The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 94 77
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 0 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.30% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category - 2.59% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Average salary - £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
XenServer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 116 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.36% 11.67% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 100 120
Average salary £27,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.52% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,793 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Apache
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Debian
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (64.29%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Xen
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (64.29%) nginx
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) NetApp
5 5 (35.71%) Symantec
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (64.29%) Apache
1 9 (64.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (64.29%) Administrator
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Debian
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (35.71%) MCTS
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
1 5 (35.71%) NCDA
1 5 (35.71%) NCIE
1 5 (35.71%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Xen
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) PlateSpin
4 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 2 (14.29%) Percona
5 2 (14.29%) New Relic
6 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) SAP