Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 506 498
Rank change year-on-year +56 -8 +17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 96 63 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.30% 1.54% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 96
South East median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £47,550 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -5.88%

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 4,175 4,102 4,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.60% 13.39% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,408 3,558 4,223
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Thames Valley +45 55 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Berkshire +24 35 £40,000 -25.58% 4
West Sussex +8 20 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +37 18 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Surrey +46 10 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Hampshire -10 10 £42,500 +34.92% 5
Oxfordshire -1 2 - - 1
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 96 (100.00%) Citrix
2 86 (89.58%) Windows
3 84 (87.50%) XenApp
4 74 (77.08%) Windows Server
5 72 (75.00%) VMware
6 71 (73.96%) Active Directory
7 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
8 58 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (51.04%) Office 365
10 45 (46.88%) Windows 10
11 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (42.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 40 (41.67%) ITIL
13 37 (38.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
15 28 (29.17%) Windows 8
16 23 (23.96%) SLA
17 21 (21.88%) NetScaler
18 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (20.83%) PowerShell
18 20 (20.83%) Hyper-V
18 20 (20.83%) SCCM
18 20 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (20.83%) Firewall
19 19 (19.79%) Cisco
19 19 (19.79%) DNS
19 19 (19.79%) DHCP
20 18 (18.75%) vSphere
20 18 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
21 16 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.08%) SAS
5 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (51.04%) Office 365
2 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.08%) G Suite
5 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.88%) NetScaler
2 20 (20.83%) Firewall
3 19 (19.79%) DHCP
3 19 (19.79%) DNS
4 15 (15.63%) SAN
5 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.50%) WAN
7 11 (11.46%) LAN
8 10 (10.42%) iSCSI
8 10 (10.42%) Wireshark
9 8 (8.33%) VPN
10 7 (7.29%) SSL
11 5 (5.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.21%) MPLS
11 5 (5.21%) VLAN
12 4 (4.17%) Internet
12 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (4.17%) PCoIP
12 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications
12 4 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Back Office
3 9 (9.38%) Law
4 4 (4.17%) Online Betting
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Military
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Analyst
6 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) IT Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Citrix Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Head of Infrastructure
9 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (6.25%) IT Support
10 6 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) Consultant
12 4 (4.17%) Architect
12 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) Clustering
3 4 (4.17%) iSeries
3 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.08%) Handset
5 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (89.58%) Windows
2 74 (77.08%) Windows Server
3 45 (46.88%) Windows 10
4 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (38.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
7 28 (29.17%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.17%) Linux
9 4 (4.17%) Unix
10 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (41.67%) ITIL
3 12 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.33%) Presales
5 8 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.29%) Project Management
6 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 6 (6.25%) Change Management
8 5 (5.21%) Migration
8 5 (5.21%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (5.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.17%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.63%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) C
4 4 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (12.50%) CCA
4 7 (7.29%) MCSE
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.25%) MCSA
5 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) CCAA
6 3 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.96%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 84 (87.50%) XenApp
2 71 (73.96%) Active Directory
3 58 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 18 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (18.75%) vSphere
6 11 (11.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (10.42%) XenServer
8 9 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (8.33%) VirtualBox
10 5 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (2.08%) Firmware
11 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) SCCM
2 10 (10.42%) EdgeSight
3 8 (8.33%) SCOM
3 8 (8.33%) XenMobile
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.21%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.17%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.17%) vRealize
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) SmoothWall
7 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.08%) WSUS
8 1 (1.04%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.04%) SCSM
8 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) Citrix
2 72 (75.00%) VMware
3 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.79%) Cisco
5 12 (12.50%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) Dell
6 10 (10.42%) Ivanti
7 9 (9.38%) Sony
8 8 (8.33%) Symantec
9 4 (4.17%) Apple
9 4 (4.17%) IBM
10 3 (3.13%) Brocade
10 3 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (3.13%) Oracle
10 3 (3.13%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.13%) Veritas
10 3 (3.13%) Wyse
11 2 (2.08%) F5
11 2 (2.08%) Polycom
11 2 (2.08%) Veeam