Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 329 397
Rank change year-on-year +54 +68 +16
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 55 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.75% 1.79% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 24
City of London median annual salary £44,750 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.50% -28.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £42,600 £24,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £72,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £44,750 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.50% -20.00% +38.89%

XenServer is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1465 1394 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.40% 11.91% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1268 1460
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% -1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the City of London

XenServer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer in the City of London.

Salary trend for XenServer in the City of London

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 54 (98.18%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
2 49 (89.09%) Windows Server
3 43 (78.18%) Citrix
3 43 (78.18%) XenDesktop
4 42 (76.36%) XenApp
5 36 (65.45%) SAN
6 33 (60.00%) MS Exchange
7 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (47.27%) NetScaler
9 24 (43.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (41.82%) Finance
11 21 (38.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
13 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (30.91%) VMware
13 17 (30.91%) DNS
14 16 (29.09%) HP
15 15 (27.27%) Dell
15 15 (27.27%) Office 365
15 15 (27.27%) 3PAR
16 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
17 10 (18.18%) DHCP
18 9 (16.36%) HP SIM
19 8 (14.55%) EMC VMAX
19 8 (14.55%) HP Data Protector
19 8 (14.55%) EMC
19 8 (14.55%) IBM
19 8 (14.55%) Virtual Environments

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (43.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (38.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.27%) CloudStack
5 4 (7.27%) JBoss
5 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (65.45%) SAN
2 26 (47.27%) NetScaler
3 17 (30.91%) DNS
4 10 (18.18%) DHCP
5 5 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (3.64%) SNMP
7 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) LDAP
7 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
1 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (45.45%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Support Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Citrix Support
6 7 (12.73%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (12.73%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Server Support
11 1 (1.82%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) EMC VMAX
2 6 (10.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (98.18%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Windows Server
3 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Unix
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (9.09%) DevOps
2 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.27%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (7.27%) Build Automation
3 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.27%) DSDM
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL
3 4 (7.27%) OWASP
3 4 (7.27%) RUP
3 4 (7.27%) Scrum
4 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.82%) Change Management
4 1 (1.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (1.82%) Line Management
4 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.82%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.27%) Python
2 4 (7.27%) Ruby
2 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CCA
1 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.82%) MCP
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
2 43 (78.18%) XenDesktop
3 42 (76.36%) XenApp
4 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (12.73%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (9.09%) Xen
8 4 (7.27%) vSphere
9 2 (3.64%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP SIM
2 8 (14.55%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (7.27%) Ansible
3 4 (7.27%) Cobbler
3 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) Salt
3 4 (7.27%) Terraform
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Citrix
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 16 (29.09%) HP
4 15 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 15 (27.27%) Dell
5 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) EMC
6 8 (14.55%) IBM
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.27%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp