Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 506 430 602
Rank change year-on-year -76 +172 -16
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 88 217 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 3.02% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 145 142
10th Percentile £30,200 £43,000 £29,800
25th Percentile £37,500 £52,500 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £61,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.37% +11.36% +10.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,400 £77,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% +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 6,746 7,195 9,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.06% 18.11% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,140 6,075 8,257
10th Percentile £38,950 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +28 31 £60,000 -1.64% 5
West London - 7 £52,500 - 1
East London - 3 £60,000 - 1
South London +17 1 £40,000 -30.43% 2
North London - 1 £34,125 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 88 (100.00%) Citrix
2 77 (87.50%) Windows
3 68 (77.27%) VMware
4 64 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 62 (70.45%) Microsoft 365
6 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
7 59 (67.05%) Windows Server
8 49 (55.68%) PowerShell
9 45 (51.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (51.14%) ITIL
10 38 (43.18%) Finance
10 38 (43.18%) Azure
11 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (39.77%) XenApp
13 34 (38.64%) NetScaler
14 33 (37.50%) DNS
14 33 (37.50%) DHCP
14 33 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 32 (36.36%) Windows 10
16 31 (35.23%) SCCM
16 31 (35.23%) TCP/IP
17 30 (34.09%) vSphere
18 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
19 23 (26.14%) Cisco
20 22 (25.00%) VoIP
21 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Office
21 21 (23.86%) Disaster Recovery
22 20 (22.73%) VPN
22 20 (22.73%) SAN
22 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V

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 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.68%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 62 (70.45%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (43.18%) Azure
3 14 (15.91%) OneDrive
4 12 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (7.95%) AWS
6 4 (4.55%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.41%) Dropbox
8 1 (1.14%) Azure Storage
8 1 (1.14%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.64%) NetScaler
2 33 (37.50%) DHCP
2 33 (37.50%) DNS
3 31 (35.23%) TCP/IP
4 22 (25.00%) VoIP
5 20 (22.73%) SAN
5 20 (22.73%) VPN
6 16 (18.18%) Firewall
7 12 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (12.50%) SSL
9 8 (9.09%) VLAN
9 8 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (7.95%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.55%) DMZ
11 4 (4.55%) LAN
11 4 (4.55%) Skype
11 4 (4.55%) WAN
12 3 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (43.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Law
3 5 (5.68%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Social Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 4 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Citrix Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 8 (9.09%) Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Consultant
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) 1st Line Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Citrix Support
9 5 (5.68%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.41%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Symmetrix
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) Housing Association
5 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (87.50%) Windows
2 59 (67.05%) Windows Server
3 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (6.82%) Linux
8 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.68%) Android
10 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) ITIL
2 33 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (23.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (17.05%) ITSM
5 12 (13.64%) Patch Management
6 11 (12.50%) BCP
6 11 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (12.50%) Project Delivery
6 11 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 10 (11.36%) Business Continuity
7 10 (11.36%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (7.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 6 (6.82%) Architecture Roadmap
9 6 (6.82%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.82%) High Availability
9 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.68%) Change Control
10 5 (5.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.64%) VB
3 3 (3.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.95%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (7.95%) MCSA
2 7 (7.95%) MCSE
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.68%) CCNA
4 5 (5.68%) CISSP
4 5 (5.68%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) CCA
5 3 (3.41%) MCP
5 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CCNP
6 2 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.14%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) MCITP
7 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.14%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 64 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 45 (51.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (39.77%) XenApp
4 30 (34.09%) vSphere
5 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
6 10 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (10.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (10.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (4.55%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.14%) KVM
10 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) SCCM
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (11.36%) SCOM
4 9 (10.23%) AirWatch
5 6 (6.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (5.68%) XenMobile
7 4 (4.55%) SCOrch
7 4 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.27%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Nagios
9 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Citrix
2 68 (77.27%) VMware
3 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 23 (26.14%) Cisco
5 13 (14.77%) Dell
6 11 (12.50%) EMC
6 11 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 10 (11.36%) 3PAR
7 10 (11.36%) Avaya
8 8 (9.09%) Brocade
8 8 (9.09%) Meraki
8 8 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
9 7 (7.95%) Symantec
10 6 (6.82%) HP
11 5 (5.68%) Apple
11 5 (5.68%) Ivanti
11 5 (5.68%) NetApp
11 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.68%) Veeam
12 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow