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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 213 192 188
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 12 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.25% 4.45% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 22
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,000 £53,000
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
533 517 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.10% 9.57% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 467 454 530
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 6 £30,000 -0.82%
Shropshire -11 3 £42,500 +46.55%
Wolverhampton -3 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry -14 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (93.75%) Citrix
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (50.00%) XenApp
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) CCA
9 5 (31.25%) MCSE
9 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) MCITP
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (25.00%) Symantec
10 4 (25.00%) Cisco
10 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) WAN
11 3 (18.75%) DHCP
11 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 3 (18.75%) DNS
11 3 (18.75%) Linux

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (12.50%) Network Design
1 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) CCA
3 5 (31.25%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) VCDX
5 1 (6.25%) VCAP
5 1 (6.25%) CCAA
5 1 (6.25%) CCEA
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
3 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) MOM
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Citrix
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (18.75%) Veeam
5 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard