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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 156 136 179
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 45 68 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.34% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 9.18% 10.66% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
490 638 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.88% 12.53% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 432 538 298
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +26 20 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Birmingham -21 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Herefordshire +1 7 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Solihull -2 5 - -
Warwickshire +14 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Staffordshire -6 1 £42,500 +70.00%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 62 (96.88%) Citrix
2 58 (90.63%) XenApp
3 43 (67.19%) VMware
4 42 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (54.69%) Windows
6 27 (42.19%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (39.06%) CCEE
7 25 (39.06%) CCIA
8 24 (37.50%) XenServer
8 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 24 (37.50%) HP
8 24 (37.50%) Cisco
9 21 (32.81%) vSphere
9 21 (32.81%) NetScaler
10 20 (31.25%) SCCM
10 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 20 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (28.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (28.13%) NetApp
12 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
12 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
13 16 (25.00%) SAN
14 15 (23.44%) AppSense
14 15 (23.44%) MCITP
15 14 (21.88%) CCEA
16 13 (20.31%) CCA
16 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
16 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.38%) Lync
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) NetScaler
2 16 (25.00%) SAN
3 12 (18.75%) Firewall
4 9 (14.06%) DNS
5 8 (12.50%) VPN
5 8 (12.50%) WAN
5 8 (12.50%) DHCP
5 8 (12.50%) LAN
6 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.38%) VoIP
8 5 (7.81%) Unified Communications
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (7.81%) Wireless
8 5 (7.81%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.69%) VLAN
9 3 (4.69%) IPsec
9 3 (4.69%) MPLS
10 2 (3.13%) FTP
10 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Consultant
2 20 (31.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 14 (21.88%) Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix Architect
7 5 (7.81%) VMware Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) VMware Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Network Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Support Manager
10 2 (3.13%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) COM
2 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Replication
2 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Celerra
3 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (54.69%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.69%) Network Management
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) High Availability
7 1 (1.56%) Time Management
7 1 (1.56%) Email Management
7 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (39.06%) CCEE
2 25 (39.06%) CCIA
3 20 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (23.44%) MCITP
6 14 (21.88%) CCEA
7 13 (20.31%) CCA
8 9 (14.06%) VCAP
8 9 (14.06%) CCAA
9 6 (9.38%) MCSE
9 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.81%) NCDA
10 5 (7.81%) NCIE
11 4 (6.25%) VCDX
12 3 (4.69%) MCTS
12 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (3.13%) CCNA
13 2 (3.13%) HP AIS
13 2 (3.13%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) COBIT
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (90.63%) XenApp
2 42 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (37.50%) XenServer
3 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 21 (32.81%) vSphere
5 18 (28.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
7 6 (9.38%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (9.38%) UAG
8 5 (7.81%) IAG
8 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
9 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
10 3 (4.69%) vCloud
11 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) SCCM
2 10 (15.63%) SCOM
3 7 (10.94%) WSUS
4 5 (7.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (7.81%) Cacti
5 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.25%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.69%) AppDNA
6 3 (4.69%) SCDPM
6 3 (4.69%) XenMobile
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 62 (96.88%) Citrix
2 43 (67.19%) VMware
3 24 (37.50%) HP
3 24 (37.50%) Cisco
4 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (28.13%) NetApp
6 15 (23.44%) AppSense
7 11 (17.19%) IBM
8 9 (14.06%) Symantec
9 8 (12.50%) Veeam
9 8 (12.50%) EMC
10 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
11 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
11 5 (7.81%) Fujitsu
12 3 (4.69%) Kaspersky
12 3 (4.69%) Dell
12 3 (4.69%) Juniper
13 2 (3.13%) Remedy
14 1 (1.56%) DataCore
14 1 (1.56%) FalconStor
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