The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 607 475 414
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -61
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 303 471 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.43% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.50% 4.37% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 262 408 504
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12133 10766 11175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.53% 9.90% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10079 9181 9601
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% -2.35%
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 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -139 286 £45,000 - 52
London -101 86 £47,500 -5.00% 15
South East -19 85 £47,500 +9.19% 14
Surrey 0 32 £35,000 - 5
Berkshire +16 31 £45,500 -9.00% 5
Yorkshire -51 30 £47,500 +11.11% 4
North West +8 28 £32,500 -27.77% 9
City of London -32 27 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Leeds -28 25 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Yorkshire -36 25 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +5 23 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Manchester +13 21 £32,500 -27.77% 5
East of England -67 19 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Oxford +13 14 £52,500 +20.68%
Oxfordshire +8 14 £52,500 +20.68%
East Midlands -31 13 £38,250 -17.74%
Woking -5 11 £33,500 -22.98% 3
Shropshire +6 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Telford +3 10 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Reading +3 10 £46,000 -3.15% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -15 9 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham -5 8 £30,250 -28.82% 1
Watford -15 8 £50,000 - 1
South West -22 8 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Scotland -23 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bedfordshire -3 7 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Edinburgh -4 7 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -19 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -22 7 £31,000 -27.05% 2

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 674 (86.97%) Citrix
2 574 (74.06%) VMware
3 526 (67.87%) Windows
4 495 (63.87%) Microsoft
5 486 (62.71%) XenApp
6 434 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 403 (52.00%) XenDesktop
8 379 (48.90%) Active Directory
9 298 (38.45%) Hyper-V
10 283 (36.52%) SAN
11 266 (34.32%) MS Exchange
12 264 (34.06%) HP
13 261 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 249 (32.13%) Cisco
15 223 (28.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 217 (28.00%) MS Excel
17 203 (26.19%) vSphere
18 202 (26.06%) Linux
19 191 (24.65%) Windows Server 2003
20 173 (22.32%) Firewall
21 161 (20.77%) Citrix Certification
22 160 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
23 159 (20.52%) NetApp
24 155 (20.00%) MCSE
25 142 (18.32%) SQL Server
26 139 (17.94%) EMC
27 137 (17.68%) Dell
28 133 (17.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
29 132 (17.03%) ITIL
30 130 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 266 (34.32%) MS Exchange
2 160 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 89 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (7.61%) IIS
6 55 (7.10%) Apache
6 55 (7.10%) Lync
7 54 (6.97%) SharePoint
7 54 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 35 (4.52%) Tomcat
9 29 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (2.97%) Office Communications Server
11 21 (2.71%) nginx
12 13 (1.68%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.77%) WorkSite
15 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 217 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.45%) MS Office
3 14 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.03%) Summit
4 7 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.61%) Office 365
2 25 (3.23%) SaaS
3 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 283 (36.52%) SAN
2 173 (22.32%) Firewall
3 121 (15.61%) DNS
4 112 (14.45%) NetScaler
5 93 (12.00%) LAN
6 89 (11.48%) WAN
7 84 (10.84%) DHCP
8 63 (8.13%) TCP/IP
9 55 (7.10%) NAS
10 49 (6.32%) VPN
11 30 (3.87%) iSCSI
12 28 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (3.23%) HTTP
15 24 (3.10%) IPsec
16 22 (2.84%) Internet
16 22 (2.84%) Network Security
17 20 (2.58%) BGP
17 20 (2.58%) Unified Communications
18 16 (2.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.52%) MySQL
3 56 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.29%) JIRA
1 10 (1.29%) Subversion
2 5 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.26%) Hudson
3 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (14.06%) Finance
2 18 (2.32%) Law
3 16 (2.06%) Back Office
3 16 (2.06%) Legal
4 7 (0.90%) Banking
5 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.39%) Local Government
6 3 (0.39%) Games
7 2 (0.26%) Publishing
7 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.13%) Retail
8 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 122 (15.74%) Consultant
2 105 (13.55%) Support Engineer
3 86 (11.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 78 (10.06%) Analyst
5 75 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 71 (9.16%) Administrator
7 63 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
7 63 (8.13%) Citrix Engineer
8 50 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
9 49 (6.32%) Architect
10 42 (5.42%) Technical Engineer
11 40 (5.16%) Citrix Consultant
12 34 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 33 (4.26%) Citrix Support
14 31 (4.00%) Server Engineer
15 27 (3.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 27 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
15 27 (3.48%) Technical Specialist
16 26 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
17 25 (3.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.81%) LAMP
2 11 (1.42%) Software Packaging
2 11 (1.42%) WSH
3 7 (0.90%) Web Services
4 6 (0.77%) .NET
5 4 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (0.39%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.26%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.13%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.10%) Clustering
2 45 (5.81%) Replication
3 36 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.52%) EqualLogic
5 26 (3.35%) Blackberry
6 24 (3.10%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.58%) Thin Client
7 20 (2.58%) Fat Client
8 16 (2.06%) Firmware
8 16 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.42%) PKI
10 11 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.77%) Open Source
11 6 (0.77%) Kindle
11 6 (0.77%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.65%) Celerra
12 5 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 526 (67.87%) Windows
2 261 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 202 (26.06%) Linux
4 191 (24.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 130 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (8.90%) Windows 7
7 57 (7.35%) UNIX
8 37 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (4.77%) Windows 8
9 35 (4.52%) Debian
10 23 (2.97%) Windows XP
11 21 (2.71%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.94%) CentOS
12 15 (1.94%) Android
13 14 (1.81%) Solaris
13 14 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (1.55%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.42%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.90%) AIX
16 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (17.03%) ITIL
2 50 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 49 (6.32%) Change Control
4 48 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (5.29%) Migration
6 40 (5.16%) Configuration Management
7 39 (5.03%) Project Management
8 31 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 31 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
9 29 (3.74%) DevOps
10 25 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (3.23%) Business Continuity
11 24 (3.10%) Incident Management
12 23 (2.97%) Change Management
12 23 (2.97%) E-Commerce
13 22 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (2.71%) Load Balancing
15 20 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
16 17 (2.19%) ITSM
17 14 (1.81%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 113 (14.58%) SQL
2 81 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 44 (5.68%) Python
4 32 (4.13%) Perl
5 26 (3.35%) Bash Shell
6 25 (3.23%) Ruby
7 13 (1.68%) Java
7 13 (1.68%) C
7 13 (1.68%) VBScript
8 11 (1.42%) VB
9 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.65%) PHP
11 1 (0.13%) C#
11 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 223 (28.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (20.77%) Citrix Certification
3 155 (20.00%) MCSE
4 133 (17.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 108 (13.94%) MCITP
6 93 (12.00%) CCA
7 68 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (7.74%) Degree
9 56 (7.23%) CCNA
10 51 (6.58%) CCEE
11 50 (6.45%) CCIA
12 49 (6.32%) VCP5
13 43 (5.55%) MCSA
14 42 (5.42%) HP AIS
15 41 (5.29%) HP ASE
16 35 (4.52%) MCTS
17 25 (3.23%) MCP
18 23 (2.97%) CCAA
19 17 (2.19%) VCAP
20 15 (1.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.03%) SLA
2 30 (3.87%) QA
3 11 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 486 (62.71%) XenApp
2 434 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 403 (52.00%) XenDesktop
4 379 (48.90%) Active Directory
5 298 (38.45%) Hyper-V
6 203 (26.19%) vSphere
7 80 (10.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 77 (9.94%) VMware ESX
9 33 (4.26%) Terminal Services
10 30 (3.87%) Xen
11 24 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (3.10%) vCloud
12 17 (2.19%) VMware Server
13 16 (2.06%) MetaFrame
14 14 (1.81%) KVM
15 13 (1.68%) Postfix
16 10 (1.29%) NFS
17 9 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 81 (10.45%) SCCM
2 53 (6.84%) Backup Exec
3 37 (4.77%) WSUS
4 32 (4.13%) Puppet
4 32 (4.13%) XenMobile
5 31 (4.00%) SCOM
6 21 (2.71%) Nagios
7 17 (2.19%) SCVMM
7 17 (2.19%) NetBackup
8 16 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (1.68%) ZABBIX
11 10 (1.29%) Salt
12 9 (1.16%) Cacti
12 9 (1.16%) SCDPM
13 7 (0.90%) SmokePing
14 6 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
15 3 (0.39%) WMI
15 3 (0.39%) Cobbler
15 3 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 674 (86.97%) Citrix
2 574 (74.06%) VMware
3 495 (63.87%) Microsoft
4 264 (34.06%) HP
5 249 (32.13%) Cisco
6 159 (20.52%) NetApp
7 139 (17.94%) EMC
8 137 (17.68%) Dell
9 67 (8.65%) AppSense
10 51 (6.58%) Juniper
11 48 (6.19%) Red Hat
12 45 (5.81%) Veeam
12 45 (5.81%) Symantec
13 37 (4.77%) 3PAR
14 36 (4.65%) IBM
14 36 (4.65%) Oracle
15 32 (4.13%) CheckPoint
16 25 (3.23%) BMC
17 23 (2.97%) CommVault
18 22 (2.84%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (Neg) + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Big Bonus + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago