The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 198 172 160
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 15 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 2.73% 5.39% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 25
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £54,000 £55,000
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
550 557 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 10.21% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 472 507 401
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 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 August 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 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
Birmingham -9 5 £30,000 -38.46%
Shropshire -8 4 £35,000 +6.06%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -5 1 £36,000 +7.46%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (90.91%) Citrix
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 28 (84.85%) VMware
4 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
5 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
7 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
7 18 (54.55%) Firewall
8 15 (45.45%) Cisco
9 14 (42.42%) XenApp
9 14 (42.42%) XenDesktop
10 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (39.39%) SAN
10 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (36.36%) HP
12 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (24.24%) Linux
15 8 (24.24%) DNS
16 7 (21.21%) VPN
16 7 (21.21%) Terminal Services
16 7 (21.21%) SonicWALL
17 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (18.18%) Finance

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) SAN
3 8 (24.24%) DNS
4 7 (21.21%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.12%) NAS
7 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 3 (9.09%) FTP
7 3 (9.09%) HTTP
7 3 (9.09%) DDNS
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.06%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 12 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (24.24%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Windows NT
7 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.03%) CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) MCITP
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.12%) MCSE
5 4 (12.12%) CCEE
6 3 (9.09%) CCAA
7 2 (6.06%) CCIA
7 2 (6.06%) CCA
7 2 (6.06%) CCEA
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (42.42%) XenApp
3 14 (42.42%) XenDesktop
4 7 (21.21%) Terminal Services
5 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
7 4 (12.12%) vSphere
7 4 (12.12%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.03%) Xen
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Citrix
2 28 (84.85%) VMware
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco
5 12 (36.36%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) SonicWALL
7 4 (12.12%) WatchGuard
7 4 (12.12%) Juniper
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
8 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.06%) Lotus
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.06%) Adobe
10 1 (3.03%) IBM
10 1 (3.03%) Apple
10 1 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) SAP