Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 765 932 972
Rank change year-on-year +167 +40 -85
Permanent jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 81 177 235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 79 154 204
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £72,125 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% -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 13,897 24,874 25,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.67% 16.92% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,346 20,436 20,798
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 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 +168 68 £47,500 +9.20% 5
UK excluding London +140 37 £40,000 -5.88% 4
London +131 31 £60,000 - 1
North of England +120 24 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North West +102 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Work from Home +71 11 £65,000 +8.33%
South East +122 10 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +101 6 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands +87 2 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Midlands +86 2 £38,500 -9.41% 1
North East +26 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1
East of England +86 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 76 (93.83%) Citrix
2 65 (80.25%) Windows
3 63 (77.78%) XenDesktop
4 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
5 57 (70.37%) VMware
5 57 (70.37%) XenApp
6 49 (60.49%) Windows Server
7 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
8 45 (55.56%) NetScaler
9 40 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (39.51%) Azure
11 29 (35.80%) DHCP
11 29 (35.80%) DNS
12 28 (34.57%) Office 365
13 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
14 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
15 21 (25.93%) XenMobile
16 19 (23.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 19 (23.46%) WAN
16 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
17 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
18 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (19.75%) SCCM
18 16 (19.75%) vSphere
19 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
19 15 (18.52%) Cisco
20 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (17.28%) Project Delivery
20 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2016
21 13 (16.05%) Presales

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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) CloudStack
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) Azure
2 28 (34.57%) Office 365
3 5 (6.17%) AWS
3 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) GCP
5 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 29 (35.80%) DHCP
2 29 (35.80%) DNS
3 19 (23.46%) WAN
4 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.81%) Firewall
6 10 (12.35%) LAN
6 10 (12.35%) SAN
7 5 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) Internet
8 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.23%) Skype
8 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) PolyBase
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Housing Association
3 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Citrix Consultant
3 15 (18.52%) Consultant
4 14 (17.28%) Support Engineer
5 12 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (12.35%) Citrix Hypervisor Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 4 (4.94%) Citrix Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Citrix Support
10 4 (4.94%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) LAMP
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) COM
2 1 (1.23%) JSON
2 1 (1.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (4.94%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.70%) Derivative
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 49 (60.49%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (11.11%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (17.28%) Project Delivery
3 13 (16.05%) Presales
4 11 (13.58%) Project Management
5 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (8.64%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (7.41%) Application Packaging
8 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
9 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.94%) Cryptocurrency
10 4 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.94%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.17%) Python
3 4 (4.94%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (12.35%) MCSA
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) CCA
3 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 63 (77.78%) XenDesktop
2 57 (70.37%) XenApp
3 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 40 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 16 (19.75%) vSphere
7 13 (16.05%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (13.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.17%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (4.94%) Firmware
10 4 (4.94%) KVM
11 2 (2.47%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) XenMobile
2 16 (19.75%) SCCM
3 6 (7.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 76 (93.83%) Citrix
2 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
3 57 (70.37%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) Cisco
5 12 (14.81%) Ivanti
6 11 (13.58%) HP
7 7 (8.64%) Dell
8 6 (7.41%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.17%) NetApp
10 4 (4.94%) F5
10 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.94%) SAP
11 3 (3.70%) Veeam
12 2 (2.47%) Actuate
13 1 (1.23%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.23%) EMC
13 1 (1.23%) Google
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle
13 1 (1.23%) Sophos
13 1 (1.23%) Sybase