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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 118 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 1.10% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 8.84% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 23
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
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
219 181 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.15% 12.39% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 191 158 198
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) XenApp
2 13 (92.86%) vSphere
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
8 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (42.86%) Cisco
9 6 (42.86%) CCA
9 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (42.86%) CCEE
9 6 (42.86%) CCIA
9 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
9 6 (42.86%) XenMobile
10 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
10 5 (35.71%) CCEA
10 5 (35.71%) CRM
11 4 (28.57%) Wireless
11 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
11 4 (28.57%) MCSE
11 4 (28.57%) MCSA
11 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (28.57%) SAN
11 4 (28.57%) NetApp
11 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (28.57%) Lync
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCA
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (42.86%) CCEE
1 6 (42.86%) CCIA
2 5 (35.71%) CCEA
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) VCDX
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) XenApp
1 13 (92.86%) vSphere
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 4 (28.57%) Open-E
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Novell
6 1 (7.14%) AppSense
6 1 (7.14%) Computacenter