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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 602 542 500
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -42
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 318 430 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.45% 3.51% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 233 384 354
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,850 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%

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
12963 12244 10787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.74% 10.21% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10618 10312 9046
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
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 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 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 5 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 -25 303 £42,750 -5.00% 30
London -40 128 £44,500 -11.00% 7
South East +24 67 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Berkshire +14 28 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East of England +11 24 £50,000 +33.33%
North West -11 24 £22,500 -30.76% 6
City of London +18 23 £37,000 -17.77%
Surrey +13 21 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Manchester +11 20 £22,500 -30.23% 5
East Midlands -4 20 £35,000 -17.64%
Northamptonshire +3 16 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire -15 16 £40,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +3 12 £24,000 -54.28%
South West 0 12 £45,000 +60.71% 5
West Yorkshire +9 11 £41,000 -14.58% 3
Reading -1 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Leeds -8 11 £41,000 -14.58% 3
Essex +11 10 £52,500 +110.00%
Northampton +1 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire +1 9 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Dorset - 9 £45,000 - 2
Southampton -2 8 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Wimborne - 8 £45,000 - 1
Sidcup - 8 £45,250 -
Portsmouth - 7 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £24,000 -
North Yorkshire +6 5 £37,500 -21.05% 2
West Sussex +2 5 £37,500 -29.90%
Guildford +15 4 £23,600 -10.94%
West Midlands -26 4 £41,500 -10.27% 1

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 536 (83.23%) Citrix
2 477 (74.07%) VMware
3 470 (72.98%) Windows
4 425 (65.99%) Microsoft
5 371 (57.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 321 (49.84%) XenApp
7 319 (49.53%) Active Directory
8 284 (44.10%) SAN
9 282 (43.79%) Hyper-V
10 272 (42.24%) MS Exchange
11 267 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 238 (36.96%) Cisco
13 217 (33.70%) Firewall
14 204 (31.68%) HP
15 191 (29.66%) Linux
15 191 (29.66%) XenDesktop
16 190 (29.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 185 (28.73%) MS Excel
18 174 (27.02%) LAN
19 172 (26.71%) vSphere
20 168 (26.09%) WAN
21 151 (23.45%) DNS
22 140 (21.74%) DHCP
23 135 (20.96%) ITIL
23 135 (20.96%) SQL
24 129 (20.03%) Windows Server 2012
25 126 (19.57%) SQL Server
26 119 (18.48%) Citrix Certification
27 118 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
28 107 (16.61%) CCA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 272 (42.24%) MS Exchange
2 118 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 76 (11.80%) Apache
5 69 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (9.63%) SharePoint
7 61 (9.47%) Tomcat
8 58 (9.01%) Lync
9 53 (8.23%) IIS
10 51 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (3.57%) nginx
13 19 (2.95%) Confluence
13 19 (2.95%) MediaWiki
14 15 (2.33%) OpenStack
15 12 (1.86%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.40%) Commerce Server
17 6 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
19 4 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 185 (28.73%) MS Excel
2 83 (12.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.75%) Mimecast
2 29 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.57%) Office 365
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 284 (44.10%) SAN
2 217 (33.70%) Firewall
3 174 (27.02%) LAN
4 168 (26.09%) WAN
5 151 (23.45%) DNS
6 140 (21.74%) DHCP
7 106 (16.46%) NetScaler
8 103 (15.99%) VPN
9 86 (13.35%) TCP/IP
10 79 (12.27%) iSCSI
11 64 (9.94%) Wireless
12 63 (9.78%) LDAP
13 61 (9.47%) Network Security
14 57 (8.85%) VoIP
15 55 (8.54%) NAS
16 39 (6.06%) OSPF
16 39 (6.06%) BGP
17 38 (5.90%) VLAN
18 34 (5.28%) SNMP
18 34 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 87 (13.51%) MySQL
3 32 (4.97%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.86%) 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 3 (0.47%) Big Data
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.11%) Hudson
3 20 (3.11%) Subversion
3 20 (3.11%) JIRA
4 6 (0.93%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.47%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.47%) MSI
6 1 (0.16%) Ant
6 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 61 (9.47%) Finance
2 33 (5.12%) Law
3 17 (2.64%) Marketing
4 15 (2.33%) Advertising
4 15 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.71%) Back Office
6 10 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.24%) Banking
8 7 (1.09%) Retail
9 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.62%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Games
11 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (14.44%) Consultant
2 90 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (13.04%) Analyst
4 69 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 55 (8.54%) Technical Support
5 55 (8.54%) Architect
6 49 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 49 (7.61%) Administrator
7 44 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (4.04%) Service Analyst
8 26 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 26 (4.04%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 25 (3.88%) Citrix Consultant
10 23 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
11 22 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
11 22 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (3.42%) Server Engineer
12 21 (3.26%) IT Manager
12 21 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (2.48%) LAMP
3 11 (1.71%) Application Packaging
4 10 (1.55%) Web Services
5 4 (0.62%) Middleware
5 4 (0.62%) .NET
6 3 (0.47%) COM
6 3 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.92%) Clustering
3 36 (5.59%) Blackberry
4 28 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.42%) Streaming Video
6 19 (2.95%) Wiki
6 19 (2.95%) CESG
7 18 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.48%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.33%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.33%) Fat Client
10 14 (2.17%) Replication
11 12 (1.86%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.40%) Open Source
14 7 (1.09%) EqualLogic
15 6 (0.93%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.62%) PMI
16 4 (0.62%) Visualisation
17 3 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 470 (72.98%) Windows
2 267 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 191 (29.66%) Linux
4 190 (29.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 129 (20.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (10.56%) CentOS
6 68 (10.56%) Windows XP
7 64 (9.94%) Windows 8
8 60 (9.32%) Windows 7
9 39 (6.06%) Ubuntu
10 36 (5.59%) UNIX
11 27 (4.19%) Debian
12 13 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.24%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.24%) AIX
14 7 (1.09%) Android
15 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.96%) ITIL
2 70 (10.87%) Project Management
3 64 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 60 (9.32%) Configuration Management
5 55 (8.54%) Load Balancing
6 45 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
7 41 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 40 (6.21%) Time Management
9 37 (5.75%) Change Management
9 37 (5.75%) Migration
10 33 (5.12%) DevOps
11 32 (4.97%) Information Security
12 31 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (4.19%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.57%) DRM
15 22 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (3.42%) Mentoring
16 21 (3.26%) Change Control
17 20 (3.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 135 (20.96%) SQL
2 70 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 59 (9.16%) Bash Shell
4 50 (7.76%) Perl
5 48 (7.45%) Java
6 35 (5.43%) Ruby
7 18 (2.80%) PHP
8 15 (2.33%) Python
9 9 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.24%) VBScript
11 5 (0.78%) C#
12 4 (0.62%) VB
12 4 (0.62%) C
12 4 (0.62%) Go
13 2 (0.31%) C++
14 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (18.48%) Citrix Certification
2 107 (16.61%) CCA
3 101 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (11.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 72 (11.18%) MCSE
6 60 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (8.70%) MCSA
8 43 (6.68%) CCNA
9 39 (6.06%) MCITP
9 39 (6.06%) Security Cleared
10 32 (4.97%) MCP
11 29 (4.50%) Degree
12 28 (4.35%) SC Cleared
12 28 (4.35%) CCEE
13 26 (4.04%) CCNP
14 17 (2.64%) CCIA
15 15 (2.33%) CCSE
16 14 (2.17%) CISSP
17 13 (2.02%) VCAP
18 11 (1.71%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.21%) SLA
2 13 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.09%) QA
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 371 (57.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 321 (49.84%) XenApp
3 319 (49.53%) Active Directory
4 282 (43.79%) Hyper-V
5 191 (29.66%) XenDesktop
6 172 (26.71%) vSphere
7 90 (13.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 80 (12.42%) VMware ESX
9 34 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (5.12%) Terminal Services
11 28 (4.35%) Xen
12 24 (3.73%) Samba
12 24 (3.73%) vCloud
13 20 (3.11%) KVM
13 20 (3.11%) iptables
13 20 (3.11%) Postfix
14 17 (2.64%) Terminal Server
15 11 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (1.71%) VMware Server
16 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 78 (12.11%) SCCM
2 73 (11.34%) Backup Exec
3 61 (9.47%) SCOM
4 58 (9.01%) WSUS
5 45 (6.99%) EdgeSight
6 40 (6.21%) Puppet
7 34 (5.28%) Nagios
8 26 (4.04%) SELinux
9 25 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (3.73%) Icinga
11 20 (3.11%) ZABBIX
12 19 (2.95%) XenMobile
13 15 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 13 (2.02%) Salt
14 13 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (1.71%) SCVMM
16 8 (1.24%) WMI
17 6 (0.93%) Cobbler
17 6 (0.93%) HP SIM
18 5 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 536 (83.23%) Citrix
2 477 (74.07%) VMware
3 425 (65.99%) Microsoft
4 238 (36.96%) Cisco
5 204 (31.68%) HP
6 89 (13.82%) NetApp
7 82 (12.73%) Veeam
8 77 (11.96%) AppSense
9 73 (11.34%) Symantec
10 71 (11.02%) Dell
11 69 (10.71%) Red Hat
12 54 (8.39%) EMC
12 54 (8.39%) IBM
13 45 (6.99%) Juniper
14 36 (5.59%) Riverbed
15 35 (5.43%) CheckPoint
16 29 (4.50%) Zerto
17 26 (4.04%) F5
18 25 (3.88%) 3PAR
19 21 (3.26%) Neverfail
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago