The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 - 64 60
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category - 3.45% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £45,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.81% 10.21% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 36
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XenServer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Lancashire

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Celerra
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
3 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
3 1 (16.67%) VCDX
3 1 (16.67%) NCDA
3 1 (16.67%) NCIE
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (16.67%) CCEE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam