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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 115 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 6 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.93% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 2.54% 7.28% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 20
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
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
236 206 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.90% 12.81% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 218 174 178
Average salary £33,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.95% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Citrix
2 39 (81.25%) VMware
3 37 (77.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 31 (64.58%) Citrix Certification
6 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
7 29 (60.42%) vSphere
8 28 (58.33%) Hyper-V
8 28 (58.33%) XenApp
9 27 (56.25%) Cisco
10 26 (54.17%) NetApp
11 25 (52.08%) CCA
12 23 (47.92%) EMC
12 23 (47.92%) Windows
13 22 (45.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (41.67%) CCEE
15 19 (39.58%) VTSP
15 19 (39.58%) vCloud
15 19 (39.58%) MCSE
15 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
16 18 (37.50%) NetScaler
17 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
18 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (33.33%) XenMobile
19 15 (31.25%) CCIA
20 14 (29.17%) NCDA
20 14 (29.17%) NCIE
20 14 (29.17%) WAAS
20 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (29.17%) WAAS
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) IPsec
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
5 3 (6.25%) IPv4
6 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) L2TP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Architect
1 17 (35.42%) Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 8 (16.67%) Storage Architect
5 8 (16.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) FlexPod Consultant
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) IT Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 8 (16.67%) Celerra
2 6 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.25%) Handset
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) CRM
1 5 (10.42%) Operations Management
2 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) Line Management
4 1 (2.08%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.08%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (52.08%) CCA
3 22 (45.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (41.67%) CCEE
5 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (39.58%) MCSE
5 19 (39.58%) VTSP
6 15 (31.25%) CCIA
7 14 (29.17%) NCDA
7 14 (29.17%) NCIE
7 14 (29.17%) CCEA
8 13 (27.08%) VCAP
9 12 (25.00%) MCITP
10 10 (20.83%) MCTS
11 5 (10.42%) VCP5
12 3 (6.25%) MCSA
13 2 (4.17%) CCNA
13 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (4.17%) CCAA
14 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 29 (60.42%) vSphere
4 28 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 28 (58.33%) XenApp
5 19 (39.58%) vCloud
6 8 (16.67%) XenServer
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 7 (14.58%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Citrix
2 39 (81.25%) VMware
3 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 27 (56.25%) Cisco
5 26 (54.17%) NetApp
6 23 (47.92%) EMC
7 13 (27.08%) HP
8 8 (16.67%) IBM
8 8 (16.67%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.33%) AppSense
9 4 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 4 (8.33%) Dell
10 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.25%) Avaya
11 1 (2.08%) AVG
11 1 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
11 1 (2.08%) Veeam
11 1 (2.08%) Kaseya
11 1 (2.08%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago