The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 622 474 426
Rank change year-on-year
-148 -48
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 304 478 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.45% 4.44% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 263 419 503
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12402 10768 11371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 9.92% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10291 9168 9736
Average salary £40,325 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%

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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 -149 289 £42,000 -6.66% 39
London -114 92 £47,500 -5.00% 11
South East -44 79 £47,500 +9.19% 8
Surrey -25 30 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Yorkshire -28 30 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North West 0 29 £32,500 -27.77% 6
Berkshire +4 28 £46,000 -8.00% 4
City of London -33 28 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Leeds -29 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire -35 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -12 23 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Manchester +6 22 £32,500 -27.77% 4
East of England -57 20 £47,500 - 3
Oxford +15 13 £50,000 +14.94%
Oxfordshire +10 13 £50,000 +14.94%
East Midlands -34 12 £39,000 -16.12% 1
Shropshire +5 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Telford +2 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Hertfordshire -12 10 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -20 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Reading -7 9 £48,000 +6.66% 4
Woking -8 9 £33,500 -22.09% 1
Watford -9 9 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -3 8 £30,250 -32.77% 1
South West -18 8 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Hampshire -20 7 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Nottinghamshire -24 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Nottingham -27 7 £40,000 -20.00%
High Wycombe -4 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Scotland -5 6 £40,000 -12.56%

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 648 (87.57%) Citrix
2 547 (73.92%) VMware
3 505 (68.24%) Windows
4 478 (64.59%) Microsoft
5 466 (62.97%) XenApp
6 413 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 382 (51.62%) XenDesktop
8 368 (49.73%) Active Directory
9 278 (37.57%) SAN
10 277 (37.43%) Hyper-V
11 257 (34.73%) MS Exchange
12 248 (33.51%) HP
12 248 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 239 (32.30%) Cisco
14 214 (28.92%) MS Excel
15 213 (28.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 189 (25.54%) Linux
17 187 (25.27%) vSphere
18 186 (25.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 171 (23.11%) Firewall
20 162 (21.89%) NetApp
21 154 (20.81%) Citrix Certification
22 151 (20.41%) MCSE
22 151 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 141 (19.05%) SQL Server
24 140 (18.92%) ITIL
25 135 (18.24%) Dell
26 134 (18.11%) EMC
27 126 (17.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 124 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 257 (34.73%) MS Exchange
2 151 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 86 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (7.97%) IIS
6 55 (7.43%) Lync
7 52 (7.03%) Apache
8 51 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 50 (6.76%) SharePoint
10 33 (4.46%) Tomcat
11 27 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (3.11%) Office Communications Server
13 21 (2.84%) nginx
14 16 (2.16%) IBM Notes
15 10 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.54%) WorkSite
17 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
18 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
18 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 214 (28.92%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.30%) MS Office
3 14 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.08%) Summit
4 7 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.38%) Office 365
2 22 (2.97%) SaaS
3 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 278 (37.57%) SAN
2 171 (23.11%) Firewall
3 113 (15.27%) DNS
4 108 (14.59%) NetScaler
5 88 (11.89%) LAN
6 83 (11.22%) WAN
7 76 (10.27%) DHCP
8 62 (8.38%) TCP/IP
9 55 (7.43%) NAS
10 48 (6.49%) VPN
11 27 (3.65%) HTTP
11 27 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (3.51%) iSCSI
13 25 (3.38%) Internet
14 23 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (2.84%) IPsec
16 18 (2.43%) Network Security
16 18 (2.43%) Unified Communications
17 17 (2.30%) FTP
18 16 (2.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.11%) MySQL
3 56 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.35%) Subversion
1 10 (1.35%) JIRA
2 6 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.41%) Hudson
5 2 (0.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (13.38%) Finance
2 18 (2.43%) Law
3 16 (2.16%) Legal
4 15 (2.03%) Back Office
5 7 (0.95%) Banking
6 4 (0.54%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.41%) Local Government
7 3 (0.41%) Games
8 2 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (15.00%) Consultant
2 108 (14.59%) Support Engineer
3 85 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 78 (10.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 68 (9.19%) Analyst
6 63 (8.51%) Administrator
7 62 (8.38%) Citrix Engineer
8 56 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
9 49 (6.62%) Technical Consultant
10 46 (6.22%) Architect
11 40 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
12 37 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
13 36 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 34 (4.59%) Citrix Support
15 30 (4.05%) Server Engineer
16 26 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
16 26 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
17 24 (3.24%) Citrix Specialist
18 23 (3.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 23 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.03%) LAMP
2 11 (1.49%) Software Packaging
3 9 (1.22%) Web Services
4 8 (1.08%) .NET
5 7 (0.95%) WSH
6 3 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (0.41%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.27%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.14%) J2EE
8 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.95%) Clustering
2 46 (6.22%) Replication
3 35 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.46%) EqualLogic
5 23 (3.11%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.97%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.57%) Fat Client
7 19 (2.57%) Thin Client
8 17 (2.30%) Firmware
9 15 (2.03%) Smartphone
10 13 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.49%) PKI
13 9 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.81%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.81%) Kindle
16 4 (0.54%) LIMS
16 4 (0.54%) PACS
16 4 (0.54%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 505 (68.24%) Windows
2 248 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 189 (25.54%) Linux
4 186 (25.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 124 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 57 (7.70%) UNIX
8 38 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (5.00%) Debian
9 37 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 27 (3.65%) Windows XP
11 20 (2.70%) Ubuntu
12 18 (2.43%) CentOS
13 17 (2.30%) Android
14 14 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.76%) Solaris
16 12 (1.62%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.49%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (18.92%) ITIL
2 50 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (6.62%) PRINCE2
3 49 (6.62%) Change Control
4 42 (5.68%) Migration
4 42 (5.68%) Configuration Management
5 34 (4.59%) Project Management
6 32 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
7 30 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 30 (4.05%) DevOps
8 26 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 25 (3.38%) Business Continuity
10 24 (3.24%) Change Management
10 24 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (2.84%) Load Balancing
13 20 (2.70%) E-Commerce
14 19 (2.57%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (2.30%) ITSM
16 16 (2.16%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 114 (15.41%) SQL
2 68 (9.19%) PowerShell
3 41 (5.54%) Python
4 33 (4.46%) Perl
5 26 (3.51%) Ruby
5 26 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.62%) Java
7 11 (1.49%) C
7 11 (1.49%) VBScript
8 9 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.08%) PHP
10 7 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 213 (28.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (20.81%) Citrix Certification
3 151 (20.41%) MCSE
4 126 (17.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 97 (13.11%) MCITP
6 87 (11.76%) CCA
7 65 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (7.57%) CCNA
9 55 (7.43%) Degree
10 48 (6.49%) CCEE
11 45 (6.08%) CCIA
11 45 (6.08%) VCP5
12 42 (5.68%) MCSA
13 39 (5.27%) HP AIS
14 38 (5.14%) HP ASE
15 33 (4.46%) MCTS
16 29 (3.92%) MCP
17 19 (2.57%) CCAA
18 15 (2.03%) VCAP
19 14 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.54%) SLA
2 30 (4.05%) QA
3 11 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 466 (62.97%) XenApp
2 413 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 382 (51.62%) XenDesktop
4 368 (49.73%) Active Directory
5 277 (37.43%) Hyper-V
6 187 (25.27%) vSphere
7 79 (10.68%) VMware ESX
8 73 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (4.19%) Terminal Services
10 30 (4.05%) Xen
11 25 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (2.70%) vCloud
13 18 (2.43%) VMware Server
14 13 (1.76%) KVM
14 13 (1.76%) Postfix
14 13 (1.76%) MetaFrame
15 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (1.22%) NFS
17 8 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 4 (0.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 82 (11.08%) SCCM
2 51 (6.89%) Backup Exec
3 36 (4.86%) WSUS
4 30 (4.05%) Puppet
4 30 (4.05%) XenMobile
5 29 (3.92%) SCOM
6 19 (2.57%) Nagios
7 16 (2.16%) NetBackup
7 16 (2.16%) SCVMM
7 16 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.76%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.35%) Salt
10 9 (1.22%) SCDPM
11 8 (1.08%) Cacti
12 6 (0.81%) SmokePing
13 5 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (0.41%) Cobbler
14 3 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 648 (87.57%) Citrix
2 547 (73.92%) VMware
3 478 (64.59%) Microsoft
4 248 (33.51%) HP
5 239 (32.30%) Cisco
6 162 (21.89%) NetApp
7 135 (18.24%) Dell
8 134 (18.11%) EMC
9 63 (8.51%) AppSense
10 57 (7.70%) Juniper
11 47 (6.35%) Red Hat
12 43 (5.81%) Veeam
13 42 (5.68%) Symantec
14 35 (4.73%) Oracle
14 35 (4.73%) 3PAR
15 34 (4.59%) CheckPoint
16 32 (4.32%) IBM
17 24 (3.24%) BMC
18 23 (3.11%) CommVault
19 22 (2.97%) F5
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus +bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION,EXCELLENT PROGRESSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago