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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 718 698
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 168 215 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 1.71% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 180 230
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 11479 12542 12812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.88% 12.74% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9736 10695 10605
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +12 168 £57,500 +27.77% 16
London +21 71 £57,500 -4.16% 7
Yorkshire +10 32 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Yorkshire +16 22 £60,000 +41.17% 1
City of London +36 21 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Leeds +12 21 £60,000 +41.17% 1
North West -47 20 £60,000 +41.17% 2
South East +36 18 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Manchester -40 17 £60,000 +41.17% 1
East of England -10 16 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Berkshire +35 15 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Hertfordshire +2 15 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Watford - 14 £42,250 - 2
Slough - 11 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 8 £57,500 -
South West -6 5 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Bristol -29 5 £60,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +7 3 £60,000 +81.81% 1
West Midlands +4 3 £30,000 -55.55%
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £60,000 +81.81% 1
Nottingham -3 3 £60,000 +81.81% 1
Preston - 3 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +25 2 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham +9 2 £30,500 -54.81%
North Yorkshire +2 2 £21,500 -14.00%
Harrogate -2 2 £21,500 -14.00%
Croydon - 2 £37,000 -
Cambridge -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 214 (64.07%) Linux
2 185 (55.39%) Windows
3 162 (48.50%) DevOps
4 157 (47.01%) vSphere
5 156 (46.71%) SQL
6 153 (45.81%) VMware
7 150 (44.91%) Citrix
8 134 (40.12%) Unix
9 131 (39.22%) Bash Shell
9 131 (39.22%) Puppet
10 128 (38.32%) Opscode Chef
11 126 (37.72%) Python
12 124 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
13 123 (36.83%) Ruby
13 123 (36.83%) Oracle
14 120 (35.93%) Xen
14 120 (35.93%) Continuous Integration
15 118 (35.33%) Scrum
16 117 (35.03%) Shell Script
16 117 (35.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 117 (35.03%) OpenStack
16 117 (35.03%) CloudStack
17 115 (34.43%) Microsoft
18 113 (33.83%) DSDM
19 111 (33.23%) EnterpriseDB
20 110 (32.93%) Active Directory
21 107 (32.04%) Configuration Management
22 99 (29.64%) Firewall
23 98 (29.34%) XenApp
24 96 (28.74%) Cobbler

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
1 117 (35.03%) CloudStack
1 117 (35.03%) OpenStack
2 63 (18.86%) MS Exchange
3 46 (13.77%) Apache
4 38 (11.38%) Tomcat
5 36 (10.78%) WebLogic
6 32 (9.58%) JBoss
6 32 (9.58%) WebSphere
7 27 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (7.49%) SharePoint
10 15 (4.49%) IIS
11 13 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (2.69%) Skype for Business
15 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.20%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 90 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (10.18%) Office 365
3 30 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.10%) SaaS
5 6 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.80%) Joyent
6 5 (1.50%) iPaaS
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 4 (1.20%) Responsys
7 4 (1.20%) Taleo
8 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.60%) IaaS
10 1 (0.30%) G Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (29.64%) Firewall
2 95 (28.44%) SAN
3 85 (25.45%) DNS
4 69 (20.66%) TCP/IP
5 64 (19.16%) LAN
6 60 (17.96%) WAN
7 59 (17.66%) DHCP
8 54 (16.17%) VPN
9 50 (14.97%) iSCSI
10 35 (10.48%) LDAP
11 34 (10.18%) VLAN
12 33 (9.88%) SNMP
13 29 (8.68%) NetScaler
14 25 (7.49%) Remote Desktop
15 24 (7.19%) NAS
16 22 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (6.59%) MRTG
17 15 (4.49%) SSH
18 12 (3.59%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (3.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 53 (15.87%) MySQL
3 27 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (5.99%) MariaDB
6 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (13.77%) Jenkins
2 42 (12.57%) TeamCity
3 28 (8.38%) Git (software)
4 26 (7.78%) Subversion
5 6 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.60%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 39 (11.68%) Finance
2 16 (4.79%) Banking
3 15 (4.49%) Back Office
3 15 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.19%) Marketing
5 11 (3.29%) Electronics
5 11 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.69%) Law
7 8 (2.40%) Retail
8 4 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (34.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (22.75%) Platform Engineer
3 51 (15.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 41 (12.28%) Administrator
5 39 (11.68%) Analyst
6 37 (11.08%) Linux Administrator
7 33 (9.88%) Support Analyst
7 33 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (8.68%) DevOps Administrator
9 29 (8.68%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 29 (8.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
11 22 (6.59%) Citrix Engineer
12 20 (5.99%) Support Engineer
13 16 (4.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.79%) Linux Support
14 15 (4.49%) IT Support
14 15 (4.49%) Technical Support
15 14 (4.19%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.68%) .NET
2 22 (6.59%) LAMP
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.60%) Django
5 1 (0.30%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.99%) Clustering
4 11 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.29%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.69%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.10%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.10%) User Experience
9 6 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.80%) Replication
10 5 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.20%) NHS
11 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.90%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (0.60%) iPad
14 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 214 (64.07%) Linux
2 185 (55.39%) Windows
3 134 (40.12%) Unix
4 91 (27.25%) Windows Server
5 77 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (15.57%) CentOS
9 40 (11.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (5.99%) Windows 7
11 18 (5.39%) Windows 10
12 15 (4.49%) Solaris
13 11 (3.29%) Mac OS X
14 9 (2.69%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.50%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.20%) SmartOS
18 3 (0.90%) AIX
18 3 (0.90%) Debian
18 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (48.50%) DevOps
2 124 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (35.93%) Continuous Integration
4 118 (35.33%) Scrum
5 113 (33.83%) DSDM
6 107 (32.04%) Configuration Management
7 96 (28.74%) RUP
8 78 (23.35%) ITIL
9 45 (13.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (12.57%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 26 (7.78%) OWASP
13 25 (7.49%) Auto-Scaling
13 25 (7.49%) Load Balancing
14 17 (5.09%) Presales
15 16 (4.79%) Project Management
15 16 (4.79%) Server Virtualisation
16 13 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (3.89%) Change Management
16 13 (3.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 156 (46.71%) SQL
2 131 (39.22%) Bash Shell
3 126 (37.72%) Python
4 123 (36.83%) Ruby
5 117 (35.03%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.38%) PowerShell
7 26 (7.78%) Java
8 23 (6.89%) Perl
9 10 (2.99%) VBA
10 8 (2.40%) Korn
11 5 (1.50%) C
12 4 (1.20%) VB
12 4 (1.20%) VBScript
13 2 (0.60%) C++
14 1 (0.30%) F#
14 1 (0.30%) Haskell
14 1 (0.30%) ML
14 1 (0.30%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 22 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.09%) AWS Certification
2 17 (5.09%) MCSE
3 16 (4.79%) CCNA
3 16 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (3.29%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (2.69%) MCP
6 9 (2.69%) RHCE
7 8 (2.40%) CCA
8 7 (2.10%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.80%) Degree
9 6 (1.80%) VCP5
10 5 (1.50%) MCSA
11 4 (1.20%) PhD
12 2 (0.60%) APMP
12 2 (0.60%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.30%) CCAA
13 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 157 (47.01%) vSphere
2 120 (35.93%) Xen
3 117 (35.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (32.93%) Active Directory
5 98 (29.34%) XenApp
6 78 (23.35%) Hyper-V
7 61 (18.26%) XenDesktop
8 37 (11.08%) KVM
9 31 (9.28%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (7.19%) Terminal Services
11 17 (5.09%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (3.59%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (3.29%) NFS
14 9 (2.69%) iptables
14 9 (2.69%) vCloud
15 7 (2.10%) MetaFrame
16 5 (1.50%) DFS Replication
17 4 (1.20%) ISA Server
18 3 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 131 (39.22%) Puppet
2 128 (38.32%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (28.74%) Cobbler
4 95 (28.44%) Tivoli
5 53 (15.87%) Ansible
6 33 (9.88%) Nagios
7 25 (7.49%) SCCM
7 25 (7.49%) Terraform
8 23 (6.89%) SCOM
8 23 (6.89%) SELinux
9 22 (6.59%) Icinga
10 17 (5.09%) WSUS
11 15 (4.49%) Oracle ZFS
12 14 (4.19%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (3.59%) EdgeSight
13 12 (3.59%) ZABBIX
14 9 (2.69%) Backup Exec
14 9 (2.69%) PowerCLI
14 9 (2.69%) SCVMM
14 9 (2.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 153 (45.81%) VMware
2 150 (44.91%) Citrix
3 123 (36.83%) Oracle
4 115 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 111 (33.23%) EnterpriseDB
6 80 (23.95%) Red Hat
7 72 (21.56%) Cisco
8 43 (12.87%) HP
9 27 (8.08%) EMC
10 25 (7.49%) NetApp
11 18 (5.39%) Dell
12 13 (3.89%) McAfee
12 13 (3.89%) SAP
13 12 (3.59%) Dell Compellent
13 12 (3.59%) F5
14 11 (3.29%) AppSense
15 9 (2.69%) Veeam
16 8 (2.40%) EqualLogic
16 8 (2.40%) Reuters
16 8 (2.40%) Vyatta
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
KnownFour
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Wipro
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago