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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 227 240 209
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 17 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.52% 1.34% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 32
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -36.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.08%
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
674 747 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.83% 10.81% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 552 639 544
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +27 16 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Citrix
4 14 (70.00%) ITIL
5 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (55.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (50.00%) MCTS
7 10 (50.00%) MCITP
7 10 (50.00%) MCP
7 10 (50.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) MCSA
7 10 (50.00%) CCA
7 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (50.00%) NetApp
7 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (35.00%) vSphere
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
11 4 (20.00%) OWASP
11 4 (20.00%) Puppet
11 4 (20.00%) Cobbler
11 4 (20.00%) OpenStack

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (35.00%) Storage Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) IT Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) DSDM
2 4 (20.00%) OWASP
2 4 (20.00%) Presales
2 4 (20.00%) RUP
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Product Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (50.00%) CCA
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (50.00%) MCITP
2 10 (50.00%) MCP
2 10 (50.00%) MCSA
2 10 (50.00%) MCSE
2 10 (50.00%) MCTS
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (35.00%) vSphere
5 4 (20.00%) Xen
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (15.00%) XenApp
6 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.00%) Postfix
7 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Citrix
4 10 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) AppSense
6 3 (15.00%) ThinPrint
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
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