Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 910 885 839
Rank change year-on-year -25 -46 -77
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 261 298 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 1.37% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 266 398
England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,925 £29,000 £30,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.71% - +6.25%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21855 21770 23079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.01% 12.38% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18305 18322 19458
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in England

XenServer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for XenServer in England

XenServer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for XenServer in England

XenServer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 155 £47,500 - 6
North of England -21 56 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Yorkshire +4 34 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South East +17 23 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West -16 22 £60,000 +41.18% 3
South West -8 14 £33,000 -51.11%
East of England -13 7 £35,000 -17.65% 1
East Midlands +17 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Midlands +10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
XenServer
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 204 (78.16%) Windows
2 180 (68.97%) Citrix
3 152 (58.24%) Active Directory
4 146 (55.94%) Windows Server
5 145 (55.56%) VMware
6 136 (52.11%) Microsoft
7 132 (50.57%) XenApp
8 120 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 115 (44.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 114 (43.68%) XenDesktop
11 110 (42.15%) Hyper-V
12 107 (41.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 96 (36.78%) Linux
14 89 (34.10%) vSphere
15 82 (31.42%) SAN
16 80 (30.65%) MS Exchange
17 77 (29.50%) Finance
17 77 (29.50%) Windows 10
18 66 (25.29%) DNS
19 62 (23.75%) Cisco
20 59 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
21 57 (21.84%) DevOps
22 56 (21.46%) NetScaler
22 56 (21.46%) Bash Shell
23 54 (20.69%) Office 365
23 54 (20.69%) Python
23 54 (20.69%) Firewall
24 53 (20.31%) Puppet
25 52 (19.92%) HP
25 52 (19.92%) Microsoft App-V

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 80 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (17.24%) CloudStack
4 42 (16.09%) OpenStack
5 37 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 24 (9.20%) Skype for Business
8 12 (4.60%) Apache
9 11 (4.21%) IIS
10 10 (3.83%) Tomcat
11 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (3.45%) JBoss
12 8 (3.07%) WebLogic
12 8 (3.07%) WebSphere
13 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
17 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.69%) Office 365
2 32 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.60%) OneDrive
5 11 (4.21%) G Suite
6 7 (2.68%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.53%) IaaS
8 2 (0.77%) GitHub
8 2 (0.77%) PaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (31.42%) SAN
2 66 (25.29%) DNS
3 56 (21.46%) NetScaler
4 54 (20.69%) Firewall
5 51 (19.54%) DHCP
6 37 (14.18%) TCP/IP
7 35 (13.41%) LAN
8 30 (11.49%) VPN
9 21 (8.05%) WAN
10 19 (7.28%) VoIP
10 19 (7.28%) Wireless
11 17 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (4.60%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.83%) ADSL
13 10 (3.83%) DSL
13 10 (3.83%) VLAN
14 9 (3.45%) LDAP
15 8 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (2.68%) NAS
16 7 (2.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.36%) MySQL
3 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.53%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.36%) Subversion
3 11 (4.21%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.53%) JIRA
4 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.77%) GitLab
7 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.38%) git-flow
General
1 77 (29.50%) Finance
2 41 (15.71%) Banking
3 31 (11.88%) Investment Banking
3 31 (11.88%) Retail Banking
4 14 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.92%) Retail
7 4 (1.53%) Back Office
7 4 (1.53%) Electronics
7 4 (1.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (13.41%) Platform Engineer
4 30 (11.49%) Citrix Engineer
5 29 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 25 (9.58%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (5.75%) Administrator
8 14 (5.36%) Citrix Support
8 14 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (5.36%) IT Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) Analyst
9 13 (4.98%) Applications Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) VMware Engineer
10 12 (4.60%) Citrix Specialist
10 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 12 (4.60%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 11 (4.21%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.45%) .NET
2 7 (2.68%) LAMP
3 2 (0.77%) Django
4 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.38%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.21%) EMC VMAX
4 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.45%) Clustering
5 9 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.68%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.68%) Replication
7 6 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.30%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (2.30%) PKI
8 4 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.15%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.38%) Fintech
10 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.38%) Smart City
10 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 204 (78.16%) Windows
2 146 (55.94%) Windows Server
3 115 (44.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (41.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (36.78%) Linux
6 77 (29.50%) Windows 10
7 42 (16.09%) Unix
8 35 (13.41%) Windows 7
9 33 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (7.66%) Windows XP
11 17 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (5.75%) CentOS
13 10 (3.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (2.68%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.77%) Android
16 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.77%) Debian
17 1 (0.38%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.84%) DevOps
3 45 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 44 (16.86%) ITIL
4 44 (16.86%) Scrum
5 43 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (16.09%) DSDM
6 42 (16.09%) RUP
7 34 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (12.26%) Application Virtualisation
9 31 (11.88%) Asset Management
9 31 (11.88%) Wealth Management
10 15 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.60%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.21%) Auto-Scaling
12 11 (4.21%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (4.21%) OWASP
12 11 (4.21%) Virtual Environments
13 10 (3.83%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.46%) Bash Shell
2 54 (20.69%) Python
3 50 (19.16%) SQL
4 49 (18.77%) Ruby
5 44 (16.86%) Shell Script
6 38 (14.56%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.98%) Perl
8 7 (2.68%) VBScript
9 6 (2.30%) Java
9 6 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.15%) C
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (18.01%) Citrix Certification
1 47 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (17.62%) MCSE
3 40 (15.33%) Degree
4 31 (11.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (7.66%) CCEA
6 18 (6.90%) CCNA
6 18 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (5.36%) CCA
8 10 (3.83%) PhD
9 7 (2.68%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.15%) VCP6
13 2 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.51%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) GCP
System Software
1 152 (58.24%) Active Directory
2 132 (50.57%) XenApp
3 120 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 114 (43.68%) XenDesktop
5 110 (42.15%) Hyper-V
6 89 (34.10%) vSphere
7 52 (19.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 48 (18.39%) Xen
9 39 (14.94%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (7.66%) KVM
11 12 (4.60%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (3.07%) Terminal Services
12 8 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.92%) iptables
13 5 (1.92%) NFS
13 5 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.53%) DFS Replication
15 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (1.15%) Docker
15 3 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (20.31%) Puppet
2 46 (17.62%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (16.09%) Cobbler
3 42 (16.09%) Tivoli
4 24 (9.20%) XenMobile
5 23 (8.81%) Ansible
6 22 (8.43%) Backup Exec
7 20 (7.66%) SCCM
8 15 (5.75%) HP SIM
9 14 (5.36%) SCOM
10 13 (4.98%) Terraform
11 11 (4.21%) EdgeSight
11 11 (4.21%) HP Data Protector
12 10 (3.83%) Nagios
13 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (1.92%) WSUS
14 5 (1.92%) ZABBIX
15 4 (1.53%) Icinga
15 4 (1.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 180 (68.97%) Citrix
2 145 (55.56%) VMware
3 136 (52.11%) Microsoft
4 62 (23.75%) Cisco
5 52 (19.92%) HP
6 49 (18.77%) Dell
7 45 (17.24%) Oracle
8 41 (15.71%) EnterpriseDB
9 33 (12.64%) Veeam
10 30 (11.49%) EMC
11 27 (10.34%) Red Hat
12 20 (7.66%) 3PAR
13 17 (6.51%) Symantec
14 15 (5.75%) McAfee
15 14 (5.36%) Google
16 11 (4.21%) Altiris
16 11 (4.21%) Avaya
16 11 (4.21%) IBM
16 11 (4.21%) Wyse
17 10 (3.83%) SAP