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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 732 651
Rank change year-on-year +38 -81  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 164 224 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 1.76% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 133 201 265
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £27,000
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 10269 12728 13559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.05% 12.24% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8571 10737 11240
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 28 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 28 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 +45 154 £57,500 +35.29% 21
Yorkshire +69 64 £57,500 +35.29% 4
West Yorkshire +56 44 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Leeds +49 42 £57,500 +35.29% 2
London +37 41 £60,000 +33.33% 8
South East +38 22 £50,000 +8.69% 3
North West -19 15 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Manchester -29 15 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Surrey +50 12 £57,500 +9.52%
City of London +19 12 £60,000 +31.14% 3
Sheffield - 12 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £57,500 -
Harrogate +9 10 £21,250 -46.87%
North Yorkshire +6 10 £21,250 -46.87%
Redhill +9 8 £60,000 +93.54%
West Midlands +44 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Berkshire +33 7 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Reading +28 6 - -
Coventry +27 6 £28,250 -29.37%
Wales +10 4 £24,750 +10.00%
South West +25 3 £23,500 -66.42% 1
Woking +4 3 £45,000 -18.18%
North Wales - 3 £25,000 -
Denbighshire - 3 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 2 £23,500 -27.69%
Devon - 2 £23,500 -
Bradford - 2 £35,000 - 2
Denbigh - 2 £24,750 -
Belfast - 2 £23,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £23,500 -

XenServer
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 232 (68.44%) Windows
2 206 (60.77%) Linux
3 159 (46.90%) VMware
3 159 (46.90%) vSphere
4 155 (45.72%) SQL
5 146 (43.07%) Microsoft
5 146 (43.07%) DevOps
6 143 (42.18%) Citrix
7 140 (41.30%) Python
8 138 (40.71%) Puppet
9 133 (39.23%) Unix
10 132 (38.94%) Shell Script
11 131 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (38.35%) Oracle
12 130 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 129 (38.05%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (38.05%) Opscode Chef
14 125 (36.87%) OpenStack
14 125 (36.87%) CloudStack
15 124 (36.58%) Xen
15 124 (36.58%) Ruby
16 123 (36.28%) Scrum
17 118 (34.81%) Firewall
17 118 (34.81%) DSDM
18 116 (34.22%) EnterpriseDB
19 105 (30.97%) Configuration Management
20 103 (30.38%) Bash Shell
21 100 (29.50%) Windows Server
22 98 (28.91%) Active Directory
23 96 (28.32%) 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
1 125 (36.87%) CloudStack
1 125 (36.87%) OpenStack
2 64 (18.88%) MS Exchange
3 60 (17.70%) WebLogic
4 54 (15.93%) JBoss
4 54 (15.93%) WebSphere
5 37 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (8.55%) IIS
7 28 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (7.08%) SharePoint
9 23 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (6.49%) Apache
11 19 (5.60%) Tomcat
12 17 (5.01%) Skype for Business
13 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.47%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 39 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 96 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (12.68%) Office 365
3 27 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.42%) SaaS
5 11 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.77%) Responsys
6 6 (1.77%) 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
1 118 (34.81%) Firewall
2 71 (20.94%) DNS
3 67 (19.76%) TCP/IP
4 58 (17.11%) SAN
5 50 (14.75%) DHCP
6 49 (14.45%) LAN
7 48 (14.16%) WAN
8 42 (12.39%) VPN
9 26 (7.67%) NetScaler
10 21 (6.19%) Internet
11 19 (5.60%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (5.31%) NAS
13 17 (5.01%) VoIP
14 15 (4.42%) ADSL
15 14 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (4.13%) SSH
16 13 (3.83%) LDAP
17 12 (3.54%) iSCSI
18 10 (2.95%) SNMP
18 10 (2.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.32%) MySQL
3 19 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.95%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.47%) OrientDB
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 68 (20.06%) Jenkins
2 54 (15.93%) TeamCity
3 31 (9.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.49%) 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 30 (8.85%) Finance
2 10 (2.95%) Banking
3 9 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.77%) Electronics
5 5 (1.47%) Law
6 4 (1.18%) Back Office
6 4 (1.18%) Billing
6 4 (1.18%) Marketing
6 4 (1.18%) Retail
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 122 (35.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (16.81%) Platform Engineer
3 36 (10.62%) Administrator
4 34 (10.03%) Systems Administrator
5 31 (9.14%) Support Engineer
6 27 (7.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 25 (7.37%) IT Support
8 24 (7.08%) Analyst
8 24 (7.08%) Citrix Engineer
8 24 (7.08%) IT Engineer
9 21 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (5.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
12 18 (5.31%) Support Analyst
13 17 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (5.01%) Windows Engineer
14 15 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (18.29%) .NET
2 17 (5.01%) Web Services
3 13 (3.83%) LAMP
4 6 (1.77%) 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 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.31%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.54%) Replication
6 8 (2.36%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.36%) PKI
6 8 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.36%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.36%) User Experience
7 7 (2.06%) Clustering
8 6 (1.77%) Cyber Attack
8 6 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.47%) NHS
10 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 232 (68.44%) Windows
2 206 (60.77%) Linux
3 133 (39.23%) Unix
4 100 (29.50%) Windows Server
5 74 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (20.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (8.55%) CentOS
10 21 (6.19%) Windows 10
11 18 (5.31%) Ubuntu
12 16 (4.72%) Debian
12 16 (4.72%) Windows 7
13 15 (4.42%) Windows 8
14 11 (3.24%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.95%) Mac OS X
15 10 (2.95%) Solaris
16 7 (2.06%) Windows 2000
17 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (43.07%) DevOps
2 131 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (38.05%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (36.28%) Scrum
5 118 (34.81%) DSDM
6 105 (30.97%) Configuration Management
7 89 (26.25%) ITIL
8 85 (25.07%) RUP
9 61 (17.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (8.55%) OWASP
11 27 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (7.37%) Load Balancing
13 21 (6.19%) Auto-Scaling
14 20 (5.90%) High Availability
14 20 (5.90%) Presales
15 18 (5.31%) Server Virtualisation
16 15 (4.42%) Migration
17 13 (3.83%) Mentoring
17 13 (3.83%) Project Management
17 13 (3.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 155 (45.72%) SQL
2 140 (41.30%) Python
3 132 (38.94%) Shell Script
4 124 (36.58%) Ruby
5 103 (30.38%) Bash Shell
6 28 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.96%) Java
8 12 (3.54%) Perl
9 9 (2.65%) VBA
10 7 (2.06%) C++
11 6 (1.77%) 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 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (4.42%) MCSE
4 14 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (3.83%) CCNA
5 13 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.83%) MCP
6 12 (3.54%) PhD
6 12 (3.54%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.95%) AWS Certification
7 10 (2.95%) MCSA
8 9 (2.65%) CCA
8 9 (2.65%) Degree
9 6 (1.77%) CISSP
10 5 (1.47%) CISM
11 4 (1.18%) CCSA
11 4 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.18%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.18%) MCITP
11 4 (1.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) SLA
2 8 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 159 (46.90%) vSphere
2 130 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (36.58%) Xen
4 98 (28.91%) Active Directory
5 82 (24.19%) XenApp
6 67 (19.76%) Hyper-V
7 65 (19.17%) XenDesktop
8 22 (6.49%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (3.83%) Terminal Services
12 8 (2.36%) Docker
13 7 (2.06%) MetaFrame
13 7 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.77%) KVM
15 5 (1.47%) DFS Replication
16 4 (1.18%) iptables
17 3 (0.88%) ISA Server
18 2 (0.59%) Firmware
18 2 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 138 (40.71%) Puppet
2 129 (38.05%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (25.07%) Cobbler
4 84 (24.78%) Tivoli
5 58 (17.11%) Ansible
6 21 (6.19%) Terraform
7 17 (5.01%) Backup Exec
7 17 (5.01%) SCCM
8 15 (4.42%) Nagios
9 13 (3.83%) XenMobile
10 9 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (2.65%) Salt
11 8 (2.36%) EdgeSight
12 7 (2.06%) Icinga
12 7 (2.06%) SELinux
13 6 (1.77%) Cacti
13 6 (1.77%) Nessus
13 6 (1.77%) OpenView
13 6 (1.77%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.47%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 159 (46.90%) VMware
2 146 (43.07%) Microsoft
3 143 (42.18%) Citrix
4 130 (38.35%) Oracle
5 116 (34.22%) EnterpriseDB
6 67 (19.76%) Red Hat
7 66 (19.47%) Cisco
8 50 (14.75%) HP
9 33 (9.73%) EMC
10 24 (7.08%) NetApp
11 20 (5.90%) Veeam
12 14 (4.13%) Dell
13 11 (3.24%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.24%) Palo Alto
13 11 (3.24%) Sophos
14 10 (2.95%) IBM
14 10 (2.95%) IronPort
14 10 (2.95%) Polycom
14 10 (2.95%) Symantec
15 9 (2.65%) Sun
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + 4500 on call a year
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, health care, 22 days
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago