Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 362 321
Rank change year-on-year +45 -41 +10
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 21 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 0.85% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 30
North West median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% -14.29% +86.67%
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -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 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 1,782 1,537 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.16% 11.94% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 1,234 1,202
North West median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +22 16 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Merseyside - 4 £40,500 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 19 (90.48%) Citrix
2 18 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 15 (71.43%) XenApp
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
5 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 12 (57.14%) VMware
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
8 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
8 9 (42.86%) Veeam
8 9 (42.86%) Office 365
9 8 (38.10%) XenMobile
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 6 (28.57%) Replication
11 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (23.81%) NAS
12 5 (23.81%) Ivanti
12 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
13 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
13 4 (19.05%) Software Deployment
13 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (19.05%) vSphere
13 4 (19.05%) VoIP
13 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
13 4 (19.05%) NetApp
14 3 (14.29%) Windows 7

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 2 (9.52%) CloudStack
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 5 (23.81%) NAS
3 4 (19.05%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) XenServer Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Software Deployment
3 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (9.52%) DSDM
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCA
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 15 (71.43%) XenApp
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) XenMobile
2 2 (9.52%) Cobbler
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Veeam
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Ivanti
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Actuate
7 2 (9.52%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard