Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 397 456 471
Rank change year-on-year +59 +15 +40
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 61 69 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.77% 1.66% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 63
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +32.81% -9.86%
10th Percentile £30,250 £36,150 £25,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £65,000 £58,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +10.84%

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 3,442 4,153 4,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.91% 15.54% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,789 3,358 3,501
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,350 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +10.59%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the South East.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in the South East over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 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 Sussex +37 23 £48,000 +6.67% 2
Thames Valley +37 18 £54,000 +35.00% 3
Surrey +36 15 £72,500 +70.59%
Buckinghamshire +27 8 £48,250 +20.63% 2
Berkshire +37 7 £60,000 +26.32%
Oxfordshire +17 3 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +10 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kent - 2 £40,000 - 3
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 61 (100.00%) Citrix
2 50 (81.97%) XenApp
3 45 (73.77%) Windows
4 42 (68.85%) VMware
5 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
6 36 (59.02%) Active Directory
7 35 (57.38%) Windows Server
8 31 (50.82%) NetScaler
9 29 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (44.26%) HP
11 26 (42.62%) Azure
12 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (37.70%) Office 365
14 22 (36.07%) vSphere
15 21 (34.43%) Dell
16 18 (29.51%) Firewall
17 17 (27.87%) Cisco
17 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
17 17 (27.87%) NetApp
17 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
17 17 (27.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2016
18 16 (26.23%) SQL
19 15 (24.59%) Windows 10
20 14 (22.95%) Finance
21 13 (21.31%) Management Information System
21 13 (21.31%) Change Management
22 12 (19.67%) Project Delivery
22 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
23 11 (18.03%) Windows 7

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 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) Azure
2 23 (37.70%) Office 365
3 11 (18.03%) AWS
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.56%) IaaS
6 3 (4.92%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.82%) NetScaler
2 18 (29.51%) Firewall
3 11 (18.03%) DNS
4 10 (16.39%) DHCP
5 8 (13.11%) VPN
6 4 (6.56%) VSAN
7 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.92%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) VLAN
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.28%) MPLS
8 2 (3.28%) NAS
8 2 (3.28%) VoIP
8 2 (3.28%) WAN
9 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Back Office
2 7 (11.48%) Online Betting
3 4 (6.56%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.56%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Data Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) CMDB
3 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Clustering
8 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.64%) iPhone
8 1 (1.64%) PKI
8 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) Windows Server
3 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (24.59%) Windows 10
6 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.84%) Linux
8 5 (8.20%) Unix
9 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.64%) Android
11 1 (1.64%) CentOS
11 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.64%) VMS
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Change Management
3 12 (19.67%) Project Delivery
4 11 (18.03%) Project Management
5 9 (14.75%) Data Governance
5 9 (14.75%) Information Security
5 9 (14.75%) Information Security Management
5 9 (14.75%) ISMS
5 9 (14.75%) Preventative Maintenance
5 9 (14.75%) Security Management
6 8 (13.11%) Application Packaging
6 8 (13.11%) Business Continuity
6 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 7 (11.48%) Migration
7 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) Server Building
8 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) MCSE
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (6.56%) CCNA
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CCA
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
System Software
1 50 (81.97%) XenApp
2 36 (59.02%) Active Directory
3 29 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (36.07%) vSphere
5 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
6 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (13.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (11.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (6.56%) VMware NSX
10 3 (4.92%) NFS
10 3 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) vRealize
2 9 (14.75%) Backup Exec
2 9 (14.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (13.11%) SCCM
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.92%) SCOM
6 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.64%) Ansible
7 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.64%) SCSM
7 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.64%) Terraform
7 1 (1.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Citrix
2 42 (68.85%) VMware
3 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
4 27 (44.26%) HP
5 21 (34.43%) Dell
6 17 (27.87%) Cisco
6 17 (27.87%) NetApp
7 10 (16.39%) EqualLogic
7 10 (16.39%) Juniper
7 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
7 10 (16.39%) Sophos
7 10 (16.39%) Veeam
8 9 (14.75%) CommVault
8 9 (14.75%) McAfee
8 9 (14.75%) Symantec
9 7 (11.48%) IBM
9 7 (11.48%) Ivanti
10 4 (6.56%) EMC
10 4 (6.56%) Oracle
11 3 (4.92%) Apple