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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 161 138 165
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 61 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.26% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 9.76% 11.53% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 29
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
625 581 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.87% 10.93% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 516 520 414
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -28 42 £67,500 +35.00% 3
Coventry -8 7 £39,000 -22.00%
Solihull - 4 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £24,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire -7 1 £36,000 +7.46% 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 125 (97.66%) Citrix
2 91 (71.09%) Windows
2 91 (71.09%) VMware
3 90 (70.31%) Microsoft
4 87 (67.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (60.94%) Active Directory
6 76 (59.38%) XenApp
7 69 (53.91%) Citrix Certification
8 60 (46.88%) CCA
9 59 (46.09%) Cisco
10 57 (44.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 57 (44.53%) Hyper-V
11 54 (42.19%) NetApp
12 53 (41.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (41.41%) MCSE
13 50 (39.06%) vSphere
14 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 45 (35.16%) NetScaler
17 41 (32.03%) EMC
18 38 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 38 (29.69%) CCEE
19 34 (26.56%) MCITP
20 32 (25.00%) HP
20 32 (25.00%) MS Exchange
21 28 (21.88%) NCDA
22 27 (21.09%) VTSP
22 27 (21.09%) vCloud
22 27 (21.09%) MCTS
22 27 (21.09%) SQL Server

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 32 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.63%) Lync
3 19 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.34%) Apache
7 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (35.16%) NetScaler
2 27 (21.09%) Firewall
3 22 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (17.19%) WAAS
4 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 17 (13.28%) SAN
6 12 (9.38%) iSCSI
7 11 (8.59%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (7.81%) NAS
8 10 (7.81%) LAN
8 10 (7.81%) WAN
9 7 (5.47%) DNS
9 7 (5.47%) IPsec
10 6 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.91%) VPN
11 5 (3.91%) Ethernet
12 4 (3.13%) FTP
12 4 (3.13%) VLAN
12 4 (3.13%) Unified Communications
13 3 (2.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MSI
1 10 (7.81%) AdminStudio
2 9 (7.03%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Consultant
2 27 (21.09%) Architect
3 23 (17.97%) Support Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 16 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
6 14 (10.94%) IT Support
6 14 (10.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.38%) Citrix Consultant
7 12 (9.38%) Storage Architect
7 12 (9.38%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.81%) FlexPod Consultant
8 10 (7.81%) Technology Consultant
9 9 (7.03%) Senior IT Support
9 9 (7.03%) Senior Support Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (5.47%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (5.47%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (5.47%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) CLARiiON
1 12 (9.38%) Celerra
2 10 (7.81%) FlexPod
3 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.91%) Replication
5 4 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.34%) Clustering
7 2 (1.56%) Handset
7 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (71.09%) Windows
2 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.84%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.72%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.13%) Linux
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.16%) ITIL
2 10 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (4.69%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (3.91%) Operations Management
4 5 (3.91%) CRM
4 5 (3.91%) Software Licensing
5 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (1.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.56%) Network Management
6 2 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (0.78%) Line Management
7 1 (0.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (0.78%) Change Control
7 1 (0.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (0.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (0.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.50%) VBScript
2 16 (12.50%) VB
3 9 (7.03%) SQL
4 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (53.91%) Citrix Certification
2 60 (46.88%) CCA
3 57 (44.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 53 (41.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (41.41%) MCSE
5 38 (29.69%) CCEE
6 34 (26.56%) MCITP
7 28 (21.88%) NCDA
8 27 (21.09%) MCTS
8 27 (21.09%) VTSP
9 22 (17.19%) NCIE
10 20 (15.63%) CCIA
11 19 (14.84%) VCAP
12 17 (13.28%) CCEA
13 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (11.72%) CCNA
14 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
15 5 (3.91%) MCSA
15 5 (3.91%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 87 (67.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (60.94%) Active Directory
3 76 (59.38%) XenApp
4 57 (44.53%) Hyper-V
5 50 (39.06%) vSphere
6 27 (21.09%) vCloud
7 21 (16.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (13.28%) XenServer
9 16 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (10.94%) VMware ESX
11 4 (3.13%) VMware Server
11 4 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.78%) IAG
13 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (17.19%) SCCM
1 22 (17.19%) XenMobile
2 14 (10.94%) AppDNA
3 13 (10.16%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.47%) SCOM
4 7 (5.47%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.13%) WSUS
6 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.78%) Cacti
8 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 125 (97.66%) Citrix
2 91 (71.09%) VMware
3 90 (70.31%) Microsoft
4 59 (46.09%) Cisco
5 54 (42.19%) NetApp
6 41 (32.03%) EMC
7 32 (25.00%) HP
8 20 (15.63%) IBM
8 20 (15.63%) AppSense
9 12 (9.38%) 3PAR
10 9 (7.03%) Mitel
10 9 (7.03%) Siemens
11 8 (6.25%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.69%) Apple
12 6 (4.69%) Fujitsu
13 5 (3.91%) Dell
13 5 (3.91%) Symantec
14 4 (3.13%) WatchGuard
14 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.34%) Juniper
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