Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 310 308
Rank change year-on-year +97 -2 -63
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 90 13 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.72% 1.27% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 44
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £19,950 £30,150
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,313 £67,625
England median annual salary £44,250 £44,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.57% +1.73% +1.76%

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 1,339 1,022 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.05% 10.41% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 959 842 1,061
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +9.23%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,950 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +48 61 £40,000 - 2
Coventry +9 16 £50,000 +25.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £31,500 -
Shropshire +21 5 - -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 90 (100.00%) Windows
1 90 (100.00%) Citrix
2 81 (90.00%) VMware
3 77 (85.56%) XenApp
4 76 (84.44%) Microsoft
5 70 (77.78%) Windows Server
6 67 (74.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (73.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 55 (61.11%) Active Directory
9 53 (58.89%) Hyper-V
10 50 (55.56%) SCVMM
11 48 (53.33%) MS Exchange
12 46 (51.11%) Service Delivery
12 46 (51.11%) VMware ESXi
13 45 (50.00%) Office 365
14 44 (48.89%) SLA
15 43 (47.78%) vSphere
16 42 (46.67%) NetScaler
17 38 (42.22%) Data Centre
17 38 (42.22%) ITIL
18 37 (41.11%) Degree
19 36 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
20 34 (37.78%) Windows 10
21 33 (36.67%) Ivanti
21 33 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
22 31 (34.44%) Continuous Improvement
22 31 (34.44%) Root Cause Analysis
22 31 (34.44%) Computer Science
22 31 (34.44%) Public Cloud
22 31 (34.44%) vMotion

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 48 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 33 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (50.00%) Office 365
2 26 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (21.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.67%) NetScaler
2 24 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (10.00%) SAN
4 5 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 23 (25.56%) Citrix Specialist
2 23 (25.56%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 23 (25.56%) Technical Specialist
2 23 (25.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 21 (23.33%) Consultant
4 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.78%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Mobility Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 36 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (34.44%) Computer Science
3 31 (34.44%) Public Cloud
4 19 (21.11%) User Experience
5 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.67%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 34 (37.78%) Windows 10
4 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Service Delivery
2 38 (42.22%) ITIL
3 31 (34.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 31 (34.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
4 23 (25.56%) Presales
5 22 (24.44%) Customer Requirements
5 22 (24.44%) Data Protection
6 20 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 19 (21.11%) Application Virtualisation
7 19 (21.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 19 (21.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 15 (16.67%) Product Management
9 10 (11.11%) Application Packaging
10 7 (7.78%) Project Management
11 6 (6.67%) Business Development
11 6 (6.67%) Line Management
11 6 (6.67%) Time Management
12 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) Degree
2 31 (34.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 31 (34.44%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (11.11%) MCSE
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (48.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 77 (85.56%) XenApp
2 67 (74.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (73.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 55 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 53 (58.89%) Hyper-V
6 46 (51.11%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (47.78%) vSphere
8 19 (21.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (21.11%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (7.78%) VirtualBox
10 5 (5.56%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (55.56%) SCVMM
2 31 (34.44%) vCenter Server
2 31 (34.44%) vMotion
3 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (27.78%) SCOrch
4 19 (21.11%) SCDPM
4 19 (21.11%) SCSM
5 15 (16.67%) SCCM
6 6 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (4.44%) AirWatch
7 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
8 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.11%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.11%) SCOM
9 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) Citrix
2 81 (90.00%) VMware
3 76 (84.44%) Microsoft
4 33 (36.67%) Ivanti
5 8 (8.89%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) NetApp
5 8 (8.89%) Veeam
6 5 (5.56%) Apple
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco
6 5 (5.56%) Dell
6 5 (5.56%) NVIDIA
7 4 (4.44%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.33%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) Meraki