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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 207 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 19 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 3.12% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 18
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,650 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
799 769 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.66% 13.49% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 542 579 510
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 10 £80,000 +77.77%
Newbury +7 3 £31,500 -41.39%
Slough - 2 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £20,000 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (93.33%) Citrix
2 38 (84.44%) XenApp
3 37 (82.22%) XenDesktop
4 32 (71.11%) VMware
5 28 (62.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (60.00%) Windows
7 26 (57.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (51.11%) NetScaler
9 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
10 21 (46.67%) vSphere
11 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
11 20 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (42.22%) VMware ESX
13 15 (33.33%) SAN
14 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
15 13 (28.89%) CCA
16 12 (26.67%) XenMobile
17 10 (22.22%) ITIL
17 10 (22.22%) SQL
17 10 (22.22%) AppSense
18 9 (20.00%) Linux
18 9 (20.00%) HP
18 9 (20.00%) Dell
19 8 (17.78%) CCEA
19 8 (17.78%) CCEE
19 8 (17.78%) CCIA
20 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
20 7 (15.56%) PlateSpin

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) NetScaler
2 15 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) SMTP
5 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix Support
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) Debian
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (28.89%) CCA
3 8 (17.78%) CCEA
3 8 (17.78%) CCEE
3 8 (17.78%) CCIA
4 5 (11.11%) MCSE
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.11%) NCDA
4 5 (11.11%) NCIE
4 5 (11.11%) VCAP
4 5 (11.11%) MCTS
4 5 (11.11%) MCITP
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 38 (84.44%) XenApp
2 37 (82.22%) XenDesktop
3 28 (62.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (57.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (46.67%) vSphere
6 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 19 (42.22%) VMware ESX
8 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
10 3 (6.67%) Xen
10 3 (6.67%) Postfix
11 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
11 2 (4.44%) qmail
11 2 (4.44%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) XenMobile
2 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 3 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Citrix
2 32 (71.11%) VMware
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) AppSense
5 9 (20.00%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) Dell
6 7 (15.56%) PlateSpin
6 7 (15.56%) Veeam
6 7 (15.56%) NetApp
6 7 (15.56%) EMC
6 7 (15.56%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £44,000 to £52,000 per annum
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