Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 950 953 889
Rank change year-on-year +3 -64 +6
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 140 217 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.89% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 102 186 278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +35.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,625 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -13.04% +35.29%

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 24,381 24,424 22,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.31% 14.74% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19,945 19,913 19,083
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

Citrix Hypervisor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor.

Salary trend for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Top 14 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 16 September 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
England +11 130 £52,500 +5.00% 22
UK excluding London +45 107 £45,000 -10.00% 23
London +32 29 £65,000 +23.81% 3
North of England +2 29 £38,500 -26.67% 7
Midlands +36 26 £48,500 +32.88% 3
East of England +78 22 £51,250 +20.59% 6
South East +29 21 £62,500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +38 20 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire -7 19 £38,500 -30.00% 4
North West +14 8 £48,750 -4.88% 2
Scotland +16 7 - - 3
West Midlands +34 6 £42,500 +16.44% 2
North East +15 2 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South West -6 2 £55,000 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 99 (70.71%) Citrix
2 98 (70.00%) VMware
3 92 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (60.71%) Microsoft
5 74 (52.86%) Azure
6 71 (50.71%) Windows
7 64 (45.71%) Active Directory
7 64 (45.71%) XenApp
8 60 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 55 (39.29%) XenDesktop
10 48 (34.29%) Windows Server
11 46 (32.86%) AWS
12 44 (31.43%) Office 365
13 43 (30.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 40 (28.57%) Linux
14 40 (28.57%) PowerShell
15 38 (27.14%) vSphere
15 38 (27.14%) ITIL
16 33 (23.57%) WAN
17 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (20.71%) LAN
18 29 (20.71%) DevOps
19 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (19.29%) Citrix Certification
20 27 (19.29%) Firewall
21 26 (18.57%) MCSE
21 26 (18.57%) MCSA
21 26 (18.57%) VMware ESXi
22 25 (17.86%) SQL
22 25 (17.86%) NetScaler

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 17 (12.14%) CloudStack
1 17 (12.14%) OpenStack
2 15 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.57%) IIS
3 5 (3.57%) OpenEdge
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.43%) Apache
5 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.71%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 74 (52.86%) Azure
2 46 (32.86%) AWS
3 44 (31.43%) Office 365
4 14 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.14%) GCP
6 8 (5.71%) Serverless
7 5 (3.57%) IaaS
7 5 (3.57%) PaaS
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.71%) GitHub
9 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.57%) WAN
2 29 (20.71%) LAN
3 27 (19.29%) Firewall
4 25 (17.86%) NetScaler
5 16 (11.43%) DNS
6 14 (10.00%) DHCP
7 12 (8.57%) VPN
8 9 (6.43%) VoIP
9 8 (5.71%) SAN
9 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.57%) Network Security
12 4 (2.86%) Internet
12 4 (2.86%) VLAN
13 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.14%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.14%) NAS
13 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
13 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MSI
2 7 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.14%) WiX
5 2 (1.43%) GitLab
5 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.43%) Spinnaker
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.14%) Back Office
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (23.57%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (15.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) Analyst
5 17 (12.14%) Consultant
5 17 (12.14%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (5.00%) IT Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) JSON
1 7 (5.00%) YAML
2 2 (1.43%) Sensu
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (2.86%) BYOD
5 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.43%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.71%) Windows
2 48 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 40 (28.57%) Linux
4 17 (12.14%) Windows 10
5 15 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.14%) AIX
8 9 (6.43%) Unix
9 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.71%) HPUX
12 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.71%) Solaris
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (27.14%) ITIL
3 29 (20.71%) DevOps
4 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.14%) Presales
6 21 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.71%) Business Continuity
7 15 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (10.00%) IT Strategy
9 12 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (8.57%) Incident Management
10 10 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
10 10 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.14%) Project Management
10 10 (7.14%) Service Management
11 9 (6.43%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (6.43%) Process Improvement
12 8 (5.71%) Application Virtualisation
12 8 (5.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.86%) SQL
3 23 (16.43%) Python
4 20 (14.29%) Ruby
5 9 (6.43%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.43%) VBScript
6 4 (2.86%) VB
7 2 (1.43%) Go
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (19.29%) Citrix Certification
3 26 (18.57%) MCSA
3 26 (18.57%) MCSE
4 19 (13.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (10.71%) CCA
6 10 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (5.00%) MCP
8 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.86%) Degree
9 4 (2.86%) MCITP
10 3 (2.14%) APMP
10 3 (2.14%) CCAA
10 3 (2.14%) CCNA
10 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) CISSP
11 1 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 92 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 64 (45.71%) XenApp
3 60 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 55 (39.29%) XenDesktop
5 38 (27.14%) vSphere
6 26 (18.57%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (12.14%) Xen
8 15 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (6.43%) Docker
10 6 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (4.29%) Terminal Services
11 5 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.43%) Postfix
13 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.71%) vCloud
13 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) Terraform
2 16 (11.43%) SCCM
3 14 (10.00%) Puppet
3 14 (10.00%) XenMobile
4 11 (7.86%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (7.86%) vCenter Server
5 9 (6.43%) Cobbler
5 9 (6.43%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.71%) Ansible
7 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (5.00%) vRealize
8 3 (2.14%) Nagios
9 2 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.43%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.43%) WSUS
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 99 (70.71%) Citrix
2 98 (70.00%) VMware
3 85 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.00%) Cisco
4 14 (10.00%) Ivanti
5 10 (7.14%) Google
5 10 (7.14%) HP
5 10 (7.14%) IBM
5 10 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 6 (4.29%) Dell
7 5 (3.57%) Kaspersky
7 5 (3.57%) NetApp
8 4 (2.86%) Avaya
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle
9 3 (2.14%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.14%) Mitel
9 3 (2.14%) Splunk
9 3 (2.14%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.43%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.43%) Veeam