Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 654 950 950
Rank change year-on-year +296 0 -62
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 44 142 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.58% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45 111 203
Median annual salary £38,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% - -8.70%
10th Percentile £32,050 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% -10.00% -13.04%

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 9,176 24,469 24,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 17.32% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7,670 20,020 20,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,019
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.00% +8.93%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,820 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.16% - +10.39%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +296 42 £38,500 -26.67% 8
London +257 21 £37,500 -42.31%
UK excluding London +236 21 £38,500 -14.44% 8
North of England +175 14 £40,000 +0.63% 6
North West +128 7 £38,500 -21.03% 3
Yorkshire +141 6 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East +206 5 £35,000 -44.00%
Work from Home +55 5 £40,000 -23.81%
Midlands +119 2 £38,500 -21.83% 2
West Midlands +108 2 £38,500 -9.41% 2
North East +29 1 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 42 (95.45%) Citrix
2 36 (81.82%) Windows
3 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 32 (72.73%) XenDesktop
4 31 (70.45%) VMware
4 31 (70.45%) XenApp
5 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
6 29 (65.91%) Windows Server
7 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (45.45%) Azure
9 18 (40.91%) Office 365
10 16 (36.36%) NetScaler
11 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
11 14 (31.82%) DHCP
11 14 (31.82%) DNS
12 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
12 13 (29.55%) WAN
12 13 (29.55%) Firewall
13 11 (25.00%) LAN
13 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
14 10 (22.73%) Linux
14 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (20.45%) Cisco
15 9 (20.45%) SCCM
16 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (15.91%) AWS
17 7 (15.91%) vSphere
17 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
17 7 (15.91%) SQL Server

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 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) CloudStack
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.27%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 20 (45.45%) Azure
2 18 (40.91%) Office 365
3 7 (15.91%) AWS
4 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) NetScaler
2 14 (31.82%) DHCP
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
3 13 (29.55%) Firewall
3 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
3 13 (29.55%) WAN
4 11 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (13.64%) SAN
5 6 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (11.36%) VPN
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Housing Association
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (6.82%) Citrix Support
8 3 (6.82%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) COM
3 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.73%) Linux
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) CentOS
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) Unix
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (13.64%) Project Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Cryptocurrency
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Presales
6 2 (4.55%) Runbook
6 2 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Fintech
7 1 (2.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.55%) MCSA
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 32 (72.73%) XenDesktop
2 31 (70.45%) XenApp
3 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (15.91%) vSphere
6 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (11.36%) Terminal Services
8 4 (9.09%) KVM
8 4 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (9.09%) VMware Server
9 2 (4.55%) Firmware
9 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (9.09%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.55%) Capistrano
3 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Citrix
2 31 (70.45%) VMware
3 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.36%) ConnectWise
6 5 (11.36%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) Bloomberg
7 4 (9.09%) Dell
7 4 (9.09%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.09%) Ivanti
7 4 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) Sophos