The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 70 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.45% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.75% 3.28% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
XenServer
South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
109 61 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.97% 13.74% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 86 57 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) Firmware
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) SCDPM
5 5 (33.33%) Veeam
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (20.00%) LINQ
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Build Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CCEE
1 1 (6.67%) CCAA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Dell