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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 706 727 669
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -58
Permanent jobs citing Xen 173 166 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 1.57% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 149 144 172
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
12763 10604 10845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 10.34% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10807 8762 9204
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 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 30 January 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 +11 165 £45,000 -1.09% 28
London +35 106 £45,000 -3.22% 12
South East -59 23 £43,000 -8.51% 4
City of London +12 22 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire 0 15 £24,500 -30.00% 3
East of England -2 12 £40,000 +42.85% 2
West Yorkshire +1 11 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Leeds +5 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Surrey -2 9 £42,500 -10.52%
North West -7 7 £35,000 -35.77% 1
Manchester -9 7 £35,000 -35.77%
Reigate - 7 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Milton Keynes 0 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Cwmbran -13 4 £43,750 -0.56%
Torfaen -13 4 £43,750 -0.56%
South Wales -20 4 £43,750 +25.00%
Wales -21 4 £43,750 +25.00%
Berkshire -30 4 £70,000 +52.17% 4
York - 4 £23,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,000 - 1
Bedford - 4 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -7 3 £40,000 +42.85%
Watford -11 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Hounslow - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland +4 2 £56,000 +51.35%
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £38,750 -3.12% 2
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Essex - 2 £21,000 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (77.11%) VMware
2 274 (72.11%) Linux
3 256 (67.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 230 (60.53%) Windows
5 134 (35.26%) Python
6 127 (33.42%) MySQL
7 118 (31.05%) Cisco
8 113 (29.74%) Puppet
9 102 (26.84%) Perl
10 101 (26.58%) Citrix
11 100 (26.32%) KVM
12 96 (25.26%) Bash Shell
13 95 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 95 (25.00%) SAN
14 93 (24.47%) Nagios
15 91 (23.95%) Active Directory
16 87 (22.89%) Ruby
17 85 (22.37%) UNIX
18 83 (21.84%) Microsoft
19 80 (21.05%) Hyper-V
20 77 (20.26%) Firewall
20 77 (20.26%) Tomcat
21 76 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
22 75 (19.74%) DNS
23 72 (18.95%) Red Hat
24 69 (18.16%) TCP/IP
24 69 (18.16%) Oracle
25 66 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
26 65 (17.11%) Apache
27 64 (16.84%) PostgreSQL

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 77 (20.26%) Tomcat
2 65 (17.11%) Apache
3 54 (14.21%) MS Exchange
4 41 (10.79%) IIS
5 34 (8.95%) nginx
6 29 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (7.37%) JBoss
8 27 (7.11%) WebSphere
9 23 (6.05%) SharePoint
10 22 (5.79%) OpenStack
11 18 (4.74%) Jetty
12 17 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (3.95%) WebLogic
15 12 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (2.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 9 (2.37%) Lync
17 9 (2.37%) Oracle Coherence
18 8 (2.11%) CloudStack
19 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.42%) MS Office
3 7 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (4.21%) PaaS
3 16 (4.21%) IaaS
4 15 (3.95%) Office 365
4 15 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.11%) Google App Engine
8 6 (1.58%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.32%) SoftLayer
10 4 (1.05%) Joyent
10 4 (1.05%) Route 53
11 3 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.79%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.53%) SaaS
13 1 (0.26%) GitHub
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 95 (25.00%) SAN
2 77 (20.26%) Firewall
3 75 (19.74%) DNS
4 69 (18.16%) TCP/IP
5 50 (13.16%) WAN
6 49 (12.89%) iSCSI
7 48 (12.63%) NAS
8 45 (11.84%) HTTP
9 44 (11.58%) DHCP
10 42 (11.05%) VLAN
11 39 (10.26%) VPN
12 33 (8.68%) Fibre Channel
12 33 (8.68%) LAN
13 25 (6.58%) MPLS
14 21 (5.53%) LDAP
15 19 (5.00%) VoIP
16 17 (4.47%) Network Security
16 17 (4.47%) IPsec
16 17 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (4.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (33.42%) MySQL
2 64 (16.84%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (10.79%) SQL Server
4 34 (8.95%) MongoDB
5 33 (8.68%) Hadoop
6 28 (7.37%) Big Data
7 8 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.11%) DB2
8 7 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.05%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.05%) Riak
10 3 (0.79%) Redis
10 3 (0.79%) HBase
10 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.79%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.79%) OLTP
10 3 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.63%) Subversion
3 27 (7.11%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 19 (5.00%) Maven
6 14 (3.68%) Hudson
7 12 (3.16%) Artifactory
8 11 (2.89%) JIRA
9 10 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.05%) Bazaar
13 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 61 (16.05%) Finance
2 17 (4.47%) Marketing
3 14 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.68%) Advertising
4 12 (3.16%) Law
5 7 (1.84%) German Language
5 7 (1.84%) Italian Language
5 7 (1.84%) Turkish Language
6 5 (1.32%) Electronics
7 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.05%) Games
8 3 (0.79%) iGaming
8 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.79%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (32.11%) Administrator
2 101 (26.58%) Systems Administrator
3 82 (21.58%) Linux Administrator
4 50 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 39 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 29 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (7.11%) Architect
8 26 (6.84%) Consultant
9 25 (6.58%) Analyst
10 19 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 17 (4.47%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.47%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (3.68%) Desktop Support
14 13 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.42%) LAMP
2 30 (7.89%) Web Services
3 16 (4.21%) Middleware
4 12 (3.16%) .NET
4 12 (3.16%) J2EE
5 10 (2.63%) JMX
5 10 (2.63%) HornetQ
6 9 (2.37%) REST
6 9 (2.37%) XML
6 9 (2.37%) SOAP
7 8 (2.11%) Servlets
8 6 (1.58%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.79%) HTML
10 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.53%) XMPP
10 2 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.53%) Memcached
11 1 (0.26%) OSGi
11 1 (0.26%) Sphinx
11 1 (0.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.74%) Open Source
2 37 (9.74%) Clustering
2 37 (9.74%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.47%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.47%) Replication
4 14 (3.68%) iPad
5 13 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.16%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.84%) Blog
9 7 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.58%) Life Science
10 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.32%) Telematics
11 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.05%) DTV
12 4 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 274 (72.11%) Linux
2 230 (60.53%) Windows
3 85 (22.37%) UNIX
4 76 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (15.79%) Ubuntu
6 55 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (11.84%) CentOS
9 41 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (7.63%) Debian
11 28 (7.37%) Windows 7
12 26 (6.84%) Solaris
13 15 (3.95%) Android
14 8 (2.11%) SUSE
15 7 (1.84%) AIX
16 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.32%) Mac OS
18 4 (1.05%) Fedora
19 3 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
20 2 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (14.74%) Performance Tuning
3 55 (14.47%) Configuration Management
4 46 (12.11%) DevOps
5 41 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (10.00%) ITIL
7 34 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (8.42%) Load Balancing
9 23 (6.05%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.21%) Software Engineering
11 13 (3.42%) Release Management
11 13 (3.42%) Service Management
12 11 (2.89%) People Management
13 9 (2.37%) Benchmarking
13 9 (2.37%) Business Continuity
14 8 (2.11%) Coaching
14 8 (2.11%) Migration
14 8 (2.11%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (2.11%) Unit Testing
14 8 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (35.26%) Python
2 102 (26.84%) Perl
3 96 (25.26%) Bash Shell
4 87 (22.89%) Ruby
5 58 (15.26%) SQL
6 54 (14.21%) Shell Script
7 49 (12.89%) Java
8 46 (12.11%) PHP
9 22 (5.79%) C
10 13 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.11%) C++
12 6 (1.58%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.05%) Lisp
13 4 (1.05%) Haskell
13 4 (1.05%) Erlang
13 4 (1.05%) OCaml
13 4 (1.05%) Scala
14 3 (0.79%) AWK
15 2 (0.53%) VBScript
15 2 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 55 (14.47%) Degree
2 42 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (9.74%) MCSE
4 33 (8.68%) CCNA
4 33 (8.68%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (8.42%) MCSA
6 10 (2.63%) RHCE
7 9 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.11%) RHCSA
8 8 (2.11%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (2.11%) CCNP
8 8 (2.11%) LPIC
9 6 (1.58%) CISA
9 6 (1.58%) CISM
9 6 (1.58%) CISSP
9 6 (1.58%) PCI QSA
10 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.32%) MCP
11 3 (0.79%) MCITP
12 1 (0.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.95%) QA
3 9 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.58%) SLA
4 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 256 (67.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (26.32%) KVM
3 91 (23.95%) Active Directory
4 80 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 43 (11.32%) vSphere
6 36 (9.47%) NFS
7 32 (8.42%) Snort
7 32 (8.42%) XenServer
8 31 (8.16%) XenApp
9 26 (6.84%) VMware ESX
10 21 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (3.42%) VirtualBox
12 10 (2.63%) XenDesktop
12 10 (2.63%) Sendmail
13 9 (2.37%) SRDF
13 9 (2.37%) Terminal Services
14 8 (2.11%) Postfix
15 6 (1.58%) Apache Flume
16 5 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (1.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 113 (29.74%) Puppet
2 95 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (24.47%) Nagios
4 42 (11.05%) ZABBIX
5 36 (9.47%) Cacti
6 22 (5.79%) Salt
6 22 (5.79%) Ansible
7 12 (3.16%) SCCM
8 11 (2.89%) SCOM
9 10 (2.63%) Cobbler
10 9 (2.37%) Opsview
10 9 (2.37%) logstash
11 8 (2.11%) Ganglia
11 8 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (2.11%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.58%) Graphite
12 6 (1.58%) Graylog2
12 6 (1.58%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.58%) CFEngine
13 5 (1.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 293 (77.11%) VMware
2 118 (31.05%) Cisco
3 101 (26.58%) Citrix
4 83 (21.84%) Microsoft
5 72 (18.95%) Red Hat
6 69 (18.16%) Oracle
7 39 (10.26%) HP
8 31 (8.16%) NetApp
9 30 (7.89%) EMC
10 23 (6.05%) IBM
11 22 (5.79%) Dell
12 20 (5.26%) Wyse
13 16 (4.21%) Intel
14 15 (3.95%) Reuters
15 14 (3.68%) Juniper
15 14 (3.68%) Google
16 13 (3.42%) FactSet
16 13 (3.42%) Riverbed
17 10 (2.63%) Veritas
18 8 (2.11%) SolarWinds
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Package - Please call fo
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Pentasia Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago