The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 278 293 282
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Xen 22 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 1.40% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 25
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
Xen
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1197 1000 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.73% 9.53% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 915 1064
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Xen
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Xen Salary Trend in the City of London

Xen
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Xen Salary Histogram in the City of London

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 40 (75.47%) VMware
1 40 (75.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 27 (50.94%) Citrix
4 26 (49.06%) Linux
5 22 (41.51%) MySQL
6 21 (39.62%) Cisco
7 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
8 19 (35.85%) Apache
9 18 (33.96%) Oracle
9 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (32.08%) Finance
11 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
12 14 (26.42%) XenApp
12 14 (26.42%) KVM
12 14 (26.42%) Blackberry
12 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
12 14 (26.42%) MCSE
13 13 (24.53%) MCSA
13 13 (24.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (24.53%) Reuters
13 13 (24.53%) Wyse
13 13 (24.53%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (24.53%) FactSet
14 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
15 11 (20.75%) Nagios
15 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
15 11 (20.75%) VPN
16 10 (18.87%) Python
16 10 (18.87%) IIS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (35.85%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
3 13 (24.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (18.87%) IIS
5 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
6 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
7 7 (13.21%) nginx
8 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
8 5 (9.43%) JBoss
9 4 (7.55%) Node.js
10 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) RMDS
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Joyent
3 3 (5.66%) Route 53
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) VPN
2 8 (15.09%) VoIP
2 8 (15.09%) WAN
2 8 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (13.21%) LDAP
4 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 5 (9.43%) SSH
5 5 (9.43%) SAN
5 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
5 5 (9.43%) NAS
5 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (7.55%) SSL
7 3 (5.66%) L2TP
7 3 (5.66%) PPTP
7 3 (5.66%) Firewall
7 3 (5.66%) IPsec
7 3 (5.66%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) MySQL
2 13 (24.53%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
4 7 (13.21%) Big Data
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (9.43%) DB2
6 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.55%) Riak
8 3 (5.66%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.89%) HBase
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
1 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Support Engineer
1 17 (32.08%) Administrator
2 13 (24.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Desktop Support
2 13 (24.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Customer Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
3 1 (1.89%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Blackberry
2 9 (16.98%) Clustering
3 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) iPad
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.09%) UNIX
5 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
5 7 (13.21%) Android
6 6 (11.32%) Solaris
6 6 (11.32%) CentOS
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.66%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.89%) AIX
10 1 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.89%) Business Development
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services Management
8 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) Python
1 10 (18.87%) Ruby
2 8 (15.09%) PHP
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (26.42%) MCSE
3 13 (24.53%) MCSA
4 9 (16.98%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (75.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (26.42%) XenApp
4 14 (26.42%) KVM
5 5 (9.43%) NFS
6 4 (7.55%) vSphere
6 4 (7.55%) VirtualBox
7 3 (5.66%) vCloud
8 1 (1.89%) XenServer
8 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.89%) SRDF
8 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Nagios
2 9 (16.98%) ZABBIX
3 7 (13.21%) Puppet
4 6 (11.32%) Ansible
4 6 (11.32%) Salt
5 5 (9.43%) CFEngine
5 5 (9.43%) Cacti
6 4 (7.55%) Munin
7 3 (5.66%) OpenView
8 2 (3.77%) SCCM
8 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.89%) Plesk
9 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) VMware
2 27 (50.94%) Citrix
3 21 (39.62%) Cisco
4 18 (33.96%) Oracle
5 13 (24.53%) Reuters
5 13 (24.53%) Wyse
5 13 (24.53%) FactSet
6 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
8 6 (11.32%) HP
9 5 (9.43%) EMC
9 5 (9.43%) F5
10 4 (7.55%) NetApp
11 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.77%) IBM
12 1 (1.89%) Sybase
12 1 (1.89%) SAP
12 1 (1.89%) Intel
12 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.89%) Avaya