Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 238 301
Rank change year-on-year +48 +63 -24
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 37 45 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.55% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.81% 3.01% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 29
10th Percentile £24,975 £39,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £34,266 £51,875 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +23.20% +47.06% -16.67%
75th Percentile £86,875 £72,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £87,625 £73,250 £72,000
Central London median annual salary £77,000 £60,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% +42.35% -16.67%

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 971 1,496 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.65% 18.40% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,334 1,617
10th Percentile £46,250 £29,075 £30,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.07% +1.15% +13.04%
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +10.77% +4.00% +11.61%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (75.68%) Windows
3 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
5 21 (56.76%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (51.35%) VMware
7 18 (48.65%) XenApp
8 17 (45.95%) Finance
8 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
9 16 (43.24%) DNS
9 16 (43.24%) DHCP
9 16 (43.24%) NetScaler
9 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (40.54%) SCCM
10 15 (40.54%) ITIL
10 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
11 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
12 11 (29.73%) Cisco
12 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (27.03%) SCOM
13 10 (27.03%) Azure
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
14 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
15 8 (21.62%) Architecture Roadmap
15 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (18.92%) Project Delivery
16 7 (18.92%) Proactive Monitoring

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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (27.03%) Azure
3 7 (18.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
5 3 (8.11%) AWS
6 1 (2.70%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) DHCP
1 16 (43.24%) DNS
1 16 (43.24%) NetScaler
2 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) DMZ
4 6 (16.22%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.70%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.70%) Skype
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Housing Association
4 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Operational Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Operational Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Compliance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.41%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (21.62%) Architecture Roadmap
3 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
4 7 (18.92%) Change Control
4 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.92%) Proactive Monitoring
4 7 (18.92%) Project Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Security Management
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CISSP
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) MCSE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) MCSA
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.70%) CCA
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) SCCM
2 10 (27.03%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) SCOrch
3 4 (10.81%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 7 (18.92%) Ivanti
5 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Sophos
7 3 (8.11%) Veeam
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Xerox
9 1 (2.70%) Mitel