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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 144 151 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 32 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 7.05% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 19
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
416 397 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.25% 10.78% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 333 326 217
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Leeds

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 61 (93.85%) Citrix
1 61 (93.85%) XenApp
2 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
3 52 (80.00%) SAN
4 45 (69.23%) VMware
5 42 (64.62%) MS Exchange
6 41 (63.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (53.85%) vSphere
8 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
8 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
9 33 (50.77%) XenDesktop
10 31 (47.69%) CCA
10 31 (47.69%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (40.00%) Cisco
11 26 (40.00%) MCSE
11 26 (40.00%) MCSA
11 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
11 26 (40.00%) Hyper-V
11 26 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 25 (38.46%) Windows
13 23 (35.38%) SharePoint
13 23 (35.38%) VoIP
13 23 (35.38%) Dell
13 23 (35.38%) Wireless
13 23 (35.38%) Backup Exec
13 23 (35.38%) MCITP
13 23 (35.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (35.38%) Veeam
13 23 (35.38%) Riverbed

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 42 (64.62%) MS Exchange
2 26 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (35.38%) SharePoint
3 23 (35.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (12.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.31%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) SAN
2 23 (35.38%) Wireless
2 23 (35.38%) VoIP
3 16 (24.62%) NAS
4 8 (12.31%) Network Security
5 7 (10.77%) VPN
5 7 (10.77%) OpenVPN
6 3 (4.62%) LAN
6 3 (4.62%) WAN
6 3 (4.62%) Firewall
7 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.15%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (24.62%) Technical Support
3 15 (23.08%) Consultant
3 15 (23.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 12 (18.46%) IT Manager
5 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Head of IT
9 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.08%) UNIX
3 15 (23.08%) Linux
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (12.31%) Practice Management
1 8 (12.31%) Information Security
1 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
1 8 (12.31%) Change Control
2 6 (9.23%) Change Management
3 5 (7.69%) Coaching
4 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) Python
1 4 (6.15%) Ruby
1 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) CCA
1 31 (47.69%) Citrix Certification
2 26 (40.00%) MCSE
2 26 (40.00%) MCSA
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (35.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (35.38%) MCITP
4 20 (30.77%) MCP
5 8 (12.31%) CCEE
5 8 (12.31%) CCAA
5 8 (12.31%) CCIA
6 3 (4.62%) CCNA
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (93.85%) XenApp
2 41 (63.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (53.85%) vSphere
4 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
5 33 (50.77%) XenDesktop
6 26 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Backup Exec
2 8 (12.31%) XenMobile
3 4 (6.15%) Puppet
3 4 (6.15%) Cobbler
3 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (93.85%) Citrix
2 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (69.23%) VMware
4 26 (40.00%) Cisco
5 23 (35.38%) Dell
5 23 (35.38%) Veeam
5 23 (35.38%) Riverbed
6 11 (16.92%) NetApp
7 8 (12.31%) HP
7 8 (12.31%) AppSense
7 8 (12.31%) CommVault