Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 519 471
Rank change year-on-year +41 -48 -64
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 74 43 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 0.96% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 156
South East median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,150 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £62,700 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,211 4,458 5,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.46% 14.23% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,520 3,769 4,868
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the South East over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Hampshire +12 33 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Thames Valley +30 22 £50,000 +47.06% 6
Berkshire +31 17 £52,500 +66.67% 5
Kent +26 11 £27,500 -20.29% 3
West Sussex -6 6 £39,000 -36.59%
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £34,500 +1.47% 1
Surrey -1 2 £32,500 -29.73% 2
Oxfordshire -16 1 £24,500 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 74 (100.00%) Citrix
2 70 (94.59%) Windows
3 62 (83.78%) Windows Server
4 61 (82.43%) VMware
5 59 (79.73%) XenApp
6 58 (78.38%) Active Directory
6 58 (78.38%) Microsoft
7 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (60.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (55.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (52.70%) Windows 10
11 37 (50.00%) Office 365
12 35 (47.30%) Hyper-V
13 34 (45.95%) Windows 7
14 28 (37.84%) MS Exchange
14 28 (37.84%) ITIL
15 26 (35.14%) SAN
15 26 (35.14%) NetScaler
16 25 (33.78%) SQL
17 24 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (31.08%) Windows 8
19 22 (29.73%) VirtualBox
20 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
21 19 (25.68%) VMware ESXi
21 19 (25.68%) DNS
21 19 (25.68%) vSphere
22 18 (24.32%) SCCM
22 18 (24.32%) DHCP
23 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
24 15 (20.27%) Firewall

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 24 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 3 (4.05%) PaaS
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) NetScaler
1 26 (35.14%) SAN
2 19 (25.68%) DNS
3 18 (24.32%) DHCP
4 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
5 15 (20.27%) Firewall
6 7 (9.46%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (8.11%) LAN
7 6 (8.11%) Network Security
7 6 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (8.11%) VPN
8 5 (6.76%) WAN
8 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.70%) CTI
9 2 (2.70%) Skype
9 2 (2.70%) VLAN
9 2 (2.70%) VoIP
10 1 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Law
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) IT Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Server Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Server Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) COM
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Clustering
1 5 (6.76%) Replication
2 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (94.59%) Windows
2 62 (83.78%) Windows Server
3 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (55.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (52.70%) Windows 10
6 34 (45.95%) Windows 7
7 23 (31.08%) Windows 8
8 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.05%) Android
9 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.35%) Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Time Management
3 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
3 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
3 7 (9.46%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (8.11%) Application Packaging
4 6 (8.11%) Change Management
4 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.11%) Presales
4 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Security Operations
5 5 (6.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (5.41%) BCP
6 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.41%) SIEM
6 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) MCP
3 7 (9.46%) MCSE
4 6 (8.11%) CCA
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (6.76%) MCITP
6 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.05%) CCNA
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.70%) Degree
8 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (79.73%) XenApp
2 58 (78.38%) Active Directory
3 45 (60.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (47.30%) Hyper-V
5 22 (29.73%) VirtualBox
6 19 (25.68%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (25.68%) vSphere
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (12.16%) XenServer
8 5 (6.76%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) EdgeSight
2 6 (8.11%) PowerCLI
2 6 (8.11%) SCOM
2 6 (8.11%) vCenter Server
2 6 (8.11%) vMotion
3 5 (6.76%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Citrix
2 61 (82.43%) VMware
3 58 (78.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.57%) Ivanti
5 12 (16.22%) Cisco
6 10 (13.51%) HP
7 9 (12.16%) NetApp
8 5 (6.76%) Shavlik
8 5 (6.76%) Symantec
9 4 (5.41%) CommVault
9 4 (5.41%) Dell
9 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.05%) Nimsoft
11 2 (2.70%) Adobe
11 2 (2.70%) Veeam
12 1 (1.35%) Capita
12 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.35%) Juniper
12 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto