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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 212 212 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 16 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.46% 1.56% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 14
Average salary £35,250 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.57% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,600 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
651 513 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.90% 9.26% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 593 428 489
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 5 £67,500 +68.75% 4
Devon -5 4 £29,500 -1.66%
Dorset -18 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Gloucestershire - 2 £53,500 - 2
Somerset - 1 £35,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £29,500 - 1
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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%) Citrix
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (83.33%) Windows
4 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 17 (70.83%) XenDesktop
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 15 (62.50%) DNS
7 14 (58.33%) LAN
7 14 (58.33%) Firewall
7 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
8 13 (54.17%) VMware ESX
8 13 (54.17%) Dell
9 12 (50.00%) HP
9 12 (50.00%) SCOM
10 11 (45.83%) DHCP
11 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
11 10 (41.67%) Clustering
12 9 (37.50%) MS Office
12 9 (37.50%) ITIL
12 9 (37.50%) XenApp
13 8 (33.33%) HP SIM
13 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (33.33%) Cisco
13 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
13 8 (33.33%) Back Office
13 8 (33.33%) Blackberry

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (25.00%) Apache
4 6 (25.00%) nginx
4 6 (25.00%) Confluence
4 6 (25.00%) MediaWiki
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.17%) Lync
7 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 15 (62.50%) DNS
3 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) DHCP
5 8 (33.33%) SAN
5 8 (33.33%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) NAS
7 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) IPv6
7 6 (25.00%) LDAP
7 6 (25.00%) OSPF
7 6 (25.00%) BGP
7 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (25.00%) IPsec
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) VLAN
9 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Hudson
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (25.00%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Debian
3 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) Database Theory
4 5 (20.83%) Relational Database Theory
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) CCA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) VCP5
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) XenDesktop
3 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (54.17%) VMware ESX
5 9 (37.50%) XenApp
6 8 (33.33%) ISA Server
7 6 (25.00%) Samba
7 6 (25.00%) Postfix
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (12.50%) UAG
10 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) SCOM
2 8 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 7 (29.17%) OpenView
4 6 (25.00%) Puppet
4 6 (25.00%) ZABBIX
5 5 (20.83%) Salt
5 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
6 4 (16.67%) SCCM
7 3 (12.50%) SCSM
8 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Dell
5 12 (50.00%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.83%) Symantec
8 5 (20.83%) Veeam
8 5 (20.83%) AppSense
9 4 (16.67%) Webroot
9 4 (16.67%) SonicWALL
9 4 (16.67%) EMC
9 4 (16.67%) SAP
10 1 (4.17%) Websense
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago