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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 191 168 140
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -28
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 18 19 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.42% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.88% 4.14% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 39
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
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
625 459 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.41% 10.24% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 571 368 431
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Coventry -7 7 £42,000 -23.63%
Birmingham -14 6 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Solihull - 6 £37,500 -
Walsall - 2 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Dudley - 2 £42,500 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 75 (93.75%) Citrix
2 56 (70.00%) VMware
2 56 (70.00%) XenApp
3 53 (66.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (66.25%) Windows
4 50 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
6 40 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
7 39 (48.75%) Hyper-V
8 34 (42.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (41.25%) vSphere
9 33 (41.25%) CCA
9 33 (41.25%) Cisco
9 33 (41.25%) NetApp
10 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
11 25 (31.25%) EMC
11 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (31.25%) CCEE
11 25 (31.25%) NetScaler
12 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (30.00%) MCSE
13 23 (28.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (26.25%) HP
15 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 20 (25.00%) CCIA
16 19 (23.75%) vCloud
16 19 (23.75%) VTSP
17 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (22.50%) XenMobile

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (13.75%) Lync
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 14 (17.50%) WAAS
2 14 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (15.00%) Firewall
4 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) WAN
6 5 (6.25%) FTP
6 5 (6.25%) DNS
6 5 (6.25%) LAN
7 4 (5.00%) VoIP
7 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.00%) IPsec
8 3 (3.75%) IPv4
8 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.50%) VLAN
10 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.75%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Consultant
1 23 (28.75%) Architect
2 12 (15.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 10 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Storage Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) FlexPod Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Technology Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
8 4 (5.00%) IT Support
8 4 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Celerra
1 8 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 6 (7.50%) FlexPod
3 4 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.75%) Handset
4 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Windows
2 34 (42.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.50%) Linux
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 5 (6.25%) Change Management
3 5 (6.25%) CRM
3 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (6.25%) Line Management
3 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.75%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.50%) Data Governance
5 2 (2.50%) Release Management
5 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.25%) Network Design
6 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
1 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.75%) VBScript
2 7 (8.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (41.25%) CCA
3 25 (31.25%) CCEE
4 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (30.00%) MCSE
5 23 (28.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (25.00%) CCIA
7 19 (23.75%) VTSP
8 15 (18.75%) NCDA
9 14 (17.50%) CCEA
9 14 (17.50%) NCIE
10 13 (16.25%) VCAP
11 12 (15.00%) MCITP
12 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.50%) MCTS
13 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 5 (6.25%) VCP5
15 4 (5.00%) MCSA
16 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (3.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 56 (70.00%) XenApp
2 53 (66.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
4 39 (48.75%) Hyper-V
5 33 (41.25%) vSphere
6 19 (23.75%) vCloud
7 14 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (12.50%) XenServer
9 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
13 1 (1.25%) IAG
13 1 (1.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) XenMobile
2 9 (11.25%) Backup Exec
2 9 (11.25%) SCCM
3 8 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (8.75%) SCOrch
5 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 5 (6.25%) AppDNA
5 5 (6.25%) SCDPM
6 4 (5.00%) EdgeSight
7 2 (2.50%) SCOM
8 1 (1.25%) WSUS
8 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 75 (93.75%) Citrix
2 56 (70.00%) VMware
3 50 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 33 (41.25%) Cisco
4 33 (41.25%) NetApp
5 25 (31.25%) EMC
6 21 (26.25%) HP
7 14 (17.50%) AppSense
8 11 (13.75%) IBM
9 9 (11.25%) Symantec
10 8 (10.00%) 3PAR
10 8 (10.00%) Fujitsu
11 6 (7.50%) Dell
12 4 (5.00%) SonicWALL
12 4 (5.00%) Avaya
12 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.75%) Apple
14 1 (1.25%) Mitel
14 1 (1.25%) Siemens
14 1 (1.25%) Sophos
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