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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 411 432 376
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -56
Permanent jobs citing Xen 28 17 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.077% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.60% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 46
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
2715 2844 2684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.05% 12.84% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2275 2286 2276
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +27 18 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Hampshire +20 3 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £85,000 -
Surrey +4 1 £41,500 -10.27%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Middlesex - 1 £35,000 -
Sussex - 1 £90,000 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 58 (87.88%) Linux
2 34 (51.52%) Oracle
3 31 (46.97%) DNS
4 29 (43.94%) Relational Database
5 28 (42.42%) VMware
6 27 (40.91%) Perl
6 27 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (39.39%) Windows
8 24 (36.36%) Mentoring
9 20 (30.30%) HTTP
9 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
9 20 (30.30%) Red Hat
9 20 (30.30%) Degree
10 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
10 19 (28.79%) Sun
10 19 (28.79%) Solaris
10 19 (28.79%) Puppet
11 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
11 17 (25.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (25.76%) DevOps
11 17 (25.76%) UNIX
11 17 (25.76%) Tomcat
11 17 (25.76%) Ubuntu
12 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
13 15 (22.73%) Python
14 14 (21.21%) SMTP
14 14 (21.21%) Java
14 14 (21.21%) MySQL
14 14 (21.21%) Ruby
14 14 (21.21%) KVM

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (25.76%) Tomcat
2 13 (19.70%) WebLogic
2 13 (19.70%) Apache
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (19.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) GitHub
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) DNS
2 20 (30.30%) HTTP
2 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 14 (21.21%) SMTP
4 11 (16.67%) BGP
5 10 (15.15%) IMAP
6 8 (12.12%) OSPF
6 8 (12.12%) VLAN
6 8 (12.12%) SAN
7 7 (10.61%) VPN
8 5 (7.58%) DHCP
8 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
9 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
10 3 (4.55%) Network Security
10 3 (4.55%) Firewall
11 2 (3.03%) NAS
11 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.03%) LAN
11 2 (3.03%) WAN
12 1 (1.52%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.21%) MySQL
3 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (19.70%) Essbase
3 13 (19.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Subversion
1 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Maven
3 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 6 (9.09%) Law
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Systems Administrator
1 31 (46.97%) Administrator
2 13 (19.70%) Operations Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Developer
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Middleware
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 13 (19.70%) WebCenter
2 6 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.52%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.61%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (87.88%) Linux
2 26 (39.39%) Windows
3 19 (28.79%) Solaris
4 17 (25.76%) UNIX
4 17 (25.76%) Ubuntu
4 17 (25.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.64%) CentOS
6 7 (10.61%) Debian
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.52%) AIX
10 1 (1.52%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 17 (25.76%) DevOps
3 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.70%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.61%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) SOA
6 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.03%) Open Source
10 1 (1.52%) High Availability
10 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.52%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.52%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Perl
2 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
3 15 (22.73%) Python
4 14 (21.21%) Ruby
4 14 (21.21%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.06%) C
5 4 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) CCNP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCVP
5 1 (1.52%) GCIH
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (21.21%) KVM
3 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (7.58%) XenServer
6 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.06%) XenApp
6 4 (6.06%) Ceph
6 4 (6.06%) iptables
7 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
8 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.52%) LXC
9 1 (1.52%) pfSense
9 1 (1.52%) Kamailio
9 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.06%) Nagios
3 4 (6.06%) Icinga
4 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Oracle
2 28 (42.42%) VMware
3 20 (30.30%) Red Hat
4 19 (28.79%) Sun
5 10 (15.15%) Citrix
6 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.61%) Juniper
8 4 (6.06%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco
10 1 (1.52%) HP
10 1 (1.52%) Dell
10 1 (1.52%) EMC
10 1 (1.52%) Intel
10 1 (1.52%) Wyse
10 1 (1.52%) Mitel
10 1 (1.52%) Acme Packet
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