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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 610 529 549
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +20
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 311 404 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 3.46% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 280 340 330
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £29,000 £31,052
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-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
13457 11679 11898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.68% 10.52% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11384 9741 10259
Average salary £40,000 £41,600 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -93 291 £42,500 -5.02% 42
London -50 104 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Yorkshire +5 62 £40,000 -7.51% 12
South East -11 44 £47,500 +9.19% 2
West Yorkshire +6 39 £43,750 +5.42% 9
Leeds +5 37 £45,000 +8.43% 8
City of London +13 35 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England -54 30 £39,500 -5.38% 3
North Yorkshire +17 21 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Berkshire +20 20 £55,000 +22.22%
South West -4 18 £29,500 -3.27% 4
Cambridgeshire -29 18 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Harrogate - 18 £32,500 -
Cambridge -1 17 £40,000 -3.61% 2
West Midlands -3 16 £31,750 -36.50% 1
East Midlands -4 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Nottingham +2 14 £41,250 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire +1 14 £41,250 -8.33%
Birmingham -16 11 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -27 11 £34,000 -32.00% 3
Reading +9 10 £73,750 +73.52%
Manchester -20 10 £34,000 -18.56% 2
Devon -18 8 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Exeter +4 7 £29,500 - 1
Dorset -5 7 £25,000 -37.50%
Essex -13 7 £35,000 -26.70%
Poole - 7 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Surrey -11 6 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Witham - 5 £35,000 -

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 513 (83.82%) Citrix
2 437 (71.41%) Windows
3 398 (65.03%) VMware
4 351 (57.35%) XenApp
5 350 (57.19%) Microsoft
6 309 (50.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 299 (48.86%) Active Directory
8 239 (39.05%) SAN
9 238 (38.89%) MS Exchange
10 230 (37.58%) XenDesktop
11 212 (34.64%) Hyper-V
12 211 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 199 (32.52%) Cisco
14 195 (31.86%) Firewall
15 194 (31.70%) Linux
16 192 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 160 (26.14%) HP
18 152 (24.84%) MS Excel
19 150 (24.51%) vSphere
20 146 (23.86%) NetApp
21 143 (23.37%) SQL Server
22 136 (22.22%) ITIL
23 132 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
24 129 (21.08%) SQL
25 117 (19.12%) DNS
26 115 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2010
27 114 (18.63%) Citrix Certification
28 107 (17.48%) MCSE
29 105 (17.16%) VMware ESX
29 105 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 238 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 115 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 74 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 61 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (6.54%) Apache
7 39 (6.37%) IIS
8 38 (6.21%) SharePoint
9 30 (4.90%) Lync
10 28 (4.58%) Office Communications Server
11 27 (4.41%) Tomcat
12 20 (3.27%) nginx
13 18 (2.94%) IBM Notes
14 14 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (1.80%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.65%) MediaWiki
16 4 (0.65%) Confluence
17 3 (0.49%) WorkSite
18 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
19 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 152 (24.84%) MS Excel
2 97 (15.85%) MS Office
3 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Summit
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.92%) Office 365
2 16 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.80%) SaaS
4 9 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Terremark
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 239 (39.05%) SAN
2 195 (31.86%) Firewall
3 117 (19.12%) DNS
4 104 (16.99%) DHCP
5 102 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 100 (16.34%) TCP/IP
7 93 (15.20%) LAN
8 85 (13.89%) NAS
9 76 (12.42%) WAN
10 61 (9.97%) VPN
11 41 (6.70%) VoIP
12 39 (6.37%) iSCSI
13 35 (5.72%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (4.08%) LDAP
14 25 (4.08%) Internet
15 23 (3.76%) Wireless
16 18 (2.94%) Network Security
16 18 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (2.61%) Unified Communications
18 15 (2.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (23.37%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.66%) MySQL
3 49 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.49%) Big Data
11 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 25 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.96%) Hudson
4 8 (1.31%) JIRA
4 8 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.82%) Subversion
6 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) MSI
7 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 60 (9.80%) Finance
2 12 (1.96%) Marketing
3 10 (1.63%) Back Office
4 8 (1.31%) Law
5 7 (1.14%) Banking
6 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.98%) Advertising
6 6 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.49%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.49%) Electronics
8 3 (0.49%) Games
9 2 (0.33%) Retail
9 2 (0.33%) French Language
9 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 85 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 73 (11.93%) Consultant
4 65 (10.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 58 (9.48%) Analyst
6 48 (7.84%) Administrator
7 47 (7.68%) Citrix Engineer
8 45 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
9 40 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
10 34 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (4.90%) Technical Engineer
11 30 (4.90%) Citrix Consultant
11 30 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 29 (4.74%) Architect
13 28 (4.58%) Citrix Support
14 26 (4.25%) Technical Support
15 24 (3.92%) Support Specialist
16 21 (3.43%) Technical Consultant
17 20 (3.27%) Support Analyst
17 20 (3.27%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.61%) Web Services
1 16 (2.61%) LAMP
2 8 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (1.31%) .NET
3 3 (0.49%) LINQ
4 2 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.16%) J2EE
5 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.78%) Clustering
2 29 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.43%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.12%) Open Source
6 11 (1.80%) EqualLogic
7 9 (1.47%) Device Driver
7 9 (1.47%) Replication
8 8 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.14%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.65%) Wiki
10 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.49%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.49%) Kindle
11 3 (0.49%) DTV
12 2 (0.33%) EPoS
12 2 (0.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 437 (71.41%) Windows
2 211 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (31.70%) Linux
4 192 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 105 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (11.60%) Windows XP
7 70 (11.44%) UNIX
8 51 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 46 (7.52%) CentOS
10 40 (6.54%) Windows 7
11 37 (6.05%) Ubuntu
12 29 (4.74%) Debian
13 14 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.14%) SELinux
15 7 (1.14%) SUSE
16 5 (0.82%) AIX
16 5 (0.82%) Android
17 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.22%) ITIL
2 36 (5.88%) DevOps
3 35 (5.72%) Change Control
4 34 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 34 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 32 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 28 (4.58%) Project Management
7 26 (4.25%) Migration
8 24 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 24 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (3.27%) Load Balancing
10 19 (3.10%) Change Management
10 19 (3.10%) Mentoring
10 19 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (1.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 129 (21.08%) SQL
2 44 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 41 (6.70%) Bash Shell
4 37 (6.05%) Ruby
5 33 (5.39%) Perl
6 27 (4.41%) Python
7 21 (3.43%) PHP
8 19 (3.10%) Java
9 10 (1.63%) C
10 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.65%) C#
11 4 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.33%) VB
13 1 (0.16%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (18.63%) Citrix Certification
3 107 (17.48%) MCSE
4 73 (11.93%) CCA
5 72 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 65 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (10.13%) CCNA
8 55 (8.99%) MCSA
9 37 (6.05%) MCITP
10 35 (5.72%) Degree
11 23 (3.76%) MCP
12 22 (3.59%) MCTS
13 18 (2.94%) CCEE
14 16 (2.61%) CCIA
15 15 (2.45%) CCEA
16 12 (1.96%) VCAP
17 11 (1.80%) VCP5
17 11 (1.80%) SC Cleared
17 11 (1.80%) Security Cleared
18 10 (1.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.90%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) QA
2 6 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 351 (57.35%) XenApp
2 309 (50.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 299 (48.86%) Active Directory
4 230 (37.58%) XenDesktop
5 212 (34.64%) Hyper-V
6 150 (24.51%) vSphere
7 105 (17.16%) VMware ESX
8 63 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 33 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (5.07%) Xen
11 20 (3.27%) Terminal Services
12 17 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 17 (2.78%) KVM
13 16 (2.61%) Samba
14 14 (2.29%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.63%) vCloud
15 10 (1.63%) Postfix
16 7 (1.14%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.65%) NFS
17 4 (0.65%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 54 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 42 (6.86%) XenMobile
3 36 (5.88%) SCOM
4 35 (5.72%) SCCM
5 34 (5.56%) Puppet
6 32 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (3.76%) WSUS
8 20 (3.27%) Nagios
9 17 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (2.29%) SCVMM
11 13 (2.12%) EdgeSight
12 8 (1.31%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.31%) HP SIM
13 7 (1.14%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.14%) OpenView
14 6 (0.98%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.98%) Opsview
15 5 (0.82%) Icinga
15 5 (0.82%) Ansible
15 5 (0.82%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 513 (83.82%) Citrix
2 398 (65.03%) VMware
3 350 (57.19%) Microsoft
4 199 (32.52%) Cisco
5 160 (26.14%) HP
6 146 (23.86%) NetApp
7 74 (12.09%) Dell
8 68 (11.11%) AppSense
9 51 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 51 (8.33%) Juniper
10 50 (8.17%) Veeam
11 45 (7.35%) EMC
12 41 (6.70%) CheckPoint
12 41 (6.70%) Symantec
13 29 (4.74%) CommVault
14 24 (3.92%) IBM
15 18 (2.94%) Lotus
15 18 (2.94%) Riverbed
16 17 (2.78%) 3PAR
17 16 (2.61%) PlateSpin
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £30764 - £40558 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits + bonus (up to 10%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago