Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 237 270
Rank change year-on-year -53 +33 +86
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 63 91 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.89% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 3.98% 6.42% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 87 88
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £28,025
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £66,625
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -9.09%

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 1,581 1,418 1,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.43% 13.93% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,469 1,288 1,422
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £28,900 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 63 (100.00%) Citrix
2 57 (90.48%) XenApp
3 49 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (77.78%) VMware
4 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
4 43 (68.25%) Windows
5 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
6 33 (52.38%) DNS
6 33 (52.38%) ITIL
6 33 (52.38%) PowerShell
7 32 (50.79%) MS Exchange
8 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (41.27%) Firewall
9 26 (41.27%) Finance
9 26 (41.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (38.10%) WAN
11 21 (33.33%) Ivanti
11 21 (33.33%) NetScaler
12 18 (28.57%) Office 365
12 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 18 (28.57%) XenServer
12 18 (28.57%) SQL
12 18 (28.57%) DHCP
13 17 (26.98%) Cisco
13 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
13 17 (26.98%) Network Security
13 17 (26.98%) vSphere
14 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification

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 32 (50.79%) MS Exchange
2 26 (41.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (15.87%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (28.57%) Office 365
3 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) DNS
2 26 (41.27%) Firewall
3 24 (38.10%) WAN
4 21 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 18 (28.57%) DHCP
6 17 (26.98%) Network Security
7 15 (23.81%) MPLS
7 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 15 (23.81%) VPN
8 14 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (22.22%) NX-OS
8 14 (22.22%) VPLS
8 14 (22.22%) WLAN
9 10 (15.87%) SAN
10 3 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 14 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 14 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
3 14 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 14 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 14 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Service Analyst
5 12 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (17.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (17.46%) Citrix Support
6 11 (17.46%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (15.87%) Technical Services Analyst
8 9 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 9 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (20.63%) Windows 10
6 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 14 (22.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 12 (19.05%) Project Management
5 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (7.94%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.17%) Information Security
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Security Patching
9 2 (3.17%) System Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.22%) CCIE
2 14 (22.22%) CCNP
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) CCA
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 57 (90.48%) XenApp
2 49 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (28.57%) XenServer
5 17 (26.98%) vSphere
6 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.17%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Puppet
1 14 (22.22%) Terraform
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 5 (7.94%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (7.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Citrix
2 49 (77.78%) VMware
3 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.33%) Ivanti
5 17 (26.98%) Cisco
6 14 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 14 (22.22%) F5
6 14 (22.22%) Google
6 14 (22.22%) Imperva
6 14 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 14 (22.22%) Juniper
6 14 (22.22%) Zscaler
7 9 (14.29%) Apple
8 5 (7.94%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.94%) Dell
8 5 (7.94%) EMC
8 5 (7.94%) HP
8 5 (7.94%) IBM
9 2 (3.17%) MobileIron