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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 233 217 242
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing Xen 25 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 3.79% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 42
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
918 738 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.95% 10.33% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 740 613 879
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Essex +26 19 £47,500 +5.55%
Suffolk - 4 £37,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £35,000 -40.42% 1
Hertfordshire -15 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (97.62%) Linux
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 38 (90.48%) VMware
2 38 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (88.10%) Windows
4 36 (85.71%) Firewall
5 35 (83.33%) UNIX
6 22 (52.38%) Technical Analysis
7 17 (40.48%) Apache
8 16 (38.10%) NetApp
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (11.90%) AIX
11 5 (11.90%) LAMP
11 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
11 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
11 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (11.90%) New Relic
12 3 (7.14%) MySQL
12 3 (7.14%) Perl
13 2 (4.76%) SQL
13 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
13 2 (4.76%) WAN
13 2 (4.76%) SMTP
13 2 (4.76%) DNS
13 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
13 2 (4.76%) HP
13 2 (4.76%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (40.48%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Administrator
2 35 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Linux
2 37 (88.10%) Windows
3 35 (83.33%) UNIX
4 5 (11.90%) AIX
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) Tcl
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 38 (90.48%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) NetApp
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.90%) New Relic
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Percona
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
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