Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 284 314
Rank change year-on-year -53 +30 +56
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 37 109 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.29% 0.76% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 5.31% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 100 59
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,125 £36,000
90th Percentile £79,375 £65,000 £71,250
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25% -20.00%

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 2,150 2,051 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.70% 14.22% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,934 1,888 1,476
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £80,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.91% +6.32%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -68 30 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £38,500 - 1
XenDesktop
London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 34 (91.89%) VMware
3 32 (86.49%) Windows
4 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
4 31 (83.78%) XenApp
5 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
6 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
7 20 (54.05%) ITIL
7 20 (54.05%) DNS
7 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
8 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (51.35%) DHCP
9 18 (48.65%) Finance
10 16 (43.24%) Office 365
11 15 (40.54%) vSphere
11 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
12 14 (37.84%) SCCM
13 13 (35.14%) SAN
14 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (29.73%) Ivanti
16 10 (27.03%) Service Management
16 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (27.03%) MCSE
16 10 (27.03%) SQL
16 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
17 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
18 8 (21.62%) Degree
18 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
18 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010

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 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (10.81%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) DNS
2 19 (51.35%) DHCP
3 13 (35.14%) SAN
4 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (21.62%) NetScaler
6 4 (10.81%) VSAN
7 3 (8.11%) Firewall
7 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (5.41%) FTP
8 2 (5.41%) HTTP
8 2 (5.41%) SMTP
8 2 (5.41%) SSH
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.70%) Internet
9 1 (2.70%) LAN
9 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (18.92%) IT Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 6 (16.22%) IT Support
5 6 (16.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior IT Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Service Management
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Application Packaging
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.81%) System Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Task Automation
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security
8 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.11%) SIEM
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) AppleScript
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) MCSE
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) MCSA
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 2 (5.41%) VCP6
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) XenApp
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (40.54%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (10.81%) XenServer
7 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 6 (16.22%) XenMobile
3 4 (10.81%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) SCSM
5 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.70%) vRealize
5 1 (2.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 34 (91.89%) VMware
3 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Ivanti
5 6 (16.22%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 4 (10.81%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.70%) Apple
8 1 (2.70%) McAfee
8 1 (2.70%) MobileIron