The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 239 208
Rank change year-on-year +33 -31  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 7 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 0.62% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £52,500
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 459 650 554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.85% 10.68% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 379 515 468
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XenServer in the West Midlands

XenServer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +24 6 £28,250 -29.37% 1
Birmingham +11 1 £37,500 -6.25%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) NHS
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (30.77%) VLAN
7 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (30.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) NAS
6 1 (7.69%) SSH
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) VyOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Sage
4 2 (15.38%) Vyatta
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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