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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 592 473 420
Rank change year-on-year
-119 -53
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 321 463 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.64% 4.29% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 277 403 494
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
12161 10803 11015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 9.90% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10135 9211 9482
Average salary £40,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 11 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 11 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 -104 302 £43,750 -2.77% 49
London -96 90 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South East -18 88 £45,000 +3.44% 12
Yorkshire -39 38 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Surrey +4 36 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire -2 30 £45,000 - 6
City of London -16 29 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North West +11 27 £32,500 -27.77% 9
West Yorkshire -35 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Leeds -37 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -7 24 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Manchester +8 20 £32,000 -28.88% 9
East of England -61 18 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East Midlands -36 15 £39,500 -12.70% 2
Oxford +15 14 £55,000 +26.43%
Oxfordshire +5 14 £55,000 +26.43%
Woking -2 14 £33,500 -23.86%
Shropshire +8 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Telford +5 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Scotland -14 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Reading -16 10 £46,000 +2.22% 6
Buckinghamshire -16 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire -19 9 £41,250 -17.50%
Sheffield -3 8 £36,250 -19.44%
Birmingham -3 8 £30,250 -24.37% 1
South Yorkshire -5 8 £36,250 -19.44%
South West -13 8 £36,500 +12.30%
Hertfordshire -16 8 £50,000 -
Nottingham -21 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Edinburgh -9 7 £40,000 -20.00% 3

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 693 (86.95%) Citrix
2 585 (73.40%) VMware
3 540 (67.75%) Windows
4 512 (64.24%) Microsoft
5 492 (61.73%) XenApp
6 447 (56.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 414 (51.94%) XenDesktop
8 392 (49.18%) Active Directory
9 312 (39.15%) Hyper-V
10 285 (35.76%) SAN
11 279 (35.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 271 (34.00%) HP
13 270 (33.88%) MS Exchange
14 249 (31.24%) Cisco
15 229 (28.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 216 (27.10%) MS Excel
17 213 (26.73%) Linux
18 209 (26.22%) vSphere
19 200 (25.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 181 (22.71%) Firewall
21 162 (20.33%) Citrix Certification
21 162 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
22 159 (19.95%) NetApp
23 156 (19.57%) MCSE
24 147 (18.44%) SQL Server
25 141 (17.69%) Dell
26 138 (17.31%) EMC
27 133 (16.69%) ITIL
28 132 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
29 130 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 270 (33.88%) MS Exchange
2 162 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 88 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 65 (8.16%) IIS
6 60 (7.53%) SharePoint
7 57 (7.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (7.15%) Apache
8 55 (6.90%) Lync
9 35 (4.39%) Tomcat
10 32 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (2.89%) Office Communications Server
12 21 (2.63%) nginx
13 13 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (1.51%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.88%) WorkSite
16 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
18 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
18 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 216 (27.10%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.27%) MS Office
3 15 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.00%) Summit
4 7 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.02%) SaaS
2 29 (3.64%) Office 365
3 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.38%) IaaS
5 3 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (35.76%) SAN
2 181 (22.71%) Firewall
3 129 (16.19%) DNS
4 113 (14.18%) NetScaler
5 97 (12.17%) LAN
6 94 (11.79%) WAN
7 90 (11.29%) DHCP
8 68 (8.53%) TCP/IP
9 57 (7.15%) NAS
10 53 (6.65%) VPN
11 35 (4.39%) iSCSI
12 30 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (3.26%) HTTP
13 26 (3.26%) IPsec
14 24 (3.01%) Network Security
15 21 (2.63%) Internet
15 21 (2.63%) BGP
16 20 (2.51%) Unified Communications
17 17 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.03%) MySQL
3 57 (7.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) MS Access
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Subversion
1 10 (1.25%) JIRA
2 5 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (14.93%) Finance
2 18 (2.26%) Law
3 17 (2.13%) Legal
3 17 (2.13%) Back Office
4 7 (0.88%) Banking
5 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.50%) Games
6 3 (0.38%) Publishing
6 3 (0.38%) Local Government
6 3 (0.38%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.25%) Marketing
7 2 (0.25%) Retail
8 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 126 (15.81%) Consultant
2 102 (12.80%) Support Engineer
3 85 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 84 (10.54%) Analyst
5 80 (10.04%) Administrator
6 77 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 69 (8.66%) Systems Administrator
8 66 (8.28%) Citrix Engineer
9 51 (6.40%) Technical Consultant
10 50 (6.27%) Architect
11 42 (5.27%) Technical Engineer
12 41 (5.14%) Citrix Consultant
13 35 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (4.02%) Server Engineer
14 32 (4.02%) Citrix Support
15 31 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
15 31 (3.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 30 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
17 28 (3.51%) Support Analyst
18 27 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.76%) WSH
2 13 (1.63%) LAMP
3 11 (1.38%) Software Packaging
4 7 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (0.88%) Web Services
5 6 (0.75%) .NET
6 3 (0.38%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.25%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.13%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.29%) Clustering
2 45 (5.65%) Replication
3 37 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.39%) EqualLogic
5 29 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 26 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 26 (3.26%) Fat Client
6 26 (3.26%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.01%) Firmware
7 16 (2.01%) Smartphone
8 15 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.38%) PKI
11 7 (0.88%) Open Source
12 6 (0.75%) Kindle
12 6 (0.75%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.63%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 540 (67.75%) Windows
2 279 (35.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 213 (26.73%) Linux
4 200 (25.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 132 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (9.41%) Windows 7
7 54 (6.78%) UNIX
8 38 (4.77%) Debian
8 38 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (4.64%) Windows 8
10 23 (2.89%) Ubuntu
11 19 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 16 (2.01%) Solaris
13 15 (1.88%) Android
13 15 (1.88%) CentOS
14 14 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.38%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (16.69%) ITIL
2 53 (6.65%) Change Control
3 50 (6.27%) PRINCE2
3 50 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (5.14%) Project Management
5 40 (5.02%) Configuration Management
6 39 (4.89%) Migration
7 33 (4.14%) Service Delivery
8 30 (3.76%) Technical Architecture
9 27 (3.39%) DevOps
10 26 (3.26%) Business Continuity
11 25 (3.14%) E-Commerce
11 25 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (2.89%) Change Management
12 23 (2.89%) Load Balancing
12 23 (2.89%) Incident Management
13 21 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (2.13%) ITSM
16 15 (1.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (13.93%) SQL
2 89 (11.17%) PowerShell
3 47 (5.90%) Python
4 32 (4.02%) Perl
5 25 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 24 (3.01%) Ruby
7 15 (1.88%) VB
8 14 (1.76%) VBScript
8 14 (1.76%) Java
9 13 (1.63%) C
10 9 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.50%) PHP
12 1 (0.13%) C#
12 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 229 (28.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (20.33%) Citrix Certification
3 156 (19.57%) MCSE
4 130 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 115 (14.43%) MCITP
6 91 (11.42%) CCA
7 67 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (7.90%) Degree
9 56 (7.03%) CCIA
10 55 (6.90%) CCNA
11 50 (6.27%) VCP5
11 50 (6.27%) CCEE
12 46 (5.77%) MCSA
13 42 (5.27%) HP AIS
14 41 (5.14%) HP ASE
15 36 (4.52%) MCTS
16 26 (3.26%) CCAA
17 25 (3.14%) MCP
18 17 (2.13%) HND
18 17 (2.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.14%) SLA
2 30 (3.76%) QA
3 11 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 492 (61.73%) XenApp
2 447 (56.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 414 (51.94%) XenDesktop
4 392 (49.18%) Active Directory
5 312 (39.15%) Hyper-V
6 209 (26.22%) vSphere
7 76 (9.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 74 (9.28%) VMware ESX
9 32 (4.02%) Terminal Services
10 30 (3.76%) Xen
11 25 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (3.14%) vCloud
12 18 (2.26%) MetaFrame
13 16 (2.01%) VMware Server
14 14 (1.76%) KVM
15 13 (1.63%) Postfix
15 13 (1.63%) NFS
16 10 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 79 (9.91%) SCCM
2 53 (6.65%) Backup Exec
3 40 (5.02%) WSUS
4 34 (4.27%) Puppet
5 31 (3.89%) SCOM
6 30 (3.76%) XenMobile
7 23 (2.89%) Nagios
8 19 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (2.26%) SCVMM
10 17 (2.13%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.38%) Cacti
13 9 (1.13%) Salt
13 9 (1.13%) SmokePing
13 9 (1.13%) SCDPM
14 6 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.50%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
16 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 693 (86.95%) Citrix
2 585 (73.40%) VMware
3 512 (64.24%) Microsoft
4 271 (34.00%) HP
5 249 (31.24%) Cisco
6 159 (19.95%) NetApp
7 141 (17.69%) Dell
8 138 (17.31%) EMC
9 66 (8.28%) AppSense
10 52 (6.52%) Red Hat
11 49 (6.15%) Juniper
12 48 (6.02%) Symantec
13 44 (5.52%) Veeam
14 39 (4.89%) IBM
15 37 (4.64%) Oracle
16 36 (4.52%) 3PAR
17 29 (3.64%) CheckPoint
18 24 (3.01%) BMC
19 23 (2.89%) CommVault
20 22 (2.76%) F5
London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £36 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance, On-call
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum Healthcare Cashback Scheme, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum CIRCA £36,000, ONSITE GYM, COMPANY C
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Big Bonus + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago