The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 126 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 2.42% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
XenServer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
220 124 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.28% 7.81% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 91 160
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XenServer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Cheshire region.

XenServer Salary Trend in Cheshire

XenServer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -17 2 £30,000 -18.91%
XenServer
North West

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) VCAP
5 1 (20.00%) CCEE

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (20.00%) VCDX
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) VCAP
3 1 (20.00%) CCEE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) EMC