eikon
3 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 118 (18.91%) Office 365
2 23 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.60%) IaaS
6 9 (1.44%) OneDrive
7 7 (1.12%) SaaS
8 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.96%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.32%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 171 (27.40%) SAN
2 111 (17.79%) NetScaler
3 110 (17.63%) DNS
4 103 (16.51%) DHCP
5 92 (14.74%) WAN
6 84 (13.46%) LAN
7 72 (11.54%) Firewall
8 40 (6.41%) VPN
9 31 (4.97%) iSCSI
10 28 (4.49%) Skype
10 28 (4.49%) TCP/IP
11 27 (4.33%) VoIP
12 21 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (3.37%) MPLS
13 18 (2.88%) Wireless
14 17 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (2.72%) Network Security
15 15 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (2.24%) IP Telephony
17 11 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.64%) Pentaho
6 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.16%) Power BI
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.28%) MSI
2 4 (0.64%) Bugzilla
2 4 (0.64%) FogBugz
2 4 (0.64%) JIRA
2 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.32%) InstallShield
General
1 102 (16.35%) Finance
2 47 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.40%) Back Office
4 10 (1.60%) Publishing
5 8 (1.28%) Billing
5 8 (1.28%) Local Government
6 7 (1.12%) Advertising
7 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.96%) Legal
7 6 (0.96%) Online Betting
8 5 (0.80%) Banking
8 5 (0.80%) Games
8 5 (0.80%) Law
8 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (19.23%) Analyst
2 115 (18.43%) Support Engineer
3 105 (16.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 105 (16.83%) Citrix Engineer
4 91 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 90 (14.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 66 (10.58%) Citrix Support
7 58 (9.29%) Support Analyst
8 56 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 49 (7.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 40 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 40 (6.41%) Consultant
10 40 (6.41%) Infrastructure Support
10 40 (6.41%) Service Analyst
11 39 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
12 32 (5.13%) Administrator
13 31 (4.97%) IT Engineer
14 30 (4.81%) Citrix Support Engineer
15 29 (4.65%) IT Support
16 28 (4.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.60%) Web Services
2 3 (0.48%) LINQ
3 2 (0.32%) .NET
3 2 (0.32%) CSS
3 2 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.16%) CGI
4 1 (0.16%) HTML5
4 1 (0.16%) MAPI
4 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 47 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 24 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 24 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 16 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 13 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (2.08%) Replication
7 12 (1.92%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.92%) iSeries
8 11 (1.76%) Clustering
9 9 (1.44%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.28%) iPad
10 8 (1.28%) iPhone
10 8 (1.28%) User Experience
11 7 (1.12%) CESG
11 7 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 488 (78.21%) Windows
2 306 (49.04%) Windows Server
3 212 (33.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (17.31%) Windows 7
6 66 (10.58%) Linux
7 65 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (7.37%) Windows 10
9 32 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 20 (3.21%) Unix
11 12 (1.92%) Android
12 11 (1.76%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.76%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.64%) VMS
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.64%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.72%) ITIL
2 44 (7.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 42 (6.73%) Mentoring
4 36 (5.77%) Service Management
5 33 (5.29%) Change Control
5 33 (5.29%) Project Management
6 28 (4.49%) Service Delivery
7 27 (4.33%) Presales
8 24 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (3.53%) Migration
10 18 (2.88%) Incident Management
11 17 (2.72%) Load Balancing
11 17 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (2.56%) People Management
12 16 (2.56%) PRINCE2
13 15 (2.40%) Application Packaging
13 15 (2.40%) Business Continuity
13 15 (2.40%) Change Management
13 15 (2.40%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 115 (18.43%) PowerShell
2 98 (15.71%) SQL
3 19 (3.04%) VBScript
4 14 (2.24%) C
5 10 (1.60%) Python
6 9 (1.44%) VB
7 6 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.80%) Ruby
9 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.64%) Perl
10 2 (0.32%) C#
11 1 (0.16%) Go
11 1 (0.16%) Java
11 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 114 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (13.94%) Citrix Certification
3 70 (11.22%) MCSE
4 60 (9.62%) CCA
5 46 (7.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (4.81%) Security Cleared
8 29 (4.65%) MCITP
8 29 (4.65%) MCSA
9 25 (4.01%) CCNA
9 25 (4.01%) Degree
9 25 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (3.53%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.92%) MCP
12 10 (1.60%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.60%) CCAA
13 9 (1.44%) CISSP
13 9 (1.44%) VCP5
14 7 (1.12%) CCIE
14 7 (1.12%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.69%) SLA
2 13 (2.08%) QA
3 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.44%) PMBOK
5 7 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.32%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 501 (80.29%) XenApp
2 415 (66.51%) Active Directory
3 293 (46.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 174 (27.88%) Hyper-V
5 111 (17.79%) vSphere
6 72 (11.54%) XenServer
7 46 (7.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (4.65%) Terminal Services
9 27 (4.33%) VMware ESX
10 26 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (1.60%) vCloud
14 8 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 8 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (1.28%) NFS
15 7 (1.12%) BitLocker
15 7 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.64%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 115 (18.43%) SCCM
2 51 (8.17%) SCOM
3 20 (3.21%) WSUS
4 17 (2.72%) XenMobile
5 13 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (1.60%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.60%) EdgeSight
7 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (1.12%) QRadar
10 7 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
11 5 (0.80%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.64%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.64%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 610 (97.76%) Citrix
2 471 (75.48%) VMware
3 378 (60.58%) Microsoft
4 149 (23.88%) Cisco
5 90 (14.42%) HP
6 71 (11.38%) AppSense
7 62 (9.94%) NetApp
8 53 (8.49%) EMC
9 36 (5.77%) Symantec
10 34 (5.45%) Apple
11 25 (4.01%) Dell
11 25 (4.01%) IBM
11 25 (4.01%) Veeam
12 23 (3.69%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.21%) Juniper
13 20 (3.21%) Oracle
14 19 (3.04%) F5
15 18 (2.88%) Computacenter
15 18 (2.88%) MobileIron
16 16 (2.56%) Avaya
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Galliard Homes
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
SentryBay
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago