The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 90 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 32 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 1.38% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 17.11% 10.49% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 30
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,400 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
187 267 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.59% 13.20% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 249 148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (100.00%) Citrix
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
1 51 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
3 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
4 32 (62.75%) Windows
5 31 (60.78%) Citrix Certification
6 30 (58.82%) XenApp
7 29 (56.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (52.94%) Hyper-V
9 25 (49.02%) Cisco
10 24 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (47.06%) CCEE
10 24 (47.06%) MCITP
11 23 (45.10%) vSphere
12 21 (41.18%) CCA
13 20 (39.22%) XenServer
14 19 (37.25%) MCSE
14 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
15 18 (35.29%) NetApp
16 17 (33.33%) SAN
16 17 (33.33%) MCTS
17 16 (31.37%) HP
18 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
18 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
19 14 (27.45%) Firewall
20 13 (25.49%) CCIA
21 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (23.53%) NetScaler
22 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.69%) Lync
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) SAN
2 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 12 (23.53%) NetScaler
4 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.61%) VPN
4 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (15.69%) WAAS
6 5 (9.80%) IPsec
6 5 (9.80%) VLAN
6 5 (9.80%) FTP
6 5 (9.80%) HTTP
6 5 (9.80%) LAN
6 5 (9.80%) WAN
6 5 (9.80%) MPLS
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Consultant
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.84%) FlexPod Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Storage Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Technology Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Virtualisation Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
3 6 (11.76%) CLARiiON
3 6 (11.76%) Celerra
4 5 (9.80%) Clustering
5 4 (7.84%) FlexPod
6 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (9.80%) Network Management
2 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
1 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
1 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (56.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (47.06%) MCITP
3 24 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (47.06%) CCEE
4 21 (41.18%) CCA
5 19 (37.25%) MCSE
6 17 (33.33%) MCTS
7 13 (25.49%) CCIA
8 10 (19.61%) NCDA
8 10 (19.61%) NCIE
9 9 (17.65%) VCAP
10 8 (15.69%) VTSP
10 8 (15.69%) CCEA
11 5 (9.80%) CCAA
11 5 (9.80%) VCDX
12 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (5.88%) CCNA
14 2 (3.92%) HP AIS
14 2 (3.92%) HP ASE
System Software
1 51 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
3 30 (58.82%) XenApp
4 27 (52.94%) Hyper-V
5 23 (45.10%) vSphere
6 20 (39.22%) XenServer
7 10 (19.61%) vCloud
8 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) XenMobile
2 5 (9.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (9.80%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.80%) WSUS
3 3 (5.88%) SCCM
4 2 (3.92%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Citrix
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (49.02%) Cisco
4 18 (35.29%) NetApp
5 16 (31.37%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) EMC
7 5 (9.80%) Juniper
7 5 (9.80%) Symantec
7 5 (9.80%) Kaspersky
8 4 (7.84%) AppSense
8 4 (7.84%) Dell
8 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) Remedy
9 3 (5.88%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) WatchGuard
9 3 (5.88%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.96%) Computacenter
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