The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 54 68
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 0 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.10% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category - 25.00% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 6
Average salary - £65,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +9.09%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 52 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.02% 8.41% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 96
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XenServer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Merseyside

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) WSH
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) VCDX
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (40.00%) HP AIS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WSH
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Celerra
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) HP AIS
2 2 (40.00%) HP MASE
2 2 (40.00%) VCDX
2 2 (40.00%) NCDA
2 2 (40.00%) NCIE
2 2 (40.00%) VCAP
2 2 (40.00%) CCEE
2 2 (40.00%) CCIA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) CCA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk