Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenServer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 968 917 918
Rank change year-on-year -51 +1 -41
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 175 281 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 1.21% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 146 214 287
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £26,625 £30,075 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £65,875 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% +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 24,398 23,151 23,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 12.93% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,901 19,385 19,794
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for XenServer in the UK

XenServer
Top 14 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 18 November 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 -50 169 £45,000 -18.18% 27
UK excluding London +14 104 £45,000 -18.18% 20
London -44 69 £48,750 -7.14% 8
North of England -5 27 £52,500 -12.50% 4
South East +36 24 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Midlands +37 21 £36,500 -9.88% 1
West Midlands +50 16 £36,500 +26.96%
East of England +37 16 £45,000 - 5
North West +8 13 £50,000 -16.67% 3
South West +27 12 £43,250 +31.06% 5
Yorkshire +6 11 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Scotland +3 6 - - 1
East Midlands -1 5 £52,500 -8.70% 1
North East -4 3 £25,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 136 (77.71%) Windows
2 123 (70.29%) Citrix
3 112 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 111 (63.43%) Active Directory
4 111 (63.43%) VMware
5 84 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 76 (43.43%) XenApp
7 69 (39.43%) XenDesktop
8 68 (38.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 65 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (32.00%) DNS
11 54 (30.86%) Linux
11 54 (30.86%) Hyper-V
12 51 (29.14%) DHCP
13 49 (28.00%) PowerShell
14 43 (24.57%) SQL
14 43 (24.57%) Amazon AWS
14 43 (24.57%) NetScaler
15 42 (24.00%) Office 365
15 42 (24.00%) vSphere
16 38 (21.71%) Python
17 36 (20.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (20.57%) SCCM
17 36 (20.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 35 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 34 (19.43%) DevOps
19 34 (19.43%) MS Exchange
20 33 (18.86%) Citrix Certification
21 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (18.29%) SQL Server

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 34 (19.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.29%) CloudStack
2 25 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 16 (9.14%) IIS
4 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.86%) Apache
5 5 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.29%) Confluence
7 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.71%) JBoss
7 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) CMS
8 2 (1.14%) Commerce Server
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.14%) nginx
8 2 (1.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 17 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (38.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (24.57%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (24.00%) Office 365
4 6 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.14%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.00%) DNS
2 51 (29.14%) DHCP
3 43 (24.57%) NetScaler
4 31 (17.71%) Firewall
5 27 (15.43%) VPN
6 23 (13.14%) SAN
7 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
8 15 (8.57%) LAN
8 15 (8.57%) WAN
9 12 (6.86%) FTP
9 12 (6.86%) Network Security
10 10 (5.71%) HTTP
10 10 (5.71%) SSH
11 8 (4.57%) NAS
12 6 (3.43%) VSAN
12 6 (3.43%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.86%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.29%) Skype
14 4 (2.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) MySQL
3 4 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) JIRA
2 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (5.14%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.86%) MSI
6 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.29%) Subversion
7 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.14%) GoCD
General
1 24 (13.71%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Games
3 6 (3.43%) Back Office
4 5 (2.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.29%) Automotive
5 4 (2.29%) Legal
5 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.71%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) German Language
7 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (22.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 33 (18.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (14.86%) Support Engineer
4 24 (13.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (12.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (10.29%) Analyst
6 18 (10.29%) Consultant
7 17 (9.71%) Platform Engineer
8 16 (9.14%) Citrix Consultant
8 16 (9.14%) Technical Support
8 16 (9.14%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (8.00%) VMware Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Cloud Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (7.43%) XenServer Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) Web Services
2 9 (5.14%) .NET
3 5 (2.86%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.29%) LAMP
5 3 (1.71%) LDAP
6 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.14%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.57%) ADSI
7 1 (0.57%) HTML
7 1 (0.57%) JSON
7 1 (0.57%) XML
7 1 (0.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 5 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.71%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) NHS
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (77.71%) Windows
2 84 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 54 (30.86%) Linux
4 36 (20.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (18.29%) Windows 10
7 31 (17.71%) Windows 7
8 29 (16.57%) Unix
9 11 (6.29%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.14%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.14%) CentOS
14 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.57%) AIX
15 1 (0.57%) Android
15 1 (0.57%) Debian
15 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (19.43%) DevOps
3 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (17.71%) ITIL
5 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 23 (13.14%) Deployment Automation
7 21 (12.00%) DSDM
7 21 (12.00%) RUP
7 21 (12.00%) Scrum
8 16 (9.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Presales
10 13 (7.43%) Patch Management
11 12 (6.86%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (5.14%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (5.14%) Microservices
13 9 (5.14%) Task Automation
14 8 (4.57%) Customer Requirements
15 7 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 43 (24.57%) SQL
3 38 (21.71%) Python
4 26 (14.86%) Bash Shell
4 26 (14.86%) Shell Script
5 25 (14.29%) Ruby
6 11 (6.29%) Perl
7 7 (4.00%) PHP
8 3 (1.71%) Java
9 2 (1.14%) C#
9 2 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (18.86%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (16.00%) CCA
4 24 (13.71%) MCSE
5 14 (8.00%) MCSA
6 13 (7.43%) Degree
7 9 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.57%) MCITP
9 5 (2.86%) CCNA
10 4 (2.29%) CCSA
10 4 (2.29%) MCP
11 3 (1.71%) CCNP
11 3 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.14%) CCAA
12 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.57%) CCSE
13 1 (0.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 111 (63.43%) Active Directory
2 76 (43.43%) XenApp
3 69 (39.43%) XenDesktop
4 65 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (30.86%) Hyper-V
6 42 (24.00%) vSphere
7 29 (16.57%) Xen
8 22 (12.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (5.71%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (2.29%) KVM
12 4 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.14%) Docker
13 2 (1.14%) Firmware
13 2 (1.14%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (20.57%) SCCM
2 29 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (14.29%) Puppet
4 17 (9.71%) Cobbler
5 15 (8.57%) Tivoli
6 13 (7.43%) Ansible
7 11 (6.29%) SCOM
8 10 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (4.57%) Backup Exec
9 8 (4.57%) XenMobile
10 6 (3.43%) HP SIM
11 5 (2.86%) WSUS
12 4 (2.29%) EdgeSight
12 4 (2.29%) Nagios
13 3 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
14 2 (1.14%) HP NNM
14 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
14 2 (1.14%) PaperCut
14 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 1 (0.57%) Webmin
Vendors
1 123 (70.29%) Citrix
2 112 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 111 (63.43%) VMware
4 27 (15.43%) Ivanti
5 24 (13.71%) Oracle
6 21 (12.00%) HP
7 19 (10.86%) Cisco
8 15 (8.57%) EnterpriseDB
9 13 (7.43%) Dell
9 13 (7.43%) Meraki
10 11 (6.29%) Symantec
11 9 (5.14%) 3PAR
11 9 (5.14%) Atlassian
11 9 (5.14%) Juniper
12 8 (4.57%) Google
13 7 (4.00%) NetApp
14 6 (3.43%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (3.43%) IBM
14 6 (3.43%) Mitel
14 6 (3.43%) SAP