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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 626 672 673
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Permanent jobs citing Xen 272 238 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 1.91% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 194 203 179
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 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
11774 12478 10645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.87% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9834 10290 9075
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 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 28 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 +54 267 £52,500 +10.52% 34
London +14 142 £52,500 +10.52% 8
South East +40 42 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South West +14 42 £70,000 +100.00% 11
Bristol - 38 £70,000 - 3
Berkshire +34 32 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Reading +29 32 £50,000 - 5
Yorkshire +16 17 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Leeds +22 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +11 13 £40,000 - 2
City of London -2 12 £37,500 -16.66% 3
East of England -14 12 £46,750 -1.57% 2
West Midlands +3 9 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge +22 8 £46,750 +33.57% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 8 £46,750 +33.57% 1
Ealing - 7 - -
Birmingham - 5 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 4 £95,000 +216.66%
Sheffield -4 4 £95,000 +216.66%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Telford - 4 - -
Sidcup - 4 £50,500 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Hampshire +8 3 £27,500 -
Scotland 0 3 - -
North West -2 3 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Manchester -3 3 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Crawley - 3 £85,000 -
Brentford - 3 £45,000 -
Harrow - 3 £57,500 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 306 (67.70%) VMware
2 302 (66.81%) Linux
3 274 (60.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 180 (39.82%) Windows
5 175 (38.72%) KVM
6 170 (37.61%) Oracle
7 137 (30.31%) Java
8 135 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (29.20%) Apache
10 127 (28.10%) Python
11 119 (26.33%) Hyper-V
12 113 (25.00%) Solaris
13 112 (24.78%) DNS
14 108 (23.89%) SAN
15 106 (23.45%) DevOps
16 105 (23.23%) Cisco
17 104 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
17 104 (23.01%) Puppet
18 102 (22.57%) Git (software)
18 102 (22.57%) Tomcat
19 101 (22.35%) Citrix
20 100 (22.12%) HTTP
21 97 (21.46%) MySQL
22 96 (21.24%) UNIX
23 94 (20.80%) Red Hat
24 92 (20.35%) Perl
25 91 (20.13%) Finance
26 89 (19.69%) Firewall
26 89 (19.69%) NAS
27 85 (18.81%) Jenkins

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 132 (29.20%) Apache
2 102 (22.57%) Tomcat
3 76 (16.81%) OpenStack
4 61 (13.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 59 (13.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 59 (13.05%) IIS
6 56 (12.39%) WebSphere
7 45 (9.96%) nginx
8 42 (9.29%) MS Exchange
9 35 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 34 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (3.54%) Lync
11 16 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (2.88%) Jetty
12 13 (2.88%) WebLogic Portal
12 13 (2.88%) WebLogic
13 11 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (1.99%) Joomla!
15 9 (1.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.10%) MS Office
3 7 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (5.97%) RMDS
2 7 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.33%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.88%) Magento
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 104 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.85%) Google App Engine
2 40 (8.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (6.86%) SaaS
4 27 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (4.87%) PaaS
6 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (4.42%) HP Helion
7 18 (3.98%) IaaS
8 13 (2.88%) GitHub
8 13 (2.88%) Office 365
8 13 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.43%) Route 53
10 7 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) Symantec.cloud
12 3 (0.66%) Joyent
13 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 112 (24.78%) DNS
2 108 (23.89%) SAN
3 100 (22.12%) HTTP
4 89 (19.69%) Firewall
4 89 (19.69%) NAS
5 76 (16.81%) TCP/IP
6 71 (15.71%) WAN
7 67 (14.82%) LAN
8 66 (14.60%) iSCSI
9 48 (10.62%) FCoE
9 48 (10.62%) Fibre Channel
9 48 (10.62%) Multicast
10 47 (10.40%) VPN
11 43 (9.51%) VLAN
12 41 (9.07%) SMTP
13 40 (8.85%) DHCP
14 26 (5.75%) IPsec
15 23 (5.09%) BGP
15 23 (5.09%) Network Security
16 22 (4.87%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.46%) MySQL
2 41 (9.07%) SQL Server
3 34 (7.52%) Relational Database
4 33 (7.30%) Hadoop
5 27 (5.97%) HBase
6 23 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.88%) Essbase
8 13 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.65%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.43%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.33%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.33%) Big Data
13 5 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (1.11%) OLTP
13 5 (1.11%) OLAP
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 102 (22.57%) Git (software)
2 85 (18.81%) Jenkins
3 63 (13.94%) Artifactory
4 58 (12.83%) Ant
5 57 (12.61%) Maven
6 45 (9.96%) Gradle
7 37 (8.19%) Hudson
8 26 (5.75%) Subversion
9 12 (2.65%) Selenium
10 11 (2.43%) JIRA
11 10 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.99%) Grunt
13 7 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.66%) Metasploit
14 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.66%) Capybara
14 3 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
15 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 91 (20.13%) Finance
2 32 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.43%) Advertising
4 9 (1.99%) Law
5 5 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.88%) Local Government
6 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.66%) Publishing
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
7 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.66%) Electronics
7 3 (0.66%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (28.76%) Administrator
2 118 (26.11%) Systems Administrator
3 68 (15.04%) Linux Administrator
4 66 (14.60%) Architect
5 62 (13.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 55 (12.17%) Solutions Architect
7 53 (11.73%) Infrastructure Architect
8 52 (11.50%) Software Engineer
9 50 (11.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 32 (7.08%) Support Engineer
11 27 (5.97%) Technical Architect
11 27 (5.97%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 27 (5.97%) Operations Engineer
11 27 (5.97%) Lead Architect
11 27 (5.97%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 27 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
12 26 (5.75%) Principal Engineer
12 26 (5.75%) Principal Software Engineer
13 25 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.60%) Middleware
2 47 (10.40%) Web Services
3 38 (8.41%) XML
4 35 (7.74%) HTML
5 33 (7.30%) LAMP
6 32 (7.08%) XSLT
7 27 (5.97%) Rendezvous
7 27 (5.97%) Ultra Messaging
8 13 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 13 (2.88%) WebCenter
9 11 (2.43%) Servlets
9 11 (2.43%) JSON
10 9 (1.99%) CSS
10 9 (1.99%) MCollective
11 8 (1.77%) .NET
12 6 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (1.33%) jQuery
12 6 (1.33%) HTML5
12 6 (1.33%) REST
13 5 (1.11%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.96%) Public Cloud
3 28 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.98%) Digital Media
5 17 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.10%) Clustering
7 12 (2.65%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.21%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.21%) Replication
9 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.11%) DataPower
11 4 (0.88%) LPAR
12 2 (0.44%) DTV
12 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 302 (66.81%) Linux
2 180 (39.82%) Windows
3 113 (25.00%) Solaris
4 96 (21.24%) UNIX
5 63 (13.94%) Ubuntu
6 62 (13.72%) CentOS
6 62 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (9.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (7.96%) Debian
10 27 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (5.53%) AIX
12 14 (3.10%) HPUX
13 13 (2.88%) Windows 7
14 10 (2.21%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (1.33%) SUSE
16 5 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (1.11%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.66%) SmartOS
18 2 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (23.45%) DevOps
3 71 (15.71%) Configuration Management
4 69 (15.27%) Software Engineering
5 63 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
7 50 (11.06%) Mentoring
8 48 (10.62%) Benchmarking
9 40 (8.85%) ITIL
10 33 (7.30%) SDLC
11 29 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (6.42%) Load Balancing
12 26 (5.75%) Data Management
13 23 (5.09%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.76%) Time Management
14 17 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (3.54%) OO
16 15 (3.32%) Open Source
17 14 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 137 (30.31%) Java
2 127 (28.10%) Python
3 92 (20.35%) Perl
4 82 (18.14%) Ruby
5 77 (17.04%) Bash Shell
6 54 (11.95%) PowerShell
7 47 (10.40%) Shell Script
8 45 (9.96%) JavaScript
9 40 (8.85%) PHP
10 38 (8.41%) Scala
10 38 (8.41%) Clojure
11 23 (5.09%) SQL
12 17 (3.76%) C++
13 14 (3.10%) C
14 6 (1.33%) C#
14 6 (1.33%) VBScript
14 6 (1.33%) Korn
15 5 (1.11%) Jython
15 5 (1.11%) VBA
15 5 (1.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 77 (17.04%) Degree
2 29 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.75%) MCSE
4 24 (5.31%) Security Cleared
5 19 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (2.88%) MCSA
8 8 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.77%) MCITP
9 5 (1.11%) VCP5
9 5 (1.11%) CCNA
10 4 (0.88%) CCA
10 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.88%) CCEA
10 4 (0.88%) CCNP
10 4 (0.88%) VCP4
10 4 (0.88%) VCAP
11 3 (0.66%) CISSP
12 2 (0.44%) LPIC
12 2 (0.44%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.09%) QA
2 20 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 20 (4.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 274 (60.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (38.72%) KVM
3 119 (26.33%) Hyper-V
4 74 (16.37%) Active Directory
5 64 (14.16%) Docker
6 50 (11.06%) LXC
7 49 (10.84%) NFS
8 48 (10.62%) SRDF
9 38 (8.41%) XenServer
10 36 (7.96%) XenApp
11 34 (7.52%) vSphere
12 28 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
12 28 (6.19%) VMware ESX
13 26 (5.75%) VirtualBox
14 25 (5.53%) iptables
15 24 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (3.10%) XenDesktop
17 6 (1.33%) Varnish
17 6 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (1.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 104 (23.01%) Puppet
2 85 (18.81%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (11.50%) Nagios
4 46 (10.18%) Ansible
5 30 (6.64%) ZABBIX
6 20 (4.42%) Graphite
7 18 (3.98%) Salt
7 18 (3.98%) Vagrant
8 15 (3.32%) Oracle ZFS
9 12 (2.65%) SCCM
10 9 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (1.99%) StatsD
11 8 (1.77%) Kibana
11 8 (1.77%) Capistrano
12 7 (1.55%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (1.33%) Tivoli
14 5 (1.11%) Zenoss
14 5 (1.11%) Cacti
14 5 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 306 (67.70%) VMware
2 170 (37.61%) Oracle
3 105 (23.23%) Cisco
4 101 (22.35%) Citrix
5 94 (20.80%) Red Hat
6 79 (17.48%) Microsoft
7 68 (15.04%) HP
8 57 (12.61%) EMC
9 54 (11.95%) Intel
9 54 (11.95%) IBM
10 53 (11.73%) NetApp
11 41 (9.07%) Google
12 39 (8.63%) Sun
13 37 (8.19%) Rackspace
14 32 (7.08%) Juniper
15 27 (5.97%) Sybase
15 27 (5.97%) TIBCO
15 27 (5.97%) DataSynapse
16 21 (4.65%) Dell
17 13 (2.88%) Symantec
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Unparalleled Package, Business Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago