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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 637 628 490
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -138
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 276 328 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 2.58% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 222 281 397
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,380 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -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
12147 12716 10931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.12% 10.61% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10046 10645 9300
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +9 261 £41,500 -7.77% 16
London +38 93 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East -32 49 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire +2 38 £36,250 -23.68% 2
North Yorkshire +22 28 £25,000 -47.36% 2
Harrogate - 23 £22,500 - 1
Manchester +15 21 £40,000 +24.03% 3
North West -5 21 £40,000 +23.07% 3
East of England +14 20 £51,250 +2.50% 1
South West -7 18 £50,000 +36.98%
Berkshire -13 15 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Surrey -15 15 £35,000 -
West Midlands -19 13 £40,000 +26.98% 1
City of London +42 12 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire -2 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Dorset +18 11 £45,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire -4 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Leeds -5 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Wimborne - 9 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 8 £42,500 -
Essex +7 7 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £47,500 -
Hampshire +2 6 £50,000 +61.29%
Sidcup - 6 £45,250 - 1
Birmingham -15 5 £30,000 -0.82% 1
Bristol -16 5 £70,000 -
South Wales +4 4 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Southampton +3 4 £50,000 +61.29%
Slough +1 4 - -
Cardiff -4 4 £23,000 -38.66% 1

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 557 (87.85%) Citrix
2 490 (77.29%) VMware
3 489 (77.13%) Windows
4 387 (61.04%) Microsoft
5 364 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 339 (53.47%) XenApp
7 336 (53.00%) Active Directory
8 274 (43.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 263 (41.48%) Hyper-V
10 252 (39.75%) SAN
11 248 (39.12%) MS Exchange
12 215 (33.91%) Cisco
13 194 (30.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 190 (29.97%) Firewall
15 188 (29.65%) Linux
16 175 (27.60%) HP
17 173 (27.29%) DNS
18 172 (27.13%) XenDesktop
19 170 (26.81%) vSphere
20 162 (25.55%) LAN
21 159 (25.08%) WAN
22 149 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
23 148 (23.34%) SQL
24 146 (23.03%) MS Excel
25 139 (21.92%) DHCP
26 136 (21.45%) ITIL
27 125 (19.72%) NetScaler
28 122 (19.24%) SQL Server
29 118 (18.61%) Citrix Certification
29 118 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 248 (39.12%) MS Exchange
2 118 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 79 (12.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 67 (10.57%) Lync
5 67 (10.57%) Apache
6 51 (8.04%) SharePoint
7 46 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (7.10%) Tomcat
9 44 (6.94%) IIS
10 30 (4.73%) nginx
11 29 (4.57%) Confluence
12 24 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 22 (3.47%) MediaWiki
14 21 (3.31%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.58%) Node.js
15 10 (1.58%) Commerce Server
15 10 (1.58%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.42%) Drupal
17 8 (1.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 146 (23.03%) MS Excel
2 78 (12.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Magento
2 4 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Summit
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.68%) Mimecast
2 26 (4.10%) Office 365
3 24 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 252 (39.75%) SAN
2 190 (29.97%) Firewall
3 173 (27.29%) DNS
4 162 (25.55%) LAN
5 159 (25.08%) WAN
6 139 (21.92%) DHCP
7 125 (19.72%) NetScaler
8 102 (16.09%) TCP/IP
9 92 (14.51%) VPN
10 69 (10.88%) iSCSI
11 66 (10.41%) LDAP
12 58 (9.15%) NAS
13 55 (8.68%) Network Security
14 46 (7.26%) Wireless
15 45 (7.10%) VoIP
16 44 (6.94%) VLAN
17 34 (5.36%) OSPF
17 34 (5.36%) BGP
18 24 (3.79%) IPv6
18 24 (3.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.99%) MySQL
3 27 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.95%) Ingres
10 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.47%) OLTP
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.47%) OLAP
13 1 (0.16%) DB2
13 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.36%) JIRA
3 30 (4.73%) Subversion
4 26 (4.10%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.63%) Hudson
6 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.10%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.47%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.47%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) Ant
8 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 76 (11.99%) Finance
2 26 (4.10%) Law
3 23 (3.63%) Marketing
4 21 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.37%) Advertising
6 10 (1.58%) Publishing
7 8 (1.26%) Banking
8 7 (1.10%) Retail
9 6 (0.95%) Games
9 6 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.79%) Electronics
10 5 (0.79%) Legal
11 4 (0.63%) Back Office
12 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.47%) Local Government
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (15.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (12.78%) Analyst
3 78 (12.30%) Consultant
4 63 (9.94%) Architect
5 61 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 56 (8.83%) Technical Support
7 52 (8.20%) Administrator
8 44 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
9 39 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (4.57%) Citrix Consultant
11 27 (4.26%) Support Analyst
12 25 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
13 23 (3.63%) Service Analyst
13 23 (3.63%) Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (3.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
16 18 (2.84%) IT Manager
16 18 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (2.68%) Technical Consultant
17 17 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.47%) LAMP
2 17 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (2.37%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.26%) .NET
4 8 (1.26%) Web Services
5 7 (1.10%) Middleware
5 7 (1.10%) WAMP
6 4 (0.63%) COM
7 3 (0.47%) CSS
7 3 (0.47%) XML
7 3 (0.47%) XSLT
7 3 (0.47%) HTML5
7 3 (0.47%) REST
7 3 (0.47%) Express
7 3 (0.47%) Django
7 3 (0.47%) jQuery
7 3 (0.47%) JSON
7 3 (0.47%) HTML
8 2 (0.32%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.40%) Data Centre
2 57 (8.99%) Clustering
3 55 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 24 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.47%) Wiki
7 18 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.84%) EqualLogic
8 17 (2.68%) Private Cloud
9 16 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.37%) Thin Client
10 15 (2.37%) Fat Client
11 14 (2.21%) Streaming Video
11 14 (2.21%) Client/Server
12 13 (2.05%) Replication
13 11 (1.74%) CESG
14 10 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
16 4 (0.63%) Life Science
16 4 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 489 (77.13%) Windows
2 274 (43.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (30.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 188 (29.65%) Linux
5 149 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (11.83%) CentOS
7 62 (9.78%) Windows XP
8 58 (9.15%) Windows 7
9 57 (8.99%) Windows 8
10 46 (7.26%) Ubuntu
11 44 (6.94%) UNIX
12 41 (6.47%) Debian
13 23 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (3.00%) Windows 2000
15 15 (2.37%) AIX
16 10 (1.58%) Solaris
17 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
17 7 (1.10%) SUSE
18 6 (0.95%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.45%) ITIL
2 67 (10.57%) Project Management
3 65 (10.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 53 (8.36%) Load Balancing
5 46 (7.26%) DevOps
6 45 (7.10%) Migration
7 43 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
8 41 (6.47%) Configuration Management
9 39 (6.15%) Change Management
10 36 (5.68%) Root Cause Analysis
11 35 (5.52%) Patch Management
12 34 (5.36%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.05%) Time Management
14 29 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.63%) Service Delivery
16 23 (3.63%) Change Control
17 22 (3.47%) Information Security
18 21 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 148 (23.34%) SQL
2 80 (12.62%) PowerShell
3 61 (9.62%) Bash Shell
4 50 (7.89%) Java
5 47 (7.41%) Perl
6 31 (4.89%) PHP
6 31 (4.89%) Ruby
7 18 (2.84%) Python
8 17 (2.68%) VBScript
9 12 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.10%) VB
10 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.10%) C++
11 5 (0.79%) C
12 4 (0.63%) Go
13 3 (0.47%) Jython
13 3 (0.47%) Korn
13 3 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 118 (18.61%) Citrix Certification
2 106 (16.72%) CCA
3 79 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 61 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (7.89%) CCNA
7 48 (7.57%) MCSE
8 44 (6.94%) Security Cleared
9 41 (6.47%) CCEE
10 35 (5.52%) MCITP
11 32 (5.05%) MCSA
12 29 (4.57%) SC Cleared
13 28 (4.42%) Degree
13 28 (4.42%) MCP
14 18 (2.84%) CCNP
15 15 (2.37%) PhD
15 15 (2.37%) VCAP
16 14 (2.21%) VCDX
16 14 (2.21%) CCIA
17 9 (1.42%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.89%) SLA
2 14 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.58%) QA
4 3 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 364 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 339 (53.47%) XenApp
3 336 (53.00%) Active Directory
4 263 (41.48%) Hyper-V
5 172 (27.13%) XenDesktop
6 170 (26.81%) vSphere
7 90 (14.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 77 (12.15%) VMware ESX
9 49 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (5.68%) Xen
11 31 (4.89%) Postfix
12 29 (4.57%) vCloud
13 28 (4.42%) Samba
14 27 (4.26%) Terminal Services
14 27 (4.26%) iptables
15 22 (3.47%) KVM
16 21 (3.31%) Terminal Server
17 13 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 13 (2.05%) VMware Server
17 13 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (13.88%) SCCM
2 63 (9.94%) Backup Exec
3 46 (7.26%) SCOM
3 46 (7.26%) WSUS
4 41 (6.47%) EdgeSight
4 41 (6.47%) Puppet
5 34 (5.36%) ZABBIX
6 31 (4.89%) Nagios
7 20 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (3.00%) XenMobile
8 19 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 15 (2.37%) SELinux
11 14 (2.21%) Salt
11 14 (2.21%) Icinga
12 12 (1.89%) Ansible
13 7 (1.10%) WMI
14 6 (0.95%) OpenView
15 5 (0.79%) SCVMM
16 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 557 (87.85%) Citrix
2 490 (77.29%) VMware
3 387 (61.04%) Microsoft
4 215 (33.91%) Cisco
5 175 (27.60%) HP
6 86 (13.56%) NetApp
7 78 (12.30%) AppSense
8 75 (11.83%) Veeam
8 75 (11.83%) Red Hat
9 73 (11.51%) Symantec
10 66 (10.41%) EMC
11 56 (8.83%) Dell
12 49 (7.73%) Juniper
13 46 (7.26%) IBM
14 31 (4.89%) Zerto
15 27 (4.26%) F5
16 25 (3.94%) CheckPoint
17 24 (3.79%) 3PAR
18 21 (3.31%) Riverbed
19 18 (2.84%) Neverfail
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago