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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 212 264
Rank change year-on-year +5 +52  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 27 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.76% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 5.95% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 45
Median salary £45,000 £50,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -8.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 742 807 971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.17% 12.84% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 664 746 858
Median salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 59 (100.00%) Citrix
2 46 (77.97%) Windows
3 44 (74.58%) XenApp
4 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
5 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
6 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
7 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
8 30 (50.85%) VMware
9 28 (47.46%) SharePoint
10 26 (44.07%) Finance
11 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (40.68%) SCCM
13 19 (32.20%) vSphere
13 19 (32.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
14 18 (30.51%) XenServer
15 17 (28.81%) ITIL
16 15 (25.42%) DNS
16 15 (25.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (23.73%) Banking
18 13 (22.03%) Windows 7
19 12 (20.34%) MCSE
19 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (18.64%) DHCP
20 11 (18.64%) Application Packaging
20 11 (18.64%) Office 365
20 11 (18.64%) Windows 10
21 10 (16.95%) Skype for Business

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 (50.85%) MS Exchange
2 28 (47.46%) SharePoint
3 19 (32.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (25.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (16.95%) Skype for Business
6 9 (15.25%) IIS
7 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) Dropbox
3 4 (6.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) DNS
2 11 (18.64%) DHCP
3 9 (15.25%) Skype
4 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
5 5 (8.47%) LAN
5 5 (8.47%) Network Security
5 5 (8.47%) SAN
5 5 (8.47%) WAN
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.69%) Extranet
8 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.69%) PBX
8 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Citrix Support
5 7 (11.86%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.17%) SharePoint Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Server Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Technology Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Server Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
2 8 (13.56%) PKI
3 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
3 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
3 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (22.03%) Windows 7
6 11 (18.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Linux
8 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 2 (3.39%) Unix
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Application Packaging
3 8 (13.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (13.56%) Release Management
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) Software Deployment
5 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.08%) Change Management
8 3 (5.08%) Consumerization
8 3 (5.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.39%) Process Management
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
9 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.39%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) VBA
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) VB
3 2 (3.39%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) MCSE
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.95%) MCSA
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) CCA
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCP
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) CCSA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) VCP5
6 1 (1.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PMO
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 44 (74.58%) XenApp
2 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
3 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (32.20%) vSphere
5 18 (30.51%) XenServer
6 9 (15.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
7 7 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.39%) Xen
9 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) SCOM
3 8 (13.56%) WSUS
4 5 (8.47%) XenMobile
5 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (6.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (50.85%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) Bloomberg
5 9 (15.25%) Cisco
6 7 (11.86%) HP
7 6 (10.17%) Reuters
8 4 (6.78%) Altiris
8 4 (6.78%) FactSet
8 4 (6.78%) McAfee
8 4 (6.78%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) Symantec
9 3 (5.08%) AppSense
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) CA
10 2 (3.39%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (3.39%) Juniper
11 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.69%) F5
11 1 (1.69%) iManage
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