The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 731 632
Rank change year-on-year +44 -99  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 166 222 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.61% 1.73% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 136 199 260
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25%  

XenServer is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10296 12810 13383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 12.27% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8599 10810 11089
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing XenServer as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer.

Salary trend for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 156 £57,500 +35.29% 20
Yorkshire +75 65 £57,500 +35.29% 4
West Yorkshire +51 45 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Leeds +51 42 £57,500 +35.29% 2
London +27 42 £60,000 +33.33% 7
South East +49 22 £50,000 +8.69% 2
North West -14 15 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Manchester -30 15 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Surrey +42 12 £57,500 +9.52%
City of London +27 12 £60,000 +31.14% 1
Sheffield - 12 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire +6 10 £21,250 -46.87%
Harrogate +2 10 £21,250 -46.87%
Redhill +13 8 £60,000 +93.54%
West Midlands +35 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Berkshire +33 7 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Reading +28 6 - -
Coventry +22 6 £28,250 -29.37%
Wales +7 4 £24,750 +10.00%
South West +23 3 £23,500 -66.42% 1
Woking +7 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Bradford - 3 £35,000 - 2
North Wales - 3 £25,000 -
Denbighshire - 3 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £23,500 -27.69%
Devon - 2 £23,500 -
Denbigh - 2 £24,750 -
Belfast - 2 £23,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £23,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for XenServer.

1 234 (68.82%) Windows
2 209 (61.47%) Linux
3 160 (47.06%) vSphere
4 158 (46.47%) VMware
5 156 (45.88%) SQL
6 148 (43.53%) Microsoft
7 147 (43.24%) DevOps
8 142 (41.76%) Citrix
9 141 (41.47%) Python
10 139 (40.88%) Puppet
11 134 (39.41%) Unix
12 133 (39.12%) Shell Script
13 132 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
14 131 (38.53%) Oracle
15 130 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
15 130 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
16 129 (37.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 126 (37.06%) OpenStack
17 126 (37.06%) CloudStack
18 125 (36.76%) Ruby
18 125 (36.76%) Xen
19 124 (36.47%) Scrum
20 120 (35.29%) Firewall
21 119 (35.00%) DSDM
22 117 (34.41%) EnterpriseDB
23 105 (30.88%) Configuration Management
24 103 (30.29%) Bash Shell
25 101 (29.71%) Windows Server
26 99 (29.12%) Active Directory
27 98 (28.82%) Amazon AWS

XenServer
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
1 126 (37.06%) CloudStack
1 126 (37.06%) OpenStack
2 63 (18.53%) MS Exchange
3 61 (17.94%) WebLogic
4 55 (16.18%) JBoss
4 55 (16.18%) WebSphere
5 36 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (8.53%) IIS
7 27 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (7.35%) SharePoint
9 23 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (6.47%) Apache
11 19 (5.59%) Tomcat
12 17 (5.00%) Skype for Business
13 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.47%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (12.65%) Office 365
3 28 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.41%) SaaS
5 11 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.76%) Responsys
6 6 (1.76%) Taleo
7 5 (1.47%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.59%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.29%) G Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (35.29%) Firewall
2 73 (21.47%) DNS
3 67 (19.71%) TCP/IP
4 59 (17.35%) SAN
5 52 (15.29%) DHCP
6 49 (14.41%) LAN
7 48 (14.12%) WAN
8 42 (12.35%) VPN
9 26 (7.65%) NetScaler
10 21 (6.18%) Internet
11 19 (5.59%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (5.29%) NAS
13 17 (5.00%) VoIP
14 15 (4.41%) ADSL
14 15 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (4.12%) SSH
16 13 (3.82%) iSCSI
16 13 (3.82%) LDAP
17 11 (3.24%) SNMP
18 10 (2.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.29%) MySQL
3 19 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.47%) OrientDB
9 5 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.18%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.59%) Redis
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 69 (20.29%) Jenkins
2 55 (16.18%) TeamCity
3 31 (9.12%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.47%) Subversion
5 7 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.59%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 31 (9.12%) Finance
2 11 (3.24%) Banking
3 9 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.76%) Electronics
4 6 (1.76%) Law
5 4 (1.18%) Back Office
5 4 (1.18%) Billing
5 4 (1.18%) Marketing
5 4 (1.18%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Legal
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 123 (36.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (16.76%) Platform Engineer
3 35 (10.29%) Administrator
4 33 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
5 30 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 27 (7.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 25 (7.35%) IT Support
8 24 (7.06%) Analyst
8 24 (7.06%) Citrix Engineer
8 24 (7.06%) IT Engineer
9 22 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (5.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 19 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
11 18 (5.29%) Support Analyst
12 17 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.71%) Server Engineer
14 15 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.53%) .NET
2 17 (5.00%) Web Services
3 13 (3.82%) LAMP
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.59%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.59%) CSS
6 2 (0.59%) Django
6 2 (0.59%) HTML
7 1 (0.29%) Ajax
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.29%) Celery
7 1 (0.29%) jQuery
7 1 (0.29%) libvirt
7 1 (0.29%) Sensu
7 1 (0.29%) WCF
7 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.24%) Replication
6 9 (2.65%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.65%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.35%) PKI
7 8 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.35%) User Experience
8 7 (2.06%) Clustering
9 6 (1.76%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.47%) NHS
11 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 234 (68.82%) Windows
2 209 (61.47%) Linux
3 134 (39.41%) Unix
4 101 (29.71%) Windows Server
5 73 (21.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (19.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (9.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (8.82%) CentOS
10 21 (6.18%) Windows 10
11 18 (5.29%) Ubuntu
12 16 (4.71%) Debian
12 16 (4.71%) Windows 7
13 15 (4.41%) Windows 8
14 11 (3.24%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.94%) Mac OS X
15 10 (2.94%) Solaris
16 7 (2.06%) Windows 2000
17 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (43.24%) DevOps
2 132 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 124 (36.47%) Scrum
5 119 (35.00%) DSDM
6 105 (30.88%) Configuration Management
7 91 (26.76%) ITIL
8 85 (25.00%) RUP
9 62 (18.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (8.53%) OWASP
11 27 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (7.35%) Load Balancing
13 21 (6.18%) Auto-Scaling
14 20 (5.88%) High Availability
15 19 (5.59%) Presales
16 18 (5.29%) Server Virtualisation
17 16 (4.71%) Migration
18 13 (3.82%) Mentoring
18 13 (3.82%) Project Management
19 12 (3.53%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 156 (45.88%) SQL
2 141 (41.47%) Python
3 133 (39.12%) Shell Script
4 125 (36.76%) Ruby
5 103 (30.29%) Bash Shell
6 28 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.94%) Java
8 12 (3.53%) Perl
9 10 (2.94%) VBA
10 7 (2.06%) C++
11 6 (1.76%) Groovy
12 4 (1.18%) VBScript
13 3 (0.88%) C
13 3 (0.88%) C#
14 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.59%) VB
15 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (4.71%) MCSE
4 14 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (3.82%) CCNA
5 13 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.82%) MCP
6 12 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.24%) PhD
8 10 (2.94%) AWS Certification
9 9 (2.65%) CCA
9 9 (2.65%) Degree
9 9 (2.65%) MCSA
10 6 (1.76%) CISSP
11 5 (1.47%) CISM
12 4 (1.18%) CCSA
12 4 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.18%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.18%) MCITP
12 4 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) SLA
2 8 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 160 (47.06%) vSphere
2 129 (37.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (36.76%) Xen
4 99 (29.12%) Active Directory
5 82 (24.12%) XenApp
6 66 (19.41%) Hyper-V
7 65 (19.12%) XenDesktop
8 21 (6.18%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (3.82%) Terminal Services
12 8 (2.35%) Docker
13 7 (2.06%) KVM
13 7 (2.06%) MetaFrame
13 7 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.47%) DFS Replication
15 4 (1.18%) iptables
16 3 (0.88%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.59%) Firmware
17 2 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 139 (40.88%) Puppet
2 130 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 84 (24.71%) Tivoli
5 59 (17.35%) Ansible
6 21 (6.18%) Terraform
7 17 (5.00%) Backup Exec
7 17 (5.00%) SCCM
8 15 (4.41%) Nagios
9 13 (3.82%) XenMobile
10 9 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (2.65%) Salt
11 8 (2.35%) EdgeSight
12 7 (2.06%) Icinga
12 7 (2.06%) SELinux
13 6 (1.76%) Cacti
13 6 (1.76%) Nessus
13 6 (1.76%) OpenView
13 6 (1.76%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (46.47%) VMware
2 148 (43.53%) Microsoft
3 142 (41.76%) Citrix
4 131 (38.53%) Oracle
5 117 (34.41%) EnterpriseDB
6 69 (20.29%) Red Hat
7 66 (19.41%) Cisco
8 51 (15.00%) HP
9 34 (10.00%) EMC
10 25 (7.35%) NetApp
11 19 (5.59%) Veeam
12 15 (4.41%) Dell
13 11 (3.24%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.24%) Palo Alto
14 10 (2.94%) IronPort
14 10 (2.94%) Polycom
14 10 (2.94%) Sophos
14 10 (2.94%) Symantec
15 9 (2.65%) IBM
15 9 (2.65%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £18k - 34k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + 4500 on call a year
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, health care, 22 days
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago