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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 118 133 116
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 1.51% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -31.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +38.55% +3.75%  

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 151 265 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.37% 11.26% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 115 207 151
Median salary £40,500 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.53% +2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenServer
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec