The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 113 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.061% 0.070% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.83% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Xen
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
184 120 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.27% 8.46% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 134 92 100
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Xen
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region.

Xen Salary Trend in Cambridge

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 12 (85.71%) C
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Device Driver
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) XenServer
5 8 (57.14%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) Open Source
6 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) iSCSI
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) Product Management
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) NAS
8 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (28.57%) Memory Management
9 3 (21.43%) C++
10 2 (14.29%) VMware
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (7.14%) CentOS
11 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
11 1 (7.14%) XenApp
11 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
11 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
1 7 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Device Driver
2 8 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Product Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) CAPI
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) XenServer
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) New Relic
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