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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 98 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Xen 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.055% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 7.21% 0.53% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £46,750 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.57% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,150 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £35,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
111 189 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.88% 10.43% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 157 122
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 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 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) C
2 10 (76.92%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Cryptography
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) CAPI
2 10 (76.92%) VirtualBox
2 10 (76.92%) Algorithms
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Multimedia
4 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) JBoss
7 2 (15.38%) Apache
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Multimedia
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Cryptography
1 10 (76.92%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) CAPI
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) C
2 10 (76.92%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) LPIC
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (76.92%) VirtualBox
2 2 (15.38%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) iptables
2 2 (15.38%) Postfix
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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