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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 212 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 29 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 4.36% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 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 £34,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £65,000 £60,000
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
702 573 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.87% 7.84% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 590 475 674
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 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 24 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 +11 22 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Lancashire 0 4 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Cheshire -4 2 £30,000 -64.70% 1
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 57 (95.00%) XenApp
2 56 (93.33%) Citrix
3 47 (78.33%) VMware
4 44 (73.33%) XenDesktop
5 43 (71.67%) Windows
6 33 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
7 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 30 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
11 24 (40.00%) Cisco
11 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
12 22 (36.67%) NetApp
13 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
15 16 (26.67%) vSphere
16 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (25.00%) CCA
16 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (23.33%) Linux
17 14 (23.33%) MCSE
18 12 (20.00%) HP
18 12 (20.00%) MCITP
18 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
19 11 (18.33%) SAN
19 11 (18.33%) LAN
19 11 (18.33%) WAN
19 11 (18.33%) CCIA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (13.33%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SAN
1 11 (18.33%) LAN
1 11 (18.33%) WAN
1 11 (18.33%) NetScaler
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 8 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 5 (8.33%) DHCP
4 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (6.67%) NAS
6 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix Support
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support
7 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) EqualLogic
1 4 (6.67%) Celerra
1 4 (6.67%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (23.33%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.00%) AIX
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Migration
3 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.67%) Process Management
4 4 (6.67%) Change Management
4 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.67%) Analytics
6 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) VB
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (25.00%) CCA
4 14 (23.33%) MCSE
5 12 (20.00%) MCITP
6 11 (18.33%) CCIA
7 9 (15.00%) CCEE
8 7 (11.67%) MCP
8 7 (11.67%) MCDST
8 7 (11.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (10.00%) NCDA
10 5 (8.33%) MCSA
10 5 (8.33%) CCAA
11 4 (6.67%) VCAP
11 4 (6.67%) NCIE
11 4 (6.67%) HP MASE
11 4 (6.67%) MCTS
11 4 (6.67%) HP AIS
11 4 (6.67%) VCDX
11 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (95.00%) XenApp
2 44 (73.33%) XenDesktop
3 30 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 16 (26.67%) vSphere
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (5.00%) vCloud
9 2 (3.33%) Xen
10 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.33%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (93.33%) Citrix
2 47 (78.33%) VMware
3 24 (40.00%) Cisco
3 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.67%) NetApp
5 12 (20.00%) HP
6 9 (15.00%) Veeam
7 7 (11.67%) LANDesk
8 6 (10.00%) Juniper
8 6 (10.00%) Dell
9 5 (8.33%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) IBM
10 3 (5.00%) Symantec
10 3 (5.00%) Kaspersky
11 2 (3.33%) AppSense
12 1 (1.67%) Veritas
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