Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 195 203
Rank change year-on-year +42 +8 -31
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 40 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.06% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 7.12% 1.86% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 3
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £22,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £44,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.87% -14.44% +12.50%

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 562 431 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.86% 11.07% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 386 352 419
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,625 £25,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Citrix
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 34 (85.00%) XenApp
4 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (82.50%) vSphere
4 33 (82.50%) Hyper-V
5 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
5 29 (72.50%) MS Exchange
6 25 (62.50%) SLA
7 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
7 23 (57.50%) Office 365
8 21 (52.50%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (47.50%) SQL
11 17 (42.50%) HP
11 17 (42.50%) Cisco
11 17 (42.50%) ITIL
11 17 (42.50%) SAN
11 17 (42.50%) NetApp
11 17 (42.50%) Firewall
11 17 (42.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (40.00%) Degree
12 16 (40.00%) Ivanti
12 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
13 15 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (37.50%) SCVMM
14 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering

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 29 (72.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Office 365
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Firewall
1 17 (42.50%) SAN
2 15 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (35.00%) NetScaler
4 11 (27.50%) VLAN
5 8 (20.00%) IPsec
5 8 (20.00%) IPv6
5 8 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (20.00%) VSAN
6 3 (7.50%) BGP
6 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) OSPF
6 3 (7.50%) RIP
6 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
6 3 (7.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 12 (30.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 12 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
1 12 (30.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 11 (27.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (35.00%) Public Cloud
4 8 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 8 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (35.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (27.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.50%) Presales
8 2 (5.00%) Business Development
8 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.50%) Application Virtualisation
9 1 (2.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 14 (35.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (62.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (85.00%) XenApp
2 33 (82.50%) Hyper-V
2 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (82.50%) vSphere
3 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (42.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 8 (20.00%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCVMM
2 14 (35.00%) vCenter Server
2 14 (35.00%) vMotion
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (7.50%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Citrix
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) HP
3 17 (42.50%) NetApp
4 16 (40.00%) Ivanti
5 14 (35.00%) Dell
6 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
6 8 (20.00%) SonicWALL
7 5 (12.50%) Veeam
8 3 (7.50%) Polycom
9 1 (2.50%) Meraki
9 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec