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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 677 771 781
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +10
Permanent jobs citing Xen 278 171 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 1.32% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 257 150 144
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -9.57%

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
12147 12987 10844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.97% 12.42% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10318 10968 8957
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +111 270 £49,500 +10.00% 35
London -7 97 £55,000 +22.22% 9
South East +19 49 £45,000 +5.26% 7
East of England +38 47 £43,000 +7.50% 4
Cambridgeshire +32 36 £43,000 +10.96% 2
Cambridge +32 34 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Yorkshire +31 32 £42,500 +73.46% 6
West Yorkshire +24 30 £42,500 +17.24% 6
Leeds +15 29 £42,500 +30.76% 6
South West - 24 £70,000 - 2
Surrey +19 23 £47,500 +11.76%
Bristol - 22 £70,000 - 2
City of London +48 15 £60,000 +71.42% 2
West Midlands - 12 £33,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Hounslow +3 11 £52,500 +50.00%
Berkshire +9 10 £32,500 -53.57% 5
East Sussex +12 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Brighton +9 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Manchester +20 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
North West +6 7 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Coventry - 7 £33,500 -
Hampshire +16 6 £29,000 -10.07%
Woking - 6 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 6 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 5 £29,000 -
Borehamwood - 5 - - 2
Birmingham - 5 £27,500 - 1
Reading - 4 £61,250 - 5
Redhill - 3 £32,000 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 406 (76.46%) Linux
2 311 (58.57%) VMware
3 298 (56.12%) Windows
4 285 (53.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 195 (36.72%) Firewall
6 168 (31.64%) KVM
7 164 (30.89%) Python
8 154 (29.00%) Amazon AWS
9 152 (28.63%) DevOps
10 150 (28.25%) Bash Shell
11 146 (27.50%) Citrix
11 146 (27.50%) Puppet
12 142 (26.74%) Windows Server
12 142 (26.74%) Unix
13 139 (26.18%) Microsoft
14 134 (25.24%) Active Directory
15 130 (24.48%) DNS
16 127 (23.92%) Java
17 122 (22.98%) Oracle
18 118 (22.22%) MySQL
19 116 (21.85%) LAMP
20 111 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
21 110 (20.72%) CentOS
22 109 (20.53%) Perl
23 107 (20.15%) Tomcat
24 101 (19.02%) Cisco
24 101 (19.02%) Red Hat
25 100 (18.83%) Apache
26 96 (18.08%) Hyper-V
27 94 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 107 (20.15%) Tomcat
2 100 (18.83%) Apache
3 94 (17.70%) OpenStack
4 50 (9.42%) WebSphere
5 45 (8.47%) JBoss
6 44 (8.29%) nginx
7 39 (7.34%) MS Exchange
8 36 (6.78%) CloudStack
8 36 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 35 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (5.84%) WebLogic
11 25 (4.71%) IIS
11 25 (4.71%) Jetty
12 17 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (2.82%) Oracle Coherence
13 15 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (2.07%) GlassFish
15 11 (2.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.82%) MS Office
3 11 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.64%) RMDS
2 7 (1.32%) Magento
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 154 (29.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (9.98%) SaaS
3 35 (6.59%) IaaS
4 26 (4.90%) Google App Engine
4 26 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (3.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (3.20%) Office 365
9 15 (2.82%) PaaS
10 13 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.88%) Joyent
12 8 (1.51%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.51%) HP Helion
13 7 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.13%) Symantec.cloud
15 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (0.38%) GitHub
16 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 195 (36.72%) Firewall
2 130 (24.48%) DNS
3 92 (17.33%) TCP/IP
4 64 (12.05%) SAN
5 54 (10.17%) NAS
6 53 (9.98%) DHCP
7 48 (9.04%) VPN
8 46 (8.66%) HTTP
9 42 (7.91%) LDAP
10 37 (6.97%) Fibre Channel
10 37 (6.97%) SSL
10 37 (6.97%) WAN
11 36 (6.78%) LAN
12 34 (6.40%) VLAN
13 32 (6.03%) iSCSI
14 26 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (3.77%) VoIP
16 18 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
17 17 (3.20%) IPsec
18 16 (3.01%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.22%) MySQL
2 44 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.08%) Hadoop
4 18 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.01%) HBase
5 16 (3.01%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.64%) Redis
7 7 (1.32%) Big Data
8 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.38%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.38%) DataStage
10 2 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.19%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 92 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 88 (16.57%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.91%) Ant
4 39 (7.34%) Artifactory
4 39 (7.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 30 (5.65%) Gradle
5 30 (5.65%) Maven
5 30 (5.65%) TeamCity
6 29 (5.46%) Vagrant
7 28 (5.27%) Hudson
8 26 (4.90%) Subversion
9 17 (3.20%) JIRA
10 16 (3.01%) JConsole
11 12 (2.26%) Selenium
12 7 (1.32%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.56%) GitLab
14 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.19%) git-flow
General
1 69 (12.99%) Finance
2 37 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.65%) Legal
4 12 (2.26%) Banking
4 12 (2.26%) Law
5 7 (1.32%) Advertising
6 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.94%) Local Government
7 5 (0.94%) Marketing
7 5 (0.94%) Publishing
7 5 (0.94%) Retail
8 4 (0.75%) French Language
9 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (21.28%) Administrator
2 87 (16.38%) Linux Engineer
3 85 (16.01%) Systems Administrator
4 83 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
5 76 (14.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 63 (11.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 56 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 56 (10.55%) Support Engineer
8 49 (9.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 45 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
10 43 (8.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 38 (7.16%) Software Engineer
12 35 (6.59%) Citrix Engineer
13 31 (5.84%) Architect
14 28 (5.27%) Senior Software Engineer
15 27 (5.08%) Analyst
15 27 (5.08%) IT Engineer
16 26 (4.90%) Information Security Specialist
16 26 (4.90%) Information Specialist
16 26 (4.90%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.85%) LAMP
2 36 (6.78%) Web Services
3 31 (5.84%) .NET
4 29 (5.46%) XML
5 20 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (3.58%) HTML
7 15 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
7 15 (2.82%) XSLT
8 14 (2.64%) CSS
8 14 (2.64%) JSON
8 14 (2.64%) Middleware
8 14 (2.64%) Rendezvous
8 14 (2.64%) Ultra Messaging
9 9 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.32%) Alternative PHP Cache
10 7 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (1.13%) Servlets
12 5 (0.94%) J2EE
12 5 (0.94%) JMX
12 5 (0.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.65%) Digital Media
4 26 (4.90%) Clustering
5 20 (3.77%) Replication
6 17 (3.20%) Fintech
7 13 (2.45%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.07%) LPAR
8 11 (2.07%) NHS
8 11 (2.07%) Statistics
9 10 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.69%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 406 (76.46%) Linux
2 298 (56.12%) Windows
3 142 (26.74%) Unix
3 142 (26.74%) Windows Server
4 110 (20.72%) CentOS
5 94 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (9.98%) Solaris
8 51 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (9.23%) Ubuntu
10 34 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (3.77%) AIX
12 16 (3.01%) Debian
13 10 (1.88%) Android
13 10 (1.88%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.88%) SmartOS
13 10 (1.88%) SUSE
14 9 (1.69%) HPUX
15 5 (0.94%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (28.63%) DevOps
2 94 (17.70%) ITIL
3 91 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (15.44%) Configuration Management
5 74 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 54 (10.17%) Data Protection
8 52 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (7.72%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (7.34%) Information Security
11 34 (6.40%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (5.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 29 (5.46%) Scrum
14 28 (5.27%) Open Source
14 28 (5.27%) OWASP
15 27 (5.08%) DSDM
15 27 (5.08%) Information Governance
15 27 (5.08%) Load Balancing
15 27 (5.08%) RUP
16 26 (4.90%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (30.89%) Python
2 150 (28.25%) Bash Shell
3 127 (23.92%) Java
4 109 (20.53%) Perl
5 88 (16.57%) SQL
6 85 (16.01%) Ruby
7 74 (13.94%) Shell Script
8 44 (8.29%) JavaScript
9 42 (7.91%) PHP
9 42 (7.91%) PowerShell
10 39 (7.34%) C
11 30 (5.65%) C++
12 21 (3.95%) Clojure
13 20 (3.77%) Scala
14 10 (1.88%) Go
15 9 (1.69%) Erlang
15 9 (1.69%) Haskell
15 9 (1.69%) Korn
16 7 (1.32%) C#
17 5 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (11.68%) Degree
2 43 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.16%) MCSE
4 26 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (4.14%) CCNA
7 18 (3.39%) MCSA
8 16 (3.01%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.88%) PhD
11 8 (1.51%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.32%) CCNP
12 7 (1.32%) MCITP
12 7 (1.32%) VCP5
13 6 (1.13%) MCP
14 5 (0.94%) CCENT
14 5 (0.94%) RHCE
15 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.75%) LPIC
16 3 (0.56%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.14%) SLA
3 12 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.07%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.13%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 285 (53.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (31.64%) KVM
3 134 (25.24%) Active Directory
4 96 (18.08%) Hyper-V
5 71 (13.37%) Docker
6 56 (10.55%) XenServer
7 54 (10.17%) vSphere
8 49 (9.23%) NFS
9 42 (7.91%) LXC
10 38 (7.16%) iptables
11 35 (6.59%) VMware ESX
12 32 (6.03%) XenApp
13 24 (4.52%) VirtualBox
14 18 (3.39%) Samba
14 18 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (3.20%) XenDesktop
16 16 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
16 16 (3.01%) SRDF
17 13 (2.45%) Firmware
18 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 146 (27.50%) Puppet
2 111 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (16.38%) Ansible
4 70 (13.18%) Nagios
5 40 (7.53%) Tivoli
6 35 (6.59%) Salt
7 30 (5.65%) Cobbler
8 27 (5.08%) ZABBIX
9 24 (4.52%) Cacti
10 22 (4.14%) Zenoss
11 17 (3.20%) Graphite
11 17 (3.20%) SCCM
11 17 (3.20%) Terraform
12 15 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
13 11 (2.07%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (2.07%) NetBackup
13 11 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (1.88%) OpenNMS
15 9 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 8 (1.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 311 (58.57%) VMware
2 146 (27.50%) Citrix
3 139 (26.18%) Microsoft
4 122 (22.98%) Oracle
5 101 (19.02%) Cisco
5 101 (19.02%) Red Hat
6 66 (12.43%) HP
7 52 (9.79%) Google
8 36 (6.78%) Dell
8 36 (6.78%) NetApp
9 34 (6.40%) EMC
10 27 (5.08%) EnterpriseDB
11 20 (3.77%) Rackspace
12 19 (3.58%) IBM
13 17 (3.20%) Intel
14 16 (3.01%) Juniper
15 15 (2.82%) Sybase
16 14 (2.64%) DataSynapse
16 14 (2.64%) Symantec
16 14 (2.64%) TIBCO
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tribal Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits + options
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Plus Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago