Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 905 908 857
Rank change year-on-year +3 -51 -64
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 280 321 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 1.36% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 214 284 416
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,075 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,875 £71,250 £73,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -

XenServer 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 23324 23525 24433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.37% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19513 19759 20382
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Top 14 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -5 278 £55,000 +26.44% 17
London +47 163 £52,500 +5.00% 6
UK excluding London -48 115 £55,000 +29.41% 12
North of England -31 57 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Yorkshire +5 35 £60,000 +41.18% 2
South East +26 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West -30 21 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South West +6 15 £33,000 -51.11%
East of England -5 10 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Midlands +27 9 £40,500 -16.92% 1
East Midlands +36 6 £57,500 +71.64% 1
West Midlands +3 3 £28,750 -68.06%
Scotland -14 1 £37,500 +3.45% 1
North East - 1 £27,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 211 (75.36%) Windows
2 195 (69.64%) Citrix
3 153 (54.64%) Active Directory
4 147 (52.50%) VMware
4 147 (52.50%) Windows Server
5 142 (50.71%) XenApp
6 141 (50.36%) Microsoft
7 128 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 117 (41.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 115 (41.07%) XenDesktop
10 114 (40.71%) Linux
11 112 (40.00%) Hyper-V
11 112 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 100 (35.71%) vSphere
13 89 (31.79%) MS Exchange
14 86 (30.71%) SAN
15 81 (28.93%) Finance
16 76 (27.14%) DevOps
17 75 (26.79%) Bash Shell
18 73 (26.07%) Windows 10
19 72 (25.71%) DNS
20 69 (24.64%) Python
20 69 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
21 68 (24.29%) Firewall
22 67 (23.93%) SQL
23 65 (23.21%) Cisco
23 65 (23.21%) Puppet
24 64 (22.86%) Ruby
25 59 (21.07%) Opscode Chef
26 57 (20.36%) Oracle

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 89 (31.79%) MS Exchange
2 55 (19.64%) CloudStack
3 54 (19.29%) OpenStack
4 51 (18.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (10.36%) SharePoint
7 21 (7.50%) Skype for Business
8 20 (7.14%) Apache
9 17 (6.07%) Tomcat
10 12 (4.29%) JBoss
10 12 (4.29%) WebLogic
10 12 (4.29%) WebSphere
11 10 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (2.86%) IIS
14 7 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.29%) Office 365
2 39 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.93%) G Suite
4 11 (3.93%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.50%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.79%) IaaS
7 3 (1.07%) GitHub
7 3 (1.07%) PaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (30.71%) SAN
2 72 (25.71%) DNS
3 68 (24.29%) Firewall
4 55 (19.64%) NetScaler
5 51 (18.21%) DHCP
6 48 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 46 (16.43%) LAN
8 42 (15.00%) VPN
9 29 (10.36%) WAN
10 22 (7.86%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (6.79%) Wireless
12 18 (6.43%) VoIP
13 16 (5.71%) LDAP
13 16 (5.71%) VLAN
14 14 (5.00%) iSCSI
15 11 (3.93%) ADSL
16 10 (3.57%) DSL
16 10 (3.57%) NAS
16 10 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (3.21%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.14%) MySQL
3 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.50%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.36%) Ingres
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.43%) Subversion
3 16 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.79%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.43%) JIRA
6 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.71%) GitLab
8 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.36%) git-flow
General
1 81 (28.93%) Finance
2 43 (15.36%) Banking
3 31 (11.07%) Investment Banking
3 31 (11.07%) Retail Banking
4 16 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.86%) Back Office
7 7 (2.50%) Electronics
7 7 (2.50%) Marketing
8 6 (2.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (20.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (15.36%) Platform Engineer
4 32 (11.43%) Citrix Engineer
5 29 (10.36%) Support Engineer
6 27 (9.64%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (6.79%) Administrator
7 19 (6.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 18 (6.43%) Analyst
9 16 (5.71%) Citrix Support
9 16 (5.71%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (5.00%) IT Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 13 (4.64%) Applications Engineer
11 13 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.00%) LAMP
2 13 (4.64%) .NET
3 2 (0.71%) Django
4 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.36%) Flask
4 1 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.93%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.86%) Clustering
5 8 (2.86%) Replication
6 7 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.14%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.43%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.43%) PKI
9 2 (0.71%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Fintech
10 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 211 (75.36%) Windows
2 147 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 117 (41.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 114 (40.71%) Linux
5 112 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (26.07%) Windows 10
7 55 (19.64%) Unix
8 38 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 27 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (7.14%) CentOS
12 16 (5.71%) Windows XP
13 10 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (3.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.71%) Android
16 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.36%) Debian
17 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.14%) DevOps
2 69 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.36%) Configuration Management
4 55 (19.64%) Scrum
5 54 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (18.93%) DSDM
6 53 (18.93%) RUP
7 41 (14.64%) ITIL
8 38 (13.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
10 31 (11.07%) Asset Management
10 31 (11.07%) Wealth Management
11 23 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.43%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.71%) Auto-Scaling
14 15 (5.36%) OWASP
15 11 (3.93%) Business Continuity
15 11 (3.93%) Load Balancing
15 11 (3.93%) Mobile Device Management
15 11 (3.93%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.79%) Bash Shell
2 69 (24.64%) Python
3 67 (23.93%) SQL
4 64 (22.86%) Ruby
5 55 (19.64%) Shell Script
6 38 (13.57%) PowerShell
7 20 (7.14%) Perl
8 9 (3.21%) Java
9 7 (2.50%) VBScript
10 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.07%) C
12 1 (0.36%) C++
12 1 (0.36%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (17.50%) MCSE
3 44 (15.71%) Citrix Certification
4 40 (14.29%) Degree
5 31 (11.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (7.86%) CCNA
6 22 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (7.14%) CCEA
8 12 (4.29%) CCA
9 10 (3.57%) PhD
10 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.07%) VCP6
14 2 (0.71%) MCP
15 1 (0.36%) APMP
15 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) GCP
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (54.64%) Active Directory
2 142 (50.71%) XenApp
3 128 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (41.07%) XenDesktop
5 112 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 100 (35.71%) vSphere
7 55 (19.64%) Xen
8 48 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 37 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (9.64%) KVM
11 12 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (3.57%) Terminal Services
13 9 (3.21%) iptables
13 9 (3.21%) NFS
13 9 (3.21%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.43%) Docker
14 4 (1.43%) Firmware
14 4 (1.43%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 65 (23.21%) Puppet
2 59 (21.07%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (18.93%) Cobbler
3 53 (18.93%) Tivoli
4 28 (10.00%) Ansible
5 22 (7.86%) XenMobile
6 21 (7.50%) Backup Exec
7 18 (6.43%) SCCM
8 17 (6.07%) Terraform
9 16 (5.71%) HP SIM
9 16 (5.71%) Nagios
10 12 (4.29%) SCOM
11 11 (3.93%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (3.21%) EdgeSight
12 9 (3.21%) Oracle ZFS
12 9 (3.21%) WSUS
13 8 (2.86%) ZABBIX
14 7 (2.50%) Icinga
15 6 (2.14%) Salt
15 6 (2.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 195 (69.64%) Citrix
2 147 (52.50%) VMware
3 141 (50.36%) Microsoft
4 65 (23.21%) Cisco
5 57 (20.36%) Oracle
6 53 (18.93%) HP
7 52 (18.57%) EnterpriseDB
8 46 (16.43%) Dell
9 36 (12.86%) Red Hat
10 32 (11.43%) Veeam
11 31 (11.07%) EMC
12 20 (7.14%) 3PAR
13 19 (6.79%) McAfee
14 16 (5.71%) Symantec
15 15 (5.36%) Google
16 11 (3.93%) Avaya
16 11 (3.93%) IBM
16 11 (3.93%) Palo Alto
16 11 (3.93%) SAP
17 10 (3.57%) Altiris