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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 97 69 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 42 58 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.77% 2.73% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 17.28% 20.64% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 8
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,650 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
243 281 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.22% 13.24% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 195 258 161
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 74 (100.00%) Citrix
2 68 (91.89%) VMware
2 68 (91.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
4 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 52 (70.27%) Citrix Certification
5 48 (64.86%) Hyper-V
6 45 (60.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (59.46%) CCA
7 44 (59.46%) Cisco
8 40 (54.05%) Windows
9 39 (52.70%) NetApp
9 39 (52.70%) vSphere
10 38 (51.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (51.35%) MCSE
11 37 (50.00%) XenApp
11 37 (50.00%) CCEE
12 31 (41.89%) EMC
12 31 (41.89%) MCITP
13 28 (37.84%) MS Exchange
14 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
14 27 (36.49%) VTSP
14 27 (36.49%) vCloud
15 25 (33.78%) MCTS
16 23 (31.08%) NetScaler
17 22 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (29.73%) NCDA
17 22 (29.73%) NCIE
17 22 (29.73%) WAAS
18 21 (28.38%) XenMobile

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.81%) Lync
5 3 (4.05%) Apache
5 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) NetScaler
2 22 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 22 (29.73%) WAAS
3 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 14 (18.92%) SAN
4 7 (9.46%) IPsec
5 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) VPN
5 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.41%) VLAN
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.05%) FTP
7 3 (4.05%) HTTP
7 3 (4.05%) IPv4
8 2 (2.70%) MPLS
8 2 (2.70%) LAN
8 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) WAN
8 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Law
2 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Consultant
2 22 (29.73%) Architect
3 16 (21.62%) Virtualisation Architect
4 15 (20.27%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (16.22%) Storage Architect
5 12 (16.22%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 10 (13.51%) FlexPod Consultant
6 10 (13.51%) Technology Consultant
7 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
10 5 (6.76%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Sales Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) CLARiiON
1 12 (16.22%) Celerra
2 10 (13.51%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.76%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Handset
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.76%) CRM
1 5 (6.76%) Operations Management
2 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (2.70%) Network Management
2 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL
3 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.35%) Project Management
3 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (70.27%) Citrix Certification
2 45 (60.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 44 (59.46%) CCA
4 38 (51.35%) MCSE
4 38 (51.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (50.00%) CCEE
6 31 (41.89%) MCITP
7 27 (36.49%) VTSP
8 25 (33.78%) MCTS
9 22 (29.73%) NCDA
9 22 (29.73%) NCIE
10 19 (25.68%) VCAP
10 19 (25.68%) CCIA
11 17 (22.97%) CCEA
12 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (6.76%) CCNA
12 5 (6.76%) VCP5
13 4 (5.41%) MCSA
14 3 (4.05%) CCAA
15 2 (2.70%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (91.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 48 (64.86%) Hyper-V
4 39 (52.70%) vSphere
5 37 (50.00%) XenApp
6 27 (36.49%) vCloud
7 14 (18.92%) XenServer
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (4.05%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (4.05%) VMware Server
10 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (28.38%) XenMobile
2 7 (9.46%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.05%) WSUS
3 3 (4.05%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Citrix
2 68 (91.89%) VMware
3 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
4 44 (59.46%) Cisco
5 39 (52.70%) NetApp
6 31 (41.89%) EMC
7 19 (25.68%) HP
8 12 (16.22%) 3PAR
9 8 (10.81%) IBM
10 7 (9.46%) AppSense
10 7 (9.46%) SonicWALL
11 5 (6.76%) Dell
12 3 (4.05%) Juniper
12 3 (4.05%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
12 3 (4.05%) Symantec
12 3 (4.05%) Kaspersky
13 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.70%) Avaya
14 1 (1.35%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 29 days holidays, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago