The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 166 153 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 7 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 5.34% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
268 206 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.21% 6.28% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 164 137 200
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,425
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenServer
UK

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 25 July 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 -5 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Aberdeen +9 1 - -
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 21 (70.00%) XenApp
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (53.33%) Finance
6 15 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 14 (46.67%) SAN
8 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
8 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
8 13 (43.33%) XenMobile
9 12 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (40.00%) HP
10 11 (36.67%) CCA
11 10 (33.33%) Cisco
11 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 9 (30.00%) Windows
12 9 (30.00%) EMC
12 9 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (30.00%) CCAA
12 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
13 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
13 8 (26.67%) ITIL
13 8 (26.67%) WLAN
13 8 (26.67%) WAN
14 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
14 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
14 7 (23.33%) LAN
14 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
3 8 (26.67%) WLAN
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Server Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Celerra
2 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Fund Management
2 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCA
3 9 (30.00%) CCAA
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) CCIA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) HP AIS
6 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.33%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.33%) VCDX
6 1 (3.33%) NCDA
6 1 (3.33%) NCIE
6 1 (3.33%) VCAP
6 1 (3.33%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) XenApp
2 15 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) vSphere
6 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) XenMobile
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) HP
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (30.00%) EMC
7 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 7 (23.33%) F5
9 4 (13.33%) Dell
9 4 (13.33%) AppSense
9 4 (13.33%) NetApp
10 1 (3.33%) Veeam