Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 306 237 289
Rank change year-on-year -69 +52 +41
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 29 92 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.88% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 1.71% 6.17% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 86 50
City of London median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £36,675
90th Percentile £89,375 £65,625 £70,250
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% -0.50%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,693 1,492 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.48% 14.29% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,397 1,118
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the City of London

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the City of London

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) VMware
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
4 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
5 23 (79.31%) XenApp
6 19 (65.52%) ITIL
7 17 (58.62%) Finance
7 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
8 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
9 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
10 14 (48.28%) SCCM
11 13 (44.83%) DNS
12 12 (41.38%) SAN
12 12 (41.38%) DHCP
13 10 (34.48%) MCSE
13 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (34.48%) Ivanti
13 10 (34.48%) vSphere
13 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (31.03%) Office 365
14 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
14 9 (31.03%) Service Management
15 8 (27.59%) SQL
15 8 (27.59%) ITIL V3
15 8 (27.59%) Degree
16 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (13.79%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) DHCP
2 12 (41.38%) SAN
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) VSAN
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.90%) FTP
6 2 (6.90%) HTTP
6 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.90%) SMTP
6 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.69%) IT Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) IT Support
3 6 (20.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior IT Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior IT Support
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Services Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL V3
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Task Automation
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
8 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.34%) Information Security
8 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
8 3 (10.34%) Security Patching
8 3 (10.34%) Workflow
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) AppleScript
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) MCSE
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) MCSA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) VCP6
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (79.31%) XenApp
3 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (34.48%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) XenServer
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (13.79%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
4 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.45%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) SCSM
5 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.45%) vRealize
5 1 (3.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (96.55%) VMware
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Ivanti
5 6 (20.69%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) McAfee
8 1 (3.45%) MobileIron