Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 935 1020 929
Rank change year-on-year +85 -91 +13
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 120 167 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.68% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 88 138 213
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +23.53%
10th Percentile £36,750 £25,675 £30,050
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +29.41%

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 23,225 24,698 23,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.16% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19,124 20,151 19,516
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +31 105 £52,500 +16.67% 31
UK excluding London +55 83 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London +53 26 £60,000 +33.33% 5
North of England +44 25 £47,500 -5.00% 15
East of England +60 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Midlands +43 20 £50,000 +36.99% 5
East Midlands +41 18 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Yorkshire +20 13 £48,750 -25.00% 6
North West +41 10 £50,000 - 8
South East +18 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Scotland +12 5 £38,000 -
North East +19 2 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South West +12 2 £55,000 +27.17% 1
West Midlands +5 2 £48,500 +32.88% 2

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 88 (73.33%) Citrix
2 86 (71.67%) VMware
3 83 (69.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 64 (53.33%) Azure
6 59 (49.17%) Windows
7 56 (46.67%) Active Directory
8 55 (45.83%) Hyper-V
9 49 (40.83%) XenApp
10 40 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 40 (33.33%) ITIL
11 39 (32.50%) XenDesktop
12 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
13 35 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 34 (28.33%) Linux
15 33 (27.50%) WAN
16 32 (26.67%) AWS
17 31 (25.83%) Office 365
18 30 (25.00%) Data Centre
19 26 (21.67%) LAN
20 25 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (20.83%) DevOps
20 25 (20.83%) Presales
21 24 (20.00%) MCSA
22 23 (19.17%) Firewall
22 23 (19.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
23 22 (18.33%) vSphere
24 21 (17.50%) Cisco
25 19 (15.83%) Citrix Certification

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 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.17%) CloudStack
3 11 (9.17%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 64 (53.33%) Azure
2 32 (26.67%) AWS
3 31 (25.83%) Office 365
4 8 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (6.67%) GCP
5 6 (5.00%) Serverless
6 5 (4.17%) IaaS
6 5 (4.17%) PaaS
7 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.50%) GitHub
8 2 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.50%) WAN
2 26 (21.67%) LAN
3 23 (19.17%) Firewall
4 17 (14.17%) NetScaler
5 14 (11.67%) SAN
6 12 (10.00%) VPN
7 11 (9.17%) DNS
8 10 (8.33%) VoIP
9 9 (7.50%) DHCP
10 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (5.00%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.33%) NAS
13 2 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.83%) HTTP
14 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
14 1 (0.83%) Skype
14 1 (0.83%) VLAN
14 1 (0.83%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MySQL
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MSI
2 4 (3.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.67%) GitLab
4 2 (1.67%) Spinnaker
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.83%) WiX
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Publishing
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (20.00%) Analyst
3 23 (19.17%) Consultant
4 15 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Citrix Consultant
5 11 (9.17%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (8.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Citrix Hypervisor Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) JSON
1 9 (7.50%) YAML
2 3 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.67%) CSS
3 2 (1.67%) HTML
3 2 (1.67%) Sensu
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.67%) PlayStation
5 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.17%) Windows
2 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
3 34 (28.33%) Linux
4 10 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 9 (7.50%) AIX
6 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.17%) Unix
10 2 (1.67%) CentOS
10 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) ITIL
2 35 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (20.83%) DevOps
3 25 (20.83%) Presales
4 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.83%) Project Management
6 16 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (11.67%) IT Strategy
7 14 (11.67%) Project Delivery
7 14 (11.67%) Service Management
8 12 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 11 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.67%) Information Security
11 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
11 8 (6.67%) Patch Management
11 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.33%) SQL
3 15 (12.50%) Python
3 15 (12.50%) Ruby
4 13 (10.83%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.50%) VBScript
6 5 (4.17%) PHP
7 4 (3.33%) VB
8 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.67%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (20.00%) MCSA
3 23 (19.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (15.83%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (14.17%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (14.17%) MCSE
6 11 (9.17%) MCP
7 8 (6.67%) CCA
8 6 (5.00%) APMP
8 6 (5.00%) Degree
9 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.50%) CCNA
12 1 (0.83%) CCAA
12 1 (0.83%) CCNP
12 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 83 (69.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 55 (45.83%) Hyper-V
4 49 (40.83%) XenApp
5 39 (32.50%) XenDesktop
6 22 (18.33%) vSphere
7 19 (15.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (8.33%) Docker
9 10 (8.33%) Xen
10 5 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.67%) Postfix
14 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.83%) Firmware
14 1 (0.83%) KVM
14 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) SCCM
2 15 (12.50%) Puppet
3 13 (10.83%) Terraform
3 13 (10.83%) XenMobile
4 12 (10.00%) Ansible
5 10 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 10 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (5.83%) vRealize
8 6 (5.00%) Nagios
9 5 (4.17%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.50%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.67%) Capistrano
11 2 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (1.67%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.67%) SCOM
11 2 (1.67%) WSUS
12 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 88 (73.33%) Citrix
2 86 (71.67%) VMware
3 65 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.50%) Cisco
5 10 (8.33%) HP
5 10 (8.33%) IBM
5 10 (8.33%) Ivanti
6 8 (6.67%) Google
7 6 (5.00%) AppDynamics
7 6 (5.00%) Mitel
7 6 (5.00%) Oracle
7 6 (5.00%) Splunk
8 4 (3.33%) Dell
8 4 (3.33%) Juniper
8 4 (3.33%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.50%) NetApp
10 2 (1.67%) Xamarin