Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 935 834 835
Rank change year-on-year -101 +1 -102
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 209 324 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 1.58% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 177 274 377
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £30,350 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £70,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -

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 23,324 20,483 23,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.37% 12.58% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18,999 17,310 20,216
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 -18 86 £57,500 -4.17% 11
North of England -70 55 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Yorkshire -34 41 £50,000 -13.04% 3
East of England +22 33 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South East -7 21 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -11 14 £40,000 -36.00% 6
South West -3 7 £45,000 -23.40% 3
Midlands -4 6 £47,500 +58.33% 3
East Midlands +9 4 £48,750 -15.22% 1
West Midlands +8 2 £47,500 +58.33% 2
XenServer
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 159 (76.08%) VMware
2 150 (71.77%) Windows
3 138 (66.03%) Microsoft
4 135 (64.59%) Citrix
5 126 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 115 (55.02%) XenApp
6 115 (55.02%) Active Directory
7 105 (50.24%) Windows Server
8 100 (47.85%) Hyper-V
9 93 (44.50%) XenDesktop
10 82 (39.23%) DNS
11 80 (38.28%) DHCP
12 76 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (34.45%) MS Exchange
13 72 (34.45%) Firewall
14 69 (33.01%) Microsoft Azure
15 66 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 63 (30.14%) HP
17 61 (29.19%) Cisco
18 60 (28.71%) ITIL
18 60 (28.71%) Linux
19 55 (26.32%) WAN
20 51 (24.40%) NetScaler
21 49 (23.44%) LAN
21 49 (23.44%) SAN
22 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
23 46 (22.01%) Office 365
24 44 (21.05%) Finance
25 42 (20.10%) DevOps
26 41 (19.62%) Backup Exec

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 72 (34.45%) MS Exchange
2 34 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.57%) CloudStack
3 20 (9.57%) OpenStack
4 19 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (8.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (6.22%) SharePoint
9 12 (5.74%) Apache
10 10 (4.78%) IIS
10 10 (4.78%) Skype for Business
11 8 (3.83%) nginx
12 5 (2.39%) JBoss
12 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
12 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.96%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.96%) Confluence
13 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.48%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.48%) Revit
2 1 (0.48%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.48%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 69 (33.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (22.01%) Office 365
3 35 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (3.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (3.83%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (3.83%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (3.83%) CloudFront
5 8 (3.83%) Route 53
5 8 (3.83%) Serverless
5 8 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.87%) G Suite
7 4 (1.91%) GitHub
8 3 (1.44%) SaaS
9 2 (0.96%) Trello
10 1 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 82 (39.23%) DNS
2 80 (38.28%) DHCP
3 72 (34.45%) Firewall
4 55 (26.32%) WAN
5 51 (24.40%) NetScaler
6 49 (23.44%) LAN
6 49 (23.44%) SAN
7 35 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (15.31%) TCP/IP
9 23 (11.00%) Network Security
9 23 (11.00%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (10.05%) Wireless
11 18 (8.61%) BGP
11 18 (8.61%) BIG-IP
11 18 (8.61%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (8.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 18 (8.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 18 (8.61%) NX-OS
11 18 (8.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.74%) MySQL
5 8 (3.83%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.96%) Power BI
6 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.48%) Redis
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.31%) Bitbucket
2 9 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.39%) GitLab
4 4 (1.91%) Subversion
4 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.48%) Spinnaker
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Back Office
2 9 (4.31%) Retail
3 5 (2.39%) Marketing
4 2 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (19.62%) Citrix Engineer
2 34 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 20 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (8.61%) Network Security Specialist
6 18 (8.61%) Network Specialist
6 18 (8.61%) Security Specialist
6 18 (8.61%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 18 (8.61%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 18 (8.61%) Senior Network Specialist
6 18 (8.61%) Senior Security Specialist
7 16 (7.66%) Citrix Support
8 15 (7.18%) Platform Engineer
9 14 (6.70%) Consultant
9 14 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (6.22%) Administrator
10 13 (6.22%) Citrix Consultant
10 13 (6.22%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.66%) WSH
2 10 (4.78%) .NET
3 9 (4.31%) LAMP
3 9 (4.31%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.48%) COM
4 1 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.78%) Clustering
3 10 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.31%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (4.31%) NHS
5 8 (3.83%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.91%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.91%) Fintech
9 4 (1.91%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.96%) PKI
11 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 150 (71.77%) Windows
2 105 (50.24%) Windows Server
3 76 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (28.71%) Linux
6 33 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 32 (15.31%) Windows 10
8 20 (9.57%) Solaris
8 20 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (8.61%) Unix
10 13 (6.22%) CentOS
11 12 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (5.74%) Windows XP
12 9 (4.31%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.87%) Debian
14 5 (2.39%) Windows NT
15 4 (1.91%) AIX
15 4 (1.91%) HPUX
15 4 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.71%) ITIL
2 42 (20.10%) DevOps
3 32 (15.31%) Configuration Management
4 27 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (9.57%) Deployment Automation
7 19 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (8.61%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (7.66%) DSDM
9 16 (7.66%) Mentoring
9 16 (7.66%) RUP
9 16 (7.66%) Scrum
10 13 (6.22%) Patch Management
11 11 (5.26%) Performance Management
11 11 (5.26%) Presales
12 10 (4.78%) Business Continuity
13 9 (4.31%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (4.31%) Incident Management
13 9 (4.31%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.75%) PowerShell
2 34 (16.27%) SQL
3 25 (11.96%) Python
4 21 (10.05%) Bash Shell
4 21 (10.05%) Ruby
5 16 (7.66%) VB
6 11 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.96%) Java
7 2 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) C#
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (10.53%) MCSE
2 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.61%) CCNP
4 18 (8.61%) CCSE
4 18 (8.61%) CISSP
4 18 (8.61%) CLAS
5 16 (7.66%) MCITP
6 15 (7.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (6.22%) CCA
8 12 (5.74%) Degree
9 4 (1.91%) MCSA
9 4 (1.91%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.91%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.96%) APMP
10 2 (0.96%) CCNA
10 2 (0.96%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) GCP
3 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.96%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (55.02%) Active Directory
2 115 (55.02%) XenApp
3 100 (47.85%) Hyper-V
4 93 (44.50%) XenDesktop
5 36 (17.22%) vSphere
6 32 (15.31%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (11.96%) Xen
8 20 (9.57%) Terminal Services
9 17 (8.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (6.70%) Docker
10 14 (6.70%) MetaFrame
11 7 (3.35%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.39%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (1.44%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (19.62%) Backup Exec
2 34 (16.27%) Puppet
3 32 (15.31%) SCCM
4 29 (13.88%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (12.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (12.44%) Ansible
7 15 (7.18%) SCOM
8 12 (5.74%) XenMobile
9 11 (5.26%) Cobbler
10 9 (4.31%) WSUS
11 8 (3.83%) Capistrano
11 8 (3.83%) EdgeSight
11 8 (3.83%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (3.83%) SELinux
12 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (3.35%) ServiceCenter
12 7 (3.35%) Tivoli
13 6 (2.87%) Terraform
13 6 (2.87%) vCenter Server
14 5 (2.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 159 (76.08%) VMware
2 138 (66.03%) Microsoft
3 135 (64.59%) Citrix
4 63 (30.14%) HP
5 61 (29.19%) Cisco
6 36 (17.22%) Dell
7 35 (16.75%) Oracle
8 31 (14.83%) Symantec
9 27 (12.92%) NetApp
10 25 (11.96%) EMC
11 23 (11.00%) Veeam
12 22 (10.53%) Ivanti
12 22 (10.53%) Juniper
13 20 (9.57%) CheckPoint
13 20 (9.57%) Google
13 20 (9.57%) SolarWinds
14 18 (8.61%) Blue Coat
14 18 (8.61%) F5
14 18 (8.61%) Imperva
14 18 (8.61%) Infoblox