The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 134 133
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 1.96% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £30,500 £67,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.81% +125.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £49,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £85,500 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25%  

XenServer is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 217 306 255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.02% 13.10% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 180 245 229
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,198 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing XenServer as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Birmingham

XenServer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for XenServer in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam