The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 23 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.92% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% 5.88% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
XenDesktop
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.11% 8.33% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 23
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Midlands region.

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (25.00%) VCP5
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Dell