Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 258 285 355
Rank change year-on-year +27 +70 +9
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 90 100 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.75% 0.68% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 4.30% 4.85% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65 49 27
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,600 £28,350 £22,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £46,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +0.57% +1.73%

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 2,095 2,060 1,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.56% 13.94% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,643 1,590 1,364
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £24,300 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,813 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +2.38%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 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
West Midlands +11 67 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +43 23 £45,000 -5.26%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 90 (100.00%) Citrix
2 81 (90.00%) XenApp
3 77 (85.56%) Microsoft
4 65 (72.22%) Windows
5 64 (71.11%) Active Directory
6 52 (57.78%) VMware
7 47 (52.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (47.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (47.78%) Windows Server
9 40 (44.44%) PowerShell
10 35 (38.89%) Office 365
11 34 (37.78%) Cisco
12 31 (34.44%) SQL
13 30 (33.33%) DNS
13 30 (33.33%) DHCP
14 29 (32.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 29 (32.22%) Skype
15 26 (28.89%) Hyper-V
15 26 (28.89%) Firewall
16 25 (27.78%) Linux
17 23 (25.56%) Project Management
18 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
18 22 (24.44%) Veeam
18 22 (24.44%) Mentoring
19 19 (21.11%) Identity Access Management
19 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Intune
20 18 (20.00%) NetScaler
20 18 (20.00%) Skype for Business
20 18 (20.00%) vSphere
20 18 (20.00%) ITIL

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 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (47.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (38.89%) Office 365
3 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (10.00%) IaaS
4 9 (10.00%) PaaS
5 8 (8.89%) Azure Functions
5 8 (8.89%) Azure Machine Learning
5 8 (8.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.33%) DHCP
1 30 (33.33%) DNS
2 29 (32.22%) Skype
3 26 (28.89%) Firewall
4 18 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
6 16 (17.78%) WAN
7 13 (14.44%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (13.33%) LAN
9 11 (12.22%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (11.11%) SAN
10 10 (11.11%) Unified Communications
11 7 (7.78%) VPN
12 5 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (5.56%) VLAN
12 5 (5.56%) Wireless
13 4 (4.44%) Internet
13 4 (4.44%) IPsec
13 4 (4.44%) Spanning Tree
14 3 (3.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) IT Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) IT Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.78%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Citrix Support
7 4 (4.44%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) IT Support
8 3 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Senior IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) JSON
1 8 (8.89%) SAML
2 2 (2.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) CMDB
3 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (72.22%) Windows
2 43 (47.78%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.78%) Linux
4 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
7 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
8 10 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Project Management
2 22 (24.44%) Mentoring
3 19 (21.11%) Identity Access Management
4 18 (20.00%) ITIL
5 12 (13.33%) Presales
6 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
8 8 (8.89%) Business Development
8 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (8.89%) ERP
8 8 (8.89%) Machine Learning
8 8 (8.89%) Open Source
8 8 (8.89%) SDLC
8 8 (8.89%) Software Asset Management
9 7 (7.78%) Application Virtualisation
10 6 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (10.00%) MCP
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.89%) CCA
4 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) CCNP
5 2 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 8 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 81 (90.00%) XenApp
2 64 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 47 (52.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (32.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (28.89%) Hyper-V
6 18 (20.00%) vSphere
7 15 (16.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 14 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (8.89%) Docker
9 8 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (7.78%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (2.22%) NFS
12 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (17.78%) XenMobile
3 13 (14.44%) FortiGate
4 10 (11.11%) Ansible
4 10 (11.11%) Backup Exec
5 8 (8.89%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (8.89%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.89%) NetBackup
5 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.89%) Puppet
5 8 (8.89%) Terraform
6 3 (3.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.11%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.11%) SCSM
7 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) Citrix
2 77 (85.56%) Microsoft
3 52 (57.78%) VMware
4 34 (37.78%) Cisco
5 22 (24.44%) Veeam
6 12 (13.33%) HP
7 11 (12.22%) Ivanti
7 11 (12.22%) Symantec
8 10 (11.11%) Apple
8 10 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.11%) Dell
8 10 (11.11%) NetApp
9 8 (8.89%) arcserve
9 8 (8.89%) CommVault
9 8 (8.89%) Oracle
10 6 (6.67%) EqualLogic
10 6 (6.67%) Juniper
10 6 (6.67%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.67%) ProCurve
11 5 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless