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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 135 142 157
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 79 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 14.01% 11.59% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 31
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,750 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
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
564 561 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.29% 10.26% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 473 506 398
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -13 43 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Coventry +2 16 £38,500 +2.66%
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Staffordshire -6 5 £24,500 -51.00%
Solihull - 4 - -
Warwickshire +13 1 - - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 136 (98.55%) Citrix
2 104 (75.36%) Windows
3 91 (65.94%) Microsoft
4 90 (65.22%) VMware
5 87 (63.04%) XenApp
6 86 (62.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 85 (61.59%) Active Directory
8 63 (45.65%) Cisco
9 59 (42.75%) Citrix Certification
10 58 (42.03%) NetApp
11 57 (41.30%) Hyper-V
12 56 (40.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (38.41%) CCA
15 49 (35.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 47 (34.06%) MCSE
16 47 (34.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 44 (31.88%) vSphere
18 43 (31.16%) NetScaler
19 41 (29.71%) Windows Server 2003
20 40 (28.99%) SCCM
21 39 (28.26%) HP
21 39 (28.26%) EMC
22 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
23 36 (26.09%) Firewall
24 31 (22.46%) CCEE
25 30 (21.74%) MCITP
26 28 (20.29%) Microsoft App-V
26 28 (20.29%) Windows 7
27 26 (18.84%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.39%) Lync
2 24 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (9.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.17%) Apache
6 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.16%) NetScaler
2 36 (26.09%) Firewall
3 25 (18.12%) SAN
4 24 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 18 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (13.04%) WAAS
6 14 (10.14%) LAN
6 14 (10.14%) WAN
6 14 (10.14%) DNS
7 12 (8.70%) iSCSI
8 11 (7.97%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (7.97%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (7.25%) NAS
10 8 (5.80%) VoIP
10 8 (5.80%) VPN
10 8 (5.80%) Ethernet
11 7 (5.07%) DHCP
11 7 (5.07%) IPsec
11 7 (5.07%) VLAN
12 6 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) AdminStudio
2 10 (7.25%) MSI
2 10 (7.25%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (10.87%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.25%) Retail
3 3 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Consultant
2 33 (23.91%) Support Engineer
3 25 (18.12%) Architect
4 16 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (10.87%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 15 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) IT Support
6 14 (10.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Citrix Consultant
7 12 (8.70%) Virtualisation Architect
8 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Consultant
9 10 (7.25%) Storage Architect
9 10 (7.25%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Senior IT Support
11 8 (5.80%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (5.80%) Technology Consultant
11 8 (5.80%) Analyst
11 8 (5.80%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.87%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) CLARiiON
1 10 (7.25%) Celerra
2 9 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.80%) Replication
3 8 (5.80%) FlexPod
4 7 (5.07%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 104 (75.36%) Windows
2 56 (40.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (29.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (20.29%) Windows 7
6 18 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 16 (11.59%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.90%) Linux
10 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.32%) ITIL
2 12 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.07%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (5.07%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (4.35%) Software Licensing
5 5 (3.62%) Network Management
6 4 (2.90%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.17%) CRM
7 3 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.45%) Operations Management
8 2 (1.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.72%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.72%) Time Management
9 1 (0.72%) Project Management
9 1 (0.72%) Service Management
9 1 (0.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.77%) VBScript
2 19 (13.77%) VB
3 12 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (42.75%) Citrix Certification
2 53 (38.41%) CCA
3 49 (35.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 47 (34.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (34.06%) MCSE
5 31 (22.46%) CCEE
6 30 (21.74%) MCITP
7 24 (17.39%) NCDA
8 23 (16.67%) MCTS
9 20 (14.49%) VTSP
10 18 (13.04%) NCIE
11 17 (12.32%) CCIA
12 15 (10.87%) VCAP
12 15 (10.87%) CCNA
12 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (10.14%) CCEA
14 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
15 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
16 5 (3.62%) CCAA
16 5 (3.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (63.04%) XenApp
2 86 (62.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (61.59%) Active Directory
4 57 (41.30%) Hyper-V
5 44 (31.88%) vSphere
6 28 (20.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (14.49%) vCloud
8 18 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (10.14%) VMware ESX
10 13 (9.42%) XenServer
11 9 (6.52%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (5.07%) UAG
13 6 (4.35%) IAG
14 5 (3.62%) ISA Server
15 4 (2.90%) VMware Server
16 3 (2.17%) Terminal Services
17 1 (0.72%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 40 (28.99%) SCCM
2 18 (13.04%) AppDNA
3 16 (11.59%) Backup Exec
3 16 (11.59%) XenMobile
4 14 (10.14%) SCOM
5 9 (6.52%) WSUS
6 7 (5.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (5.07%) SCOrch
7 6 (4.35%) Cacti
7 6 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.17%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.45%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 136 (98.55%) Citrix
2 91 (65.94%) Microsoft
3 90 (65.22%) VMware
4 63 (45.65%) Cisco
5 58 (42.03%) NetApp
6 39 (28.26%) HP
6 39 (28.26%) EMC
7 26 (18.84%) AppSense
8 20 (14.49%) IBM
9 13 (9.42%) Symantec
10 10 (7.25%) Fujitsu
10 10 (7.25%) 3PAR
11 9 (6.52%) Mitel
11 9 (6.52%) Siemens
11 9 (6.52%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.80%) SonicWALL
13 6 (4.35%) Kaspersky
13 6 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 6 (4.35%) Apple
14 5 (3.62%) Dell
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