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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 237 216 224
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 19 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.70% 4.06% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 26
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £37,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
703 567 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.51% 8.37% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 558 477 539
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -7 16 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Cheshire -16 2 £30,000 -18.91%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (97.56%) Citrix
1 40 (97.56%) XenApp
2 34 (82.93%) VMware
3 32 (78.05%) Windows
4 26 (63.41%) MS Exchange
4 26 (63.41%) XenDesktop
5 24 (58.54%) Citrix Certification
6 23 (56.10%) Hyper-V
7 20 (48.78%) Cisco
8 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
8 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (41.46%) NetApp
11 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
11 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (34.15%) MCSE
12 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
13 13 (31.71%) Linux
13 13 (31.71%) CCA
13 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (29.27%) SAN
15 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (24.39%) vSphere
15 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (21.95%) Firewall
17 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (19.51%) NetScaler
17 8 (19.51%) Unified Communications

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (63.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Lync
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
3 8 (19.51%) NetScaler
3 8 (19.51%) Unified Communications
4 7 (17.07%) NAS
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Citrix Support
4 7 (17.07%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Celerra
1 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (31.71%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
7 6 (14.63%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (34.15%) MCSE
4 13 (31.71%) CCA
5 5 (12.20%) CCIA
5 5 (12.20%) MCSA
6 4 (9.76%) CCNA
6 4 (9.76%) A+ Certification
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.76%) MCITP
6 4 (9.76%) CCEE
6 4 (9.76%) NCDA
7 2 (4.88%) HP AIS
7 2 (4.88%) HP MASE
7 2 (4.88%) MCTS
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.88%) VCAP
7 2 (4.88%) CCAA
7 2 (4.88%) NCIE
7 2 (4.88%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (97.56%) XenApp
2 26 (63.41%) XenDesktop
3 23 (56.10%) Hyper-V
4 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
6 10 (24.39%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.88%) Xen
8 1 (2.44%) vCloud
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Citrix
2 34 (82.93%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Cisco
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) NetApp
6 6 (14.63%) Juniper
6 6 (14.63%) Veeam
7 5 (12.20%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.44%) AppSense
9 1 (2.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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