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 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 704 681 657
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Permanent jobs citing Xen 163 183 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 1.73% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 127 155 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
12608 10586 10930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.17% 10.53% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10748 8837 9445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 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
London +8 97 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East of England -9 23 £40,000 - 1
South East -49 21 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Yorkshire -11 16 £40,000 +39.13% 1
North West -19 3 £35,000 -48.14%
South West -9 2 £62,500 -
West Midlands -19 1 £23,000 -34.28%
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 292 (77.25%) VMware
2 277 (73.28%) Linux
3 259 (68.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 214 (56.61%) Windows
5 148 (39.15%) Python
6 138 (36.51%) MySQL
7 133 (35.19%) Puppet
8 119 (31.48%) Nagios
9 118 (31.22%) Perl
9 118 (31.22%) Bash Shell
10 105 (27.78%) Cisco
10 105 (27.78%) Ruby
10 105 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
11 102 (26.98%) KVM
12 90 (23.81%) Citrix
13 83 (21.96%) SAN
14 81 (21.43%) Apache
15 79 (20.90%) UNIX
15 79 (20.90%) Tomcat
15 79 (20.90%) Ubuntu
16 78 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
17 77 (20.37%) Red Hat
18 76 (20.11%) Microsoft
18 76 (20.11%) Firewall
19 75 (19.84%) PostgreSQL
20 73 (19.31%) Active Directory
21 69 (18.25%) LAMP
21 69 (18.25%) Open Source
22 67 (17.72%) Hyper-V
23 66 (17.46%) TCP/IP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (21.43%) Apache
2 79 (20.90%) Tomcat
3 52 (13.76%) nginx
4 41 (10.85%) MS Exchange
5 34 (8.99%) JBoss
6 29 (7.67%) IIS
6 29 (7.67%) OpenStack
7 26 (6.88%) WebLogic
8 23 (6.08%) SharePoint
9 21 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (5.03%) WebSphere
11 16 (4.23%) Jetty
12 11 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (2.65%) CloudStack
14 9 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (1.32%) Node.js
17 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
18 3 (0.79%) Lync
18 3 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 36 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.23%) Office 365
3 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.17%) IaaS
6 11 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.38%) SoftLayer
8 8 (2.12%) PaaS
9 7 (1.85%) Rackspace Cloud
10 6 (1.59%) Google App Engine
10 6 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.06%) Joyent
12 2 (0.53%) Route 53
13 1 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.96%) SAN
2 76 (20.11%) Firewall
3 66 (17.46%) TCP/IP
4 65 (17.20%) DNS
5 41 (10.85%) iSCSI
5 41 (10.85%) NAS
6 40 (10.58%) WAN
6 40 (10.58%) DHCP
7 37 (9.79%) HTTP
7 37 (9.79%) VLAN
8 35 (9.26%) VPN
9 26 (6.88%) MPLS
10 23 (6.08%) LDAP
10 23 (6.08%) Fibre Channel
11 22 (5.82%) BIG-IP
12 20 (5.29%) SSH
13 19 (5.03%) NetScaler
14 18 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (4.76%) LAN
15 16 (4.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (36.51%) MySQL
2 75 (19.84%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (10.58%) Hadoop
4 39 (10.32%) SQL Server
5 37 (9.79%) MongoDB
6 27 (7.14%) Big Data
7 18 (4.76%) DB2
8 11 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.85%) Redis
11 5 (1.32%) Riak
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.79%) HBase
14 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.53%) OLAP
14 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 47 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.73%) Subversion
3 23 (6.08%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.76%) Maven
5 17 (4.50%) Mercurial
6 15 (3.97%) Hudson
7 12 (3.17%) Artifactory
8 11 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.91%) JIRA
9 7 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.06%) Bazaar
12 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 44 (11.64%) Finance
2 13 (3.44%) Law
3 12 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.65%) Marketing
5 5 (1.32%) German Language
5 5 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 5 (1.32%) Turkish Language
5 5 (1.32%) Advertising
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.06%) Banking
6 4 (1.06%) Retail
7 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.26%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 144 (38.10%) Administrator
2 117 (30.95%) Systems Administrator
3 101 (26.72%) Linux Administrator
4 57 (15.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 39 (10.32%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (6.88%) Architect
8 25 (6.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 24 (6.35%) Support Engineer
10 21 (5.56%) Consultant
10 21 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 21 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.03%) Analyst
12 18 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.44%) Network Engineer
14 13 (3.44%) Project Engineer
15 12 (3.17%) Software Engineer
15 12 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
16 11 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.25%) LAMP
2 38 (10.05%) Web Services
3 13 (3.44%) XML
4 10 (2.65%) J2EE
4 10 (2.65%) JMX
4 10 (2.65%) HornetQ
5 9 (2.38%) .NET
6 8 (2.12%) SOAP
6 8 (2.12%) REST
7 7 (1.85%) Middleware
8 6 (1.59%) Servlets
9 4 (1.06%) HTML
10 3 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.53%) CSS
11 2 (0.53%) XMPP
11 2 (0.53%) Memcached
12 1 (0.26%) OSGi
12 1 (0.26%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.25%) Open Source
2 37 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.26%) Clustering
4 17 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.23%) Replication
6 13 (3.44%) iPad
6 13 (3.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.17%) Device Driver
8 10 (2.65%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.32%) Blog
10 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.32%) Telematics
11 4 (1.06%) DTV
11 4 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.79%) Life Science
13 2 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 277 (73.28%) Linux
2 214 (56.61%) Windows
3 79 (20.90%) UNIX
3 79 (20.90%) Ubuntu
4 65 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (14.55%) CentOS
7 37 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (8.20%) Debian
10 24 (6.35%) Solaris
11 19 (5.03%) Windows 7
12 15 (3.97%) Android
13 11 (2.91%) AIX
13 11 (2.91%) SUSE
14 8 (2.12%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.32%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.32%) HPUX
16 4 (1.06%) Fedora
17 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (16.14%) Configuration Management
3 55 (14.55%) DevOps
4 53 (14.02%) Performance Tuning
5 44 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (11.11%) ITIL
7 31 (8.20%) Load Balancing
8 23 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.03%) E-Commerce
9 19 (5.03%) Software Engineering
10 15 (3.97%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (3.17%) Release Management
12 10 (2.65%) Scrum
12 10 (2.65%) Technical Analysis
13 9 (2.38%) Service Management
13 9 (2.38%) Migration
14 8 (2.12%) OOP
14 8 (2.12%) OO
14 8 (2.12%) Business Continuity
14 8 (2.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 148 (39.15%) Python
2 118 (31.22%) Perl
2 118 (31.22%) Bash Shell
3 105 (27.78%) Ruby
4 55 (14.55%) SQL
5 51 (13.49%) PHP
5 51 (13.49%) Shell Script
6 46 (12.17%) Java
7 18 (4.76%) C
8 12 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.59%) C++
9 6 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.06%) Haskell
10 4 (1.06%) Erlang
10 4 (1.06%) OCaml
10 4 (1.06%) Scala
10 4 (1.06%) Lisp
11 1 (0.26%) AWK
11 1 (0.26%) Tcl
11 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (14.02%) Degree
2 38 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (7.94%) MCSE
4 29 (7.67%) CCNA
4 29 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (6.35%) MCSA
6 10 (2.65%) RHCE
6 10 (2.65%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (2.65%) LPIC
6 10 (2.65%) MCITP
6 10 (2.65%) RHCSA
7 8 (2.12%) CCNP
8 6 (1.59%) CISSP
8 6 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.59%) CISA
8 6 (1.59%) CISM
8 6 (1.59%) PCI QSA
9 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) MCP
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.91%) QA
3 8 (2.12%) SLA
4 7 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 259 (68.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (26.98%) KVM
3 73 (19.31%) Active Directory
4 67 (17.72%) Hyper-V
5 37 (9.79%) vSphere
6 36 (9.52%) Snort
7 29 (7.67%) XenServer
8 26 (6.88%) NFS
9 19 (5.03%) VMware ESX
10 18 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (4.50%) XenApp
12 13 (3.44%) VirtualBox
13 10 (2.65%) Postfix
13 10 (2.65%) Sendmail
13 10 (2.65%) Terminal Services
14 8 (2.12%) XenDesktop
15 6 (1.59%) vCloud
15 6 (1.59%) Varnish
16 5 (1.32%) LXC
17 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 133 (35.19%) Puppet
2 119 (31.48%) Nagios
3 105 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (14.81%) ZABBIX
5 52 (13.76%) Cacti
6 45 (11.90%) Salt
7 35 (9.26%) Ansible
8 16 (4.23%) CFEngine
8 16 (4.23%) Ganglia
9 13 (3.44%) Graphite
10 12 (3.17%) Vagrant
11 9 (2.38%) SCCM
11 9 (2.38%) SCOM
12 8 (2.12%) Cobbler
13 7 (1.85%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.85%) Opsview
14 6 (1.59%) Plesk
14 6 (1.59%) Tivoli
15 5 (1.32%) Munin
15 5 (1.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 292 (77.25%) VMware
2 105 (27.78%) Cisco
3 90 (23.81%) Citrix
4 77 (20.37%) Red Hat
5 76 (20.11%) Microsoft
6 64 (16.93%) Oracle
7 32 (8.47%) HP
8 29 (7.67%) EMC
9 28 (7.41%) NetApp
10 23 (6.08%) Dell
11 15 (3.97%) F5
12 13 (3.44%) Rackspace
12 13 (3.44%) IBM
13 12 (3.17%) Wyse
14 11 (2.91%) Google
15 10 (2.65%) Juniper
16 8 (2.12%) Reuters
17 7 (1.85%) Riverbed
18 6 (1.59%) SolarWinds
18 6 (1.59%) SaltStack
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago