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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 140 155 152
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 75 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 0.97% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 13.89% 9.38% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 31
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
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
540 565 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.79% 10.32% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 463 510 400
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 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 21 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 -7 35 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Coventry +14 22 £38,500 +6.94%
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Staffordshire -2 4 £24,250 -51.50%
Solihull 0 3 - -
Warwickshire +16 2 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 124 (98.41%) Citrix
2 97 (76.98%) Windows
3 81 (64.29%) XenApp
4 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
5 79 (62.70%) VMware
6 76 (60.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 75 (59.52%) Active Directory
8 54 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (40.48%) Citrix Certification
10 50 (39.68%) Cisco
10 50 (39.68%) Hyper-V
11 49 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (35.71%) CCA
12 45 (35.71%) NetApp
13 43 (34.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 43 (34.13%) SCCM
14 42 (33.33%) MCSE
14 42 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (29.37%) NetScaler
16 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
17 34 (26.98%) Firewall
17 34 (26.98%) vSphere
18 33 (26.19%) HP
19 30 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
20 29 (23.02%) AppSense
21 28 (22.22%) EMC
21 28 (22.22%) MCITP
22 27 (21.43%) Windows 7
23 26 (20.63%) CCEE

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.46%) Lync
3 21 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (8.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.17%) Apache
8 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) NetScaler
2 34 (26.98%) Firewall
3 24 (19.05%) SAN
4 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.52%) LAN
5 12 (9.52%) WAN
5 12 (9.52%) DNS
5 12 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 12 (9.52%) WAAS
6 11 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (8.73%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (7.94%) NAS
8 9 (7.14%) VPN
8 9 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (5.56%) DHCP
9 7 (5.56%) VoIP
9 7 (5.56%) VLAN
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) AdminStudio
2 10 (7.94%) MSI
2 10 (7.94%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Consultant
2 34 (26.98%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.46%) Architect
4 19 (15.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) IT Support
6 12 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Consultant
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
8 9 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (6.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Storage Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Storage Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.90%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 9 (7.14%) Replication
2 7 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 7 (5.56%) Celerra
3 5 (3.97%) FlexPod
3 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.17%) Clustering
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 97 (76.98%) Windows
2 54 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.70%) Windows XP
7 14 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.97%) Linux
9 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) ITIL
2 12 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (3.97%) Network Management
5 5 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.17%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.38%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.59%) Project Management
8 2 (1.59%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.79%) Load Balancing
9 1 (0.79%) Time Management
9 1 (0.79%) Service Management
9 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2
9 1 (0.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.29%) VBScript
2 18 (14.29%) VB
3 9 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (40.48%) Citrix Certification
2 45 (35.71%) CCA
3 43 (34.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (33.33%) MCSE
5 28 (22.22%) MCITP
6 26 (20.63%) CCEE
7 20 (15.87%) MCTS
8 18 (14.29%) NCDA
9 16 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (11.90%) CCNA
10 15 (11.90%) CCIA
11 12 (9.52%) NCIE
11 12 (9.52%) VTSP
12 10 (7.94%) VCAP
12 10 (7.94%) CCEA
12 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
13 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.76%) CCAA
15 5 (3.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (64.29%) XenApp
2 76 (60.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 50 (39.68%) Hyper-V
5 34 (26.98%) vSphere
6 30 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (13.49%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (12.70%) XenServer
9 14 (11.11%) VMware ESX
10 12 (9.52%) vCloud
11 7 (5.56%) UAG
11 7 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (4.76%) IAG
13 5 (3.97%) ISA Server
14 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 43 (34.13%) SCCM
2 18 (14.29%) AppDNA
3 17 (13.49%) SCOM
4 16 (12.70%) Backup Exec
5 10 (7.94%) WSUS
6 8 (6.35%) XenMobile
7 7 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (4.76%) Cacti
8 6 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.59%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 124 (98.41%) Citrix
2 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 79 (62.70%) VMware
4 50 (39.68%) Cisco
5 45 (35.71%) NetApp
6 33 (26.19%) HP
7 29 (23.02%) AppSense
8 28 (22.22%) EMC
9 16 (12.70%) IBM
10 13 (10.32%) Symantec
11 10 (7.94%) Fujitsu
12 9 (7.14%) Mitel
12 9 (7.14%) Siemens
13 7 (5.56%) 3PAR
13 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
14 6 (4.76%) SonicWALL
14 6 (4.76%) Kaspersky
14 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.17%) Juniper
15 4 (3.17%) WatchGuard
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