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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 590 565 488
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -77
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 306 372 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.49% 3.06% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 228 333 386
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
12295 12149 10744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.51% 10.35% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10141 10282 9056
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 293 £42,000 -6.66% 37
London +9 111 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South East +7 72 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire +16 27 £47,500 +5.55% 3
East of England +27 26 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Surrey +17 25 £35,000 -22.22%
North West +2 23 £33,250 +2.30% 7
City of London +27 21 £38,250 -27.14% 4
Manchester +26 21 £29,000 -3.33% 7
East Midlands -5 19 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire +10 17 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South West +3 16 £45,000 +60.71% 4
Hertfordshire +7 15 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -21 14 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North Yorkshire +20 11 £25,000 -47.36% 4
Northampton +7 11 £35,000 -6.66%
Reading -5 11 £47,500 -
Dorset - 11 £45,000 - 1
Essex +12 9 £53,000 +112.00%
Hampshire -1 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Wimborne - 9 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 9 £37,500 - 2
Southampton +8 8 £50,000 +61.29%
Sidcup - 7 £45,250 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £47,500 - 3
Portsmouth - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands -20 6 £43,250 +23.57% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £24,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £25,000 -50.00%

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 540 (83.85%) Citrix
2 482 (74.84%) Windows
3 474 (73.60%) VMware
4 405 (62.89%) Microsoft
5 359 (55.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 330 (51.24%) XenApp
7 319 (49.53%) Active Directory
8 283 (43.94%) Hyper-V
9 275 (42.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 270 (41.93%) SAN
11 263 (40.84%) MS Exchange
12 229 (35.56%) Cisco
13 201 (31.21%) Firewall
14 190 (29.50%) Linux
15 189 (29.35%) HP
15 189 (29.35%) XenDesktop
16 188 (29.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 174 (27.02%) MS Excel
18 171 (26.55%) LAN
19 166 (25.78%) WAN
20 164 (25.47%) vSphere
21 154 (23.91%) DNS
22 138 (21.43%) SQL
23 137 (21.27%) Windows Server 2012
24 136 (21.12%) ITIL
24 136 (21.12%) DHCP
25 120 (18.63%) SQL Server
26 119 (18.48%) Citrix Certification
27 118 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
28 115 (17.86%) NetScaler

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 263 (40.84%) MS Exchange
2 118 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 75 (11.65%) Apache
5 69 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (9.63%) Lync
7 60 (9.32%) SharePoint
8 58 (9.01%) Tomcat
9 52 (8.07%) IIS
10 47 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (3.88%) nginx
13 23 (3.57%) Confluence
14 20 (3.11%) MediaWiki
15 17 (2.64%) OpenStack
16 11 (1.71%) IBM Notes
17 8 (1.24%) Commerce Server
18 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
19 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 174 (27.02%) MS Excel
2 83 (12.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Summit
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.59%) Mimecast
2 25 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.42%) Office 365
4 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 270 (41.93%) SAN
2 201 (31.21%) Firewall
3 171 (26.55%) LAN
4 166 (25.78%) WAN
5 154 (23.91%) DNS
6 136 (21.12%) DHCP
7 115 (17.86%) NetScaler
8 99 (15.37%) VPN
9 87 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 75 (11.65%) iSCSI
11 64 (9.94%) LDAP
12 59 (9.16%) Network Security
13 58 (9.01%) Wireless
14 51 (7.92%) NAS
15 50 (7.76%) VoIP
16 40 (6.21%) VLAN
17 38 (5.90%) OSPF
17 38 (5.90%) BGP
18 33 (5.12%) SNMP
19 29 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 86 (13.35%) MySQL
3 29 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.31%) Ingres
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.16%) Big Data
13 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.73%) Subversion
2 24 (3.73%) JIRA
3 23 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.26%) Hudson
5 7 (1.09%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.47%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.47%) MSI
6 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Ant
7 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 65 (10.09%) Finance
2 31 (4.81%) Law
3 20 (3.11%) Marketing
4 16 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.17%) Advertising
6 13 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.24%) Back Office
8 7 (1.09%) Legal
8 7 (1.09%) Banking
8 7 (1.09%) Retail
9 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.93%) Publishing
10 5 (0.78%) Games
11 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 87 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 87 (13.51%) Consultant
2 84 (13.04%) Analyst
3 67 (10.40%) Support Engineer
4 60 (9.32%) Technical Support
5 53 (8.23%) Architect
6 50 (7.76%) Administrator
7 44 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
8 28 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 28 (4.35%) Service Analyst
9 26 (4.04%) Citrix Consultant
10 23 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
11 22 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
11 22 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 21 (3.26%) IT Manager
13 19 (2.95%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
2 19 (2.95%) LAMP
3 15 (2.33%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.24%) Web Services
5 6 (0.93%) .NET
6 4 (0.62%) COM
6 4 (0.62%) Middleware
7 3 (0.47%) WAMP
8 2 (0.31%) J2EE
8 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.45%) Clustering
3 33 (5.12%) Blackberry
4 28 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.57%) Streaming Video
6 20 (3.11%) Wiki
6 20 (3.11%) CESG
7 18 (2.80%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.33%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.33%) Fat Client
10 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.86%) Replication
12 10 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.40%) Open Source
14 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.09%) EqualLogic
16 4 (0.62%) PMI
17 3 (0.47%) New Media
17 3 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 482 (74.84%) Windows
2 275 (42.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 190 (29.50%) Linux
4 188 (29.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 137 (21.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (11.34%) CentOS
7 65 (10.09%) Windows XP
8 61 (9.47%) Windows 8
9 59 (9.16%) Windows 7
10 40 (6.21%) Ubuntu
11 34 (5.28%) UNIX
12 29 (4.50%) Debian
13 18 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.71%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.40%) AIX
16 7 (1.09%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.78%) Android
19 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.12%) ITIL
2 69 (10.71%) Project Management
3 62 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 57 (8.85%) Configuration Management
5 53 (8.23%) Load Balancing
6 46 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 41 (6.37%) Time Management
7 41 (6.37%) Migration
8 38 (5.90%) Change Management
8 38 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 37 (5.75%) DevOps
10 33 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (4.50%) Information Security
13 28 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 24 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (3.73%) DRM
15 22 (3.42%) Mentoring
16 21 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (3.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 138 (21.43%) SQL
2 76 (11.80%) PowerShell
3 63 (9.78%) Bash Shell
4 51 (7.92%) Perl
5 49 (7.61%) Java
6 35 (5.43%) Ruby
7 22 (3.42%) PHP
8 14 (2.17%) Python
9 11 (1.71%) VBScript
10 9 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.09%) C
12 5 (0.78%) C#
12 5 (0.78%) C++
12 5 (0.78%) VB
13 4 (0.62%) Go
14 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (18.48%) Citrix Certification
2 108 (16.77%) CCA
3 89 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (10.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 61 (9.47%) MCSE
6 60 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (7.30%) MCSA
8 43 (6.68%) CCNA
9 42 (6.52%) Security Cleared
10 34 (5.28%) CCEE
11 33 (5.12%) MCITP
12 31 (4.81%) MCP
13 28 (4.35%) SC Cleared
14 27 (4.19%) Degree
15 24 (3.73%) CCNP
16 17 (2.64%) CCIA
17 14 (2.17%) VCAP
18 13 (2.02%) CCSE
18 13 (2.02%) VCDX
19 12 (1.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.37%) SLA
2 12 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.40%) QA
5 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 359 (55.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 330 (51.24%) XenApp
3 319 (49.53%) Active Directory
4 283 (43.94%) Hyper-V
5 189 (29.35%) XenDesktop
6 164 (25.47%) vSphere
7 94 (14.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 75 (11.65%) VMware ESX
9 38 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (5.12%) Xen
11 30 (4.66%) Terminal Services
12 26 (4.04%) vCloud
12 26 (4.04%) Samba
13 24 (3.73%) iptables
14 23 (3.57%) Postfix
15 20 (3.11%) Terminal Server
16 17 (2.64%) KVM
17 12 (1.86%) VMware Server
17 12 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 87 (13.51%) SCCM
2 66 (10.25%) Backup Exec
3 58 (9.01%) SCOM
4 54 (8.39%) WSUS
5 45 (6.99%) EdgeSight
6 41 (6.37%) Puppet
7 34 (5.28%) Nagios
8 24 (3.73%) ZABBIX
8 24 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (3.73%) SELinux
9 23 (3.57%) Icinga
10 21 (3.26%) XenMobile
11 16 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 16 (2.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 13 (2.02%) Salt
13 7 (1.09%) WMI
14 6 (0.93%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.93%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.78%) Ansible
15 5 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 540 (83.85%) Citrix
2 474 (73.60%) VMware
3 405 (62.89%) Microsoft
4 229 (35.56%) Cisco
5 189 (29.35%) HP
6 88 (13.66%) NetApp
7 79 (12.27%) AppSense
8 75 (11.65%) Veeam
9 73 (11.34%) Red Hat
10 70 (10.87%) Symantec
11 63 (9.78%) Dell
12 60 (9.32%) EMC
13 51 (7.92%) IBM
14 47 (7.30%) Juniper
15 33 (5.12%) CheckPoint
16 29 (4.50%) Riverbed
17 27 (4.19%) F5
17 27 (4.19%) Zerto
18 23 (3.57%) 3PAR
19 18 (2.80%) Varonis
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
CDI Anderselite Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Overtime, Oncall and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call allowance
Posted: 7 days ago