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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 278 325 300
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -25
Permanent jobs citing Xen 32 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 1.13% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 26
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.52% +7.77%
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
1325 1154 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.50% 9.19% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1050 971
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 48 (92.31%) VMware
2 45 (86.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (75.00%) Windows
4 38 (73.08%) Citrix
5 36 (69.23%) Cisco
6 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
7 24 (46.15%) Finance
8 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
8 23 (44.23%) Hyper-V
9 20 (38.46%) XenApp
9 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (38.46%) MCSE
10 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
10 19 (36.54%) Blackberry
10 19 (36.54%) Reuters
11 18 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (34.62%) Wyse
11 18 (34.62%) MCSA
11 18 (34.62%) FactSet
12 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (25.00%) Linux
12 13 (25.00%) NetApp
12 13 (25.00%) Firewall
13 12 (23.08%) DNS
13 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 11 (21.15%) DHCP
14 11 (21.15%) AppSense
15 10 (19.23%) Python
15 10 (19.23%) Network Security
16 9 (17.31%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 18 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.46%) Apache
5 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.77%) JBoss
6 3 (5.77%) nginx
7 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.85%) IIS
8 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.92%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.54%) Route 53
3 4 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) DNS
3 11 (21.15%) DHCP
4 10 (19.23%) Network Security
5 7 (13.46%) VPN
6 6 (11.54%) L2TP
6 6 (11.54%) PPTP
6 6 (11.54%) IPsec
6 6 (11.54%) OpenVPN
7 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 4 (7.69%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) SAN
9 2 (3.85%) HTTP
9 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.92%) Multicast
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Hudson
3 1 (1.92%) MSI
3 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Law
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 9 (17.31%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (17.31%) Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Network Technician
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Technician
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Technician
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.85%) Lucene
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
3 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) UNIX
5 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) CentOS
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Debian
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.85%) Project Management
3 2 (3.85%) Change Management
3 2 (3.85%) Migration
3 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.92%) Time Management
4 1 (1.92%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (1.92%) Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services Management
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL
4 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.92%) DNA
4 1 (1.92%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) PHP
3 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) MCSE
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (34.62%) MCSA
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) MCP
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (86.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 23 (44.23%) Hyper-V
4 20 (38.46%) XenApp
5 9 (17.31%) KVM
6 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 3 (5.77%) XenServer
7 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.92%) NFS
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.92%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nagios
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
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
1 2 (3.85%) Linux-HA
2 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) VMware
2 38 (73.08%) Citrix
3 36 (69.23%) Cisco
4 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
5 19 (36.54%) Reuters
6 18 (34.62%) Wyse
6 18 (34.62%) FactSet
7 13 (25.00%) NetApp
8 11 (21.15%) AppSense
9 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
10 6 (11.54%) HP
11 4 (7.69%) Oracle
12 3 (5.77%) EMC
12 3 (5.77%) Avaya
13 2 (3.85%) Juniper
13 2 (3.85%) Veritas
13 2 (3.85%) IBM
13 2 (3.85%) PlateSpin
13 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
14 1 (1.92%) F5