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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 33 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.41% 1.67% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 21.43% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
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
8 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.82% 7.78% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 20
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 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the Midlands

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
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%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Dell

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior 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%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
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%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (25.00%) VCP5
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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
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%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade