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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 605 465 429
Rank change year-on-year
-140 -36
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 313 473 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.51% 4.48% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 272 406 524
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
12479 10552 11726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.65% 9.84% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10293 9032 10037
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
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 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -132 293 £40,000 -11.11% 30
London -86 111 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South East -65 68 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Yorkshire -42 37 £45,000 - 4
City of London -36 34 £45,000 -8.16% 3
West Yorkshire -27 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Leeds -36 30 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Surrey -37 27 £42,500 +2.40%
Berkshire +2 26 £45,500 -13.33% 1
North West -19 24 £32,500 -27.77% 7
East of England -60 20 £39,375 -17.10% 6
Manchester -1 19 £32,500 -27.77% 3
West Midlands -21 16 £30,250 -28.82% 1
East Midlands -27 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Reading -16 10 £46,000 -8.00%
Hertfordshire -8 9 £46,250 -33.92% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 9 £50,000 +44.92%
Oxford +9 8 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Oxfordshire +5 8 £50,000 +19.76% 1
Northamptonshire -14 8 £37,500 -38.77%
South West -26 8 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Watford -2 7 £50,000 - 2
Woking -5 7 £33,500 -22.09%
Northampton -9 7 £37,500 -16.66%
Hampshire -20 7 £31,000 -31.11%
Bedfordshire 0 6 £33,250 +20.90%
High Wycombe 0 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Wales 0 6 £36,250 +16.93% 2
Cardiff -2 6 £36,250 +6.61%
South Wales -3 6 £36,250 +6.61% 1

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 586 (85.55%) Citrix
2 495 (72.26%) VMware
3 480 (70.07%) Windows
4 439 (64.09%) Microsoft
5 409 (59.71%) XenApp
6 365 (53.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 326 (47.59%) Active Directory
8 309 (45.11%) XenDesktop
9 263 (38.39%) SAN
10 250 (36.50%) Hyper-V
11 236 (34.45%) MS Exchange
12 233 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 229 (33.43%) HP
14 227 (33.14%) Cisco
15 201 (29.34%) MS Excel
16 192 (28.03%) Linux
17 182 (26.57%) Windows Server 2003
18 171 (24.96%) Firewall
19 168 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
20 165 (24.09%) vSphere
21 163 (23.80%) NetApp
22 141 (20.58%) ITIL
23 137 (20.00%) SQL Server
24 133 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
25 131 (19.12%) Citrix Certification
26 123 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
27 122 (17.81%) MCSE
28 121 (17.66%) SQL
29 117 (17.08%) DNS
30 109 (15.91%) EMC

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 236 (34.45%) MS Exchange
2 133 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (14.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 64 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (8.47%) Apache
6 51 (7.45%) Lync
7 50 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 40 (5.84%) IIS
9 37 (5.40%) Tomcat
10 36 (5.26%) SharePoint
11 27 (3.94%) Office Communications Server
12 23 (3.36%) nginx
12 23 (3.36%) IBM Notes
13 20 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.17%) OpenStack
15 7 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.44%) WorkSite
16 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 201 (29.34%) MS Excel
2 71 (10.36%) MS Office
3 12 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.31%) Summit
1 9 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.92%) Office 365
2 16 (2.34%) SaaS
3 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
7 2 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (38.39%) SAN
2 171 (24.96%) Firewall
3 117 (17.08%) DNS
4 100 (14.60%) LAN
5 95 (13.87%) NetScaler
6 93 (13.58%) WAN
7 81 (11.82%) DHCP
8 73 (10.66%) TCP/IP
9 66 (9.64%) NAS
10 50 (7.30%) VPN
11 29 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (4.09%) HTTP
13 25 (3.65%) Internet
14 23 (3.36%) iSCSI
15 19 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (2.48%) IPsec
16 17 (2.48%) FTP
16 17 (2.48%) VoIP
17 16 (2.34%) LDAP
17 16 (2.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.20%) MySQL
3 55 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (7.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.46%) Subversion
2 10 (1.46%) JIRA
3 6 (0.88%) Hudson
4 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (13.87%) Finance
2 15 (2.19%) Legal
3 12 (1.75%) Law
4 11 (1.61%) Back Office
5 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.02%) Banking
7 5 (0.73%) Marketing
8 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.44%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.44%) Games
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (15.91%) Support Engineer
2 86 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 85 (12.41%) Consultant
4 79 (11.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 65 (9.49%) Analyst
6 54 (7.88%) Administrator
7 51 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
8 49 (7.15%) Citrix Engineer
9 39 (5.69%) Technical Consultant
9 39 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
10 37 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 33 (4.82%) Citrix Support
12 31 (4.53%) Server Engineer
12 31 (4.53%) Support Specialist
13 30 (4.38%) Architect
14 28 (4.09%) Citrix Consultant
15 24 (3.50%) Senior Consultant
16 23 (3.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 23 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
17 22 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.48%) LAMP
2 9 (1.31%) .NET
3 8 (1.17%) Software Packaging
4 6 (0.88%) WSH
5 5 (0.73%) Web Services
6 3 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.29%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.15%) LINQ
8 1 (0.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.80%) Clustering
2 44 (6.42%) Replication
3 35 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.94%) EqualLogic
5 21 (3.07%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.34%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.04%) Firmware
8 13 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.31%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.17%) PKI
12 7 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.88%) Kindle
13 6 (0.88%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.58%) Open Source
14 4 (0.58%) PACS
14 4 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 480 (70.07%) Windows
2 233 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 192 (28.03%) Linux
4 182 (26.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 123 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (8.76%) UNIX
7 49 (7.15%) Windows 7
8 43 (6.28%) Debian
9 42 (6.13%) Windows XP
10 41 (5.99%) Windows 8
11 40 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (3.50%) Ubuntu
13 21 (3.07%) CentOS
14 16 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (1.61%) Solaris
15 11 (1.61%) Android
16 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.17%) Mac OS
18 7 (1.02%) AIX
19 6 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.58%) ITIL
2 46 (6.72%) Change Control
3 44 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (6.28%) Configuration Management
5 41 (5.99%) Migration
6 38 (5.55%) Project Management
7 36 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 36 (5.26%) DevOps
8 32 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (4.53%) PRINCE2
10 28 (4.09%) Change Management
11 26 (3.80%) Incident Management
12 25 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 22 (3.21%) Business Continuity
13 22 (3.21%) Load Balancing
14 21 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (2.77%) Capacity Planning
17 16 (2.34%) E-Commerce
17 16 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 121 (17.66%) SQL
2 60 (8.76%) PowerShell
3 43 (6.28%) Python
4 37 (5.40%) Perl
5 35 (5.11%) Ruby
6 28 (4.09%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.90%) PHP
8 11 (1.61%) Java
9 10 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.17%) C
11 6 (0.88%) VB
12 3 (0.44%) C#
13 2 (0.29%) VBScript
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (19.12%) Citrix Certification
3 122 (17.81%) MCSE
4 101 (14.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 73 (10.66%) CCA
6 67 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (9.20%) MCITP
8 60 (8.76%) CCNA
9 53 (7.74%) Degree
10 42 (6.13%) CCEE
11 35 (5.11%) CCIA
12 33 (4.82%) MCSA
13 32 (4.67%) MCTS
14 29 (4.23%) VCP5
15 20 (2.92%) HP AIS
15 20 (2.92%) MCP
16 19 (2.77%) HP ASE
17 15 (2.19%) CCAA
18 14 (2.04%) VCAP
19 13 (1.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.99%) SLA
2 29 (4.23%) QA
3 11 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 409 (59.71%) XenApp
2 365 (53.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 326 (47.59%) Active Directory
4 309 (45.11%) XenDesktop
5 250 (36.50%) Hyper-V
6 165 (24.09%) vSphere
7 89 (12.99%) VMware ESX
8 65 (9.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 32 (4.67%) Xen
10 31 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (3.94%) Terminal Services
12 21 (3.07%) VMware Server
13 18 (2.63%) vCloud
14 16 (2.34%) KVM
15 13 (1.90%) Postfix
15 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (1.61%) MetaFrame
17 8 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 7 (1.02%) NFS
19 6 (0.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 66 (9.64%) SCCM
2 56 (8.18%) Backup Exec
3 33 (4.82%) Puppet
4 32 (4.67%) WSUS
5 27 (3.94%) XenMobile
6 24 (3.50%) SCOM
7 23 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (3.21%) Nagios
9 18 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (2.48%) SCVMM
11 12 (1.75%) NetBackup
12 10 (1.46%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.46%) Salt
13 9 (1.31%) Rsyslog
13 9 (1.31%) SCDPM
14 7 (1.02%) Cacti
15 5 (0.73%) SmokePing
16 4 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
17 3 (0.44%) WMI
17 3 (0.44%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 586 (85.55%) Citrix
2 495 (72.26%) VMware
3 439 (64.09%) Microsoft
4 229 (33.43%) HP
5 227 (33.14%) Cisco
6 163 (23.80%) NetApp
7 109 (15.91%) EMC
8 108 (15.77%) Dell
9 63 (9.20%) AppSense
10 62 (9.05%) Juniper
11 56 (8.18%) Red Hat
12 46 (6.72%) Veeam
13 40 (5.84%) CheckPoint
14 39 (5.69%) Symantec
15 34 (4.96%) Oracle
16 32 (4.67%) IBM
17 27 (3.94%) CommVault
18 23 (3.36%) Lotus
19 21 (3.07%) PlateSpin
20 20 (2.92%) BMC
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION, IFSTL,AND MORE!
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Overtime & on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40k basic plus OTE 65k, Pensi
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Neg. + Bonus & Bens.
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago