The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 99 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 13 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 1.74% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 6.81% 11.58% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £33,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
191 259 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.65% 15.04% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 180 210 124
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XenServer
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (95.65%) XenDesktop
3 21 (91.30%) XenApp
3 21 (91.30%) Citrix
4 15 (65.22%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (65.22%) vSphere
4 15 (65.22%) CCIA
5 14 (60.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (56.52%) CCEE
7 12 (52.17%) HP
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (47.83%) MCITP
8 11 (47.83%) NetScaler
9 9 (39.13%) Veeam
9 9 (39.13%) CCEA
9 9 (39.13%) IBM
10 8 (34.78%) Windows
10 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
10 8 (34.78%) CCAA
11 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
12 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco
12 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 5 (21.74%) SAN
12 5 (21.74%) VCAP
13 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
13 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (13.04%) MCTS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) NetScaler
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.70%) FTP
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Consultant
2 16 (69.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
1 2 (8.70%) Celerra
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) CLARiiON
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Citrix Certification
1 15 (65.22%) CCIA
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (56.52%) CCEE
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (47.83%) MCITP
5 9 (39.13%) CCEA
6 8 (34.78%) CCAA
7 5 (21.74%) VCAP
8 3 (13.04%) MCTS
8 3 (13.04%) CCA
8 3 (13.04%) NCDA
8 3 (13.04%) NCIE
9 2 (8.70%) VCDX
9 2 (8.70%) HP AIS
9 2 (8.70%) HP ASE
9 2 (8.70%) HP MASE
10 1 (4.35%) Degree
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (4.35%) CCIE
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (95.65%) XenDesktop
3 21 (91.30%) XenApp
4 15 (65.22%) vSphere
5 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (13.04%) vCloud
9 1 (4.35%) NFS
9 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Citrix
3 12 (52.17%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) Veeam
4 9 (39.13%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) AppSense
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle