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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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 951 642 530
Rank change year-on-year -309 -112 +133
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 179 230 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 1.45% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 150 172 240
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,525 £31,925
25th Percentile £36,938 £37,313 £40,969
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -21.74% +27.78%
75th Percentile £53,250 £52,500 £66,750
90th Percentile £67,625 £62,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,915 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% -25.00% +33.33%

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 25,315 15,835 14,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.09% 19.01% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,834 12,413 12,052
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,494
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in England

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in England.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in England

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -292 67 £51,000 +2.00% 8
North of England -67 38 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Midlands -74 28 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire -36 26 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South East -100 23 £45,000 +16.88% 4
West Midlands -39 22 £45,000 +23.29% 5
East of England -97 16 £35,000 -26.32% 2
North West -80 8 £45,000 - 2
South West -37 6 £52,500 +128.26% 3
East Midlands -65 6 £47,500 +18.75%
North East - 2 £40,000 -
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 178 (99.44%) Citrix
2 166 (92.74%) Windows
3 142 (79.33%) XenApp
4 124 (69.27%) Microsoft
5 121 (67.60%) Active Directory
6 104 (58.10%) VMware
7 88 (49.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 84 (46.93%) Microsoft 365
9 68 (37.99%) Windows Server
10 64 (35.75%) Azure
11 59 (32.96%) Windows 10
12 58 (32.40%) ITIL
13 57 (31.84%) PowerShell
14 56 (31.28%) Social Skills
15 53 (29.61%) SCCM
16 45 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 42 (23.46%) Hyper-V
18 40 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 39 (21.79%) VMware ESXi
20 37 (20.67%) Change Management
21 35 (19.55%) NetScaler
22 34 (18.99%) vSphere
23 33 (18.44%) DNS
24 32 (17.88%) AWS
25 31 (17.32%) Service Delivery
25 31 (17.32%) Windows Server 2016
26 30 (16.76%) MS Exchange
27 29 (16.20%) SharePoint
28 28 (15.64%) Finance
28 28 (15.64%) DHCP

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 30 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 29 (16.20%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.35%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 84 (46.93%) Microsoft 365
2 64 (35.75%) Azure
3 32 (17.88%) AWS
4 12 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.59%) OneDrive
6 8 (4.47%) IaaS
7 7 (3.91%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.68%) Nutanix
9 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.55%) NetScaler
2 33 (18.44%) DNS
3 28 (15.64%) DHCP
4 24 (13.41%) Firewall
5 15 (8.38%) Remote Desktop
5 15 (8.38%) SAN
6 13 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (7.26%) VPN
7 11 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.15%) WAN
8 10 (5.59%) LAN
9 5 (2.79%) Internet
10 4 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.23%) SD-WAN
10 4 (2.23%) Skype
11 3 (1.68%) NAS
11 3 (1.68%) VLAN
11 3 (1.68%) Wireless
12 1 (0.56%) MPLS
12 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.70%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 56 (31.28%) Social Skills
2 28 (15.64%) Finance
3 20 (11.17%) Organisational Skills
4 13 (7.26%) Legal
5 10 (5.59%) Law
6 9 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.03%) Public Sector
7 6 (3.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.23%) Banking
8 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (22.91%) Citrix Engineer
2 35 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (16.20%) Analyst
4 18 (10.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 17 (9.50%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.94%) IT Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.70%) Support Analyst
11 11 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) Architect
12 10 (5.59%) Citrix Support
12 10 (5.59%) Digital Architect
12 10 (5.59%) Digital Transformation
12 10 (5.59%) Digital Transformation Architect
13 9 (5.03%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 9 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (4.47%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) HTML
2 1 (0.56%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) User Experience
2 14 (7.82%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.15%) Smartphone
4 10 (5.59%) PKI
5 9 (5.03%) NHS
5 9 (5.03%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.35%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (3.35%) Cyberattack
6 6 (3.35%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.35%) Spread Betting
7 4 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 166 (92.74%) Windows
2 68 (37.99%) Windows Server
3 59 (32.96%) Windows 10
4 45 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (17.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (10.61%) Linux
8 11 (6.15%) Unix
8 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (5.03%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.47%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.91%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.56%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.56%) VMS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.40%) ITIL
2 40 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (20.67%) Change Management
4 31 (17.32%) Service Delivery
5 22 (12.29%) Problem Management
5 22 (12.29%) Task Automation
6 16 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (8.38%) Business Continuity
8 12 (6.70%) Agile
8 12 (6.70%) Migration
8 12 (6.70%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.70%) Service Management
9 11 (6.15%) DevOps
9 11 (6.15%) Proactive Monitoring
10 10 (5.59%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.59%) Server Management
11 9 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.03%) Information Security
11 9 (5.03%) Line Management
11 9 (5.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.84%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.17%) SQL
3 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.79%) Python
4 2 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.50%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (8.94%) MCSE
4 12 (6.70%) MCITP
4 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.59%) CCA
5 10 (5.59%) Degree
5 10 (5.59%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.23%) CISSP
9 4 (2.23%) MCSA
10 3 (1.68%) MCP
11 2 (1.12%) CCNA
11 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 142 (79.33%) XenApp
2 121 (67.60%) Active Directory
3 88 (49.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (23.46%) Hyper-V
5 39 (21.79%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (18.99%) vSphere
7 24 (13.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 19 (10.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (8.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (8.38%) Terminal Services
10 9 (5.03%) BitLocker
11 6 (3.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (2.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (29.61%) SCCM
2 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (5.03%) Terraform
4 8 (4.47%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (4.47%) VxRail
5 7 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (3.35%) Ansible
6 6 (3.35%) FortiGate
6 6 (3.35%) Puppet
6 6 (3.35%) Rundeck
6 6 (3.35%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.79%) SCOM
8 4 (2.23%) WSUS
9 2 (1.12%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.56%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 178 (99.44%) Citrix
2 124 (69.27%) Microsoft
3 104 (58.10%) VMware
4 27 (15.08%) HP
5 23 (12.85%) Dell
6 16 (8.94%) Cisco
6 16 (8.94%) Ivanti
7 13 (7.26%) Veeam
8 11 (6.15%) Brocade
9 10 (5.59%) Symantec
10 8 (4.47%) Isilon
10 8 (4.47%) Trustwave
10 8 (4.47%) Zerto
11 7 (3.91%) Commvault
11 7 (3.91%) Meraki
11 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.35%) Aruba
12 6 (3.35%) EMC
12 6 (3.35%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.35%) Kaspersky