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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 80 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 32 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 0.25% -
As % of the System Software category 16.16% 1.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 0
Average salary £43,000 £37,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -9.57%
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
198 217 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.27% 13.44% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 124 156 96
Average salary £35,088 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £24,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016.

Xen Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (93.18%) Linux
2 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 32 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (68.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (61.36%) Information Security
4 27 (61.36%) Firewall
4 27 (61.36%) Legal
4 27 (61.36%) Data Protection
4 27 (61.36%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (61.36%) SaaS
4 27 (61.36%) Information Governance
5 26 (59.09%) Risk Analysis
5 26 (59.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 26 (59.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL
7 10 (22.73%) Java
7 10 (22.73%) HIPAA
7 10 (22.73%) KVM
8 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
8 9 (20.45%) CentOS
8 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (20.45%) Perl
8 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
9 8 (18.18%) Degree
10 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 7 (15.91%) C
10 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) VirtualBox
11 6 (13.64%) Algorithms

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (61.36%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (61.36%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
1 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (61.36%) Legal
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Information Security Specialist
1 26 (59.09%) Information Specialist
1 26 (59.09%) Security Specialist
2 10 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Linux Support
3 9 (20.45%) Linux Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Unix Support
5 5 (11.36%) Unix Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Unix Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LAMP
1 4 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
1 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.27%) Verilog
3 1 (2.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Linux
2 32 (72.73%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) CentOS
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (68.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 27 (61.36%) Data Protection
3 27 (61.36%) Information Governance
3 27 (61.36%) Information Security
4 26 (59.09%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) Secure Coding
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Use Case
7 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) CAPI
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (2.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
2 9 (20.45%) Perl
3 7 (15.91%) C
4 6 (13.64%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) LPIC
3 4 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (59.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.73%) HIPAA
3 6 (13.64%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (2.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) KVM
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) VirtualBox
4 4 (9.09%) Firmware
4 4 (9.09%) iptables
4 4 (9.09%) LXC
4 4 (9.09%) Postfix
5 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
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