Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 936 833 871
Rank change year-on-year -103 +38 -80
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 206 334 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 1.54% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 185 268 310
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £27,800 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 23,208 21,682 22,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.86% 12.99% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19,057 18,337 19,351
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.56% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -64 85 £52,500 -4.55% 9
North of England -26 41 £52,500 -12.50% 3
South East +8 28 £52,500 +16.67% 4
East of England +28 24 £43,750 - 3
Yorkshire +2 23 £55,000 -8.33%
Midlands +38 17 £36,500 +19.67% 1
North West -6 15 £51,250 -14.58% 3
West Midlands +37 12 £36,500 +26.96%
South West +14 11 £44,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £60,000 - 1
North East -11 3 £25,000 -9.09%
XenServer
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 161 (78.16%) Windows
2 143 (69.42%) VMware
3 142 (68.93%) Citrix
4 134 (65.05%) Microsoft
5 117 (56.80%) Active Directory
6 112 (54.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 104 (50.49%) Windows Server
8 95 (46.12%) XenApp
9 87 (42.23%) Hyper-V
10 86 (41.75%) XenDesktop
11 81 (39.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 74 (35.92%) DNS
13 68 (33.01%) DHCP
14 61 (29.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 60 (29.13%) Linux
16 59 (28.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 55 (26.70%) MS Exchange
18 54 (26.21%) ITIL
18 54 (26.21%) PowerShell
19 53 (25.73%) Firewall
20 49 (23.79%) Office 365
21 48 (23.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 47 (22.82%) NetScaler
22 47 (22.82%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (21.84%) SQL Server
24 43 (20.87%) vSphere
24 43 (20.87%) DevOps
24 43 (20.87%) Windows 10
25 42 (20.39%) SQL
26 41 (19.90%) Windows 7

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 55 (26.70%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.14%) CloudStack
2 25 (12.14%) OpenStack
3 24 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.31%) IIS
5 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.91%) Apache
8 6 (2.91%) Confluence
8 6 (2.91%) JBoss
8 6 (2.91%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.94%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.97%) CMS
10 2 (0.97%) nginx
10 2 (0.97%) Site Server
11 1 (0.49%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 25 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.49%) Revit
2 1 (0.49%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (23.79%) Office 365
3 47 (22.82%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.91%) GitHub
7 5 (2.43%) G Suite
8 4 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.94%) SaaS
9 2 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 74 (35.92%) DNS
2 68 (33.01%) DHCP
3 53 (25.73%) Firewall
4 47 (22.82%) NetScaler
5 35 (16.99%) WAN
6 28 (13.59%) LAN
6 28 (13.59%) TCP/IP
7 27 (13.11%) SAN
8 25 (12.14%) VPN
9 17 (8.25%) Network Security
10 14 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (5.34%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (4.85%) NAS
13 9 (4.37%) Wireless
14 8 (3.88%) BGP
14 8 (3.88%) FTP
15 7 (3.40%) Wireshark
16 6 (2.91%) BIG-IP
16 6 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (2.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.34%) MySQL
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.97%) Power BI
5 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.49%) Redis
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.25%) JIRA
2 14 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (6.31%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (4.37%) Bitbucket
5 9 (4.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.88%) Subversion
7 5 (2.43%) GitLab
7 5 (2.43%) MSI
8 4 (1.94%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.97%) GoCD
10 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (19.42%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Back Office
2 10 (4.85%) Retail
3 9 (4.37%) Games
4 3 (1.46%) Automotive
4 3 (1.46%) Banking
4 3 (1.46%) Legal
4 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) German Language
5 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 44 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (11.65%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (11.65%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (9.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (8.74%) Platform Engineer
8 16 (7.77%) Citrix Support
8 16 (7.77%) Consultant
9 14 (6.80%) Citrix Consultant
9 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (6.80%) VMware Consultant
10 13 (6.31%) Analyst
10 13 (6.31%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 13 (6.31%) Cloud Consultant
10 13 (6.31%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 13 (6.31%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (5.83%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.31%) .NET
2 12 (5.83%) Web Services
3 9 (4.37%) X-Windows
4 8 (3.88%) WSH
5 5 (2.43%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.94%) LAMP
7 2 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.97%) LDAP
7 2 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.49%) HTML
8 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.34%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.88%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (3.40%) NHS
5 6 (2.91%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.94%) Fintech
8 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 161 (78.16%) Windows
2 104 (50.49%) Windows Server
3 61 (29.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (29.13%) Linux
5 59 (28.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (20.87%) Windows 10
7 41 (19.90%) Windows 7
8 26 (12.62%) Unix
9 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (5.83%) Solaris
10 12 (5.83%) Windows 8
11 10 (4.85%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.40%) CentOS
13 5 (2.43%) Debian
13 5 (2.43%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.94%) AIX
14 4 (1.94%) HPUX
14 4 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.21%) ITIL
2 48 (23.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (20.87%) DevOps
4 37 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (13.59%) Configuration Management
6 25 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.17%) Deployment Automation
8 18 (8.74%) DSDM
8 18 (8.74%) Patch Management
8 18 (8.74%) RUP
8 18 (8.74%) Scrum
9 15 (7.28%) Incident Management
9 15 (7.28%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (6.31%) Presales
11 12 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.34%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (4.85%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.85%) Performance Management
13 10 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.21%) PowerShell
2 42 (20.39%) SQL
3 40 (19.42%) Python
4 26 (12.62%) Ruby
5 22 (10.68%) Bash Shell
5 22 (10.68%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.83%) Perl
7 10 (4.85%) VB
8 7 (3.40%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) C#
9 3 (1.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (17.48%) Citrix Certification
2 28 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.68%) MCSE
4 19 (9.22%) CCA
5 15 (7.28%) MCITP
6 14 (6.80%) Degree
7 12 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (4.37%) MCSA
9 7 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.91%) CCNA
10 6 (2.91%) CCNP
10 6 (2.91%) CCSE
10 6 (2.91%) CISSP
10 6 (2.91%) CLAS
11 5 (2.43%) MCP
12 4 (1.94%) CCSA
13 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.97%) CCAA
15 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 117 (56.80%) Active Directory
2 112 (54.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (46.12%) XenApp
4 87 (42.23%) Hyper-V
5 86 (41.75%) XenDesktop
6 43 (20.87%) vSphere
7 30 (14.56%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (14.08%) Xen
9 26 (12.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (8.25%) Terminal Services
11 8 (3.88%) MetaFrame
12 7 (3.40%) Docker
13 6 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.94%) BitLocker
14 4 (1.94%) KVM
14 4 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (1.46%) Firmware
15 3 (1.46%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (17.96%) SCCM
2 31 (15.05%) Puppet
3 30 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (12.14%) Ansible
5 20 (9.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (8.74%) Backup Exec
7 13 (6.31%) Cobbler
8 11 (5.34%) WSUS
9 10 (4.85%) SCOM
10 8 (3.88%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (3.88%) Tivoli
11 6 (2.91%) EdgeSight
11 6 (2.91%) Kubernetes
11 6 (2.91%) XenMobile
12 5 (2.43%) HP SIM
12 5 (2.43%) Terraform
12 5 (2.43%) vCenter Server
13 4 (1.94%) Nagios
14 3 (1.46%) HP NNM
14 3 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 143 (69.42%) VMware
2 142 (68.93%) Citrix
3 134 (65.05%) Microsoft
4 35 (16.99%) HP
5 34 (16.50%) Cisco
6 32 (15.53%) Oracle
7 28 (13.59%) Ivanti
8 23 (11.17%) Dell
9 22 (10.68%) NetApp
10 21 (10.19%) Symantec
11 19 (9.22%) Google
12 16 (7.77%) EMC
13 14 (6.80%) Meraki
14 13 (6.31%) Juniper
15 11 (5.34%) Apple
15 11 (5.34%) IBM
16 10 (4.85%) CheckPoint
16 10 (4.85%) SolarWinds
17 9 (4.37%) ConnectWise
17 9 (4.37%) Red Hat