Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 295 318
Rank change year-on-year -42 +23 -5
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 34 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 2.35% 3.75% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 17
North West median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +46.55% -27.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.29% - -5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1444 1200 1354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.01% 10.37% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 993 1038
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +2.90% +6.15%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,100 £54,300
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -46 31 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 29 (85.29%) SQL
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
1 29 (85.29%) vSphere
2 28 (82.35%) Bash Shell
2 28 (82.35%) EnterpriseDB
2 28 (82.35%) Puppet
2 28 (82.35%) Configuration Management
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Ruby
2 28 (82.35%) Xen
2 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (82.35%) Oracle
2 28 (82.35%) Unix
2 28 (82.35%) RUP
2 28 (82.35%) DSDM
2 28 (82.35%) Python
2 28 (82.35%) Tivoli
2 28 (82.35%) Shell Script
2 28 (82.35%) Scrum
2 28 (82.35%) Cobbler
2 28 (82.35%) OpenStack
2 28 (82.35%) CloudStack
2 28 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (82.35%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 28 (82.35%) CloudStack
1 28 (82.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
1 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (73.53%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 28 (82.35%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (82.35%) Configuration Management
1 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
1 28 (82.35%) DevOps
1 28 (82.35%) DSDM
1 28 (82.35%) RUP
1 28 (82.35%) Scrum
2 3 (8.82%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.82%) OWASP
2 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.82%) Presales
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) SQL
2 28 (82.35%) Bash Shell
2 28 (82.35%) Python
2 28 (82.35%) Ruby
2 28 (82.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) MCSA
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 29 (85.29%) vSphere
2 28 (82.35%) Xen
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (82.35%) Cobbler
1 28 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (82.35%) Puppet
1 28 (82.35%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Terraform
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) EnterpriseDB
1 28 (82.35%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago