Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Citrix Hypervisor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix Hypervisor over the 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 888 951 1036
Rank change year-on-year +63 +85 -163
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 105 174 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.73% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 100 158 139
Median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year +37.50% +1.91% -21.50%

Citrix Hypervisor is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20,196 23,791 24,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 15.95% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16,398 19,342 19,773
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%

Citrix Hypervisor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Citrix Hypervisor as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor.

Salary trend for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor within the UK over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
England +32 81 £55,000 +29.41% 24
UK excluding London +47 53 £55,000 +37.50% 17
North of England +71 32 £50,000 +33.33% 9
London +46 29 £58,750 +35.06% 8
North West +50 21 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Work from Home +18 15 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South East +48 13 £60,000 - 3
Yorkshire +44 10 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Midlands +35 4 £42,000 -1.18% 2
East Midlands +11 4 £42,000 -1.18%
East of England +44 3 - - 1
Scotland +45 1 £38,000 -33.91% 1
North East - 1 £31,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 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 with a requirement for Citrix Hypervisor.

1 86 (81.90%) Citrix
2 78 (74.29%) Windows
3 73 (69.52%) VMware
4 72 (68.57%) Microsoft
5 68 (64.76%) XenApp
6 64 (60.95%) XenDesktop
7 63 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (56.19%) Windows Server
9 52 (49.52%) NetScaler
10 49 (46.67%) Hyper-V
10 49 (46.67%) Azure
11 47 (44.76%) Active Directory
12 34 (32.38%) XenMobile
13 32 (30.48%) Office 365
14 31 (29.52%) WAN
15 30 (28.57%) DNS
15 30 (28.57%) Data Centre
15 30 (28.57%) PowerShell
15 30 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 27 (25.71%) Cisco
17 26 (24.76%) DHCP
18 25 (23.81%) MS Exchange
19 23 (21.90%) Project Management
19 23 (21.90%) Presales
20 22 (20.95%) Citrix Certification
21 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (20.00%) MCSA
22 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
22 20 (19.05%) Ivanti
22 20 (19.05%) SCCM

Citrix Hypervisor
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 25 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.95%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (46.67%) Azure
2 32 (30.48%) Office 365
3 6 (5.71%) AWS
4 4 (3.81%) GCP
4 4 (3.81%) GitHub
4 4 (3.81%) IaaS
4 4 (3.81%) Serverless
5 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.86%) PaaS
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (49.52%) NetScaler
2 31 (29.52%) WAN
3 30 (28.57%) DNS
4 26 (24.76%) DHCP
5 16 (15.24%) LAN
6 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 13 (12.38%) Firewall
8 11 (10.48%) SAN
9 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.90%) VLAN
11 1 (0.95%) HTTP
11 1 (0.95%) Internet
11 1 (0.95%) NAS
11 1 (0.95%) Skype
11 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) PolyBase
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.86%) MSI
4 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.95%) WiX
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Advertising
2 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.86%) Housing Association
3 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.95%) Law
3 1 (0.95%) Legal
3 1 (0.95%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Citrix Engineer
1 24 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (21.90%) Citrix Consultant
2 23 (21.90%) Consultant
3 19 (18.10%) Citrix Hypervisor Consultant
4 12 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) JSON
1 7 (6.67%) YAML
2 4 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.90%) CSS
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.86%) Derivative
3 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.95%) Blog
5 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 78 (74.29%) Windows
2 59 (56.19%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.24%) Linux
5 15 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.57%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
10 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) AIX
11 1 (0.95%) HPUX
11 1 (0.95%) Solaris
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (21.90%) Presales
2 23 (21.90%) Project Management
3 20 (19.05%) Project Delivery
4 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.48%) DevOps
7 10 (9.52%) ITIL
7 10 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.62%) Application Packaging
9 8 (7.62%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
10 7 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.71%) PHP
4 5 (4.76%) Python
5 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.81%) Ruby
5 4 (3.81%) SQL
6 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (20.00%) MCSA
2 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.81%) CCA
4 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.81%) MCSE
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) APMP
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.90%) MCP
6 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 68 (64.76%) XenApp
2 64 (60.95%) XenDesktop
3 63 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (46.67%) Hyper-V
5 47 (44.76%) Active Directory
6 18 (17.14%) vSphere
7 14 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (6.67%) Docker
10 6 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (3.81%) Firmware
12 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.95%) KVM
14 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (32.38%) XenMobile
2 20 (19.05%) SCCM
3 7 (6.67%) Ansible
3 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 7 (6.67%) Puppet
4 6 (5.71%) HP SIM
5 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.90%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.90%) Nagios
8 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.95%) CASB
8 1 (0.95%) SCOM
8 1 (0.95%) Terraform
8 1 (0.95%) vMotion
Vendors
1 86 (81.90%) Citrix
2 73 (69.52%) VMware
3 72 (68.57%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.71%) Cisco
5 20 (19.05%) Ivanti
6 10 (9.52%) Dell
6 10 (9.52%) HP
7 8 (7.62%) Actuate
8 6 (5.71%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.76%) Juniper
9 5 (4.76%) SAP
10 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.81%) Google
10 4 (3.81%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle
11 3 (2.86%) Veeam
12 2 (1.90%) Mitel
12 2 (1.90%) Splunk