Period
to 21 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 330 310
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +12
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 16 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 2.34% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 42
North West median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +41.18% +46.55%
10th Percentile £24,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £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 1,721 1,455 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.77% 11.02% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,205 988
North West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,125 £60,000 £55,725
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 July 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 July 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 13 £46,250 -22.92% 2
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Google
3 10 (62.50%) SCCM
4 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (43.75%) CloudStack
6 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
6 7 (43.75%) vSphere
6 7 (43.75%) Puppet
6 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) RUP
6 7 (43.75%) DSDM
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) Xen
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 7 (43.75%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (37.50%) Back Office
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) Ansible

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 (43.75%) CloudStack
1 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (18.75%) G Suite
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
5 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (6.25%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (43.75%) DSDM
2 7 (43.75%) RUP
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) OWASP
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Telematics
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) vSphere
1 7 (43.75%) Xen
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (43.75%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (18.75%) WSUS
5 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
5 1 (6.25%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.25%) Webmin
5 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Google
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) New Relic
7 1 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (6.25%) Zend