Period
to 24 February 2021

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

Citrix XenDesktop
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 452 435 591
Rank change year-on-year -17 +156 -64
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 81 289 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 3.26% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 91 215 184
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.05% +3.26%

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 5,340 8,859 10,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.39% 17.52% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,486 7,443 8,464
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in London

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in London.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in London

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 February 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
Central London +82 35 £77,000 +40.00%
West London +73 6 £52,500 +23.53% 3
South London +27 4 £57,500 +1.32% 1
East London - 2 £60,000 - 2
North London - 1 £34,125 -
XenDesktop
England

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

1 81 (100.00%) Citrix
2 62 (76.54%) Windows
3 60 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 58 (71.60%) VMware
5 51 (62.96%) Microsoft 365
6 49 (60.49%) PowerShell
7 48 (59.26%) XenApp
8 47 (58.02%) Microsoft
9 42 (51.85%) DNS
9 42 (51.85%) Windows Server
10 37 (45.68%) NetScaler
10 37 (45.68%) DHCP
11 34 (41.98%) ITIL
12 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (38.27%) TCP/IP
14 27 (33.33%) Finance
14 27 (33.33%) Azure
15 26 (32.10%) SCCM
16 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
18 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
19 17 (20.99%) VoIP
19 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2016
21 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2019
21 15 (18.52%) vSphere
21 15 (18.52%) Cisco
21 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
22 13 (16.05%) SCOM

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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) IIS
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (62.96%) Microsoft 365
2 27 (33.33%) Azure
3 11 (13.58%) AWS
4 8 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.70%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (51.85%) DNS
2 37 (45.68%) DHCP
2 37 (45.68%) NetScaler
3 31 (38.27%) TCP/IP
4 17 (20.99%) VoIP
5 12 (14.81%) Firewall
6 9 (11.11%) DMZ
6 9 (11.11%) LAN
6 9 (11.11%) SAN
6 9 (11.11%) WAN
7 8 (9.88%) VLAN
8 5 (6.17%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (6.17%) SSL
8 5 (6.17%) VPN
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.47%) Skype
10 1 (1.23%) FTP
10 1 (1.23%) SMTP
10 1 (1.23%) SSH
10 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (13.58%) Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Citrix Support
7 7 (8.64%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) IT Architect
9 5 (6.17%) IT Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) PKI
4 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (76.54%) Windows
2 42 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (12.35%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.94%) Android
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.47%) Linux
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (14.81%) High Availability
3 12 (14.81%) Project Delivery
4 10 (12.35%) Change Control
5 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.11%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.88%) Architecture Roadmap
6 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (6.17%) ITSM
9 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
9 5 (6.17%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.88%) VB
3 4 (4.94%) VBScript
4 3 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.35%) MCSE
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (7.41%) CCNA
4 6 (7.41%) CISSP
4 6 (7.41%) MCSA
5 3 (3.70%) CCA
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.47%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.47%) CCNP
6 2 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 22301
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 48 (59.26%) XenApp
3 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
5 15 (18.52%) vSphere
6 7 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.70%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.47%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (32.10%) SCCM
2 13 (16.05%) SCOM
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (7.41%) SCOrch
4 6 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (6.17%) Ansible
5 5 (6.17%) Puppet
6 3 (3.70%) Perfmon
6 3 (3.70%) Terraform
7 2 (2.47%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Nagios
7 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.47%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Citrix
2 58 (71.60%) VMware
3 47 (58.02%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.52%) Cisco
5 11 (13.58%) Ivanti
6 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
6 8 (9.88%) Veeam
7 7 (8.64%) Dell
8 5 (6.17%) Apple
8 5 (6.17%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.94%) Avaya
9 4 (4.94%) HP
9 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.94%) Sun
9 4 (4.94%) Xerox
10 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.70%) NetApp
10 3 (3.70%) Solarflare
10 3 (3.70%) Sophos
11 2 (2.47%) 3PAR