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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 91 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 8 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 1.11% -
As % of the System Software category 5.48% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
146 195 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.61% 16.71% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 111 160 131
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £28,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 October 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 20 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
Colchester - 1 £35,500 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 -
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 37 (97.37%) VMware
2 37 (97.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (94.74%) UNIX
3 36 (94.74%) Linux
3 36 (94.74%) Cisco
4 19 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
5 15 (39.47%) NetApp
6 14 (36.84%) Apache
7 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
10 3 (7.89%) AIX
10 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
11 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (5.26%) Citrix
11 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
12 1 (2.63%) HP
12 1 (2.63%) Dell
12 1 (2.63%) EMC
12 1 (2.63%) SAN
12 1 (2.63%) IBM
12 1 (2.63%) SQL
12 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
12 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
12 1 (2.63%) DHCP
12 1 (2.63%) DNS
12 1 (2.63%) Logistics
12 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (36.84%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Systems Administrator
2 33 (86.84%) Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) Team Leader
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 36 (94.74%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
3 1 (2.63%) Logistics
3 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
System Software
1 37 (97.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) VMware
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) NetApp
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EMC