The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 91 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.26% 1.13% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 7.83% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 2
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
XenServer
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
126 166 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.12% 14.47% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 116 148 90
Average salary £33,750 £32,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -15.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XenServer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

XenServer Salary Trend in South Wales

XenServer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cardiff +2 3 £40,000 +11.11%
XenServer
Wales

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Google
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) Finance

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco