The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 218 225 210
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 28 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.02% 3.72% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 32
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £66,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
697 564 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 7.64% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 585 464 687
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 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
Manchester +3 20 £32,000 -22.42% 8
Lancashire +1 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Cheshire +1 3 £37,500 -55.88% 2
Merseyside -6 2 £37,000 -43.07%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 65 (94.20%) XenApp
2 62 (89.86%) Citrix
3 56 (81.16%) VMware
4 50 (72.46%) XenDesktop
5 48 (69.57%) Windows
6 37 (53.62%) Hyper-V
7 36 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (50.72%) MS Exchange
9 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
10 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (43.48%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (40.58%) Cisco
13 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
14 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (30.43%) NetApp
15 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
17 19 (27.54%) LAN
17 19 (27.54%) WAN
17 19 (27.54%) MCITP
18 18 (26.09%) vSphere
18 18 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
20 16 (23.19%) HP
21 15 (21.74%) Linux
22 14 (20.29%) NetScaler
23 13 (18.84%) MCSE
23 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2003
23 13 (18.84%) Firewall
24 12 (17.39%) CCA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 35 (50.72%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (11.59%) IIS
6 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.45%) Lync
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) LAN
1 19 (27.54%) WAN
2 14 (20.29%) NetScaler
3 13 (18.84%) Firewall
4 11 (15.94%) SAN
5 8 (11.59%) DHCP
5 8 (11.59%) DNS
5 8 (11.59%) Unified Communications
6 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.35%) NAS
9 1 (1.45%) VoIP
9 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) IT Support
4 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Support Technician
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix Support
4 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Celerra
2 4 (5.80%) Firmware
2 4 (5.80%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.74%) Linux
5 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.25%) AIX
8 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.70%) Migration
4 5 (7.25%) Change Management
4 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) Process Management
5 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
6 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.45%) Analytics
8 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
1 6 (8.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (43.48%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (27.54%) MCITP
4 13 (18.84%) MCSE
5 12 (17.39%) CCA
5 12 (17.39%) CCIA
6 10 (14.49%) CCEE
7 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (10.14%) MCP
8 7 (10.14%) MCDST
9 6 (8.70%) CCAA
10 5 (7.25%) NCDA
10 5 (7.25%) MCSA
10 5 (7.25%) MCTS
11 4 (5.80%) HP AIS
11 4 (5.80%) VCDX
11 4 (5.80%) HP MASE
11 4 (5.80%) CCNA
11 4 (5.80%) CCEA
11 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (94.20%) XenApp
2 50 (72.46%) XenDesktop
3 37 (53.62%) Hyper-V
4 36 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
6 18 (26.09%) vSphere
7 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.35%) vCloud
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.90%) Xen
10 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 6 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (89.86%) Citrix
2 56 (81.16%) VMware
3 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 28 (40.58%) Cisco
5 21 (30.43%) NetApp
6 16 (23.19%) HP
7 10 (14.49%) Veeam
8 7 (10.14%) Dell
8 7 (10.14%) LANDesk
9 6 (8.70%) Kaspersky
9 6 (8.70%) Juniper
9 6 (8.70%) Symantec
10 5 (7.25%) EMC
11 4 (5.80%) AppSense
11 4 (5.80%) IBM
12 1 (1.45%) Veritas
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