The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 412 363 336
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -27
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 31 81 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 2.77% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 72 96
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,350 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
XenServer
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2889 2919 2818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.93% 12.89% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 2308 2414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XenServer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

XenServer Salary Trend in the South East

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XenServer Salary Histogram in the South East

XenServer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire -15 9 £43,500 -5.43%
Surrey -7 8 £35,000 -0.70%
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £35,500 -29.00%
Hampshire -3 2 £50,000 +61.29%
Kent - 2 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 89 (92.71%) Citrix
2 74 (77.08%) Windows
3 73 (76.04%) VMware
4 64 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 56 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (51.04%) Cisco
7 46 (47.92%) XenApp
8 44 (45.83%) Active Directory
9 42 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (39.58%) Hyper-V
11 36 (37.50%) SQL
12 34 (35.42%) NetScaler
13 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
13 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
13 33 (34.38%) XenDesktop
14 32 (33.33%) ITIL
15 31 (32.29%) Linux
16 29 (30.21%) CCA
16 29 (30.21%) Citrix Certification
17 28 (29.17%) Firewall
17 28 (29.17%) SAN
17 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (28.13%) DNS
19 26 (27.08%) vSphere
20 25 (26.04%) NetApp
20 25 (26.04%) AppSense
21 23 (23.96%) VMware ESX
21 23 (23.96%) Security Cleared
21 23 (23.96%) SCCM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.29%) IIS
4 7 (7.29%) Apache
5 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.21%) JBoss
7 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.13%) MediaWiki
7 3 (3.13%) nginx
7 3 (3.13%) Confluence
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.08%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Mimecast
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Taleo
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.08%) Office 365
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) NetScaler
2 28 (29.17%) Firewall
2 28 (29.17%) SAN
3 27 (28.13%) DNS
4 21 (21.88%) LAN
5 20 (20.83%) DHCP
6 18 (18.75%) WAN
6 18 (18.75%) iSCSI
7 11 (11.46%) Wireshark
8 9 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (9.38%) NAS
9 8 (8.33%) VoIP
9 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.29%) VPN
11 6 (6.25%) OSPF
11 6 (6.25%) BGP
12 5 (5.21%) IPv4
12 5 (5.21%) IPv6
12 5 (5.21%) Network Security
13 4 (4.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.13%) DB2
5 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Hudson
2 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 11 (11.46%) Marketing
2 6 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Back Office
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Support
3 10 (10.42%) Architect
4 9 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.21%) Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Customer Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
1 3 (3.13%) LAMP
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) PMI
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Wiki
5 3 (3.13%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.13%) New Media
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.08%) iPad
6 2 (2.08%) iPhone
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.04%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 74 (77.08%) Windows
2 42 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (32.29%) Linux
4 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.46%) CentOS
7 8 (8.33%) Debian
8 7 (7.29%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.17%) Android
12 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.13%) UNIX
13 1 (1.04%) SUSE
13 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
13 1 (1.04%) AIX
13 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (19.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (13.54%) Project Management
4 10 (10.42%) Business Development
5 9 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.21%) Server Building
9 4 (4.17%) DevOps
9 4 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.17%) Data Security
9 4 (4.17%) Security Management
9 4 (4.17%) Migration
9 4 (4.17%) Information Security
9 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) Java
3 8 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.17%) Ruby
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.17%) C
4 4 (4.17%) C++
5 3 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) CCA
1 29 (30.21%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (23.96%) Security Cleared
3 18 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.21%) Degree
6 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.17%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
7 3 (3.13%) VCP5
8 1 (1.04%) CCNP
8 1 (1.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 56 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (47.92%) XenApp
3 44 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 38 (39.58%) Hyper-V
5 33 (34.38%) XenDesktop
6 26 (27.08%) vSphere
7 23 (23.96%) VMware ESX
8 22 (22.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (11.46%) Terminal Services
10 9 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (7.29%) iptables
12 6 (6.25%) Samba
13 5 (5.21%) Xen
13 5 (5.21%) KVM
14 4 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (3.13%) Postfix
15 3 (3.13%) NFS
16 1 (1.04%) LXC
16 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
16 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (23.96%) SCCM
1 23 (23.96%) SCOM
2 20 (20.83%) EdgeSight
3 7 (7.29%) WSUS
3 7 (7.29%) Puppet
3 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.13%) WMI
5 3 (3.13%) Salt
6 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.04%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 89 (92.71%) Citrix
2 73 (76.04%) VMware
3 64 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 49 (51.04%) Cisco
5 25 (26.04%) AppSense
5 25 (26.04%) NetApp
6 22 (22.92%) HP
7 14 (14.58%) IBM
8 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
8 13 (13.54%) Symantec
9 12 (12.50%) Dell
10 10 (10.42%) 3PAR
11 9 (9.38%) Varonis
11 9 (9.38%) Zerto
11 9 (9.38%) Neverfail
11 9 (9.38%) Veeam
12 8 (8.33%) EMC
13 5 (5.21%) Juniper
14 3 (3.13%) Apple
14 3 (3.13%) Oracle