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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 757 697 747
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +50
Permanent jobs citing Xen 157 270 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 2.18% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 135 191 210
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%

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
12071 12373 13160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.26% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10238 10282 10817
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -49 154 £55,000 +4.76% 18
London -12 86 £62,500 +16.27% 8
Leeds +42 27 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Yorkshire +41 27 £41,250 +3.12% 1
West Yorkshire +34 27 £41,250 +3.12% 1
North West +15 14 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Manchester +7 13 £42,500 +18.88% 1
City of London +66 9 £67,500 +80.00% 2
South West -29 9 £62,500 -10.71% 4
South East -7 8 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Bristol -9 7 £67,500 -3.57%
East of England +13 6 £46,250 +6.32% 2
Hampshire -1 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Basingstoke -17 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Brentwood - 4 - -
Essex - 4 - -
Berkshire -12 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading -17 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Cambridge +3 2 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Somerset -4 2 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Bath -7 2 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Derby - 2 £46,500 -
Surrey +26 1 £37,500 -9.63%
Scotland +16 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +13 1 £35,000 -
Harrow +4 1 £50,000 -13.04%
West Midlands -5 1 £42,000 +20.00%

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 270 (77.14%) Linux
2 217 (62.00%) VMware
3 212 (60.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 206 (58.86%) Windows
5 196 (56.00%) Puppet
6 180 (51.43%) Python
7 179 (51.14%) DevOps
8 158 (45.14%) Firewall
9 157 (44.86%) Opscode Chef
10 147 (42.00%) Ruby
11 143 (40.86%) SQL
11 143 (40.86%) Oracle
12 141 (40.29%) Bash Shell
13 135 (38.57%) Unix
14 133 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
15 129 (36.86%) Microsoft
16 128 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
17 124 (35.43%) Configuration Management
18 116 (33.14%) Amazon AWS
19 114 (32.57%) KVM
20 113 (32.29%) OpenStack
21 103 (29.43%) WebSphere
21 103 (29.43%) Shell Script
22 99 (28.29%) Tivoli
23 97 (27.71%) Cobbler
23 97 (27.71%) Jenkins
24 96 (27.43%) vSphere
25 90 (25.71%) Ansible
26 88 (25.14%) ITIL
26 88 (25.14%) JBoss

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
1 113 (32.29%) OpenStack
2 103 (29.43%) WebSphere
3 88 (25.14%) JBoss
4 84 (24.00%) CloudStack
5 80 (22.86%) Apache
6 78 (22.29%) WebLogic
7 60 (17.14%) Tomcat
8 25 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (7.14%) MS Exchange
9 24 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (6.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (5.43%) IIS
13 17 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (4.86%) nginx
13 17 (4.86%) Oracle Coherence
13 17 (4.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.71%) Skype for Business
15 5 (1.43%) Jetty
15 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.86%) MS Office
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 116 (33.14%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.29%) SaaS
3 19 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.14%) Google Apps
6 11 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (2.57%) Google App Engine
8 8 (2.29%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.00%) Office 365
10 6 (1.71%) CloudFront
10 6 (1.71%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (1.43%) IaaS
12 4 (1.14%) Linode
12 4 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
13 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.57%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 158 (45.14%) Firewall
2 80 (22.86%) DNS
3 74 (21.14%) WAN
4 69 (19.71%) SAN
5 49 (14.00%) NAS
6 47 (13.43%) VLAN
7 46 (13.14%) TCP/IP
8 41 (11.71%) HTTP
8 41 (11.71%) LAN
9 34 (9.71%) VPN
10 33 (9.43%) DHCP
11 31 (8.86%) LDAP
11 31 (8.86%) VoIP
12 23 (6.57%) SSL
13 21 (6.00%) iSCSI
14 19 (5.43%) Internet
15 18 (5.14%) Fibre Channel
15 18 (5.14%) MPLS
16 17 (4.86%) Multicast
16 17 (4.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.86%) MySQL
2 51 (14.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.86%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.57%) DB2
6 16 (4.57%) OLAP
6 16 (4.57%) OLTP
6 16 (4.57%) Oracle OLAP
7 14 (4.00%) Redis
8 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.57%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.00%) HBase
11 5 (1.43%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.43%) Informix
11 5 (1.43%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.14%) Big Data
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (27.71%) Jenkins
2 85 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 50 (14.29%) Subversion
4 48 (13.71%) TeamCity
5 32 (9.14%) Vagrant
6 14 (4.00%) Ant
6 14 (4.00%) JIRA
7 13 (3.71%) Hudson
8 12 (3.43%) Travis CI
9 11 (3.14%) Maven
10 9 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.71%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.71%) Gradle
12 6 (1.71%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.71%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.43%) GoCD
13 5 (1.43%) VersionOne
14 4 (1.14%) NeoLoad
14 4 (1.14%) The Grinder
General
1 53 (15.14%) Finance
2 20 (5.71%) Legal
3 16 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.86%) Banking
4 10 (2.86%) Publishing
5 9 (2.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.14%) Law
6 4 (1.14%) Retail
7 3 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (37.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (17.71%) Administrator
3 52 (14.86%) Systems Administrator
4 50 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 45 (12.86%) Architect
6 44 (12.57%) Linux Administrator
7 41 (11.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 41 (11.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 38 (10.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 20 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
9 20 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (5.14%) Analyst
10 18 (5.14%) Citrix Analyst
11 17 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (4.86%) Lead Architect
11 17 (4.86%) Server Analyst
12 15 (4.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (4.00%) Network Engineer
13 14 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.71%) .NET
2 68 (19.43%) LAMP
3 20 (5.71%) Middleware
4 18 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (4.29%) CSS
6 13 (3.71%) Node.js
7 12 (3.43%) Web Services
8 11 (3.14%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (2.86%) XML
10 9 (2.57%) JSON
11 8 (2.29%) jQuery
12 7 (2.00%) Servlets
13 6 (1.71%) FreeSWITCH
13 6 (1.71%) HTML
13 6 (1.71%) JRuby
13 6 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
13 6 (1.71%) RESTful
14 5 (1.43%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.43%) React
14 5 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.43%) Clustering
5 10 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.57%) Fintech
7 8 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.00%) Replication
9 6 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.71%) LPAR
9 6 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.71%) Wiki
10 5 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.43%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.14%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 270 (77.14%) Linux
2 206 (58.86%) Windows
3 135 (38.57%) Unix
4 57 (16.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (10.86%) Solaris
5 38 (10.86%) Windows Server
6 37 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (8.86%) CentOS
9 21 (6.00%) Debian
10 18 (5.14%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.86%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (2.29%) AIX
14 7 (2.00%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.71%) FreeBSD
15 6 (1.71%) SUSE
16 4 (1.14%) CoreOS
16 4 (1.14%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (51.14%) DevOps
2 133 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
4 124 (35.43%) Configuration Management
5 88 (25.14%) ITIL
6 83 (23.71%) Scrum
7 81 (23.14%) DSDM
7 81 (23.14%) RUP
8 78 (22.29%) OWASP
9 53 (15.14%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
11 34 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (9.14%) Build Automation
12 32 (9.14%) Load Balancing
13 28 (8.00%) Auto-Scaling
14 24 (6.86%) High Availability
15 21 (6.00%) Machine Learning
16 19 (5.43%) Risk Management
17 17 (4.86%) Infrastructure Management
17 17 (4.86%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 180 (51.43%) Python
2 147 (42.00%) Ruby
3 143 (40.86%) SQL
4 141 (40.29%) Bash Shell
5 103 (29.43%) Shell Script
6 73 (20.86%) Perl
7 51 (14.57%) Java
8 36 (10.29%) PowerShell
9 30 (8.57%) PHP
10 18 (5.14%) JavaScript
11 15 (4.29%) C
12 11 (3.14%) C++
13 7 (2.00%) Go
13 7 (2.00%) Scala
14 6 (1.71%) C#
15 5 (1.43%) Erlang
15 5 (1.43%) VBScript
16 3 (0.86%) Clojure
16 3 (0.86%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.86%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 29 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.14%) Degree
3 21 (6.00%) MCSE
4 19 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.86%) MCSA
6 15 (4.29%) CCNP
7 14 (4.00%) CCNA
7 14 (4.00%) RHCSA
8 10 (2.86%) RHCE
8 10 (2.86%) SCSA
9 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.14%) CCIE
10 4 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.86%) CCSA
11 3 (0.86%) CCSE
11 3 (0.86%) CCVP
11 3 (0.86%) CISSP
11 3 (0.86%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.86%) JNCIP
11 3 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.86%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.43%) QA
4 5 (1.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) DICOM
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) SAS 70
System Software
1 212 (60.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (32.57%) KVM
3 96 (27.43%) vSphere
4 87 (24.86%) XenServer
5 70 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 63 (18.00%) Hyper-V
7 44 (12.57%) Docker
8 23 (6.57%) VirtualBox
9 21 (6.00%) NFS
10 17 (4.86%) DFS Replication
10 17 (4.86%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (4.86%) VMware Server
11 16 (4.57%) SRDF
12 14 (4.00%) iptables
12 14 (4.00%) XenApp
13 13 (3.71%) LXC
13 13 (3.71%) Postfix
13 13 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (3.71%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (3.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 196 (56.00%) Puppet
2 157 (44.86%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (28.29%) Tivoli
4 97 (27.71%) Cobbler
5 90 (25.71%) Ansible
6 44 (12.57%) Nagios
7 37 (10.57%) Terraform
8 31 (8.86%) Salt
9 22 (6.29%) ZABBIX
10 18 (5.14%) SCCM
11 11 (3.14%) CFEngine
11 11 (3.14%) Graphite
11 11 (3.14%) Kubernetes
12 10 (2.86%) Packer
13 9 (2.57%) NetBackup
14 8 (2.29%) SCOM
15 7 (2.00%) Mesos
15 7 (2.00%) Munin
15 7 (2.00%) vRealize
16 6 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 217 (62.00%) VMware
2 143 (40.86%) Oracle
3 129 (36.86%) Microsoft
4 81 (23.14%) EnterpriseDB
5 75 (21.43%) Cisco
6 50 (14.29%) NetApp
7 49 (14.00%) Red Hat
8 41 (11.71%) Citrix
9 37 (10.57%) HP
10 35 (10.00%) Google
11 22 (6.29%) EMC
12 21 (6.00%) SolarWinds
13 20 (5.71%) IBM
14 17 (4.86%) Intel
14 17 (4.86%) Mitel
14 17 (4.86%) Riverbed
15 16 (4.57%) SaltStack
16 14 (4.00%) Rackspace
17 10 (2.86%) F5
18 9 (2.57%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum with benefits & bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago