The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 89 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 39 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 2.04% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 18.66% 15.02% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 14
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £31,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £54,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
XenDesktop
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
209 293 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.53% 13.56% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 179 270 122
Average salary £41,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop.

1 55 (100.00%) Citrix
2 52 (94.55%) VMware
2 52 (94.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 35 (63.64%) Windows
5 35 (63.64%) Hyper-V
6 32 (58.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (58.18%) Citrix Certification
7 30 (54.55%) Cisco
8 28 (50.91%) CCA
8 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (50.91%) XenApp
9 27 (49.09%) MCSE
10 26 (47.27%) MS Exchange
10 26 (47.27%) MCITP
11 25 (45.45%) vSphere
11 25 (45.45%) NetApp
12 22 (40.00%) CCEE
13 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
13 19 (34.55%) MCTS
14 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (29.09%) SAN
15 16 (29.09%) Firewall
16 15 (27.27%) EMC
16 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (25.45%) WAAS
17 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (25.45%) HP
17 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (47.27%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Lync
5 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) SAN
1 16 (29.09%) Firewall
2 14 (25.45%) WAAS
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (21.82%) NetScaler
4 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.55%) VPN
4 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
5 7 (12.73%) VLAN
6 6 (10.91%) IPsec
7 5 (9.09%) LAN
7 5 (9.09%) WAN
7 5 (9.09%) MPLS
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.45%) Wireless
9 3 (5.45%) FTP
9 3 (5.45%) HTTP
10 2 (3.64%) IPv4
10 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.82%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
1 3 (5.45%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Virtualisation Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Storage Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.91%) FlexPod Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Technology Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Replication
1 8 (14.55%) CLARiiON
1 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
1 8 (14.55%) Celerra
2 6 (10.91%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.27%) Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) Network Management
2 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL
4 1 (1.82%) CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Project Management
4 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
4 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) Citrix Certification
1 32 (58.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (50.91%) CCA
3 27 (49.09%) MCSE
4 26 (47.27%) MCITP
5 22 (40.00%) CCEE
6 19 (34.55%) MCTS
7 14 (25.45%) NCDA
7 14 (25.45%) NCIE
7 14 (25.45%) VTSP
8 11 (20.00%) CCIA
8 11 (20.00%) VCAP
9 10 (18.18%) CCEA
10 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (9.09%) CCNA
11 4 (7.27%) MCSA
11 4 (7.27%) CCAA
12 3 (5.45%) VCDX
13 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (94.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 35 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 28 (50.91%) XenApp
5 25 (45.45%) vSphere
6 14 (25.45%) vCloud
7 11 (20.00%) XenServer
8 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (5.45%) VMware Server
11 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
11 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) XenMobile
2 6 (10.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (9.09%) SCCM
4 3 (5.45%) WSUS
5 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.64%) SCSM
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
5 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.82%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Citrix
2 52 (94.55%) VMware
3 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (54.55%) Cisco
5 25 (45.45%) NetApp
6 15 (27.27%) EMC
7 14 (25.45%) HP
8 8 (14.55%) 3PAR
9 6 (10.91%) Symantec
9 6 (10.91%) SonicWALL
9 6 (10.91%) Kaspersky
10 4 (7.27%) AppSense
10 4 (7.27%) Dell
11 3 (5.45%) Juniper
11 3 (5.45%) WatchGuard
11 3 (5.45%) Remedy
12 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.82%) IBM
13 1 (1.82%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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