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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 668 678 700
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Permanent jobs citing Xen 233 229 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 1.81% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 161 202 165
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £67,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.96%

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
11954 12629 10965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.95% 10.84% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9964 10446 9348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 2015. 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 +47 229 £52,500 +10.52% 33
London +11 116 £55,000 +15.78% 15
South East +34 37 £47,500 -5.00%
South West +16 36 £70,000 +86.66% 12
Bristol - 33 £70,000 - 5
Berkshire +29 30 £50,000 -
Reading +24 29 £50,000 -
East of England -6 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire +4 12 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +15 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Yorkshire +8 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
City of London +4 7 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Hertfordshire +2 7 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -9 7 £35,000 - 2
Ealing - 7 - -
Sidcup - 6 £50,500 -
Sheffield +5 4 £95,000 +216.66%
South Yorkshire +4 4 £95,000 +216.66%
North West -4 4 £34,000 +0.74% 1
Manchester +5 3 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Surrey +4 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Redhill - 3 £30,000 -
Belfast - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
Telford - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £35,000 - 2
County Antrim - 3 - -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 297 (67.50%) VMware
2 293 (66.59%) Linux
3 265 (60.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 181 (41.14%) Windows
5 179 (40.68%) KVM
6 161 (36.59%) Oracle
7 144 (32.73%) Java
8 140 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 136 (30.91%) Apache
10 135 (30.68%) Python
11 128 (29.09%) Cisco
12 118 (26.82%) Hyper-V
13 113 (25.68%) SAN
14 112 (25.45%) DNS
15 109 (24.77%) Solaris
16 107 (24.32%) HTTP
17 106 (24.09%) Tomcat
18 102 (23.18%) Git (software)
18 102 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
19 101 (22.95%) Puppet
19 101 (22.95%) Perl
20 97 (22.05%) Red Hat
21 96 (21.82%) Citrix
21 96 (21.82%) MySQL
22 95 (21.59%) Finance
23 92 (20.91%) DevOps
23 92 (20.91%) NAS
24 91 (20.68%) UNIX
25 89 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
26 88 (20.00%) Ruby

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 136 (30.91%) Apache
2 106 (24.09%) Tomcat
3 71 (16.14%) OpenStack
4 65 (14.77%) IIS
5 64 (14.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 62 (14.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 57 (12.95%) WebSphere
8 52 (11.82%) MS Exchange
9 47 (10.68%) nginx
10 41 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (3.86%) Lync
14 15 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (2.95%) WebLogic Portal
15 13 (2.95%) WebLogic
16 12 (2.73%) JBoss
17 11 (2.50%) Jetty
17 11 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
18 9 (2.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (5.91%) RMDS
2 9 (2.05%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.91%) Magento
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 102 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (8.64%) Google App Engine
2 38 (8.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (7.05%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (6.82%) SaaS
5 22 (5.00%) PaaS
6 19 (4.32%) HP Helion
7 17 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (3.64%) GitHub
9 14 (3.18%) IaaS
10 11 (2.50%) Route 53
11 10 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (2.27%) Office 365
12 9 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.36%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.68%) Symantec.cloud
15 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.23%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 113 (25.68%) SAN
2 112 (25.45%) DNS
3 107 (24.32%) HTTP
4 92 (20.91%) NAS
5 82 (18.64%) Firewall
6 73 (16.59%) iSCSI
7 72 (16.36%) TCP/IP
8 70 (15.91%) LAN
8 70 (15.91%) WAN
9 52 (11.82%) Fibre Channel
10 51 (11.59%) FCoE
10 51 (11.59%) Multicast
11 43 (9.77%) SMTP
12 41 (9.32%) VPN
13 39 (8.86%) VLAN
14 38 (8.64%) DHCP
15 31 (7.05%) Network Security
16 27 (6.14%) BGP
17 23 (5.23%) IMAP
18 22 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.82%) MySQL
2 42 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 37 (8.41%) SQL Server
4 34 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (7.27%) Hadoop
6 26 (5.91%) HBase
7 25 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.41%) MariaDB
10 13 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.95%) Essbase
10 13 (2.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (2.27%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.36%) Big Data
14 5 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (1.14%) OLTP
14 5 (1.14%) OLAP
15 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 102 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 75 (17.05%) Jenkins
3 58 (13.18%) Artifactory
4 54 (12.27%) Maven
5 53 (12.05%) Ant
6 40 (9.09%) Gradle
7 32 (7.27%) Hudson
8 31 (7.05%) Subversion
9 12 (2.73%) JIRA
9 12 (2.73%) Selenium
10 9 (2.05%) Grunt
11 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.14%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.68%) Capybara
14 3 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (0.68%) Metasploit
15 1 (0.23%) MSI
15 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 95 (21.59%) Finance
2 29 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.18%) Advertising
4 7 (1.59%) Games
5 6 (1.36%) Law
6 5 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Local Government
8 3 (0.68%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) iGaming
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (28.64%) Administrator
2 119 (27.05%) Systems Administrator
3 64 (14.55%) Architect
4 63 (14.32%) Linux Administrator
5 60 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 56 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
7 54 (12.27%) Infrastructure Architect
8 53 (12.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 47 (10.68%) Software Engineer
10 30 (6.82%) Lead Architect
10 30 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 27 (6.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 27 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (5.91%) Technical Architect
12 26 (5.91%) Principal Software Engineer
12 26 (5.91%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (5.91%) Principal Engineer
12 26 (5.91%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 26 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.68%) Middleware
2 49 (11.14%) Web Services
3 37 (8.41%) HTML
4 35 (7.95%) XML
5 31 (7.05%) XSLT
6 26 (5.91%) Rendezvous
6 26 (5.91%) Ultra Messaging
7 23 (5.23%) LAMP
8 13 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 13 (2.95%) WebCenter
9 10 (2.27%) REST
9 10 (2.27%) Servlets
9 10 (2.27%) .NET
10 9 (2.05%) JSON
10 9 (2.05%) HTML5
11 8 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (1.59%) COM
12 7 (1.59%) MCollective
13 6 (1.36%) CSS
14 5 (1.14%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.18%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.41%) Public Cloud
3 33 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.86%) Clustering
6 16 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.64%) Digital Media
6 16 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.18%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.95%) Replication
9 10 (2.27%) Cryptography
9 10 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.36%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.14%) DataPower
13 5 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
14 4 (0.91%) Informatics
14 4 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 293 (66.59%) Linux
2 181 (41.14%) Windows
3 109 (24.77%) Solaris
4 91 (20.68%) UNIX
5 62 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (13.18%) Ubuntu
7 55 (12.50%) CentOS
8 47 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (9.09%) Debian
10 38 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (3.86%) AIX
13 13 (2.95%) Windows 7
14 10 (2.27%) Amazon Linux
15 9 (2.05%) HPUX
16 6 (1.36%) SUSE
17 5 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.91%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
19 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (20.91%) DevOps
3 74 (16.82%) Configuration Management
4 65 (14.77%) Software Engineering
5 57 (12.95%) Performance Tuning
6 54 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (11.59%) Benchmarking
8 50 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 42 (9.55%) ITIL
10 36 (8.18%) Load Balancing
11 33 (7.50%) SDLC
12 30 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (5.68%) Data Management
15 24 (5.45%) E-Commerce
16 23 (5.23%) OO
17 20 (4.55%) Open Source
18 16 (3.64%) Time Management
18 16 (3.64%) Change Management
19 14 (3.18%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 144 (32.73%) Java
2 135 (30.68%) Python
3 101 (22.95%) Perl
4 88 (20.00%) Ruby
5 80 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 51 (11.59%) Shell Script
7 44 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 41 (9.32%) PHP
8 41 (9.32%) PowerShell
9 37 (8.41%) Scala
9 37 (8.41%) Clojure
10 24 (5.45%) SQL
11 18 (4.09%) C
12 17 (3.86%) C++
13 8 (1.82%) Go
14 5 (1.14%) Jython
14 5 (1.14%) VBA
14 5 (1.14%) Korn
15 4 (0.91%) Haskell
15 4 (0.91%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 75 (17.05%) Degree
2 25 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.77%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.55%) MCSE
6 13 (2.95%) MCSA
7 9 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.14%) MCITP
10 3 (0.68%) VCP5
10 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.68%) LPIC
10 3 (0.68%) RHCE
10 3 (0.68%) CISSP
10 3 (0.68%) CCNP
10 3 (0.68%) CCNA
11 2 (0.45%) CCVP
11 2 (0.45%) GCIH
12 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.14%) QA
2 26 (5.91%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 265 (60.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (40.68%) KVM
3 118 (26.82%) Hyper-V
4 79 (17.95%) Active Directory
5 59 (13.41%) Docker
6 57 (12.95%) NFS
7 51 (11.59%) SRDF
8 50 (11.36%) LXC
9 38 (8.64%) XenServer
10 36 (8.18%) XenApp
11 33 (7.50%) vSphere
12 26 (5.91%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (5.45%) VMware ESX
13 24 (5.45%) iptables
14 23 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
14 23 (5.23%) VirtualBox
15 7 (1.59%) Varnish
16 6 (1.36%) XenDesktop
16 6 (1.36%) pfSense
16 6 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 101 (22.95%) Puppet
2 89 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (12.27%) Nagios
4 37 (8.41%) Ansible
5 24 (5.45%) Salt
6 23 (5.23%) ZABBIX
7 18 (4.09%) Graphite
8 16 (3.64%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.73%) Oracle ZFS
10 10 (2.27%) StatsD
11 7 (1.59%) Kibana
11 7 (1.59%) Capistrano
12 6 (1.36%) SCCM
12 6 (1.36%) Cacti
13 5 (1.14%) Icinga
13 5 (1.14%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.91%) Mesos
14 4 (0.91%) cPanel
14 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 297 (67.50%) VMware
2 161 (36.59%) Oracle
3 128 (29.09%) Cisco
4 97 (22.05%) Red Hat
5 96 (21.82%) Citrix
6 73 (16.59%) Microsoft
7 69 (15.68%) NetApp
8 59 (13.41%) HP
8 59 (13.41%) EMC
9 58 (13.18%) IBM
10 56 (12.73%) Intel
11 40 (9.09%) Sun
12 39 (8.86%) Google
13 35 (7.95%) Rackspace
13 35 (7.95%) Juniper
14 26 (5.91%) Sybase
14 26 (5.91%) TIBCO
14 26 (5.91%) DataSynapse
15 15 (3.41%) SaltStack
16 14 (3.18%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pension, Life Ass, Holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago