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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 716 678 674
Rank change year-on-year -38 -4  
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 172 250 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 2.02% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 220 230
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 £35,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 11136 12371 12901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.59% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9412 10473 10642
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
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 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 169 £57,500 +27.77% 21
London +14 66 £60,000 +4.34% 9
Yorkshire +26 44 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Yorkshire +25 30 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Leeds +22 27 £60,000 +41.17% 1
North West -34 21 £60,000 +41.17% 1
South East +34 18 £42,500 -15.00% 5
City of London +9 18 £55,000 - 5
Manchester -29 18 £61,250 +44.11% 1
East of England +2 14 £42,250 +12.66% 2
Hertfordshire +7 12 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Watford - 12 £41,000 - 1
Berkshire +35 11 £43,750 +12.90% 3
Sheffield - 11 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £57,500 -
Slough +17 6 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Surrey +19 3 £45,000 -14.28%
West Midlands +17 3 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +10 3 £23,500 -27.69%
Woking +7 3 £45,000 -18.18%
North Yorkshire -3 3 £21,000 -47.50%
Harrogate -7 3 £21,000 -47.50%
Bristol -11 3 £60,000 -11.11%
South West -13 3 £60,000 -11.11%
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
Preston - 3 £32,500 -
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
Coventry 0 2 £28,250 -29.37%
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £42,500 +18.05%
Cambridge -20 2 £42,500 +18.05%

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 221 (64.43%) Linux
2 196 (57.14%) Windows
3 158 (46.06%) DevOps
4 157 (45.77%) SQL
5 156 (45.48%) VMware
5 156 (45.48%) vSphere
6 147 (42.86%) Citrix
7 146 (42.57%) Unix
8 136 (39.65%) Puppet
9 133 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
9 133 (38.78%) Python
10 126 (36.73%) Oracle
10 126 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
11 125 (36.44%) Shell Script
11 125 (36.44%) Bash Shell
11 125 (36.44%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (35.28%) Microsoft
13 120 (34.99%) Ruby
13 120 (34.99%) Xen
14 119 (34.69%) Scrum
15 118 (34.40%) CloudStack
15 118 (34.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 117 (34.11%) OpenStack
17 114 (33.24%) DSDM
18 112 (32.65%) EnterpriseDB
19 109 (31.78%) Configuration Management
20 107 (31.20%) Active Directory
21 97 (28.28%) Firewall
22 94 (27.41%) RUP
22 94 (27.41%) 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
1 118 (34.40%) CloudStack
2 117 (34.11%) OpenStack
3 57 (16.62%) MS Exchange
4 38 (11.08%) Apache
4 38 (11.08%) WebLogic
5 32 (9.33%) JBoss
5 32 (9.33%) WebSphere
6 30 (8.75%) SharePoint
7 29 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (7.87%) Tomcat
9 22 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (5.83%) IIS
11 14 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (2.62%) Skype for Business
15 5 (1.46%) IBM Notes
16 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 91 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.62%) Office 365
3 30 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.62%) SaaS
5 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.75%) Joyent
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 6 (1.75%) Responsys
6 6 (1.75%) Taleo
7 5 (1.46%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.58%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) G Suite
10 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 97 (28.28%) Firewall
2 90 (26.24%) SAN
3 79 (23.03%) DNS
4 61 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 56 (16.33%) DHCP
5 56 (16.33%) LAN
6 55 (16.03%) WAN
7 44 (12.83%) iSCSI
7 44 (12.83%) VPN
8 29 (8.45%) SNMP
9 26 (7.58%) LDAP
9 26 (7.58%) VLAN
10 24 (7.00%) NetScaler
11 22 (6.41%) NAS
12 21 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (4.96%) MRTG
14 13 (3.79%) SSH
15 12 (3.50%) Internet
15 12 (3.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.70%) MySQL
3 25 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.37%) MariaDB
6 13 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.92%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.58%) Redis
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 42 (12.24%) TeamCity
3 29 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.71%) Subversion
5 6 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 38 (11.08%) Finance
2 19 (5.54%) Banking
3 11 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.62%) Back Office
4 9 (2.62%) Marketing
5 8 (2.33%) Electronics
5 8 (2.33%) Law
6 7 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.04%) Retail
7 4 (1.17%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (34.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (22.16%) Platform Engineer
3 44 (12.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 41 (11.95%) Administrator
5 32 (9.33%) Linux Administrator
6 31 (9.04%) Analyst
6 31 (9.04%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (7.29%) DevOps Administrator
9 25 (7.29%) Support Analyst
9 25 (7.29%) Support Engineer
10 24 (7.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 24 (7.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.54%) IT Support
11 19 (5.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 19 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
12 17 (4.96%) AWS Engineer
12 17 (4.96%) Citrix Engineer
13 16 (4.66%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.66%) .NET
2 15 (4.37%) LAMP
3 8 (2.33%) Web Services
4 6 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.58%) Django
8 1 (0.29%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.54%) Clustering
4 13 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.50%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.50%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.50%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.04%) Replication
7 7 (2.04%) User Experience
8 6 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
8 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.17%) NHS
11 2 (0.58%) iPad
11 2 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 221 (64.43%) Linux
2 196 (57.14%) Windows
3 146 (42.57%) Unix
4 94 (27.41%) Windows Server
5 69 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (18.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (16.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (14.29%) CentOS
9 34 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (5.54%) Windows 10
10 19 (5.54%) Windows 7
11 18 (5.25%) Solaris
12 11 (3.21%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.04%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.75%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.46%) Debian
15 5 (1.46%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.46%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.17%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (46.06%) DevOps
2 126 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (36.44%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (34.69%) Scrum
5 114 (33.24%) DSDM
6 109 (31.78%) Configuration Management
7 94 (27.41%) RUP
8 78 (22.74%) ITIL
9 45 (13.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (7.29%) Load Balancing
11 25 (7.29%) Mentoring
12 23 (6.71%) OWASP
13 22 (6.41%) Auto-Scaling
14 20 (5.83%) Server Virtualisation
15 19 (5.54%) High Availability
16 15 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (4.37%) Presales
17 13 (3.79%) Change Management
17 13 (3.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (45.77%) SQL
2 133 (38.78%) Python
3 125 (36.44%) Bash Shell
3 125 (36.44%) Shell Script
4 120 (34.99%) Ruby
5 34 (9.91%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.45%) Java
7 18 (5.25%) Perl
8 12 (3.50%) VBA
9 8 (2.33%) Korn
10 6 (1.75%) C++
11 5 (1.46%) C
12 4 (1.17%) VB
12 4 (1.17%) VBScript
13 3 (0.87%) Groovy
14 1 (0.29%) F#
14 1 (0.29%) Haskell
14 1 (0.29%) ML
14 1 (0.29%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 24 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.25%) MCSE
3 17 (4.96%) AWS Certification
3 17 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (4.66%) CCNA
4 16 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (3.21%) MCP
7 10 (2.92%) CCA
7 10 (2.92%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.62%) RHCE
9 8 (2.33%) Degree
10 6 (1.75%) MCSA
10 6 (1.75%) VCP5
11 5 (1.46%) PhD
12 2 (0.58%) CCSA
12 2 (0.58%) CISM
12 2 (0.58%) CISSP
12 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.58%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.46%) SLA
3 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 156 (45.48%) vSphere
2 120 (34.99%) Xen
3 118 (34.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 107 (31.20%) Active Directory
5 86 (25.07%) XenApp
6 71 (20.70%) Hyper-V
7 63 (18.37%) XenDesktop
8 29 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (7.29%) KVM
10 18 (5.25%) Terminal Services
11 15 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (2.33%) vCloud
14 7 (2.04%) MetaFrame
14 7 (2.04%) NFS
15 6 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (1.46%) DFS Replication
16 5 (1.46%) iptables
17 3 (0.87%) Docker
17 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 136 (39.65%) Puppet
2 133 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (27.41%) Cobbler
4 93 (27.11%) Tivoli
5 54 (15.74%) Ansible
6 28 (8.16%) Nagios
7 23 (6.71%) SCCM
8 22 (6.41%) SCOM
8 22 (6.41%) Terraform
9 18 (5.25%) SELinux
10 17 (4.96%) Icinga
11 14 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
12 12 (3.50%) Backup Exec
12 12 (3.50%) EdgeSight
13 11 (3.21%) Oracle ZFS
13 11 (3.21%) WSUS
14 9 (2.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (2.62%) PowerCLI
14 9 (2.62%) SCVMM
14 9 (2.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 156 (45.48%) VMware
2 147 (42.86%) Citrix
3 126 (36.73%) Oracle
4 121 (35.28%) Microsoft
5 112 (32.65%) EnterpriseDB
6 71 (20.70%) Cisco
6 71 (20.70%) Red Hat
7 51 (14.87%) HP
8 33 (9.62%) NetApp
9 31 (9.04%) EMC
10 19 (5.54%) Dell
11 11 (3.21%) AppSense
11 11 (3.21%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.21%) Dell Compellent
12 10 (2.92%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.92%) Reuters
12 10 (2.92%) SAP
12 10 (2.92%) Symantec
12 10 (2.92%) Veeam
13 9 (2.62%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 34k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eze Castle Integration
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum plus car or car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + Company Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salary bonus and benefits Job title:
Posted: 7 days ago