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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 511 538
Rank change year-on-year -67 +27  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 308 483 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 3.87% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 234 417 418
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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 11500 12483 12809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.93% 12.69% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 18682 19844
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the UK

XenDesktop
Top 11 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 28 June 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 -57 294 £42,500 - 37
London +8 170 £50,000 -4.76% 13
UK excluding London -91 135 £35,000 -12.50% 26
North of England -44 38 £35,000 -12.50% 10
South East -3 29 £32,500 -21.33% 4
South West 0 22 £33,500 +10.74% 5
Midlands +3 18 £35,000 -15.66% 5
East of England -35 16 £45,000 -
Wales -11 7 £29,000 -27.50%
Scotland +14 4 £72,500 +101.38%
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 554 (98.05%) Citrix
2 466 (82.48%) Windows
3 458 (81.06%) XenApp
4 411 (72.74%) VMware
5 395 (69.91%) Microsoft
6 389 (68.85%) Active Directory
7 288 (50.97%) Windows Server
8 279 (49.38%) MS Exchange
9 266 (47.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 236 (41.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 196 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 189 (33.45%) SCCM
13 179 (31.68%) ITIL
14 174 (30.80%) Office 365
15 169 (29.91%) Hyper-V
16 166 (29.38%) DNS
17 158 (27.96%) Exchange Server 2010
18 154 (27.26%) Windows 7
18 154 (27.26%) Cisco
19 148 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 138 (24.42%) DHCP
21 127 (22.48%) Microsoft Office
22 123 (21.77%) SAN
22 123 (21.77%) vSphere
23 117 (20.71%) Finance
24 112 (19.82%) MCSE
24 112 (19.82%) Skype for Business
25 106 (18.76%) SQL Server
25 106 (18.76%) Exchange Server 2013
26 99 (17.52%) SQL

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
1 279 (49.38%) MS Exchange
2 158 (27.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (19.82%) Skype for Business
4 106 (18.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 77 (13.63%) SharePoint
6 36 (6.37%) IIS
7 21 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.77%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.59%) SAS
12 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.35%) Confluence
13 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.18%) CMS
14 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 127 (22.48%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 174 (30.80%) Office 365
2 69 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (6.73%) IaaS
5 31 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.65%) OneDrive
7 10 (1.77%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.06%) Dropbox
9 5 (0.88%) iPaaS
9 5 (0.88%) SaaS
10 3 (0.53%) PaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Akamai
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (29.38%) DNS
2 138 (24.42%) DHCP
3 123 (21.77%) SAN
4 96 (16.99%) Skype
5 89 (15.75%) Firewall
6 88 (15.58%) NetScaler
7 51 (9.03%) LAN
8 46 (8.14%) WAN
9 37 (6.55%) Remote Desktop
10 23 (4.07%) iSCSI
11 18 (3.19%) TCP/IP
12 17 (3.01%) PBX
13 14 (2.48%) Network Security
13 14 (2.48%) VoIP
13 14 (2.48%) VPN
14 11 (1.95%) IP Telephony
14 11 (1.95%) Wireless
15 10 (1.77%) MPLS
16 7 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) InstallShield
1 2 (0.35%) JIRA
1 2 (0.35%) MSI
2 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (20.71%) Finance
2 53 (9.38%) Banking
3 30 (5.31%) Retail
4 28 (4.96%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.60%) Legal
5 26 (4.60%) Retail Banking
6 21 (3.72%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.42%) Law
8 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.71%) Advertising
9 4 (0.71%) French Language
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Front Office
11 2 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 111 (19.65%) Citrix Engineer
3 99 (17.52%) Support Engineer
4 85 (15.04%) Analyst
5 65 (11.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 64 (11.33%) Desktop Support
7 58 (10.27%) Support Analyst
8 56 (9.91%) IT Engineer
9 53 (9.38%) Citrix Support
10 51 (9.03%) Windows Engineer
11 48 (8.50%) Systems Engineer
11 48 (8.50%) VMware Engineer
12 40 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 36 (6.37%) IT Support
14 34 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 32 (5.66%) Citrix Support Engineer
15 32 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support
15 32 (5.66%) Server Engineer
16 30 (5.31%) Architect
17 28 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.24%) Web Services
2 3 (0.53%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.35%) MAPI
4 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 64 (11.33%) Blackberry
3 46 (8.14%) User Experience
4 28 (4.96%) Fat Client
4 28 (4.96%) Thin Client
5 24 (4.25%) Clustering
5 24 (4.25%) iPad
6 22 (3.89%) iPhone
7 19 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.19%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.65%) HP Storage
9 15 (2.65%) PKI
10 14 (2.48%) FlexPod
11 12 (2.12%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (1.24%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
14 6 (1.06%) Replication
15 5 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 466 (82.48%) Windows
2 288 (50.97%) Windows Server
3 236 (41.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 196 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (27.26%) Windows 7
6 93 (16.46%) Windows 10
7 92 (16.28%) Linux
8 60 (10.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (8.85%) Android
10 47 (8.32%) Windows 8
11 42 (7.43%) Apple iOS
12 35 (6.19%) Mac OS X
13 18 (3.19%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.95%) Unix
15 9 (1.59%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.42%) VMS
17 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.88%) Solaris
18 5 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (31.68%) ITIL
2 53 (9.38%) Service Management
3 50 (8.85%) Mentoring
4 46 (8.14%) Migration
5 43 (7.61%) Service Delivery
6 42 (7.43%) Asset Management
7 36 (6.37%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 34 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 33 (5.84%) Performance Management
10 29 (5.13%) Presales
11 28 (4.96%) Project Management
11 28 (4.96%) Wealth Management
12 25 (4.42%) Mobile Device Management
13 23 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.07%) Time Management
14 21 (3.72%) Application Packaging
14 21 (3.72%) Customer Requirements
14 21 (3.72%) Load Balancing
15 20 (3.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (17.52%) SQL
2 91 (16.11%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.25%) VB
4 15 (2.65%) VBScript
5 11 (1.95%) VBA
6 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 148 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (19.82%) MCSE
3 84 (14.87%) Citrix Certification
4 69 (12.21%) CCA
5 56 (9.91%) Degree
6 37 (6.55%) MCSA
7 32 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (4.96%) CCNA
8 28 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (4.42%) MCP
10 23 (4.07%) MCITP
11 16 (2.83%) CCNP
12 11 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.59%) CCEA
13 9 (1.59%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.59%) VCP5
14 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.06%) VCP6
16 4 (0.71%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.19%) SLA
2 15 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.42%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.71%) PMO
5 3 (0.53%) BS25999
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 458 (81.06%) XenApp
2 389 (68.85%) Active Directory
3 266 (47.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 169 (29.91%) Hyper-V
5 123 (21.77%) vSphere
6 95 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
7 62 (10.97%) XenServer
8 45 (7.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 44 (7.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 25 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (4.25%) Terminal Services
12 17 (3.01%) VirtualBox
13 15 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (2.48%) vCloud
15 10 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (1.77%) Xen
16 7 (1.24%) ISA Server
16 7 (1.24%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 189 (33.45%) SCCM
2 62 (10.97%) SCOM
3 32 (5.66%) WSUS
4 31 (5.49%) AirWatch
5 20 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (3.19%) Backup Exec
6 18 (3.19%) XenMobile
7 17 (3.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 15 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (2.48%) EdgeSight
10 14 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (2.30%) vCenter Server
12 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (1.59%) SmoothWall
14 7 (1.24%) Ansible
14 7 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (1.24%) Puppet
14 7 (1.24%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 554 (98.05%) Citrix
2 411 (72.74%) VMware
3 395 (69.91%) Microsoft
4 154 (27.26%) Cisco
5 95 (16.81%) HP
6 68 (12.04%) NetApp
7 63 (11.15%) AppSense
8 60 (10.62%) Apple
9 50 (8.85%) Symantec
10 49 (8.67%) McAfee
11 44 (7.79%) Dell
12 37 (6.55%) EMC
12 37 (6.55%) Veeam
13 30 (5.31%) ServiceNow
14 28 (4.96%) Juniper
15 27 (4.78%) CheckPoint
16 19 (3.36%) Avaya
16 19 (3.36%) Bloomberg
16 19 (3.36%) CommVault
17 18 (3.19%) CA
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Generous Callout + Good Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
KnownFour
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
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York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 47.5k per year + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Health insurance, Profit an
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Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
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London
VIT
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience
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Bristol, Avon
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London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
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City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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