Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 218 221
Rank change year-on-year +67 +3 +79
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 56 61 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.79% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 7.32% 4.65% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 50
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £20,225 £26,475 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

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 765 1,312 1,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.03% 16.95% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 621 1,014 966
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XenDesktop in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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
Solihull +30 26 £42,500 -34.62% 2
Staffordshire +19 19 £37,500 -0.66%
Birmingham +26 9 £50,000 +53.85%
Warwickshire +20 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Dudley - 1 £28,500 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 56 (100.00%) Citrix
2 55 (98.21%) XenApp
3 53 (94.64%) Microsoft
3 53 (94.64%) Windows
4 50 (89.29%) Windows Server
5 44 (78.57%) Office 365
6 42 (75.00%) Hyper-V
6 42 (75.00%) VMware
7 39 (69.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (58.93%) Azure
8 33 (58.93%) MS Exchange
9 32 (57.14%) Veeam
9 32 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 32 (57.14%) PowerShell
10 30 (53.57%) Backup Exec
11 28 (50.00%) Firewall
12 26 (46.43%) Change Management
13 24 (42.86%) Problem Management
14 23 (41.07%) VPN
15 22 (39.29%) NFS
15 22 (39.29%) Sophos
15 22 (39.29%) BS25999
15 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 22 (39.29%) iSCSI
15 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 22 (39.29%) Process Improvement
15 22 (39.29%) Enterprise Storage
15 22 (39.29%) Line Management
15 22 (39.29%) BitLocker
15 22 (39.29%) Problem-Solving

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 33 (58.93%) MS Exchange
2 32 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (78.57%) Office 365
2 33 (58.93%) Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 23 (41.07%) VPN
3 22 (39.29%) iSCSI
4 9 (16.07%) Skype
5 6 (10.71%) DHCP
5 6 (10.71%) LAN
5 6 (10.71%) NetScaler
6 5 (8.93%) DNS
6 5 (8.93%) SAN
6 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.93%) WAN
7 3 (5.36%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (3.57%) VSAN
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (5.36%) Back Office
1 3 (5.36%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
1 24 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
1 24 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix Support
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) COM
1 2 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 20 (35.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 53 (94.64%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Change Management
2 24 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 22 (39.29%) Line Management
3 22 (39.29%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (39.29%) Process Improvement
3 22 (39.29%) Server Management
4 18 (32.14%) Commercial Awareness
4 18 (32.14%) Decision-Making
4 18 (32.14%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.14%) Preventative Maintenance
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (5.36%) Coaching
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (5.36%) Server Building
7 3 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) BS25999
1 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 55 (98.21%) XenApp
2 42 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 39 (69.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (39.29%) BitLocker
4 22 (39.29%) NFS
5 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (7.14%) vSphere
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (3.57%) vCloud
8 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
8 2 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (53.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.57%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Citrix
2 53 (94.64%) Microsoft
3 42 (75.00%) VMware
4 32 (57.14%) Veeam
5 22 (39.29%) Sophos
6 12 (21.43%) Symantec
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco
8 7 (12.50%) Dell
8 7 (12.50%) HP
8 7 (12.50%) NetApp
9 5 (8.93%) EqualLogic
9 5 (8.93%) Ivanti
10 4 (7.14%) Acronis
11 3 (5.36%) Juniper
11 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
12 2 (3.57%) EMC
12 2 (3.57%) F5
12 2 (3.57%) Zerto
13 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard