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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 491 485 482
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 492 560 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 4.03% 4.43% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 414 438 556
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
12194 12650 12772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.40% 11.86% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10319 10460 10813
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 31 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 31 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 -21 439 £42,500 - 40
London +29 200 £50,000 - 16
South East -1 78 £42,500 +6.25% 5
City of London +52 68 £44,250 -19.54% 2
Yorkshire +37 33 £40,000 +8.10% 2
North West -1 31 £35,000 -6.66% 4
West Midlands -36 29 £35,000 -17.64% 5
East of England -12 26 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +19 22 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Surrey -15 21 £47,500 +46.15%
Birmingham -12 18 £31,250 -18.83% 2
Leeds +23 17 £37,500 +1.35% 1
South Wales +14 17 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Wales +14 17 £32,500 -39.25% 4
South West -4 17 £30,250 -24.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +36 16 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cheshire +37 15 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Berkshire -5 15 £25,000 -47.36%
Manchester -26 15 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Hampshire +3 13 £42,500 -15.00%
East Midlands +8 12 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Northwich +1 12 £28,000 -25.33%
Bedfordshire +16 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Harrogate - 11 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 -
Dorset +22 9 £30,250 -13.57%
Poole +5 9 £30,250 -13.57%
Southampton +2 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Milton Keynes - 9 £40,000 - 4
Cardiff +9 8 £32,500 +62.50% 2

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 876 (94.09%) Citrix
2 754 (80.99%) XenApp
3 728 (78.20%) VMware
4 636 (68.31%) Windows
5 579 (62.19%) Microsoft
6 548 (58.86%) Active Directory
7 435 (46.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 396 (42.53%) Windows Server
9 294 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 286 (30.72%) SCCM
11 283 (30.40%) MS Excel
12 261 (28.03%) NetScaler
13 251 (26.96%) ITIL
14 249 (26.75%) SAN
15 248 (26.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 245 (26.32%) Cisco
17 229 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
18 220 (23.63%) vSphere
19 206 (22.13%) Hyper-V
20 197 (21.16%) SQL Server
21 186 (19.98%) Windows 7
22 184 (19.76%) Microsoft Certification
23 182 (19.55%) Microsoft App-V
24 178 (19.12%) HP
25 169 (18.15%) Office 365
26 163 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
27 154 (16.54%) PowerShell
27 154 (16.54%) MS Office
28 152 (16.33%) AppSense
29 150 (16.11%) Citrix Certification

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
1 294 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 163 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 90 (9.67%) SharePoint
5 69 (7.41%) Skype for Business
6 52 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (4.30%) IIS
8 32 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.43%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.21%) Documentum
14 1 (0.11%) CMS
14 1 (0.11%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 283 (30.40%) MS Excel
2 154 (16.54%) MS Office
3 12 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.40%) assyst
2 8 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 169 (18.15%) Office 365
2 104 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (4.30%) Amazon S3
6 21 (2.26%) IaaS
7 13 (1.40%) OneDrive
7 13 (1.40%) SaaS
8 9 (0.97%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.54%) PaaS
9 5 (0.54%) Yammer
10 3 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.32%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 261 (28.03%) NetScaler
2 249 (26.75%) SAN
3 147 (15.79%) Firewall
4 126 (13.53%) LAN
5 123 (13.21%) DNS
6 120 (12.89%) WAN
7 118 (12.67%) DHCP
8 73 (7.84%) TCP/IP
9 70 (7.52%) VPN
10 47 (5.05%) LDAP
10 47 (5.05%) VoIP
11 44 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (4.19%) Remote Desktop
13 31 (3.33%) NAS
14 30 (3.22%) VLAN
15 25 (2.69%) Wireless
16 24 (2.58%) MPLS
17 22 (2.36%) IP Telephony
17 22 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 31 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.64%) MSI
2 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.21%) FogBugz
2 2 (0.21%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.21%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 139 (14.93%) Finance
2 50 (5.37%) Advertising
3 39 (4.19%) Law
4 37 (3.97%) Legal
5 32 (3.44%) Banking
6 26 (2.79%) Publishing
7 21 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.15%) Back Office
9 10 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.86%) Marketing
11 6 (0.64%) Electronics
11 6 (0.64%) Retail
12 4 (0.43%) Billing
12 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.43%) Local Government
12 4 (0.43%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.32%) International Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (18.15%) Citrix Engineer
2 147 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 136 (14.61%) Analyst
4 124 (13.32%) Consultant
5 116 (12.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 112 (12.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 104 (11.17%) Support Engineer
8 68 (7.30%) Support Analyst
9 59 (6.34%) Citrix Consultant
10 56 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 52 (5.59%) Desktop Support
12 51 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 51 (5.48%) IT Support
13 48 (5.16%) Citrix Specialist
13 48 (5.16%) VMware Engineer
14 46 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
15 41 (4.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 41 (4.40%) Server Engineer
16 40 (4.30%) Citrix Support
16 40 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.26%) Web Services
2 4 (0.43%) .NET
2 4 (0.43%) CGI
3 3 (0.32%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.11%) Ajax
5 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.11%) CSS
5 1 (0.11%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.11%) HTML
5 1 (0.11%) jQuery
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.11%) WPF
5 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.92%) Data Centre
3 63 (6.77%) Fat Client
3 63 (6.77%) Thin Client
4 35 (3.76%) Clustering
5 29 (3.11%) Replication
6 28 (3.01%) Blackberry
7 27 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 25 (2.69%) VCE vBlock
9 22 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 19 (2.04%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (0.97%) FlexPod
13 8 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.86%) HP StoreVirtual
13 8 (0.86%) iPad
14 6 (0.64%) AS400
14 6 (0.64%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 636 (68.31%) Windows
2 396 (42.53%) Windows Server
3 248 (26.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 229 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 186 (19.98%) Windows 7
6 102 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 72 (7.73%) Windows 10
9 62 (6.66%) Linux
10 25 (2.69%) Unix
11 24 (2.58%) Android
12 19 (2.04%) VMS
13 16 (1.72%) Windows 2000
14 15 (1.61%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.18%) Windows NT
16 10 (1.07%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.86%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (26.96%) ITIL
2 69 (7.41%) Project Management
3 59 (6.34%) Service Delivery
4 55 (5.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 53 (5.69%) Service Management
6 52 (5.59%) Change Management
7 48 (5.16%) Presales
8 41 (4.40%) Incident Management
9 37 (3.97%) Migration
9 37 (3.97%) Operations Management
10 35 (3.76%) ITSM
11 30 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (3.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 30 (3.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 26 (2.79%) Application Packaging
12 26 (2.79%) ITIL V3
13 25 (2.69%) Load Balancing
14 24 (2.58%) Mentoring
14 24 (2.58%) PRINCE2
15 23 (2.47%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (16.54%) PowerShell
2 85 (9.13%) SQL
3 26 (2.79%) VBScript
4 21 (2.26%) VB
5 11 (1.18%) Ruby
6 10 (1.07%) Python
7 6 (0.64%) C
8 4 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.21%) C#
11 1 (0.11%) Java
11 1 (0.11%) Perl
11 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 184 (19.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (16.11%) Citrix Certification
3 127 (13.64%) MCSE
4 119 (12.78%) CCA
5 105 (11.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 67 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
7 56 (6.02%) MCSA
8 40 (4.30%) Degree
9 32 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (2.90%) MCP
11 24 (2.58%) CCNA
12 23 (2.47%) MCITP
13 22 (2.36%) Security Cleared
14 18 (1.93%) CCEE
14 18 (1.93%) VCAP
15 10 (1.07%) CCEA
15 10 (1.07%) SC Cleared
16 7 (0.75%) CCNP
16 7 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.84%) SLA
2 12 (1.29%) COBIT
3 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.54%) QA
5 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 754 (80.99%) XenApp
2 548 (58.86%) Active Directory
3 435 (46.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 220 (23.63%) vSphere
5 206 (22.13%) Hyper-V
6 182 (19.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 147 (15.79%) XenServer
8 43 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (4.51%) Terminal Services
9 42 (4.51%) VMware ESX
10 32 (3.44%) vCloud
11 29 (3.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 14 (1.50%) Xen
13 10 (1.07%) NFS
14 9 (0.97%) Firmware
15 6 (0.64%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.43%) MetaFrame
17 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 286 (30.72%) SCCM
2 132 (14.18%) SCOM
3 70 (7.52%) XenMobile
4 36 (3.87%) Backup Exec
5 35 (3.76%) EdgeSight
6 23 (2.47%) AirWatch
7 19 (2.04%) vMotion
8 18 (1.93%) WSUS
9 16 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (1.40%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.40%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.18%) Nagios
11 11 (1.18%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.97%) ThinApp
13 8 (0.86%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.75%) AppDNA
15 6 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 5 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 876 (94.09%) Citrix
2 728 (78.20%) VMware
3 579 (62.19%) Microsoft
4 245 (26.32%) Cisco
5 178 (19.12%) HP
6 152 (16.33%) AppSense
7 113 (12.14%) NetApp
8 63 (6.77%) Dell
9 54 (5.80%) EMC
10 53 (5.69%) Veeam
11 49 (5.26%) Symantec
12 36 (3.87%) IBM
13 33 (3.54%) LANDesk
14 29 (3.11%) F5
15 28 (3.01%) Oracle
16 25 (2.69%) Apple
17 21 (2.26%) CommVault
18 20 (2.15%) Nimble Storage
19 19 (2.04%) 3PAR
19 19 (2.04%) Wyse
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £50 to £70 per annum 50-70K base (depending on experience) bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: Pension, healthcare, extras
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: car + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Overtime + Training + Development
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Overtime Rates etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Posted: 8 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k - 42k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: £45k + 5% benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nationwide
Softcat
Salary: Competitive Salary and Bonus Structure
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago