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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 678 651 586
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -65
Permanent jobs citing Xen 225 230 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 2.16% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 191 203 279
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%

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
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 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
(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 -25 213 £47,500 +11.76% 27
London +39 153 £48,750 +8.33% 11
City of London +29 40 £45,000 - 2
East of England -40 17 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South East -53 15 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire -38 13 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Essex +2 9 £47,500 +11.76%
Berkshire -1 9 £48,750 +4.83% 1
North West -12 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Manchester +5 7 £32,500 -23.52%
West Yorkshire -31 7 £40,000 +15.94% 2
South Yorkshire -18 6 £30,000 -31.03%
Sheffield -28 6 £30,000 -31.03%
Scotland -17 5 £35,000 -14.62%
Glasgow +1 4 - -
Leeds -29 4 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £37,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £37,000 -
Reading -6 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £35,000 -24.32% 6
Cambridge -16 3 £35,000 -22.22% 6
South West - 3 £57,500 - 2
Surrey -4 2 £46,250 +32.14% 3
Somerset - 2 £45,000 - 2
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
Bath - 2 £45,000 - 2
Epsom - 2 £46,250 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Slough +5 1 £50,000 +16.95%

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 363 (79.78%) Linux
2 351 (77.14%) VMware
3 327 (71.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 271 (59.56%) Windows
5 189 (41.54%) Python
6 176 (38.68%) MySQL
7 160 (35.16%) Puppet
8 158 (34.73%) Perl
9 156 (34.29%) Bash Shell
10 155 (34.07%) Apache
11 152 (33.41%) Ruby
12 136 (29.89%) Nagios
13 122 (26.81%) Citrix
14 119 (26.15%) Tomcat
15 118 (25.93%) KVM
16 107 (23.52%) Opscode Chef
17 102 (22.42%) UNIX
17 102 (22.42%) Red Hat
17 102 (22.42%) Firewall
18 97 (21.32%) TCP/IP
18 97 (21.32%) Ubuntu
18 97 (21.32%) nginx
19 96 (21.10%) Cisco
20 93 (20.44%) Active Directory
21 92 (20.22%) Oracle
22 91 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 90 (19.78%) LAMP
24 89 (19.56%) PostgreSQL
25 83 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
26 82 (18.02%) DNS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 155 (34.07%) Apache
2 119 (26.15%) Tomcat
3 97 (21.32%) nginx
4 70 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 50 (10.99%) MS Exchange
6 43 (9.45%) IIS
7 32 (7.03%) WebSphere
8 29 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (6.15%) OpenStack
10 20 (4.40%) CloudStack
11 18 (3.96%) GlassFish
12 17 (3.74%) Jetty
13 16 (3.52%) SharePoint
14 14 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (2.20%) Node.js
17 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
17 3 (0.66%) Lync
18 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.86%) Office 365
4 13 (2.86%) IaaS
5 10 (2.20%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.98%) Joyent
7 7 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (1.32%) SaaS
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.88%) PaaS
11 3 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 102 (22.42%) Firewall
2 97 (21.32%) TCP/IP
3 82 (18.02%) DNS
4 74 (16.26%) SAN
5 68 (14.95%) HTTP
6 59 (12.97%) DHCP
7 44 (9.67%) VPN
8 43 (9.45%) LDAP
9 41 (9.01%) NAS
10 40 (8.79%) VLAN
11 38 (8.35%) BIG-IP
12 36 (7.91%) WAN
13 32 (7.03%) NetScaler
14 29 (6.37%) SSH
15 28 (6.15%) iSCSI
15 28 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 26 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (4.84%) LAN
18 20 (4.40%) HTTPS
19 19 (4.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (38.68%) MySQL
2 89 (19.56%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 48 (10.55%) Hadoop
5 40 (8.79%) SQL Server
5 40 (8.79%) Big Data
6 29 (6.37%) DB2
7 18 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.64%) Redis
8 12 (2.64%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.20%) Riak
10 7 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.88%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) HBase
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.57%) Subversion
3 19 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.96%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.52%) Mercurial
6 10 (2.20%) JIRA
7 9 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.76%) Hudson
9 7 (1.54%) Maven
9 7 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.88%) Bazaar
11 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.22%) Redmine
12 1 (0.22%) JBehave
12 1 (0.22%) JUnit
12 1 (0.22%) Selenium
12 1 (0.22%) JMeter
12 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 53 (11.65%) Finance
2 21 (4.62%) Law
3 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.98%) German Language
4 9 (1.98%) Italian Language
4 9 (1.98%) Turkish Language
5 6 (1.32%) Back Office
5 6 (1.32%) Marketing
6 5 (1.10%) Electronics
6 5 (1.10%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.10%) Games
6 5 (1.10%) Billing
7 4 (0.88%) Retail
8 3 (0.66%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 202 (44.40%) Administrator
2 169 (37.14%) Systems Administrator
3 129 (28.35%) Linux Administrator
4 77 (16.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 54 (11.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 45 (9.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 44 (9.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 44 (9.67%) Architect
8 35 (7.69%) Consultant
9 33 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (5.27%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.74%) Java Consultant
13 17 (3.74%) Middleware Consultant
14 16 (3.52%) Analyst
15 14 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
16 13 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
16 13 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.86%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.78%) LAMP
2 42 (9.23%) Web Services
3 21 (4.62%) .NET
4 19 (4.18%) XML
4 19 (4.18%) ActiveMQ
5 18 (3.96%) Java EE
6 17 (3.74%) Middleware
6 17 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (2.42%) J2EE
8 10 (2.20%) Servlets
9 7 (1.54%) JMX
9 7 (1.54%) HornetQ
10 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.32%) HTML
11 5 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.66%) JSON
12 3 (0.66%) Spring
13 2 (0.44%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.44%) COM
13 2 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.73%) Open Source
2 57 (12.53%) Computer Science
3 38 (8.35%) Clustering
4 20 (4.40%) Replication
5 15 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.86%) iPad
7 12 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.42%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.98%) Blog
9 9 (1.98%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.76%) Celerra
11 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.10%) Telematics
12 5 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.10%) DTV
13 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.66%) Physics
14 3 (0.66%) Device Driver
15 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 363 (79.78%) Linux
2 271 (59.56%) Windows
3 102 (22.42%) UNIX
4 97 (21.32%) Ubuntu
5 91 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 74 (16.26%) CentOS
7 53 (11.65%) Debian
8 45 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (9.01%) Solaris
10 26 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (4.84%) SUSE
13 15 (3.30%) AIX
13 15 (3.30%) Android
14 12 (2.64%) Windows 7
14 12 (2.64%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.98%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.76%) Mac OS
17 5 (1.10%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (18.02%) Configuration Management
3 67 (14.73%) ITIL
3 67 (14.73%) DevOps
4 46 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (6.37%) Load Balancing
8 28 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
9 27 (5.93%) Technical Analysis
10 22 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 21 (4.62%) Business Continuity
12 19 (4.18%) SOA
13 18 (3.96%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (3.08%) Software Engineering
15 13 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
15 13 (2.86%) Migration
16 12 (2.64%) TOGAF
16 12 (2.64%) OO
17 11 (2.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 189 (41.54%) Python
2 158 (34.73%) Perl
3 156 (34.29%) Bash Shell
4 152 (33.41%) Ruby
5 73 (16.04%) Java
6 72 (15.82%) SQL
7 60 (13.19%) PHP
8 40 (8.79%) Shell Script
9 26 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.52%) C
11 7 (1.54%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.88%) Lisp
12 4 (0.88%) Scala
12 4 (0.88%) Haskell
12 4 (0.88%) Erlang
12 4 (0.88%) OCaml
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 61 (13.41%) Degree
2 33 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.18%) MCITP
4 18 (3.96%) LPIC
4 18 (3.96%) RHCE
4 18 (3.96%) Linux+ Certification
5 16 (3.52%) MCSE
6 10 (2.20%) CCNA
6 10 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.98%) MCSA
8 5 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.88%) CCIA
10 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.66%) CCEE
10 3 (0.66%) CCNP
11 2 (0.44%) MCP
11 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.22%) PhD
12 1 (0.22%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.81%) QA
2 8 (1.76%) SLA
3 7 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 327 (71.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (25.93%) KVM
3 93 (20.44%) Active Directory
4 66 (14.51%) Hyper-V
5 42 (9.23%) NFS
6 35 (7.69%) XenServer
7 33 (7.25%) Snort
8 24 (5.27%) vSphere
9 18 (3.96%) Postfix
9 18 (3.96%) Sendmail
10 16 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (3.52%) vCloud
11 12 (2.64%) VirtualBox
11 12 (2.64%) XenApp
12 10 (2.20%) Varnish
13 9 (1.98%) XenDesktop
13 9 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (1.76%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.76%) Samba
14 8 (1.76%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 160 (35.16%) Puppet
2 136 (29.89%) Nagios
3 107 (23.52%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (15.16%) Salt
5 66 (14.51%) ZABBIX
5 66 (14.51%) Cacti
6 57 (12.53%) Ansible
7 29 (6.37%) CFEngine
8 22 (4.84%) Ganglia
9 12 (2.64%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.42%) HAProxy
11 10 (2.20%) Munin
11 10 (2.20%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.98%) Data Guard
13 8 (1.76%) Bcfg2
13 8 (1.76%) Legato
13 8 (1.76%) ARCserve
14 7 (1.54%) SCOM
15 6 (1.32%) SCCM
15 6 (1.32%) Plesk
Vendors
1 351 (77.14%) VMware
2 122 (26.81%) Citrix
3 102 (22.42%) Red Hat
4 96 (21.10%) Cisco
5 92 (20.22%) Oracle
6 78 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 70 (15.38%) JBoss
8 48 (10.55%) NetApp
9 38 (8.35%) HP
10 28 (6.15%) F5
11 25 (5.49%) EMC
12 23 (5.05%) Rackspace
13 13 (2.86%) Dell
14 12 (2.64%) Google
15 11 (2.42%) Reuters
15 11 (2.42%) Bloomberg
15 11 (2.42%) Fidessa
15 11 (2.42%) IBM
15 11 (2.42%) New Relic
15 11 (2.42%) SoftLayer
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Discovery Education
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
SearchTribes
Salary: £25K - £35K + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Plumbee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago