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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 103 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% - 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.74% - 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £38,564 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
187 131 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.77% 8.76% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 105 125
Average salary £38,564 £44,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% +11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Xen Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (89.47%) C
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Open Source
3 11 (57.89%) Device Driver
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
5 9 (47.37%) XenServer
5 9 (47.37%) Memory Management
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
7 7 (36.84%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (31.58%) KVM
8 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
8 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (31.58%) Perl
8 6 (31.58%) MySQL
9 5 (26.32%) HTML
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) Pegasus
9 5 (26.32%) OOD
9 5 (26.32%) POSIX
9 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
9 5 (26.32%) Games

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
1 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
1 7 (36.84%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (26.32%) CouchDB
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
2 5 (26.32%) MariaDB
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (26.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) POSIX
1 5 (26.32%) HTML5
1 5 (26.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Open Source
2 11 (57.89%) Device Driver
3 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Statistics
5 5 (26.32%) Informatics
5 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
5 5 (26.32%) Physics
6 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (5.26%) Replication
7 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Memory Management
4 5 (26.32%) Hidden Markov Model
4 5 (26.32%) Game Theory
4 5 (26.32%) Gibbs Sampling
4 5 (26.32%) Product Management
4 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) OOD
4 5 (26.32%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) CAPI
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C
2 13 (68.42%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) Haskell
5 5 (26.32%) R
5 5 (26.32%) Golang
6 3 (15.79%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) LPIC
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) XenServer
2 6 (31.58%) KVM
3 5 (26.32%) Docker
3 5 (26.32%) LXC
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Postfix
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Pegasus
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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