Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 312 307
Rank change year-on-year +73 -5 -53
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 59 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 1.82% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 37
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,043 1,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.32% 10.43% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 872 869 1,072
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £58,750
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +46 46 £40,000 +3.90% 3
Coventry +14 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £31,500 -
Shropshire +16 2 - -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
1 59 (100.00%) Citrix
2 57 (96.61%) VMware
3 51 (86.44%) XenApp
4 48 (81.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (79.66%) Windows Server
6 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
7 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
8 37 (62.71%) vSphere
9 36 (61.02%) Office 365
10 35 (59.32%) MS Exchange
11 34 (57.63%) Hyper-V
12 33 (55.93%) Microsoft App-V
13 31 (52.54%) SLA
14 30 (50.85%) SCVMM
15 28 (47.46%) VMware ESXi
16 26 (44.07%) Service Delivery
17 25 (42.37%) SQL
18 24 (40.68%) Remote Desktop
18 24 (40.68%) Self-Motivation
19 21 (35.59%) ITIL
20 20 (33.90%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (33.90%) NetScaler
20 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
21 19 (32.20%) Degree
21 19 (32.20%) Ivanti
22 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
22 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering

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 35 (59.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (33.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (61.02%) Office 365
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (20.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Remote Desktop
2 20 (33.90%) NetScaler
3 13 (22.03%) SAN
4 12 (20.34%) Firewall
5 6 (10.17%) IPsec
5 6 (10.17%) IPv6
5 6 (10.17%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (10.17%) VLAN
5 6 (10.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 16 (27.12%) Citrix Specialist
2 16 (27.12%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 16 (27.12%) Technical Specialist
2 16 (27.12%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 13 (22.03%) Consultant
4 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Implementation Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Mobility Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Security Consultant
10 3 (5.08%) IT Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Citrix Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
3 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
3 18 (30.51%) Public Cloud
4 12 (20.34%) User Experience
5 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
5 6 (10.17%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
6 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
7 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) Windows Server
3 17 (28.81%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Service Delivery
2 21 (35.59%) ITIL
3 20 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (30.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
5 14 (23.73%) Data Protection
6 12 (20.34%) Application Virtualisation
6 12 (20.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 12 (20.34%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (20.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 10 (16.95%) Presales
8 9 (15.25%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (13.56%) Product Management
10 6 (10.17%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.47%) Application Packaging
12 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (3.39%) Project Management
14 1 (1.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
2 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Degree
2 18 (30.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (10.17%) MCSE
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (52.54%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (86.44%) XenApp
2 48 (81.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
4 37 (62.71%) vSphere
5 34 (57.63%) Hyper-V
6 33 (55.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (47.46%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (20.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (20.34%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (10.17%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (10.17%) Terminal Services
9 6 (10.17%) VMware NSX
10 4 (6.78%) BitLocker
11 3 (5.08%) VirtualBox
12 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) SCVMM
2 18 (30.51%) vCenter Server
2 18 (30.51%) vMotion
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (22.03%) SCOrch
4 12 (20.34%) SCDPM
4 12 (20.34%) SCSM
5 9 (15.25%) SCCM
6 4 (6.78%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Citrix
2 57 (96.61%) VMware
3 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (32.20%) Ivanti
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco
5 12 (20.34%) Dell
5 12 (20.34%) HP
5 12 (20.34%) NetApp
6 8 (13.56%) Veeam
7 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.17%) Dell Compellent
7 6 (10.17%) SonicWALL
8 4 (6.78%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.69%) Meraki
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec