The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 188 168 186
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.026% 0.092% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.69% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £32,250 £39,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.35% -43.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Xen
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
679 434 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.67% 13.31% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 598 361 491
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Xen
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Xen Salary Trend in Hampshire

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Fedora
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) CCENT
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Fedora
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCENT
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix