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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 548 670 529
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -141
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 384 312 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 2.55% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 322 253 480
Median salary £41,127 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
11885 12214 13229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.33% 11.17% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10090 10172 10880
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +120 352 £40,813 -3.96% 25
London +74 136 £50,000 - 9
South East +40 74 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Yorkshire +51 37 £37,500 -10.71% 3
West Yorkshire +40 37 £37,500 -10.71% 3
East of England +4 35 £43,750 +9.37% 1
City of London +71 33 £50,000 +1.01% 2
Leeds +52 33 £37,500 -10.71% 2
North West +8 24 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +43 21 £40,000 +36.75% 1
South West +22 20 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hertfordshire +18 18 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands 0 17 £65,000 +62.50%
Milton Keynes - 17 £40,000 -
West Sussex +9 13 £46,000 -26.10% 1
Crawley +1 13 £46,000 -27.55% 1
Watford +23 12 £55,000 +33.33%
South Wales +16 12 £40,000 +50.94%
Wales +12 12 £40,000 +50.94%
Berkshire -3 11 £35,000 -23.91% 2
Kent +27 10 £28,500 -19.71% 2
Manchester -28 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Merseyside - 9 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 9 £32,500 -
Dorset - 9 £37,500 - 2
Bournemouth - 9 £37,500 - 1
Bristol +17 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £40,000 -8.04%
Slough +21 7 £37,500 -46.42%
Cardiff +16 7 £45,000 +69.81%

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 846 (95.27%) Citrix
2 692 (77.93%) XenApp
3 674 (75.90%) VMware
4 606 (68.24%) Windows
5 554 (62.39%) Active Directory
6 553 (62.27%) Microsoft
7 424 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 362 (40.77%) Windows Server
9 295 (33.22%) MS Exchange
10 249 (28.04%) Hyper-V
11 245 (27.59%) NetScaler
12 234 (26.35%) SCCM
13 233 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 231 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 225 (25.34%) ITIL
16 220 (24.77%) Cisco
17 215 (24.21%) SAN
18 209 (23.54%) MS Excel
19 193 (21.73%) vSphere
20 182 (20.50%) Windows 7
21 180 (20.27%) SQL Server
22 175 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
23 174 (19.59%) PowerShell
24 162 (18.24%) HP
25 148 (16.67%) Office 365
26 140 (15.77%) DNS
27 139 (15.65%) DHCP
28 137 (15.43%) Finance
29 136 (15.32%) XenServer
30 134 (15.09%) 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
1 295 (33.22%) MS Exchange
2 129 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (9.01%) SharePoint
4 78 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (6.53%) Skype for Business
6 52 (5.86%) IIS
7 28 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.11%) Documentum
13 1 (0.11%) Drupal
13 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 209 (23.54%) MS Excel
2 130 (14.64%) MS Office
3 11 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) assyst
3 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.56%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 148 (16.67%) Office 365
2 69 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (3.04%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.59%) IaaS
7 18 (2.03%) OneDrive
8 13 (1.46%) SaaS
9 6 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.56%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.45%) PaaS
11 4 (0.45%) Yammer
12 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 245 (27.59%) NetScaler
2 215 (24.21%) SAN
3 140 (15.77%) DNS
4 139 (15.65%) DHCP
5 124 (13.96%) WAN
6 123 (13.85%) LAN
7 119 (13.40%) Firewall
8 65 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 56 (6.31%) VPN
10 49 (5.52%) VoIP
11 34 (3.83%) LDAP
12 31 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (3.27%) Remote Desktop
13 29 (3.27%) Wireless
14 28 (3.15%) iSCSI
14 28 (3.15%) Skype
15 25 (2.82%) MPLS
16 24 (2.70%) NAS
17 23 (2.59%) IP Telephony
18 21 (2.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.45%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.11%) MySQL
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.11%) Power BI
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.35%) MSI
2 5 (0.56%) Bugzilla
2 5 (0.56%) FogBugz
2 5 (0.56%) JIRA
2 5 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.34%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 137 (15.43%) Finance
2 36 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.83%) Legal
4 30 (3.38%) Advertising
5 28 (3.15%) Back Office
6 26 (2.93%) Law
7 25 (2.82%) Publishing
8 14 (1.58%) Banking
9 11 (1.24%) Local Government
10 10 (1.13%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.90%) Marketing
12 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.68%) Retail
14 5 (0.56%) Electronics
15 4 (0.45%) Billing
16 3 (0.34%) Games
16 3 (0.34%) International Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 184 (20.72%) Citrix Engineer
2 155 (17.45%) Analyst
3 134 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 109 (12.27%) Consultant
5 100 (11.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 95 (10.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 94 (10.59%) Support Engineer
8 68 (7.66%) Support Analyst
9 63 (7.09%) Citrix Consultant
10 61 (6.87%) Citrix Support
11 56 (6.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 50 (5.63%) Desktop Support
13 48 (5.41%) Architect
13 48 (5.41%) Citrix Analyst
14 47 (5.29%) VMware Engineer
15 44 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
15 44 (4.95%) Server Engineer
16 42 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 41 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
18 39 (4.39%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.38%) Web Services
2 5 (0.56%) CGI
3 4 (0.45%) .NET
4 2 (0.23%) CSS
4 2 (0.23%) HTML
4 2 (0.23%) XML
5 1 (0.11%) Ajax
5 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.11%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.11%) HTML5
5 1 (0.11%) jQuery
5 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.11%) WPF
5 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 102 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.62%) Fat Client
3 41 (4.62%) Thin Client
4 27 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.93%) Clustering
6 22 (2.48%) Replication
7 21 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.80%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.58%) FlexPod
10 14 (1.58%) VCE vBlock
11 13 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
12 12 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
13 11 (1.24%) iSeries
14 10 (1.13%) iPad
14 10 (1.13%) User Experience
15 8 (0.90%) iPhone
15 8 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 606 (68.24%) Windows
2 362 (40.77%) Windows Server
3 233 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 231 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 182 (20.50%) Windows 7
6 77 (8.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 60 (6.76%) Linux
9 58 (6.53%) Windows 8
10 30 (3.38%) Unix
11 20 (2.25%) Android
12 17 (1.91%) Windows 2000
13 14 (1.58%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.58%) VMS
14 12 (1.35%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.35%) Windows NT
14 12 (1.35%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.45%) CentOS
16 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (25.34%) ITIL
2 73 (8.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 72 (8.11%) Project Management
4 61 (6.87%) Service Delivery
5 54 (6.08%) Service Management
6 50 (5.63%) Presales
7 46 (5.18%) Mentoring
8 44 (4.95%) Change Management
8 44 (4.95%) Migration
9 33 (3.72%) Change Control
10 32 (3.60%) Application Packaging
11 31 (3.49%) ITSM
12 30 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (3.38%) People Management
13 28 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (3.15%) Operations Management
13 28 (3.15%) PRINCE2
14 27 (3.04%) Incident Management
14 27 (3.04%) Server Virtualisation
15 25 (2.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 174 (19.59%) PowerShell
2 99 (11.15%) SQL
3 37 (4.17%) VBScript
4 17 (1.91%) Python
4 17 (1.91%) VB
5 12 (1.35%) Ruby
6 10 (1.13%) C
7 7 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.45%) Perl
9 3 (0.34%) C#
10 2 (0.23%) Java
11 1 (0.11%) Go
11 1 (0.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 175 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (15.09%) Citrix Certification
3 116 (13.06%) MCSE
4 99 (11.15%) CCA
5 91 (10.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (6.53%) ITIL Certification
7 49 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (5.41%) MCSA
9 38 (4.28%) CCNA
10 36 (4.05%) Security Cleared
11 32 (3.60%) Degree
12 29 (3.27%) MCITP
13 21 (2.36%) MCP
14 19 (2.14%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.24%) VCAP
16 10 (1.13%) MCTS
17 9 (1.01%) A+ Certification
17 9 (1.01%) CCAA
17 9 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
18 8 (0.90%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.74%) SLA
2 15 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.79%) QA
5 6 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.45%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 692 (77.93%) XenApp
2 554 (62.39%) Active Directory
3 424 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 249 (28.04%) Hyper-V
5 193 (21.73%) vSphere
6 136 (15.32%) XenServer
7 129 (14.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 46 (5.18%) VMware ESX
9 45 (5.07%) Terminal Services
10 40 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
12 34 (3.83%) vCloud
13 18 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 18 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (1.24%) NFS
15 10 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (1.13%) Xen
16 9 (1.01%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 234 (26.35%) SCCM
2 96 (10.81%) SCOM
3 53 (5.97%) XenMobile
4 25 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 23 (2.59%) AirWatch
5 23 (2.59%) WSUS
6 22 (2.48%) EdgeSight
6 22 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 21 (2.36%) vMotion
8 18 (2.03%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.46%) SCVMM
10 12 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (1.24%) AppDNA
11 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (1.13%) Nagios
13 9 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 6 (0.68%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 846 (95.27%) Citrix
2 674 (75.90%) VMware
3 553 (62.27%) Microsoft
4 220 (24.77%) Cisco
5 162 (18.24%) HP
6 122 (13.74%) AppSense
7 106 (11.94%) NetApp
8 67 (7.55%) Symantec
9 62 (6.98%) EMC
10 52 (5.86%) Veeam
11 48 (5.41%) Dell
12 42 (4.73%) Oracle
13 33 (3.72%) IBM
14 28 (3.15%) F5
14 28 (3.15%) LANDesk
15 27 (3.04%) Apple
16 26 (2.93%) Computacenter
17 18 (2.03%) Intel Security
17 18 (2.03%) Wyse
18 17 (1.91%) Altiris
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + fantastic package
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Wipro
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £32000.0000 - £42000.0000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30250 - £35700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £45,000 (depending on experience) incl on-call allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
London - Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £39,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago