Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 491 516
Rank change year-on-year +42 +25 -18
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 72 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 1.45% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 60
South East median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,625 £29,750 £26,650
90th Percentile £59,375 £48,750 £62,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.88% -9.41%

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 3,977 4,127 4,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.86% 13.32% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,228 3,508 3,888
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,175 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Thames Valley +57 35 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +22 28 £40,000 -23.81% 3
West Sussex +1 17 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Hampshire -26 10 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Surrey - 9 £48,750 - 3
Buckinghamshire +22 5 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Oxfordshire +29 2 - -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 72 (100.00%) Citrix
2 63 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 61 (84.72%) Windows
4 57 (79.17%) XenApp
5 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
6 52 (72.22%) VMware
7 49 (68.06%) Windows Server
8 46 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (55.56%) Office 365
10 33 (45.83%) Windows 10
11 31 (43.06%) ITIL
12 27 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (30.56%) Hyper-V
14 22 (30.56%) Windows 7
14 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (27.78%) Windows 8
16 19 (26.39%) SCCM
16 19 (26.39%) SQL
17 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
17 17 (23.61%) SLA
17 17 (23.61%) SAN
17 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (22.22%) NetScaler
18 16 (22.22%) vSphere
18 16 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
19 15 (20.83%) Cisco
19 15 (20.83%) DNS
19 15 (20.83%) DHCP
20 13 (18.06%) Dell

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 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.78%) SAS
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (55.56%) Office 365
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 16 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 15 (20.83%) DHCP
3 15 (20.83%) DNS
4 11 (15.28%) WAN
5 10 (13.89%) Firewall
5 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
5 10 (13.89%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (9.72%) Wireless
6 7 (9.72%) Wireshark
7 6 (8.33%) NAS
7 6 (8.33%) VLAN
8 5 (6.94%) Internet
8 5 (6.94%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.56%) SSL
9 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.17%) BGP
10 3 (4.17%) MPLS
10 3 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 7 (9.72%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) IT Support
7 6 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) CMDB
3 3 (4.17%) Handset
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (84.72%) Windows
2 49 (68.06%) Windows Server
3 33 (45.83%) Windows 10
4 22 (30.56%) Windows 7
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.78%) Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) ITIL
2 27 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (18.06%) Presales
4 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (15.28%) Application Packaging
6 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.11%) Security Patching
7 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 5 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.94%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (5.56%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) Migration
10 4 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (5.56%) Project Management
10 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (16.67%) CCA
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) MCSE
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) MCSA
7 3 (4.17%) CCNP
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.17%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 63 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 57 (79.17%) XenApp
3 46 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (30.56%) Hyper-V
5 16 (22.22%) vSphere
6 11 (15.28%) XenServer
7 10 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (13.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (11.11%) VirtualBox
10 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (4.17%) BitLocker
11 3 (4.17%) Firmware
12 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) SCOM
3 7 (9.72%) EdgeSight
3 7 (9.72%) XenMobile
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (5.56%) AirWatch
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.56%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.17%) Data Guard
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.17%) SCDPM
6 3 (4.17%) SCSM
6 3 (4.17%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.78%) SmoothWall
7 2 (2.78%) WSUS
8 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Citrix
2 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 52 (72.22%) VMware
4 15 (20.83%) Cisco
5 13 (18.06%) Dell
6 11 (15.28%) HP
7 10 (13.89%) Ivanti
8 5 (6.94%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.94%) Symantec
9 4 (5.56%) NetApp
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle
10 3 (4.17%) Aruba
10 3 (4.17%) Brocade
10 3 (4.17%) EqualLogic
10 3 (4.17%) Juniper
10 3 (4.17%) MobileIron
10 3 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (4.17%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.17%) Veritas
10 3 (4.17%) Wyse