The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop 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 XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 162 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 53 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.00% 1.41%
As % of the System Software category 11.13% 9.90% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 40
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £68,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
476 495 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.91% 10.09% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 385 433 550
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenDesktop Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

XenDesktop Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
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 XenDesktop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Solihull +24 31 - - 1
Birmingham -18 10 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Herefordshire +5 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Coventry -28 4 £35,875 -24.47% 1
Shropshire - 2 £38,500 - 1
Dudley - 1 £50,000 -
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 69 (97.18%) XenApp
2 67 (94.37%) Citrix
2 67 (94.37%) VMware
3 64 (90.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (88.73%) Windows
5 42 (59.15%) AppSense
6 41 (57.75%) Security Cleared
7 39 (54.93%) SC Cleared
8 37 (52.11%) Windows 7
8 37 (52.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (50.70%) CCA
9 36 (50.70%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
11 27 (38.03%) CCEE
11 27 (38.03%) Fujitsu
11 27 (38.03%) CCIA
12 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
15 16 (22.54%) SCCM
16 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
17 13 (18.31%) vSphere
18 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
19 11 (15.49%) ITIL
19 11 (15.49%) Dell
20 9 (12.68%) NetApp
20 9 (12.68%) HP
20 9 (12.68%) Firewall
21 8 (11.27%) Lync

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) Lync
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) SAN
3 4 (5.63%) IPv4
3 4 (5.63%) WAN
3 4 (5.63%) FTP
3 4 (5.63%) IPsec
4 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) MPLS
5 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Architect
2 35 (49.30%) Citrix Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Designer
7 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Administrator
8 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.63%) GIS
1 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.82%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Windows 7
3 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
2 6 (8.45%) Migration
3 4 (5.63%) Service Management
3 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (5.63%) Business Development
3 4 (5.63%) Change Management
3 4 (5.63%) ITSM
3 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (5.63%) Line Management
3 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.82%) Data Governance
4 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.82%) Network Design
4 2 (2.82%) Release Management
4 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
4 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (57.75%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.93%) SC Cleared
3 36 (50.70%) CCA
3 36 (50.70%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (38.03%) CCEE
4 27 (38.03%) CCIA
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) CCEA
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.41%) MCITP
7 1 (1.41%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (97.18%) XenApp
2 64 (90.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (52.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
5 13 (18.31%) vSphere
6 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
7 7 (9.86%) Terminal Services
8 4 (5.63%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (5.63%) XenServer
9 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) SCOM
3 6 (8.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.63%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 67 (94.37%) Citrix
1 67 (94.37%) VMware
2 42 (59.15%) AppSense
3 27 (38.03%) Fujitsu
4 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.49%) Dell
6 9 (12.68%) HP
6 9 (12.68%) NetApp
7 7 (9.86%) Cisco
8 6 (8.45%) Symantec
9 4 (5.63%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.63%) Computacenter
9 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.23%) Avaya
11 1 (1.41%) Veeam
Herefordshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Relocation, Bonus, Pension, oncall
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago