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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 105 99 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Xen 13 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 0.80% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 6.99% 7.59% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 1
Average salary £46,250 £46,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -1.76%
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
186 158 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.87% 10.60% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 143 125 105
Average salary £38,250 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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%) C
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Device Driver
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) XenServer
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) Open Source
5 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
5 7 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (53.85%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Product Management
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (30.77%) Memory Management
7 4 (30.77%) NAS
8 3 (23.08%) C++
9 1 (7.69%) Java
9 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco
9 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
9 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) LAMP
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) VMware

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (53.85%) SAN
1 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
1 7 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Device Driver
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) CAPI
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco