The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 131 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 1 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.37% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 3.80% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 23
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
XenServer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
184 184 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.27% 9.82% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 162 174 215
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XenServer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region.

XenServer Salary Trend in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Novell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VCDX
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (25.00%) Novell
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam