The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 126 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 82 86 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.58% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 15.19% 15.47% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 70 57
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
XenApp
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
540 556 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.05% 10.20% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 466 505 402
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XenApp
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenApp Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XenApp
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenApp across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

XenApp Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XenApp
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -31 23 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Coventry +10 13 £38,500 -3.75%
Shropshire +1 12 £37,500 +13.63%
Staffordshire -5 8 £26,250 -41.66%
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton +6 4 £24,000 -52.00%
Solihull -3 4 - - 1
West Bromwich - 3 £19,000 -
Warwickshire +11 2 - -
Worcestershire -5 2 £34,750 +3.73% 2
Walsall - 1 £28,000 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing XenApp 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 XenApp.

1 158 (99.37%) Citrix
2 137 (86.16%) Windows
3 99 (62.26%) Microsoft
4 98 (61.64%) VMware
5 81 (50.94%) Active Directory
6 80 (50.31%) XenDesktop
7 75 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (46.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 63 (39.62%) MS Exchange
10 55 (34.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 54 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (32.70%) MCSE
13 47 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (28.30%) MS Excel
15 44 (27.67%) Windows 7
16 43 (27.04%) Exchange Server 2010
16 43 (27.04%) HP
17 41 (25.79%) vSphere
17 41 (25.79%) Hyper-V
18 40 (25.16%) ITIL
19 39 (24.53%) Firewall
20 37 (23.27%) Cisco
20 37 (23.27%) Citrix Certification
21 36 (22.64%) NetApp
21 36 (22.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 33 (20.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 33 (20.75%) WAN
23 32 (20.13%) CCA
23 32 (20.13%) SCCM
23 32 (20.13%) Exchange Server 2013

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing XenApp 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 XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (20.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 32 (20.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (7.55%) Lync
8 8 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.53%) Firewall
2 33 (20.75%) WAN
3 31 (19.50%) LAN
4 29 (18.24%) DNS
5 27 (16.98%) SAN
6 25 (15.72%) NetScaler
7 21 (13.21%) VoIP
7 21 (13.21%) TCP/IP
8 19 (11.95%) DHCP
9 14 (8.81%) 3G
9 14 (8.81%) Broadband
10 13 (8.18%) iSCSI
11 11 (6.92%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (6.29%) NAS
13 7 (4.40%) MPLS
13 7 (4.40%) VPN
14 6 (3.77%) VLAN
14 6 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
15 5 (3.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) ProC
General
1 15 (9.43%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.18%) Retail
4 6 (3.77%) Legal
5 5 (3.14%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (27.04%) Support Engineer
2 36 (22.64%) Consultant
3 27 (16.98%) Analyst
4 23 (14.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (10.69%) IT Support
6 16 (10.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (9.43%) Service Analyst
7 15 (9.43%) Architect
8 13 (8.18%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Citrix Consultant
10 9 (5.66%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Senior IT Support
11 8 (5.03%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 7 (4.40%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.35%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.69%) PDA
3 12 (7.55%) Clustering
4 9 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.77%) Replication
6 5 (3.14%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.26%) PKI
9 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 137 (86.16%) Windows
2 75 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (27.67%) Windows 7
6 26 (16.35%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.55%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.77%) Linux
10 3 (1.89%) Android
11 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 20 (12.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (10.69%) Service Management
4 16 (10.06%) Migration
5 15 (9.43%) Asset Management
6 11 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.40%) Change Control
8 6 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.14%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.14%) Network Management
10 4 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.26%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.26%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.26%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.26%) Time Management
12 1 (0.63%) Service Delivery
12 1 (0.63%) ITSM
12 1 (0.63%) Load Balancing
12 1 (0.63%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.32%) SQL
2 15 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.66%) VBScript
3 9 (5.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (34.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (32.70%) MCSE
3 37 (23.27%) Citrix Certification
4 36 (22.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (20.13%) CCA
6 19 (11.95%) CCNA
6 19 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
8 13 (8.18%) MCITP
8 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
9 10 (6.29%) CCEE
10 8 (5.03%) MCSA
10 8 (5.03%) MCP
11 6 (3.77%) NCDA
11 6 (3.77%) MCTS
12 4 (2.52%) CCAA
12 4 (2.52%) CCIA
13 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.89%) VCDX
13 3 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.69%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 80 (50.31%) XenDesktop
3 74 (46.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (25.79%) vSphere
4 41 (25.79%) Hyper-V
5 27 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (13.84%) VMware ESX
7 19 (11.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (8.18%) XenServer
9 7 (4.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (4.40%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (4.40%) UAG
10 6 (3.77%) IAG
10 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (3.14%) ISA Server
11 5 (3.14%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.52%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (20.13%) SCCM
2 18 (11.32%) Backup Exec
2 18 (11.32%) SCOM
3 10 (6.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.03%) XenMobile
4 8 (5.03%) WSUS
5 6 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (3.77%) Cacti
6 3 (1.89%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.89%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.89%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.26%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.26%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 158 (99.37%) Citrix
2 99 (62.26%) Microsoft
3 98 (61.64%) VMware
4 43 (27.04%) HP
5 37 (23.27%) Cisco
6 36 (22.64%) NetApp
7 31 (19.50%) AppSense
8 21 (13.21%) EMC
9 16 (10.06%) Symantec
9 16 (10.06%) LANDesk
10 13 (8.18%) McAfee
10 13 (8.18%) Fujitsu
11 10 (6.29%) IBM
12 9 (5.66%) Siemens
12 9 (5.66%) Mitel
13 8 (5.03%) Apple
14 7 (4.40%) CheckPoint
15 6 (3.77%) SonicWALL
15 6 (3.77%) SolarWinds
15 6 (3.77%) Kaspersky
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