The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 55 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 16 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.15% 1.41% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 12.90% 14.58% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +44.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
124 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.67% 9.64% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 97 41 66
Average salary £36,000 £52,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XenServer
South Yorkshire

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XenServer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Sheffield

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
5 10 (52.63%) HP
6 9 (47.37%) SAN
6 9 (47.37%) Veeam
6 9 (47.37%) NetScaler
6 9 (47.37%) SCDPM
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Firmware
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) XenApp
8 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (21.05%) CCEE
8 4 (21.05%) CCIA
9 3 (15.79%) VCAP
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) MCITP
10 2 (10.53%) NetApp
10 2 (10.53%) CCA
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco
10 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.53%) NCDA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
1 9 (47.37%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Build Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Celerra
2 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (21.05%) CCEE
1 4 (21.05%) CCIA
2 3 (15.79%) VCAP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) CCA
3 2 (10.53%) NCDA
3 2 (10.53%) NCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCAA
4 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
4 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.26%) VCDX
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CCEA
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
1 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) HP
5 9 (47.37%) Veeam
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense