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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 129 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 8 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 2.28% 4.46% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 14
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,950 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £69,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
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
351 404 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.95% 17.37% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 235 338 180
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (87.50%) XenApp
2 14 (87.50%) XenDesktop
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) AppSense
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 6 (37.50%) CCA
8 6 (37.50%) XenMobile
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 4 (25.00%) CCEA
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) HP
11 3 (18.75%) CCIA
12 2 (12.50%) CCEE
12 2 (12.50%) vSphere
12 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
12 2 (12.50%) Dell
12 2 (12.50%) DNS
12 2 (12.50%) ITIL
13 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 1 (6.25%) SQL
13 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Citrix Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCA
3 4 (25.00%) CCEA
4 3 (18.75%) CCIA
5 2 (12.50%) CCEE
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) MCTS
6 1 (6.25%) MCITP
6 1 (6.25%) NCDA
6 1 (6.25%) NCIE
6 1 (6.25%) VCAP
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) XenApp
1 14 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) XenMobile
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) AppSense
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam