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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1112 864 837
Rank change year-on-year -248 -27 +95
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 91 41 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.045% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.24% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69 28 70
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,675 £34,975
25th Percentile £33,000 £36,000 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% -20.00% +32.35%
75th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £59,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -2.94%

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 29,911 17,052 16,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.32% 18.56% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15,671 13,392 13,352
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,905 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,973 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -216 78 £47,500 +8.57% 4
Work from Home -251 49 £52,500 +16.67% 1
UK excluding London -141 43 £40,500 -10.00% 3
London -231 31 £55,000 +46.67% 1
North of England -83 14 £43,750 -2.78% 1
East of England -66 13 £35,000 -1.41% 1
South West -25 10 £61,250 +82.84%
North West -79 8 £35,000 -22.22%
East Midlands -40 5 £45,500 +1.11%
Midlands -69 5 £45,500 +1.11%
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
North East - 2 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 60 (65.93%) Hyper-V
2 57 (62.64%) Windows
3 54 (59.34%) Citrix
4 52 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 47 (51.65%) VMware
5 47 (51.65%) Azure
6 44 (48.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (36.26%) AWS
7 33 (36.26%) Microsoft 365
7 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
8 32 (35.16%) Linux
9 30 (32.97%) Ansible
9 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
9 30 (32.97%) Social Skills
10 29 (31.87%) XenDesktop
11 27 (29.67%) Open Source
11 27 (29.67%) NetScaler
11 27 (29.67%) Python
11 27 (29.67%) Active Directory
12 25 (27.47%) Puppet
12 25 (27.47%) CentOS
12 25 (27.47%) Kubernetes
13 24 (26.37%) MySQL
14 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
14 23 (25.27%) XenApp
15 22 (24.18%) ITIL
15 22 (24.18%) Red Hat
15 22 (24.18%) Service Delivery
16 21 (23.08%) Cisco
16 21 (23.08%) Juniper

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 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.19%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.69%) Apache
3 7 (7.69%) nginx
4 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.30%) IIS
6 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (51.65%) Azure
2 33 (36.26%) AWS
2 33 (36.26%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (18.68%) OpenShift
4 9 (9.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (8.79%) SaaS
6 7 (7.69%) Mimecast
7 6 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (5.49%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (5.49%) OneDrive
8 5 (5.49%) Power Platform
9 3 (3.30%) IaaS
10 2 (2.20%) GCP
11 1 (1.10%) Google Workspace
11 1 (1.10%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) NetScaler
2 17 (18.68%) Firewall
2 17 (18.68%) LAN
3 15 (16.48%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.19%) DNS
6 10 (10.99%) DHCP
6 10 (10.99%) WAN
7 9 (9.89%) SAN
8 8 (8.79%) VPN
9 3 (3.30%) Intranet
9 3 (3.30%) Skype
9 3 (3.30%) VLAN
10 2 (2.20%) SD-WAN
10 2 (2.20%) Wireless
11 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) MySQL
2 19 (20.88%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (13.19%) InfluxDB
3 12 (13.19%) MariaDB
4 11 (12.09%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.49%) Power BI
7 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) JIRA
General
1 30 (32.97%) Social Skills
2 17 (18.68%) Legal
3 16 (17.58%) Finance
4 14 (15.38%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.49%) Games
8 4 (4.40%) Law
9 3 (3.30%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (1.10%) Banking
10 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) IT Support
6 8 (8.79%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.69%) Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Citrix Support
8 6 (6.59%) Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Head of Infrastructure
9 5 (5.49%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) SAML
2 7 (7.69%) LAMP
2 7 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (5.49%) .NET
3 5 (5.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) PKI
2 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (5.49%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 57 (62.64%) Windows
2 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
3 32 (35.16%) Linux
4 25 (27.47%) CentOS
5 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
11 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
11 5 (5.49%) Unix
12 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Open Source
2 22 (24.18%) ITIL
2 22 (24.18%) Service Delivery
3 21 (23.08%) DevOps
3 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (21.98%) Mentoring
5 19 (20.88%) Incident Management
6 17 (18.68%) CI/CD
6 17 (18.68%) Configuration Management
7 15 (16.48%) Agile
8 13 (14.29%) Change Management
8 13 (14.29%) Information Security
8 13 (14.29%) Presales
9 12 (13.19%) Server Management
9 12 (13.19%) Service Management
10 11 (12.09%) DevSecOps
10 11 (12.09%) Information Security Management
10 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Automation
10 11 (12.09%) Patch Management
10 11 (12.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
2 27 (29.67%) Python
3 12 (13.19%) Java
4 10 (10.99%) Bash
5 8 (8.79%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.30%) Perl
7 3 (3.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) VBScript
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.09%) MCSE
4 10 (10.99%) MCITP
5 9 (9.89%) CCA
5 9 (9.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.20%) CCNA
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.20%) Degree
8 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) MCP
8 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.10%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.40%) QA
4 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (65.93%) Hyper-V
2 44 (48.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (31.87%) XenDesktop
4 27 (29.67%) Active Directory
5 23 (25.27%) XenApp
6 17 (18.68%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (14.29%) Terminal Services
8 11 (12.09%) vSphere
9 7 (7.69%) Docker
9 7 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (6.59%) KVM
10 6 (6.59%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (5.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (5.49%) etcd
11 5 (5.49%) Firmware
11 5 (5.49%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
13 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) Ansible
2 25 (27.47%) Kubernetes
2 25 (27.47%) Puppet
3 18 (19.78%) Terraform
4 13 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (13.19%) Nagios
5 12 (13.19%) Packer
5 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (13.19%) SCCM
6 10 (10.99%) ZABBIX
7 7 (7.69%) Cacti
8 6 (6.59%) Rancher
9 5 (5.49%) Bacula
9 5 (5.49%) Bareos
9 5 (5.49%) HAProxy
9 5 (5.49%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (5.49%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (3.30%) Grafana
11 3 (3.30%) Graylog
Vendors
1 54 (59.34%) Citrix
2 52 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (51.65%) VMware
4 22 (24.18%) Red Hat
5 21 (23.08%) Cisco
5 21 (23.08%) Juniper
5 21 (23.08%) Oracle
6 15 (16.48%) Ivanti
7 11 (12.09%) Fortinet
8 9 (9.89%) Google
9 8 (8.79%) HP
10 7 (7.69%) iManage
11 6 (6.59%) Splunk
12 5 (5.49%) Apple
12 5 (5.49%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (5.49%) ServiceNow
12 5 (5.49%) Sun
13 4 (4.40%) SonicWALL
14 3 (3.30%) Dell
14 3 (3.30%) Sybase