The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 201 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 42 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.097% -
As % of the System Software category 5.73% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 0
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
733 653 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.58% 10.56% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 569 562 384
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Xen
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Xen Salary Trend in the South West

Xen
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Xen Salary Histogram in the South West

Xen
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Bristol - 38 £70,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,250 -
Somerset +4 1 £32,500 - 4
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 60 (88.24%) Git (software)
2 55 (80.88%) Software Engineering
2 55 (80.88%) Ant
2 55 (80.88%) Artifactory
2 55 (80.88%) Docker
3 51 (75.00%) Java
3 51 (75.00%) Python
4 50 (73.53%) VMware
5 48 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (69.12%) LXC
6 47 (69.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (67.65%) Jenkins
8 39 (57.35%) OpenStack
8 39 (57.35%) Clojure
8 39 (57.35%) Scala
8 39 (57.35%) Google App Engine
8 39 (57.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 39 (57.35%) Google
9 38 (55.88%) KVM
10 37 (54.41%) Maven
10 37 (54.41%) Hudson
10 37 (54.41%) Gradle
11 36 (52.94%) Degree
12 30 (44.12%) Oracle
12 30 (44.12%) Web Services
13 29 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (38.24%) SDLC
17 23 (33.82%) HP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 39 (57.35%) OpenStack
2 9 (13.24%) Apache
2 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.76%) nginx
3 8 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 48 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (57.35%) Google App Engine
2 39 (57.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (30.88%) HP Helion
4 20 (29.41%) SaaS
4 20 (29.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (88.24%) Git (software)
2 55 (80.88%) Ant
2 55 (80.88%) Artifactory
3 46 (67.65%) Jenkins
4 37 (54.41%) Maven
4 37 (54.41%) Hudson
4 37 (54.41%) Gradle
5 9 (13.24%) Selenium
General
1 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Software Engineer
2 27 (39.71%) Principal Software Engineer
2 27 (39.71%) Principal Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Development Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (13.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Administrator
7 8 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.12%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) LAMP
3 8 (11.76%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Public Cloud
2 17 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) HACMP
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) UNIX
3 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) AIX
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Software Engineering
2 29 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (38.24%) SDLC
6 21 (30.88%) Data Management
7 18 (26.47%) Mentoring
8 14 (20.59%) OO
9 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.24%) DevOps
10 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.88%) Functional Programming
12 3 (4.41%) ITIL
12 3 (4.41%) Change Management
13 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (2.94%) Software Architecture
13 2 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Python
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 39 (57.35%) Scala
2 39 (57.35%) Clojure
3 9 (13.24%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.76%) Ruby
5 4 (5.88%) Erlang
5 4 (5.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) MCSE
2 2 (2.94%) CCNA
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 55 (80.88%) Docker
2 47 (69.12%) LXC
2 47 (69.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (55.88%) KVM
4 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (13.24%) Vagrant
3 8 (11.76%) Kibana
3 8 (11.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 50 (73.53%) VMware
2 39 (57.35%) Google
3 30 (44.12%) Oracle
4 23 (33.82%) HP
5 21 (30.88%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.47%) Sun
8 1 (1.47%) Veritas
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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