Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 635 597 699
Rank change year-on-year -38 +102 -117
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 468 637 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.07% 2.80% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 374 456 397
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £27,300
90th Percentile £70,500 £63,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22,567 22,763 19,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.79% 14.10% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18,436 18,555 16,817
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -21 166 £52,250 +4.50% 2
Midlands +6 80 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North of England +23 64 £41,000 -3.53% 1
West Midlands -18 62 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East -39 59 £45,000 +25.00%
South West +68 56 £47,000 +34.29%
East of England +67 39 £38,750 +3.33%
North West +38 36 £38,000 -12.64%
Yorkshire -24 27 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +46 18 £37,500 -16.67%
North East +19 1 £31,000 -50.40%
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 431 (92.09%) Citrix
2 355 (75.85%) Windows
3 350 (74.79%) Active Directory
4 338 (72.22%) XenApp
5 331 (70.73%) Microsoft
5 331 (70.73%) VMware
6 263 (56.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 237 (50.64%) Office 365
8 210 (44.87%) Windows Server
9 206 (44.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 170 (36.32%) DNS
11 165 (35.26%) Hyper-V
12 161 (34.40%) ITIL
13 156 (33.33%) SCCM
13 156 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 155 (33.12%) Cisco
15 149 (31.84%) PowerShell
16 145 (30.98%) DHCP
17 144 (30.77%) NetScaler
18 128 (27.35%) Microsoft App-V
19 120 (25.64%) SQL
20 112 (23.93%) Windows 10
21 108 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
22 107 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 101 (21.58%) Linux
24 97 (20.73%) Skype
25 96 (20.51%) vSphere
26 91 (19.44%) MS Exchange
27 86 (18.38%) SCOM
28 85 (18.16%) Firewall

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 91 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 63 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 51 (10.90%) Skype for Business
4 38 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (5.13%) Confluence
6 15 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.64%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (10.90%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 237 (50.64%) Office 365
2 206 (44.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (12.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 52 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 45 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (7.26%) Azure Stack
7 32 (6.84%) IaaS
8 23 (4.91%) PaaS
9 11 (2.35%) Azure Functions
9 11 (2.35%) Azure Machine Learning
9 11 (2.35%) Serverless
10 8 (1.71%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.43%) SaaS
12 1 (0.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 170 (36.32%) DNS
2 145 (30.98%) DHCP
3 144 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 97 (20.73%) Skype
5 85 (18.16%) Firewall
6 71 (15.17%) TCP/IP
7 69 (14.74%) WAN
8 65 (13.89%) LAN
9 55 (11.75%) SAN
10 41 (8.76%) Remote Desktop
11 28 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (5.77%) NAS
13 25 (5.34%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (4.49%) VLAN
14 21 (4.49%) VoIP
15 20 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (4.06%) VPN
17 16 (3.42%) Unified Communications
18 15 (3.21%) Wireless
19 14 (2.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.71%) MySQL
4 8 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.05%) JIRA
3 32 (6.84%) TestRail
3 32 (6.84%) Zephyr
4 18 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.35%) MSI
General
1 73 (15.60%) Finance
2 12 (2.56%) Banking
3 9 (1.92%) Retail
4 7 (1.50%) Back Office
5 5 (1.07%) Law
5 5 (1.07%) Marketing
6 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
7 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.64%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (31.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (17.31%) Citrix Engineer
3 56 (11.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 44 (9.40%) Analyst
5 39 (8.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 35 (7.48%) Architect
7 34 (7.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (7.05%) Consultant
9 27 (5.77%) Support Engineer
9 27 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
10 23 (4.91%) IT Engineer
11 21 (4.49%) Service Analyst
12 20 (4.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support
14 16 (3.42%) IT Support
15 14 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.85%) JSON
2 11 (2.35%) SAML
3 8 (1.71%) Apache Flex
4 4 (0.85%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.85%) COM
5 2 (0.43%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
2 45 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 34 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.62%) Fat Client
4 31 (6.62%) Thin Client
5 25 (5.34%) Clustering
5 25 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.85%) Public Cloud
7 16 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (3.21%) iPhone
8 15 (3.21%) User Experience
9 13 (2.78%) e-Learning
9 13 (2.78%) iPad
9 13 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (2.56%) Blackberry
10 12 (2.56%) CMDB
11 11 (2.35%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (1.92%) Replication
13 8 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 355 (75.85%) Windows
2 210 (44.87%) Windows Server
3 112 (23.93%) Windows 10
4 108 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (21.58%) Linux
7 61 (13.03%) Windows 7
8 41 (8.76%) Mac OS
9 36 (7.69%) Unix
10 27 (5.77%) Apple iOS
11 16 (3.42%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.56%) CentOS
12 12 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.92%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (34.40%) ITIL
2 156 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 72 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (10.26%) Presales
5 48 (10.26%) Project Management
5 48 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 46 (9.83%) Data Protection
7 43 (9.19%) Application Packaging
8 40 (8.55%) Mentoring
9 39 (8.33%) Migration
10 36 (7.69%) CRM
11 35 (7.48%) PRINCE2
12 32 (6.84%) Service Management
13 29 (6.20%) Asset Management
13 29 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (6.20%) High Availability
13 29 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (5.77%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (31.84%) PowerShell
2 120 (25.64%) SQL
3 48 (10.26%) Python
4 34 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 32 (6.84%) PHP
6 23 (4.91%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.99%) C
8 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (14.53%) Citrix Certification
2 57 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (10.26%) Degree
4 48 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 45 (9.62%) CCNA
6 44 (9.40%) CCA
7 43 (9.19%) MCSE
8 33 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (7.05%) MCP
9 30 (6.41%) DV Cleared
10 25 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (4.91%) RHCE
12 22 (4.70%) MCSA
13 17 (3.63%) CCNP
14 11 (2.35%) SC Cleared
15 10 (2.14%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (1.92%) CISSP
16 9 (1.92%) VCP6
17 5 (1.07%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.55%) SLA
2 32 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 13 (2.78%) QA
4 9 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 350 (74.79%) Active Directory
2 338 (72.22%) XenApp
3 263 (56.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (35.26%) Hyper-V
5 128 (27.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 96 (20.51%) vSphere
7 73 (15.60%) VMware ESXi
8 65 (13.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 40 (8.55%) BitLocker
10 27 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (4.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (3.63%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (2.35%) Docker
15 9 (1.92%) Firmware
15 9 (1.92%) NFS
16 6 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (1.07%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 156 (33.33%) SCCM
2 86 (18.38%) SCOM
3 56 (11.97%) XenMobile
4 52 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 48 (10.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 43 (9.19%) SCOrch
7 25 (5.34%) vCenter Server
8 23 (4.91%) FortiGate
8 23 (4.91%) Puppet
8 23 (4.91%) SCVMM
9 22 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 17 (3.63%) SCDPM
12 15 (3.21%) Ansible
12 15 (3.21%) Terraform
13 13 (2.78%) vRealize
14 12 (2.56%) Backup Exec
14 12 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
15 11 (2.35%) Kubernetes
15 11 (2.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 431 (92.09%) Citrix
2 331 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 331 (70.73%) VMware
3 155 (33.12%) Cisco
4 83 (17.74%) HP
5 55 (11.75%) Dell
6 50 (10.68%) NetApp
7 44 (9.40%) Veeam
8 40 (8.55%) Ivanti
9 39 (8.33%) Symantec
10 34 (7.26%) Apple
11 32 (6.84%) Splunk
12 26 (5.56%) Avaya
13 23 (4.91%) Atlassian
14 22 (4.70%) Meraki
14 22 (4.70%) Oracle
15 21 (4.49%) CheckPoint
16 17 (3.63%) 3PAR
16 17 (3.63%) EMC
17 16 (3.42%) IBM