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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 177 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 34 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.76% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 6.68% 8.06% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 39
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
509 422 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.93% 9.46% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 428 358 526
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Solihull +14 20 - - 2
Birmingham -20 9 £50,000 - 3
Coventry -28 3 £47,500 -2.56%
Herefordshire +1 2 £42,500 -
Dudley - 2 £47,500 -
Walsall - 2 £47,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £38,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 45 (93.75%) XenApp
2 44 (91.67%) Citrix
3 41 (85.42%) VMware
4 39 (81.25%) Windows
5 38 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 25 (52.08%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (52.08%) SC Cleared
8 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 24 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (50.00%) CCA
9 23 (47.92%) AppSense
10 21 (43.75%) CCEE
11 20 (41.67%) CCIA
11 20 (41.67%) Fujitsu
12 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
13 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
14 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (22.92%) vSphere
15 11 (22.92%) ITIL
16 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
16 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
16 10 (20.83%) SCCM
16 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (16.67%) Dell
18 8 (16.67%) Lync
19 7 (14.58%) HP
20 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 6 (12.50%) Symantec

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Lync
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.33%) FTP
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) IPv4
5 1 (2.08%) IPsec
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Architect
2 21 (43.75%) Citrix Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) CGI
2 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (4.17%) Handset
2 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.42%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITSM
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) Business Development
4 4 (8.33%) Service Management
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Line Management
4 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.17%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.08%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 25 (52.08%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (52.08%) SC Cleared
3 24 (50.00%) CCA
4 21 (43.75%) CCEE
5 20 (41.67%) CCIA
6 4 (8.33%) MCSE
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) VCAP
8 1 (2.08%) VTSP
8 1 (2.08%) CCEA
8 1 (2.08%) VCP5
8 1 (2.08%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 45 (93.75%) XenApp
2 38 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.92%) vSphere
6 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
7 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
8 4 (8.33%) XenServer
9 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.17%) vCloud
10 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (8.33%) SCDPM
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Citrix
2 41 (85.42%) VMware
3 23 (47.92%) AppSense
4 20 (41.67%) Fujitsu
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) Dell
7 7 (14.58%) HP
8 6 (12.50%) Symantec
9 4 (8.33%) Computacenter
9 4 (8.33%) NetApp
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco
10 3 (6.25%) Avaya
11 1 (2.08%) EMC
11 1 (2.08%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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