The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 167 150 149
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.94% 2.51% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Average salary £40,000 £50,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.79% +14.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
XenServer
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
310 199 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.29% 6.35% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 181 121 204
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XenServer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Scotland

XenServer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Edinburgh -2 6 £40,000 -20.00%
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) XenApp
4 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) SAN
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) HP
6 10 (43.48%) XenDesktop
7 9 (39.13%) NetScaler
7 9 (39.13%) XenMobile
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
8 8 (34.78%) EMC
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) WLAN
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
8 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 7 (30.43%) LAN
9 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 7 (30.43%) F5
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) CCA
10 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
11 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
11 5 (21.74%) Asset Management

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 9 (39.13%) NetScaler
3 8 (34.78%) WLAN
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
5 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Server Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Server Support
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Fund Management
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCA
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCAA
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) XenApp
2 10 (43.48%) XenDesktop
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (21.74%) vSphere
6 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) XenMobile
2 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) HP
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
6 8 (34.78%) EMC
6 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
7 7 (30.43%) F5
8 4 (17.39%) AppSense
9 3 (13.04%) Dell
9 3 (13.04%) NetApp
10 1 (4.35%) Veeam