Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 978 839 872
Rank change year-on-year -139 +33 -137
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 221 337 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 1.57% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 143 276 389
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -

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 23,585 21,517 24,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.39% 12.26% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,465 17,847 21,043
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Top 12 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 23 February 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 -88 211 £45,000 -10.00% 25
London +17 119 £50,000 +5.26% 4
UK excluding London -122 99 £37,500 -25.00% 26
North of England -77 46 £50,000 -13.04% 10
Yorkshire -37 34 £50,000 -11.11% 6
East of England -4 15 £35,000 -22.22% 4
South East -20 14 £31,250 -37.50% 5
North West -37 12 £50,000 -28.57% 3
South West +4 10 £33,000 -49.23%
Scotland -35 8 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +7 6 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Midlands +5 6 £41,250 -17.50% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 185 (83.71%) Windows
2 169 (76.47%) VMware
3 160 (72.40%) Citrix
4 148 (66.97%) Microsoft
5 140 (63.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 133 (60.18%) Active Directory
7 132 (59.73%) XenApp
8 131 (59.28%) Windows Server
9 110 (49.77%) XenDesktop
10 101 (45.70%) Hyper-V
11 96 (43.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (43.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (35.29%) Finance
13 74 (33.48%) DNS
14 73 (33.03%) Windows 10
15 69 (31.22%) Office 365
15 69 (31.22%) SAN
16 66 (29.86%) DHCP
16 66 (29.86%) vSphere
17 65 (29.41%) Cisco
18 64 (28.96%) Linux
19 60 (27.15%) HP
20 59 (26.70%) MS Exchange
21 54 (24.43%) Microsoft App-V
22 52 (23.53%) Firewall
23 51 (23.08%) Dell
23 51 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
24 49 (22.17%) NetScaler
25 47 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
25 47 (21.27%) MCSE

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 59 (26.70%) MS Exchange
2 33 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (12.22%) SharePoint
4 23 (10.41%) Skype for Business
5 20 (9.05%) CloudStack
5 20 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (8.14%) IIS
7 17 (7.69%) OpenStack
8 16 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (4.52%) Apache
12 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.81%) JBoss
14 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.45%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 69 (31.22%) Office 365
2 28 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.98%) OneDrive
5 6 (2.71%) G Suite
5 6 (2.71%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.36%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.36%) IaaS
7 3 (1.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.45%) GitHub
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (33.48%) DNS
2 69 (31.22%) SAN
3 66 (29.86%) DHCP
4 52 (23.53%) Firewall
5 49 (22.17%) NetScaler
6 39 (17.65%) LAN
7 32 (14.48%) TCP/IP
8 31 (14.03%) WAN
9 26 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (10.86%) VPN
11 21 (9.50%) Wireless
12 19 (8.60%) VoIP
13 13 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (5.43%) iSCSI
14 12 (5.43%) NAS
15 10 (4.52%) VLAN
16 9 (4.07%) BIG-IP
16 9 (4.07%) Network Security
17 8 (3.62%) BGP
17 8 (3.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.79%) MySQL
3 12 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.36%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.45%) Ingres
9 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.81%) JIRA
3 4 (1.81%) Subversion
3 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (35.29%) Finance
2 36 (16.29%) Banking
3 31 (14.03%) Investment Banking
3 31 (14.03%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.26%) Retail
4 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (8.60%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 16 (7.24%) Analyst
5 15 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (6.79%) Platform Engineer
6 14 (6.33%) Citrix Specialist
6 14 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 13 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 13 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Applications Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 12 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (4.98%) Senior Citrix Specialist
9 11 (4.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.98%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 10 (4.52%) Systems Support Analyst
10 10 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) WSH
2 4 (1.81%) LAMP
3 3 (1.36%) .NET
3 3 (1.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.79%) Clustering
3 15 (6.79%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (5.43%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.62%) PKI
7 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.71%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.26%) Replication
10 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.36%) Cyberattack
11 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.90%) User Experience
13 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 185 (83.71%) Windows
2 131 (59.28%) Windows Server
3 96 (43.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (43.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (33.03%) Windows 10
5 64 (28.96%) Linux
6 35 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (14.48%) Windows 7
8 25 (11.31%) Unix
9 21 (9.50%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.07%) Ubuntu
10 9 (4.07%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (3.17%) CentOS
11 7 (3.17%) Solaris
12 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.36%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.90%) Android
15 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.36%) ITIL
2 33 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.48%) Application Virtualisation
3 32 (14.48%) Asset Management
4 31 (14.03%) Wealth Management
5 25 (11.31%) DevOps
5 25 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (9.50%) Configuration Management
7 19 (8.60%) Scrum
8 18 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.69%) DSDM
9 17 (7.69%) RUP
10 15 (6.79%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
12 12 (5.43%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.98%) Time Management
14 10 (4.52%) Coaching
15 9 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (4.07%) Load Balancing
15 9 (4.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.36%) PowerShell
2 26 (11.76%) SQL
3 24 (10.86%) Bash Shell
4 22 (9.95%) Python
5 18 (8.14%) Ruby
6 17 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.62%) VBScript
8 6 (2.71%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.71%) Perl
8 6 (2.71%) VB
9 4 (1.81%) Java
10 3 (1.36%) C
10 3 (1.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 47 (21.27%) MCSE
2 47 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (20.36%) Degree
4 31 (14.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (9.05%) CCEA
6 19 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.24%) CCA
8 11 (4.98%) CCNA
9 8 (3.62%) CCNP
9 8 (3.62%) CCSE
9 8 (3.62%) CISSP
9 8 (3.62%) CLAS
9 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.17%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.26%) PhD
12 4 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.81%) MCITP
13 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.90%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (63.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (60.18%) Active Directory
3 132 (59.73%) XenApp
4 110 (49.77%) XenDesktop
5 101 (45.70%) Hyper-V
6 66 (29.86%) vSphere
7 54 (24.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 40 (18.10%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (12.22%) Xen
10 10 (4.52%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (4.07%) Terminal Services
12 7 (3.17%) MetaFrame
13 6 (2.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (2.26%) KVM
14 5 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (2.26%) VirtualBox
15 4 (1.81%) DFS Replication
16 3 (1.36%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.90%) Docker
17 2 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (17.19%) Backup Exec
2 26 (11.76%) SCCM
3 25 (11.31%) XenMobile
4 23 (10.41%) Puppet
5 20 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (9.05%) SCOM
6 17 (7.69%) Cobbler
6 17 (7.69%) Tivoli
7 13 (5.88%) EdgeSight
7 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 13 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (5.43%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (5.43%) HP SIM
9 10 (4.52%) Nagios
9 10 (4.52%) ServiceCenter
10 9 (4.07%) Ansible
11 4 (1.81%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.81%) Terraform
12 3 (1.36%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 169 (76.47%) VMware
2 160 (72.40%) Citrix
3 148 (66.97%) Microsoft
4 65 (29.41%) Cisco
5 60 (27.15%) HP
6 51 (23.08%) Dell
7 35 (15.84%) Veeam
8 33 (14.93%) EMC
9 30 (13.57%) Symantec
10 23 (10.41%) Oracle
11 21 (9.50%) Juniper
12 20 (9.05%) 3PAR
13 19 (8.60%) NetApp
14 17 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
15 15 (6.79%) McAfee
16 14 (6.33%) CommVault
17 13 (5.88%) CheckPoint
17 13 (5.88%) IBM
18 12 (5.43%) Ivanti
19 11 (4.98%) Altiris