The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 96 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.51% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 3.26% 2.03% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £35,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.38% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Xen
East of 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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
215 148 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.56% 13.68% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 164 121 124
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Xen
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Xen Salary Trend in Essex

Xen
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Essex

Xen
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
Colchester - 1 £35,500 -
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) NetApp
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) IBM
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) SCOM
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Apache
8 2 (12.50%) Logistics

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (56.25%) Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Team Leader
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix