Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 297 348
Rank change year-on-year -11 +51 -51
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 25 49 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.45% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 3.42% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 15
South West median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +15.38% -29.73%
10th Percentile £26,125 £28,400 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £41,452 £45,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% -5.56%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1384 1433 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.39% 13.21% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1152 1233
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,264 £20,050
90th Percentile £56,006 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the South West

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the South West.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the South West

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the South West

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Dorset -12 19 £36,500 -2.67% 1
Gloucestershire +30 4 £26,500 -33.75%
Devon +19 1 £30,500 +12.96%
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) Office 365
4 21 (84.00%) XenApp
4 21 (84.00%) SAN
5 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
7 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
9 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (40.00%) vSphere
11 10 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (36.00%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (32.00%) CCEA
13 8 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
14 7 (28.00%) MCSE
14 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (24.00%) CCA
15 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (16.00%) Migration
16 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
16 4 (16.00%) SQL
17 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
17 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
17 3 (12.00%) WAN

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (88.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) Skype
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (44.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Presales
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (32.00%) CCEA
4 7 (28.00%) MCSE
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (24.00%) CCA
6 3 (12.00%) VCP5
6 3 (12.00%) VCP6
7 1 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) XenApp
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (40.00%) vSphere
5 8 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Intel
3 2 (8.00%) Lotus
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
3 2 (8.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) Mitel
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.00%) Webroot