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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 194 177 155
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 21 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.60% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 5.52% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 30
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
643 543 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.81% 10.95% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 582 453 444
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 11 £50,000 - 3
Coventry -8 8 £41,000 -25.45%
Solihull - 2 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £38,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 93 (94.90%) Citrix
2 70 (71.43%) VMware
3 69 (70.41%) Windows
4 67 (68.37%) Microsoft
4 67 (68.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (66.33%) XenApp
6 59 (60.20%) Active Directory
7 55 (56.12%) Citrix Certification
8 48 (48.98%) CCA
9 45 (45.92%) Hyper-V
10 44 (44.90%) Cisco
10 44 (44.90%) NetApp
10 44 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (43.88%) vSphere
12 39 (39.80%) MCSE
12 39 (39.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (38.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (37.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (36.73%) NetScaler
16 35 (35.71%) EMC
17 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (29.59%) MS Exchange
19 27 (27.55%) HP
20 25 (25.51%) CCEE
21 24 (24.49%) NCDA
22 23 (23.47%) VTSP
22 23 (23.47%) vCloud
23 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
24 21 (21.43%) CCIA
24 21 (21.43%) MCITP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (29.59%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (15.31%) Lync
5 6 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.02%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.73%) NetScaler
2 18 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (18.37%) WAAS
2 18 (18.37%) Firewall
3 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.16%) SAN
4 8 (8.16%) iSCSI
5 7 (7.14%) NAS
5 7 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (7.14%) DNS
5 7 (7.14%) WAN
6 6 (6.12%) LAN
6 6 (6.12%) FTP
7 5 (5.10%) IPsec
8 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.08%) VoIP
9 3 (3.06%) IPv4
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.04%) VLAN
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) InstallShield
1 5 (5.10%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.06%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Architect
2 27 (27.55%) Consultant
3 16 (16.33%) Virtualisation Architect
4 15 (15.31%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (12.24%) Storage Architect
6 12 (12.24%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.22%) IT Support
7 11 (11.22%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (10.20%) Citrix Consultant
8 10 (10.20%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 9 (9.18%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
11 6 (6.12%) Technology Consultant
11 6 (6.12%) FlexPod Consultant
11 6 (6.12%) Citrix Specialist
12 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (5.10%) Team Leader
12 5 (5.10%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) CLARiiON
1 12 (12.24%) Celerra
2 6 (6.12%) FlexPod
3 5 (5.10%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.06%) Handset
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 44 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (37.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 14 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.18%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.04%) Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) ITIL
2 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
3 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.10%) Change Management
4 5 (5.10%) CRM
4 5 (5.10%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (5.10%) Operations Management
4 5 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.10%) Line Management
4 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.06%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.04%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.02%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.02%) Data Governance
7 1 (1.02%) Change Control
7 1 (1.02%) Release Management
7 1 (1.02%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.18%) VBScript
2 9 (9.18%) VB
3 7 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (56.12%) Citrix Certification
2 48 (48.98%) CCA
3 39 (39.80%) MCSE
3 39 (39.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (38.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (25.51%) CCEE
6 24 (24.49%) NCDA
7 23 (23.47%) VTSP
8 21 (21.43%) MCITP
8 21 (21.43%) CCIA
9 18 (18.37%) NCIE
9 18 (18.37%) CCEA
10 17 (17.35%) VCAP
10 17 (17.35%) MCTS
11 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (10.20%) CCNA
12 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
13 5 (5.10%) MCSA
13 5 (5.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (68.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (66.33%) XenApp
3 59 (60.20%) Active Directory
4 45 (45.92%) Hyper-V
5 43 (43.88%) vSphere
6 23 (23.47%) vCloud
7 15 (15.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (10.20%) XenServer
9 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
12 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.02%) IAG
12 1 (1.02%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) XenMobile
2 15 (15.31%) SCCM
3 14 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 9 (9.18%) AppDNA
5 7 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (7.14%) SCOrch
6 6 (6.12%) SCOM
7 5 (5.10%) SCDPM
7 5 (5.10%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.08%) EdgeSight
9 2 (2.04%) WSUS
10 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.02%) Cacti
Vendors
1 93 (94.90%) Citrix
2 70 (71.43%) VMware
3 67 (68.37%) Microsoft
4 44 (44.90%) Cisco
4 44 (44.90%) NetApp
5 35 (35.71%) EMC
6 27 (27.55%) HP
7 18 (18.37%) IBM
7 18 (18.37%) AppSense
8 12 (12.24%) 3PAR
9 8 (8.16%) Symantec
10 7 (7.14%) Mitel
10 7 (7.14%) Siemens
11 5 (5.10%) Fujitsu
11 5 (5.10%) Apple
11 5 (5.10%) SonicWALL
12 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.08%) Dell
13 3 (3.06%) Avaya
14 1 (1.02%) Juniper
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