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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 213 167 163
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 26 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.99% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 4.02% 10.56% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 38
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £54,400 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
647 502 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.37% 9.39% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 511 409 439
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -2 22 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Walsall -3 4 £31,750 -36.50%
Dudley +11 2 £36,250 -27.50%
Wolverhampton +5 2 £36,250 -27.50%
Coventry +1 2 £53,750 +49.82% 2
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Citrix
2 44 (97.78%) XenApp
3 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
4 31 (68.89%) NetScaler
5 26 (57.78%) VMware
6 25 (55.56%) Hyper-V
7 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
8 21 (46.67%) SAN
8 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
8 21 (46.67%) VPN
8 21 (46.67%) Firewall
9 20 (44.44%) NetApp
10 19 (42.22%) WAN
10 19 (42.22%) Windows
11 18 (40.00%) ITIL
11 18 (40.00%) LAN
12 16 (35.56%) Thin Client
12 16 (35.56%) Fat Client
13 15 (33.33%) AppSense
13 15 (33.33%) Cisco
13 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 14 (31.11%) HP
14 14 (31.11%) vSphere
14 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
15 13 (28.89%) EdgeSight
15 13 (28.89%) SCOM
15 13 (28.89%) SonicWALL
15 13 (28.89%) assyst

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) IaaS
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) NetScaler
2 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) SAN
2 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 21 (46.67%) VPN
3 19 (42.22%) WAN
4 18 (40.00%) LAN
5 13 (28.89%) DHCP
6 11 (24.44%) DNS
7 10 (22.22%) MPLS
8 8 (17.78%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (15.56%) VLAN
10 6 (13.33%) BGP
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
10 6 (13.33%) IPsec
10 6 (13.33%) Network Security
11 5 (11.11%) L2TP
11 5 (11.11%) VoIP
11 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Consultant
2 13 (28.89%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) IT Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Presales Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Technician
4 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Server Technician
7 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Fat Client
1 16 (35.56%) Thin Client
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (8.89%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 4 (8.89%) Unix
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Validation
3 10 (22.22%) Presales
4 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Server Building
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) MCSA
2 11 (24.44%) MCSE
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (15.56%) CCA
5 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (11.11%) CCNA
6 5 (11.11%) MCITP
6 5 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (8.89%) CCIE
8 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) CCNP
9 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (97.78%) XenApp
2 25 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (31.11%) vSphere
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (24.44%) XenServer
7 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
8 4 (8.89%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) EdgeSight
1 13 (28.89%) SCOM
2 6 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.67%) SCCM
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Citrix
2 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (57.78%) VMware
4 20 (44.44%) NetApp
5 15 (33.33%) AppSense
5 15 (33.33%) Cisco
6 14 (31.11%) HP
7 13 (28.89%) SonicWALL
8 12 (26.67%) ServiceNow
9 11 (24.44%) EMC
10 9 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
11 6 (13.33%) Symantec
12 5 (11.11%) AVG
12 5 (11.11%) F5
12 5 (11.11%) Kaseya
12 5 (11.11%) Kaspersky
12 5 (11.11%) Sophos
13 4 (8.89%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
13 4 (8.89%) ProCurve
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ICOMM Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago