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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 123 113 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 4 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.18% 0.84% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 6.14% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 18
Average salary £30,000 £48,750 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +0.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
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
195 293 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.98% 13.67% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 166 271 125
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) XenApp
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
8 4 (28.57%) CCEE
8 4 (28.57%) vSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 4 (28.57%) Apache
8 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
8 4 (28.57%) FTP
8 4 (28.57%) HTTP
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) VPN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCEE
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) CCAA
4 3 (21.43%) CCIA
5 2 (14.29%) CCEA
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) CCA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) XenApp
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) WatchGuard
6 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (7.14%) Veeam