Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 550 556 622
Rank change year-on-year +6 +66 -8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 123 577 611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 2.54% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 107 476 511
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.13% +4.44%

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 8,619 22,736 23,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.94% 17.54% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,248 18,649 19,043
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,019
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.00% +8.93%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +74 67 £70,000 +26.70% 10
Midlands +64 21 £42,500 +13.33% 6
West Midlands +50 18 £41,250 +3.13% 3
North of England +162 17 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North West +134 10 £40,000 -15.79% 7
South East +156 8 £37,500 -21.88% 4
Yorkshire +149 6 £45,000 -14.29%
South West +91 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England +112 4 £42,250 -11.05% 3
East Midlands +78 3 £52,500 +40.00% 3
North East +27 1 £40,000 +14.29%
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 121 (98.37%) Citrix
2 117 (95.12%) XenApp
3 107 (86.99%) Windows
4 93 (75.61%) VMware
5 91 (73.98%) Microsoft
6 73 (59.35%) Active Directory
6 73 (59.35%) Office 365
7 61 (49.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (49.59%) Windows Server
8 52 (42.28%) PowerShell
9 50 (40.65%) Azure
10 47 (38.21%) SCCM
11 40 (32.52%) Firewall
12 39 (31.71%) MS Exchange
13 38 (30.89%) Hyper-V
14 34 (27.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 34 (27.64%) NetScaler
15 29 (23.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 28 (22.76%) Finance
17 24 (19.51%) DNS
18 23 (18.70%) Veeam
18 23 (18.70%) Windows 10
19 22 (17.89%) vSphere
20 21 (17.07%) ITIL
20 21 (17.07%) SQL
20 21 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
21 20 (16.26%) DHCP
21 20 (16.26%) Cisco
22 19 (15.45%) VPN
22 19 (15.45%) Backup Exec

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 39 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (1.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.81%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 73 (59.35%) Office 365
2 50 (40.65%) Azure
3 16 (13.01%) AWS
4 9 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.63%) IaaS
6 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.81%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.52%) Firewall
2 34 (27.64%) NetScaler
3 24 (19.51%) DNS
4 20 (16.26%) DHCP
5 19 (15.45%) VPN
6 15 (12.20%) WAN
7 13 (10.57%) iSCSI
8 12 (9.76%) LAN
9 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
10 10 (8.13%) SAN
11 4 (3.25%) Skype
11 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.44%) VoIP
13 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.81%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.81%) Network Security
14 1 (0.81%) SSH
14 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Bitbucket
1 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Citrix Engineer
1 23 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (13.82%) Citrix Support
3 12 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Infrastructure Support
4 10 (8.13%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.50%) Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Citrix Specialist
7 7 (5.69%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) IT Support
8 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.63%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.63%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.81%) COM
3 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.81%) SAML
3 1 (0.81%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.44%) CMDB
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.81%) Handset
7 1 (0.81%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (86.99%) Windows
2 61 (49.59%) Windows Server
3 23 (18.70%) Windows 10
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (8.94%) Linux
6 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (3.25%) Unix
10 3 (2.44%) HPUX
10 3 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.44%) Solaris
11 2 (1.63%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (17.07%) ITIL
3 19 (15.45%) Change Management
4 16 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (11.38%) Migration
6 13 (10.57%) Information Security
7 11 (8.94%) Line Management
7 11 (8.94%) Server Management
8 10 (8.13%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.13%) Process Improvement
8 10 (8.13%) Project Management
8 10 (8.13%) Strategic Roadmap
9 9 (7.32%) Application Packaging
9 9 (7.32%) Project Delivery
10 5 (4.07%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.07%) DevOps
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (4.07%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.07%) Preventative Maintenance
10 5 (4.07%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.07%) SQL
3 7 (5.69%) Python
4 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.25%) VBScript
5 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.81%) VB
6 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.07%) MCSA
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.25%) CCNA
4 3 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) CCA
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE Security
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.13%) BS25999
2 10 (8.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.25%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) GDPR
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (95.12%) XenApp
2 73 (59.35%) Active Directory
3 61 (49.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (30.89%) Hyper-V
5 29 (23.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 22 (17.89%) vSphere
7 11 (8.94%) BitLocker
7 11 (8.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (8.13%) NFS
9 7 (5.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.25%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.63%) Firmware
13 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.63%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (38.21%) SCCM
2 19 (15.45%) Backup Exec
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (6.50%) Ansible
4 8 (6.50%) Puppet
5 5 (4.07%) Terraform
6 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.25%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.63%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.81%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.81%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.81%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 121 (98.37%) Citrix
2 93 (75.61%) VMware
3 91 (73.98%) Microsoft
4 23 (18.70%) Veeam
5 20 (16.26%) Cisco
6 18 (14.63%) HP
7 15 (12.20%) Sophos
8 12 (9.76%) Dell
9 11 (8.94%) NetApp
10 8 (6.50%) Symantec
11 6 (4.88%) EqualLogic
11 6 (4.88%) McAfee
12 5 (4.07%) F5
12 5 (4.07%) Ivanti
12 5 (4.07%) Oracle
12 5 (4.07%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.25%) Juniper
14 3 (2.44%) CommVault
14 3 (2.44%) EMC
14 3 (2.44%) Fortinet