Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 270 255
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 +80
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 88 59 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.58% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 5.61% 4.46% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 81 56 110
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £28,200
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +8.91% +1.00%

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 1,570 1,322 1,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.23% 13.05% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 1,210 1,447
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% +8.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,125 £79,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 88 (100.00%) Citrix
2 67 (76.14%) XenApp
3 66 (75.00%) VMware
4 65 (73.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
6 49 (55.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 47 (53.41%) Windows
8 45 (51.14%) Active Directory
9 41 (46.59%) DNS
10 38 (43.18%) MS Exchange
10 38 (43.18%) WAN
11 37 (42.05%) Firewall
12 34 (38.64%) PowerShell
12 34 (38.64%) NetScaler
13 32 (36.36%) Office 365
13 32 (36.36%) Finance
14 29 (32.95%) Network Security
15 28 (31.82%) Cisco
15 28 (31.82%) Hyper-V
15 28 (31.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
17 26 (29.55%) ITIL
18 25 (28.41%) VPN
18 25 (28.41%) MPLS
18 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (27.27%) Infoblox
19 24 (27.27%) Imperva
19 24 (27.27%) Puppet
19 24 (27.27%) F5
19 24 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus

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 38 (43.18%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (4.55%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 49 (55.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (36.36%) Office 365
3 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.55%) IaaS
5 4 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) PaaS
6 3 (3.41%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (46.59%) DNS
2 38 (43.18%) WAN
3 37 (42.05%) Firewall
4 34 (38.64%) NetScaler
5 29 (32.95%) Network Security
6 25 (28.41%) MPLS
6 25 (28.41%) VPN
7 24 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 24 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
7 24 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 24 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 24 (27.27%) NX-OS
7 24 (27.27%) VPLS
7 24 (27.27%) WLAN
8 23 (26.14%) DHCP
9 13 (14.77%) SAN
10 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
11 6 (6.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.14%) MSI
General
1 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Law
3 10 (11.36%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Publishing
5 2 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
1 23 (26.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 23 (26.14%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 23 (26.14%) Network Security Specialist
1 23 (26.14%) Security Specialist
2 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) Network Specialist
3 16 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Citrix Support
6 10 (11.36%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 9 (10.23%) Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Project Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Security Specialist
10 5 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) X-Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.95%) EMC VMAX
2 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.55%) User Experience
4 3 (3.41%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.41%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (53.41%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (17.05%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 26 (29.55%) ITIL
3 24 (27.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 10 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (11.36%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 8 (9.09%) Time Management
7 6 (6.82%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (5.68%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (4.55%) IT Strategy
9 4 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.55%) Network Planning
9 4 (4.55%) Service Management
10 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 24 (27.27%) Python
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) CCIE
1 24 (27.27%) CCNP
1 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.82%) MCSE
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCSA
4 2 (2.27%) CCA
4 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (76.14%) XenApp
2 65 (73.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (51.14%) Active Directory
4 28 (31.82%) Hyper-V
5 18 (20.45%) XenServer
6 11 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (10.23%) vSphere
8 5 (5.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (4.55%) BitLocker
9 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (3.41%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (27.27%) Puppet
1 24 (27.27%) Terraform
2 8 (9.09%) SCCM
3 6 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (6.82%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.55%) SCDPM
4 4 (4.55%) SCOM
4 4 (4.55%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.55%) SCSM
4 4 (4.55%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.41%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Citrix
2 66 (75.00%) VMware
3 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
4 28 (31.82%) Cisco
5 24 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 24 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 24 (27.27%) F5
5 24 (27.27%) Google
5 24 (27.27%) Imperva
5 24 (27.27%) Infoblox
5 24 (27.27%) Juniper
5 24 (27.27%) Zscaler
6 13 (14.77%) Ivanti
7 9 (10.23%) Apple
8 8 (9.09%) Dell
9 7 (7.95%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.95%) EMC
9 7 (7.95%) HP
9 7 (7.95%) IBM
10 2 (2.27%) MobileIron