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

Citrix XenServer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 232 216
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.059% 0.097% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.88% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Median salary £30,000 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.55% +68.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £49,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £85,500 £46,250
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 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 564 681 567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.05% 11.01% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 465 563 493
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £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 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 24 June 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
Birmingham +4 2 £30,500 -54.81%
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) NHS
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) VyOS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database

XenServer
Co-occurring 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) VyOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Sage
3 2 (20.00%) Vyatta
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam