The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 676 696 587
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -109
Permanent jobs citing Xen 226 192 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 1.78% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 199 163 287
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.96% +2.48%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12417 10776 11331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 9.91% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10295 9171 9704
Average salary £40,163 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -14 195 £47,500 - 35
London -10 125 £47,500 -5.00% 17
City of London +15 35 £45,000 -0.55% 6
East of England -6 28 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Essex +23 27 £47,500 +37.68%
South East -33 24 £50,000 +44.92% 4
Berkshire +3 11 £50,000 - 1
Oxford +6 8 £55,000 -24.13%
Oxfordshire 0 8 £55,000 -24.13% 3
South Wales - 8 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 8 £37,500 -
Wales - 8 £37,500 -
North West +10 7 £33,750 +22.72% 2
Reading +7 7 £50,000 +5.26%
South West - 6 £37,500 - 5
Somerset - 5 £37,500 - 3
Manchester - 5 £32,500 - 1
Bath - 5 £37,500 - 3
Chelmsford - 4 £47,500 -
Surrey -7 3 £47,500 +46.15%
Epsom - 3 £47,500 -
Scotland -10 2 £35,000 -7.88% 3
Yorkshire -26 2 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Welwyn Garden City +12 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Slough +7 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Glasgow -14 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -14 1 £50,000 +21.21%
West Midlands -16 1 - -
West Yorkshire -40 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Wiltshire - 1 £72,500 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 356 (77.73%) VMware
2 337 (73.58%) Linux
3 314 (68.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 287 (62.66%) Windows
5 171 (37.34%) Python
6 160 (34.93%) MySQL
7 150 (32.75%) Citrix
8 135 (29.48%) Perl
8 135 (29.48%) Apache
9 133 (29.04%) Ruby
10 126 (27.51%) Puppet
11 122 (26.64%) Firewall
12 116 (25.33%) Active Directory
13 115 (25.11%) Bash Shell
14 110 (24.02%) Microsoft
15 106 (23.14%) KVM
16 101 (22.05%) Nagios
17 98 (21.40%) Tomcat
18 94 (20.52%) UNIX
19 93 (20.31%) TCP/IP
20 91 (19.87%) Cisco
20 91 (19.87%) SAN
21 90 (19.65%) Red Hat
21 90 (19.65%) Hyper-V
22 88 (19.21%) Oracle
23 86 (18.78%) Java
24 84 (18.34%) Opscode Chef
25 83 (18.12%) nginx
26 80 (17.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 76 (16.59%) DNS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 135 (29.48%) Apache
2 98 (21.40%) Tomcat
3 83 (18.12%) nginx
4 73 (15.94%) WebLogic
5 65 (14.19%) MS Exchange
6 38 (8.30%) OpenStack
7 32 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (6.11%) IIS
9 26 (5.68%) GlassFish
10 21 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (4.15%) WebSphere
12 16 (3.49%) CloudStack
13 14 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (1.31%) Node.js
14 6 (1.31%) Lync
15 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.66%) Jetty
15 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 34 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.66%) Summit
4 2 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Line 500
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.84%) Office 365
3 12 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.40%) IaaS
5 9 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.31%) SaaS
7 5 (1.09%) Joyent
8 4 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.66%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 122 (26.64%) Firewall
2 93 (20.31%) TCP/IP
3 91 (19.87%) SAN
4 76 (16.59%) DNS
5 71 (15.50%) HTTP
6 51 (11.14%) DHCP
7 48 (10.48%) BIG-IP
8 46 (10.04%) NAS
9 44 (9.61%) WAN
10 42 (9.17%) VLAN
11 40 (8.73%) VPN
12 34 (7.42%) LDAP
13 33 (7.21%) iSCSI
14 30 (6.55%) LAN
15 28 (6.11%) NetScaler
16 23 (5.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 20 (4.37%) SSH
18 16 (3.49%) SSL
19 15 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
20 14 (3.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (34.93%) MySQL
2 68 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (10.48%) MongoDB
4 45 (9.83%) SQL Server
5 31 (6.77%) Redis
6 30 (6.55%) NoSQL
6 30 (6.55%) Big Data
7 25 (5.46%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.24%) DB2
9 20 (4.37%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.97%) Riak
11 7 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.87%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 35 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.77%) Subversion
3 18 (3.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.06%) Hudson
6 13 (2.84%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.75%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.87%) Maven
9 3 (0.66%) Redmine
10 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.44%) Selenium
11 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.22%) Ant
11 1 (0.22%) JUnit
11 1 (0.22%) JMeter
11 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.22%) JBehave
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
General
1 51 (11.14%) Finance
2 16 (3.49%) Law
3 15 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.53%) Games
4 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.53%) Advertising
4 7 (1.53%) Marketing
5 6 (1.31%) Back Office
5 6 (1.31%) Electronics
6 5 (1.09%) Billing
6 5 (1.09%) Welsh Language
7 4 (0.87%) French Language
7 4 (0.87%) Retail
8 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.44%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 164 (35.81%) Administrator
2 141 (30.79%) Systems Administrator
3 106 (23.14%) Linux Administrator
4 72 (15.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 46 (10.04%) Consultant
6 45 (9.83%) Architect
7 44 (9.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 35 (7.64%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 34 (7.42%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 31 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (5.46%) Analyst
11 25 (5.46%) Middleware Consultant
11 25 (5.46%) Java Consultant
12 22 (4.80%) Infrastructure Architect
13 19 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
15 17 (3.71%) Support Engineer
16 16 (3.49%) IT Support
17 15 (3.28%) Team Leader
18 12 (2.62%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.23%) LAMP
2 30 (6.55%) ActiveMQ
3 28 (6.11%) Web Services
4 26 (5.68%) Java EE
5 25 (5.46%) Middleware
5 25 (5.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 21 (4.59%) .NET
7 16 (3.49%) XML
8 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (1.31%) HTML
11 5 (1.09%) Spring
11 5 (1.09%) JSON
12 4 (0.87%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.66%) J2EE
13 3 (0.66%) Servlets
13 3 (0.66%) REST
14 2 (0.44%) CodeIgniter
14 2 (0.44%) COM
15 1 (0.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 48 (10.48%) Open Source
3 31 (6.77%) Clustering
4 30 (6.55%) Replication
5 28 (6.11%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.28%) Celerra
7 12 (2.62%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.62%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.62%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.40%) iPhone
9 10 (2.18%) iPad
10 9 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.53%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.31%) DTV
13 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.44%) Physics
14 2 (0.44%) Blog
14 2 (0.44%) E-Learning
15 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 337 (73.58%) Linux
2 287 (62.66%) Windows
3 94 (20.52%) UNIX
4 80 (17.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (15.94%) Ubuntu
6 60 (13.10%) CentOS
7 53 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (10.70%) Debian
9 39 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (8.08%) Solaris
11 28 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (5.24%) Windows 8
13 23 (5.02%) Windows 7
14 22 (4.80%) Mac OS X
15 19 (4.15%) AIX
16 17 (3.71%) SUSE
17 9 (1.97%) Windows XP
18 8 (1.75%) HPUX
19 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
20 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.07%) Configuration Management
2 68 (14.85%) ITIL
3 64 (13.97%) DevOps
4 59 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (7.86%) E-Commerce
7 30 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (6.11%) Software Engineering
8 28 (6.11%) Load Balancing
9 27 (5.90%) OO
9 27 (5.90%) SOA
9 27 (5.90%) Technical Architecture
10 26 (5.68%) OOP
10 26 (5.68%) Technical Analysis
11 23 (5.02%) Statistical Analysis
12 22 (4.80%) Service Delivery
13 19 (4.15%) Business Continuity
14 17 (3.71%) Time Management
15 16 (3.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (37.34%) Python
2 135 (29.48%) Perl
3 133 (29.04%) Ruby
4 115 (25.11%) Bash Shell
5 86 (18.78%) Java
6 69 (15.07%) SQL
7 48 (10.48%) PHP
8 40 (8.73%) PowerShell
9 28 (6.11%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.49%) C
11 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.09%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) Tcl
13 1 (0.22%) VB
13 1 (0.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.22%) C++
13 1 (0.22%) Korn
13 1 (0.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 54 (11.79%) Degree
2 31 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.15%) MCSE
4 16 (3.49%) MCITP
5 12 (2.62%) LPIC
5 12 (2.62%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (2.62%) RHCE
6 10 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (1.97%) MCSA
8 8 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.75%) CCNA
9 7 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.31%) CCA
11 5 (1.09%) CCIA
11 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.87%) CCEE
12 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.66%) CCNP
14 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.11%) QA
2 10 (2.18%) SLA
3 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 314 (68.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (25.33%) Active Directory
3 106 (23.14%) KVM
4 90 (19.65%) Hyper-V
5 40 (8.73%) NFS
6 30 (6.55%) XenServer
7 26 (5.68%) Varnish
8 25 (5.46%) vSphere
8 25 (5.46%) XenApp
9 17 (3.71%) vCloud
9 17 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (3.49%) XenDesktop
11 15 (3.28%) Snort
12 13 (2.84%) Postfix
12 13 (2.84%) Sendmail
13 12 (2.62%) VMware ESX
14 11 (2.40%) Terminal Services
15 10 (2.18%) qmail
16 9 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (1.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 126 (27.51%) Puppet
2 101 (22.05%) Nagios
3 84 (18.34%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (15.07%) Salt
5 46 (10.04%) ZABBIX
6 43 (9.39%) Cacti
7 41 (8.95%) Ansible
8 29 (6.33%) Vagrant
8 29 (6.33%) HAProxy
9 24 (5.24%) CFEngine
10 20 (4.37%) StatsD
11 17 (3.71%) logstash
11 17 (3.71%) collectd
11 17 (3.71%) ARCserve
11 17 (3.71%) Legato
11 17 (3.71%) Ganglia
12 13 (2.84%) SCOM
13 11 (2.40%) Backup Exec
13 11 (2.40%) SCCM
14 9 (1.97%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 356 (77.73%) VMware
2 150 (32.75%) Citrix
3 110 (24.02%) Microsoft
4 91 (19.87%) Cisco
5 90 (19.65%) Red Hat
6 88 (19.21%) Oracle
7 75 (16.38%) JBoss
8 64 (13.97%) NetApp
9 44 (9.61%) EMC
10 42 (9.17%) HP
11 33 (7.21%) Rackspace
12 25 (5.46%) SaltStack
12 25 (5.46%) Veritas
13 24 (5.24%) F5
14 15 (3.28%) Dell
15 12 (2.62%) Bloomberg
16 11 (2.40%) Reuters
16 11 (2.40%) IBM
16 11 (2.40%) Fidessa
17 10 (2.18%) New Relic
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago