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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 90 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 44 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.90% 2.56% 1.05%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 19.43% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 12
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £53,500 £54,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
220 283 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.48% 13.17% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 178 260 137
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 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 71 (100.00%) Citrix
2 67 (94.37%) VMware
2 67 (94.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (77.46%) Microsoft
4 53 (74.65%) Active Directory
5 46 (64.79%) Hyper-V
6 45 (63.38%) Citrix Certification
7 42 (59.15%) Cisco
8 41 (57.75%) Windows
8 41 (57.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (54.93%) CCA
10 37 (52.11%) NetApp
10 37 (52.11%) XenApp
11 36 (50.70%) vSphere
12 34 (47.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (47.89%) MCSE
13 31 (43.66%) CCEE
14 29 (40.85%) MS Exchange
14 29 (40.85%) MCITP
15 27 (38.03%) EMC
16 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
17 23 (32.39%) MCTS
17 23 (32.39%) VTSP
17 23 (32.39%) vCloud
18 20 (28.17%) NetScaler
18 20 (28.17%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (28.17%) WAAS
18 20 (28.17%) NCDA
18 20 (28.17%) NCIE
19 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 29 (40.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.27%) Lync
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) WAAS
1 20 (28.17%) NetScaler
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (22.54%) SAN
2 16 (22.54%) Firewall
3 7 (9.86%) IPsec
3 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) VPN
3 7 (9.86%) Ethernet
4 6 (8.45%) VLAN
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.63%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) LAN
5 4 (5.63%) MPLS
6 3 (4.23%) IPv4
6 3 (4.23%) FTP
6 3 (4.23%) HTTP
6 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Law
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Consultant
2 18 (25.35%) Architect
3 14 (19.72%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 14 (19.72%) Virtualisation Architect
4 11 (15.49%) Storage Architect
4 11 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.49%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (12.68%) Technology Consultant
6 9 (12.68%) FlexPod Consultant
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.63%) Network Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Citrix Consultant
10 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) CLARiiON
1 11 (15.49%) Celerra
2 9 (12.68%) FlexPod
3 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.86%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.63%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.63%) CRM
1 4 (5.63%) Network Management
2 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (4.23%) Operations Management
2 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.82%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.41%) Project Management
4 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Citrix Certification
2 41 (57.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 39 (54.93%) CCA
4 34 (47.89%) MCSE
4 34 (47.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (43.66%) CCEE
6 29 (40.85%) MCITP
7 23 (32.39%) MCTS
7 23 (32.39%) VTSP
8 20 (28.17%) NCDA
8 20 (28.17%) NCIE
9 17 (23.94%) VCAP
10 16 (22.54%) CCIA
11 15 (21.13%) CCEA
12 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (7.04%) CCNA
13 4 (5.63%) MCSA
14 3 (4.23%) CCAA
14 3 (4.23%) VCDX
14 3 (4.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (94.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (74.65%) Active Directory
3 46 (64.79%) Hyper-V
4 37 (52.11%) XenApp
5 36 (50.70%) vSphere
6 23 (32.39%) vCloud
7 12 (16.90%) XenServer
8 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
10 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (4.23%) VMware Server
10 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) XenMobile
2 8 (11.27%) SCOrch
3 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.04%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) WSUS
5 2 (2.82%) SCSM
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.41%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Citrix
2 67 (94.37%) VMware
3 55 (77.46%) Microsoft
4 42 (59.15%) Cisco
5 37 (52.11%) NetApp
6 27 (38.03%) EMC
7 19 (26.76%) HP
8 11 (15.49%) 3PAR
9 7 (9.86%) SonicWALL
10 6 (8.45%) IBM
11 5 (7.04%) Dell
11 5 (7.04%) Kaspersky
11 5 (7.04%) AppSense
11 5 (7.04%) Symantec
12 3 (4.23%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.23%) Juniper
12 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.82%) Remedy
13 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.41%) Sophos
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago