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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 702 713 672
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -41
Permanent jobs citing Xen 201 228 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 1.82% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 133 204 177
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%

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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +26 197 £50,000 - 16
London +4 91 £59,500 +22.05% 9
South East +26 45 £47,500 -11.62% 2
South West +18 37 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Berkshire +14 32 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Reading +13 31 £50,000 -2.43%
Bristol +4 29 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -5 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Dorset +15 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Bournemouth +7 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Cambridge - 8 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Sidcup - 7 £45,250 - 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £38,000 -
Brighton - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey +14 5 £30,000 -36.84%
City of London +14 5 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Leeds - 4 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Redhill - 4 £30,000 -
North West -6 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
South Yorkshire 0 2 £61,500 -
Manchester -1 2 £34,000 +0.74% 1
Sheffield -8 2 £61,500 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 293 (70.26%) VMware
2 265 (63.55%) Linux
3 255 (61.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 186 (44.60%) Windows
5 166 (39.81%) KVM
6 146 (35.01%) Oracle
7 134 (32.13%) Cisco
8 133 (31.89%) Java
9 130 (31.18%) Python
10 120 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (28.06%) Hyper-V
12 116 (27.82%) Apache
13 113 (27.10%) SAN
14 108 (25.90%) Citrix
15 107 (25.66%) DNS
16 105 (25.18%) Finance
17 100 (23.98%) Tomcat
18 99 (23.74%) MySQL
18 99 (23.74%) HTTP
19 98 (23.50%) Perl
20 94 (22.54%) Solaris
21 93 (22.30%) Active Directory
21 93 (22.30%) Git (software)
21 93 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
22 89 (21.34%) Red Hat
23 85 (20.38%) UNIX
23 85 (20.38%) NAS
24 83 (19.90%) Puppet
25 82 (19.66%) Ruby
26 77 (18.47%) Bash Shell

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 116 (27.82%) Apache
2 100 (23.98%) Tomcat
3 67 (16.07%) IIS
4 64 (15.35%) MS Exchange
5 60 (14.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 59 (14.15%) OpenStack
7 56 (13.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 51 (12.23%) WebSphere
9 47 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (8.87%) nginx
11 29 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (4.80%) Lync
15 14 (3.36%) JBoss
16 13 (3.12%) WebLogic
16 13 (3.12%) WebLogic Portal
17 10 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
18 9 (2.16%) Commerce Server
19 8 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (5.04%) RMDS
2 9 (2.16%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.96%) Magento
6 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 34 (8.15%) Google App Engine
4 26 (6.24%) PaaS
5 24 (5.76%) SaaS
6 23 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (4.56%) HP Helion
8 17 (4.08%) GitHub
9 16 (3.84%) IaaS
10 15 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (2.40%) Route 53
13 9 (2.16%) Office 365
14 7 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.44%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
17 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 1 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
17 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
17 1 (0.24%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 113 (27.10%) SAN
2 107 (25.66%) DNS
3 99 (23.74%) HTTP
4 85 (20.38%) NAS
5 76 (18.23%) iSCSI
6 72 (17.27%) LAN
6 72 (17.27%) WAN
7 71 (17.03%) Firewall
8 63 (15.11%) TCP/IP
9 54 (12.95%) Fibre Channel
10 49 (11.75%) Multicast
11 47 (11.27%) FCoE
12 38 (9.11%) SMTP
13 36 (8.63%) DHCP
14 34 (8.15%) VPN
14 34 (8.15%) Network Security
14 34 (8.15%) VLAN
15 24 (5.76%) BGP
16 23 (5.52%) IMAP
17 17 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (23.74%) MySQL
2 43 (10.31%) Relational Database
3 38 (9.11%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (7.43%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 26 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (5.04%) HBase
8 17 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.60%) MongoDB
9 15 (3.60%) MariaDB
10 13 (3.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (3.12%) Essbase
11 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.68%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.44%) Big Data
14 5 (1.20%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 93 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 63 (15.11%) Jenkins
3 43 (10.31%) Ant
4 42 (10.07%) Maven
5 41 (9.83%) Artifactory
6 27 (6.47%) Gradle
7 26 (6.24%) Hudson
8 25 (6.00%) Subversion
9 12 (2.88%) JIRA
9 12 (2.88%) Selenium
10 8 (1.92%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.72%) Metasploit
13 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.72%) Capybara
13 3 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (0.48%) Grunt
15 1 (0.24%) MSI
15 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
General
1 105 (25.18%) Finance
2 20 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.84%) Advertising
4 10 (2.40%) Games
5 7 (1.68%) Law
6 4 (0.96%) Electronics
6 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.96%) Marketing
6 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.72%) iGaming
7 3 (0.72%) Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
8 2 (0.48%) Retail
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 111 (26.62%) Administrator
2 108 (25.90%) Systems Administrator
3 60 (14.39%) Architect
4 55 (13.19%) Linux Administrator
5 52 (12.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 51 (12.23%) Solutions Architect
6 51 (12.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 49 (11.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 37 (8.87%) Software Engineer
9 29 (6.95%) Lead Architect
10 28 (6.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 27 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (6.00%) Principal Engineer
12 25 (6.00%) Principal Software Engineer
12 25 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (5.76%) Support Engineer
14 23 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
15 21 (5.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
15 21 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
15 21 (5.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.35%) Middleware
2 48 (11.51%) Web Services
3 31 (7.43%) HTML
4 29 (6.95%) XML
5 24 (5.76%) XSLT
6 21 (5.04%) LAMP
6 21 (5.04%) Rendezvous
6 21 (5.04%) Ultra Messaging
7 13 (3.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (3.12%) WebCenter
8 11 (2.64%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (2.64%) .NET
9 10 (2.40%) REST
10 8 (1.92%) HTML5
11 7 (1.68%) JSON
11 7 (1.68%) COM
12 6 (1.44%) MCollective
13 5 (1.20%) POSIX
14 4 (0.96%) CSS
14 4 (0.96%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.87%) Public Cloud
3 36 (8.63%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.76%) Blackberry
5 21 (5.04%) Clustering
6 20 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.36%) Replication
9 13 (3.12%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (2.40%) Private Cloud
12 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.92%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.68%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.68%) Digital Media
15 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (1.20%) Informatics
16 5 (1.20%) Online Games
16 5 (1.20%) Physics
16 5 (1.20%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 265 (63.55%) Linux
2 186 (44.60%) Windows
3 94 (22.54%) Solaris
4 85 (20.38%) UNIX
5 63 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (12.23%) Ubuntu
8 47 (11.27%) CentOS
9 41 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (8.39%) Debian
12 24 (5.76%) Windows 7
13 9 (2.16%) Amazon Linux
14 8 (1.92%) AIX
15 7 (1.68%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.96%) SUSE
16 4 (0.96%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.72%) HPUX
17 3 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (17.51%) DevOps
3 60 (14.39%) Configuration Management
4 55 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
5 52 (12.47%) Mentoring
6 50 (11.99%) Software Engineering
7 47 (11.27%) Benchmarking
8 45 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (9.59%) Load Balancing
10 35 (8.39%) SDLC
11 34 (8.15%) ITIL
12 30 (7.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.00%) OO
14 25 (6.00%) E-Commerce
15 21 (5.04%) Data Management
16 19 (4.56%) Open Source
17 18 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (3.84%) Change Management
19 14 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 133 (31.89%) Java
2 130 (31.18%) Python
3 98 (23.50%) Perl
4 82 (19.66%) Ruby
5 77 (18.47%) Bash Shell
6 46 (11.03%) Shell Script
7 40 (9.59%) PHP
8 38 (9.11%) JavaScript
9 33 (7.91%) Clojure
9 33 (7.91%) Scala
10 32 (7.67%) SQL
11 31 (7.43%) PowerShell
12 22 (5.28%) C
13 15 (3.60%) C++
14 5 (1.20%) VBA
14 5 (1.20%) Haskell
14 5 (1.20%) R
14 5 (1.20%) Go
15 3 (0.72%) Korn
15 3 (0.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 66 (15.83%) Degree
2 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.00%) MCSE
4 21 (5.04%) MCSA
4 21 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.04%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.92%) CCNA
8 5 (1.20%) MCITP
9 4 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.72%) LPIC
10 3 (0.72%) CCNP
10 3 (0.72%) CISSP
10 3 (0.72%) RHCE
11 2 (0.48%) CCVP
11 2 (0.48%) GCIH
12 1 (0.24%) CISA
12 1 (0.24%) CISM
12 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.95%) PCI DSS
2 23 (5.52%) QA
3 21 (5.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 255 (61.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (39.81%) KVM
3 117 (28.06%) Hyper-V
4 93 (22.30%) Active Directory
5 61 (14.63%) NFS
6 48 (11.51%) Docker
7 47 (11.27%) SRDF
7 47 (11.27%) XenApp
8 46 (11.03%) LXC
9 37 (8.87%) XenServer
10 34 (8.15%) vSphere
11 27 (6.47%) VMware ESX
12 21 (5.04%) Oracle RAC
12 21 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (4.56%) iptables
14 13 (3.12%) VirtualBox
15 9 (2.16%) XenDesktop
16 8 (1.92%) Terminal Services
16 8 (1.92%) Varnish
17 7 (1.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 83 (19.90%) Puppet
2 73 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (11.27%) Nagios
4 19 (4.56%) Vagrant
5 17 (4.08%) Salt
5 17 (4.08%) Graphite
6 13 (3.12%) Ansible
7 12 (2.88%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.40%) StatsD
9 9 (2.16%) SCCM
10 8 (1.92%) Cacti
11 7 (1.68%) logstash
11 7 (1.68%) Capistrano
12 6 (1.44%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.44%) Kibana
12 6 (1.44%) Graylog
12 6 (1.44%) SCOM
12 6 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (1.20%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 293 (70.26%) VMware
2 146 (35.01%) Oracle
3 134 (32.13%) Cisco
4 108 (25.90%) Citrix
5 89 (21.34%) Red Hat
6 75 (17.99%) Microsoft
7 73 (17.51%) NetApp
8 62 (14.87%) HP
9 56 (13.43%) EMC
10 53 (12.71%) Intel
10 53 (12.71%) IBM
11 35 (8.39%) Sun
11 35 (8.39%) Google
12 34 (8.15%) Juniper
13 29 (6.95%) Rackspace
14 21 (5.04%) DataSynapse
14 21 (5.04%) Sybase
14 21 (5.04%) TIBCO
15 18 (4.32%) Riverbed
16 14 (3.36%) Reuters
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £41k per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Uxbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago