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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 275 297 288
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs citing Xen 36 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 1.68% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 22
Average salary £35,750 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
1287 951 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 9.16% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 868 971
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,125 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 February 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 February 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 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) VMware
3 40 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (67.31%) Citrix
5 33 (63.46%) Cisco
6 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
7 23 (44.23%) Finance
8 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 19 (36.54%) XenApp
9 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
9 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (36.54%) Blackberry
9 19 (36.54%) MCSE
10 18 (34.62%) MCSA
10 18 (34.62%) MS Exchange
10 18 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (34.62%) Reuters
10 18 (34.62%) Wyse
10 18 (34.62%) FactSet
11 16 (30.77%) Linux
12 12 (23.08%) MySQL
12 12 (23.08%) Oracle
12 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (21.15%) Apache
13 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
13 11 (21.15%) NetApp
14 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (19.23%) Firewall
14 10 (19.23%) VPN
14 10 (19.23%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 18 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (21.15%) Apache
4 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
5 9 (17.31%) IIS
6 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.85%) JBoss
7 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.92%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Route 53
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) VPN
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 7 (13.46%) VoIP
4 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (13.46%) Network Security
5 6 (11.54%) LDAP
6 5 (9.62%) LAN
6 5 (9.62%) WAN
6 5 (9.62%) SAN
7 4 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 4 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.77%) OpenVPN
8 3 (5.77%) L2TP
8 3 (5.77%) PPTP
8 3 (5.77%) IPsec
9 2 (3.85%) NAS
10 1 (1.92%) FCoE
10 1 (1.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.77%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) HBase
7 1 (1.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Mercurial
2 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Support Engineer
1 19 (36.54%) Desktop Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Desktop Support
2 18 (34.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (21.15%) Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Network Technician
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Technician
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Technician
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Customer Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.85%) Lucene
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
3 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Blackberry
2 9 (17.31%) Clustering
3 6 (11.54%) iPad
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Android
5 5 (9.62%) UNIX
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services Management
6 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) PHP
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
1 6 (11.54%) Python
2 4 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) MCSE
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (34.62%) MCSA
3 9 (17.31%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 19 (36.54%) XenApp
5 6 (11.54%) KVM
6 4 (7.69%) vSphere
7 3 (5.77%) VirtualBox
8 2 (3.85%) Apache Flume
8 2 (3.85%) NFS
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.92%) XenServer
9 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.92%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView
1 2 (3.85%) Nagios
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) logstash
1 2 (3.85%) Graylog
2 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.92%) Munin
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) VMware
2 35 (67.31%) Citrix
3 33 (63.46%) Cisco
4 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 18 (34.62%) Reuters
5 18 (34.62%) Wyse
5 18 (34.62%) FactSet
6 12 (23.08%) Oracle
7 11 (21.15%) NetApp
8 9 (17.31%) AppSense
9 6 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (5.77%) EMC
10 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.85%) Veritas
11 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.92%) 29West
12 1 (1.92%) DataSynapse
12 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.92%) Avaya
12 1 (1.92%) Juniper
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