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 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 661 660 567
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -93
Permanent jobs citing Xen 213 191 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.86% 1.93% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 187 172 291
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £59,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
11479 9889 11100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.71% 9.95% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9549 8483 9634
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 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 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
London +59 140 £47,500 - 17
East of England -16 25 £47,500 +8.57% 2
South East -62 17 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Yorkshire -30 12 £30,000 -26.38% 3
North West -21 8 £32,500 -23.52%
South West - 6 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -20 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 318 (79.30%) VMware
2 312 (77.81%) Linux
3 296 (73.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 240 (59.85%) Windows
5 171 (42.64%) Python
6 153 (38.15%) MySQL
7 150 (37.41%) Bash Shell
8 144 (35.91%) Perl
9 138 (34.41%) Puppet
10 136 (33.92%) Ruby
11 130 (32.42%) Apache
12 115 (28.68%) Nagios
13 114 (28.43%) Citrix
13 114 (28.43%) Firewall
14 107 (26.68%) KVM
15 103 (25.69%) Cisco
16 102 (25.44%) Red Hat
17 96 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
18 95 (23.69%) nginx
19 91 (22.69%) TCP/IP
19 91 (22.69%) UNIX
20 89 (22.19%) Active Directory
20 89 (22.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 89 (22.19%) Ubuntu
21 82 (20.45%) Microsoft
21 82 (20.45%) Tomcat
22 81 (20.20%) DNS
23 79 (19.70%) LAMP
24 70 (17.46%) Oracle
24 70 (17.46%) Hyper-V

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 130 (32.42%) Apache
2 95 (23.69%) nginx
3 82 (20.45%) Tomcat
4 55 (13.72%) MS Exchange
5 53 (13.22%) WebLogic
6 31 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (7.23%) IIS
7 29 (7.23%) OpenStack
8 23 (5.74%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.99%) CloudStack
10 14 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.75%) Jetty
14 5 (1.25%) SharePoint
15 4 (1.00%) Node.js
16 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
17 2 (0.50%) Lync
18 1 (0.25%) Site Server
18 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.75%) Summit
4 2 (0.50%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (3.24%) IaaS
3 13 (3.24%) Office 365
3 13 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
5 5 (1.25%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.00%) PaaS
7 3 (0.75%) Joyent
7 3 (0.75%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (28.43%) Firewall
2 91 (22.69%) TCP/IP
3 81 (20.20%) DNS
4 68 (16.96%) SAN
5 63 (15.71%) HTTP
6 58 (14.46%) DHCP
7 43 (10.72%) VLAN
8 40 (9.98%) BIG-IP
9 37 (9.23%) VPN
10 33 (8.23%) LDAP
11 32 (7.98%) WAN
12 31 (7.73%) NetScaler
13 30 (7.48%) NAS
14 29 (7.23%) iSCSI
15 28 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (5.74%) SSH
17 18 (4.49%) HTTPS
18 17 (4.24%) FTP
18 17 (4.24%) LAN
19 15 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (38.15%) MySQL
2 65 (16.21%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (10.72%) MongoDB
4 38 (9.48%) SQL Server
5 29 (7.23%) DB2
6 28 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.74%) Redis
7 15 (3.74%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.74%) Big Data
9 8 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.25%) Riak
11 4 (1.00%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 47 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.48%) Subversion
3 17 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.24%) JIRA
4 13 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.99%) Hudson
6 11 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.75%) Maven
9 4 (1.00%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.75%) Redmine
11 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.50%) Selenium
12 1 (0.25%) Ant
12 1 (0.25%) JUnit
12 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.25%) JMeter
12 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.25%) JBehave
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
General
1 48 (11.97%) Finance
2 17 (4.24%) Law
3 14 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.75%) Games
4 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.75%) Marketing
5 6 (1.50%) Electronics
5 6 (1.50%) Back Office
6 5 (1.25%) Billing
7 4 (1.00%) French Language
7 4 (1.00%) German Language
7 4 (1.00%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.00%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.00%) Retail
8 3 (0.75%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (45.39%) Administrator
2 155 (38.65%) Systems Administrator
3 117 (29.18%) Linux Administrator
4 73 (18.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 51 (12.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 42 (10.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 41 (10.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 37 (9.23%) Architect
9 28 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.99%) Analyst
11 17 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) Consultant
13 14 (3.49%) IT Support
13 14 (3.49%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (3.49%) Support Engineer
14 13 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.99%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.70%) LAMP
2 45 (11.22%) Web Services
3 21 (5.24%) XML
3 21 (5.24%) .NET
4 8 (2.00%) HTML
4 8 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (1.50%) J2EE
6 5 (1.25%) Servlets
6 5 (1.25%) JSON
6 5 (1.25%) Spring
7 4 (1.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.75%) REST
9 2 (0.50%) HornetQ
9 2 (0.50%) Memcached
9 2 (0.50%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (0.50%) JMX
9 2 (0.50%) COM
9 2 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.21%) Open Source
2 49 (12.22%) Computer Science
3 30 (7.48%) Clustering
4 23 (5.74%) Replication
5 18 (4.49%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.74%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.74%) Celerra
7 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.50%) iPad
7 6 (1.50%) DTV
8 5 (1.25%) iPhone
8 5 (1.25%) Telematics
8 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.00%) Blog
9 4 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.75%) Physics
11 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 312 (77.81%) Linux
2 240 (59.85%) Windows
3 91 (22.69%) UNIX
4 89 (22.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (22.19%) Ubuntu
5 67 (16.71%) CentOS
6 48 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (10.72%) Debian
8 33 (8.23%) Solaris
9 31 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (4.74%) SUSE
12 17 (4.24%) AIX
13 15 (3.74%) Windows 8
13 15 (3.74%) Windows 7
14 11 (2.74%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.00%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.00%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.25%) HPUX
17 4 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.96%) Configuration Management
2 60 (14.96%) DevOps
3 59 (14.71%) ITIL
3 59 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (7.23%) Load Balancing
7 28 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
7 28 (6.98%) Statistical Analysis
8 26 (6.48%) E-Commerce
9 21 (5.24%) Business Continuity
10 15 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.49%) Software Engineering
11 14 (3.49%) OO
12 13 (3.24%) OOP
12 13 (3.24%) TOGAF
12 13 (3.24%) Knowledge Management
13 12 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (2.74%) Migration
14 11 (2.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 171 (42.64%) Python
2 150 (37.41%) Bash Shell
3 144 (35.91%) Perl
4 136 (33.92%) Ruby
5 65 (16.21%) SQL
6 54 (13.47%) PHP
7 48 (11.97%) Java
8 38 (9.48%) Shell Script
9 31 (7.73%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.99%) C
11 9 (2.24%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.25%) Tcl
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) VBA
12 1 (0.25%) Korn
12 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 52 (12.97%) Degree
2 33 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.74%) MCITP
4 16 (3.99%) MCSE
5 14 (3.49%) LPIC
5 14 (3.49%) Linux+ Certification
5 14 (3.49%) RHCE
6 9 (2.24%) CCNA
6 9 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.24%) MCSA
7 6 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.75%) CCNP
8 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) MCP
9 2 (0.50%) CCA
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PhD
10 1 (0.25%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.23%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) SLA
3 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 296 (73.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (26.68%) KVM
3 89 (22.19%) Active Directory
4 70 (17.46%) Hyper-V
5 36 (8.98%) NFS
6 27 (6.73%) XenServer
7 26 (6.48%) Snort
8 24 (5.99%) vSphere
9 17 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (4.24%) vCloud
10 15 (3.74%) Postfix
10 15 (3.74%) Sendmail
11 13 (3.24%) Varnish
12 10 (2.49%) XenApp
13 9 (2.24%) VMware ESX
13 9 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (2.00%) GPFS
14 8 (2.00%) qmail
14 8 (2.00%) Samba
14 8 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 138 (34.41%) Puppet
2 115 (28.68%) Nagios
3 96 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (17.21%) Salt
5 60 (14.96%) ZABBIX
6 59 (14.71%) Cacti
7 50 (12.47%) Ansible
8 29 (7.23%) CFEngine
9 23 (5.74%) Ganglia
10 15 (3.74%) Vagrant
10 15 (3.74%) HAProxy
11 11 (2.74%) ARCserve
11 11 (2.74%) Legato
11 11 (2.74%) Backup Exec
12 9 (2.24%) Data Guard
13 8 (2.00%) Bcfg2
14 7 (1.75%) SCOM
14 7 (1.75%) StatsD
15 6 (1.50%) Pingdom
15 6 (1.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 318 (79.30%) VMware
2 114 (28.43%) Citrix
3 103 (25.69%) Cisco
4 102 (25.44%) Red Hat
5 82 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 70 (17.46%) Oracle
7 53 (13.22%) JBoss
7 53 (13.22%) NetApp
8 41 (10.22%) HP
9 29 (7.23%) EMC
10 28 (6.98%) F5
11 25 (6.23%) Rackspace
12 14 (3.49%) Dell
12 14 (3.49%) Veritas
13 13 (3.24%) New Relic
14 12 (2.99%) SaltStack
14 12 (2.99%) IBM
15 11 (2.74%) Fidessa
15 11 (2.74%) Reuters
15 11 (2.74%) Bloomberg
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: 25 days holiday, pension, share options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum exceptional bonus scheme, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £19,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago