Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 652 698
Rank change year-on-year +50 +46 -157
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 676 625 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 2.81% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 454 541 569
England median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21885 22243 23277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.93% 12.39% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18421 18805 19503
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in England

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop in England.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in England

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in England

XenDesktop
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +158 445 £52,500 +16.67% 13
North of England -36 86 £37,500 -1.32% 8
South East +5 63 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Yorkshire +13 54 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Midlands +23 37 £35,500 -16.47% 1
North West -41 31 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -2 27 £37,000 -17.78%
South West -14 24 £36,500 -2.67% 1
East of England -38 20 £36,500 -12.05% 2
East Midlands +37 10 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North East +4 1 £42,500 -6.08% 2
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 669 (98.96%) Citrix
2 598 (88.46%) Windows
3 564 (83.43%) XenApp
4 525 (77.66%) Microsoft
5 513 (75.89%) VMware
6 486 (71.89%) Active Directory
7 327 (48.37%) Windows Server
8 320 (47.34%) MS Exchange
9 284 (42.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 259 (38.31%) Windows 7
11 248 (36.69%) SCCM
12 232 (34.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 230 (34.02%) Finance
14 222 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 221 (32.69%) ITIL
16 218 (32.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 212 (31.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 211 (31.21%) Microsoft Office
19 205 (30.33%) Citrix Certification
20 201 (29.73%) Office 365
21 200 (29.59%) MCSE
22 167 (24.70%) SAN
23 166 (24.56%) Hyper-V
24 162 (23.96%) AppSense
25 160 (23.67%) CCA
26 156 (23.08%) Windows 10
27 152 (22.49%) Skype for Business
28 151 (22.34%) Banking
29 139 (20.56%) Skype
30 138 (20.41%) Asset Management

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 320 (47.34%) MS Exchange
2 218 (32.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (22.49%) Skype for Business
4 91 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 77 (11.39%) SharePoint
6 31 (4.59%) IIS
7 13 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.74%) Apache
12 5 (0.74%) nginx
12 5 (0.74%) SAS
12 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.59%) Drupal
14 3 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.15%) Confluence
15 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 211 (31.21%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.59%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.44%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 201 (29.73%) Office 365
2 117 (17.31%) IaaS
3 70 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (2.66%) OneDrive
6 10 (1.48%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.18%) PaaS
7 8 (1.18%) SaaS
8 7 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.44%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 167 (24.70%) SAN
2 139 (20.56%) Skype
3 129 (19.08%) NetScaler
4 127 (18.79%) DNS
5 101 (14.94%) DHCP
6 83 (12.28%) Firewall
7 52 (7.69%) LAN
8 47 (6.95%) WAN
9 42 (6.21%) VPN
10 28 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
10 28 (4.14%) TCP/IP
11 26 (3.85%) Wireless
12 15 (2.22%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.92%) Internet
14 11 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.48%) VLAN
16 9 (1.33%) NAS
16 9 (1.33%) VoIP
17 8 (1.18%) Network Security
17 8 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.59%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.59%) MySQL
5 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.59%) Power BI
5 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) AdminStudio
1 5 (0.74%) MSI
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 230 (34.02%) Finance
2 151 (22.34%) Banking
3 135 (19.97%) Investment Banking
4 133 (19.67%) Retail Banking
5 22 (3.25%) Legal
6 17 (2.51%) Law
7 11 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.89%) Back Office
9 6 (0.89%) French Language
9 6 (0.89%) Publishing
10 5 (0.74%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Marketing
12 2 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Retail
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (15.24%) Citrix Engineer
3 97 (14.35%) Support Engineer
4 76 (11.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 57 (8.43%) Analyst
6 52 (7.69%) Head of Support
6 52 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 52 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 50 (7.40%) Desktop Support
8 47 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (6.21%) Citrix Support
10 41 (6.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (5.62%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 34 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
13 31 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
13 31 (4.59%) Support Analyst
13 31 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
14 30 (4.44%) Consultant
15 29 (4.29%) IT Support
16 28 (4.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.22%) Web Services
2 7 (1.04%) .NET
3 4 (0.59%) CSS
3 4 (0.59%) HTML
3 4 (0.59%) HTML5
3 4 (0.59%) REST
3 4 (0.59%) SOAP
3 4 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (0.30%) Flash
5 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 132 (19.53%) Blackberry
2 113 (16.72%) User Experience
3 62 (9.17%) Computer Science
4 59 (8.73%) Data Centre
5 36 (5.33%) Clustering
6 20 (2.96%) Fat Client
6 20 (2.96%) Thin Client
7 18 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.63%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (1.33%) PKI
11 8 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.18%) iPad
11 8 (1.18%) iPhone
11 8 (1.18%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.04%) Replication
12 7 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
13 6 (0.89%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.74%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 598 (88.46%) Windows
2 327 (48.37%) Windows Server
3 259 (38.31%) Windows 7
4 222 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (31.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 156 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 117 (17.31%) Android
8 114 (16.86%) Apple iOS
9 110 (16.27%) Mac OS X
10 58 (8.58%) Linux
11 43 (6.36%) Windows 8
12 35 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.63%) Unix
14 6 (0.89%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.74%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.30%) CentOS
17 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.15%) HPUX
18 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.69%) ITIL
2 138 (20.41%) Asset Management
3 134 (19.82%) Wealth Management
4 117 (17.31%) Service Management
5 51 (7.54%) Problem Management
5 51 (7.54%) Service Delivery
6 45 (6.66%) Presales
7 43 (6.36%) Knowledge Management
8 42 (6.21%) Application Virtualisation
9 29 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 28 (4.14%) Application Packaging
11 27 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
13 24 (3.55%) Change Management
14 23 (3.40%) Customer Requirements
15 22 (3.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 20 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (2.66%) Incident Management
17 18 (2.66%) Migration
18 17 (2.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (16.72%) PowerShell
2 100 (14.79%) SQL
3 11 (1.63%) Python
4 10 (1.48%) VBScript
5 7 (1.04%) C#
5 7 (1.04%) Java
5 7 (1.04%) VB
6 4 (0.59%) Go
6 4 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.59%) PHP
7 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.15%) C
8 1 (0.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 232 (34.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 205 (30.33%) Citrix Certification
3 200 (29.59%) MCSE
4 160 (23.67%) CCA
5 99 (14.64%) Degree
6 55 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 37 (5.47%) MCSA
8 34 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (4.59%) CCEA
10 21 (3.11%) MCP
11 19 (2.81%) CCNA
11 19 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (1.92%) MCITP
13 9 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.33%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.33%) VCP5
14 8 (1.18%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.04%) CCNP
16 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.89%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.11%) SLA
2 13 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.59%) QA
5 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.44%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) GCP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 564 (83.43%) XenApp
2 486 (71.89%) Active Directory
3 284 (42.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 166 (24.56%) Hyper-V
5 115 (17.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 114 (16.86%) XenServer
7 98 (14.50%) vSphere
8 80 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (3.70%) VirtualBox
10 20 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (2.22%) Xen
13 14 (2.07%) Terminal Services
14 13 (1.92%) vCloud
15 11 (1.63%) BitLocker
15 11 (1.63%) DFS Replication
16 9 (1.33%) ISA Server
17 7 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 6 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
19 5 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 248 (36.69%) SCCM
2 104 (15.38%) AirWatch
3 49 (7.25%) SCOM
4 33 (4.88%) XenMobile
5 25 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 25 (3.70%) SCOrch
6 23 (3.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 21 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 19 (2.81%) Backup Exec
9 17 (2.51%) WSUS
10 16 (2.37%) HP SIM
11 14 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
13 12 (1.78%) EdgeSight
13 12 (1.78%) NetBackup
14 9 (1.33%) vCenter Server
15 8 (1.18%) SCVMM
16 7 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 7 (1.04%) ThinApp
17 6 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 669 (98.96%) Citrix
2 525 (77.66%) Microsoft
3 513 (75.89%) VMware
4 162 (23.96%) AppSense
5 134 (19.82%) McAfee
6 120 (17.75%) Apple
7 112 (16.57%) Cisco
8 107 (15.83%) ServiceNow
9 75 (11.09%) HP
10 64 (9.47%) Dell
11 60 (8.88%) NetApp
12 49 (7.25%) Symantec
13 45 (6.66%) EMC
14 38 (5.62%) Veeam
15 29 (4.29%) IBM
15 29 (4.29%) Juniper
16 22 (3.25%) Reuters
17 20 (2.96%) CheckPoint
17 20 (2.96%) Wyse
18 15 (2.22%) Altiris