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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 233 190 215
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 5 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.080% 0.41% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 4.93% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Average salary £32,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.63% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
655 426 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.53% 8.37% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 577 365 613
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Dorset -12 2 £27,500 -37.14%
Devon -21 1 £45,000 +136.84%
Bristol - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £36,500 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) HP
5 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 7 (58.33%) Internet
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (50.00%) IIS
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) Intranet
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (41.67%) XenApp
7 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
7 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
9 3 (25.00%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) SCOM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (8.33%) MediaWiki
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) Intranet
4 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) LDAP
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
1 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VCP5
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (16.67%) UAG
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (8.33%) Postfix
6 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (8.33%) Samba
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCSM
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat