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

Citrix XenServer
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 327 338
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 17 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 2.24% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 15
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% +10.29%
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +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 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 1,512 1,430 1,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.83% 11.68% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,182 1,046
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -12 17 £60,000 +20.00% 4
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Unix
4 10 (58.82%) RUP
4 10 (58.82%) DSDM
4 10 (58.82%) Python
4 10 (58.82%) Tivoli
4 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
4 10 (58.82%) Ruby
4 10 (58.82%) Xen
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 10 (58.82%) vSphere
4 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
4 10 (58.82%) Puppet
4 10 (58.82%) EnterpriseDB
4 10 (58.82%) OpenStack
4 10 (58.82%) CloudStack
4 10 (58.82%) Cobbler
4 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (58.82%) DevOps
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) CentOS

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 10 (58.82%) CloudStack
1 10 (58.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
1 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) PABX
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Citrix Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 10 (58.82%) DSDM
2 10 (58.82%) RUP
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
1 10 (58.82%) Python
1 10 (58.82%) Ruby
1 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) vSphere
1 10 (58.82%) Xen
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Cobbler
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
1 10 (58.82%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Altiris
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) Wyse
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos