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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 661 616 478
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -138
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 232 301 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.97% 2.41% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 201 265 396
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
11774 12478 10645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.87% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9834 10290 9075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -53 218 £42,000 +5.00% 30
London -9 92 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Yorkshire +13 42 £36,250 -9.37% 3
South East -16 26 £42,000 -11.57% 3
North Yorkshire +14 24 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Harrogate +6 21 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Leeds -2 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
North West -5 15 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England -8 15 £42,000 +15.86% 5
West Yorkshire -13 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
City of London +3 13 £70,000 +55.55% 3
South West -15 13 £68,750 +88.35%
Manchester -6 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cambridgeshire - 11 £42,000 - 2
East Midlands -2 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Berkshire -3 10 £67,500 +48.35% 1
Northamptonshire +8 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Northampton -2 8 £40,000 +6.66%
West Midlands -12 7 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Peterborough - 7 £40,000 - 2
Bristol -14 6 £70,000 -
Birmingham +12 5 £30,000 - 1
Reading -3 5 £70,000 +52.17%
Oxfordshire 0 4 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Surrey -13 4 £35,000 -20.00%
West Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 4 £50,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £43,500 -
Bracknell +21 3 £67,500 +237.50%
South Yorkshire +6 3 £95,000 +145.16%

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 475 (89.45%) Citrix
2 422 (79.47%) Windows
3 414 (77.97%) VMware
4 321 (60.45%) Microsoft
5 310 (58.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 302 (56.87%) XenApp
7 272 (51.22%) Active Directory
8 209 (39.36%) Hyper-V
9 205 (38.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 188 (35.40%) MS Exchange
11 177 (33.33%) SAN
12 164 (30.89%) Linux
13 159 (29.94%) XenDesktop
14 152 (28.63%) vSphere
15 144 (27.12%) Cisco
15 144 (27.12%) DNS
15 144 (27.12%) Firewall
16 139 (26.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 124 (23.35%) SQL
17 124 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 118 (22.22%) NetScaler
19 117 (22.03%) ITIL
20 114 (21.47%) LAN
21 112 (21.09%) WAN
22 109 (20.53%) DHCP
23 108 (20.34%) MS Excel
24 107 (20.15%) Citrix Certification
25 103 (19.40%) HP
25 103 (19.40%) TCP/IP
26 96 (18.08%) CCA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 188 (35.40%) MS Exchange
2 93 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (12.81%) Apache
4 66 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 62 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (10.73%) Lync
7 45 (8.47%) Tomcat
8 31 (5.84%) nginx
8 31 (5.84%) Confluence
9 29 (5.46%) IIS
10 28 (5.27%) SharePoint
11 27 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 24 (4.52%) OpenStack
13 23 (4.33%) MediaWiki
14 16 (3.01%) JBoss
15 13 (2.45%) WebSphere
15 13 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (2.45%) Node.js
16 12 (2.26%) Drupal
17 7 (1.32%) MTS
Applications
1 108 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 68 (12.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Magento
2 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.14%) Mimecast
2 21 (3.95%) Office 365
3 20 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.88%) SaaS
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.32%) SoftLayer
6 6 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.94%) Taleo
8 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 177 (33.33%) SAN
2 144 (27.12%) DNS
2 144 (27.12%) Firewall
3 118 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 114 (21.47%) LAN
5 112 (21.09%) WAN
6 109 (20.53%) DHCP
7 103 (19.40%) TCP/IP
8 84 (15.82%) VPN
9 63 (11.86%) LDAP
10 51 (9.60%) NAS
11 49 (9.23%) iSCSI
12 39 (7.34%) Network Security
13 32 (6.03%) VoIP
14 30 (5.65%) IPsec
15 29 (5.46%) VLAN
16 26 (4.90%) IPv6
16 26 (4.90%) OSPF
16 26 (4.90%) BGP
17 24 (4.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.88%) MySQL
2 69 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 26 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.32%) Ingres
9 5 (0.94%) OLTP
9 5 (0.94%) DB2
9 5 (0.94%) OLAP
9 5 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (6.97%) JIRA
1 37 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.03%) Subversion
3 29 (5.46%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.90%) Hudson
5 8 (1.51%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.13%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.75%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.75%) MSI
8 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.19%) GCC
9 1 (0.19%) Ant
9 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 71 (13.37%) Finance
2 24 (4.52%) Marketing
3 18 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.01%) Law
5 15 (2.82%) Advertising
6 12 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.07%) Publishing
8 8 (1.51%) Banking
9 7 (1.32%) Legal
9 7 (1.32%) Back Office
10 6 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.94%) Electronics
11 5 (0.94%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Retail
13 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (16.20%) Analyst
2 72 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 66 (12.43%) Administrator
4 57 (10.73%) Systems Administrator
5 55 (10.36%) Consultant
5 55 (10.36%) Support Engineer
6 53 (9.98%) Architect
7 45 (8.47%) Technical Support
8 39 (7.34%) Support Analyst
9 34 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 29 (5.46%) Technical Analyst
13 27 (5.08%) Citrix Consultant
14 24 (4.52%) Technical Support Analyst
15 20 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
16 19 (3.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 19 (3.58%) Citrix Support
16 19 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
17 18 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.90%) LAMP
2 15 (2.82%) Application Packaging
3 12 (2.26%) .NET
4 9 (1.69%) Web Services
5 8 (1.51%) Middleware
5 8 (1.51%) WAMP
5 8 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.13%) REST
7 5 (0.94%) Express
7 5 (0.94%) HTML5
7 5 (0.94%) jQuery
7 5 (0.94%) JSON
7 5 (0.94%) HTML
7 5 (0.94%) XML
7 5 (0.94%) XSLT
7 5 (0.94%) CSS
8 4 (0.75%) J2EE
9 3 (0.56%) COM
9 3 (0.56%) Django
10 1 (0.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.81%) Data Centre
2 52 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.72%) Clustering
4 24 (4.52%) Wiki
5 20 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.58%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.01%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.88%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.88%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.69%) CESG
11 8 (1.51%) Streaming Video
12 6 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.94%) DataPower
13 5 (0.94%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.75%) EqualLogic
14 4 (0.75%) New Media
14 4 (0.75%) Replication
14 4 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 422 (79.47%) Windows
2 205 (38.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 164 (30.89%) Linux
4 139 (26.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 124 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (13.75%) CentOS
7 50 (9.42%) Windows 8
8 47 (8.85%) Debian
9 44 (8.29%) UNIX
10 42 (7.91%) Windows XP
10 42 (7.91%) Ubuntu
11 40 (7.53%) Windows 7
12 20 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (3.77%) Solaris
12 20 (3.77%) AIX
13 16 (3.01%) Windows 2000
14 11 (2.07%) HPUX
15 6 (1.13%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.13%) SUSE
16 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.03%) ITIL
2 58 (10.92%) DevOps
3 49 (9.23%) Project Management
4 47 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (8.10%) Load Balancing
6 35 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
7 34 (6.40%) Configuration Management
8 31 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 30 (5.65%) Migration
10 29 (5.46%) Change Management
11 26 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (4.90%) Patch Management
12 24 (4.52%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.33%) Database Theory
13 23 (4.33%) Relational Database Theory
13 23 (4.33%) Data Modelling
13 23 (4.33%) Time Management
14 22 (4.14%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 124 (23.35%) SQL
2 77 (14.50%) PowerShell
3 64 (12.05%) Bash Shell
4 59 (11.11%) Java
5 48 (9.04%) Perl
6 39 (7.34%) PHP
7 28 (5.27%) Ruby
8 21 (3.95%) Python
9 20 (3.77%) VBScript
10 12 (2.26%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.32%) C++
13 6 (1.13%) VB
14 5 (0.94%) C
14 5 (0.94%) Jython
14 5 (0.94%) Korn
15 1 (0.19%) R
15 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 107 (20.15%) Citrix Certification
2 96 (18.08%) CCA
3 65 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 45 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 45 (8.47%) CCNA
6 40 (7.53%) CCEE
7 37 (6.97%) MCSE
8 28 (5.27%) MCITP
9 27 (5.08%) Degree
10 26 (4.90%) SC Cleared
11 20 (3.77%) MCP
12 19 (3.58%) MCSA
13 17 (3.20%) PhD
14 13 (2.45%) CCNP
15 8 (1.51%) MCTS
16 7 (1.32%) VCDX
16 7 (1.32%) VCAP
16 7 (1.32%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.07%) SLA
2 10 (1.88%) QA
3 9 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.94%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 310 (58.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 302 (56.87%) XenApp
3 272 (51.22%) Active Directory
4 209 (39.36%) Hyper-V
5 159 (29.94%) XenDesktop
6 152 (28.63%) vSphere
7 81 (15.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 61 (11.49%) VMware ESX
9 45 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (7.16%) Xen
11 32 (6.03%) Postfix
12 28 (5.27%) iptables
13 27 (5.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 26 (4.90%) Samba
14 26 (4.90%) KVM
15 24 (4.52%) Terminal Services
16 19 (3.58%) Terminal Server
17 17 (3.20%) vCloud
18 11 (2.07%) VMware Server
19 10 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (14.12%) SCCM
2 40 (7.53%) WSUS
2 40 (7.53%) Puppet
3 38 (7.16%) Backup Exec
4 35 (6.59%) ZABBIX
5 34 (6.40%) EdgeSight
6 31 (5.84%) Nagios
7 30 (5.65%) SCOM
8 28 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (3.58%) XenMobile
9 19 (3.58%) Ansible
10 18 (3.39%) Salt
11 16 (3.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 14 (2.64%) SELinux
13 13 (2.45%) Icinga
14 11 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (1.32%) WMI
16 6 (1.13%) OpenView
17 5 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 3 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 475 (89.45%) Citrix
2 414 (77.97%) VMware
3 321 (60.45%) Microsoft
4 144 (27.12%) Cisco
5 103 (19.40%) HP
6 79 (14.88%) Red Hat
7 73 (13.75%) AppSense
8 56 (10.55%) NetApp
9 52 (9.79%) EMC
10 51 (9.60%) Symantec
11 49 (9.23%) Veeam
12 35 (6.59%) IBM
13 26 (4.90%) Dell
14 24 (4.52%) Juniper
15 23 (4.33%) Zerto
16 22 (4.14%) Oracle
17 19 (3.58%) 3PAR
18 18 (3.39%) F5
18 18 (3.39%) IronPort
19 17 (3.20%) Polycom
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
Offsite I.T Limited
Salary: Smartphone + Travel Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus benefits and potential bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago