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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 239 219 251
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 11 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 4.32% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 21
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £50,000
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
809 579 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.98% 8.52% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 706 485 552
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 10 £34,000 -21.83% 3
Cheshire -7 1 £82,500 +17.85%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (96.67%) XenApp
3 23 (76.67%) VMware
4 22 (73.33%) MS Exchange
4 22 (73.33%) XenDesktop
5 21 (70.00%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (60.00%) Hyper-V
7 17 (56.67%) SAN
7 17 (56.67%) Windows
8 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
9 14 (46.67%) NAS
9 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
10 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (40.00%) MCSE
11 12 (40.00%) CCA
12 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
13 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (30.00%) Firewall
15 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (26.67%) Cisco
16 7 (23.33%) MCSA
17 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (20.00%) MCITP
17 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (20.00%) NetApp
17 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 14 (46.67%) NAS
3 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
4 9 (30.00%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Support
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (40.00%) MCSE
3 12 (40.00%) CCA
4 7 (23.33%) MCSA
5 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (20.00%) MCITP
6 3 (10.00%) NCDA
7 2 (6.67%) CCNA
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.33%) MCP
8 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (96.67%) XenApp
2 22 (73.33%) XenDesktop
3 18 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (76.67%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Google
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