The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 71 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Xen 2 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 2.50% 7.81% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Xen
Oxfordshire

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

System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 128 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.07% 13.79% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 69 108 90
Average salary £28,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.26% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £30,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Xen
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Xen Salary Trend in Oxford

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (100.00%) Debian
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (100.00%) XenServer
1 14 (100.00%) nginx
2 12 (85.71%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Percona
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (100.00%) Administrator
2 12 (85.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 10 (71.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (71.43%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (71.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 10 (71.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Debian
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Percona
2 2 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards