The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 186 185 148
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 23 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 4.61% 4.68% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 38
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
499 577 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.29% 10.39% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 437 518 420
Average salary £36,573 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.15% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XenServer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenServer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XenServer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Shropshire +6 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Birmingham -1 8 £30,250 -32.77% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Coventry -2 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire -1 1 £35,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -3 1 £35,000 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 38 (92.68%) Citrix
2 35 (85.37%) VMware
3 33 (80.49%) Windows
4 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
4 29 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
6 22 (53.66%) XenDesktop
7 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
7 20 (48.78%) MS Exchange
7 20 (48.78%) Firewall
8 19 (46.34%) Cisco
8 19 (46.34%) SAN
9 18 (43.90%) XenApp
10 17 (41.46%) HP
11 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
11 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (34.15%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
14 12 (29.27%) Linux
15 10 (24.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (21.95%) MCITP
16 9 (21.95%) VPN
17 8 (19.51%) DNS
17 8 (19.51%) Finance
17 8 (19.51%) CCIA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (48.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Apache
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) SAN
3 9 (21.95%) VPN
4 8 (19.51%) DNS
5 5 (12.20%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
5 5 (12.20%) FTP
5 5 (12.20%) HTTP
5 5 (12.20%) IPsec
6 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.76%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.32%) DDNS
8 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) Wireless
8 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (26.83%) Consultant
4 9 (21.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.32%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.88%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.88%) Celerra
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (29.27%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Windows NT
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.44%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) Migration
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Citrix Certification
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (21.95%) MCITP
4 8 (19.51%) CCEE
4 8 (19.51%) CCIA
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.20%) CCAA
6 5 (12.20%) CCNA
7 4 (9.76%) MCSE
7 4 (9.76%) CCEA
8 2 (4.88%) MCTS
8 2 (4.88%) CCA
8 2 (4.88%) HP AIS
8 2 (4.88%) HP ASE
8 2 (4.88%) HP MASE
8 2 (4.88%) VCDX
8 2 (4.88%) NCDA
8 2 (4.88%) NCIE
8 2 (4.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
1 29 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (53.66%) XenDesktop
3 18 (43.90%) XenApp
4 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (19.51%) vSphere
6 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
6 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
7 4 (9.76%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.88%) vCloud
9 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Citrix
2 35 (85.37%) VMware
3 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco
5 17 (41.46%) HP
6 7 (17.07%) SonicWALL
7 6 (14.63%) Juniper
7 6 (14.63%) NetApp
8 5 (12.20%) Dell
9 4 (9.76%) WatchGuard
10 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
10 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
10 3 (7.32%) IBM
10 3 (7.32%) Veeam
11 2 (4.88%) Adobe
11 2 (4.88%) Lotus
11 2 (4.88%) EMC
12 1 (2.44%) Apple
12 1 (2.44%) Symantec