The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 178 157 180
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 11 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.66% 6.27% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 11
Average salary £34,000 £43,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.83% +74.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £56,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
414 319 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.34% 8.66% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 347 278 320
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Manchester

XenServer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Bolton +6 1 £23,500 -53.00% 1
XenServer
North West

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (93.33%) XenApp
3 13 (86.67%) SAN
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) XenDesktop
5 10 (66.67%) NetScaler
5 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (66.67%) NAS
5 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (46.67%) Firewall
8 7 (46.67%) CCA
8 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (40.00%) MCITP
9 6 (40.00%) Windows
9 6 (40.00%) MCSE
9 6 (40.00%) MCSA
9 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
11 3 (20.00%) vSphere
11 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (20.00%) Windows XP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) SAN
2 10 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 10 (66.67%) NAS
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (46.67%) CCA
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (40.00%) MCITP
4 6 (40.00%) MCSE
4 6 (40.00%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) MCTS
5 2 (13.33%) NCDA
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) XenApp
2 11 (73.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
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