The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 31 33
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.11% 4.21%
As % of the System Software category - 21.43% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £85,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
System Software Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 14 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.92% 5.19% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 71
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenDesktop
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) COM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) COM
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (50.00%) IAG
3 3 (50.00%) UAG
4 2 (33.33%) vCloud
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) Cacti
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense