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 22 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 68 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.48% 1.05% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.88% 13.64% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
104 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.53% 7.69% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 96 39 35
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 22 July 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 11 (55.00%) SAN
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Veeam
5 9 (45.00%) NetScaler
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) SCDPM
5 9 (45.00%) Firmware
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.00%) vSphere
6 2 (10.00%) CCEE
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) CCA
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Build Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Celerra
2 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCEE
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCA
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) CCAA
2 1 (5.00%) CCIA
2 1 (5.00%) NCDA
2 1 (5.00%) NCIE
2 1 (5.00%) VCAP
2 1 (5.00%) VCDX
2 1 (5.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) EMC