Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 345 321
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24 +13
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 15 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 2.23% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 39
North West median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.58% +41.18% +9.68%
10th Percentile £24,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,750 £48,750
England 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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,824 1,522 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.30% 11.56% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 1,281 1,009
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +3 11 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Google
3 9 (60.00%) SCCM
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (53.33%) DevOps
5 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (46.67%) OpenStack
5 7 (46.67%) CloudStack
5 7 (46.67%) vSphere
5 7 (46.67%) Puppet
5 7 (46.67%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) RUP
5 7 (46.67%) DSDM
5 7 (46.67%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) Xen
5 7 (46.67%) Ruby
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Back Office
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) Ansible
6 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (46.67%) CloudStack
1 7 (46.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 3 (20.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Platform Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Fedora
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (46.67%) DSDM
2 7 (46.67%) RUP
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
1 7 (46.67%) Ruby
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) vSphere
1 7 (46.67%) Xen
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (46.67%) Puppet
3 6 (40.00%) Ansible
4 3 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.67%) Webmin
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Google
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos