Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 838 851 938
Rank change year-on-year +13 +87 +76
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 45 95 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.54% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 74 156
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,250 £29,125
25th Percentile £32,750 £40,313 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.73% +29.41% -10.53%
75th Percentile £47,500 £72,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,000 £71,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -

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 16,435 17,653 23,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 17.28% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13,109 14,524 19,673
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,593 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.60% +3.19% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in the UK

Citrix Hypervisor
Top 13 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 6 May 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
UK excluding London +56 33 £43,750 - 4
England +44 30 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Work from Home -157 12 £45,000 -33.33% 1
North of England -13 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West +11 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Scotland - 8 - -
Midlands +17 6 £45,000 +16.88% 3
East Midlands +13 6 £45,000 -
South West - 6 £33,500 -
London +58 5 £35,000 -39.13%
South East +58 3 £30,000 -58.62%
East of England +30 1 £35,500 -
Yorkshire -19 1 £40,000 -36.00%

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (86.67%) Citrix
1 39 (86.67%) VMware
2 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 30 (66.67%) Windows
4 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (62.22%) Azure
4 28 (62.22%) Microsoft 365
5 21 (46.67%) XenDesktop
6 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 16 (35.56%) XenApp
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
9 13 (28.89%) DNS
10 12 (26.67%) vSphere
11 11 (24.44%) Veeam
11 11 (24.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (22.22%) DHCP
13 9 (20.00%) Firewall
13 9 (20.00%) SAN
13 9 (20.00%) Linux
13 9 (20.00%) NetScaler
14 8 (17.78%) Splunk
14 8 (17.78%) CyberArk
14 8 (17.78%) AWS
14 8 (17.78%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.78%) Privileged Access Management
14 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
15 7 (15.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 7 (15.56%) Migration

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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) Azure
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (17.78%) AWS
3 6 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (13.33%) Datadog
4 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (4.44%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.44%) Yammer
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) DNS
2 10 (22.22%) DHCP
3 9 (20.00%) Firewall
3 9 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 9 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) PBX
5 2 (4.44%) VSAN
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 6 (13.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Support Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix Support
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
6 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IT Support
9 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) YAML
2 3 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Privileged Access Management
2 7 (15.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
2 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Project Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Coaching
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (6.67%) Presales
5 3 (6.67%) Proactive Management
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (4.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.44%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CCNA
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) NIST
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (46.67%) XenDesktop
4 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 16 (35.56%) XenApp
6 12 (26.67%) vSphere
7 11 (24.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (11.11%) Docker
10 3 (6.67%) vCloud
11 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
11 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (4.44%) VMware NSX
11 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (13.33%) Terraform
3 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.89%) Nessus
5 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.67%) WSUS
6 2 (4.44%) Capistrano
6 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Citrix
1 39 (86.67%) VMware
2 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Veeam
4 8 (17.78%) CyberArk
4 8 (17.78%) Splunk
5 6 (13.33%) EMC
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.89%) Dell
7 4 (8.89%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
9 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.44%) Ivanti
9 2 (4.44%) Juniper
9 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL