Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 304 303
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -95
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 24 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 2.53% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 45
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% +8.43% -33.60%
10th Percentile £26,700 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £48,813 £65,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% -5.56%

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 1155 1304 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.44% 11.53% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 917 998 862
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,150 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +22 11 £37,750 -5.63% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +8 3 £42,000 -11.58%
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Coventry +3 1 £30,000 -53.85%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 24 (100.00%) XenApp
2 22 (91.67%) Citrix
2 22 (91.67%) VMware
3 21 (87.50%) Windows
4 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 10 (41.67%) Office 365
7 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) Skype
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
10 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) MCSE
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (16.67%) HP
12 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 4 (16.67%) LAN
12 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
12 4 (16.67%) Apple
12 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
12 4 (16.67%) SAN

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 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (29.17%) Skype
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 3 (12.50%) OSPF
5 3 (12.50%) RIP
5 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Runbook
6 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (16.67%) vSphere
7 3 (12.50%) BitLocker
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.17%) SCSM
3 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Citrix
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) Wyse
4 3 (12.50%) Acronis
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 3 (12.50%) Polycom
4 3 (12.50%) Veeam
5 2 (8.33%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Becrypt
5 2 (8.33%) Cognos
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec