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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 761 771 760
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Xen 172 187 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 1.46% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 146 129 205
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%

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
12479 12810 13120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.70% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10635 10604 11041
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,309 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 28 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 171 £53,000 +6.00% 22
London +22 97 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Yorkshire +47 23 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leeds +38 22 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Yorkshire +30 22 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West +33 16 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Manchester +18 15 £42,500 +25.00% 3
South East +13 11 £37,500 -21.05% 3
City of London +63 10 £67,500 +25.58% 2
Hampshire +17 10 £37,500 - 1
Basingstoke -4 10 £37,500 - 1
Bristol -2 7 £67,500 -3.57%
South West -25 7 £67,500 +58.82% 2
East of England +25 5 £46,250 +15.62%
West Midlands -7 3 £42,250 +101.19%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 -
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,000 -
Harrow - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Cambridge 0 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Derby - 2 £46,500 - 2
Brentwood - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £42,000 -
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +20 1 - -
Sheffield +18 1 £50,000 +78.57%
South Yorkshire +17 1 £50,000 +78.57%

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 346 (80.28%) Linux
2 255 (59.16%) Windows
3 245 (56.84%) VMware
4 229 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 217 (50.35%) Puppet
6 213 (49.42%) Python
7 195 (45.24%) DevOps
8 187 (43.39%) Bash Shell
9 184 (42.69%) Firewall
10 181 (42.00%) Opscode Chef
11 163 (37.82%) Unix
12 162 (37.59%) Ruby
13 160 (37.12%) SQL
14 145 (33.64%) KVM
15 144 (33.41%) Microsoft
15 144 (33.41%) Amazon AWS
16 143 (33.18%) OpenStack
17 142 (32.95%) Oracle
18 139 (32.25%) Configuration Management
19 135 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
20 118 (27.38%) Git (software)
21 116 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
21 116 (26.91%) Shell Script
21 116 (26.91%) MySQL
21 116 (26.91%) Ansible
22 112 (25.99%) Jenkins
23 110 (25.52%) LAMP
24 106 (24.59%) Apache
25 105 (24.36%) Perl
26 104 (24.13%) ITIL

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
1 143 (33.18%) OpenStack
2 106 (24.59%) Apache
3 101 (23.43%) JBoss
4 93 (21.58%) WebSphere
5 92 (21.35%) Tomcat
6 84 (19.49%) CloudStack
7 79 (18.33%) WebLogic
8 38 (8.82%) nginx
9 33 (7.66%) MS Exchange
10 31 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (5.57%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (4.64%) Jetty
15 14 (3.25%) IIS
16 12 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
16 12 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 11 (2.55%) GlassFish
18 8 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 144 (33.41%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.42%) SaaS
3 29 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (3.02%) Google Apps
9 11 (2.55%) DigitalOcean
10 10 (2.32%) IaaS
11 9 (2.09%) Google App Engine
12 8 (1.86%) Linode
12 8 (1.86%) Office 365
13 7 (1.62%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (1.39%) CloudFront
15 5 (1.16%) GitHub
16 4 (0.93%) PaaS
17 3 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 184 (42.69%) Firewall
2 102 (23.67%) DNS
3 69 (16.01%) SAN
4 66 (15.31%) TCP/IP
5 62 (14.39%) WAN
6 46 (10.67%) VLAN
6 46 (10.67%) VPN
7 43 (9.98%) LDAP
7 43 (9.98%) NAS
8 42 (9.74%) HTTP
9 40 (9.28%) DHCP
10 37 (8.58%) VoIP
11 36 (8.35%) SSL
12 35 (8.12%) LAN
13 24 (5.57%) iSCSI
14 20 (4.64%) Internet
15 17 (3.94%) IPsec
16 16 (3.71%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (3.25%) MPLS
17 14 (3.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (26.91%) MySQL
2 59 (13.69%) SQL Server
3 34 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (5.10%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.25%) Redis
7 10 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.32%) DB2
7 10 (2.32%) OLAP
7 10 (2.32%) OLTP
7 10 (2.32%) Oracle OLAP
8 9 (2.09%) Big Data
8 9 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.86%) HBase
10 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.16%) Informix
12 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 118 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 112 (25.99%) Jenkins
3 62 (14.39%) Subversion
4 48 (11.14%) TeamCity
4 48 (11.14%) Vagrant
5 24 (5.57%) Ant
6 19 (4.41%) Maven
7 16 (3.71%) Artifactory
7 16 (3.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (3.48%) Gradle
9 13 (3.02%) Hudson
9 13 (3.02%) JIRA
10 8 (1.86%) Selenium
11 6 (1.39%) GitLab
11 6 (1.39%) JConsole
12 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.93%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.70%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.70%) JMeter
13 3 (0.70%) RSpec
General
1 45 (10.44%) Finance
2 30 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.87%) Legal
4 13 (3.02%) Banking
5 11 (2.55%) Marketing
5 11 (2.55%) Publishing
6 6 (1.39%) Law
6 6 (1.39%) Retail
7 5 (1.16%) Advertising
7 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (31.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (19.26%) Administrator
3 66 (15.31%) Linux Engineer
3 66 (15.31%) Systems Administrator
4 59 (13.69%) Linux Administrator
5 52 (12.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 47 (10.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 42 (9.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 37 (8.58%) Architect
9 27 (6.26%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (4.41%) Network Engineer
11 18 (4.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 18 (4.18%) Support Engineer
12 17 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (3.71%) Analyst
13 16 (3.71%) Server Analyst
14 15 (3.48%) Citrix Analyst
14 15 (3.48%) Consultant
15 14 (3.25%) IT Engineer
15 14 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.52%) LAMP
2 82 (19.03%) .NET
3 29 (6.73%) RabbitMQ
4 25 (5.80%) LEMP Stack
5 21 (4.87%) Web Services
6 16 (3.71%) CSS
7 15 (3.48%) Middleware
8 12 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (2.78%) Node.js
8 12 (2.78%) XML
9 10 (2.32%) JSON
10 9 (2.09%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (1.86%) HornetQ
11 8 (1.86%) JMX
12 7 (1.62%) HTML
12 7 (1.62%) jQuery
13 6 (1.39%) FreeSWITCH
13 6 (1.39%) RESTful
13 6 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.64%) Clustering
4 16 (3.71%) Replication
5 15 (3.48%) Digital Media
6 14 (3.25%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.55%) Fintech
8 11 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.09%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.86%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.86%) NHS
10 8 (1.86%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.39%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (1.39%) LPAR
11 6 (1.39%) Wiki
12 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 346 (80.28%) Linux
2 255 (59.16%) Windows
3 163 (37.82%) Unix
4 94 (21.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (19.95%) Windows Server
6 64 (14.85%) CentOS
7 52 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (8.12%) Solaris
9 34 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (6.96%) Debian
11 23 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (4.87%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.32%) Android
13 10 (2.32%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.09%) AIX
14 9 (2.09%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.86%) SUSE
16 6 (1.39%) FreeBSD
17 5 (1.16%) Fedora
18 3 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (45.24%) DevOps
2 139 (32.25%) Configuration Management
3 135 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (24.13%) ITIL
6 82 (19.03%) Scrum
7 80 (18.56%) DSDM
7 80 (18.56%) RUP
8 78 (18.10%) OWASP
9 59 (13.69%) Performance Tuning
10 45 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (8.82%) Load Balancing
12 35 (8.12%) Build Automation
13 30 (6.96%) Auto-Scaling
14 29 (6.73%) Open Source
15 26 (6.03%) Software Engineering
16 22 (5.10%) High Availability
16 22 (5.10%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.10%) Server Virtualisation
17 18 (4.18%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 213 (49.42%) Python
2 187 (43.39%) Bash Shell
3 162 (37.59%) Ruby
4 160 (37.12%) SQL
5 116 (26.91%) Shell Script
6 105 (24.36%) Perl
7 83 (19.26%) Java
8 48 (11.14%) PHP
9 38 (8.82%) PowerShell
10 28 (6.50%) JavaScript
11 21 (4.87%) C
12 14 (3.25%) C++
13 10 (2.32%) Go
13 10 (2.32%) Scala
14 9 (2.09%) Erlang
15 7 (1.62%) Clojure
15 7 (1.62%) Haskell
16 6 (1.39%) VBA
17 5 (1.16%) C#
18 4 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.96%) Degree
3 24 (5.57%) MCSE
4 22 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.71%) CCNA
5 16 (3.71%) CCNP
5 16 (3.71%) MCSA
6 14 (3.25%) RHCSA
7 13 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.78%) RHCE
9 10 (2.32%) SCSA
10 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.70%) CCDE
12 3 (0.70%) CCENT
12 3 (0.70%) CCIE
12 3 (0.70%) CCSP
12 3 (0.70%) MCP
12 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.94%) SLA
3 14 (3.25%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.78%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.93%) DICOM
5 4 (0.93%) HL7
5 4 (0.93%) QA
6 2 (0.46%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 229 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (33.64%) KVM
3 101 (23.43%) vSphere
4 92 (21.35%) XenServer
5 86 (19.95%) Active Directory
6 69 (16.01%) Hyper-V
7 56 (12.99%) Docker
8 32 (7.42%) VirtualBox
9 26 (6.03%) iptables
10 25 (5.80%) NFS
11 23 (5.34%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (5.34%) XenApp
12 18 (4.18%) LXC
13 13 (3.02%) DFS Replication
13 13 (3.02%) VMware Server
14 12 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (2.78%) VMware ESX
14 12 (2.78%) XenDesktop
15 11 (2.55%) Postfix
15 11 (2.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 217 (50.35%) Puppet
2 181 (42.00%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (26.91%) Ansible
4 92 (21.35%) Tivoli
5 89 (20.65%) Cobbler
6 71 (16.47%) Nagios
7 45 (10.44%) Salt
8 35 (8.12%) Terraform
9 31 (7.19%) ZABBIX
10 20 (4.64%) Cacti
10 20 (4.64%) Zenoss
11 19 (4.41%) OpenNMS
12 17 (3.94%) SCCM
13 14 (3.25%) Graphite
13 14 (3.25%) Munin
14 13 (3.02%) CFEngine
15 9 (2.09%) Kubernetes
15 9 (2.09%) NetBackup
15 9 (2.09%) SCOM
16 8 (1.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 245 (56.84%) VMware
2 144 (33.41%) Microsoft
3 142 (32.95%) Oracle
4 90 (20.88%) Cisco
5 85 (19.72%) Red Hat
6 79 (18.33%) EnterpriseDB
7 63 (14.62%) Citrix
8 42 (9.74%) Google
9 39 (9.05%) NetApp
10 38 (8.82%) HP
11 21 (4.87%) SaltStack
12 18 (4.18%) IBM
12 18 (4.18%) Rackspace
13 16 (3.71%) EMC
13 16 (3.71%) SolarWinds
14 15 (3.48%) Juniper
15 13 (3.02%) Mitel
15 13 (3.02%) Riverbed
16 12 (2.78%) Intel
17 10 (2.32%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
EMBS
Salary: to £48,000 p/a plus awesome bens
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago