The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 116 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.068% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 6.09% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £47,500 £71,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
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 Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
158 197 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.74% 10.93% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 137 166 199
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Xen
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Xen Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (90.00%) XenServer
2 9 (90.00%) nginx
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Apache
2 9 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) Debian
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Percona
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) New Relic
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (90.00%) nginx
1 9 (90.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (90.00%) Administrator
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Debian
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) XenServer
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Percona
4 2 (20.00%) New Relic
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle