Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 446 413 508
Rank change year-on-year -33 +95 -36
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 70 135 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.61% 3.11% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 62 89 34
South East median annual salary £48,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.68% +18.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £31,952 £25,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £53,075 £48,225
England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 4,358 4,346 4,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.75% 14.66% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,536 3,477 3,488
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Surrey +29 25 £80,000 +60.00% 4
Hampshire +12 18 £37,500 +19.05% 6
West Sussex -5 11 £48,000 +29.73% 1
Thames Valley -43 10 £33,050 -14.71% 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £33,050 -
East Sussex +14 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 2 £34,114 -34.46% 3
Berkshire -26 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 65 (92.86%) Citrix
2 58 (82.86%) VMware
3 55 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (72.86%) Windows
5 47 (67.14%) Active Directory
6 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
7 38 (54.29%) XenApp
8 31 (44.29%) HP
9 28 (40.00%) ITIL
10 27 (38.57%) vSphere
10 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
11 25 (35.71%) Business Continuity
12 24 (34.29%) Cisco
12 24 (34.29%) Office 365
13 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
14 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (28.57%) MCSE
16 20 (28.57%) Finance
16 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (27.14%) VMware ESXi
18 18 (25.71%) Firewall
18 18 (25.71%) Linux
19 17 (24.29%) NetApp
19 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
20 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
20 16 (22.86%) DNS
21 15 (21.43%) SQL
22 14 (20.00%) CCNA

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 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.29%) Office 365
2 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (10.00%) IaaS
5 5 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.71%) PaaS
6 4 (5.71%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Firewall
2 16 (22.86%) DNS
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco Firepower
3 12 (17.14%) DHCP
4 10 (14.29%) LAN
4 10 (14.29%) WAN
5 9 (12.86%) NetScaler
6 7 (10.00%) SAN
7 6 (8.57%) Wireless
8 5 (7.14%) NAS
8 5 (7.14%) WLAN
9 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.86%) MPLS
10 2 (2.86%) Network Security
10 2 (2.86%) VPN
11 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.43%) VLAN
11 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Back Office
2 9 (12.86%) Online Betting
3 8 (11.43%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Consultant
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco Consultant
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 12 (17.14%) Data Centre Consultant
5 12 (17.14%) Data Consultant
5 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Consultant
6 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Public Cloud
3 8 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (11.43%) Fat Client
3 8 (11.43%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.57%) PKI
5 4 (5.71%) Clustering
5 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.71%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) BYOD
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (72.86%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
3 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (25.71%) Linux
5 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.57%) Windows 10
7 12 (17.14%) Unix
8 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.29%) CentOS
9 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) ITIL
2 25 (35.71%) Business Continuity
3 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 13 (18.57%) Presales
6 13 (18.57%) Server Building
7 12 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Data Protection
8 9 (12.86%) Project Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.14%) Application Packaging
10 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.14%) High Availability
10 5 (7.14%) Security Patching
11 4 (5.71%) Migration
11 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) MCSE
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) CCNA
2 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.14%) CCNP
3 12 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (11.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 55 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (67.14%) Active Directory
3 38 (54.29%) XenApp
4 27 (38.57%) vSphere
5 19 (27.14%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
7 9 (12.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 9 (12.86%) VirtualBox
8 7 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.43%) NFS
10 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) vRealize
2 9 (12.86%) vCenter Server
3 8 (11.43%) XenMobile
4 7 (10.00%) SCCM
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) Terraform
7 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 65 (92.86%) Citrix
2 58 (82.86%) VMware
3 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
4 31 (44.29%) HP
5 24 (34.29%) Cisco
6 17 (24.29%) NetApp
7 13 (18.57%) Dell
8 12 (17.14%) Mitel
8 12 (17.14%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (12.86%) 3PAR
9 9 (12.86%) IBM
10 5 (7.14%) Juniper
10 5 (7.14%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.86%) Meraki
12 1 (1.43%) Avaya
12 1 (1.43%) EMC
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle
12 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.43%) Veeam