Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 439 584 573
Rank change year-on-year +145 -11 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 259 184 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.08% 1.82% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 188 163 252
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,650 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +7.06%

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 8,396 10,101 9,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.63% 16.47% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,961 8,355 8,433
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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
Central London +57 59 £61,000 +58.44% 5
South London +10 5 £63,750 +15.91% 1
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 256 (98.84%) Citrix
2 235 (90.73%) Windows
3 209 (80.69%) XenApp
4 197 (76.06%) Microsoft
5 193 (74.52%) Office 365
6 164 (63.32%) Active Directory
7 154 (59.46%) SCCM
8 129 (49.81%) VMware
9 110 (42.47%) Windows Server
10 104 (40.15%) Azure
11 97 (37.45%) PowerShell
12 78 (30.12%) Finance
13 76 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (26.64%) ITIL
15 66 (25.48%) MS Exchange
16 64 (24.71%) DNS
17 62 (23.94%) NetScaler
18 60 (23.17%) AWS
19 55 (21.24%) DHCP
20 53 (20.46%) Firewall
21 47 (18.15%) Windows 10
22 43 (16.60%) VMware ESXi
23 42 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
23 42 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 41 (15.83%) User Experience
25 40 (15.44%) SQL Server
25 40 (15.44%) SQL
26 38 (14.67%) VPN
27 33 (12.74%) Data Centre
28 31 (11.97%) Virtual Environments

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 66 (25.48%) MS Exchange
2 42 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.49%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 193 (74.52%) Office 365
2 104 (40.15%) Azure
3 60 (23.17%) AWS
4 16 (6.18%) Mimecast
5 14 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (5.02%) SaaS
7 12 (4.63%) PaaS
8 9 (3.47%) Slack
9 3 (1.16%) IaaS
10 2 (0.77%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.39%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.71%) DNS
2 62 (23.94%) NetScaler
3 55 (21.24%) DHCP
4 53 (20.46%) Firewall
5 38 (14.67%) VPN
6 28 (10.81%) SAN
7 21 (8.11%) Skype
8 20 (7.72%) TCP/IP
9 15 (5.79%) VoIP
10 14 (5.41%) LAN
11 12 (4.63%) WAN
12 9 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.09%) VSAN
13 8 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.32%) Cisco Firepower
14 6 (2.32%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.54%) Network Security
16 3 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (1.16%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.41%) JIRA
2 9 (3.47%) Bitbucket
2 9 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.16%) MSI
4 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
General
1 78 (30.12%) Finance
2 15 (5.79%) Law
3 12 (4.63%) Back Office
4 8 (3.09%) Banking
5 6 (2.32%) Legal
5 6 (2.32%) Retail
5 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.93%) Advertising
7 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.16%) Housing Association
8 3 (1.16%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (13.13%) Consultant
3 31 (11.97%) Citrix Engineer
4 28 (10.81%) Administrator
5 27 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (9.27%) Citrix Consultant
7 23 (8.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 22 (8.49%) Support Engineer
9 20 (7.72%) Analyst
10 17 (6.56%) Architect
10 17 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
11 16 (6.18%) Wintel Administrator
11 16 (6.18%) Wintel Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (5.41%) Citrix Support
14 12 (4.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.86%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
16 9 (3.47%) IT Engineer
16 9 (3.47%) Senior Wintel Systems Administrator
16 9 (3.47%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.79%) LDAP
2 5 (1.93%) .NET
3 2 (0.77%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.39%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.83%) User Experience
2 33 (12.74%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.56%) Smartphone
4 13 (5.02%) EMC VNX
5 12 (4.63%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.32%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.93%) Clustering
9 4 (1.54%) iPad
9 4 (1.54%) iPhone
10 3 (1.16%) Derivative
10 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Replication
11 2 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.39%) CMDB
12 1 (0.39%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 235 (90.73%) Windows
2 110 (42.47%) Windows Server
3 47 (18.15%) Windows 10
4 30 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (10.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.63%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.47%) Mac OS
9 8 (3.09%) Linux
10 5 (1.93%) Unix
11 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.64%) ITIL
2 42 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (11.97%) Virtual Environments
4 29 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (9.27%) Server Hardening
6 23 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (8.88%) User Stories
7 22 (8.49%) Project Management
8 19 (7.34%) Server Virtualisation
9 17 (6.56%) Task Automation
10 15 (5.79%) Visualisation
11 13 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.63%) CRM
12 12 (4.63%) ERP
12 12 (4.63%) Presales
13 11 (4.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 11 (4.25%) Proactive Monitoring
14 10 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (3.47%) DevOps
15 9 (3.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.45%) PowerShell
2 40 (15.44%) SQL
3 2 (0.77%) C
3 2 (0.77%) VB
4 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (8.88%) CCA
3 23 (8.88%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (5.02%) MCSE
5 7 (2.70%) Degree
6 6 (2.32%) MCSA
7 5 (1.93%) CCNA
7 5 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.77%) VCP5
9 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) HNC
9 1 (0.39%) MCITP
9 1 (0.39%) MCP
9 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 209 (80.69%) XenApp
2 164 (63.32%) Active Directory
3 76 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (16.60%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (10.81%) Terminal Server
6 27 (10.42%) Hyper-V
7 24 (9.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 19 (7.34%) vSphere
9 14 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (5.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (3.09%) VMware NSX
12 3 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.77%) vCloud
13 2 (0.77%) Xen
14 1 (0.39%) IAG
Systems Management
1 154 (59.46%) SCCM
2 29 (11.20%) SCOM
3 28 (10.81%) XenMobile
4 26 (10.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (5.02%) Avamar
5 13 (5.02%) Backup Exec
5 13 (5.02%) vCenter Server
6 9 (3.47%) Grafana
6 9 (3.47%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (2.32%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.93%) NetVault Backup
9 3 (1.16%) vRealize
10 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 256 (98.84%) Citrix
2 197 (76.06%) Microsoft
3 129 (49.81%) VMware
4 24 (9.27%) HP
5 23 (8.88%) Cisco
6 22 (8.49%) EMC
7 19 (7.34%) AppDynamics
8 17 (6.56%) Dell
8 17 (6.56%) Ivanti
9 16 (6.18%) Avaya
9 16 (6.18%) Veeam
10 15 (5.79%) NetApp
11 14 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
12 13 (5.02%) Sophos
13 12 (4.63%) EqualLogic
13 12 (4.63%) ProCurve
14 6 (2.32%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.32%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.32%) Juniper
14 6 (2.32%) Wyse