Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 548 616 624
Rank change year-on-year +68 +8 +50
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 574 600 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 2.57% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 467 467 448
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +9.38%

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 22,016 23,347 21,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.37% 15.33% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,216 19,131 18,531
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +107 292 £55,000 +1.85% 24
Midlands +97 94 £37,500 -25.00% 20
South East +28 80 £49,000 +15.29% 21
West Midlands +67 75 £36,500 -27.00% 15
South West +15 36 £42,500 +21.43% 8
North of England -26 32 £42,500 -10.53% 14
East of England +28 30 £55,000 +37.50%
North West -1 22 £42,500 +4.94% 9
East Midlands +25 19 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Yorkshire -30 8 £42,250 -15.50% 4
North East +20 2 £35,000 +26.13% 1
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 565 (98.43%) Citrix
2 474 (82.58%) Windows
3 434 (75.61%) XenApp
4 401 (69.86%) Active Directory
5 397 (69.16%) Microsoft
6 393 (68.47%) VMware
7 306 (53.31%) Office 365
8 270 (47.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 262 (45.64%) Windows Server
10 223 (38.85%) Azure
10 223 (38.85%) DNS
11 216 (37.63%) DHCP
12 194 (33.80%) ITIL
13 169 (29.44%) Hyper-V
14 154 (26.83%) PowerShell
15 152 (26.48%) MS Exchange
15 152 (26.48%) Windows 10
16 144 (25.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 142 (24.74%) SCCM
18 134 (23.34%) Finance
19 121 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
20 120 (20.91%) Cisco
21 115 (20.03%) Firewall
22 114 (19.86%) TCP/IP
23 112 (19.51%) NetScaler
24 94 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
25 88 (15.33%) SQL
25 88 (15.33%) Skype
26 86 (14.98%) MCSE
27 84 (14.63%) AWS

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
1 152 (26.48%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 61 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (6.62%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.74%) Confluence
6 10 (1.74%) IIS
7 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 306 (53.31%) Office 365
2 223 (38.85%) Azure
3 84 (14.63%) AWS
4 53 (9.23%) OneDrive
5 48 (8.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (4.53%) IaaS
7 25 (4.36%) Azure Stack
8 23 (4.01%) Mimecast
9 22 (3.83%) PaaS
10 16 (2.79%) SaaS
11 8 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (0.70%) GCP
13 1 (0.17%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 223 (38.85%) DNS
2 216 (37.63%) DHCP
3 115 (20.03%) Firewall
4 114 (19.86%) TCP/IP
5 112 (19.51%) NetScaler
6 88 (15.33%) Skype
7 81 (14.11%) SAN
8 62 (10.80%) LAN
9 61 (10.63%) WAN
10 45 (7.84%) iSCSI
11 42 (7.32%) VPN
12 31 (5.40%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (5.05%) NAS
14 27 (4.70%) VLAN
15 25 (4.36%) Wireless
16 22 (3.83%) MPLS
16 22 (3.83%) Network Security
17 20 (3.48%) Cisco Firepower
18 18 (3.14%) VoIP
18 18 (3.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (4.36%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.31%) JIRA
2 19 (3.31%) TestRail
2 19 (3.31%) Zephyr
3 8 (1.39%) MSI
4 2 (0.35%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 134 (23.34%) Finance
2 36 (6.27%) Law
3 26 (4.53%) Back Office
3 26 (4.53%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.14%) Banking
5 17 (2.96%) Legal
5 17 (2.96%) Marketing
6 12 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.09%) Online Betting
6 12 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.92%) Electronics
7 11 (1.92%) Retail
8 9 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 114 (19.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 98 (17.07%) Citrix Engineer
3 96 (16.72%) Analyst
4 74 (12.89%) Consultant
5 65 (11.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 63 (10.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 61 (10.63%) Support Engineer
8 53 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 46 (8.01%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 34 (5.92%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 29 (5.05%) Data Centre Consultant
12 29 (5.05%) Data Consultant
12 29 (5.05%) Support Analyst
13 26 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (4.36%) Infrastructure Support
15 20 (3.48%) Cisco Consultant
15 20 (3.48%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 20 (3.48%) Enterprise Consultant
16 19 (3.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.61%) LDAP
2 8 (1.39%) XML
3 2 (0.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.17%) COM
4 1 (0.17%) JSON
4 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.89%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 26 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 20 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 18 (3.14%) Clustering
5 18 (3.14%) Replication
6 15 (2.61%) Mobile Computing
6 15 (2.61%) User Experience
7 13 (2.26%) iPhone
8 12 (2.09%) iPad
9 11 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.74%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.74%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.22%) PKI
13 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 474 (82.58%) Windows
2 262 (45.64%) Windows Server
3 152 (26.48%) Windows 10
4 121 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (14.29%) Linux
6 67 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (10.63%) Windows 7
8 54 (9.41%) Unix
9 45 (7.84%) Mac OS
10 15 (2.61%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.05%) Android
11 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) VMS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (33.80%) ITIL
2 144 (25.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 61 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (10.28%) Project Management
5 57 (9.93%) Presales
6 50 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (7.49%) Migration
8 41 (7.14%) CRM
9 37 (6.45%) Change Management
10 35 (6.10%) Investment Management
11 34 (5.92%) Business Continuity
11 34 (5.92%) Project Delivery
12 30 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (5.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 28 (4.88%) Information Security
14 28 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
15 26 (4.53%) Mentoring
15 26 (4.53%) Patch Management
16 25 (4.36%) Service Management
17 23 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 154 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 88 (15.33%) SQL
3 33 (5.75%) Python
4 21 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.31%) PHP
6 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.52%) C
6 3 (0.52%) VB
6 3 (0.52%) VBScript
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (14.98%) MCSE
3 65 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (10.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 60 (10.45%) CCNA
6 54 (9.41%) Citrix Certification
7 42 (7.32%) CCA
8 37 (6.45%) CCNP
9 32 (5.57%) MCSA
10 28 (4.88%) Security Cleared
11 22 (3.83%) MCP
12 21 (3.66%) Degree
13 20 (3.48%) DV Cleared
14 13 (2.26%) MCITP
14 13 (2.26%) VCP5
15 10 (1.74%) RHCE
15 10 (1.74%) SC Cleared
16 9 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.39%) CCDA
18 6 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.36%) SLA
2 19 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (0.87%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) QA
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 434 (75.61%) XenApp
2 401 (69.86%) Active Directory
3 270 (47.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 169 (29.44%) Hyper-V
5 77 (13.41%) vSphere
6 70 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
7 69 (12.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 33 (5.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 32 (5.57%) Virtual Servers
10 30 (5.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 27 (4.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 18 (3.14%) VMware NSX
13 15 (2.61%) NFS
14 12 (2.09%) BitLocker
14 12 (2.09%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.74%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
17 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 142 (24.74%) SCCM
2 62 (10.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 48 (8.36%) SCOM
4 32 (5.57%) Backup Exec
5 31 (5.40%) vRealize
6 25 (4.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 25 (4.36%) SCOrch
7 20 (3.48%) XenMobile
8 9 (1.57%) WhatsUp Gold
9 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.39%) Terraform
10 6 (1.05%) Ansible
10 6 (1.05%) SCSM
10 6 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.05%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.87%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.87%) WSUS
12 3 (0.52%) Puppet
12 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 565 (98.43%) Citrix
2 397 (69.16%) Microsoft
3 393 (68.47%) VMware
4 120 (20.91%) Cisco
5 80 (13.94%) Ivanti
6 79 (13.76%) HP
7 54 (9.41%) NetApp
8 53 (9.23%) Veeam
9 51 (8.89%) Nimble Storage
10 48 (8.36%) Dell
11 34 (5.92%) Symantec
12 26 (4.53%) Sophos
13 21 (3.66%) EMC
13 21 (3.66%) Forcepoint
14 20 (3.48%) Mitel
15 19 (3.31%) Splunk
16 18 (3.14%) CheckPoint
17 17 (2.96%) Avaya
17 17 (2.96%) Sony
18 15 (2.61%) IBM