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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 631 637 484
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -153
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 271 304 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 2.40% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 234 263 419
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £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
11948 12675 10984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.93% 10.83% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9942 10492 9361
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 3 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 3 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 -11 253 £40,000 -4.76% 18
London +22 93 £50,500 +6.31% 6
Yorkshire +20 45 £35,000 -26.31% 4
South East -37 31 £37,250 -21.57%
North Yorkshire +28 30 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Harrogate - 25 £22,500 - 1
North West -8 22 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England +15 19 £43,500 -8.42% 5
Manchester +3 19 £36,250 +11.53%
South West 0 17 £70,000 +91.78% 1
City of London +21 13 £67,500 +28.57% 1
East Midlands +7 13 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Northamptonshire +4 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Yorkshire -7 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Leeds -10 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -16 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Northampton +5 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire -8 9 £45,000 -2.17%
Cambridgeshire +17 8 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Surrey -7 8 £35,000 -1.40%
Bristol -11 7 £70,000 -
Birmingham -7 6 £30,000 -0.82%
Hertfordshire -8 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Sidcup - 6 £50,500 -
Dorset +13 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Peterborough +2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Essex -1 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £45,000 -
Sheffield +1 3 £95,000 +153.33%

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 525 (90.05%) Citrix
2 462 (79.25%) Windows
3 446 (76.50%) VMware
4 356 (61.06%) Microsoft
5 323 (55.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 323 (55.40%) XenApp
6 297 (50.94%) Active Directory
7 243 (41.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 235 (40.31%) Hyper-V
9 212 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 209 (35.85%) SAN
11 174 (29.85%) Cisco
12 172 (29.50%) Linux
13 170 (29.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 165 (28.30%) XenDesktop
15 164 (28.13%) vSphere
16 161 (27.62%) DNS
17 156 (26.76%) Firewall
18 143 (24.53%) HP
19 137 (23.50%) SQL
19 137 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
20 133 (22.81%) LAN
21 132 (22.64%) ITIL
22 129 (22.13%) WAN
23 123 (21.10%) DHCP
24 122 (20.93%) MS Excel
25 118 (20.24%) NetScaler
26 111 (19.04%) Citrix Certification
27 100 (17.15%) CCA
28 99 (16.98%) TCP/IP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 212 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 99 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 73 (12.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (11.32%) Apache
6 62 (10.63%) Lync
7 42 (7.20%) Tomcat
8 37 (6.35%) SharePoint
9 36 (6.17%) IIS
9 36 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (5.49%) nginx
11 31 (5.32%) Confluence
12 24 (4.12%) OpenStack
13 23 (3.95%) MediaWiki
14 22 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (2.23%) JBoss
15 13 (2.23%) Node.js
16 12 (2.06%) Drupal
16 12 (2.06%) WebSphere
17 7 (1.20%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 122 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 74 (12.69%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Magento
2 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.32%) Mimecast
2 25 (4.29%) Office 365
3 19 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.03%) SaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.51%) Taleo
6 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 209 (35.85%) SAN
2 161 (27.62%) DNS
3 156 (26.76%) Firewall
4 133 (22.81%) LAN
5 129 (22.13%) WAN
6 123 (21.10%) DHCP
7 118 (20.24%) NetScaler
8 99 (16.98%) TCP/IP
9 80 (13.72%) VPN
10 63 (10.81%) LDAP
11 55 (9.43%) iSCSI
12 54 (9.26%) NAS
13 45 (7.72%) Network Security
14 38 (6.52%) VLAN
15 37 (6.35%) VoIP
16 29 (4.97%) OSPF
16 29 (4.97%) BGP
17 26 (4.46%) IPv6
18 25 (4.29%) IPsec
19 24 (4.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 77 (13.21%) MySQL
3 26 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.20%) Ingres
9 5 (0.86%) OLTP
9 5 (0.86%) OLAP
9 5 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) DB2
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (6.17%) JIRA
1 36 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.49%) Subversion
3 28 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.29%) Hudson
5 8 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.20%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.69%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.69%) MSI
8 1 (0.17%) Ant
8 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
General
1 75 (12.86%) Finance
2 23 (3.95%) Marketing
3 21 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.43%) Law
5 16 (2.74%) Advertising
6 15 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.72%) Publishing
8 9 (1.54%) Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Games
9 6 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Electronics
10 5 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.69%) Retail
12 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
13 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (16.12%) Analyst
2 83 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 66 (11.32%) Consultant
4 61 (10.46%) Architect
5 59 (10.12%) Support Engineer
6 56 (9.61%) Administrator
7 50 (8.58%) Technical Support
8 48 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 39 (6.69%) Support Analyst
11 32 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (5.15%) Citrix Consultant
13 29 (4.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 24 (4.12%) Technical Analyst
14 24 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
14 24 (4.12%) Service Analyst
15 22 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
16 20 (3.43%) Technical Support Analyst
17 18 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.46%) LAMP
2 16 (2.74%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.72%) .NET
3 10 (1.72%) Middleware
3 10 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.37%) Web Services
4 8 (1.37%) WAMP
5 6 (1.03%) REST
6 5 (0.86%) Express
6 5 (0.86%) HTML5
6 5 (0.86%) jQuery
6 5 (0.86%) JSON
6 5 (0.86%) XML
6 5 (0.86%) XSLT
6 5 (0.86%) HTML
6 5 (0.86%) CSS
7 3 (0.51%) J2EE
7 3 (0.51%) COM
7 3 (0.51%) Django
8 1 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.92%) Data Centre
2 51 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (8.58%) Clustering
4 25 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 23 (3.95%) Wiki
6 21 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.57%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.06%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.89%) EqualLogic
10 11 (1.89%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.37%) Streaming Video
12 7 (1.20%) Replication
12 7 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.03%) CESG
14 5 (0.86%) DataPower
15 4 (0.69%) Life Science
15 4 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 462 (79.25%) Windows
2 243 (41.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 172 (29.50%) Linux
4 170 (29.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 137 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (12.35%) CentOS
7 58 (9.95%) Windows 8
8 56 (9.61%) Windows 7
9 52 (8.92%) Windows XP
10 46 (7.89%) Debian
10 46 (7.89%) Ubuntu
11 43 (7.38%) UNIX
12 22 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (3.09%) AIX
13 18 (3.09%) Windows 2000
14 16 (2.74%) Solaris
15 9 (1.54%) HPUX
16 8 (1.37%) SUSE
17 6 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (22.64%) ITIL
2 60 (10.29%) Project Management
2 60 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 54 (9.26%) DevOps
4 45 (7.72%) Load Balancing
5 39 (6.69%) Capacity Planning
6 38 (6.52%) Migration
7 34 (5.83%) Change Management
8 31 (5.32%) Configuration Management
8 31 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 30 (5.15%) Patch Management
10 27 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (4.29%) E-Commerce
11 25 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.12%) Time Management
12 24 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 23 (3.95%) Database Theory
13 23 (3.95%) Relational Database Theory
13 23 (3.95%) Data Modelling
13 23 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 137 (23.50%) SQL
2 80 (13.72%) PowerShell
3 60 (10.29%) Bash Shell
4 54 (9.26%) Java
5 46 (7.89%) Perl
6 39 (6.69%) PHP
7 30 (5.15%) Ruby
8 19 (3.26%) Python
9 17 (2.92%) VBScript
10 14 (2.40%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.20%) C++
13 6 (1.03%) VB
14 5 (0.86%) C
14 5 (0.86%) Jython
14 5 (0.86%) Korn
15 2 (0.34%) Go
16 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 111 (19.04%) Citrix Certification
2 100 (17.15%) CCA
3 69 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 51 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (7.72%) CCNA
7 44 (7.55%) Security Cleared
8 41 (7.03%) CCEE
9 39 (6.69%) MCSE
10 31 (5.32%) MCITP
11 29 (4.97%) Degree
12 27 (4.63%) SC Cleared
13 24 (4.12%) MCSA
14 22 (3.77%) MCP
15 16 (2.74%) PhD
16 14 (2.40%) CCNP
17 11 (1.89%) VCDX
17 11 (1.89%) VCAP
18 10 (1.72%) CCIA
19 8 (1.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.60%) SLA
2 10 (1.72%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.69%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) GxP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 323 (55.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 323 (55.40%) XenApp
2 297 (50.94%) Active Directory
3 235 (40.31%) Hyper-V
4 165 (28.30%) XenDesktop
5 164 (28.13%) vSphere
6 86 (14.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 72 (12.35%) VMware ESX
8 49 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (6.52%) Xen
10 33 (5.66%) Postfix
11 28 (4.80%) iptables
11 28 (4.80%) Samba
12 24 (4.12%) KVM
12 24 (4.12%) vCloud
12 24 (4.12%) Terminal Services
13 20 (3.43%) Terminal Server
13 20 (3.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (1.89%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 79 (13.55%) SCCM
2 50 (8.58%) Backup Exec
3 41 (7.03%) Puppet
4 40 (6.86%) WSUS
5 36 (6.17%) EdgeSight
5 36 (6.17%) SCOM
5 36 (6.17%) ZABBIX
6 28 (4.80%) Nagios
7 26 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (3.09%) Salt
8 18 (3.09%) XenMobile
8 18 (3.09%) Ansible
9 17 (2.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 14 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.89%) SELinux
12 10 (1.72%) Icinga
13 6 (1.03%) WMI
13 6 (1.03%) OpenView
14 4 (0.69%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 525 (90.05%) Citrix
2 446 (76.50%) VMware
3 356 (61.06%) Microsoft
4 174 (29.85%) Cisco
5 143 (24.53%) HP
6 75 (12.86%) NetApp
7 74 (12.69%) Red Hat
7 74 (12.69%) AppSense
8 62 (10.63%) Symantec
9 61 (10.46%) EMC
9 61 (10.46%) Veeam
10 42 (7.20%) IBM
11 41 (7.03%) Dell
12 35 (6.00%) Juniper
13 28 (4.80%) Zerto
14 23 (3.95%) 3PAR
15 22 (3.77%) F5
16 18 (3.09%) Oracle
17 17 (2.92%) IronPort
18 16 (2.74%) Polycom
Northamptonshire
Stott and May
Posted: 21 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
jft maintenance
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + overtime and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Kanj Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago