Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 506 464
Rank change year-on-year +53 -42 -50
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 103 43 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.37% 1.02% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 71 38 148
South East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,525 £27,275
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,125 £62,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 4,338 4,226 5,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.70% 14.08% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,528 3,575 4,770
South East median annual salary £40,494 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.23% - +3.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,625 £22,740
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +38 43 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Hampshire -15 26 £31,500 +8.62% 2
Berkshire +15 23 £37,500 +19.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £34,500 -13.75% 3
Kent +25 17 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Surrey +6 12 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East Sussex -8 3 £45,000 +38.46%
West Sussex +2 2 £25,000 -46.52% 2
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Citrix
2 92 (89.32%) XenApp
3 86 (83.50%) Windows
4 83 (80.58%) Windows Server
5 75 (72.82%) VMware
6 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
7 62 (60.19%) Active Directory
8 56 (54.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (52.43%) Office 365
10 53 (51.46%) Windows 10
11 50 (48.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (46.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (40.78%) VMware ESXi
14 38 (36.89%) Hyper-V
15 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
16 33 (32.04%) Windows 7
17 30 (29.13%) ITIL
18 28 (27.18%) Firewall
18 28 (27.18%) Finance
19 27 (26.21%) MS Exchange
19 27 (26.21%) DNS
19 27 (26.21%) SAN
19 27 (26.21%) NetScaler
20 26 (25.24%) DHCP
21 25 (24.27%) vSphere
21 25 (24.27%) Windows 8
22 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (22.33%) SQL
23 22 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
24 21 (20.39%) SCCM

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 27 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) AutoCAD
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (52.43%) Office 365
2 19 (18.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
2 28 (27.18%) Firewall
3 27 (26.21%) DNS
3 27 (26.21%) NetScaler
3 27 (26.21%) SAN
4 26 (25.24%) DHCP
5 11 (10.68%) iSCSI
6 10 (9.71%) LAN
7 9 (8.74%) WAN
7 9 (8.74%) Wireshark
8 7 (6.80%) Network Security
8 7 (6.80%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (5.83%) VLAN
10 3 (2.91%) NAS
10 3 (2.91%) VoIP
11 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.94%) Skype
12 1 (0.97%) SMS
12 1 (0.97%) Wireless
12 1 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 19 (18.45%) Legal
3 11 (10.68%) Law
4 6 (5.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (26.21%) IT Engineer
3 25 (24.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Citrix Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (10.68%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
6 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 11 (10.68%) Support Team Leader
6 11 (10.68%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.74%) Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Citrix Support
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (6.80%) Citrix Specialist
9 7 (6.80%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (83.50%) Windows
2 83 (80.58%) Windows Server
3 53 (51.46%) Windows 10
4 50 (48.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (46.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (32.04%) Windows 7
7 25 (24.27%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) ITIL
2 22 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (12.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (9.71%) Time Management
5 8 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.77%) Data Protection
5 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.80%) Change Management
7 5 (4.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (3.88%) BCP
8 4 (3.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.91%) CRM
9 3 (2.91%) Document Management
9 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.91%) Migration
9 3 (2.91%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (2.91%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (13.59%) CCA
3 10 (9.71%) MCP
3 10 (9.71%) MCSE
3 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.85%) MCITP
5 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.91%) CCNA
6 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (89.32%) XenApp
2 62 (60.19%) Active Directory
3 56 (54.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (40.78%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (36.89%) Hyper-V
6 25 (24.27%) vSphere
7 20 (19.42%) VirtualBox
8 16 (15.53%) XenServer
9 13 (12.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (6.80%) Terminal Services
11 6 (5.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (3.88%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (2.91%) vCloud
13 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) SCCM
2 11 (10.68%) EdgeSight
2 11 (10.68%) SCOM
2 11 (10.68%) vCenter Server
3 10 (9.71%) vMotion
4 7 (6.80%) PowerCLI
5 5 (4.85%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.91%) Nagios
7 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) Citrix
2 75 (72.82%) VMware
3 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.62%) Cisco
5 11 (10.68%) HP
6 10 (9.71%) Ivanti
7 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.88%) CommVault
9 3 (2.91%) Adobe
9 3 (2.91%) Avaya
9 3 (2.91%) Capita
9 3 (2.91%) Dell
9 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.94%) Apple
10 2 (1.94%) Canon
10 2 (1.94%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.94%) NVIDIA
10 2 (1.94%) Polycom
10 2 (1.94%) Symantec