The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 196 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 26 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.43% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 3.18% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 19
Average salary £45,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,350 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
XenServer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
785 755 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.36% 13.59% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 533 591 511
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XenServer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Berkshire region.

XenServer Salary Trend in Berkshire

XenServer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

XenServer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 10 £46,000 -8.00%
Slough - 5 £50,000 -
Newbury +2 4 £31,500 -41.39%
Bracknell -1 1 £20,000 -60.00%
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer.

1 39 (97.50%) Citrix
2 33 (82.50%) XenApp
2 33 (82.50%) XenDesktop
3 26 (65.00%) VMware
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (55.00%) Windows
5 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
7 18 (45.00%) NetScaler
8 17 (42.50%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (37.50%) VMware ESX
10 14 (35.00%) SAN
11 13 (32.50%) vSphere
12 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (25.00%) Linux
13 10 (25.00%) HP
14 9 (22.50%) ITIL
14 9 (22.50%) Dell
15 8 (20.00%) SQL
15 8 (20.00%) CCA
15 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (20.00%) AppSense
15 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (17.50%) UNIX
16 7 (17.50%) EMC
16 7 (17.50%) NetApp
16 7 (17.50%) Symantec
16 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
16 7 (17.50%) Backup Exec

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) NetScaler
2 14 (35.00%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) SMTP
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Consultant
2 16 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix Support
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Debian
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCA
3 5 (12.50%) NCDA
3 5 (12.50%) NCIE
3 5 (12.50%) VCAP
3 5 (12.50%) CCEA
3 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.50%) MCTS
3 5 (12.50%) MCITP
4 4 (10.00%) CCIA
5 3 (7.50%) CCEE
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) XenApp
1 33 (82.50%) XenDesktop
2 26 (65.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 13 (32.50%) vSphere
6 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.50%) Postfix
8 2 (5.00%) Sendmail
8 2 (5.00%) qmail
8 2 (5.00%) MetaFrame
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (17.50%) Backup Exec
1 7 (17.50%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Citrix
2 26 (65.00%) VMware
3 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) HP
5 9 (22.50%) Dell
6 8 (20.00%) AppSense
7 7 (17.50%) PlateSpin
7 7 (17.50%) Veeam
7 7 (17.50%) Symantec
7 7 (17.50%) EMC
7 7 (17.50%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco