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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 505 498
Rank change year-on-year -93 -7  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 272 514 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 2.57% 3.99% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 228 443 439
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £30,250 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10594 12895 13662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.32% 12.43% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8932 10895 11193
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -91 247 £45,000 +2.85% 39
London -10 148 £50,000 -7.40% 12
North West -26 28 £42,500 +13.33% 6
City of London -39 21 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +13 18 £33,000 -22.35% 3
Yorkshire +14 17 £45,000 +7.14%
West Yorkshire +22 14 £40,000 -4.76%
Leeds +32 12 £45,000 +7.14%
East of England -14 12 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Cheshire -5 11 £29,000 +23.40% 3
Scotland +21 10 £62,500 +54.32% 1
West Midlands +8 9 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Liverpool 0 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Merseyside -2 9 £45,000 +48.76%
Edinburgh - 9 £67,500 -
South West +5 8 £39,500 +30.57% 3
Warrington - 8 £29,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £42,500 +70.00%
East Midlands +6 7 £45,000 +37.40%
Hampshire +12 6 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Cambridge +1 6 £42,500 +70.00%
Manchester -43 6 £60,000 +57.89% 3
Fareham - 6 £29,000 - 1
Derbyshire +12 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 4 £27,250 -45.50% 4
Solihull - 4 £26,500 -
Twickenham - 4 £60,000 -
Uxbridge +12 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Dorset +4 3 £33,000 +9.09% 1
South Wales +3 3 £24,500 -24.61% 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 522 (98.49%) Citrix
2 434 (81.89%) Windows
3 426 (80.38%) XenApp
4 395 (74.53%) VMware
5 342 (64.53%) Active Directory
6 330 (62.26%) Microsoft
7 280 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 275 (51.89%) Windows Server
9 241 (45.47%) MS Exchange
10 231 (43.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 183 (34.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 155 (29.25%) ITIL
13 149 (28.11%) Cisco
14 140 (26.42%) vSphere
15 135 (25.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 135 (25.47%) SCCM
16 133 (25.09%) Office 365
17 132 (24.91%) SAN
18 131 (24.72%) DNS
18 131 (24.72%) Hyper-V
19 117 (22.08%) DHCP
20 112 (21.13%) SQL Server
21 108 (20.38%) SQL
22 107 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
23 100 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
24 98 (18.49%) Windows 7
25 96 (18.11%) PowerShell
25 96 (18.11%) HP
26 91 (17.17%) Linux
27 90 (16.98%) Finance

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 241 (45.47%) MS Exchange
2 135 (25.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 81 (15.28%) Skype for Business
5 67 (12.64%) SharePoint
6 43 (8.11%) IIS
7 23 (4.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.57%) SAS
12 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (14.72%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Eikon
1 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) assyst
2 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 133 (25.09%) Office 365
2 46 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (6.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.13%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.94%) IaaS
6 5 (0.94%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.38%) Akamai
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (24.91%) SAN
2 131 (24.72%) DNS
3 117 (22.08%) DHCP
4 89 (16.79%) Firewall
5 69 (13.02%) Skype
6 61 (11.51%) NetScaler
7 57 (10.75%) WAN
8 54 (10.19%) LAN
9 29 (5.47%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (3.96%) Network Security
11 20 (3.77%) iSCSI
12 16 (3.02%) TCP/IP
13 15 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (2.83%) VPN
14 13 (2.45%) VoIP
15 12 (2.26%) IP Telephony
16 11 (2.08%) PBX
17 10 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (1.89%) Internet
17 10 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) Essbase
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.19%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (16.98%) Finance
2 40 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.23%) Banking
4 21 (3.96%) Legal
5 10 (1.89%) Billing
6 9 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.94%) Law
8 5 (0.94%) Retail
9 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.57%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (21.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 98 (18.49%) Support Engineer
3 95 (17.92%) Analyst
4 82 (15.47%) Citrix Engineer
5 69 (13.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 58 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 57 (10.75%) Support Analyst
8 48 (9.06%) Citrix Support
8 48 (9.06%) IT Engineer
9 47 (8.87%) Desktop Support
9 47 (8.87%) VMware Engineer
10 46 (8.68%) IT Support
10 46 (8.68%) Windows Engineer
11 43 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 36 (6.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 35 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support
13 35 (6.60%) Server Engineer
14 33 (6.23%) 2nd Line Support
15 29 (5.47%) Citrix Analyst
15 29 (5.47%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.32%) Web Services
2 4 (0.75%) LINQ
3 3 (0.57%) MAPI
4 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.04%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.72%) Fat Client
3 25 (4.72%) Thin Client
4 24 (4.53%) PKI
5 23 (4.34%) Clustering
6 22 (4.15%) Driving Licence
7 20 (3.77%) iPad
7 20 (3.77%) iPhone
8 14 (2.64%) User Experience
9 13 (2.45%) HP Storage
9 13 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
11 11 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 9 (1.70%) Replication
13 9 (1.70%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
14 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 434 (81.89%) Windows
2 275 (51.89%) Windows Server
3 231 (43.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 183 (34.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (18.49%) Windows 7
6 91 (17.17%) Linux
7 67 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 66 (12.45%) Windows 10
9 31 (5.85%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.40%) Android
11 14 (2.64%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.45%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.45%) VMS
13 11 (2.08%) Windows 2000
13 11 (2.08%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.89%) Unix
14 10 (1.89%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.32%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (29.25%) ITIL
2 49 (9.25%) Mentoring
3 46 (8.68%) Migration
4 34 (6.42%) Service Management
5 30 (5.66%) Project Management
6 29 (5.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 29 (5.47%) Service Delivery
7 28 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (4.15%) Time Management
10 21 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (3.77%) Application Packaging
12 18 (3.40%) ITIL V3
13 17 (3.21%) Performance Management
13 17 (3.21%) Virtual Environments
14 16 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (3.02%) High Availability
15 15 (2.83%) Asset Management
15 15 (2.83%) Change Control
16 14 (2.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (20.38%) SQL
2 96 (18.11%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.28%) VB
4 14 (2.64%) VBScript
5 13 (2.45%) VBA
6 4 (0.75%) C
6 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.57%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (13.40%) MCSE
3 63 (11.89%) Citrix Certification
4 52 (9.81%) CCA
5 43 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 41 (7.74%) Degree
7 38 (7.17%) MCSA
8 34 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (6.04%) CCNA
10 22 (4.15%) MCP
11 21 (3.96%) MCITP
12 19 (3.58%) CCNP
13 16 (3.02%) VCP5
14 10 (1.89%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.89%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.89%) VCP6
15 8 (1.51%) CCSA
15 8 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.17%) SLA
2 18 (3.40%) QA
3 13 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.51%) PMO
5 3 (0.57%) BS25999
5 3 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.57%) EMIR
5 3 (0.57%) MiFID
6 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 426 (80.38%) XenApp
2 342 (64.53%) Active Directory
3 280 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 140 (26.42%) vSphere
5 131 (24.72%) Hyper-V
6 61 (11.51%) XenServer
7 60 (11.32%) VMware ESX
8 37 (6.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 30 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (5.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (3.40%) Forefront TMG
11 18 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (3.02%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.26%) NFS
14 10 (1.89%) ISA Server
14 10 (1.89%) vCloud
15 8 (1.51%) UAG
15 8 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 135 (25.47%) SCCM
2 50 (9.43%) SCOM
3 38 (7.17%) WSUS
4 21 (3.96%) vCenter Server
5 19 (3.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (3.21%) XenMobile
7 13 (2.45%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.89%) vMotion
9 9 (1.70%) EdgeSight
9 9 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (1.70%) WMI
10 8 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (1.13%) Puppet
12 6 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.94%) Ansible
13 5 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 522 (98.49%) Citrix
2 395 (74.53%) VMware
3 330 (62.26%) Microsoft
4 149 (28.11%) Cisco
5 96 (18.11%) HP
6 56 (10.57%) NetApp
7 38 (7.17%) Apple
8 36 (6.79%) EMC
9 32 (6.04%) AppSense
10 31 (5.85%) Dell
11 26 (4.91%) CheckPoint
12 25 (4.72%) Juniper
13 24 (4.53%) Veeam
14 23 (4.34%) Bloomberg
14 23 (4.34%) Reuters
15 19 (3.58%) Avaya
15 19 (3.58%) CommVault
16 18 (3.40%) Symantec
17 16 (3.02%) CA
18 13 (2.45%) F5
Warrington, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package and on call allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + on-call/overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 46,000 + 2,500 on call and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago