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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 224 221 208
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 16 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 1.29% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 8
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% +39.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £33,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -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
863 621 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.64% 10.16% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 635 520 403
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Dorset +21 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Bristol -15 4 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (95.83%) Citrix
3 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (62.50%) SCCM
4 15 (62.50%) XenApp
4 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (58.33%) Lync
5 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (54.17%) Migration
6 13 (54.17%) Symantec
6 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
7 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (50.00%) vSphere
7 12 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (50.00%) MobileIron
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (37.50%) WAN
9 9 (37.50%) VPN
10 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (33.33%) LAN
10 8 (33.33%) Linux
10 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (58.33%) Lync
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (29.17%) MediaWiki
4 7 (29.17%) Apache
4 7 (29.17%) nginx
4 7 (29.17%) Confluence
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) LDAP
4 7 (29.17%) OSPF
4 7 (29.17%) BGP
4 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
4 7 (29.17%) IPv6
4 7 (29.17%) Network Security
4 7 (29.17%) IPsec
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Broadband
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
1 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
1 7 (29.17%) Hudson
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Server Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Wiki
3 4 (16.67%) Life Science
4 3 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Debian
6 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
6 7 (29.17%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
1 13 (54.17%) Migration
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Database Theory
4 6 (25.00%) Relational Database Theory
4 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Build Automation
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Network Management
8 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
2 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 15 (62.50%) XenApp
4 12 (50.00%) vSphere
5 7 (29.17%) iptables
5 7 (29.17%) Postfix
5 7 (29.17%) Samba
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (4.17%) Firmware
7 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) SCCM
2 12 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (29.17%) Puppet
3 7 (29.17%) ZABBIX
4 4 (16.67%) Salt
4 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.33%) Ansible
5 2 (8.33%) SCOM
5 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
6 1 (4.17%) OpenView
6 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
6 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) Citrix
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Symantec
5 12 (50.00%) MobileIron
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Websense
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) Veeam
8 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) AppSense
8 1 (4.17%) IronPort
8 1 (4.17%) Dell