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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 65 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Xen 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.16% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 17.31% 5.04% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 119 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.73% 12.32% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 102 60
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (100.00%) Perl
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Apache
1 15 (100.00%) Python
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 15 (100.00%) Debian
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
1 15 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 15 (100.00%) QA
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (100.00%) XenServer
1 15 (100.00%) nginx
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Percona
3 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (100.00%) Apache
1 15 (100.00%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (100.00%) Administrator
2 12 (80.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 10 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (66.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 10 (66.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Debian
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Perl
1 15 (100.00%) Python
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Percona
2 2 (13.33%) New Relic
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP