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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 219 230 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 34 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 4.93% 4.52% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 23
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
690 553 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.53% 7.47% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 541 427 635
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 19 £35,000 -1.40%
Merseyside - 13 £31,500 -
Cheshire +9 3 £36,250 -29.26%
Lancashire +3 2 £42,500 +54.54%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 56 (88.89%) Citrix
2 54 (85.71%) XenApp
3 52 (82.54%) XenDesktop
4 49 (77.78%) VMware
5 39 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (57.14%) Windows
7 31 (49.21%) Hyper-V
8 27 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (39.68%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (39.68%) MS Exchange
10 24 (38.10%) MCITP
11 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
12 20 (31.75%) HP
12 20 (31.75%) vSphere
13 18 (28.57%) CCEE
14 17 (26.98%) NetScaler
14 17 (26.98%) LAN
14 17 (26.98%) WAN
14 17 (26.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
15 16 (25.40%) Cisco
16 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
16 15 (23.81%) CCIA
17 10 (15.87%) CCA
18 9 (14.29%) NetApp
18 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (14.29%) Web Services
18 9 (14.29%) ITIL
18 9 (14.29%) Firewall
19 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (39.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) LAN
1 17 (26.98%) WAN
1 17 (26.98%) NetScaler
2 9 (14.29%) Firewall
3 8 (12.70%) Unified Communications
4 7 (11.11%) DNS
4 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.52%) SAN
5 6 (9.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.17%) NAS
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Consultant
2 17 (26.98%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) IT Support
4 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 7 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Citrix Support
7 4 (6.35%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) WSH
3 2 (3.17%) LAMP
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Celerra
2 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
2 4 (6.35%) Firmware
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Android
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Project Management
2 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) Process Management
6 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Use Case
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
7 2 (3.17%) UML
7 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) VB
1 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (39.68%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (38.10%) MCITP
4 18 (28.57%) CCEE
5 17 (26.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (23.81%) CCIA
7 10 (15.87%) CCA
8 8 (12.70%) VCAP
8 8 (12.70%) CCAA
8 8 (12.70%) CCEA
9 7 (11.11%) MCP
9 7 (11.11%) MCDST
10 6 (9.52%) MCSE
10 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (7.94%) MCTS
11 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (7.94%) NCDA
11 5 (7.94%) NCIE
12 4 (6.35%) HP AIS
12 4 (6.35%) HP MASE
System Software
1 54 (85.71%) XenApp
2 52 (82.54%) XenDesktop
3 39 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (49.21%) Hyper-V
5 20 (31.75%) vSphere
6 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
7 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (6.35%) vCloud
9 2 (3.17%) KVM
10 1 (1.59%) Xen
10 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.94%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) Citrix
2 49 (77.78%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.75%) HP
5 16 (25.40%) Cisco
6 9 (14.29%) NetApp
7 8 (12.70%) IBM
7 8 (12.70%) Veeam
8 7 (11.11%) Dell
8 7 (11.11%) Symantec
8 7 (11.11%) LANDesk
9 6 (9.52%) Kaspersky
9 6 (9.52%) AppSense
9 6 (9.52%) EMC
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Google
10 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.59%) DataCore
11 1 (1.59%) FalconStor
11 1 (1.59%) PlateSpin
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