Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 918 1005 837
Rank change year-on-year +87 -168 +29
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 180 201 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.83% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 157 164 282
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -17.39% +35.29%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% -23.04% +38.55%

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 23,736 24,135 20,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.46% 14.05% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19,354 19,584 17,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Top 12 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 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 +77 175 £42,500 -5.56% 5
UK excluding London +74 121 £42,500 -3.95% 5
London +73 58 £52,500 -8.70% 1
South East +47 36 £62,500 +25.00% 1
North of England +14 36 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Midlands +46 26 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Yorkshire -9 21 £38,750 -22.50%
East of England +79 19 £31,500 -10.00%
North West +39 15 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands +39 14 £42,500 +30.77% 1
West Midlands +36 12 £42,500 -
Scotland +6 4 £57,500 -4.17% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 144 (80.00%) Citrix
2 125 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 122 (67.78%) VMware
4 116 (64.44%) Windows
5 109 (60.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 104 (57.78%) Active Directory
7 90 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 79 (43.89%) XenApp
9 76 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 75 (41.67%) Windows Server
11 65 (36.11%) Linux
12 64 (35.56%) XenDesktop
13 55 (30.56%) Office 365
14 53 (29.44%) vSphere
14 53 (29.44%) WAN
15 49 (27.22%) LAN
16 45 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 44 (24.44%) NetScaler
18 43 (23.89%) MS Exchange
19 42 (23.33%) DNS
20 41 (22.78%) PowerShell
21 40 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
21 40 (22.22%) SQL
22 37 (20.56%) Firewall
23 35 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (18.89%) Citrix Certification
24 34 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
25 33 (18.33%) ITIL
26 32 (17.78%) VLAN
27 31 (17.22%) Dell

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 43 (23.89%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 10 (5.56%) CloudStack
5 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.33%) IIS
6 6 (3.33%) OpenEdge
7 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.22%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.11%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 76 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (30.56%) Office 365
3 40 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (11.11%) Mimecast
5 13 (7.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (6.67%) Serverless
7 9 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.22%) GitHub
9 3 (1.67%) IaaS
9 3 (1.67%) PaaS
10 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.11%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.44%) WAN
2 49 (27.22%) LAN
3 44 (24.44%) NetScaler
4 42 (23.33%) DNS
5 37 (20.56%) Firewall
6 32 (17.78%) VLAN
7 31 (17.22%) SAN
8 26 (14.44%) DHCP
9 15 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (7.22%) VPN
11 12 (6.67%) VoIP
12 8 (4.44%) Network Security
13 7 (3.89%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (3.33%) Internet
15 5 (2.78%) NAS
16 4 (2.22%) Unified Communications
17 3 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
17 3 (1.67%) iSCSI
17 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
18 2 (1.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) MySQL
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.22%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.67%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.67%) MSI
3 3 (1.67%) WiX
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 23 (12.78%) Legal
3 13 (7.22%) Retail
4 7 (3.89%) Advertising
5 3 (1.67%) Back Office
5 3 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.11%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (27.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 42 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 27 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (14.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (13.89%) Citrix Support
7 21 (11.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 20 (11.11%) Server Support
8 20 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
9 17 (9.44%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 13 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (7.22%) Team Leader
12 12 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 12 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (6.11%) Server Engineer
13 11 (6.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) JSON
1 11 (6.11%) YAML
2 6 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (6.11%) Replication
4 7 (3.89%) BYOD
4 7 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.22%) Fintech
7 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (64.44%) Windows
2 75 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 65 (36.11%) Linux
4 34 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 23 (12.78%) Windows 7
7 19 (10.56%) Windows 10
8 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.11%) AIX
10 8 (4.44%) CentOS
10 8 (4.44%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.89%) Debian
12 6 (3.33%) Unix
12 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.33%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.67%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.56%) HPUX
14 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (18.33%) ITIL
3 27 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 25 (13.89%) DevOps
5 17 (9.44%) Presales
6 16 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 14 (7.78%) Data Protection
7 14 (7.78%) Project Management
8 13 (7.22%) Business Continuity
9 12 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
9 12 (6.67%) Migration
10 11 (6.11%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (6.11%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.11%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.11%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.56%) IT Strategy
11 10 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) PowerShell
2 40 (22.22%) SQL
3 18 (10.00%) Python
4 16 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.78%) Ruby
6 10 (5.56%) VBScript
7 4 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.22%) PHP
7 4 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) F#
8 1 (0.56%) Haskell
8 1 (0.56%) ML
8 1 (0.56%) OCaml
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (18.89%) Citrix Certification
3 30 (16.67%) MCSA
4 28 (15.56%) MCSE
5 22 (12.22%) CCA
6 12 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (6.11%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.56%) Degree
9 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.33%) CCNA
10 6 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.22%) APMP
11 4 (2.22%) CCNP
11 4 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.22%) MCDST
11 4 (2.22%) MCITP
11 4 (2.22%) MCP
12 2 (1.11%) CCAA
12 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (60.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (57.78%) Active Directory
3 90 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 79 (43.89%) XenApp
5 64 (35.56%) XenDesktop
6 53 (29.44%) vSphere
7 21 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (6.11%) Xen
9 10 (5.56%) Docker
10 7 (3.89%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.22%) BitLocker
12 4 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.11%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.11%) PowerDNS
13 2 (1.11%) RHEV
13 2 (1.11%) vCloud
14 1 (0.56%) Oracle Clusterware
14 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (15.56%) XenMobile
2 14 (7.78%) vCenter Server
3 12 (6.67%) SCCM
4 10 (5.56%) Ansible
4 10 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 10 (5.56%) Puppet
5 9 (5.00%) Terraform
6 6 (3.33%) Cobbler
6 6 (3.33%) Nagios
6 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.67%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.67%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.11%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.56%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 144 (80.00%) Citrix
2 125 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 122 (67.78%) VMware
4 31 (17.22%) Dell
5 30 (16.67%) HP
6 21 (11.67%) Cisco
6 21 (11.67%) NetApp
7 18 (10.00%) Ivanti
8 14 (7.78%) SonicWALL
9 13 (7.22%) Veeam
10 10 (5.56%) IBM
11 9 (5.00%) Google
12 8 (4.44%) Avaya
13 7 (3.89%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.89%) Kaspersky
14 5 (2.78%) Mitel
15 4 (2.22%) Atlassian
15 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
15 4 (2.22%) Juniper
15 4 (2.22%) Red Hat