Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 938 850 855
Rank change year-on-year -88 +5 -123
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 211 309 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 1.52% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 134 251 372
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £29,825 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,625 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 22,128 20,394 23,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 12.32% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18,384 17,011 20,090
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,538 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +17 119 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North of England -77 46 £50,000 -13.04% 10
Yorkshire -37 34 £50,000 -11.11% 6
East of England -4 15 £35,000 -22.22% 4
South East -20 14 £31,250 -37.50% 5
North West -37 12 £50,000 -28.57% 3
South West +4 10 £33,000 -49.23%
East Midlands +7 6 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Midlands +5 6 £41,250 -17.50% 2
XenServer
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 180 (85.31%) Windows
2 164 (77.73%) VMware
3 155 (73.46%) Citrix
4 143 (67.77%) Microsoft
5 136 (64.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 128 (60.66%) XenApp
6 128 (60.66%) Active Directory
7 127 (60.19%) Windows Server
8 106 (50.24%) XenDesktop
9 97 (45.97%) Hyper-V
10 96 (45.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 94 (44.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 77 (36.49%) Finance
13 73 (34.60%) DNS
14 72 (34.12%) Windows 10
15 68 (32.23%) SAN
16 65 (30.81%) DHCP
17 64 (30.33%) Cisco
17 64 (30.33%) Office 365
18 59 (27.96%) vSphere
19 58 (27.49%) HP
19 58 (27.49%) MS Exchange
19 58 (27.49%) Linux
20 54 (25.59%) Microsoft App-V
21 52 (24.64%) Firewall
22 51 (24.17%) Citrix Certification
23 50 (23.70%) Dell
24 47 (22.27%) MCSE
24 47 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 47 (22.27%) NetScaler

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 58 (27.49%) MS Exchange
2 32 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (12.80%) SharePoint
4 23 (10.90%) Skype for Business
5 19 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (8.06%) IIS
7 16 (7.58%) CloudStack
7 16 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (6.16%) OpenStack
10 11 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (3.79%) Apache
12 5 (2.37%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.90%) JBoss
14 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.47%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 64 (30.33%) Office 365
2 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.21%) OneDrive
5 6 (2.84%) G Suite
5 6 (2.84%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.95%) IaaS
7 2 (0.95%) PaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 73 (34.60%) DNS
2 68 (32.23%) SAN
3 65 (30.81%) DHCP
4 52 (24.64%) Firewall
5 47 (22.27%) NetScaler
6 37 (17.54%) LAN
7 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
8 29 (13.74%) WAN
9 25 (11.85%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (10.43%) VPN
11 21 (9.95%) Wireless
12 19 (9.00%) VoIP
13 13 (6.16%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (5.69%) iSCSI
14 12 (5.69%) NAS
15 10 (4.74%) VLAN
16 9 (4.27%) Network Security
17 8 (3.79%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (3.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.16%) MySQL
3 10 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.37%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.90%) Subversion
4 3 (1.42%) JIRA
4 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (36.49%) Finance
2 36 (17.06%) Banking
3 31 (14.69%) Investment Banking
3 31 (14.69%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.37%) Retail
4 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (12.32%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (9.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 15 (7.11%) Analyst
5 14 (6.64%) Citrix Specialist
5 14 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (6.64%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.16%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (6.16%) IT Engineer
6 13 (6.16%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.16%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 12 (5.69%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 12 (5.69%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Senior Citrix Specialist
8 11 (5.21%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 10 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) WSH
2 3 (1.42%) .NET
3 2 (0.95%) LAMP
4 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.01%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.64%) Clustering
3 14 (6.64%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.16%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (5.69%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.32%) PKI
7 6 (2.84%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.90%) Replication
9 3 (1.42%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.42%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.95%) User Experience
11 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 180 (85.31%) Windows
2 127 (60.19%) Windows Server
3 96 (45.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (44.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (34.12%) Windows 10
6 58 (27.49%) Linux
7 34 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (14.69%) Windows 7
9 21 (9.95%) Windows XP
10 19 (9.00%) Unix
11 9 (4.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (3.32%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.84%) CentOS
13 6 (2.84%) Solaris
14 5 (2.37%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.42%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.95%) Android
16 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.33%) ITIL
2 32 (15.17%) Application Virtualisation
2 32 (15.17%) Asset Management
3 31 (14.69%) Wealth Management
4 28 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (10.43%) DevOps
7 17 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.11%) Incident Management
8 15 (7.11%) Scrum
9 13 (6.16%) DSDM
9 13 (6.16%) RUP
9 13 (6.16%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (5.21%) Time Management
11 10 (4.74%) Coaching
12 9 (4.27%) ITSM
12 9 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (4.27%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.85%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.48%) SQL
3 19 (9.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (8.53%) Python
5 14 (6.64%) Ruby
6 13 (6.16%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.79%) VBScript
8 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.84%) VB
9 5 (2.37%) Perl
10 4 (1.90%) Java
11 3 (1.42%) C
12 1 (0.47%) C++
12 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (24.17%) Citrix Certification
2 47 (22.27%) MCSE
2 47 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (21.33%) Degree
4 31 (14.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (9.48%) CCEA
6 18 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.58%) CCA
8 10 (4.74%) CCNA
9 8 (3.79%) CCNP
9 8 (3.79%) CCSE
9 8 (3.79%) CISSP
9 8 (3.79%) CLAS
9 8 (3.79%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.37%) PhD
12 4 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.90%) MCITP
13 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.95%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (64.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 128 (60.66%) XenApp
3 106 (50.24%) XenDesktop
4 97 (45.97%) Hyper-V
5 59 (27.96%) vSphere
6 54 (25.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 37 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (10.90%) Xen
9 10 (4.74%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (4.27%) Terminal Services
11 7 (3.32%) MetaFrame
12 6 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.37%) KVM
13 5 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (2.37%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.90%) DFS Replication
15 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.95%) vCloud
16 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (17.54%) Backup Exec
2 25 (11.85%) SCCM
2 25 (11.85%) XenMobile
3 19 (9.00%) SCOM
4 18 (8.53%) Puppet
5 15 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.16%) Cobbler
6 13 (6.16%) EdgeSight
6 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 13 (6.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (6.16%) Tivoli
7 12 (5.69%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (5.69%) HP SIM
8 10 (4.74%) ServiceCenter
9 8 (3.79%) Ansible
9 8 (3.79%) Nagios
10 4 (1.90%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.90%) Terraform
11 2 (0.95%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 164 (77.73%) VMware
2 155 (73.46%) Citrix
3 143 (67.77%) Microsoft
4 64 (30.33%) Cisco
5 58 (27.49%) HP
6 50 (23.70%) Dell
7 34 (16.11%) Veeam
8 32 (15.17%) EMC
9 30 (14.22%) Symantec
10 20 (9.48%) 3PAR
10 20 (9.48%) Juniper
11 18 (8.53%) NetApp
11 18 (8.53%) Oracle
12 14 (6.64%) McAfee
13 13 (6.16%) CheckPoint
13 13 (6.16%) CommVault
13 13 (6.16%) EnterpriseDB
13 13 (6.16%) IBM
14 12 (5.69%) Ivanti
15 11 (5.21%) Altiris