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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 125 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 2 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.100% 0.49% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 3.86% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 16
Average salary £33,750 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £49,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
235 233 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.74% 12.80% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 213 201 171
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 29 December 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) vSphere
4 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
7 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
7 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
8 6 (46.15%) Cisco
8 6 (46.15%) CCA
8 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (46.15%) CCEE
8 6 (46.15%) CCIA
8 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
8 6 (46.15%) XenMobile
9 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (38.46%) SAN
9 5 (38.46%) NetApp
9 5 (38.46%) CCEA
9 5 (38.46%) MCSE
9 5 (38.46%) CRM
10 4 (30.77%) MCSA
10 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (30.77%) Windows XP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCA
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (46.15%) CCEE
1 6 (46.15%) CCIA
2 5 (38.46%) CCEA
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (84.62%) vSphere
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Open-E
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) AppSense
7 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL