The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 78 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 2 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.25% 1.66% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 15.71% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 24
Average salary £27,500 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.92% +26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
XenServer
England

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

System Software Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 70 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.62% 10.57% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 68 98
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XenServer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

XenServer Salary Trend in the North East

XenServer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear -14 2 £27,500 -32.92%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (33.33%) Celerra
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) HP AIS
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
3 1 (33.33%) NCDA
3 1 (33.33%) NCIE
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) CCEE
3 1 (33.33%) CCIA
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC