Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 183 204
Rank change year-on-year +37 +21 -30
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 36 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.02% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 6.50% 3.08% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 12
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £37,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.45% -24.50% +20.48%
10th Percentile £46,250 £22,500 £36,625
90th Percentile £58,250 £43,875 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +32.45% -24.50% +20.48%

XenDesktop is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 554 454 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.75% 11.92% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 377 371 395
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -5.19%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £22,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -2.10%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Birmingham.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in Birmingham

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Birmingham over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 36 (100.00%) Citrix
2 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 34 (94.44%) XenApp
3 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
4 32 (88.89%) Windows
5 28 (77.78%) Hyper-V
6 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
7 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (61.11%) HP
8 22 (61.11%) Cisco
9 21 (58.33%) Office 365
9 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
10 20 (55.56%) NetApp
10 20 (55.56%) VLAN
10 20 (55.56%) Firewall
11 19 (52.78%) SAN
11 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (52.78%) MCSE
12 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (47.22%) Server Virtualisation
14 15 (41.67%) vSphere
15 13 (36.11%) Project Management
16 12 (33.33%) OSPF
16 12 (33.33%) BGP
16 12 (33.33%) LAN
16 12 (33.33%) WAN
16 12 (33.33%) SQL
16 12 (33.33%) VPN
17 11 (30.56%) Dell
17 11 (30.56%) ITIL

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
1 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) Office 365
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Firewall
1 20 (55.56%) VLAN
2 19 (52.78%) SAN
3 12 (33.33%) BGP
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
3 12 (33.33%) OSPF
3 12 (33.33%) VPN
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
4 11 (30.56%) RIP
4 11 (30.56%) Skype
5 10 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (27.78%) Wireless
6 9 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (25.00%) IPsec
6 9 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (22.22%) IPv6
7 8 (22.22%) VSAN
8 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Implementation Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 8 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (22.22%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Server Virtualisation
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL
3 11 (30.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 10 (27.78%) Presales
5 8 (22.22%) Application Packaging
5 8 (22.22%) Business Development
5 8 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (22.22%) Line Management
5 8 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.78%) Change Management
9 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) MCSE
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.11%) CCA
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) GDPR
3 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (94.44%) XenApp
2 28 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
4 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (41.67%) vSphere
6 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (22.22%) Terminal Services
7 8 (22.22%) VMware NSX
8 5 (13.89%) XenServer
9 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
1 8 (22.22%) SCOrch
2 4 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Citrix
2 34 (94.44%) VMware
3 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (61.11%) Cisco
4 22 (61.11%) HP
5 20 (55.56%) NetApp
6 11 (30.56%) Dell
7 9 (25.00%) Polycom
8 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 8 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
8 8 (22.22%) Ivanti
8 8 (22.22%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.56%) Huawei
9 2 (5.56%) Meraki
10 1 (2.78%) Aruba
10 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.78%) Juniper
10 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (2.78%) Veeam