The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 81 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.77% 0.50% -
As % of the System Software category 11.48% 5.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
61 93 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.67% 9.27% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Oxford

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Apache
3 11 (61.11%) Ruby
3 11 (61.11%) Debian
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (61.11%) Perl
3 11 (61.11%) HTTP
3 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 11 (61.11%) XenServer
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (55.56%) nginx
5 8 (44.44%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Puppet
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 5 (27.78%) QMS
8 5 (27.78%) JIRA
8 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) Information Security
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 10 (55.56%) nginx
3 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Administrator
2 12 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 12 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 9 (50.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Debian
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
1 5 (27.78%) QMS
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
1 11 (61.11%) Python
1 11 (61.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) XenServer
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Percona
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