The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 431 373 415
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +42
Permanent jobs citing Xen 15 60 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 2.24% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 52 22
Average salary £46,250 £41,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.80% -5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,750 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £64,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
Xen
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2838 2682 2715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.12% 12.41% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2257 2355
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Xen
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Xen Salary Trend in the South East

Xen
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in the South East

Xen
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Berkshire -12 7 £62,500 +21.95% 3
Hampshire -3 4 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £47,500 -33.33%
Surrey -18 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 30 (71.43%) VMware
3 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (50.00%) Citrix
5 20 (47.62%) Windows
5 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) Apache
7 16 (38.10%) MySQL
8 15 (35.71%) XenServer
9 14 (33.33%) Perl
9 14 (33.33%) Python
9 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 14 (33.33%) Ruby
10 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
11 12 (28.57%) HTTP
12 11 (26.19%) Debian
12 11 (26.19%) nginx
13 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
14 9 (21.43%) QA
14 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (21.43%) PHP
15 8 (19.05%) Firewall
16 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
16 7 (16.67%) DevOps
17 6 (14.29%) Degree
17 6 (14.29%) LAMP
17 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (38.10%) Apache
2 11 (26.19%) nginx
3 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Office 365
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) HTTP
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 3 (7.14%) SSL
5 3 (7.14%) FTP
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.76%) VLAN
6 2 (4.76%) SSH
6 2 (4.76%) Telnet
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) IPv4
6 2 (4.76%) IPv6
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (30.95%) Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Web Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) LAMP
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (4.76%) Memcached
3 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Celerra
2 4 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) VHDL
4 1 (2.38%) Verilog
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Debian
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX
8 3 (7.14%) Fedora
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.38%) zOS
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) DevOps
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Time Management
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.52%) Information Management
4 3 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) OO
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Perl
1 14 (33.33%) Python
1 14 (33.33%) Ruby
2 9 (21.43%) PHP
3 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PhD
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) CCEE
4 1 (2.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (35.71%) XenServer
3 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.90%) XenApp
6 4 (9.52%) vSphere
6 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.38%) Firmware
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.38%) KVM
9 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Plesk
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Legato
2 4 (9.52%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Citrix
3 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle
7 4 (9.52%) Veritas
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) SAP
9 2 (4.76%) Percona
9 2 (4.76%) New Relic
9 2 (4.76%) AppSense
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco
9 2 (4.76%) IBM
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
10 1 (2.38%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.38%) FalconStor
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