Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 968 854 860
Rank change year-on-year -114 +6 -121
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 209 339 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 1.61% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 172 279 409
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% +35.29% +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 24,457 21,024 24,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.06% 12.44% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,830 17,632 21,113
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Top 13 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 25 May 2018. 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 -124 199 £47,500 -17.39% 29
UK excluding London -105 125 £45,000 -21.74% 19
London -29 81 £57,500 -4.17% 10
North of England -90 57 £47,500 -17.39% 9
Yorkshire -49 42 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East of England +8 28 £36,250 -14.20% 3
South East -39 23 £50,000 - 4
North West -35 15 £37,500 -46.43% 5
Scotland -32 8 £60,000 +48.15%
Midlands -2 5 £32,500 -35.00%
East Midlands +2 4 £32,500 -40.91%
South West -22 4 £45,250 -9.50% 3
West Midlands 0 1 £42,500 -2.86%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing XenServer 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 XenServer.

1 160 (76.56%) VMware
2 148 (70.81%) Windows
3 132 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 131 (62.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 129 (61.72%) Citrix
6 116 (55.50%) Active Directory
7 114 (54.55%) XenApp
8 105 (50.24%) Windows Server
9 104 (49.76%) Hyper-V
10 90 (43.06%) XenDesktop
11 86 (41.15%) DNS
12 82 (39.23%) DHCP
13 71 (33.97%) Firewall
14 70 (33.49%) Cisco
14 70 (33.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 68 (32.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 66 (31.58%) HP
17 65 (31.10%) Linux
18 61 (29.19%) MS Exchange
19 59 (28.23%) ITIL
20 58 (27.75%) Microsoft Azure
21 52 (24.88%) SAN
22 51 (24.40%) NetScaler
23 50 (23.92%) WAN
24 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
25 46 (22.01%) Office 365
26 44 (21.05%) LAN
26 44 (21.05%) Finance
27 42 (20.10%) Backup Exec
28 41 (19.62%) Dell

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 61 (29.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (8.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (8.13%) CloudStack
5 17 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (8.13%) OpenStack
6 16 (7.66%) SharePoint
7 15 (7.18%) IIS
8 14 (6.70%) Apache
9 11 (5.26%) Skype for Business
10 8 (3.83%) nginx
11 4 (1.91%) JBoss
12 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.96%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.96%) Confluence
14 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.48%) Revit
2 1 (0.48%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.48%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (22.01%) Office 365
3 33 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (3.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (3.83%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (3.83%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (3.83%) CloudFront
6 8 (3.83%) Route 53
6 8 (3.83%) Serverless
6 8 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.87%) G Suite
8 4 (1.91%) GitHub
9 2 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (41.15%) DNS
2 82 (39.23%) DHCP
3 71 (33.97%) Firewall
4 52 (24.88%) SAN
5 51 (24.40%) NetScaler
6 50 (23.92%) WAN
7 44 (21.05%) LAN
8 37 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (15.31%) TCP/IP
10 23 (11.00%) Network Security
10 23 (11.00%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (10.05%) Wireless
12 18 (8.61%) BGP
12 18 (8.61%) BIG-IP
12 18 (8.61%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (8.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 18 (8.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 18 (8.61%) NX-OS
12 18 (8.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.05%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (7.18%) MySQL
4 14 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.83%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.96%) Power BI
8 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.48%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.48%) Redis
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.31%) Bitbucket
3 6 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.39%) GitLab
5 4 (1.91%) Subversion
5 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.48%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (3.35%) Retail
3 6 (2.87%) Back Office
4 5 (2.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
2 32 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 18 (8.61%) Network Security Specialist
5 18 (8.61%) Network Specialist
5 18 (8.61%) Security Specialist
5 18 (8.61%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 18 (8.61%) Senior Network Specialist
5 18 (8.61%) Senior Security Specialist
6 17 (8.13%) Analyst
6 17 (8.13%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.18%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.18%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Administrator
9 13 (6.22%) Citrix Support
9 13 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.66%) WSH
2 10 (4.78%) LAMP
3 8 (3.83%) X-Windows
4 6 (2.87%) .NET
5 2 (0.96%) Web Services
6 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.70%) Clustering
3 12 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.78%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.83%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (3.83%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.35%) NHS
8 6 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.87%) PKI
8 6 (2.87%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.91%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.91%) Fintech
10 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.91%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 148 (70.81%) Windows
2 105 (50.24%) Windows Server
3 70 (33.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (32.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (31.10%) Linux
6 26 (12.44%) Windows 10
6 26 (12.44%) Windows 7
7 25 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (9.09%) Solaris
8 19 (9.09%) Unix
9 18 (8.61%) CentOS
10 14 (6.70%) Windows XP
11 11 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (4.78%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.87%) Debian
13 6 (2.87%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.39%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.44%) AIX
15 3 (1.44%) HPUX
16 2 (0.96%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.23%) ITIL
2 36 (17.22%) DevOps
3 30 (14.35%) Configuration Management
4 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.05%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.61%) Mentoring
7 18 (8.61%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (8.13%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (6.70%) DSDM
9 14 (6.70%) RUP
9 14 (6.70%) Scrum
10 12 (5.74%) Coaching
10 12 (5.74%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.78%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (4.78%) Performance Management
12 10 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.31%) PowerShell
2 30 (14.35%) SQL
3 22 (10.53%) Python
4 21 (10.05%) Bash Shell
5 18 (8.61%) Ruby
6 16 (7.66%) VB
7 11 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.44%) Java
8 3 (1.44%) Perl
9 2 (0.96%) PHP
9 2 (0.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) C#
10 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (15.31%) Citrix Certification
2 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.61%) CCNP
3 18 (8.61%) CCSE
3 18 (8.61%) CISSP
3 18 (8.61%) CLAS
3 18 (8.61%) MCSE
3 18 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.22%) CCA
4 13 (6.22%) Degree
4 13 (6.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (6.22%) MCITP
5 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) APMP
6 2 (0.96%) CCNA
6 2 (0.96%) CHECK Team Member
6 2 (0.96%) MCP
6 2 (0.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) GCP
3 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.96%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 131 (62.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (55.50%) Active Directory
3 114 (54.55%) XenApp
4 104 (49.76%) Hyper-V
5 90 (43.06%) XenDesktop
6 38 (18.18%) vSphere
7 36 (17.22%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (12.44%) Xen
9 22 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (9.09%) Terminal Services
11 14 (6.70%) Docker
11 14 (6.70%) MetaFrame
12 6 (2.87%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.39%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.44%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.96%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (20.10%) Backup Exec
2 34 (16.27%) SCCM
3 31 (14.83%) Puppet
4 26 (12.44%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (11.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (10.53%) Ansible
7 21 (10.05%) SCOM
8 14 (6.70%) XenMobile
9 11 (5.26%) Cobbler
9 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
10 10 (4.78%) EdgeSight
11 8 (3.83%) Capistrano
11 8 (3.83%) SELinux
11 8 (3.83%) Tivoli
12 7 (3.35%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (3.35%) WSUS
13 6 (2.87%) HP SIM
13 6 (2.87%) Terraform
13 6 (2.87%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 160 (76.56%) VMware
2 132 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 129 (61.72%) Citrix
4 70 (33.49%) Cisco
5 66 (31.58%) HP
6 41 (19.62%) Dell
7 33 (15.79%) Oracle
8 30 (14.35%) NetApp
9 29 (13.88%) Symantec
10 26 (12.44%) Veeam
11 25 (11.96%) Juniper
12 24 (11.48%) EMC
13 23 (11.00%) Ivanti
14 22 (10.53%) CheckPoint
15 19 (9.09%) SolarWinds
16 18 (8.61%) Blue Coat
16 18 (8.61%) F5
16 18 (8.61%) Imperva
16 18 (8.61%) Infoblox
17 17 (8.13%) Google