The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 390 396 401
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Xen 61 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 1.88% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 38
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2585 2396 2384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.01% 10.69% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2115 2001 2076
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -5 7 £55,000 -8.33%
West Sussex - 7 £30,000 - 1
Hampshire -11 6 £39,500 +558.33%
Surrey +5 5 £42,500 +57.40%
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 83 (69.17%) Windows
2 82 (68.33%) VMware
3 79 (65.83%) Linux
4 76 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 51 (42.50%) Citrix
7 47 (39.17%) Firewall
8 43 (35.83%) Hyper-V
9 35 (29.17%) Apache
10 34 (28.33%) MySQL
10 34 (28.33%) EMC
10 34 (28.33%) Red Hat
11 31 (25.83%) NetApp
12 29 (24.17%) SAN
13 28 (23.33%) TCP/IP
14 27 (22.50%) Perl
15 26 (21.67%) Ruby
16 25 (20.83%) Degree
16 25 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (20.83%) Python
17 24 (20.00%) HTTP
17 24 (20.00%) Veritas
18 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
18 23 (19.17%) DNS
18 23 (19.17%) Puppet
19 21 (17.50%) Debian
19 21 (17.50%) SQL
19 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
20 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
21 19 (15.83%) UNIX

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (29.17%) Apache
2 19 (15.83%) nginx
3 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.17%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.50%) Confluence
7 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.50%) IIS
7 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.17%) Firewall
2 29 (24.17%) SAN
3 28 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 24 (20.00%) HTTP
5 23 (19.17%) DNS
6 12 (10.00%) DHCP
7 11 (9.17%) WAN
7 11 (9.17%) LAN
8 10 (8.33%) VPN
9 8 (6.67%) FTP
10 7 (5.83%) NetScaler
10 7 (5.83%) DMZ
10 7 (5.83%) NAS
10 7 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (4.17%) SMTP
12 4 (3.33%) Wireless
12 4 (3.33%) BGP
13 3 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (2.50%) LDAP
13 3 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.33%) MySQL
2 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.17%) DB2
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.67%) Informix
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.67%) Redis
6 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (6.67%) JIRA
3 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) Gradle
5 3 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (2.50%) Hudson
5 3 (2.50%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.50%) Ant
5 3 (2.50%) Selenium
5 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.67%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (5.83%) Marketing
1 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
1 7 (5.83%) Advertising
2 4 (3.33%) French Language
3 3 (2.50%) Electronics
3 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Administrator
2 30 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (19.17%) Linux Administrator
4 22 (18.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (15.00%) Consultant
6 16 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 13 (10.83%) Support Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 10 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
12 6 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
12 6 (5.00%) Team Leader
12 6 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
12 6 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (5.83%) Web Services
3 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (3.33%) Spring
3 4 (3.33%) HTML
3 4 (3.33%) XML
4 3 (2.50%) CPAN
4 3 (2.50%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Replication
1 19 (15.83%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.17%) Clustering
3 12 (10.00%) Celerra
4 3 (2.50%) iPad
4 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.50%) HACMP
4 3 (2.50%) DTV
4 3 (2.50%) Wiki
5 2 (1.67%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (1.67%) iPhone
5 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.67%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 83 (69.17%) Windows
2 79 (65.83%) Linux
3 25 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (17.50%) Debian
5 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (15.83%) UNIX
7 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 9 (7.50%) AIX
9 9 (7.50%) CentOS
10 8 (6.67%) Solaris
11 7 (5.83%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.83%) SUSE
14 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) Time Management
2 15 (12.50%) ITIL
3 12 (10.00%) Information Management
4 11 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.00%) Migration
9 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.17%) Information Security
9 5 (4.17%) Quality Management
9 5 (4.17%) QMS
10 4 (3.33%) Data Management
10 4 (3.33%) Content Management
10 4 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.50%) OO
11 3 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.50%) Perl
2 26 (21.67%) Ruby
3 25 (20.83%) Python
4 21 (17.50%) SQL
5 15 (12.50%) Java
6 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.83%) PHP
8 6 (5.00%) C
9 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.50%) C-shell
11 3 (2.50%) Korn
12 2 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (5.00%) MCSE
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.33%) CCA
5 3 (2.50%) PMP
5 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) VCDX
6 2 (1.67%) CCDE
6 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.67%) CCNA
6 2 (1.67%) CCDA
6 2 (1.67%) CCEE
6 2 (1.67%) CCIA
7 1 (0.83%) CCIE
7 1 (0.83%) PhD
7 1 (0.83%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (35.83%) Hyper-V
3 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
4 18 (15.00%) XenServer
5 16 (13.33%) KVM
6 13 (10.83%) XenDesktop
6 13 (10.83%) XenApp
7 11 (9.17%) VMware ESX
8 10 (8.33%) NFS
9 8 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (5.00%) vSphere
10 6 (5.00%) Varnish
11 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.50%) PowerHA
12 3 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (2.50%) Sendmail
13 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.83%) vCloud
14 1 (0.83%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Puppet
2 17 (14.17%) ARCserve
2 17 (14.17%) Legato
3 3 (2.50%) YUM
3 3 (2.50%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.50%) Nagios
3 3 (2.50%) SCCM
3 3 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.67%) collectd
4 2 (1.67%) StatsD
4 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (68.33%) VMware
2 54 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (42.50%) Citrix
4 34 (28.33%) EMC
4 34 (28.33%) Red Hat
5 31 (25.83%) NetApp
6 24 (20.00%) Veritas
7 15 (12.50%) Oracle
7 15 (12.50%) HP
8 13 (10.83%) Cisco
9 11 (9.17%) Juniper
10 9 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (6.67%) Percona
12 6 (5.00%) AppSense
12 6 (5.00%) Sun
13 4 (3.33%) Apple
13 4 (3.33%) IBM
14 3 (2.50%) F5
14 3 (2.50%) SAP
14 3 (2.50%) Vignette
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