Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 571 535 630
Rank change year-on-year -36 +95 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 214 524 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 2.69% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 203 409 417
Median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £46,800
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% -1.47%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £77,500 £78,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 12,660 19,475 22,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 17.14% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10,561 16,244 18,431
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 -23 82 £57,500 +0.88% 9
Midlands +16 45 £42,500 +16.44% 4
East Midlands +61 29 £45,000 +36.36%
South East +88 27 £38,500 -28.37% 6
South West +32 25 £25,000 -31.51% 2
East of England +80 17 £47,500 -7.32% 5
North of England +26 17 £43,750 -2.78% 2
West Midlands +1 16 £36,500 -1.35% 4
Yorkshire +37 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West +34 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 205 (95.79%) Citrix
2 178 (83.18%) VMware
3 152 (71.03%) Microsoft
4 145 (67.76%) XenApp
5 141 (65.89%) Windows
6 136 (63.55%) Active Directory
6 136 (63.55%) Microsoft 365
7 119 (55.61%) Azure
8 114 (53.27%) Windows Server
9 103 (48.13%) PowerShell
10 92 (42.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 89 (41.59%) ITIL
12 87 (40.65%) DNS
13 73 (34.11%) DHCP
14 71 (33.18%) MS Exchange
15 69 (32.24%) Cisco
16 66 (30.84%) Firewall
17 65 (30.37%) Hyper-V
17 65 (30.37%) NetScaler
18 63 (29.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 56 (26.17%) TCP/IP
20 51 (23.83%) SAN
21 49 (22.90%) Veeam
22 46 (21.50%) vSphere
23 44 (20.56%) SCCM
24 43 (20.09%) AWS
25 41 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
26 39 (18.22%) Finance
27 37 (17.29%) Dell

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 71 (33.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.61%) IIS
4 11 (5.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.87%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 136 (63.55%) Microsoft 365
2 119 (55.61%) Azure
3 43 (20.09%) AWS
4 16 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (6.54%) OpenShift
6 11 (5.14%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.87%) IaaS
8 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.40%) PaaS
8 3 (1.40%) SaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Power Automate
9 2 (0.93%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.93%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 87 (40.65%) DNS
2 73 (34.11%) DHCP
3 66 (30.84%) Firewall
4 65 (30.37%) NetScaler
5 56 (26.17%) TCP/IP
6 51 (23.83%) SAN
7 27 (12.62%) VoIP
8 24 (11.21%) VPN
9 21 (9.81%) VLAN
9 21 (9.81%) WAN
10 18 (8.41%) NAS
11 17 (7.94%) LAN
12 12 (5.61%) Internet
13 11 (5.14%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (4.67%) MPLS
15 9 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (4.21%) DMZ
15 9 (4.21%) iSCSI
16 8 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.93%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 39 (18.22%) Finance
2 21 (9.81%) Public Sector
3 15 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.14%) Banking
5 9 (4.21%) Digital Economy
6 7 (3.27%) Law
6 7 (3.27%) Local Government
7 5 (2.34%) Social Housing
8 3 (1.40%) Billing
8 3 (1.40%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.93%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 50 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (17.76%) Support Engineer
3 36 (16.82%) Citrix Engineer
4 34 (15.89%) IT Engineer
5 28 (13.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (11.21%) Analyst
7 23 (10.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (9.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (9.35%) Support Analyst
9 19 (8.88%) Architect
10 18 (8.41%) Citrix Support
10 18 (8.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (6.54%) IT Support
12 13 (6.07%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Design Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (5.14%) 1st Line Engineer
14 11 (5.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.48%) LDAP
2 11 (5.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (4.21%) FMCG
4 6 (2.80%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.34%) User Experience
6 4 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.40%) PKI
7 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) SCADA
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (65.89%) Windows
2 114 (53.27%) Windows Server
3 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (10.75%) Linux
5 23 (10.75%) Windows 10
6 22 (10.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (7.01%) Windows 7
9 12 (5.61%) Windows 8
10 11 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.67%) Android
12 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.59%) ITIL
2 63 (29.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (12.15%) Load Balancing
6 18 (8.41%) Requirements Gathering
7 17 (7.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 17 (7.94%) Project Delivery
8 16 (7.48%) Project Management
9 15 (7.01%) Converged Infrastructure
10 14 (6.54%) eTOM
10 14 (6.54%) Migration
10 14 (6.54%) Network Virtualisation
11 12 (5.61%) High Availability
11 12 (5.61%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.14%) Change Management
13 10 (4.67%) Change Control
13 10 (4.67%) ITIL V3
13 10 (4.67%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (48.13%) PowerShell
2 35 (16.36%) SQL
3 10 (4.67%) VB
4 7 (3.27%) VBScript
5 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (12.62%) MCSE
5 23 (10.75%) CCNP
6 22 (10.28%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (7.48%) CCNA
7 16 (7.48%) MCSA
8 9 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.80%) CISSP
9 6 (2.80%) MCP
10 5 (2.34%) CCA
11 4 (1.87%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (1.87%) MCITP
12 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.93%) Degree
13 1 (0.47%) CISM
13 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) SLA
2 9 (4.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 145 (67.76%) XenApp
2 136 (63.55%) Active Directory
3 92 (42.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (30.37%) Hyper-V
5 46 (21.50%) vSphere
6 21 (9.81%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 18 (8.41%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (7.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (5.61%) BitLocker
10 11 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (4.21%) NFS
12 5 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.93%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (20.56%) SCCM
2 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (9.81%) Ansible
4 17 (7.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (7.01%) vRealize
6 14 (6.54%) HAProxy
6 14 (6.54%) Kubernetes
6 14 (6.54%) SCOM
7 12 (5.61%) Backup Exec
8 11 (5.14%) NetBackup
9 10 (4.67%) XenMobile
10 8 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (3.27%) Puppet
12 6 (2.80%) SCOrch
12 6 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (2.34%) Terraform
14 3 (1.40%) Nessus
14 3 (1.40%) Perfmon
14 3 (1.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 205 (95.79%) Citrix
2 178 (83.18%) VMware
3 152 (71.03%) Microsoft
4 69 (32.24%) Cisco
5 49 (22.90%) Veeam
6 37 (17.29%) Dell
7 29 (13.55%) HP
7 29 (13.55%) Sophos
8 25 (11.68%) Red Hat
9 21 (9.81%) EMC
9 21 (9.81%) F5
9 21 (9.81%) Symantec
10 19 (8.88%) NetApp
11 17 (7.94%) Juniper
12 16 (7.48%) IBM
12 16 (7.48%) Oracle
13 15 (7.01%) SolarWinds
14 14 (6.54%) Infoblox
15 11 (5.14%) Apple
15 11 (5.14%) Ivanti