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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 221 189 216
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 6 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.38% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 4.57% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Average salary £36,500 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.08% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
622 416 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.08% 8.21% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 540 352 624
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
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 29 August 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
Somerset - 4 £36,500 -
Dorset -14 1 £30,000 -31.42% 1
Bristol - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) Internet
3 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (54.55%) Intranet
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) MCSE
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) CCA
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) XenApp
7 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (9.09%) nginx
5 1 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (9.09%) MediaWiki
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) Internet
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) Intranet
4 6 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) IPv6
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) CCA
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (9.09%) Samba
6 1 (9.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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