Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 235 296
Rank change year-on-year -69 +61 +83
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 54 103 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 1.03% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 6.99% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 96 47
City of London median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £30,550
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £68,400
Central London median annual salary £41,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.50% - -

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 1,727 1,473 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.52% 14.73% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,588 1,363 1,276
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 £29,000 £30,000 £28,313
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% +6.00% +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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 54 (100.00%) Citrix
2 48 (88.89%) XenApp
3 46 (85.19%) Windows
4 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 44 (81.48%) VMware
5 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
6 38 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (62.96%) ITIL
8 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
9 28 (51.85%) PowerShell
9 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (48.15%) DNS
11 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (40.74%) Ivanti
14 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
16 19 (35.19%) Firewall
17 18 (33.33%) DHCP
18 17 (31.48%) Finance
18 17 (31.48%) Office 365
19 16 (29.63%) XenServer
19 16 (29.63%) WAN
19 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
19 16 (29.63%) SQL
20 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
20 15 (27.78%) vSphere
20 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
21 13 (24.07%) Project Management
21 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003

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 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (18.52%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (31.48%) Office 365
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) DNS
2 19 (35.19%) Firewall
3 18 (33.33%) DHCP
4 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 16 (29.63%) WAN
5 12 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 9 (16.67%) SAN
7 7 (12.96%) Network Security
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (11.11%) MPLS
8 6 (11.11%) NX-OS
8 6 (11.11%) VPLS
8 6 (11.11%) VPN
8 6 (11.11%) WLAN
9 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Service Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix Support
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Services Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 9 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 8 (14.81%) Technical Support
7 8 (14.81%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
5 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
6 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (12.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (11.11%) Service Management
5 6 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
6 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.26%) Patch Management
6 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security
7 4 (7.41%) IT Strategy
7 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.41%) Security Patching
7 4 (7.41%) System Testing
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Workflow
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) PowerShell
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCIE
2 6 (11.11%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) CCA
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 48 (88.89%) XenApp
2 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 38 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (29.63%) XenServer
5 15 (27.78%) vSphere
6 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Terraform
3 4 (7.41%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.85%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Citrix
2 44 (81.48%) VMware
3 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) Ivanti
5 9 (16.67%) Apple
5 9 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.11%) F5
6 6 (11.11%) Google
6 6 (11.11%) Imperva
6 6 (11.11%) Infoblox
6 6 (11.11%) Juniper
6 6 (11.11%) Zscaler
7 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.41%) Dell
7 4 (7.41%) HP
8 3 (5.56%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds