The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
UK
Rank 646 685 769
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +84
Permanent jobs citing Xen 201 275 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 2.24% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 173 252 173
Median salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -

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
10301 12302 13513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 12.20% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8546 10440 11366
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 198 £62,500 +31.57% 17
London +46 96 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Yorkshire +26 39 £57,500 +35.29% 2
West Yorkshire +28 34 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Leeds +27 34 £67,500 +58.82% 2
South East +42 25 £58,750 +42.42% 3
North West -4 18 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Manchester -20 18 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Berkshire +52 15 £65,000 +100.00%
Slough - 11 £62,500 -
City of London +31 8 £61,250 -12.50%
South Yorkshire +16 8 £57,500 -4.16%
Sheffield +13 8 £57,500 -4.16%
South West +7 7 £47,500 -32.14% 2
East of England -10 7 £70,000 +62.79% 1
Kent - 6 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -20 4 £80,000 +86.04%
Cambridge -21 4 £80,000 +86.04%
Abingdon - 4 - -
Reading +38 3 - -
Scotland +25 3 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East Midlands +4 3 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Devon - 2 £33,000 -
Essex - 2 £52,148 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Xen.

1 335 (85.24%) Linux
2 228 (58.02%) VMware
3 223 (56.74%) Puppet
4 218 (55.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 217 (55.22%) Python
6 200 (50.89%) Oracle
6 200 (50.89%) DevOps
7 198 (50.38%) Windows
8 195 (49.62%) Opscode Chef
9 193 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (44.02%) Bash Shell
11 162 (41.22%) Continuous Integration
12 159 (40.46%) Ruby
13 158 (40.20%) SQL
14 156 (39.69%) Firewall
15 154 (39.19%) Amazon AWS
16 148 (37.66%) OpenStack
17 134 (34.10%) Unix
18 133 (33.84%) vSphere
19 128 (32.57%) XenServer
19 128 (32.57%) Shell Script
20 127 (32.32%) CloudStack
20 127 (32.32%) KVM
20 127 (32.32%) Ansible
21 122 (31.04%) WebSphere
22 117 (29.77%) Scrum
23 116 (29.52%) Configuration Management
23 116 (29.52%) DSDM
24 114 (29.01%) EnterpriseDB
25 112 (28.50%) Jenkins

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 148 (37.66%) OpenStack
2 127 (32.32%) CloudStack
3 122 (31.04%) WebSphere
4 96 (24.43%) Apache
5 70 (17.81%) JBoss
6 67 (17.05%) WebLogic
7 59 (15.01%) Tomcat
8 56 (14.25%) IIS
9 54 (13.74%) Oracle Coherence
10 44 (11.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 29 (7.38%) nginx
12 28 (7.12%) DataSynapse
13 25 (6.36%) MS Exchange
14 15 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (2.54%) lighttpd
17 9 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (2.29%) Skype for Business
18 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
19 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (7.12%) RMDS
2 3 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 154 (39.19%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.05%) Office 365
4 12 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.54%) IaaS
5 10 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (2.54%) SoftLayer
6 9 (2.29%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.78%) PaaS
9 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.27%) CloudFront
10 5 (1.27%) G Suite
11 4 (1.02%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (1.02%) Google App Engine
11 4 (1.02%) SaaS
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 156 (39.69%) Firewall
2 83 (21.12%) SAN
3 81 (20.61%) WAN
4 77 (19.59%) NAS
5 74 (18.83%) LAN
6 58 (14.76%) iSCSI
7 54 (13.74%) FCoE
7 54 (13.74%) Fibre Channel
7 54 (13.74%) Multicast
8 50 (12.72%) HTTP
8 50 (12.72%) TCP/IP
9 33 (8.40%) DNS
10 16 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (3.82%) Internet
11 15 (3.82%) SSL
12 14 (3.56%) VPN
13 9 (2.29%) LDAP
13 9 (2.29%) VoIP
14 8 (2.04%) DHCP
14 8 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.58%) MySQL
2 43 (10.94%) Hadoop
3 42 (10.69%) SQL Server
4 38 (9.67%) HBase
5 21 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.07%) DB2
6 16 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.07%) OLAP
6 16 (4.07%) OLTP
6 16 (4.07%) Oracle OLAP
7 12 (3.05%) Redis
8 11 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.04%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.02%) Big Data
14 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 112 (28.50%) Jenkins
2 88 (22.39%) Git (software)
3 62 (15.78%) TeamCity
4 52 (13.23%) Subversion
5 17 (4.33%) Vagrant
6 15 (3.82%) Travis CI
7 14 (3.56%) JIRA
8 8 (2.04%) GitLab
9 7 (1.78%) JMeter
10 6 (1.53%) GoCD
11 5 (1.27%) Hudson
11 5 (1.27%) Maven
12 4 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.02%) Selenium
13 3 (0.76%) Ant
13 3 (0.76%) GCC
13 3 (0.76%) Gradle
13 3 (0.76%) Grunt
13 3 (0.76%) gulp
13 3 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (19.34%) Finance
2 21 (5.34%) Banking
3 19 (4.83%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.56%) Retail
5 13 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.53%) Games
6 6 (1.53%) Legal
7 4 (1.02%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Billing
8 3 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 145 (36.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (16.79%) Architect
3 54 (13.74%) Infrastructure Architect
4 49 (12.47%) Administrator
5 43 (10.94%) Linux Administrator
5 43 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
5 43 (10.94%) Platform Engineer
6 42 (10.69%) Systems Administrator
7 39 (9.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 39 (9.92%) Technical Architect
8 38 (9.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 38 (9.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (6.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 18 (4.58%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.33%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.07%) .NET
2 50 (12.72%) Middleware
3 39 (9.92%) LAMP
4 32 (8.14%) HTML
5 31 (7.89%) XML
6 28 (7.12%) Rendezvous
6 28 (7.12%) Ultra Messaging
6 28 (7.12%) XSLT
7 16 (4.07%) Web Services
8 8 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (1.27%) jQuery
10 5 (1.27%) Kafka
10 5 (1.27%) REST
11 4 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (1.02%) Node.js
11 4 (1.02%) Servlets
12 3 (0.76%) CSS
12 3 (0.76%) FreeSWITCH
12 3 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.78%) Replication
5 6 (1.53%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.27%) Clustering
7 4 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.02%) iPad
7 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.02%) User Experience
7 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.76%) Fintech
8 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 335 (85.24%) Linux
2 198 (50.38%) Windows
3 134 (34.10%) Unix
4 73 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (15.78%) Solaris
6 39 (9.92%) CentOS
7 37 (9.41%) Ubuntu
8 34 (8.65%) Debian
9 30 (7.63%) Windows Server
10 24 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (3.05%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.27%) AIX
15 5 (1.27%) HPUX
15 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
16 4 (1.02%) Android
16 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (50.89%) DevOps
2 193 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (41.22%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (29.77%) Scrum
5 116 (29.52%) Configuration Management
5 116 (29.52%) DSDM
6 87 (22.14%) RUP
7 84 (21.37%) ITIL
8 81 (20.61%) Performance Tuning
9 59 (15.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 54 (13.74%) Benchmarking
11 44 (11.20%) OWASP
12 31 (7.89%) Load Balancing
13 27 (6.87%) Auto-Scaling
14 23 (5.85%) Data Protection
15 22 (5.60%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (5.60%) Open Source
16 21 (5.34%) High Availability
17 20 (5.09%) Build Automation
17 20 (5.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 217 (55.22%) Python
2 173 (44.02%) Bash Shell
3 159 (40.46%) Ruby
4 158 (40.20%) SQL
5 128 (32.57%) Shell Script
6 56 (14.25%) Java
7 53 (13.49%) Perl
8 45 (11.45%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.11%) PHP
10 15 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.29%) C++
12 8 (2.04%) Go
13 6 (1.53%) C
14 4 (1.02%) C#
14 4 (1.02%) Scala
15 3 (0.76%) Erlang
16 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.51%) AWK
16 2 (0.51%) Clojure
16 2 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 36 (9.16%) Degree
2 21 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.09%) CCNA
4 16 (4.07%) CEH
4 16 (4.07%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (4.07%) Security+ Certification
5 8 (2.04%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.53%) CISSP
8 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.27%) MCSE
8 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.02%) MCSA
10 3 (0.76%) CCNP
10 3 (0.76%) CCSA
10 3 (0.76%) CCSE
10 3 (0.76%) CISA
10 3 (0.76%) CISM
10 3 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.04%) SLA
2 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.02%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
5 1 (0.25%) GCP
5 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 218 (55.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (33.84%) vSphere
3 128 (32.57%) XenServer
4 127 (32.32%) KVM
5 99 (25.19%) Hyper-V
6 58 (14.76%) NFS
7 54 (13.74%) Oracle RAC
7 54 (13.74%) SRDF
8 49 (12.47%) Docker
9 32 (8.14%) QEMU
10 30 (7.63%) Active Directory
11 18 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (3.31%) Varnish
13 12 (3.05%) VirtualBox
14 8 (2.04%) XenApp
15 7 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (1.53%) VMware ESX
16 6 (1.53%) XenDesktop
17 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
18 4 (1.02%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 223 (56.74%) Puppet
2 195 (49.62%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (32.32%) Ansible
4 105 (26.72%) Cobbler
5 94 (23.92%) Tivoli
6 52 (13.23%) Salt
7 42 (10.69%) Nagios
8 40 (10.18%) Terraform
9 25 (6.36%) Kubernetes
10 22 (5.60%) Mesos
11 20 (5.09%) ZABBIX
12 12 (3.05%) HAProxy
13 10 (2.54%) SCCM
14 8 (2.04%) Packer
15 6 (1.53%) Graphite
16 5 (1.27%) rkt
16 5 (1.27%) WSUS
17 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
17 3 (0.76%) WMI
18 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 228 (58.02%) VMware
2 200 (50.89%) Oracle
3 114 (29.01%) EnterpriseDB
4 102 (25.95%) Cisco
4 102 (25.95%) Microsoft
5 87 (22.14%) Red Hat
6 65 (16.54%) NetApp
7 58 (14.76%) EMC
8 56 (14.25%) Intel
9 46 (11.70%) IBM
10 38 (9.67%) Sybase
11 31 (7.89%) Citrix
12 29 (7.38%) SaltStack
13 28 (7.12%) TIBCO
14 18 (4.58%) Juniper
15 17 (4.33%) HP
16 16 (4.07%) Sophos
17 12 (3.05%) Google
18 10 (2.54%) Rackspace
19 7 (1.78%) Symantec
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable plus benefits in ad
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Home based with travel to Nottingham
Northgate Public Services
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Remote working
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago