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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 118 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 9 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 1.62% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 3.72% 15.27% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 25
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
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
242 203 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.87% 10.63% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 216 180 239
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) XenApp
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Dell
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) vSphere
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
6 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 9 (47.37%) NetApp
7 9 (47.37%) HP
7 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) Firewall
9 7 (36.84%) IPsec
9 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (36.84%) SonicWALL
9 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
9 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
9 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
9 7 (36.84%) IPv4
9 7 (36.84%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (36.84%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (31.58%) Migration

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) IPsec
3 7 (36.84%) IPv4
4 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
1 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
1 7 (36.84%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (21.05%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) Business Development
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) XenApp
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) vSphere
5 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
5 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
6 7 (36.84%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (10.53%) XenServer
8 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) Dell
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) HP
5 9 (47.37%) NetApp
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
7 7 (36.84%) SonicWALL
8 4 (21.05%) Computacenter
9 1 (5.26%) AppSense