The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 167 163 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.092% 0.55% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 4.36% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 34
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £31,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
XenServer
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
348 459 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.63% 12.59% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 286 359 243
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XenServer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Leeds

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 51 (94.44%) Citrix
1 51 (94.44%) XenApp
2 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
3 40 (74.07%) SAN
4 36 (66.67%) VMware
5 32 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (59.26%) MS Exchange
6 30 (55.56%) vSphere
7 26 (48.15%) XenDesktop
8 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
8 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
8 25 (46.30%) CCA
8 25 (46.30%) Citrix Certification
9 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (38.89%) Cisco
10 21 (38.89%) MCSE
10 21 (38.89%) MCSA
10 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
11 20 (37.04%) Windows
12 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
12 19 (35.19%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (33.33%) MCITP
13 18 (33.33%) Dell
13 18 (33.33%) Wireless
14 17 (31.48%) VoIP
14 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
14 17 (31.48%) MCP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (59.26%) MS Exchange
2 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (35.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
5 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.85%) Lync
8 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (74.07%) SAN
2 18 (33.33%) Wireless
3 17 (31.48%) VoIP
4 12 (22.22%) NAS
5 8 (14.81%) Network Security
6 6 (11.11%) VPN
6 6 (11.11%) OpenVPN
7 5 (9.26%) Firewall
8 3 (5.56%) WAN
8 3 (5.56%) LAN
9 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.85%) Multicast
9 1 (1.85%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.85%) DHCP
9 1 (1.85%) DNS
9 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.85%) OSPF
9 1 (1.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (7.41%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (27.78%) Consultant
3 13 (24.07%) Technical Support
4 12 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 11 (20.37%) IT Manager
6 8 (14.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Head of IT
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.52%) UNIX
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) AIX
5 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Information Security
1 7 (12.96%) Practice Management
1 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.26%) Coaching
2 5 (9.26%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) Change Control
3 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL
3 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.85%) DevOps
5 1 (1.85%) Network Management
5 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 3 (5.56%) Ruby
1 3 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) CCA
1 25 (46.30%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (38.89%) MCSE
3 21 (38.89%) MCSA
4 18 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (33.33%) MCITP
5 17 (31.48%) MCP
6 8 (14.81%) CCEE
6 8 (14.81%) CCAA
6 8 (14.81%) CCIA
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.41%) CCNA
8 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (94.44%) XenApp
2 32 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (55.56%) vSphere
4 26 (48.15%) XenDesktop
5 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
6 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.56%) Xen
8 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Backup Exec
2 8 (14.81%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Cobbler
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) Citrix
2 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
3 36 (66.67%) VMware
4 21 (38.89%) Cisco
5 18 (33.33%) Dell
6 17 (31.48%) Veeam
6 17 (31.48%) Riverbed
7 7 (12.96%) HP
7 7 (12.96%) NetApp
8 3 (5.56%) AppSense
8 3 (5.56%) CommVault
9 1 (1.85%) EMC