The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 231 214 234
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Xen 29 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 3.65% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 44
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Xen
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
959 795 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.25% 11.26% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 756 656 870
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Xen
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Xen Salary Trend in the East of England

Xen
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Xen Salary Histogram in the East of England

Xen
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +9 15 £40,000 -13.51%
Essex -4 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk - 4 £37,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (88.14%) Linux
2 49 (83.05%) Windows
3 43 (72.88%) VMware
4 41 (69.49%) Cisco
4 41 (69.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (66.10%) Firewall
6 37 (62.71%) UNIX
7 18 (30.51%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (25.42%) NetApp
9 13 (22.03%) Finance
9 13 (22.03%) Citrix
9 13 (22.03%) Apache
10 12 (20.34%) C
11 11 (18.64%) Device Driver
11 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) Oracle
12 10 (16.95%) SAN
13 9 (15.25%) Python
13 9 (15.25%) XenServer
13 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (13.56%) Open Source
15 7 (11.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (11.86%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (11.86%) iSCSI
16 6 (10.17%) Degree
16 6 (10.17%) LAMP
17 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
17 5 (8.47%) MySQL
17 5 (8.47%) SQL
17 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (22.03%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (66.10%) Firewall
2 10 (16.95%) SAN
3 7 (11.86%) iSCSI
3 7 (11.86%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.47%) NAS
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) SMTP
6 2 (3.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) MPLS
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Systems Administrator
2 33 (55.93%) Administrator
3 11 (18.64%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Team Leader
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Systems Support
8 1 (1.69%) Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) LAMP
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Device Driver
2 8 (13.56%) Open Source
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (88.14%) Linux
2 49 (83.05%) Windows
3 37 (62.71%) UNIX
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.69%) Debian
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Technical Analysis
2 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Product Management
5 4 (6.78%) Memory Management
6 2 (3.39%) Logistics
7 1 (1.69%) Web Development
7 1 (1.69%) CAPI
7 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.69%) Change Control
7 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) C
2 9 (15.25%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) Perl
5 3 (5.08%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Tcl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.25%) XenServer
3 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Snort
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 43 (72.88%) VMware
2 41 (69.49%) Cisco
3 15 (25.42%) NetApp
4 13 (22.03%) Citrix
5 10 (16.95%) Oracle
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.47%) New Relic
6 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.08%) EMC
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 2 (3.39%) Percona
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