Citrix XenDesktop
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 709 868 1011
Rank change year-on-year +159 +143 -313
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 204 93 234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.70% 0.61% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 130 84 198
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,011 £32,000
25th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £42,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,250 £37,500 £47,915
Median % change year-on-year -0.67% -21.74% +6.48%
75th Percentile £63,750 £44,156 £53,750
90th Percentile £69,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,250 £37,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.27% -16.11% +5.88%

All System Software Skills
UK

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,994 15,156 30,653
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.61% 15.60% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9,354 9,841 15,534
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the UK over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +166 198 £37,000 -1.33% 18
London +198 116 £67,500 +80.00% 7
UK excluding London -3 88 £34,250 -9.27% 11
Work from Home +90 57 £36,000 -18.64% 5
South East +28 46 £30,000 -14.29% 2
South West -14 21 £34,250 +1.56% 4
Midlands -22 8 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North of England +18 7 £27,000 -32.50% 3
West Midlands +1 7 £52,500 +24.19% 2
Scotland -56 6 £65,000 +15.04%
Yorkshire - 6 £27,000 -
North West -20 1 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East Midlands -33 1 £52,500 +43.84%

XenDesktop
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 162 (79.41%) Microsoft Exchange
2 30 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (6.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 151 (74.02%) Microsoft 365
2 53 (25.98%) Azure
3 21 (10.29%) GCP
4 17 (8.33%) AWS
5 16 (7.84%) Mimecast
6 12 (5.88%) OneDrive
7 11 (5.39%) Nutanix
8 10 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (4.41%) Entra ID
10 6 (2.94%) WhatsApp
11 3 (1.47%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (42.65%) WAN
2 75 (36.76%) Wireless
3 70 (34.31%) Cisco IOS
3 70 (34.31%) SD-WAN
3 70 (34.31%) WebEx
4 32 (15.69%) Firewall
5 18 (8.82%) NetScaler
6 17 (8.33%) LAN
7 13 (6.37%) DHCP
7 13 (6.37%) DNS
8 12 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (4.90%) SAN
10 6 (2.94%) Network Security
11 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) GitLab
1 4 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 83 (40.69%) Social Skills
2 46 (22.55%) Finance
3 27 (13.24%) Organisational Skills
4 15 (7.35%) Banking
5 13 (6.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.43%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (34.31%) IT Support
1 70 (34.31%) IT Support Specialist
1 70 (34.31%) Support Specialist
2 36 (17.65%) Analyst
3 30 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (11.76%) Citrix Analyst
4 24 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.33%) Senior
6 17 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 16 (7.84%) Citrix Engineer
7 16 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (6.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (5.39%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.94%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 70 (34.31%) Video Conferencing
1 70 (34.31%) Wiki
2 12 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.90%) iPad
3 10 (4.90%) iPhone
4 7 (3.43%) Replication
5 6 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.94%) Onboarding
6 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 173 (84.80%) Windows
2 131 (64.22%) Windows 10
3 81 (39.71%) Windows Server
4 75 (36.76%) Android
5 44 (21.57%) Windows 8
6 42 (20.59%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.43%) Linux
9 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.47%) Unix
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (42.65%) Mobile Device Management
2 70 (34.31%) Application Virtualisation
2 70 (34.31%) BCP
2 70 (34.31%) Business Continuity
2 70 (34.31%) Business Continuity Planning
2 70 (34.31%) Computer Science
2 70 (34.31%) Contract Negotiation
3 68 (33.33%) ITIL
4 20 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (8.33%) Customer Service
5 17 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 9 (4.41%) Task Automation
8 7 (3.43%) Data Security
8 7 (3.43%) DevOps
8 7 (3.43%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (2.94%) Client Onboarding
9 6 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (2.45%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (2.45%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.04%) SQL
2 26 (12.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.96%) Bash
3 4 (1.96%) Korn
3 4 (1.96%) Perl
3 4 (1.96%) Python
3 4 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (36.27%) Degree
2 70 (34.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 70 (34.31%) Master's Degree
3 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.80%) MCSE
5 19 (9.31%) MCITP
6 15 (7.35%) Azure Certification
7 10 (4.90%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.90%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.43%) MCP
10 5 (2.45%) CCA
10 5 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 190 (93.14%) XenApp
2 172 (84.31%) Active Directory
3 88 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (38.24%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (34.31%) Hyper-V
5 70 (34.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 42 (20.59%) VirtualBox
7 15 (7.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.96%) Docker
9 4 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.96%) vSphere
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 113 (55.39%) SCCM
2 70 (34.31%) AirWatch
3 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (8.82%) Terraform
5 9 (4.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 8 (3.92%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (2.45%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.96%) Ansible
9 4 (1.96%) Puppet
9 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) Citrix
2 144 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 96 (47.06%) VMware
4 89 (43.63%) Cisco
5 22 (10.78%) Dell
5 22 (10.78%) Symantec
6 21 (10.29%) Google
7 17 (8.33%) HP
8 16 (7.84%) Ivanti
9 13 (6.37%) Veeam
10 11 (5.39%) Fortinet
11 9 (4.41%) Zscaler
12 6 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (2.45%) Commvault
13 5 (2.45%) N-able
13 5 (2.45%) Veritas
14 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.96%) TOWER Software
15 2 (0.98%) Sophos
15 2 (0.98%) WatchGuard