Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 269 336
Rank change year-on-year -51 +67 +77
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 34 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.10% 3.84% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 27
City of London median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% -16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £33,250 £42,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £69,625 £74,250 £71,750
Central London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% -13.04% -6.12%

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 1,620 1,484 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.72% 14.74% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 1,362 1,350
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,875 £82,500 £78,875
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% +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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 28 (82.35%) Windows
1 28 (82.35%) DNS
2 27 (79.41%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (76.47%) DHCP
3 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) Citrix
5 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 21 (61.76%) Firewall
7 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
8 18 (52.94%) XenApp
8 18 (52.94%) XenDesktop
8 18 (52.94%) Office 365
9 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
10 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
10 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (41.18%) HP
12 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
12 12 (35.29%) Windows 10
12 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (32.35%) ITIL
13 11 (32.35%) SAN
14 10 (29.41%) Finance
14 10 (29.41%) Dell
14 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (29.41%) IBM
14 10 (29.41%) WAN

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 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) CMS
5 2 (5.88%) Confluence
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) nginx
6 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Office 365
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) G Suite
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (5.88%) SoftLayer
4 2 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) DNS
2 26 (76.47%) DHCP
3 21 (61.76%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (32.35%) SAN
6 10 (29.41%) WAN
7 8 (23.53%) BGP
7 8 (23.53%) NetScaler
8 7 (20.59%) Wireless
9 6 (17.65%) BIG-IP
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (17.65%) Network Security
9 6 (17.65%) NX-OS
9 6 (17.65%) OSPF
10 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 2 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Support Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (38.24%) Citrix Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Citrix Support
4 11 (32.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (32.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Network Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Security Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) X-Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.88%) LAMP
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (8.82%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 10
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) CentOS
8 2 (5.88%) VyOS
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Tech Ops
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) PHP
2 3 (8.82%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) CCSE
2 6 (17.65%) CISSP
2 6 (17.65%) CLAS
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCSA
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) XenApp
3 18 (52.94%) XenDesktop
4 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (14.71%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.88%) Grafana
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Pingdom
3 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) Terraform
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) VMware
2 24 (70.59%) Citrix
3 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) HP
5 10 (29.41%) Dell
5 10 (29.41%) IBM
6 9 (26.47%) Apple
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco
7 8 (23.53%) 3PAR
7 8 (23.53%) EMC
8 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
8 7 (20.59%) Juniper
8 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
9 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
9 6 (17.65%) F5
9 6 (17.65%) Imperva
9 6 (17.65%) Infoblox
10 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
10 2 (5.88%) Google
10 2 (5.88%) Vyatta