The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 234 225 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 12 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.098% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.62% 0.93% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 10
Average salary £68,750 £36,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.35% -21.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
XenServer
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
743 646 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.30% 10.51% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 583 564 385
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XenServer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

XenServer Salary Trend in the South West

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in the South West

XenServer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Bristol -7 6 £70,000 -
Devon - 3 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £67,500 -
Dorset 0 1 £45,000 +50.00%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (96.67%) Citrix
3 28 (93.33%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
5 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
6 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (56.67%) XenApp
6 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
7 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (46.67%) SCCM
9 13 (43.33%) Lync
9 13 (43.33%) Migration
9 13 (43.33%) Service Delivery
10 12 (40.00%) Symantec
10 12 (40.00%) Linux
10 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (40.00%) vSphere
10 12 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 12 (40.00%) MobileIron
11 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
11 11 (36.67%) DevOps
11 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
11 11 (36.67%) Hudson
11 11 (36.67%) Puppet
11 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (43.33%) Lync
4 11 (36.67%) Apache
4 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (30.00%) MediaWiki
5 9 (30.00%) nginx
5 9 (30.00%) Confluence
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) VPN
3 9 (30.00%) LDAP
3 9 (30.00%) IPsec
3 9 (30.00%) Network Security
3 9 (30.00%) IPv6
3 9 (30.00%) OSPF
3 9 (30.00%) BGP
3 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Hudson
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) Subversion
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Support
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (30.00%) Wiki
3 4 (13.33%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 11 (36.67%) CentOS
5 11 (36.67%) Debian
5 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Service Delivery
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Database Theory
3 9 (30.00%) Relational Database Theory
3 9 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) Build Automation
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Management
8 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Perl
1 11 (36.67%) PHP
1 11 (36.67%) Ruby
1 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
2 9 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) CCA
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) XenApp
4 12 (40.00%) vSphere
5 9 (30.00%) iptables
5 9 (30.00%) Postfix
5 9 (30.00%) Samba
6 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) SCCM
2 12 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (36.67%) Puppet
4 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (30.00%) ZABBIX
5 7 (23.33%) Salt
6 6 (20.00%) Ansible
7 4 (13.33%) SCOM
8 1 (3.33%) OpenView
8 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
8 1 (3.33%) WSUS
8 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Citrix
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) Symantec
4 12 (40.00%) MobileIron
5 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) Websense
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) IronPort
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR