The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 159 165 169
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 22 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 5.61% 5.42% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 10
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
392 332 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.72% 8.13% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 325 290 280
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
XenServer
North West

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XenServer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Manchester

XenServer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (97.22%) Citrix
1 35 (97.22%) XenApp
2 30 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 26 (72.22%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (63.89%) Windows
5 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 20 (55.56%) Hyper-V
6 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 16 (44.44%) NetApp
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco
8 14 (38.89%) CCA
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
11 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
12 9 (25.00%) Linux
13 8 (22.22%) MCSE
13 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
13 8 (22.22%) CCIA
14 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (19.44%) Veeam
14 7 (19.44%) LAN
14 7 (19.44%) WAN
14 7 (19.44%) MCITP
15 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (16.67%) SAN
15 6 (16.67%) vSphere

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 7 (19.44%) LAN
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
4 5 (13.89%) NAS
5 4 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix Support
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Support
9 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Celerra
1 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (38.89%) CCA
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.22%) MCSE
4 8 (22.22%) CCIA
5 7 (19.44%) MCITP
6 6 (16.67%) CCEE
7 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (11.11%) NCDA
7 4 (11.11%) CCAA
8 2 (5.56%) MCTS
8 2 (5.56%) CCEA
8 2 (5.56%) NCIE
8 2 (5.56%) VCAP
8 2 (5.56%) HP AIS
8 2 (5.56%) HP MASE
8 2 (5.56%) VCDX
9 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
System Software
1 35 (97.22%) XenApp
2 30 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 20 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Citrix
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) NetApp
4 15 (41.67%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) Veeam
6 5 (13.89%) Juniper
7 4 (11.11%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) EMC
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (2.78%) McAfee
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, Car
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 21 days ago