Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenDesktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 299 312
Rank change year-on-year +31 +13 -33
Permanent jobs citing XenDesktop 32 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.71% 2.22% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 28
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £45,625 £66,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +8.75% -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 1,179 1,124 1,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.70% 11.34% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 863 922 1,079
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,536 £56,250 £56,250
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +37 32 £50,000 +27.39% 4
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (93.75%) Hyper-V
3 29 (90.63%) Windows Server
4 26 (81.25%) XenApp
4 26 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
6 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
6 24 (75.00%) vSphere
7 20 (62.50%) Office 365
7 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
8 17 (53.13%) HP
8 17 (53.13%) Cisco
8 17 (53.13%) SAN
8 17 (53.13%) NetApp
8 17 (53.13%) Firewall
9 16 (50.00%) SLA
10 15 (46.88%) SQL
10 15 (46.88%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (43.75%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
11 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
11 14 (43.75%) Dell
11 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (40.63%) Degree
12 13 (40.63%) Ivanti
12 13 (40.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure

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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (62.50%) Office 365
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
1 17 (53.13%) SAN
2 14 (43.75%) Remote Desktop
3 11 (34.38%) VLAN
4 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
5 8 (25.00%) IPsec
5 8 (25.00%) IPv6
5 8 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (25.00%) VSAN
6 3 (9.38%) BGP
6 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) OSPF
6 3 (9.38%) RIP
6 3 (9.38%) Skype
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Implementation Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (21.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 9 (28.13%) Public Cloud
4 8 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 8 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Presales
6 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 4 (12.50%) Business Development
6 4 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (12.50%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (21.88%) MCSE
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Hyper-V
2 26 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (81.25%) XenApp
3 24 (75.00%) vSphere
4 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 8 (25.00%) VMware NSX
8 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCVMM
1 9 (28.13%) vCenter Server
1 9 (28.13%) vMotion
2 4 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco
3 17 (53.13%) HP
3 17 (53.13%) NetApp
4 14 (43.75%) Dell
5 13 (40.63%) Ivanti
6 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
6 8 (25.00%) SonicWALL
7 3 (9.38%) Polycom
8 1 (3.13%) Meraki
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam