Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK > England
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 832 564 581
Rank change year-on-year -268 +17 +61
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 179 105 558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 1.23% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 136 86 454
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,500 £28,650
25th Percentile £32,000 £37,313 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +2.45%
75th Percentile £48,938 £72,500 £64,688
90th Percentile £57,500 £81,875 £80,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -6.25% +2.56%

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 20,318 8,513 21,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.22% 18.68% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13,925 7,348 18,511
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 October 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 28 October 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 -244 54 £40,000 -38.46% 19
East of England -67 38 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Midlands -106 34 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East Midlands -50 28 £37,500 -28.57%
South East -161 21 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North of England -126 19 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South West -81 14 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Yorkshire -86 13 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Midlands -103 6 £42,000 +23.53% 2
North West -103 5 £37,000 -13.45% 4
North East - 1 £40,000 -
XenDesktop
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 166 (92.74%) Citrix
2 138 (77.09%) VMware
3 135 (75.42%) Active Directory
4 132 (73.74%) XenApp
5 126 (70.39%) Windows
6 125 (69.83%) Microsoft
7 115 (64.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 106 (59.22%) Microsoft 365
9 97 (54.19%) Azure
10 90 (50.28%) Windows Server
11 75 (41.90%) vSphere
12 69 (38.55%) Social Skills
13 66 (36.87%) Hyper-V
14 65 (36.31%) Windows 10
15 58 (32.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 55 (30.73%) DHCP
16 55 (30.73%) DNS
17 54 (30.17%) MS Exchange
18 49 (27.37%) SQL
18 49 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (24.02%) VMware ESXi
20 40 (22.35%) PowerShell
20 40 (22.35%) ITIL
21 39 (21.79%) TCP/IP
21 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (20.11%) Problem-Solving
23 35 (19.55%) WAN
23 35 (19.55%) OneDrive
24 34 (18.99%) LAN
25 33 (18.44%) Firewall

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 54 (30.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.76%) SharePoint
3 24 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (13.41%) Skype for Business
4 14 (7.82%) IIS
5 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 106 (59.22%) Microsoft 365
2 97 (54.19%) Azure
3 35 (19.55%) OneDrive
4 12 (6.70%) AWS
5 10 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.47%) Mimecast
7 6 (3.35%) SaaS
8 5 (2.79%) IaaS
9 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.73%) DHCP
1 55 (30.73%) DNS
2 39 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 35 (19.55%) WAN
4 34 (18.99%) LAN
5 33 (18.44%) Firewall
6 26 (14.53%) NetScaler
7 23 (12.85%) VLAN
8 21 (11.73%) Skype
9 18 (10.06%) SAN
10 17 (9.50%) VPN
11 11 (6.15%) iSCSI
12 10 (5.59%) Network Security
13 8 (4.47%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (3.91%) Wireless
15 6 (3.35%) NAS
16 5 (2.79%) MPLS
16 5 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
17 4 (2.23%) IP Telephony
17 4 (2.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) JIRA
2 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
General
1 69 (38.55%) Social Skills
2 26 (14.53%) Finance
3 22 (12.29%) Organisational Skills
4 17 (9.50%) Public Sector
5 11 (6.15%) Legal
6 10 (5.59%) Back Office
7 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.91%) Law
9 5 (2.79%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (2.79%) Games
10 4 (2.23%) Digital Economy
11 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.12%) Marketing
13 1 (0.56%) Banking
13 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 47 (26.26%) Support Engineer
2 44 (24.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (24.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 39 (21.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 37 (20.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 24 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (12.29%) Analyst
7 22 (12.29%) IT Support
8 21 (11.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (11.17%) IT Engineer
10 19 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (8.94%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (8.38%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (8.38%) Support Analyst
13 10 (5.59%) Citrix Engineer
13 10 (5.59%) Consultant
14 9 (5.03%) Senior Support Engineer
14 9 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
15 8 (4.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) ADO
2 2 (1.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.97%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.47%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.35%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.79%) Replication
7 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.68%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.68%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.68%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.68%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
10 1 (0.56%) Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.56%) iPhone
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (70.39%) Windows
2 90 (50.28%) Windows Server
3 65 (36.31%) Windows 10
4 49 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (17.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (14.53%) Windows Server 2019
8 16 (8.94%) Linux
9 14 (7.82%) Windows 7
10 12 (6.70%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.68%) Android
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (22.35%) ITIL
3 36 (20.11%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (13.97%) Project Management
5 17 (9.50%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.82%) Data Centre Operations
7 13 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.15%) Presales
8 11 (6.15%) Time Management
9 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.91%) Line Management
10 7 (3.91%) Project Delivery
10 7 (3.91%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (3.35%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.35%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.35%) Process Improvement
12 5 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.79%) Information Security
12 5 (2.79%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.37%) SQL
2 40 (22.35%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.35%) VB
3 6 (3.35%) VBScript
4 5 (2.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.97%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (10.61%) MCITP
4 13 (7.26%) Degree
5 10 (5.59%) MCSE
5 10 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.35%) CCA
7 6 (3.35%) MCSA
8 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) MCP
10 2 (1.12%) CCNA
10 2 (1.12%) CCNP
10 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.56%) NCSIE
11 1 (0.56%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.61%) SLA
2 10 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.91%) GDPR
4 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 135 (75.42%) Active Directory
2 132 (73.74%) XenApp
3 115 (64.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (41.90%) vSphere
5 66 (36.87%) Hyper-V
6 43 (24.02%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (6.15%) VirtualBox
8 10 (5.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.79%) BitLocker
10 5 (2.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (2.23%) NFS
12 3 (1.68%) KVM
12 3 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) SCCM
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.35%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (2.23%) Ansible
5 4 (2.23%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.68%) SCOM
6 3 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.12%) Terraform
8 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 166 (92.74%) Citrix
2 138 (77.09%) VMware
3 125 (69.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.82%) ServiceNow
4 14 (7.82%) Sophos
5 13 (7.26%) NetApp
6 12 (6.70%) Cisco
7 11 (6.15%) Veeam
8 9 (5.03%) EMC
9 7 (3.91%) Dell
9 7 (3.91%) Meraki
9 7 (3.91%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (3.35%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.35%) Ivanti
11 5 (2.79%) Brocade
11 5 (2.79%) IBM
11 5 (2.79%) SAP
12 4 (2.23%) HP
12 4 (2.23%) Symantec
13 3 (1.68%) Infoblox