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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
UK
Rank 610 534 507
Rank change year-on-year -76 -27  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 256 478 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.53% 3.79% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 212 408 420
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 10132 12620 13315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.07% 12.21% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8451 10637 11039
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -77 229 £45,000 +2.27% 39
London +13 140 £47,500 -13.63% 18
City of London -11 32 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North West -15 24 £42,500 +21.42% 6
South East 0 21 £36,000 -15.29% 5
Yorkshire +11 15 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Surrey +37 13 £55,000 - 1
East of England -9 13 £42,500 -7.10% 5
West Yorkshire +30 12 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Redhill - 11 £55,000 -
Scotland +39 10 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Cheshire +14 9 £29,000 +56.75% 1
Leeds +22 8 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh +13 8 £67,500 +35.00%
Liverpool +9 8 £45,000 +38.46% 3
East Midlands +4 8 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Merseyside +2 8 £45,000 +48.76% 4
Hertfordshire -2 8 £27,000 -46.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 6 - -
Warrington - 6 £29,000 - 1
Manchester -28 5 £42,500 -2.29%
Northamptonshire +18 4 £35,000 -20.45%
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Derbyshire +13 4 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +13 4 £34,500 -13.75% 1
South West -6 4 £43,750 +44.62% 2
Bradford - 4 £39,250 -
Cambridge +17 3 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Sheffield - 3 £45,000 -
Solihull - 3 £33,000 -

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 517 (99.23%) Citrix
2 435 (83.49%) Windows
3 430 (82.53%) XenApp
4 399 (76.58%) VMware
5 351 (67.37%) Active Directory
6 323 (62.00%) Microsoft
7 277 (53.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 273 (52.40%) Windows Server
9 247 (47.41%) MS Exchange
10 240 (46.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 175 (33.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 157 (30.13%) ITIL
13 142 (27.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 140 (26.87%) Hyper-V
14 140 (26.87%) Cisco
15 139 (26.68%) SAN
16 135 (25.91%) MS Excel
17 129 (24.76%) vSphere
18 127 (24.38%) Office 365
19 125 (23.99%) DNS
20 118 (22.65%) SQL Server
21 117 (22.46%) SQL
22 115 (22.07%) SCCM
23 109 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
24 106 (20.35%) DHCP
25 100 (19.19%) Exchange Server 2013
26 92 (17.66%) PowerShell
27 88 (16.89%) HP
28 86 (16.51%) Finance
29 85 (16.31%) Windows 7

XenDesktop
Top Related 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
1 247 (47.41%) MS Exchange
2 142 (27.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (19.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (13.05%) SharePoint
4 68 (13.05%) Skype for Business
5 48 (9.21%) IIS
6 21 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 135 (25.91%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 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
1 127 (24.38%) Office 365
2 42 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.96%) IaaS
5 5 (0.96%) iPaaS
5 5 (0.96%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.38%) Akamai
7 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 139 (26.68%) SAN
2 125 (23.99%) DNS
3 106 (20.35%) DHCP
4 82 (15.74%) Firewall
5 57 (10.94%) Skype
5 57 (10.94%) WAN
6 56 (10.75%) NetScaler
7 54 (10.36%) LAN
8 26 (4.99%) Remote Desktop
9 21 (4.03%) iSCSI
10 20 (3.84%) Network Security
11 19 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (3.65%) TCP/IP
12 17 (3.26%) VPN
13 10 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.92%) Internet
13 10 (1.92%) IP Telephony
13 10 (1.92%) VoIP
13 10 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.58%) 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 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.19%) FogBugz
1 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.19%) JIRA
1 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (16.51%) Finance
2 43 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.99%) Banking
4 14 (2.69%) Legal
5 11 (2.11%) Billing
6 10 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.15%) Retail
9 5 (0.96%) Marketing
10 4 (0.77%) Advertising
10 4 (0.77%) Back Office
10 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.77%) Law
11 3 (0.58%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 99 (19.00%) Support Engineer
3 93 (17.85%) Analyst
4 84 (16.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 81 (15.55%) Citrix Engineer
6 66 (12.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 51 (9.79%) Support Analyst
8 49 (9.40%) Citrix Support
9 45 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 41 (7.87%) Windows Engineer
11 40 (7.68%) Desktop Support
11 40 (7.68%) IT Support
12 38 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 38 (7.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 38 (7.29%) IT Engineer
13 37 (7.10%) VMware Engineer
14 31 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support
14 31 (5.95%) Server Engineer
15 27 (5.18%) Citrix Analyst
16 25 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.54%) Web Services
2 4 (0.77%) LINQ
3 3 (0.58%) MAPI
4 1 (0.19%) CSS
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.18%) Driving Licence
3 24 (4.61%) Blackberry
3 24 (4.61%) Clustering
3 24 (4.61%) PKI
4 23 (4.41%) Fat Client
4 23 (4.41%) Thin Client
5 20 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.69%) iPhone
6 14 (2.69%) User Experience
7 13 (2.50%) iPad
7 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.30%) Replication
9 11 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.92%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 9 (1.73%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.73%) Smartphone
12 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 435 (83.49%) Windows
2 273 (52.40%) Windows Server
3 240 (46.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 175 (33.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (16.31%) Windows 7
6 84 (16.12%) Linux
7 77 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (10.56%) Windows 10
9 23 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.50%) VMS
12 12 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.30%) Unix
13 11 (2.11%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.92%) Android
14 10 (1.92%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.34%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.34%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (30.13%) ITIL
2 42 (8.06%) Migration
3 38 (7.29%) Mentoring
4 32 (6.14%) Service Management
5 31 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 25 (4.80%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 25 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.61%) Project Management
8 19 (3.65%) High Availability
8 19 (3.65%) Time Management
9 18 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (3.45%) Application Packaging
9 18 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
10 17 (3.26%) Presales
11 16 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (3.07%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (3.07%) ITIL V3
11 16 (3.07%) Load Balancing
12 15 (2.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (22.46%) SQL
2 92 (17.66%) PowerShell
3 27 (5.18%) VB
4 15 (2.88%) VBScript
5 12 (2.30%) VBA
6 6 (1.15%) C
7 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.58%) Python
8 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) C#
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 109 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (13.24%) Citrix Certification
3 65 (12.48%) MCSE
4 48 (9.21%) CCA
5 46 (8.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 38 (7.29%) MCSA
7 33 (6.33%) Degree
8 32 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (5.76%) CCNA
9 30 (5.76%) MCITP
10 17 (3.26%) CCNP
10 17 (3.26%) VCP5
11 16 (3.07%) MCP
12 13 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.92%) Security Cleared
13 10 (1.92%) VCP6
14 8 (1.54%) CCSA
14 8 (1.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.15%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.45%) SLA
2 17 (3.26%) QA
3 13 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.54%) PMO
5 4 (0.77%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.58%) EMIR
6 3 (0.58%) MiFID
7 2 (0.38%) BS25999
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 430 (82.53%) XenApp
2 351 (67.37%) Active Directory
3 277 (53.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 140 (26.87%) Hyper-V
5 129 (24.76%) vSphere
6 63 (12.09%) XenServer
7 53 (10.17%) VMware ESX
8 34 (6.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (4.03%) Virtual Desktop
12 20 (3.84%) Terminal Services
13 19 (3.65%) Forefront TMG
14 14 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (2.30%) NFS
16 10 (1.92%) vCloud
17 9 (1.73%) ISA Server
17 9 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (1.54%) UAG
18 8 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 115 (22.07%) SCCM
2 62 (11.90%) SCOM
3 35 (6.72%) WSUS
4 26 (4.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (3.26%) XenMobile
6 14 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (1.92%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.92%) vMotion
9 9 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.73%) WMI
10 8 (1.54%) EdgeSight
10 8 (1.54%) Puppet
11 7 (1.34%) Ansible
11 7 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.77%) Nagios
14 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 517 (99.23%) Citrix
2 399 (76.58%) VMware
3 323 (62.00%) Microsoft
4 140 (26.87%) Cisco
5 88 (16.89%) HP
6 48 (9.21%) NetApp
7 41 (7.87%) EMC
8 40 (7.68%) AppSense
9 36 (6.91%) Apple
10 29 (5.57%) Dell
11 23 (4.41%) CheckPoint
12 22 (4.22%) Bloomberg
12 22 (4.22%) Reuters
13 21 (4.03%) Juniper
14 20 (3.84%) Symantec
14 20 (3.84%) Veeam
15 16 (3.07%) Avaya
16 15 (2.88%) CommVault
16 15 (2.88%) IBM
17 14 (2.69%) F5
Kingston upon Thames
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package and on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Secura Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + pension, private health etc.
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
British Red Cross
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Marine Society and Sea Cadets
Salary: £47,000 gross per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, health insurance, profit an
Posted: 19 days ago