The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 699 699 656
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Permanent jobs citing Xen 215 223 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 1.83% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 166 175 193
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13082 12177 10836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.79% 10.19% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10719 10214 9057
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £41,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xen
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen within the UK.

Xen Salary Trend in the UK

Xen
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 within the UK.

Xen Salary Histogram in the UK

Xen
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England +41 211 £50,000 +11.11% 29
London +83 130 £57,500 +26.37% 13
City of London +54 30 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South East -30 28 £40,000 -20.00% 5
South West -1 22 £42,500 -22.72% 5
East of England +27 20 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Sussex +5 19 £40,000 - 3
Brighton +10 18 £40,000 - 3
Bristol +4 16 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Cambridgeshire - 10 £38,564 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 9 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -3 8 £20,000 -50.00% 3
Cambridge - 8 £38,564 - 1
Sidcup - 8 £45,250 -
Leeds +16 6 £20,000 -50.00% 3
West Yorkshire +13 6 £20,000 -50.00% 3
Bournemouth -9 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dorset -14 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire -29 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Reading -26 4 £50,000 - 1
Watford - 4 £46,250 -
York +22 2 - -
North Yorkshire +19 2 - -
Surrey +10 2 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -16 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Ealing - 2 - - 2
West Lothian - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £32,500 -
Linlithgow - 2 - -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 288 (75.59%) VMware
2 244 (64.04%) Linux
3 240 (62.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 201 (52.76%) Windows
5 146 (38.32%) Cisco
6 133 (34.91%) KVM
7 118 (30.97%) Python
8 117 (30.71%) Citrix
9 116 (30.45%) SAN
10 115 (30.18%) Hyper-V
11 111 (29.13%) Active Directory
12 108 (28.35%) MySQL
13 102 (26.77%) Perl
14 101 (26.51%) DNS
15 95 (24.93%) Finance
16 92 (24.15%) Microsoft
17 87 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 87 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
18 85 (22.31%) Apache
19 83 (21.78%) Oracle
19 83 (21.78%) Java
20 82 (21.52%) Red Hat
21 81 (21.26%) Puppet
22 80 (21.00%) UNIX
22 80 (21.00%) Firewall
23 79 (20.73%) HTTP
24 76 (19.95%) Ruby
25 75 (19.69%) NAS
25 75 (19.69%) Tomcat
26 74 (19.42%) Amazon AWS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 85 (22.31%) Apache
2 75 (19.69%) Tomcat
3 73 (19.16%) MS Exchange
4 54 (14.17%) IIS
5 43 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (8.92%) WebSphere
7 33 (8.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 32 (8.40%) Oracle Coherence
8 32 (8.40%) OpenStack
9 30 (7.87%) nginx
10 27 (7.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 27 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (5.77%) JBoss
12 21 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (3.94%) Lync
14 8 (2.10%) Commerce Server
15 7 (1.84%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 36 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.04%) MS Office
3 7 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) RMDS
2 9 (2.36%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.79%) Magento
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (6.04%) PaaS
4 18 (4.72%) IaaS
5 17 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (3.67%) Route 53
6 14 (3.67%) Google App Engine
7 13 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (2.89%) GitHub
8 11 (2.89%) Office 365
9 10 (2.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.36%) SaaS
11 7 (1.84%) HP Helion
11 7 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.84%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.79%) Sumo Logic
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 116 (30.45%) SAN
2 101 (26.51%) DNS
3 80 (21.00%) Firewall
4 79 (20.73%) HTTP
5 75 (19.69%) NAS
6 67 (17.59%) iSCSI
7 64 (16.80%) WAN
8 58 (15.22%) LAN
9 49 (12.86%) TCP/IP
10 45 (11.81%) VLAN
11 43 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
12 39 (10.24%) DHCP
13 38 (9.97%) VPN
14 36 (9.45%) SMTP
15 34 (8.92%) Multicast
16 31 (8.14%) FCoE
16 31 (8.14%) Network Security
17 24 (6.30%) BGP
18 23 (6.04%) MPLS
19 20 (5.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (28.35%) MySQL
2 38 (9.97%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.72%) MariaDB
7 17 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.89%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.89%) HBase
9 9 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.10%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.31%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.31%) Big Data
13 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.79%) OLTP
14 3 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 61 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.34%) Jenkins
3 30 (7.87%) Maven
4 24 (6.30%) Artifactory
5 20 (5.25%) Subversion
6 18 (4.72%) Hudson
7 16 (4.20%) Ant
8 11 (2.89%) Gradle
9 10 (2.62%) JIRA
10 9 (2.36%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.57%) Selenium
12 4 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.52%) Grunt
14 1 (0.26%) MSI
14 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 95 (24.93%) Finance
2 20 (5.25%) Advertising
2 20 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.41%) Marketing
4 10 (2.62%) Games
5 4 (1.05%) Electronics
5 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.05%) iGaming
6 3 (0.79%) Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Front Office
8 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (25.98%) Systems Administrator
1 99 (25.98%) Administrator
2 49 (12.86%) Linux Administrator
2 49 (12.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 39 (10.24%) Architect
4 34 (8.92%) Infrastructure Architect
5 33 (8.66%) Support Engineer
6 32 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (8.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 31 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (6.82%) Analyst
9 23 (6.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 23 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (5.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.25%) Lead Architect
11 19 (4.99%) Consultant
11 19 (4.99%) Desktop Engineer
12 18 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 18 (4.72%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.45%) Web Services
1 36 (9.45%) Middleware
2 18 (4.72%) HTML
3 16 (4.20%) LAMP
4 14 (3.67%) XML
5 12 (3.15%) .NET
6 11 (2.89%) XSLT
6 11 (2.89%) Rendezvous
6 11 (2.89%) Ultra Messaging
7 9 (2.36%) REST
7 9 (2.36%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (1.57%) COM
9 5 (1.31%) POSIX
9 5 (1.31%) HTML5
10 4 (1.05%) SOAP
11 3 (0.79%) Alternative PHP Cache
11 3 (0.79%) Servlets
12 2 (0.52%) Lucene
12 2 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
12 2 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.14%) Blackberry
3 23 (6.04%) Clustering
4 22 (5.77%) Replication
5 21 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.25%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.25%) Open Source
7 17 (4.46%) Public Cloud
8 12 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (2.62%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.36%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.57%) Life Science
12 6 (1.57%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.57%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.31%) Physics
13 5 (1.31%) Informatics
13 5 (1.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 244 (64.04%) Linux
2 201 (52.76%) Windows
3 87 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (21.00%) UNIX
5 56 (14.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (13.39%) Solaris
6 51 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (12.60%) CentOS
8 46 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (11.81%) Ubuntu
10 37 (9.71%) Windows 7
11 31 (8.14%) Debian
12 12 (3.15%) Amazon Linux
13 8 (2.10%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.05%) AIX
15 1 (0.26%) VMS
15 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.44%) DevOps
3 46 (12.07%) Configuration Management
4 44 (11.55%) Load Balancing
5 41 (10.76%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (9.45%) ITIL
8 31 (8.14%) Benchmarking
9 27 (7.09%) E-Commerce
10 26 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (6.30%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.99%) Mentoring
13 17 (4.46%) OO
14 16 (4.20%) Change Management
15 14 (3.67%) Service Management
15 14 (3.67%) People Management
15 14 (3.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (3.41%) Release Management
17 12 (3.15%) ITSM
17 12 (3.15%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (30.97%) Python
2 102 (26.77%) Perl
3 83 (21.78%) Java
4 76 (19.95%) Ruby
5 66 (17.32%) Bash Shell
6 48 (12.60%) Shell Script
7 47 (12.34%) PHP
8 46 (12.07%) SQL
9 29 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.99%) JavaScript
11 16 (4.20%) C
12 13 (3.41%) Scala
12 13 (3.41%) Clojure
13 6 (1.57%) C++
14 5 (1.31%) Go
14 5 (1.31%) R
14 5 (1.31%) Haskell
15 4 (1.05%) AWK
16 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (12.60%) Degree
2 38 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (9.97%) MCSE
3 35 (9.19%) MCSA
4 29 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (6.82%) CCNA
6 11 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.62%) CCNP
8 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) RHCE
10 4 (1.05%) MCP
10 4 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.79%) CISSP
11 3 (0.79%) LPIC
12 2 (0.52%) CCVP
12 2 (0.52%) GCIH
13 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.26%) CCIE
13 1 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.61%) PCI DSS
2 19 (4.99%) SLA
3 18 (4.72%) QA
4 5 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 240 (62.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (34.91%) KVM
3 115 (30.18%) Hyper-V
4 111 (29.13%) Active Directory
5 49 (12.86%) NFS
6 44 (11.55%) XenApp
7 37 (9.71%) vSphere
8 35 (9.19%) VMware ESX
9 31 (8.14%) SRDF
10 27 (7.09%) XenServer
10 27 (7.09%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (6.04%) Docker
12 22 (5.77%) LXC
13 14 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (3.41%) iptables
15 9 (2.36%) Apache Flume
16 8 (2.10%) XenDesktop
17 7 (1.84%) Terminal Services
17 7 (1.84%) Sendmail
17 7 (1.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 81 (21.26%) Puppet
2 69 (18.11%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (16.01%) Nagios
4 24 (6.30%) ZABBIX
5 16 (4.20%) Vagrant
6 12 (3.15%) Graphite
7 11 (2.89%) logstash
7 11 (2.89%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (2.62%) SCCM
8 10 (2.62%) Salt
8 10 (2.62%) StatsD
8 10 (2.62%) Graylog
8 10 (2.62%) Linux-HA
9 9 (2.36%) Opsview
10 8 (2.10%) SCOM
10 8 (2.10%) Cacti
11 6 (1.57%) WSUS
11 6 (1.57%) Cobbler
11 6 (1.57%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 288 (75.59%) VMware
2 146 (38.32%) Cisco
3 117 (30.71%) Citrix
4 92 (24.15%) Microsoft
5 83 (21.78%) Oracle
6 82 (21.52%) Red Hat
7 63 (16.54%) NetApp
8 54 (14.17%) HP
9 46 (12.07%) EMC
10 39 (10.24%) IBM
11 38 (9.97%) Intel
12 34 (8.92%) Juniper
13 25 (6.56%) Wyse
14 22 (5.77%) Reuters
15 20 (5.25%) Riverbed
16 19 (4.99%) Dell
17 18 (4.72%) FactSet
18 17 (4.46%) Rackspace
18 17 (4.46%) Google
19 13 (3.41%) Veritas
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Search Crawley IT
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ealing, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £37,620
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Urban Network UK Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: 13 days ago