The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 64 61
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 0 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.06% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category - 13.21% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 10
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 53 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.30% 8.04% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 89
Average salary £28,000 £29,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% +13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenServer
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) UAG
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) AppSense

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HP AIS
1 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
1 1 (14.29%) HP MASE
1 1 (14.29%) VCDX
1 1 (14.29%) NCDA
1 1 (14.29%) NCIE
1 1 (14.29%) VCAP
1 1 (14.29%) CCEE
1 1 (14.29%) CCIA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) UAG
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Dell