The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 62 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Xen 26 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.21% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 11.93% 3.41% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 2
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -51.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £70,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.96% +2.48%
System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
218 176 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.54% 15.45% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 190 148 165
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Xen
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 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
Chelmsford - 4 £47,500 -
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (100.00%) UNIX
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
1 35 (100.00%) Firewall
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
1 35 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (62.86%) Technical Analysis
3 16 (45.71%) NetApp
3 16 (45.71%) Apache
4 5 (14.29%) AIX
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Finance
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (45.71%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Administrator
2 34 (97.14%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) UNIX
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 35 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix