Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 292 295
Rank change year-on-year +48 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 44 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 2.39% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 29
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.45% -24.50% +20.48%
10th Percentile £37,050 £27,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +13.92% -7.06%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,209 1,172 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.67% 11.73% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 872 913 963
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -2.10%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for XenDesktop in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +35 39 £50,000 +32.45%
Staffordshire +26 2 £37,250 -32.27%
Coventry +18 2 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Warwickshire +32 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £65,000 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 44 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) VMware
2 40 (90.91%) XenApp
3 31 (70.45%) Hyper-V
4 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
5 25 (56.82%) Cisco
5 25 (56.82%) Office 365
6 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
7 23 (52.27%) Firewall
7 23 (52.27%) HP
8 21 (47.73%) NetApp
9 20 (45.45%) SAN
9 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (45.45%) VLAN
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (43.18%) MCSE
11 18 (40.91%) vSphere
12 17 (38.64%) Server Virtualisation
13 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
13 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
13 14 (31.82%) ITIL
13 14 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (29.55%) Project Management
14 13 (29.55%) SQL
14 13 (29.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 13 (29.55%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (29.55%) Skype

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Office 365
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) SAN
2 20 (45.45%) VLAN
3 13 (29.55%) Remote Desktop
3 13 (29.55%) Skype
4 12 (27.27%) BGP
4 12 (27.27%) LAN
4 12 (27.27%) OSPF
4 12 (27.27%) VPN
4 12 (27.27%) WAN
5 11 (25.00%) RIP
6 10 (22.73%) Wireless
7 9 (20.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (20.45%) IPsec
7 9 (20.45%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (18.18%) IPv6
8 8 (18.18%) VSAN
9 6 (13.64%) NetScaler
10 2 (4.55%) DNS
10 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Architect
1 10 (22.73%) Implementation Engineer
1 10 (22.73%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Network Systems Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 8 (18.18%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (18.18%) Thin Client
4 5 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Server Virtualisation
2 14 (31.82%) ITIL
3 13 (29.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 13 (29.55%) Project Management
4 12 (27.27%) Presales
5 10 (22.73%) Application Packaging
5 10 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (18.18%) Business Development
6 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 8 (18.18%) Line Management
6 8 (18.18%) Time Management
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) MCSE
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.09%) CCA
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) GDPR
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 40 (90.91%) XenApp
2 31 (70.45%) Hyper-V
3 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
3 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (40.91%) vSphere
5 14 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (18.18%) Terminal Services
7 8 (18.18%) VMware NSX
8 5 (11.36%) XenServer
9 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
10 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 10 (22.73%) SCOrch
3 9 (20.45%) SCCM
4 8 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SCVMM
5 4 (9.09%) XenMobile
6 2 (4.55%) AirWatch
6 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.55%) SCSM
6 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
6 2 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (90.91%) VMware
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco
4 23 (52.27%) HP
5 21 (47.73%) NetApp
6 12 (27.27%) Dell
7 10 (22.73%) Ivanti
8 9 (20.45%) Polycom
9 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 8 (18.18%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (18.18%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.55%) Huawei
10 2 (4.55%) Meraki
10 2 (4.55%) MobileIron
11 1 (2.27%) Aruba
11 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
11 1 (2.27%) Juniper
11 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.27%) Veeam