Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 532 623 635
Rank change year-on-year +91 +12 +79
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 534 502 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 2.30% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 412 386 424
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £64,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +12.99%

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 19,910 21,869 21,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.25% 15.70% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16,324 17,861 17,885
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +144 302 £57,250 +4.09% 25
Midlands +57 87 £35,500 -29.00% 9
West Midlands +62 75 £36,500 -27.00% 6
South East +45 68 £50,000 +17.65% 15
North of England +10 38 £42,500 -5.56% 12
North West +34 30 £41,250 +4.43% 4
South West +21 27 £37,750 +7.86% 6
East Midlands +27 12 £31,500 -3.08% 3
East of England +13 9 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Yorkshire -2 8 £42,500 -15.00% 8
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 527 (98.69%) Citrix
2 447 (83.71%) Windows
3 419 (78.46%) XenApp
4 390 (73.03%) Microsoft
5 359 (67.23%) Active Directory
6 335 (62.73%) VMware
7 332 (62.17%) Office 365
8 258 (48.31%) Windows Server
9 220 (41.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 211 (39.51%) DNS
11 206 (38.58%) Azure
12 197 (36.89%) DHCP
13 175 (32.77%) ITIL
14 153 (28.65%) SCCM
15 150 (28.09%) MS Exchange
16 146 (27.34%) PowerShell
17 145 (27.15%) Hyper-V
18 143 (26.78%) Windows 10
19 128 (23.97%) Finance
20 119 (22.28%) NetScaler
21 107 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
22 106 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 103 (19.29%) Firewall
23 103 (19.29%) TCP/IP
24 102 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
25 91 (17.04%) Cisco
26 85 (15.92%) Windows Server 2008
27 84 (15.73%) AWS
28 80 (14.98%) MCSE
29 75 (14.04%) SAN

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
1 150 (28.09%) MS Exchange
2 71 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (11.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (8.05%) SharePoint
5 36 (6.74%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.94%) Confluence
8 4 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 59 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 332 (62.17%) Office 365
2 206 (38.58%) Azure
3 84 (15.73%) AWS
4 30 (5.62%) OneDrive
5 27 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (3.93%) Mimecast
7 17 (3.18%) PaaS
8 14 (2.62%) SaaS
9 13 (2.43%) Azure Stack
9 13 (2.43%) IaaS
10 5 (0.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 5 (0.94%) Slack
11 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 211 (39.51%) DNS
2 197 (36.89%) DHCP
3 119 (22.28%) NetScaler
4 103 (19.29%) Firewall
4 103 (19.29%) TCP/IP
5 75 (14.04%) SAN
6 62 (11.61%) Skype
7 60 (11.24%) WAN
8 58 (10.86%) LAN
9 53 (9.93%) VPN
10 33 (6.18%) iSCSI
11 31 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (4.31%) NAS
13 21 (3.93%) VoIP
14 19 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (3.56%) VSAN
15 17 (3.18%) BGP
15 17 (3.18%) OSPF
15 17 (3.18%) Wireless
16 16 (3.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.62%) JIRA
2 13 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.69%) TestRail
3 9 (1.69%) Zephyr
4 8 (1.50%) MSI
5 5 (0.94%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 128 (23.97%) Finance
2 37 (6.93%) Law
3 25 (4.68%) Back Office
4 23 (4.31%) Public Sector
5 18 (3.37%) Legal
6 16 (3.00%) Banking
7 13 (2.43%) Retail
8 12 (2.25%) Marketing
9 10 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.69%) Online Betting
10 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.31%) Electronics
13 5 (0.94%) Advertising
14 4 (0.75%) Local Government
15 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 91 (17.04%) Analyst
2 87 (16.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 86 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (13.11%) Consultant
5 56 (10.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 56 (10.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 55 (10.30%) Support Engineer
7 45 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 31 (5.81%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 30 (5.62%) Support Analyst
10 27 (5.06%) Citrix Consultant
11 26 (4.87%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (4.49%) Architect
12 24 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (3.56%) Data Centre Consultant
14 19 (3.56%) Data Consultant
14 19 (3.56%) Infrastructure Support
15 17 (3.18%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.12%) LDAP
2 7 (1.31%) XML
3 4 (0.75%) .NET
4 3 (0.56%) SAML
5 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.61%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.49%) User Experience
3 27 (5.06%) Public Cloud
4 21 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.75%) Smartphone
6 18 (3.37%) Replication
7 17 (3.18%) Blackberry
8 13 (2.43%) Clustering
8 13 (2.43%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.43%) iPhone
8 13 (2.43%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.87%) iPad
12 8 (1.50%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.31%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.31%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.94%) EMC VNX
15 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 447 (83.71%) Windows
2 258 (48.31%) Windows Server
3 143 (26.78%) Windows 10
4 107 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (15.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (11.05%) Windows 7
7 53 (9.93%) Linux
8 32 (5.99%) Unix
9 27 (5.06%) Mac OS
10 17 (3.18%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.50%) Android
12 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.19%) CentOS
15 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (32.77%) ITIL
2 106 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 71 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (9.36%) Project Management
5 44 (8.24%) Change Management
6 38 (7.12%) Presales
7 36 (6.74%) Migration
8 35 (6.55%) Project Delivery
9 30 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (5.62%) Investment Management
10 28 (5.24%) CRM
10 28 (5.24%) Mentoring
10 28 (5.24%) Proactive Monitoring
10 28 (5.24%) Server Virtualisation
11 27 (5.06%) Patch Management
12 23 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (4.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 22 (4.12%) Information Security
14 21 (3.93%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 146 (27.34%) PowerShell
2 62 (11.61%) SQL
3 23 (4.31%) Python
4 10 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.69%) PHP
6 4 (0.75%) VB
7 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.37%) C
8 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (14.98%) MCSE
3 46 (8.61%) Citrix Certification
3 46 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 39 (7.30%) CCA
5 38 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (6.18%) CCNA
7 32 (5.99%) MCSA
8 23 (4.31%) CCNP
9 17 (3.18%) MCITP
10 16 (3.00%) Security Cleared
11 14 (2.62%) MCP
12 13 (2.43%) VCP5
13 12 (2.25%) Degree
14 11 (2.06%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.94%) RHCE
17 4 (0.75%) CCDA
17 4 (0.75%) CCEA
18 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.36%) SLA
2 9 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 419 (78.46%) XenApp
2 359 (67.23%) Active Directory
3 220 (41.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 145 (27.15%) Hyper-V
5 73 (13.67%) VMware ESXi
6 66 (12.36%) vSphere
7 58 (10.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (6.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 29 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (5.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 24 (4.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 19 (3.56%) VMware NSX
13 11 (2.06%) NFS
14 10 (1.87%) Terminal Server
15 8 (1.50%) Terminal Services
16 7 (1.31%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
17 5 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.75%) vCloud
18 4 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 153 (28.65%) SCCM
2 50 (9.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 40 (7.49%) XenMobile
4 31 (5.81%) Backup Exec
4 31 (5.81%) SCOM
5 20 (3.75%) vRealize
6 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 17 (3.18%) SCOrch
7 11 (2.06%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
9 8 (1.50%) Terraform
10 6 (1.12%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.12%) Avamar
10 6 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.12%) SCSM
11 5 (0.94%) Grafana
11 5 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.94%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.75%) Puppet
12 4 (0.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 527 (98.69%) Citrix
2 390 (73.03%) Microsoft
3 335 (62.73%) VMware
4 91 (17.04%) Cisco
5 66 (12.36%) HP
6 65 (12.17%) Ivanti
7 58 (10.86%) Veeam
8 43 (8.05%) Dell
9 41 (7.68%) Nimble Storage
10 38 (7.12%) NetApp
11 36 (6.74%) Symantec
12 25 (4.68%) EMC
13 24 (4.49%) Sophos
14 21 (3.93%) Avaya
15 19 (3.56%) CheckPoint
16 17 (3.18%) ProCurve
17 15 (2.81%) EqualLogic
18 14 (2.62%) SolarWinds
18 14 (2.62%) Sony
19 13 (2.43%) Wyse