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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 120 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 11 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.28% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 4.98% 2.02% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
221 248 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.87% 13.67% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 185 224 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 2016.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) XenApp
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) NetApp
3 13 (65.00%) NetScaler
3 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
5 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) CCA
7 7 (35.00%) XenServer
7 7 (35.00%) Presales
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (30.00%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (30.00%) ProCurve
8 6 (30.00%) AppSense
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (30.00%) SonicWALL
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) IT Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (30.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Presales
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCA
3 6 (30.00%) MCSA
3 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) XenApp
2 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) XenServer
6 6 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
8 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) EdgeSight
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) NetApp
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) AppSense
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) ProCurve
5 6 (30.00%) SonicWALL
6 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) Computacenter
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec