Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 294 371
Rank change year-on-year +83 +77 -40
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 110 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 7.43% 3.97% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 42 37
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,738 £26,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,975 £66,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.36% -11.00%

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 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 1481 1361 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.49% 11.68% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1238 1447
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 110 (100.00%) Citrix
2 93 (84.55%) XenApp
3 90 (81.82%) Windows
4 88 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 77 (70.00%) Windows Server
6 59 (53.64%) Microsoft
7 51 (46.36%) MS Exchange
8 47 (42.73%) VMware
9 43 (39.09%) XenServer
10 38 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (30.91%) SCCM
12 34 (30.91%) Finance
13 32 (29.09%) SAN
13 32 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (27.27%) NetScaler
15 30 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
16 27 (24.55%) AppSense
17 26 (23.64%) PowerShell
18 23 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (20.91%) DNS
19 22 (20.00%) SharePoint
20 21 (19.09%) Service Delivery
20 21 (19.09%) VMware ESXi
20 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
21 20 (18.18%) Hyper-V
21 20 (18.18%) Office 365
22 19 (17.27%) HP
23 17 (15.45%) SCOM

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 51 (46.36%) MS Exchange
2 31 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.91%) Confluence
8 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.91%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Office 365
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.73%) Dropbox
4 3 (2.73%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.09%) SAN
2 30 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 23 (20.91%) DNS
4 16 (14.55%) DHCP
5 8 (7.27%) Firewall
5 8 (7.27%) LAN
5 8 (7.27%) WAN
6 7 (6.36%) Network Security
7 6 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.55%) VPN
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.64%) VLAN
9 4 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.64%) Wireless
10 2 (1.82%) Internet
11 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.91%) Extranet
11 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.82%) MSI
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (30.91%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Publishing
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) French Language
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 13 (11.82%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (8.18%) Citrix Support
7 8 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (5.45%) Consultant
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) SharePoint Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.55%) Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.27%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.64%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.64%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.73%) Clustering
6 3 (2.73%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.73%) User Experience
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) Equities
8 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 90 (81.82%) Windows
2 77 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
6 15 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.55%) Linux
9 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Service Delivery
2 14 (12.73%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.82%) Capacity Management
3 13 (11.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (8.18%) Application Packaging
5 9 (8.18%) E-Discovery
6 8 (7.27%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (6.36%) ITIL
8 6 (5.45%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.45%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.55%) Change Management
10 4 (3.64%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (3.64%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.64%) Performance Measurement
10 4 (3.64%) Release Management
10 4 (3.64%) Software Distribution
10 4 (3.64%) Task Automation
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.73%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.64%) Python
3 3 (2.73%) C#
3 3 (2.73%) VBScript
4 2 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.18%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (8.18%) MCSE
4 8 (7.27%) MCSA
5 3 (2.73%) CCA
5 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (84.55%) XenApp
2 88 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 43 (39.09%) XenServer
4 32 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (19.09%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 11 (10.00%) DFS Replication
9 8 (7.27%) Xen
10 7 (6.36%) vSphere
11 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.73%) MetaFrame
12 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.82%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (30.91%) SCCM
2 17 (15.45%) SCOM
3 16 (14.55%) SCOrch
4 13 (11.82%) XenMobile
5 10 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (8.18%) HP SIM
7 6 (5.45%) EdgeSight
8 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (3.64%) WSUS
10 3 (2.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.82%) SafeCom
11 2 (1.82%) SCDPM
11 2 (1.82%) SCSM
11 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) Citrix
2 59 (53.64%) Microsoft
3 47 (42.73%) VMware
4 27 (24.55%) AppSense
5 19 (17.27%) HP
6 10 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 9 (8.18%) Dell
8 8 (7.27%) Cisco
8 8 (7.27%) EMC
8 8 (7.27%) IBM
9 4 (3.64%) Brocade
9 4 (3.64%) Juniper
9 4 (3.64%) Lumension
9 4 (3.64%) McAfee
9 4 (3.64%) Symantec
10 3 (2.73%) Altiris
10 3 (2.73%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.73%) FactSet
11 2 (1.82%) Clearswift
11 2 (1.82%) Proofpoint