The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 115 124 142
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Xen 15 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.60% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 5.23% 4.55% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +27.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Xen
East of England

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

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
287 264 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.53% 11.97% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 224 211 181
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Xen
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Xen Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Xen
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Xen
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 13 £46,250 -2.63%
Peterborough - 2 £40,000 -
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (80.00%) C
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Device Driver
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) XenServer
4 8 (53.33%) Open Source
4 8 (53.33%) SAN
4 8 (53.33%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
6 5 (33.33%) NAS
6 5 (33.33%) Product Management
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Memory Management
7 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) MySQL
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) UNIX
10 1 (6.67%) Finance

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
2 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Device Driver
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (26.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) CAPI
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) XenServer
2 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic