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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 126 111 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 8 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 5.65% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Average salary £55,250 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.45% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £39,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £56,500 £58,500
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
220 283 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.48% 13.17% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 178 260 137
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) XenDesktop
4 11 (78.57%) XenApp
5 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 10 (71.43%) Cisco
5 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (64.29%) SAN
7 8 (57.14%) Firewall
7 8 (57.14%) vSphere
8 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (42.86%) CCEE
10 5 (35.71%) HP
10 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
10 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 4 (28.57%) MCSE
11 4 (28.57%) CRM
11 4 (28.57%) CCEA
11 4 (28.57%) CCA
11 4 (28.57%) NetApp
11 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (28.57%) CCIA
11 4 (28.57%) NetScaler

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (42.86%) CCEE
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (28.57%) CCEA
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) CCA
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCIA
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) CCAA
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 11 (78.57%) XenApp
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) XenMobile
2 3 (21.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) WatchGuard
6 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) Open-E
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