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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 154 153
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category - 2.22% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
323 270 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.53% 8.52% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 184 141 245
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WLAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (33.33%) AppSense
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) XenMobile
6 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (33.33%) Fund Management
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WLAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) AppSense
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft