Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 337 312
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25 -20
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 3 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.38% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 29
West Midlands median annual salary £28,750 £68,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -58.18% +71.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £46,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £31,350 £100,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.64% +4.12% +2.41%

XenServer is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1178 1301 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.63% 11.38% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 934 995 854
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -1.39%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Birmingham +21 2 £30,500 -66.11%
Staffordshire +13 1 £27,500 -42.11%
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
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 Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam