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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 115 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 8 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.89% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 6.84% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 25
Average salary £30,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,750 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
190 263 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.65% 13.04% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 165 245 147
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 28 July 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 15 (75.00%) XenApp
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) SAN
5 11 (55.00%) HP
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (50.00%) Firewall
7 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (40.00%) MCITP
8 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (40.00%) CCEE
8 8 (40.00%) CCIA
8 8 (40.00%) vSphere
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
11 5 (25.00%) WSUS
11 5 (25.00%) IPsec
11 5 (25.00%) Finance
11 5 (25.00%) Replication
11 5 (25.00%) Clustering
11 5 (25.00%) Shell Script

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) IPsec
3 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (25.00%) FTP
3 5 (25.00%) HTTP
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (10.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCITP
2 8 (40.00%) CCEE
2 8 (40.00%) CCIA
3 5 (25.00%) CCAA
4 4 (20.00%) CCEA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) VCDX
6 2 (10.00%) NCDA
6 2 (10.00%) NCIE
6 2 (10.00%) VCAP
6 2 (10.00%) MCTS
6 2 (10.00%) HP AIS
6 2 (10.00%) HP ASE
6 2 (10.00%) HP MASE
7 1 (5.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 15 (75.00%) XenApp
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (40.00%) vSphere
5 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (10.00%) vCloud
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) WatchGuard
6 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (15.00%) Veeam
7 2 (10.00%) EMC