The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 139 177 132
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -45
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 71 39 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.70% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 13.98% 6.78% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 45
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
508 575 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.44% 10.33% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 446 514 416
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
XenDesktop
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +18 37 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Coventry +18 24 £38,500 +6.94%
Herefordshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire -3 3 £23,000 -54.00%
Warwickshire +13 2 - -
Worcestershire +1 1 £35,000 - 2
Wolverhampton 0 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Solihull -5 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 118 (98.33%) Citrix
2 90 (75.00%) Windows
3 79 (65.83%) XenApp
4 78 (65.00%) VMware
5 75 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 75 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (57.50%) Active Directory
7 52 (43.33%) Citrix Certification
8 47 (39.17%) Cisco
8 47 (39.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (38.33%) Hyper-V
10 42 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (35.00%) CCA
11 41 (34.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (34.17%) SCCM
12 40 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (31.67%) NetApp
13 38 (31.67%) MCSE
14 34 (28.33%) NetScaler
15 33 (27.50%) vSphere
15 33 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 32 (26.67%) HP
17 31 (25.83%) Firewall
18 30 (25.00%) MS Exchange
18 30 (25.00%) CCEE
19 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 28 (23.33%) AppSense
20 27 (22.50%) MCITP
21 25 (20.83%) Windows 7
22 24 (20.00%) SAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 30 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.67%) Lync
3 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.17%) Apache
8 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.33%) NetScaler
2 31 (25.83%) Firewall
3 24 (20.00%) SAN
4 22 (18.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.00%) LAN
5 12 (10.00%) WAN
5 12 (10.00%) DNS
6 11 (9.17%) iSCSI
6 11 (9.17%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (8.33%) VPN
7 10 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 10 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (7.50%) WAAS
8 9 (7.50%) NAS
9 8 (6.67%) DHCP
10 7 (5.83%) VoIP
11 6 (5.00%) VLAN
11 6 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) AdminStudio
2 9 (7.50%) MSI
2 9 (7.50%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (30.83%) Consultant
2 31 (25.83%) Support Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Architect
4 19 (15.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) IT Support
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
9 7 (5.83%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (5.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Replication
2 9 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 6 (5.00%) Celerra
4 5 (4.17%) Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.33%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.67%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 90 (75.00%) Windows
2 47 (39.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.67%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.17%) Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) ITIL
2 11 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.17%) Network Management
5 5 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.67%) Project Management
7 2 (1.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (0.83%) Time Management
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.83%) Supplier Management
8 1 (0.83%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (0.83%) TOGAF
8 1 (0.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.67%) VBScript
2 14 (11.67%) VB
3 8 (6.67%) SQL
4 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (43.33%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (35.00%) CCA
3 41 (34.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (31.67%) MCSE
6 30 (25.00%) CCEE
7 27 (22.50%) MCITP
8 19 (15.83%) CCIA
8 19 (15.83%) MCTS
9 15 (12.50%) NCDA
10 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (10.83%) CCNA
12 10 (8.33%) NCIE
13 9 (7.50%) VCAP
13 9 (7.50%) VTSP
13 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
13 9 (7.50%) CCEA
14 7 (5.83%) CCAA
15 4 (3.33%) MCSA
15 4 (3.33%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) COBIT
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (65.83%) XenApp
2 75 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 46 (38.33%) Hyper-V
5 33 (27.50%) vSphere
5 33 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (16.67%) XenServer
7 15 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (11.67%) VMware ESX
9 10 (8.33%) vCloud
10 7 (5.83%) UAG
11 6 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (5.00%) IAG
12 5 (4.17%) ISA Server
13 4 (3.33%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 41 (34.17%) SCCM
2 16 (13.33%) SCOM
2 16 (13.33%) AppDNA
3 14 (11.67%) Backup Exec
4 11 (9.17%) WSUS
5 8 (6.67%) XenMobile
6 6 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (5.00%) Cacti
6 6 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.50%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.67%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.67%) SCSM
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 118 (98.33%) Citrix
2 78 (65.00%) VMware
3 75 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 47 (39.17%) Cisco
5 38 (31.67%) NetApp
6 32 (26.67%) HP
7 28 (23.33%) AppSense
8 24 (20.00%) EMC
9 15 (12.50%) IBM
10 12 (10.00%) Symantec
11 9 (7.50%) Fujitsu
12 8 (6.67%) Mitel
12 8 (6.67%) Siemens
13 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (5.00%) SolarWinds
14 5 (4.17%) Kaspersky
14 5 (4.17%) 3PAR
14 5 (4.17%) Juniper
15 4 (3.33%) WatchGuard
15 4 (3.33%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + 5K relocation + out of hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago