Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 579 558 552
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 166 266 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 1.70% 2.62% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 146 214 242
London median annual salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,375 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,779 10,166 8,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.66% 14.67% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8,149 8,513 7,486
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.48% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in London

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop in London.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in London

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in London

XenDesktop
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the London region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Central London -8 48 £38,500 -18.95% 1
West London +28 8 £41,250 -17.50%
South London +8 4 £47,500 +18.75%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 146 (87.95%) Citrix
2 137 (82.53%) Microsoft
3 133 (80.12%) Windows
4 122 (73.49%) Active Directory
5 112 (67.47%) XenApp
6 102 (61.45%) VMware
7 90 (54.22%) Office 365
8 89 (53.61%) Windows Server
9 68 (40.96%) SCCM
10 66 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (36.75%) DNS
12 58 (34.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 57 (34.34%) ITIL
14 55 (33.13%) DHCP
14 55 (33.13%) PowerShell
15 51 (30.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (30.72%) Windows 10
16 48 (28.92%) Hyper-V
17 45 (27.11%) Cisco
18 44 (26.51%) MS Exchange
19 42 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 41 (24.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 36 (21.69%) Finance
22 32 (19.28%) Firewall
22 32 (19.28%) SQL
23 31 (18.67%) Dell
24 29 (17.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 29 (17.47%) Linux
24 29 (17.47%) LAN
24 29 (17.47%) WAN

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 44 (26.51%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (9.64%) Skype for Business
4 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 90 (54.22%) Office 365
2 58 (34.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (14.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (10.24%) IaaS
5 14 (8.43%) PaaS
6 13 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (3.61%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.81%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.81%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.81%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.81%) Serverless
9 2 (1.20%) SaaS
10 1 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.60%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (36.75%) DNS
2 55 (33.13%) DHCP
3 32 (19.28%) Firewall
4 29 (17.47%) LAN
4 29 (17.47%) WAN
5 22 (13.25%) Skype
5 22 (13.25%) TCP/IP
6 20 (12.05%) SAN
7 17 (10.24%) NetScaler
8 14 (8.43%) Network Security
8 14 (8.43%) VoIP
9 13 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (7.83%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (4.22%) Internet
10 7 (4.22%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.22%) NAS
11 6 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.61%) MSI
3 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) TestRail
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (21.69%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.41%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (12.65%) Citrix Engineer
3 16 (9.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (9.04%) Analyst
5 14 (8.43%) Consultant
6 13 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Architect
8 9 (5.42%) Field Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Citrix Specialist
9 8 (4.82%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (4.82%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (4.82%) Windows Specialist
10 7 (4.22%) Azure Architect
10 7 (4.22%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) JSON
2 3 (1.81%) COM
2 3 (1.81%) SAML
3 2 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (14.46%) Clustering
3 20 (12.05%) Fat Client
3 20 (12.05%) Thin Client
4 12 (7.23%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.02%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.82%) iPad
6 8 (4.82%) iPhone
6 8 (4.82%) Public Cloud
6 8 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.22%) BYOD
7 7 (4.22%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.41%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.20%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 133 (80.12%) Windows
2 89 (53.61%) Windows Server
3 51 (30.72%) Windows 10
3 51 (30.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (17.47%) Linux
6 24 (14.46%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.63%) Apple iOS
8 10 (6.02%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.82%) Mac OS
10 6 (3.61%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.60%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) Unix
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.34%) ITIL
2 41 (24.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (15.66%) Application Packaging
4 23 (13.86%) Migration
5 20 (12.05%) High Availability
6 18 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.84%) Presales
7 17 (10.24%) Service Delivery
8 15 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (6.63%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (6.63%) Server Virtualisation
10 11 (6.63%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (6.02%) Document Management
11 10 (6.02%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (6.02%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.02%) Time Management
12 9 (5.42%) Change Control
12 9 (5.42%) Project Management
13 7 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.13%) PowerShell
2 32 (19.28%) SQL
3 10 (6.02%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.82%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (17.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.06%) MCSE
3 18 (10.84%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.02%) Degree
4 10 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (5.42%) CISSP
5 9 (5.42%) MCSA
6 8 (4.82%) CCNP
6 8 (4.82%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (4.82%) VCP6
7 4 (2.41%) MCTS
8 3 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.81%) MCITP
9 2 (1.20%) CCNA
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) MCP
10 1 (0.60%) VCAP
10 1 (0.60%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) GDPR
2 4 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 122 (73.49%) Active Directory
2 112 (67.47%) XenApp
3 66 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (28.92%) Hyper-V
5 26 (15.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (15.06%) vSphere
7 12 (7.23%) BitLocker
7 12 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (4.22%) NFS
9 7 (4.22%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (3.01%) DFS Replication
11 4 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.81%) Docker
13 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 68 (40.96%) SCCM
2 28 (16.87%) SCOM
3 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (7.83%) vCenter Server
6 11 (6.63%) FortiGate
7 6 (3.61%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (3.01%) Ansible
8 5 (3.01%) IBM BigFix
8 5 (3.01%) WSUS
9 4 (2.41%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.41%) Puppet
9 4 (2.41%) Terraform
9 4 (2.41%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.81%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.81%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.81%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 146 (87.95%) Citrix
2 137 (82.53%) Microsoft
3 102 (61.45%) VMware
4 45 (27.11%) Cisco
5 31 (18.67%) Dell
6 28 (16.87%) HP
7 18 (10.84%) Apple
8 15 (9.04%) Avaya
9 14 (8.43%) Ivanti
10 12 (7.23%) Symantec
10 12 (7.23%) Wyse
11 11 (6.63%) CheckPoint
12 9 (5.42%) EMC
13 8 (4.82%) Meraki
13 8 (4.82%) Veeam
14 7 (4.22%) Kaspersky
14 7 (4.22%) SonicWALL
15 6 (3.61%) IBM
16 5 (3.01%) NetApp
16 5 (3.01%) Oracle