The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 277 266 269
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 35 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.89% 6.06% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 61
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
XenServer
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1210 974 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.34% 8.11% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 852 1085
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XenServer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

XenServer Salary Trend in the City of London

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

XenServer Salary Histogram in the City of London

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 61 (84.72%) Citrix
2 57 (79.17%) XenApp
3 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 44 (61.11%) XenDesktop
5 43 (59.72%) VMware
6 40 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (50.00%) Windows
8 32 (44.44%) Cisco
9 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
10 26 (36.11%) NetScaler
11 25 (34.72%) Hyper-V
12 19 (26.39%) vSphere
12 19 (26.39%) Linux
13 17 (23.61%) ITIL
13 17 (23.61%) Firewall
13 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (20.83%) EMC
15 14 (19.44%) NetApp
16 13 (18.06%) SAN
16 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (16.67%) Degree
17 12 (16.67%) CCNA
17 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (16.67%) MCSE
17 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
18 10 (13.89%) Legal
18 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
18 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (12.50%) Migration

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.17%) nginx
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) NetScaler
2 17 (23.61%) Firewall
3 13 (18.06%) SAN
4 8 (11.11%) DNS
5 7 (9.72%) WAN
5 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.33%) VPN
6 6 (8.33%) LAN
6 6 (8.33%) DHCP
7 5 (6.94%) BGP
7 5 (6.94%) IPsec
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.78%) VoIP
11 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.39%) SNMP
11 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.39%) VLAN
11 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (13.89%) Legal
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
2 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Administrator
2 8 (11.11%) Architect
2 8 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (9.72%) Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix Support
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) NOC Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Web Services
1 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.39%) Kindle
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Linux
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.72%) UNIX
9 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.56%) Android
9 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.39%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) AIX
11 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.17%) Release Management
6 3 (4.17%) ITSM
6 3 (4.17%) Web Services Management
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (1.39%) ERP
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.39%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Python
2 5 (6.94%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) MCSE
1 12 (16.67%) CCNA
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (9.72%) MCP
4 6 (8.33%) MCSA
4 6 (8.33%) CCSA
5 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.78%) MCTS
6 2 (2.78%) MCITP
6 2 (2.78%) CCEE
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CCEA
7 1 (1.39%) CCA
7 1 (1.39%) PhD
7 1 (1.39%) HNC
7 1 (1.39%) HND
7 1 (1.39%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (79.17%) XenApp
2 44 (61.11%) XenDesktop
3 40 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 25 (34.72%) Hyper-V
6 19 (26.39%) vSphere
7 9 (12.50%) VMware ESX
8 5 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.94%) vCloud
9 3 (4.17%) KVM
10 1 (1.39%) Xen
10 1 (1.39%) PowerConvert
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Nagios
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) Cacti
2 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) SmokePing
2 5 (6.94%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) WMI
4 1 (1.39%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (84.72%) Citrix
2 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 43 (59.72%) VMware
4 32 (44.44%) Cisco
5 15 (20.83%) EMC
6 14 (19.44%) NetApp
7 8 (11.11%) Juniper
7 8 (11.11%) Oracle
7 8 (11.11%) HP
8 6 (8.33%) Dell
8 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.33%) Veeam
9 5 (6.94%) ProCurve
10 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
10 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.17%) Apple
11 3 (4.17%) Remedy
11 3 (4.17%) BMC
11 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.78%) AppSense