The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 140 125 140
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.041% 0.43% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 4.17% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 26
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
322 216 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.18% 10.38% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 250 178 267
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Xen
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Xen Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Xen
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC