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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 605 557 551
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -6
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 289 345 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 3.06% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 248 295 326
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
13219 11265 11513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11198 9313 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -45 272 £40,000 -11.11% 26
London -38 108 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Yorkshire +12 52 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +17 35 £35,000 -22.22% 1
South East -29 35 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Leeds +13 34 £35,000 -22.22% 1
City of London +12 32 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South West -1 18 £29,500 -1.66% 4
North Yorkshire +18 17 £40,000 +23.07%
East Midlands -5 17 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -47 16 £47,500 +14.45%
Berkshire +9 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West -26 11 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Manchester -20 10 £34,000 -21.83% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 10 £40,000 -3.61%
Harrogate - 10 £32,500 -
Nottingham -1 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridge -2 9 £50,000 +20.48%
Nottinghamshire -6 9 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -19 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -15 8 £37,500 -42.30% 2
Exeter +11 7 £29,500 -
York +10 7 £52,500 +61.53%
Devon -10 7 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Northamptonshire -18 7 £34,000 -12.25%
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Northampton -10 5 £35,000 -9.09%
Dorset -11 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Portsmouth -16 5 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £47,500 - 1

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 479 (80.91%) Citrix
2 420 (70.95%) Windows
3 381 (64.36%) VMware
4 345 (58.28%) XenApp
5 341 (57.60%) Microsoft
6 303 (51.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 283 (47.80%) Active Directory
8 239 (40.37%) MS Exchange
9 230 (38.85%) SAN
10 222 (37.50%) XenDesktop
11 203 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 203 (34.29%) Hyper-V
12 202 (34.12%) Cisco
13 192 (32.43%) Firewall
14 188 (31.76%) Linux
15 174 (29.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 158 (26.69%) MS Excel
17 150 (25.34%) HP
18 148 (25.00%) vSphere
19 138 (23.31%) ITIL
20 123 (20.78%) NetApp
21 121 (20.44%) SQL Server
22 118 (19.93%) SQL
23 114 (19.26%) DNS
24 111 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
25 110 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
26 108 (18.24%) Citrix Certification
27 104 (17.57%) LAN
28 103 (17.40%) TCP/IP
29 102 (17.23%) DHCP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 239 (40.37%) MS Exchange
2 111 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 77 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 57 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 50 (8.45%) Apache
7 38 (6.42%) Tomcat
8 37 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 33 (5.57%) IIS
10 27 (4.56%) Lync
11 22 (3.72%) Office Communications Server
12 18 (3.04%) nginx
12 18 (3.04%) IBM Notes
13 15 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (2.03%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.84%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.84%) Confluence
16 3 (0.51%) WorkSite
17 2 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
17 2 (0.34%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 158 (26.69%) MS Excel
2 97 (16.39%) MS Office
3 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.05%) Office 365
2 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.52%) SaaS
4 5 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Terremark
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 230 (38.85%) SAN
2 192 (32.43%) Firewall
3 114 (19.26%) DNS
4 104 (17.57%) LAN
5 103 (17.40%) TCP/IP
6 102 (17.23%) DHCP
7 90 (15.20%) NetScaler
8 85 (14.36%) WAN
9 81 (13.68%) NAS
10 68 (11.49%) VPN
11 45 (7.60%) VoIP
11 45 (7.60%) iSCSI
12 38 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (5.74%) LDAP
14 31 (5.24%) Wireless
15 23 (3.89%) Internet
15 23 (3.89%) Network Security
16 17 (2.87%) SNMP
17 16 (2.70%) OSPF
17 16 (2.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.64%) MySQL
3 40 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (5.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.22%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) Big Data
11 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.20%) Hudson
4 9 (1.52%) JIRA
5 8 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.01%) Subversion
7 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.17%) MSI
8 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 52 (8.78%) Finance
2 13 (2.20%) Back Office
3 12 (2.03%) Marketing
4 11 (1.86%) Law
5 7 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.18%) Advertising
5 7 (1.18%) Banking
5 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.68%) Welsh Language
7 3 (0.51%) Games
7 3 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.34%) Legal
8 2 (0.34%) French Language
8 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (17.06%) Support Engineer
2 79 (13.34%) Consultant
3 73 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 64 (10.81%) Analyst
5 52 (8.78%) Citrix Engineer
6 51 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (7.43%) Administrator
8 42 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
9 41 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (4.90%) Technical Support
12 28 (4.73%) Architect
12 28 (4.73%) Citrix Support
13 27 (4.56%) Technical Engineer
14 26 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (4.22%) Citrix Consultant
16 21 (3.55%) Support Specialist
16 21 (3.55%) Support Analyst
17 20 (3.38%) Citrix Support Engineer
18 19 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.87%) Web Services
2 16 (2.70%) LAMP
3 10 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (1.35%) .NET
6 3 (0.51%) LINQ
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.45%) Clustering
2 39 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.22%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.20%) Open Source
6 10 (1.69%) CESG
6 10 (1.69%) Streaming Video
7 9 (1.52%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.18%) Replication
9 6 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.01%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.84%) Wiki
10 5 (0.84%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.51%) DTV
12 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.34%) PKI
13 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 420 (70.95%) Windows
2 203 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 188 (31.76%) Linux
4 174 (29.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 97 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (11.82%) Windows XP
7 68 (11.49%) UNIX
8 55 (9.29%) CentOS
9 48 (8.11%) Windows 8
10 39 (6.59%) Ubuntu
11 32 (5.41%) Windows 7
12 25 (4.22%) Debian
13 15 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.18%) SUSE
16 6 (1.01%) Android
17 5 (0.84%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.84%) AIX
18 4 (0.68%) Solaris
18 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (23.31%) ITIL
2 49 (8.28%) Configuration Management
3 39 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (5.91%) DevOps
5 33 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 30 (5.07%) Project Management
7 26 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (4.39%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (4.22%) Load Balancing
8 25 (4.22%) Migration
8 25 (4.22%) Change Control
8 25 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (4.22%) Mentoring
9 20 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (3.38%) Change Management
9 20 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (3.21%) Time Management
11 18 (3.04%) Incident Management
12 15 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (19.93%) SQL
2 49 (8.28%) Bash Shell
3 48 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 38 (6.42%) Ruby
4 38 (6.42%) Perl
5 26 (4.39%) Java
6 23 (3.89%) Python
7 22 (3.72%) PHP
8 10 (1.69%) C
9 5 (0.84%) C#
10 4 (0.68%) C++
11 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.34%) VB
13 1 (0.17%) VBScript
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (18.24%) Citrix Certification
3 90 (15.20%) MCSE
4 71 (11.99%) CCA
5 66 (11.15%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 59 (9.97%) CCNA
8 54 (9.12%) MCSA
9 34 (5.74%) MCITP
10 29 (4.90%) Degree
11 26 (4.39%) MCP
12 19 (3.21%) CCEE
13 17 (2.87%) CCIA
14 13 (2.20%) Security Cleared
14 13 (2.20%) CCNP
14 13 (2.20%) CCEA
15 12 (2.03%) MCTS
15 12 (2.03%) SC Cleared
16 10 (1.69%) PhD
17 9 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.08%) SLA
2 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 345 (58.28%) XenApp
2 303 (51.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 283 (47.80%) Active Directory
4 222 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 203 (34.29%) Hyper-V
6 148 (25.00%) vSphere
7 94 (15.88%) VMware ESX
8 55 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 32 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (4.90%) Xen
11 21 (3.55%) Terminal Services
12 19 (3.21%) KVM
13 17 (2.87%) Samba
13 17 (2.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (2.20%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.69%) Postfix
16 9 (1.52%) ISA Server
17 7 (1.18%) vCloud
18 4 (0.68%) MetaFrame
19 3 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 54 (9.12%) Backup Exec
2 44 (7.43%) SCOM
3 41 (6.93%) XenMobile
4 37 (6.25%) Puppet
5 36 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (5.91%) SCCM
7 29 (4.90%) Nagios
8 28 (4.73%) WSUS
9 17 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 15 (2.53%) SELinux
11 14 (2.36%) EdgeSight
12 13 (2.20%) Icinga
13 11 (1.86%) SCVMM
14 10 (1.69%) HP SIM
15 9 (1.52%) HAProxy
16 8 (1.35%) OpenView
17 6 (1.01%) Cobbler
17 6 (1.01%) Salt
17 6 (1.01%) Opsview
18 5 (0.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 479 (80.91%) Citrix
2 381 (64.36%) VMware
3 341 (57.60%) Microsoft
4 202 (34.12%) Cisco
5 150 (25.34%) HP
6 123 (20.78%) NetApp
7 67 (11.32%) Dell
8 60 (10.14%) AppSense
9 53 (8.95%) Red Hat
10 50 (8.45%) Veeam
11 46 (7.77%) Juniper
12 42 (7.09%) CheckPoint
13 40 (6.76%) Symantec
13 40 (6.76%) EMC
14 25 (4.22%) IBM
15 24 (4.05%) Riverbed
16 22 (3.72%) CommVault
17 18 (3.04%) Lotus
18 17 (2.87%) 3PAR
19 14 (2.36%) IronPort
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Just now
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago