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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 570 506 481
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -25
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 350 460 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.71% 4.04% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 272 415 370
Average salary £44,000 £45,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.76% -4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
12924 11374 10625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.95% 10.08% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10693 9469 8885
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -37 337 £44,000 -7.36% 25
London -36 161 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South East -3 49 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Yorkshire +1 40 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds +7 32 £35,000 -24.32% 1
West Yorkshire -2 32 £35,000 -22.22% 2
City of London -14 27 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +2 26 £35,000 -17.64% 2
North West -5 24 £22,500 -28.57% 3
Berkshire +3 22 £47,500 -19.14% 3
Northamptonshire +7 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester +1 19 £22,500 -47.05% 1
East of England -8 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Northampton +10 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Surrey -2 11 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Reading -6 9 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Essex +4 8 £52,500 +110.00%
Sidcup - 8 £45,250 -
York +22 7 £52,500 +10.52%
North Yorkshire +14 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Milton Keynes -2 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Hampshire -5 7 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Hertfordshire -2 6 £24,000 -56.36%
South West -18 6 £45,000 +32.35% 2
West Midlands -43 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bracknell +5 5 £50,000 -25.92%
Brentwood - 5 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £24,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £50,000 -

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 520 (82.28%) Citrix
2 445 (70.41%) VMware
3 440 (69.62%) Windows
4 408 (64.56%) Microsoft
5 349 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 312 (49.37%) XenApp
7 305 (48.26%) Active Directory
8 283 (44.78%) SAN
9 263 (41.61%) Hyper-V
10 261 (41.30%) MS Exchange
11 240 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 225 (35.60%) Cisco
13 210 (33.23%) Firewall
14 204 (32.28%) HP
15 198 (31.33%) XenDesktop
16 186 (29.43%) Linux
17 180 (28.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 173 (27.37%) MS Excel
19 159 (25.16%) LAN
20 156 (24.68%) vSphere
21 149 (23.58%) WAN
22 143 (22.63%) DNS
23 136 (21.52%) SQL Server
24 134 (21.20%) DHCP
25 133 (21.04%) ITIL
26 129 (20.41%) SQL
27 117 (18.51%) Citrix Certification
28 111 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
29 108 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2010
30 100 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 261 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 108 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (10.76%) Apache
5 67 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (10.28%) SharePoint
7 60 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 56 (8.86%) Tomcat
9 50 (7.91%) IIS
10 45 (7.12%) Lync
11 27 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 22 (3.48%) nginx
13 17 (2.69%) Confluence
13 17 (2.69%) MediaWiki
14 15 (2.37%) IBM Notes
15 12 (1.90%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.42%) Commerce Server
17 8 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
19 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 173 (27.37%) MS Excel
2 91 (14.40%) MS Office
3 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.80%) Office 365
2 11 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) Taleo
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Terremark
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 283 (44.78%) SAN
2 210 (33.23%) Firewall
3 159 (25.16%) LAN
4 149 (23.58%) WAN
5 143 (22.63%) DNS
6 134 (21.20%) DHCP
7 97 (15.35%) NetScaler
8 92 (14.56%) VPN
9 85 (13.45%) TCP/IP
10 74 (11.71%) iSCSI
11 70 (11.08%) NAS
12 67 (10.60%) Wireless
13 59 (9.34%) Network Security
14 54 (8.54%) VoIP
15 49 (7.75%) LDAP
16 36 (5.70%) OSPF
16 36 (5.70%) BGP
17 33 (5.22%) VLAN
18 31 (4.91%) SNMP
18 31 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 86 (13.61%) MySQL
3 31 (4.91%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.47%) Big Data
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.85%) Hudson
3 18 (2.85%) Subversion
4 17 (2.69%) JIRA
5 6 (0.95%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.63%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.63%) MSI
7 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 54 (8.54%) Finance
2 34 (5.38%) Law
3 18 (2.85%) Marketing
4 13 (2.06%) Back Office
4 13 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.06%) Advertising
5 10 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.27%) Banking
7 6 (0.95%) Retail
8 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.47%) Publishing
9 3 (0.47%) Local Government
10 2 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 92 (14.56%) Consultant
2 85 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 81 (12.82%) Analyst
4 72 (11.39%) Support Engineer
5 55 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 54 (8.54%) Architect
7 50 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 43 (6.80%) Administrator
9 39 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (4.59%) Citrix Engineer
11 26 (4.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 24 (3.80%) Citrix Consultant
12 24 (3.80%) Technical Engineer
13 23 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
14 21 (3.32%) Service Analyst
14 21 (3.32%) Server Engineer
14 21 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (2.69%) LAMP
3 11 (1.74%) Web Services
4 8 (1.27%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.63%) Middleware
5 4 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.32%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.23%) Clustering
3 39 (6.17%) Blackberry
4 32 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.85%) CESG
5 18 (2.85%) Streaming Video
5 18 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.69%) Wiki
7 15 (2.37%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.22%) Open Source
8 14 (2.22%) Fat Client
8 14 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 14 (2.22%) Replication
9 10 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.11%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 440 (69.62%) Windows
2 240 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 186 (29.43%) Linux
4 180 (28.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 111 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (10.92%) Windows XP
7 60 (9.49%) CentOS
8 57 (9.02%) Windows 8
9 55 (8.70%) Windows 7
10 38 (6.01%) Ubuntu
11 36 (5.70%) UNIX
12 26 (4.11%) Debian
13 8 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.11%) Android
14 7 (1.11%) AIX
15 6 (0.95%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (21.04%) ITIL
2 66 (10.44%) Project Management
3 63 (9.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 62 (9.81%) Configuration Management
5 45 (7.12%) Load Balancing
6 43 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
7 35 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 33 (5.22%) Time Management
8 33 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (5.22%) DevOps
9 31 (4.91%) Information Security
10 29 (4.59%) Migration
11 28 (4.43%) Change Management
12 26 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (3.96%) E-Commerce
14 24 (3.80%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.64%) Change Control
16 21 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (3.16%) Agile Project Management
18 19 (3.01%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (20.41%) SQL
2 69 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 55 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 44 (6.96%) Perl
5 41 (6.49%) Java
6 34 (5.38%) Ruby
7 19 (3.01%) Python
8 16 (2.53%) PHP
9 9 (1.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.11%) C
11 5 (0.79%) C#
11 5 (0.79%) VBScript
12 4 (0.63%) Golang
13 3 (0.47%) VB
14 2 (0.32%) C++
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (18.51%) Citrix Certification
2 100 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (14.72%) CCA
4 79 (12.50%) MCSE
5 71 (11.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 62 (9.81%) MCSA
7 54 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (6.65%) MCITP
9 38 (6.01%) CCNA
10 36 (5.70%) Degree
11 25 (3.96%) CCEE
11 25 (3.96%) MCP
12 23 (3.64%) Security Cleared
13 22 (3.48%) CCNP
14 20 (3.16%) SC Cleared
15 17 (2.69%) CCIA
16 15 (2.37%) CCSE
17 14 (2.22%) CISSP
18 11 (1.74%) VCAP
18 11 (1.74%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.65%) SLA
2 11 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.47%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 349 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 312 (49.37%) XenApp
3 305 (48.26%) Active Directory
4 263 (41.61%) Hyper-V
5 198 (31.33%) XenDesktop
6 156 (24.68%) vSphere
7 82 (12.97%) VMware ESX
8 80 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 30 (4.75%) Terminal Services
10 29 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (4.43%) Xen
12 24 (3.80%) KVM
13 22 (3.48%) Samba
14 20 (3.16%) vCloud
15 18 (2.85%) Postfix
16 17 (2.69%) iptables
17 12 (1.90%) Terminal Server
18 10 (1.58%) ISA Server
18 10 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
19 8 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (11.71%) Backup Exec
2 66 (10.44%) SCOM
3 65 (10.28%) SCCM
4 47 (7.44%) WSUS
5 42 (6.65%) Puppet
6 34 (5.38%) EdgeSight
7 32 (5.06%) Nagios
8 30 (4.75%) XenMobile
8 30 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (3.64%) SELinux
10 21 (3.32%) Icinga
11 19 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
12 18 (2.85%) ZABBIX
13 14 (2.22%) Salt
14 12 (1.90%) HP SIM
15 11 (1.74%) SCVMM
16 9 (1.42%) WMI
17 8 (1.27%) OpenView
17 8 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 7 (1.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 520 (82.28%) Citrix
2 445 (70.41%) VMware
3 408 (64.56%) Microsoft
4 225 (35.60%) Cisco
5 204 (32.28%) HP
6 93 (14.72%) NetApp
7 84 (13.29%) Dell
8 83 (13.13%) Veeam
9 75 (11.87%) AppSense
10 73 (11.55%) Symantec
11 56 (8.86%) Red Hat
12 54 (8.54%) IBM
13 48 (7.59%) EMC
14 43 (6.80%) Juniper
15 37 (5.85%) CheckPoint
15 37 (5.85%) Riverbed
16 25 (3.96%) 3PAR
17 24 (3.80%) Varonis
18 22 (3.48%) F5
19 18 (2.85%) SonicWALL
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CBS butler
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Town Online
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Ortolan Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Ortolan Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £27200 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + On-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Between £28,000 to £32,000 per Annum, Dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Salfords, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 23 days ago