The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 25 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 60 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.81% 0.72% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 26.92% 5.88% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 119 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.73% 12.32% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 102 60
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenServer
Oxfordshire

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

XenServer
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Oxford region.

XenServer Salary Trend in Oxford

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Debian
3 15 (71.43%) Ruby
3 15 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 15 (71.43%) QA
3 15 (71.43%) Xen
3 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) Apache
3 15 (71.43%) Python
3 15 (71.43%) Perl
3 15 (71.43%) HTTP
3 15 (71.43%) nginx
4 12 (57.14%) DevOps
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) MCSE
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 5 (23.81%) Symantec
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) Dell
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 15 (71.43%) Apache
1 15 (71.43%) nginx
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (76.19%) Administrator
2 12 (57.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 11 (52.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 11 (52.38%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (47.62%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 10 (47.62%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (9.52%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
1 16 (76.19%) Debian
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Perl
1 15 (71.43%) Python
1 15 (71.43%) Ruby
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (23.81%) MCTS
1 5 (23.81%) MCITP
1 5 (23.81%) NCDA
1 5 (23.81%) NCIE
1 5 (23.81%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Xen
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
2 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
2 5 (23.81%) vSphere
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Symantec
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) PlateSpin
4 5 (23.81%) Veeam
5 2 (9.52%) Percona
5 2 (9.52%) New Relic
6 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) SAP