Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 270 302
Rank change year-on-year +72 +32 +15
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 75 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 6.24% 2.71% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 62 19 22
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +29.87% -14.44%
10th Percentile £19,500 £37,500 £28,650
90th Percentile £61,825 £53,250 £45,625
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +8.75%

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 1,202 1,179 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.48% 13.70% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 863 922
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,800 £22,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,536 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +31 32 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Staffordshire - 26 £32,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 4 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 - 2
Dudley - 2 £25,500 -
Solihull - 1 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 75 (100.00%) Citrix
2 67 (89.33%) Microsoft
3 66 (88.00%) Windows
4 58 (77.33%) XenApp
5 49 (65.33%) VMware
6 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
6 44 (58.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (48.00%) Office 365
7 36 (48.00%) DHCP
8 35 (46.67%) DNS
9 34 (45.33%) Windows Server
10 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
11 25 (33.33%) ITIL
12 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
12 24 (32.00%) Firewall
12 24 (32.00%) PowerShell
12 24 (32.00%) Veeam
13 23 (30.67%) WAN
14 22 (29.33%) TCP/IP
14 22 (29.33%) Cisco
14 22 (29.33%) Symantec
14 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (26.67%) LAN
17 19 (25.33%) Project Management
17 19 (25.33%) SAN
18 18 (24.00%) Finance
18 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (24.00%) Virtual Servers

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 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 36 (48.00%) Office 365
2 16 (21.33%) Azure
3 7 (9.33%) AWS
4 3 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.00%) Azure Functions
4 3 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 3 (4.00%) PaaS
4 3 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) DHCP
2 35 (46.67%) DNS
3 24 (32.00%) Firewall
4 23 (30.67%) WAN
5 22 (29.33%) TCP/IP
6 20 (26.67%) LAN
7 19 (25.33%) SAN
8 16 (21.33%) VPN
9 11 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (13.33%) Skype
10 10 (13.33%) VLAN
11 9 (12.00%) MPLS
12 8 (10.67%) BGP
12 8 (10.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (10.67%) IPsec
12 8 (10.67%) Network Security
12 8 (10.67%) OSPF
12 8 (10.67%) VRRP
12 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (10.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Network Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix Expert
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) IT Support
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) JSON
1 3 (4.00%) SAML
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (88.00%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
6 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
7 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Project Management
3 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
4 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.00%) Project Delivery
5 9 (12.00%) Service Management
6 8 (10.67%) DNA
6 8 (10.67%) Line Management
6 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (9.33%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (9.33%) Information Security
7 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (8.00%) Presales
9 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.67%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) CCDA
1 8 (10.67%) CCNA
1 8 (10.67%) CCNP
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.33%) CCA
2 7 (9.33%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) MCP
4 2 (2.67%) MCSA
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (77.33%) XenApp
2 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 44 (58.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
4 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 18 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.00%) vSphere
7 5 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (4.00%) Docker
8 3 (4.00%) NFS
8 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.00%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) SCCM
4 3 (4.00%) Terraform
5 2 (2.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Citrix
2 67 (89.33%) Microsoft
3 49 (65.33%) VMware
4 24 (32.00%) Veeam
5 22 (29.33%) Cisco
5 22 (29.33%) Symantec
6 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
7 9 (12.00%) Ivanti
8 8 (10.67%) Forcepoint
8 8 (10.67%) Huawei
8 8 (10.67%) NetApp
9 7 (9.33%) HP
10 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.33%) Qualys
12 3 (4.00%) arcserve
12 3 (4.00%) CommVault
12 3 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (4.00%) Oracle
13 2 (2.67%) WatchGuard
13 2 (2.67%) Zerto