Period
to 24 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 6 months to 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 326 271
Rank change year-on-year +16 -55 +35
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 62 72 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.48% 0.51% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 2.48% 3.33% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 49 68 98
Central London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £36,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,875 £72,875
London median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -

XenDesktop is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,504 2,163 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.29% 15.25% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,281 1,972 1,673
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £81,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Central London

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Central London

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Central London over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in Central London

XenDesktop
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 50 £52,500 +16.67% 5
West End of London +9 3 £27,000 -35.33%
City of Westminster - 1 £55,000 -
Lambeth - 1 £39,000 -
Southwark - 1 - -
XenDesktop
London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 54 (87.10%) Citrix
2 52 (83.87%) Windows
3 50 (80.65%) Microsoft
4 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
5 39 (62.90%) Office 365
6 37 (59.68%) XenApp
6 37 (59.68%) Windows Server
6 37 (59.68%) VMware
7 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
9 20 (32.26%) DNS
9 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
10 19 (30.65%) Windows 10
11 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
12 16 (25.81%) Azure
13 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (24.19%) SCCM
13 15 (24.19%) DHCP
14 14 (22.58%) ITIL
15 12 (19.35%) SLA
15 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (17.74%) Skype
16 11 (17.74%) Finance
16 11 (17.74%) Ivanti
17 10 (16.13%) Cisco
17 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
18 8 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
18 8 (12.90%) Time Management
18 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (62.90%) Office 365
2 16 (25.81%) Azure
3 5 (8.06%) AWS
3 5 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) GCP
5 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) DNS
2 15 (24.19%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) Skype
4 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.68%) Firewall
5 6 (9.68%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) VoIP
7 3 (4.84%) VPN
8 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.23%) NAS
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) LAN
9 1 (1.61%) MPLS
9 1 (1.61%) OSPF
9 1 (1.61%) VSAN
9 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MSI
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) iPad
1 7 (11.29%) iPhone
1 7 (11.29%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 37 (59.68%) Windows Server
3 19 (30.65%) Windows 10
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
6 8 (12.90%) Mac OS
7 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
3 8 (12.90%) Time Management
4 7 (11.29%) Document Management
4 7 (11.29%) Migration
4 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.68%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
6 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.06%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Server Management
7 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.84%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.84%) Presales
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) Python
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) MCSE
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) MCSA
4 4 (6.45%) MCTS
4 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCA
6 2 (3.23%) CCNP
6 2 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.23%) CISSP
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.23%) VCP6
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (59.68%) XenApp
3 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
5 8 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.45%) BitLocker
6 4 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (6.45%) vSphere
7 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.61%) Avamar
4 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (87.10%) Citrix
2 50 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 37 (59.68%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) Ivanti
5 10 (16.13%) Cisco
6 8 (12.90%) Apple
6 8 (12.90%) Remedy
7 6 (9.68%) EMC
7 6 (9.68%) HP
8 5 (8.06%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) iManage
9 3 (4.84%) LexisNexis
10 2 (3.23%) Qualys
10 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.61%) Google
11 1 (1.61%) McAfee
11 1 (1.61%) NetApp
11 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.61%) Sophos