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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 213 190
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23  
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 4 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 4.28% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 13
Median salary £34,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.62% +0.62%  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 462 654 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.64% 10.58% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 386 515 460
Median salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 3 £33,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (95.45%) Citrix
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (81.82%) XenApp
4 15 (68.18%) VMware
5 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
6 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 10 (45.45%) NetApp
8 10 (45.45%) Firewall
9 9 (40.91%) HP
9 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
10 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 8 (36.36%) Dell
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco
11 6 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (27.27%) XenServer
11 6 (27.27%) VLAN
12 5 (22.73%) SAN
12 5 (22.73%) DHCP
12 5 (22.73%) DNS
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
13 4 (18.18%) SQL
13 4 (18.18%) MCSE
13 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
13 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage

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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (13.64%) IPv4
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.64%) OSPF
4 3 (13.64%) RIP
4 3 (13.64%) Skype
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) IPsec
5 2 (9.09%) IPv6
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) IT Support
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (13.64%) Regulatory Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (13.64%) Statistics
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
2 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (4.55%) Line Management
2 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) BS25999
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) XenApp
2 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) XenServer
5 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
6 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
1 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 10 (45.45%) NetApp
5 9 (40.91%) HP
6 8 (36.36%) Dell
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
9 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
9 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
10 1 (4.55%) Polycom
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