The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 568 520 491
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -29
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 333 398 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.57% 3.67% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 261 361 354
Average salary £43,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.49% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12934 10845 10592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.16% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10770 8972 8854
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XenServer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer within the UK.

XenServer Salary Trend in the UK

XenServer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenServer over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

XenServer Salary Histogram in the UK

XenServer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 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
England -29 321 £43,000 -9.47% 28
London +12 157 £45,000 -1.09% 13
Yorkshire +10 56 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Leeds +7 43 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Yorkshire -2 43 £35,000 -22.22% 4
South East -36 36 £45,000 -10.00% 4
City of London -3 26 £44,500 -1.11% 5
East Midlands +3 22 £34,500 -23.33% 2
Northamptonshire +6 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -5 15 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North West -29 15 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Northampton +7 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hampshire -6 13 £45,000 +28.57%
York +22 11 £52,500 +10.52%
North Yorkshire +21 11 £52,500 +10.52%
Manchester -8 11 £22,500 -47.67% 1
Portsmouth -8 10 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands -46 9 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -13 7 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East of England -38 7 £30,750 -23.12% 1
Bracknell -5 6 £50,000 -25.92%
Sidcup - 6 £45,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Milton Keynes -9 5 £42,500 -15.00%
North East -16 5 £37,250 +14.61%
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 5 £37,250 +14.61%
Tyne and Wear -23 5 £37,250 +14.61%
Chessington - 5 £45,000 -
Derbyshire +10 4 £32,500 -35.00%
Bristol -2 4 £65,000 +62.50% 1

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 515 (80.22%) Citrix
2 441 (68.69%) Windows
3 433 (67.45%) VMware
4 394 (61.37%) Microsoft
5 347 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 333 (51.87%) XenApp
7 300 (46.73%) Active Directory
8 284 (44.24%) SAN
9 273 (42.52%) MS Exchange
10 246 (38.32%) Hyper-V
11 241 (37.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 225 (35.05%) Firewall
13 218 (33.96%) Cisco
14 209 (32.55%) XenDesktop
15 200 (31.15%) Linux
16 192 (29.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 191 (29.75%) HP
18 174 (27.10%) MS Excel
19 148 (23.05%) vSphere
20 146 (22.74%) LAN
21 142 (22.12%) SQL Server
22 134 (20.87%) SQL
22 134 (20.87%) WAN
23 132 (20.56%) DNS
24 127 (19.78%) ITIL
25 121 (18.85%) DHCP
26 118 (18.38%) Citrix Certification
26 118 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2010
27 104 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
28 103 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 273 (42.52%) MS Exchange
2 118 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 83 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 72 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 65 (10.12%) Apache
7 58 (9.03%) SharePoint
8 49 (7.63%) Tomcat
9 48 (7.48%) IIS
10 40 (6.23%) Lync
11 26 (4.05%) nginx
12 24 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (2.34%) IBM Notes
13 15 (2.34%) Confluence
13 15 (2.34%) MediaWiki
14 14 (2.18%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (1.87%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.40%) Commerce Server
17 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 174 (27.10%) MS Excel
2 91 (14.17%) MS Office
3 9 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.67%) Office 365
2 12 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Terremark
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 284 (44.24%) SAN
2 225 (35.05%) Firewall
3 146 (22.74%) LAN
4 134 (20.87%) WAN
5 132 (20.56%) DNS
6 121 (18.85%) DHCP
7 100 (15.58%) NetScaler
8 96 (14.95%) TCP/IP
9 91 (14.17%) VPN
10 84 (13.08%) NAS
11 75 (11.68%) iSCSI
12 69 (10.75%) Wireless
13 59 (9.19%) Network Security
14 57 (8.88%) VoIP
15 50 (7.79%) LDAP
16 36 (5.61%) BGP
16 36 (5.61%) OSPF
17 34 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (4.52%) SNMP
19 27 (4.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 83 (12.93%) MySQL
3 33 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 27 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.47%) Big Data
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (4.67%) Git (software)
1 30 (4.67%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.96%) JIRA
3 17 (2.65%) Hudson
4 16 (2.49%) Subversion
5 8 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.31%) MSI
6 2 (0.31%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.31%) AdminStudio
General
1 44 (6.85%) Finance
2 26 (4.05%) Law
3 16 (2.49%) Marketing
4 13 (2.02%) Back Office
5 11 (1.71%) Advertising
6 10 (1.56%) Banking
7 9 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.93%) Retail
10 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.62%) Legal
11 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
12 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 103 (16.04%) Consultant
2 91 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (12.46%) Support Engineer
4 68 (10.59%) Analyst
5 55 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 51 (7.94%) Technical Support
7 44 (6.85%) Administrator
8 43 (6.70%) Architect
9 41 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (5.76%) Citrix Engineer
11 34 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (4.52%) Citrix Consultant
13 27 (4.21%) Technical Engineer
13 27 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
15 25 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (3.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
16 22 (3.43%) Support Analyst
17 21 (3.27%) Citrix Support
18 19 (2.96%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (2.65%) LAMP
3 13 (2.02%) Web Services
4 6 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.47%) Middleware
5 3 (0.47%) .NET
5 3 (0.47%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.31%) LINQ
6 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.57%) Clustering
2 52 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.92%) Blackberry
4 30 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.80%) CESG
5 18 (2.80%) Open Source
5 18 (2.80%) Streaming Video
6 15 (2.34%) Wiki
7 13 (2.02%) Replication
8 10 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.56%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.40%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.31%) PKI
13 2 (0.31%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.31%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 441 (68.69%) Windows
2 241 (37.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (31.15%) Linux
4 192 (29.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 104 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (10.44%) Windows XP
7 65 (10.12%) CentOS
8 52 (8.10%) UNIX
9 49 (7.63%) Windows 8
10 46 (7.17%) Windows 7
10 46 (7.17%) Ubuntu
11 24 (3.74%) Debian
12 13 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.09%) SUSE
13 7 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.93%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.93%) AIX
14 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.78%) Android
16 4 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (19.78%) ITIL
2 59 (9.19%) Configuration Management
3 58 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (7.63%) Project Management
5 43 (6.70%) Load Balancing
6 39 (6.07%) Root Cause Analysis
6 39 (6.07%) DevOps
7 37 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
8 34 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (4.98%) Migration
10 30 (4.67%) Information Security
11 28 (4.36%) Time Management
12 27 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.21%) E-Commerce
12 27 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (4.05%) Mentoring
14 24 (3.74%) Change Control
14 24 (3.74%) Change Management
15 19 (2.96%) DRM
15 19 (2.96%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (20.87%) SQL
2 62 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 58 (9.03%) Bash Shell
4 48 (7.48%) Perl
5 40 (6.23%) Java
6 39 (6.07%) Ruby
7 22 (3.43%) Python
8 20 (3.12%) PHP
9 11 (1.71%) C
10 4 (0.62%) Golang
10 4 (0.62%) C#
10 4 (0.62%) C++
10 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.62%) VBScript
11 3 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (18.38%) Citrix Certification
2 103 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (13.71%) CCA
4 84 (13.08%) MCSE
5 66 (10.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 65 (10.12%) MCSA
7 64 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (7.63%) CCNA
9 43 (6.70%) MCITP
10 36 (5.61%) Degree
11 24 (3.74%) CCEE
12 23 (3.58%) MCP
13 22 (3.43%) CCIA
13 22 (3.43%) Security Cleared
13 22 (3.43%) CCNP
14 21 (3.27%) SC Cleared
14 21 (3.27%) VCP4
15 15 (2.34%) CCSE
16 14 (2.18%) CISSP
17 13 (2.02%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.70%) SLA
2 10 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 347 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 333 (51.87%) XenApp
3 300 (46.73%) Active Directory
4 246 (38.32%) Hyper-V
5 209 (32.55%) XenDesktop
6 148 (23.05%) vSphere
7 78 (12.15%) VMware ESX
8 74 (11.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (5.30%) Xen
10 30 (4.67%) Terminal Services
11 28 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
12 24 (3.74%) Samba
13 22 (3.43%) KVM
14 20 (3.12%) vCloud
14 20 (3.12%) Postfix
15 10 (1.56%) ISA Server
16 9 (1.40%) VMware Server
17 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.62%) Docker
18 4 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 66 (10.28%) Backup Exec
2 65 (10.12%) SCOM
3 54 (8.41%) SCCM
4 45 (7.01%) Puppet
5 41 (6.39%) XenMobile
6 39 (6.07%) WSUS
7 34 (5.30%) Nagios
8 33 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (3.89%) EdgeSight
10 23 (3.58%) SELinux
11 21 (3.27%) Icinga
12 17 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (2.49%) ZABBIX
14 14 (2.18%) SCVMM
15 12 (1.87%) Salt
16 11 (1.71%) HP SIM
17 8 (1.25%) OpenView
18 7 (1.09%) WMI
18 7 (1.09%) Cobbler
18 7 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 515 (80.22%) Citrix
2 433 (67.45%) VMware
3 394 (61.37%) Microsoft
4 218 (33.96%) Cisco
5 191 (29.75%) HP
6 90 (14.02%) NetApp
7 75 (11.68%) Dell
8 72 (11.21%) Veeam
9 65 (10.12%) AppSense
10 60 (9.35%) Red Hat
11 54 (8.41%) Symantec
12 47 (7.32%) EMC
13 43 (6.70%) Juniper
14 39 (6.07%) Riverbed
15 38 (5.92%) IBM
16 37 (5.76%) CheckPoint
17 21 (3.27%) F5
18 18 (2.80%) SonicWALL
18 18 (2.80%) 3PAR
19 17 (2.65%) Varonis
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Execuzen Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £27200 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Enfield
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £5,000 car allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Enfield
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago