Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 924 965 955
Rank change year-on-year +41 -10 -77
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 102 149 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.63% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 77 130 162
UK median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,425 £30,325
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -15.79%

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 21,326 23,515 22,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.07% 15.50% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17,395 19,177 18,992
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Top 11 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 25 January 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 +41 83 £52,500 +31.25% 15
UK excluding London +48 62 £52,500 +31.25% 13
North of England +54 28 £50,000 +42.86% 8
London +48 22 £53,750 +23.56% 2
North West +48 16 £50,000 +37.93% 3
East of England +77 12 - -
Yorkshire +49 12 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +41 11 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Midlands +31 10 £42,500 +16.44% 1
East Midlands +25 10 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +40 1 £38,000 -33.91%

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 81 (79.41%) Citrix
2 74 (72.55%) VMware
3 70 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (65.69%) Windows
5 63 (61.76%) Azure
6 59 (57.84%) Microsoft
7 58 (56.86%) Hyper-V
8 55 (53.92%) XenApp
9 47 (46.08%) Active Directory
10 43 (42.16%) Windows Server
11 42 (41.18%) XenDesktop
12 41 (40.20%) WAN
13 37 (36.27%) NetScaler
14 31 (30.39%) Data Centre
14 31 (30.39%) ITIL
15 30 (29.41%) XenMobile
16 29 (28.43%) Office 365
16 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
17 28 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (26.47%) Linux
19 26 (25.49%) LAN
19 26 (25.49%) Project Management
20 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (24.51%) MCSA
21 24 (23.53%) Cisco
22 23 (22.55%) Citrix Certification
22 23 (22.55%) Presales
23 22 (21.57%) MS Exchange
24 21 (20.59%) Project Delivery
25 20 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 22 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.92%) CloudStack
4 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 63 (61.76%) Azure
2 29 (28.43%) Office 365
3 12 (11.76%) AWS
4 5 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.92%) GCP
5 4 (3.92%) GitHub
5 4 (3.92%) Serverless
6 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.94%) IaaS
6 3 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (40.20%) WAN
2 37 (36.27%) NetScaler
3 26 (25.49%) LAN
4 19 (18.63%) Firewall
5 17 (16.67%) DNS
6 14 (13.73%) SAN
7 13 (12.75%) DHCP
8 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.88%) Unified Communications
9 6 (5.88%) VPN
10 5 (4.90%) VoIP
11 3 (2.94%) NAS
12 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.98%) HTTP
13 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) PolyBase
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MSI
2 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.98%) WiX
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Advertising
3 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.96%) Law
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Analyst
1 23 (22.55%) Consultant
1 23 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (18.63%) Citrix Consultant
2 19 (18.63%) Citrix Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) Citrix Hypervisor Consultant
4 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) IT Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) JSON
1 7 (6.86%) YAML
2 4 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) CSS
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.96%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.98%) Blog
7 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (65.69%) Windows
2 43 (42.16%) Windows Server
3 27 (26.47%) Linux
4 16 (15.69%) Windows 10
5 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.90%) AIX
7 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) CentOS
8 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.98%) HPUX
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.98%) Unix
9 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) ITIL
2 28 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (25.49%) Project Management
4 23 (22.55%) Presales
5 21 (20.59%) Project Delivery
6 17 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.75%) DevOps
9 12 (11.76%) Service Management
10 11 (10.78%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Process Improvement
12 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.88%) Change Control
13 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 8 (7.84%) Python
4 7 (6.86%) Ruby
4 7 (6.86%) SQL
5 6 (5.88%) PHP
6 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.92%) VBScript
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) MCSA
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (22.55%) Citrix Certification
3 20 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (10.78%) MCP
6 9 (8.82%) MCSE
7 7 (6.86%) Degree
8 6 (5.88%) APMP
9 5 (4.90%) CCA
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.94%) CCNA
12 1 (0.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 70 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (56.86%) Hyper-V
3 55 (53.92%) XenApp
4 47 (46.08%) Active Directory
5 42 (41.18%) XenDesktop
6 17 (16.67%) vSphere
7 16 (15.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (6.86%) Docker
10 6 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.94%) Xen
12 2 (1.96%) Firmware
12 2 (1.96%) Postfix
12 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.98%) KVM
13 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.98%) vCloud
13 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (29.41%) XenMobile
2 12 (11.76%) SCCM
3 10 (9.80%) Puppet
4 9 (8.82%) Ansible
5 7 (6.86%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (5.88%) Nagios
7 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.96%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.96%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (1.96%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.98%) CASB
9 1 (0.98%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.98%) SCOM
9 1 (0.98%) Terraform
9 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (79.41%) Citrix
2 74 (72.55%) VMware
3 59 (57.84%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.53%) Cisco
5 16 (15.69%) Ivanti
6 8 (7.84%) Actuate
7 7 (6.86%) Oracle
8 6 (5.88%) AppDynamics
8 6 (5.88%) Mitel
8 6 (5.88%) Splunk
9 5 (4.90%) Juniper
10 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.92%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.92%) Google
10 4 (3.92%) HP
10 4 (3.92%) IBM
10 4 (3.92%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.94%) Dell
11 3 (2.94%) SAP