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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 164 139 159
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 62 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 1.24% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 10.13% 11.34% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 29
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £53,250 £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
612 573 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.65% 10.91% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 507 513 409
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £55,000 £52,500
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 20 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 20 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 -26 42 £67,500 +35.00% 3
Coventry +2 8 £40,750 +1.87%
Solihull - 4 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £24,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 127 (97.69%) Citrix
2 94 (72.31%) Windows
3 92 (70.77%) VMware
4 91 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 88 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 79 (60.77%) Active Directory
7 77 (59.23%) XenApp
8 67 (51.54%) Citrix Certification
9 59 (45.38%) CCA
9 59 (45.38%) Cisco
10 58 (44.62%) Hyper-V
11 56 (43.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 54 (41.54%) NetApp
13 52 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 52 (40.00%) MCSE
14 50 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 49 (37.69%) vSphere
15 49 (37.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (33.85%) NetScaler
17 40 (30.77%) EMC
18 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 37 (28.46%) CCEE
20 34 (26.15%) MCITP
21 32 (24.62%) HP
21 32 (24.62%) MS Exchange
22 28 (21.54%) NCDA
23 27 (20.77%) MCTS
23 27 (20.77%) Firewall
23 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
24 26 (20.00%) VTSP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.38%) Lync
3 19 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.31%) Apache
7 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (33.85%) NetScaler
2 27 (20.77%) Firewall
3 22 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (16.92%) WAAS
4 20 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 17 (13.08%) SAN
6 12 (9.23%) iSCSI
7 11 (8.46%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (7.69%) NAS
8 10 (7.69%) LAN
8 10 (7.69%) WAN
9 7 (5.38%) DNS
9 7 (5.38%) IPsec
10 6 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.85%) VPN
11 5 (3.85%) Ethernet
12 4 (3.08%) FTP
12 4 (3.08%) VLAN
12 4 (3.08%) Unified Communications
13 3 (2.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MSI
1 10 (7.69%) AdminStudio
2 9 (6.92%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.38%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (36.92%) Consultant
2 28 (21.54%) Architect
3 24 (18.46%) Support Engineer
4 17 (13.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 16 (12.31%) Virtualisation Architect
6 14 (10.77%) IT Support
6 14 (10.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
8 12 (9.23%) Storage Architect
8 12 (9.23%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 12 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.69%) FlexPod Consultant
9 10 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
10 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Consultant
10 9 (6.92%) Senior IT Support
10 9 (6.92%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (5.38%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (5.38%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) CLARiiON
1 12 (9.23%) Celerra
2 10 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.85%) Replication
5 4 (3.08%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.31%) Clustering
7 2 (1.54%) Handset
7 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.31%) Windows
2 50 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (37.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.31%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.62%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.08%) Linux
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.00%) ITIL
2 10 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (4.62%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (3.85%) CRM
4 5 (3.85%) Software Licensing
5 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.08%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (3.08%) Operations Management
6 3 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.54%) Network Management
7 2 (1.54%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (0.77%) Line Management
8 1 (0.77%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.77%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.77%) Change Control
8 1 (0.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.77%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.08%) VBScript
2 17 (13.08%) VB
3 9 (6.92%) SQL
4 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (51.54%) Citrix Certification
2 59 (45.38%) CCA
3 56 (43.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 52 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (40.00%) MCSE
5 37 (28.46%) CCEE
6 34 (26.15%) MCITP
7 28 (21.54%) NCDA
8 27 (20.77%) MCTS
9 26 (20.00%) VTSP
10 22 (16.92%) NCIE
11 20 (15.38%) CCIA
12 18 (13.85%) VCAP
13 17 (13.08%) CCEA
14 15 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (11.54%) CCNA
15 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
15 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
16 5 (3.85%) MCSA
17 4 (3.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 88 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (60.77%) Active Directory
3 77 (59.23%) XenApp
4 58 (44.62%) Hyper-V
5 49 (37.69%) vSphere
6 26 (20.00%) vCloud
7 22 (16.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (12.31%) XenServer
8 16 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (10.77%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.08%) VMware Server
10 4 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.77%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.77%) IAG
12 1 (0.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (19.23%) SCCM
2 20 (15.38%) XenMobile
3 15 (11.54%) AppDNA
4 13 (10.00%) Backup Exec
5 9 (6.92%) SCOM
6 8 (6.15%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.08%) WSUS
8 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.54%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.77%) SCSM
10 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.77%) Cacti
Vendors
1 127 (97.69%) Citrix
2 92 (70.77%) VMware
3 91 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 59 (45.38%) Cisco
5 54 (41.54%) NetApp
6 40 (30.77%) EMC
7 32 (24.62%) HP
8 22 (16.92%) AppSense
9 20 (15.38%) IBM
10 12 (9.23%) 3PAR
11 9 (6.92%) Mitel
11 9 (6.92%) Siemens
12 8 (6.15%) SonicWALL
13 7 (5.38%) Fujitsu
14 6 (4.62%) Apple
15 5 (3.85%) Dell
15 5 (3.85%) Symantec
16 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
16 4 (3.08%) WatchGuard
17 3 (2.31%) Juniper
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