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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 122 122 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.053% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 1.74% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +91.78%
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
261 115 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.77% 6.80% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 232 85 134
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £19,325 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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
Macclesfield - 1 £82,500 -
XenServer
North West

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp