Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 299 325
Rank change year-on-year +52 +26 +43
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 84 63 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.83% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 4.81% 3.08% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 71 38 37
Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.16% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £19,500 £30,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £65,750 £54,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +13.21%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,747 2,043 1,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.27% 16.69% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 1,482 1,543
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
West Midlands +51 73 £36,500 -23.16% 11
East Midlands +33 11 £30,500 -12.86% 2
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 84 (100.00%) Citrix
2 79 (94.05%) Microsoft
3 78 (92.86%) XenApp
4 71 (84.52%) Windows
5 58 (69.05%) Office 365
6 55 (65.48%) Active Directory
6 55 (65.48%) VMware
7 49 (58.33%) Windows Server
8 47 (55.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (54.76%) Hyper-V
10 36 (42.86%) MS Exchange
11 32 (38.10%) ITIL
12 31 (36.90%) DHCP
12 31 (36.90%) DNS
13 26 (30.95%) Azure
13 26 (30.95%) Veeam
13 26 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (26.19%) LAN
14 22 (26.19%) Symantec
14 22 (26.19%) Change Management
14 22 (26.19%) Firewall
15 21 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 21 (25.00%) PowerShell
16 20 (23.81%) Cisco
16 20 (23.81%) Backup Exec
16 20 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
17 19 (22.62%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (21.43%) WAN
19 17 (20.24%) SLA

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 36 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 26 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (22.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (69.05%) Office 365
2 26 (30.95%) Azure
3 3 (3.57%) AWS
3 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) IaaS
3 3 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) DHCP
1 31 (36.90%) DNS
2 22 (26.19%) Firewall
2 22 (26.19%) LAN
3 21 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (21.43%) WAN
5 12 (14.29%) VPN
6 11 (13.10%) Skype
7 9 (10.71%) NetScaler
7 9 (10.71%) SAN
8 8 (9.52%) iSCSI
9 5 (5.95%) Internet
9 5 (5.95%) VLAN
10 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.57%) HSRP
11 3 (3.57%) IPsec
11 3 (3.57%) Network Security
11 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.95%) Back Office
3 3 (3.57%) Local Government
4 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (15.48%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.76%) Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 2 (2.38%) SAML
3 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.90%) Driving Licence
3 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.95%) CMDB
5 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Blog
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (84.52%) Windows
2 49 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Linux
6 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) ITIL
2 22 (26.19%) Change Management
3 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (9.52%) Line Management
5 8 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 7 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (8.33%) Server Management
7 6 (7.14%) Coaching
7 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.95%) Commercial Awareness
8 5 (5.95%) Decision-Making
8 5 (5.95%) Information Security
8 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.95%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (5.95%) Project Delivery
8 5 (5.95%) Project Management
8 5 (5.95%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) MCSE
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) MCSA
3 3 (3.57%) CCDA
3 3 (3.57%) CCNA
3 3 (3.57%) CCNP
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) CCA
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) BS25999
2 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 78 (92.86%) XenApp
2 55 (65.48%) Active Directory
3 47 (55.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (54.76%) Hyper-V
5 20 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (11.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (10.71%) BitLocker
7 9 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (9.52%) NFS
9 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (7.14%) Terminal Services
11 4 (4.76%) vSphere
12 2 (2.38%) vCloud
12 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (2.38%) VMware NSX
12 2 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (23.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.38%) SCSM
3 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.38%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Citrix
2 79 (94.05%) Microsoft
3 55 (65.48%) VMware
4 26 (30.95%) Veeam
5 22 (26.19%) Symantec
6 20 (23.81%) Cisco
7 12 (14.29%) Ivanti
8 10 (11.90%) NetApp
9 8 (9.52%) Acronis
10 7 (8.33%) Dell
10 7 (8.33%) HP
10 7 (8.33%) Sophos
11 5 (5.95%) EMC
11 5 (5.95%) EqualLogic
11 5 (5.95%) Juniper
11 5 (5.95%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.57%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.57%) Huawei
12 3 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (3.57%) Zerto