Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 253 185 276
Rank change year-on-year -68 +91 +40
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 9 22 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 2.80% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 43
10th Percentile " £29,825 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,538 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £73,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -35.37% +58.06% +3.33%
75th Percentile £63,750 £85,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,500 £87,500 £74,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +55.56% -

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 1,116 787 1,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.10% 19.19% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 696 1,690
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,370 £27,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £83,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £92,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) XenApp
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
6 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Python
8 2 (22.22%) Azure
8 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (11.11%) iManage
9 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (11.11%) SCOM
9 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
9 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
9 1 (11.11%) Splunk
9 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Personalization
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Server Management
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) KVM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) iManage
3 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk