Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 779 914 985
Rank change year-on-year +135 +71 +8
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 35 97 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.46% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 92 132
Median annual salary £36,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.55% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £46,600 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,750 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -26.50% +33.33% -

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 13,615 20,932 23,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 17.00% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,264 17,340 19,627
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +164 30 £33,750 -32.50% 3
UK excluding London +138 28 £36,750 -26.50% 6
North of England +41 9 £38,000 -24.00% 1
South East +125 8 £30,000 -50.00%
Midlands +61 5 £45,000 +7.14%
North West +41 5 £37,500 -25.00%
London +158 4 £25,000 -51.22%
East Midlands +34 4 £45,000 +7.14%
Yorkshire +25 4 £42,000 -30.00% 1
South West - 3 £38,000 - 1
Scotland +26 2 - - 3
East of England +78 1 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Work from Home -102 1 £37,500 -37.50% 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 25 (71.43%) Citrix
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) VMware
4 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) DNS
6 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 14 (40.00%) DHCP
7 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 13 (37.14%) Azure
9 12 (34.29%) Microsoft 365
9 12 (34.29%) XenApp
9 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
9 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
10 11 (31.43%) VPN
11 10 (28.57%) Cisco
11 10 (28.57%) Linux
12 9 (25.71%) Firewall
13 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
13 8 (22.86%) Proactive Management
14 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (20.00%) CentOS
14 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
14 7 (20.00%) vSphere
14 7 (20.00%) Capistrano
14 7 (20.00%) PBX
15 6 (17.14%) WAN

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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Azure
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (8.57%) AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.86%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) DNS
2 14 (40.00%) DHCP
3 11 (31.43%) VPN
4 9 (25.71%) Firewall
5 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 7 (20.00%) PBX
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (17.14%) LAN
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) SAN
8 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) VSAN
9 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.86%) Internet
10 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) IT Support
4 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix Support
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix Hypervisor Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
6 7 (20.00%) CentOS
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Proactive Management
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Coaching
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.71%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) CCNA
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (34.29%) XenApp
4 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
5 7 (20.00%) vSphere
6 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.86%) Docker
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 6 (17.14%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) Nessus
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Citrix
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk
5 3 (8.57%) Veeam
6 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.71%) CyberArk
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec