Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 185 184
Rank change year-on-year +48 -1 -14
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 61 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.59% 0.053% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 10.57% 0.54% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 26
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,500 £43,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 577 370 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.03% 9.83% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 371 292 453
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,303 £23,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +9.71%

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
1 61 (100.00%) Citrix
2 58 (95.08%) VMware
3 57 (93.44%) Windows Server
4 53 (86.89%) XenApp
5 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
6 46 (75.41%) Hyper-V
6 46 (75.41%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (73.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (72.13%) SLA
8 44 (72.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (70.49%) vSphere
10 42 (68.85%) MS Exchange
11 38 (62.30%) Data Centre
12 37 (60.66%) NetScaler
12 37 (60.66%) Degree
13 36 (59.02%) Self-Motivation
14 35 (57.38%) SCVMM
15 33 (54.10%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (52.46%) Ivanti
17 31 (50.82%) Software Engineering
17 31 (50.82%) Service Delivery
17 31 (50.82%) ITIL
17 31 (50.82%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (50.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (50.82%) Root Cause Analysis
17 31 (50.82%) Computer Science
17 31 (50.82%) vMotion
17 31 (50.82%) Public Cloud
17 31 (50.82%) vCenter Server

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 42 (68.85%) MS Exchange
2 33 (54.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.70%) Office 365
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) NetScaler
2 9 (14.75%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (14.75%) SAN
3 5 (8.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 23 (37.70%) Citrix Specialist
2 23 (37.70%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 23 (37.70%) Technical Specialist
2 23 (37.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Support
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Mobility Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (62.30%) Data Centre
2 36 (59.02%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (50.82%) Computer Science
3 31 (50.82%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (93.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.03%) Windows 10
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Continuous Improvement
1 31 (50.82%) ITIL
1 31 (50.82%) Root Cause Analysis
1 31 (50.82%) Service Delivery
1 31 (50.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.39%) Application Packaging
3 7 (11.48%) Presales
3 7 (11.48%) Project Management
4 6 (9.84%) Business Development
4 6 (9.84%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
4 6 (9.84%) Line Management
4 6 (9.84%) Time Management
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (6.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Degree
2 31 (50.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 31 (50.82%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (72.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (86.89%) XenApp
2 46 (75.41%) Hyper-V
2 46 (75.41%) VMware ESXi
3 45 (73.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 44 (72.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (70.49%) vSphere
6 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
7 4 (6.56%) BitLocker
7 4 (6.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (57.38%) SCVMM
2 31 (50.82%) vCenter Server
2 31 (50.82%) vMotion
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (16.39%) SCOrch
4 6 (9.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (6.56%) AirWatch
5 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.56%) SCDPM
5 4 (6.56%) SCSM
6 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.28%) SCCM
8 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Citrix
2 58 (95.08%) VMware
3 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
4 32 (52.46%) Ivanti
5 8 (13.11%) HP
5 8 (13.11%) NetApp
5 8 (13.11%) Veeam
6 5 (8.20%) Apple
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco
6 5 (8.20%) Dell
6 5 (8.20%) NVIDIA
7 4 (6.56%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.64%) Meraki
9 1 (1.64%) Symantec