The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 58 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.03% 0.34% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 11.59% 1.54% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
XenServer
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.51% 22.18% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 61
Average salary £48,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.86% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

XenServer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

XenServer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
1 8 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (37.50%) AppSense
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) CCA
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) CCA
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
1 8 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
1 3 (37.50%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) AppSense
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco