The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 671 634 604
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -30
Permanent jobs citing Xen 208 229 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 2.18% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 175 194 243
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
Xen
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12113 10489 11498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.36% 10.38% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10220 8926 9968
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xen
Salary Trend in England

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

Xen Salary Trend in England

Xen
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in England

Xen
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the England region over the 3 months to 21 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
London +34 140 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East of England -24 27 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire -31 15 £35,000 -15.66% 4
South East -52 15 £46,250 +15.62% 4
North West -9 5 - -
South West - 3 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands -27 1 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 325 (79.27%) Linux
2 322 (78.54%) VMware
3 301 (73.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 237 (57.80%) Windows
5 179 (43.66%) Python
6 161 (39.27%) Puppet
7 159 (38.78%) MySQL
8 151 (36.83%) Bash Shell
9 150 (36.59%) Perl
10 142 (34.63%) Ruby
11 135 (32.93%) Nagios
12 121 (29.51%) Apache
13 118 (28.78%) KVM
14 110 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
15 107 (26.10%) Citrix
16 101 (24.63%) Ubuntu
17 98 (23.90%) Cisco
18 96 (23.41%) Red Hat
18 96 (23.41%) UNIX
19 95 (23.17%) PostgreSQL
20 92 (22.44%) Tomcat
21 89 (21.71%) Firewall
22 85 (20.73%) TCP/IP
23 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
23 84 (20.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 84 (20.49%) nginx
24 83 (20.24%) LAMP
25 80 (19.51%) Oracle
26 77 (18.78%) Open Source
27 75 (18.29%) Active Directory

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 121 (29.51%) Apache
2 92 (22.44%) Tomcat
3 84 (20.49%) nginx
4 47 (11.46%) WebLogic
4 47 (11.46%) JBoss
5 45 (10.98%) MS Exchange
6 30 (7.32%) OpenStack
7 29 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (6.34%) IIS
9 25 (6.10%) WebSphere
10 17 (4.15%) CloudStack
10 17 (4.15%) SharePoint
11 16 (3.90%) Jetty
12 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (1.22%) Node.js
16 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
17 2 (0.49%) Lync
18 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.41%) Office 365
4 12 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.44%) IaaS
7 7 (1.71%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (1.46%) Google App Engine
9 5 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.98%) Joyent
10 4 (0.98%) PaaS
11 1 (0.24%) SaaS
11 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (21.71%) Firewall
2 85 (20.73%) TCP/IP
3 71 (17.32%) DNS
4 66 (16.10%) SAN
5 45 (10.98%) DHCP
5 45 (10.98%) HTTP
6 38 (9.27%) BIG-IP
7 35 (8.54%) VPN
8 31 (7.56%) VLAN
8 31 (7.56%) NAS
8 31 (7.56%) iSCSI
9 30 (7.32%) NetScaler
9 30 (7.32%) WAN
9 30 (7.32%) LDAP
10 28 (6.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 27 (6.59%) SSH
12 23 (5.61%) HTTPS
13 22 (5.37%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (3.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (38.78%) MySQL
2 95 (23.17%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (10.73%) Hadoop
4 42 (10.24%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.56%) SQL Server
6 29 (7.07%) DB2
7 26 (6.34%) Big Data
8 13 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.68%) Redis
10 9 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.22%) Riak
12 4 (0.98%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.49%) HBase
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.49%) Subversion
3 16 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.90%) Mercurial
4 12 (2.93%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.68%) JIRA
5 11 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (2.20%) Maven
7 6 (1.46%) Hudson
7 6 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.98%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.98%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.24%) Selenium
9 1 (0.24%) JBehave
9 1 (0.24%) JUnit
9 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.24%) JMeter
General
1 49 (11.95%) Finance
2 19 (4.63%) Law
3 13 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.71%) Marketing
5 5 (1.22%) German Language
5 5 (1.22%) Italian Language
5 5 (1.22%) Turkish Language
5 5 (1.22%) Electronics
5 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.98%) Back Office
6 4 (0.98%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Retail
7 3 (0.73%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 194 (47.32%) Administrator
2 157 (38.29%) Systems Administrator
3 134 (32.68%) Linux Administrator
4 72 (17.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 47 (11.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 38 (9.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 37 (9.02%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 37 (9.02%) Linux Engineer
7 37 (9.02%) Architect
8 18 (4.39%) Consultant
8 18 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (3.66%) Analyst
10 14 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (3.17%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.93%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.68%) Systems Support
14 10 (2.44%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (20.24%) LAMP
2 42 (10.24%) Web Services
3 16 (3.90%) XML
4 10 (2.44%) .NET
4 10 (2.44%) JMX
4 10 (2.44%) HornetQ
5 8 (1.95%) J2EE
6 6 (1.46%) Servlets
7 4 (0.98%) SOAP
7 4 (0.98%) REST
7 4 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.73%) HTML
8 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.73%) Middleware
9 2 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.49%) CSS
9 2 (0.49%) Memcached
9 2 (0.49%) JSON
9 2 (0.49%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.78%) Open Source
2 42 (10.24%) Computer Science
3 40 (9.76%) Clustering
4 15 (3.66%) Replication
5 13 (3.17%) iPad
6 12 (2.93%) Device Driver
7 11 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (2.68%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.95%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.22%) Telematics
11 5 (1.22%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.22%) Blog
11 5 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.22%) DTV
12 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.98%) Celerra
13 3 (0.73%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 325 (79.27%) Linux
2 237 (57.80%) Windows
3 101 (24.63%) Ubuntu
4 96 (23.41%) UNIX
5 84 (20.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 69 (16.83%) CentOS
7 40 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (9.51%) Debian
9 27 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (6.59%) Solaris
10 26 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.63%) SUSE
12 16 (3.90%) Android
13 14 (3.41%) AIX
14 11 (2.68%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.95%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.71%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.22%) HPUX
17 5 (1.22%) Fedora
18 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 59 (14.39%) Performance Tuning
4 56 (13.66%) DevOps
4 56 (13.66%) ITIL
5 38 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (8.29%) Load Balancing
7 28 (6.83%) Statistical Analysis
8 24 (5.85%) E-Commerce
8 24 (5.85%) Technical Analysis
9 23 (5.61%) Software Engineering
9 23 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (4.63%) Business Continuity
11 15 (3.66%) Knowledge Management
12 13 (3.17%) OO
13 11 (2.68%) OOP
14 10 (2.44%) Migration
14 10 (2.44%) Scrum
14 10 (2.44%) TOGAF
15 9 (2.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.66%) Python
2 151 (36.83%) Bash Shell
3 150 (36.59%) Perl
4 142 (34.63%) Ruby
5 56 (13.66%) SQL
6 51 (12.44%) Shell Script
7 50 (12.20%) PHP
8 47 (11.46%) Java
9 23 (5.61%) C
10 17 (4.15%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.98%) Lisp
12 4 (0.98%) C++
12 4 (0.98%) Scala
12 4 (0.98%) OCaml
12 4 (0.98%) Haskell
12 4 (0.98%) Erlang
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (13.66%) Degree
2 33 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.39%) MCITP
4 17 (4.15%) MCSE
5 16 (3.90%) RHCE
5 16 (3.90%) Linux+ Certification
5 16 (3.90%) LPIC
6 15 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.66%) CCNA
7 11 (2.68%) MCSA
8 4 (0.98%) CISA
8 4 (0.98%) CISM
8 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.98%) CCNP
8 4 (0.98%) CISSP
8 4 (0.98%) PCI QSA
9 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.49%) MCP
9 2 (0.49%) CCIA
10 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.88%) QA
2 11 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.98%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 301 (73.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (28.78%) KVM
3 75 (18.29%) Active Directory
4 60 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 41 (10.00%) Snort
6 35 (8.54%) XenServer
7 31 (7.56%) vSphere
8 27 (6.59%) NFS
9 16 (3.90%) Postfix
9 16 (3.90%) Sendmail
10 15 (3.66%) vCloud
11 13 (3.17%) VirtualBox
12 12 (2.93%) VMware ESX
12 12 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (2.44%) Terminal Services
13 10 (2.44%) Varnish
13 10 (2.44%) XenApp
14 6 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (1.46%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.98%) LXC
Systems Management
1 161 (39.27%) Puppet
2 135 (32.93%) Nagios
3 110 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (18.05%) Cacti
5 72 (17.56%) Salt
6 62 (15.12%) ZABBIX
7 55 (13.41%) Ansible
8 29 (7.07%) CFEngine
9 22 (5.37%) Ganglia
10 12 (2.93%) Vagrant
11 10 (2.44%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.95%) SCOM
13 7 (1.71%) SCCM
13 7 (1.71%) Backup Exec
14 6 (1.46%) Plesk
14 6 (1.46%) Data Guard
15 5 (1.22%) Munin
16 4 (0.98%) OpenView
16 4 (0.98%) Legato
16 4 (0.98%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 322 (78.54%) VMware
2 107 (26.10%) Citrix
3 98 (23.90%) Cisco
4 96 (23.41%) Red Hat
5 80 (19.51%) Oracle
6 66 (16.10%) Microsoft
7 43 (10.49%) NetApp
8 36 (8.78%) HP
9 28 (6.83%) F5
10 25 (6.10%) EMC
11 22 (5.37%) Rackspace
12 13 (3.17%) Dell
13 11 (2.68%) SoftLayer
14 10 (2.44%) IBM
14 10 (2.44%) SaltStack
15 9 (2.20%) Google
16 8 (1.95%) Fidessa
16 8 (1.95%) Reuters
16 8 (1.95%) Bloomberg
17 7 (1.71%) SolarWinds
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago