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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 218 219 209
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 29 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 4.10% 4.77% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 33
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 £36,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £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
707 566 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.91% 7.81% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 589 471 667
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 £23,040
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 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 29 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 +13 22 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Lancashire -3 4 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Cheshire -9 2 £30,000 -64.70% 2
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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%) Windows
5 43 (71.67%) XenDesktop
6 33 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
7 31 (51.67%) MS Exchange
7 31 (51.67%) Hyper-V
8 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (48.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (41.67%) Cisco
9 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
10 22 (36.67%) NetApp
11 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 15 (25.00%) CCA
13 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (25.00%) vSphere
13 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (23.33%) Linux
14 14 (23.33%) MCSE
15 12 (20.00%) HP
15 12 (20.00%) LAN
15 12 (20.00%) WAN
15 12 (20.00%) SAN
15 12 (20.00%) MCITP
15 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (18.33%) Firewall

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 31 (51.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
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 2 (3.33%) Lync
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) LAN
1 12 (20.00%) WAN
1 12 (20.00%) SAN
2 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 11 (18.33%) NetScaler
3 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 5 (8.33%) NAS
4 5 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix Support
5 7 (11.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd 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%) Firmware
1 4 (6.67%) Celerra
1 4 (6.67%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (73.33%) 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%) Android
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
1 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (10.00%) Migration
3 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.67%) Process Management
4 4 (6.67%) Change Management
5 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Analytics
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (11.67%) MCDST
8 7 (11.67%) MCP
9 6 (10.00%) NCDA
10 5 (8.33%) CCAA
10 5 (8.33%) MCSA
11 4 (6.67%) CCNA
11 4 (6.67%) A+ Certification
11 4 (6.67%) MCTS
11 4 (6.67%) HP AIS
11 4 (6.67%) HP MASE
11 4 (6.67%) VCDX
11 4 (6.67%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (95.00%) XenApp
2 43 (71.67%) XenDesktop
3 31 (51.67%) Hyper-V
4 29 (48.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 15 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (5.00%) vCloud
9 2 (3.33%) Xen
10 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
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 25 (41.67%) Cisco
3 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.67%) NetApp
5 12 (20.00%) HP
6 9 (15.00%) Veeam
7 7 (11.67%) Dell
7 7 (11.67%) LANDesk
8 6 (10.00%) Juniper
9 5 (8.33%) EMC
10 4 (6.67%) Symantec
11 3 (5.00%) Kaspersky
11 3 (5.00%) IBM
12 1 (1.67%) AppSense
12 1 (1.67%) McAfee
12 1 (1.67%) Veritas
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance + pension + healt
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, Car
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 20 days ago