The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 215 222 230
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 24 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 3.82% 4.87% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 23
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
629 677 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.71% 9.54% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 470 527 431
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XenServer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XenServer Salary Trend in the North West

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in the North West

XenServer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester +10 19 £22,500 -35.71% 4
Cheshire +13 4 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Merseyside +2 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (94.59%) Citrix
2 32 (86.49%) XenApp
3 30 (81.08%) XenDesktop
4 29 (78.38%) VMware
5 28 (75.68%) Windows
6 24 (64.86%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (62.16%) CCA
8 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
11 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
11 17 (45.95%) Windows 7
12 16 (43.24%) SAN
13 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
14 13 (35.14%) Clustering
14 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
14 13 (35.14%) CCEE
15 12 (32.43%) LAN
16 11 (29.73%) WAN
16 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (27.03%) MCITP
17 10 (27.03%) Firewall
17 10 (27.03%) MCSE
18 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
18 9 (24.32%) Microsoft App-V
18 9 (24.32%) AppSense
18 9 (24.32%) CCIA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall
5 7 (18.92%) NAS
5 7 (18.92%) NetScaler
6 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
6 5 (13.51%) VoIP
7 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) DNS
8 3 (8.11%) DHCP
8 3 (8.11%) Broadband
9 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Citrix Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Consultant
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (45.95%) Windows 7
5 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) CentOS
9 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.41%) UNIX
10 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.70%) Android
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (62.16%) CCA
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (35.14%) CCEE
5 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (27.03%) MCITP
5 10 (27.03%) MCSE
6 9 (24.32%) CCIA
7 6 (16.22%) MCSA
8 5 (13.51%) CCNA
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (13.51%) NCDA
8 5 (13.51%) MCTS
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) XenApp
2 30 (81.08%) XenDesktop
3 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (16.22%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) KVM
7 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Citrix
2 29 (78.38%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) AppSense
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
6 5 (13.51%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Avaya
7 3 (8.11%) Toshiba
7 3 (8.11%) BT
8 2 (5.41%) Sophos
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) Sage
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
9 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
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