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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 287 308 306
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Xen 39 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 1.47% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 32
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1231 955 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 8.07% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 834 1071
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in the City of London

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 52 (89.66%) VMware
2 51 (87.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (77.59%) Linux
4 37 (63.79%) MySQL
4 37 (63.79%) Citrix
5 35 (60.34%) Ruby
6 34 (58.62%) Nagios
6 34 (58.62%) Apache
7 33 (56.90%) Oracle
8 32 (55.17%) Ubuntu
8 32 (55.17%) ZABBIX
8 32 (55.17%) nginx
8 32 (55.17%) KVM
9 31 (53.45%) Red Hat
10 30 (51.72%) Bash Shell
10 30 (51.72%) Puppet
11 29 (50.00%) Ansible
11 29 (50.00%) Salt
11 29 (50.00%) CentOS
11 29 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (50.00%) Perl
11 29 (50.00%) ITIL
11 29 (50.00%) Tomcat
11 29 (50.00%) Python
12 28 (48.28%) JBoss
12 28 (48.28%) DB2
12 28 (48.28%) WebLogic
12 28 (48.28%) BIG-IP
12 28 (48.28%) Statistical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 34 (58.62%) Apache
2 32 (55.17%) nginx
3 29 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 28 (48.28%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Joyent
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) BIG-IP
1 28 (48.28%) NetScaler
1 28 (48.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (10.34%) WAN
3 5 (8.62%) SSH
3 5 (8.62%) NAS
4 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (6.90%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) SSL
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) HTTP
5 3 (5.17%) SMTP
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) Firewall
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) SAN
7 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) MySQL
2 28 (48.28%) DB2
3 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.90%) Riak
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) Redmine
2 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Law
2 3 (5.17%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Administrator
2 29 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (22.41%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) Architect
5 8 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (12.07%) Virtualisation Architect
7 6 (10.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Customer Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 1 (1.72%) Technical Project Manager
11 1 (1.72%) Analyst
11 1 (1.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 1 (1.72%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (5.17%) JSON
2 3 (5.17%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) Ubuntu
3 29 (50.00%) CentOS
3 29 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Windows
5 9 (15.52%) UNIX
6 5 (8.62%) Solaris
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) AIX
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) ITIL
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Load Balancing
2 28 (48.28%) Statistical Analysis
3 9 (15.52%) Business Continuity
3 9 (15.52%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (5.17%) B2B
5 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.72%) Business Development
6 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Ruby
2 30 (51.72%) Bash Shell
3 29 (50.00%) Perl
3 29 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 4 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 51 (87.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (55.17%) KVM
3 10 (17.24%) vCloud
4 4 (6.90%) NFS
4 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) XenServer
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (58.62%) Nagios
2 32 (55.17%) ZABBIX
3 30 (51.72%) Puppet
4 29 (50.00%) Ansible
4 29 (50.00%) Salt
5 28 (48.28%) CFEngine
5 28 (48.28%) Cacti
6 4 (6.90%) Munin
7 2 (3.45%) OpenView
7 2 (3.45%) SCOM
7 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.72%) StatsD
8 1 (1.72%) SCCM
8 1 (1.72%) Plesk
Vendors
1 52 (89.66%) VMware
2 37 (63.79%) Citrix
3 33 (56.90%) Oracle
4 31 (53.45%) Red Hat
5 28 (48.28%) F5
5 28 (48.28%) JBoss
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco
7 6 (10.34%) EMC
8 5 (8.62%) HP
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.90%) NetApp
10 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
11 1 (1.72%) Veeam
11 1 (1.72%) IBM
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