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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 609 480 452
Rank change year-on-year
-129 -28
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 302 460 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 4.33% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 270 389 477
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%

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
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -123 287 £40,000 -11.11% 25
London -71 131 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Yorkshire -9 53 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South East -73 41 £47,000 +6.81% 2
City of London -5 40 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Yorkshire -23 38 £45,000 - 4
Leeds -19 35 £45,000 - 4
East of England -68 25 £36,250 -19.44% 4
Berkshire -2 19 £47,000 -10.47% 1
North West -21 19 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Manchester +5 16 £32,500 -27.77% 1
East Midlands -6 13 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Surrey -36 13 £35,500 -14.45%
North Yorkshire -10 12 £32,500 -27.77%
West Midlands -31 12 £30,500 -18.66% 2
Harrogate - 12 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 10 £42,500 -39.28%
Watford 0 8 £50,000 -28.57%
Essex -14 8 £35,000 -30.00%
Birmingham -15 8 £55,250 +19.45% 2
Reading -15 8 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Nottingham -7 7 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Northamptonshire -22 6 £36,250 -19.44%
South Wales +8 5 £35,000 +2.94%
Wales -2 5 £35,000 +12.90%
Woking -2 5 £41,000 +7.18%
Cardiff -3 5 £35,000 +2.94%
Scotland -12 5 £40,000 -20.79%
Northampton -17 5 £37,500 -16.66%

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 545 (83.21%) Citrix
2 465 (70.99%) Windows
3 443 (67.63%) VMware
4 387 (59.08%) Microsoft
5 384 (58.63%) XenApp
6 324 (49.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 301 (45.95%) Active Directory
8 257 (39.24%) XenDesktop
9 248 (37.86%) SAN
10 228 (34.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 225 (34.35%) Hyper-V
12 223 (34.05%) Cisco
13 218 (33.28%) MS Exchange
14 207 (31.60%) Linux
15 200 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 194 (29.62%) HP
17 187 (28.55%) Firewall
18 175 (26.72%) MS Excel
19 162 (24.73%) NetApp
20 146 (22.29%) SQL Server
21 141 (21.53%) Microsoft Certification
22 134 (20.46%) vSphere
23 132 (20.15%) SQL
23 132 (20.15%) ITIL
24 122 (18.63%) DNS
25 113 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2010
25 113 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
26 112 (17.10%) Citrix Certification
27 102 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
28 97 (14.81%) LAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 218 (33.28%) MS Exchange
2 113 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 58 (8.85%) Apache
5 56 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 52 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (7.02%) Lync
8 38 (5.80%) IIS
9 33 (5.04%) Tomcat
10 31 (4.73%) Office Communications Server
11 29 (4.43%) SharePoint
12 27 (4.12%) nginx
13 18 (2.75%) IBM Notes
14 15 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (1.37%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
18 1 (0.15%) Confluence
18 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 175 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 81 (12.37%) MS Office
3 9 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Summit
2 8 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.12%) Office 365
2 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.83%) SaaS
4 7 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 248 (37.86%) SAN
2 187 (28.55%) Firewall
3 122 (18.63%) DNS
4 97 (14.81%) LAN
5 92 (14.05%) NetScaler
6 88 (13.44%) WAN
6 88 (13.44%) DHCP
7 81 (12.37%) TCP/IP
8 67 (10.23%) NAS
9 53 (8.09%) VPN
10 37 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (4.27%) iSCSI
12 26 (3.97%) VoIP
12 26 (3.97%) HTTP
13 20 (3.05%) LDAP
14 19 (2.90%) Unified Communications
14 19 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
15 18 (2.75%) Internet
16 17 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (2.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.77%) MySQL
3 58 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (8.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.68%) JIRA
4 9 (1.37%) Hudson
5 8 (1.22%) Subversion
6 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
General
1 90 (13.74%) Finance
2 14 (2.14%) Legal
3 10 (1.53%) Banking
4 8 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.92%) Marketing
6 5 (0.76%) Law
7 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.46%) Games
8 3 (0.46%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.31%) Back Office
9 2 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.31%) French Language
9 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (18.47%) Support Engineer
2 86 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 76 (11.60%) 3rd Line Support
3 76 (11.60%) Consultant
4 55 (8.40%) Analyst
4 55 (8.40%) Administrator
5 53 (8.09%) Systems Administrator
6 46 (7.02%) Citrix Engineer
7 44 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 38 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
9 36 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
10 35 (5.34%) Citrix Support
11 32 (4.89%) Support Specialist
12 29 (4.43%) Citrix Consultant
13 26 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (3.97%) Server Engineer
14 25 (3.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 23 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
16 22 (3.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 22 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.05%) LAMP
2 9 (1.37%) .NET
3 7 (1.07%) Web Services
4 5 (0.76%) WSH
4 5 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.46%) LINQ
6 2 (0.31%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.31%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.99%) Clustering
2 37 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.04%) Replication
3 33 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.66%) EqualLogic
5 16 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 13 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 13 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 11 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.22%) Firmware
10 7 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.92%) Kindle
11 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.76%) Open Source
13 4 (0.61%) PKI
14 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.46%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 465 (70.99%) Windows
2 228 (34.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 207 (31.60%) Linux
4 200 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 113 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (10.99%) UNIX
7 49 (7.48%) Windows XP
8 46 (7.02%) Windows 8
9 43 (6.56%) Windows 7
9 43 (6.56%) Debian
10 33 (5.04%) Ubuntu
11 32 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (4.43%) CentOS
13 19 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (1.68%) Solaris
15 7 (1.07%) AIX
16 6 (0.92%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.92%) SUSE
16 6 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (20.15%) ITIL
2 43 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (6.41%) DevOps
4 40 (6.11%) Change Control
5 39 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
6 36 (5.50%) Migration
6 36 (5.50%) Configuration Management
7 32 (4.89%) Project Management
7 32 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (4.12%) Incident Management
9 25 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (3.36%) Change Management
11 20 (3.05%) Load Balancing
12 18 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (2.44%) E-Commerce
15 15 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (2.29%) Mentoring
16 14 (2.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.15%) SQL
2 49 (7.48%) PowerShell
3 41 (6.26%) Ruby
3 41 (6.26%) Python
4 39 (5.95%) Perl
5 31 (4.73%) Bash Shell
6 19 (2.90%) PHP
7 8 (1.22%) C
7 8 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.22%) Java
8 5 (0.76%) VB
9 3 (0.46%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (21.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (17.10%) Citrix Certification
3 97 (14.81%) MCSE
4 81 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 75 (11.45%) CCNA
7 61 (9.31%) CCA
8 48 (7.33%) Degree
9 35 (5.34%) CCEE
10 34 (5.19%) MCITP
11 32 (4.89%) MCTS
12 31 (4.73%) MCSA
13 26 (3.97%) CCIA
14 19 (2.90%) MCP
15 14 (2.14%) VCAP
16 12 (1.83%) CCEA
16 12 (1.83%) VCP5
17 11 (1.68%) CCNP
18 10 (1.53%) NCDA
18 10 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.95%) SLA
2 23 (3.51%) QA
3 11 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 384 (58.63%) XenApp
2 324 (49.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 301 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 257 (39.24%) XenDesktop
5 225 (34.35%) Hyper-V
6 134 (20.46%) vSphere
7 93 (14.20%) VMware ESX
8 58 (8.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (5.34%) Xen
10 30 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (3.21%) VMware Server
11 21 (3.21%) Terminal Services
12 16 (2.44%) KVM
13 15 (2.29%) vCloud
13 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (2.14%) Postfix
15 12 (1.83%) MetaFrame
15 12 (1.83%) Samba
16 8 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 54 (8.24%) Backup Exec
2 51 (7.79%) SCCM
3 34 (5.19%) Puppet
4 28 (4.27%) XenMobile
4 28 (4.27%) WSUS
5 26 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.21%) SCOM
6 21 (3.21%) Nagios
7 16 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.53%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.53%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.22%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.22%) Salt
10 7 (1.07%) Rsyslog
11 6 (0.92%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.92%) Cacti
12 5 (0.76%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.61%) SmokePing
13 4 (0.61%) Opsview
14 3 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 545 (83.21%) Citrix
2 443 (67.63%) VMware
3 387 (59.08%) Microsoft
4 223 (34.05%) Cisco
5 194 (29.62%) HP
6 162 (24.73%) NetApp
7 86 (13.13%) EMC
8 81 (12.37%) Dell
9 63 (9.62%) AppSense
10 61 (9.31%) Juniper
11 54 (8.24%) Red Hat
12 43 (6.56%) Veeam
13 42 (6.41%) CheckPoint
14 35 (5.34%) Symantec
15 33 (5.04%) IBM
16 32 (4.89%) Oracle
16 32 (4.89%) CommVault
17 21 (3.21%) PlateSpin
18 19 (2.90%) F5
19 18 (2.75%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
Enfield
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, North West, Cheshire, Lancashire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago