The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 136 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 9 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.62% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 2.55% 4.46% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 14
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
XenServer
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
353 336 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.71% 13.88% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 251 269 195
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XenServer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

XenServer Salary Trend in Reading

XenServer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in Reading

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (90.00%) Citrix
1 18 (90.00%) XenApp
2 17 (85.00%) XenDesktop
3 14 (70.00%) NetScaler
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (60.00%) VMware
6 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 11 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (55.00%) XenMobile
7 9 (45.00%) CCA
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (40.00%) vSphere
9 7 (35.00%) CCEA
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) CCEE
9 7 (35.00%) CCIA
10 6 (30.00%) AppSense
11 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (25.00%) CRM
11 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
13 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (15.00%) Xen
14 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
14 2 (10.00%) Migration
14 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
14 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
14 2 (10.00%) DNS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix Support
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCA
3 7 (35.00%) CCEE
3 7 (35.00%) CCIA
3 7 (35.00%) CCEA
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) NCDA
4 1 (5.00%) NCIE
4 1 (5.00%) VCAP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) XenApp
2 17 (85.00%) XenDesktop
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (40.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (15.00%) Xen
9 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
10 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
10 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) IBM