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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 229 220 214
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Xen 23 15 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.22% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 2.51% 1.88% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 52
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
915 796 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.79% 11.71% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 734 621 842
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 December 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 December 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 -1 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Essex -9 7 £35,500 -32.38%
Bedfordshire - 6 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -21 1 £40,000 +42.85%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) Windows
3 25 (58.14%) VMware
4 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (48.84%) Firewall
6 20 (46.51%) Cisco
7 15 (34.88%) Citrix
8 14 (32.56%) UNIX
9 12 (27.91%) C
9 12 (27.91%) SAN
10 11 (25.58%) Device Driver
10 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) Python
12 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
12 9 (20.93%) XenServer
13 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
13 8 (18.60%) LAMP
13 8 (18.60%) Degree
13 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
13 8 (18.60%) Open Source
14 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) MySQL
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle
14 7 (16.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
14 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (16.28%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (13.95%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) SAN
3 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
4 7 (16.28%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (13.95%) NAS
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
6 4 (9.30%) DHCP
6 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 4 (9.30%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) SMTP
7 3 (6.98%) MPLS
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.33%) DSL
9 1 (2.33%) IPsec
9 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.33%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) ADSL
9 1 (2.33%) LAN
9 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (27.91%) Administrator
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Team Leader
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Junior
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Desktop Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Support Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Device Driver
2 8 (18.60%) Open Source
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) UNIX
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Product Management
4 4 (9.30%) Memory Management
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) People Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITSM
7 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Scrum
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.33%) BCP
7 1 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) C
2 9 (20.93%) Python
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Tcl
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) VCP5
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) XenServer
3 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.98%) Snort
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.33%) NLBS
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) ZABBIX
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) New Relic
5 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.63%) NetApp
5 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
6 4 (9.30%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.65%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Intel
8 2 (4.65%) Percona
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
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