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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 208 193 176
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 13 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.42% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 2.45% 4.43% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 31
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
530 519 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.18% 9.51% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 461 455 540
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Birmingham -19 5 £30,000 -0.82%
Shropshire -11 4 £42,000 +44.82%
Coventry -7 2 £46,250 +23.33%
Wolverhampton +12 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Citrix
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) XenDesktop
5 9 (47.37%) XenApp
6 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) LAN
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) MCITP
9 5 (26.32%) MCSE
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) CCA
9 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (21.05%) Symantec
10 4 (21.05%) Avaya
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (15.79%) Network Design
1 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) CCA
3 5 (26.32%) MCITP
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) VCDX
4 2 (10.53%) VCAP
5 1 (5.26%) CCAA
5 1 (5.26%) CCEA
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) XenDesktop
3 9 (47.37%) XenApp
4 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) vSphere
5 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.53%) vCloud
7 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) MOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 4 (21.05%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Novell
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Computacenter
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard