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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 683 638 618
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -20
Permanent jobs citing Xen 215 239 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 2.16% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 176 200 233
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £59,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-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
12866 11085 11980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.27% 10.35% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10798 9328 10278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,020
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 23 October 2014 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 23 October 2014. 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 -27 209 £47,500 +9.19% 28
London +35 140 £50,000 +11.11% 10
City of London +26 33 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England -11 27 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Yorkshire -46 16 £35,000 -15.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South East -59 15 £46,250 +12.80% 5
Cambridge -2 13 £46,250 -2.63% 2
West Yorkshire -24 9 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Essex -8 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +3 7 £62,500 +21.95% 3
South Yorkshire -28 7 £30,000 -31.03%
Sheffield -29 7 £30,000 -31.03%
Leeds -31 6 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Reading -6 5 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Scotland -9 5 £35,000 -14.62%
Manchester -10 5 - -
North West -28 5 - -
Glasgow +1 4 - -
Hampshire -11 4 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Suffolk - 4 £37,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £37,000 -
Andover - 4 £32,000 - 1
South West - 3 £57,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Peterborough - 2 £40,000 -
Bath - 2 £45,000 -
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
South Wales +5 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wales +3 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 355 (79.78%) Linux
2 351 (78.88%) VMware
3 324 (72.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 258 (57.98%) Windows
5 190 (42.70%) Python
6 173 (38.88%) MySQL
7 172 (38.65%) Puppet
8 161 (36.18%) Perl
9 152 (34.16%) Bash Shell
10 151 (33.93%) Ruby
11 146 (32.81%) Nagios
12 139 (31.24%) Apache
13 125 (28.09%) KVM
14 117 (26.29%) Citrix
14 117 (26.29%) Opscode Chef
15 107 (24.04%) Tomcat
16 106 (23.82%) UNIX
17 101 (22.70%) PostgreSQL
18 100 (22.47%) Cisco
18 100 (22.47%) Ubuntu
19 99 (22.25%) Red Hat
20 91 (20.45%) Oracle
20 91 (20.45%) nginx
21 88 (19.78%) Firewall
22 87 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
22 87 (19.55%) TCP/IP
23 86 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 83 (18.65%) LAMP
25 81 (18.20%) Configuration Management
26 79 (17.75%) Active Directory

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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
1 139 (31.24%) Apache
2 107 (24.04%) Tomcat
3 91 (20.45%) nginx
4 57 (12.81%) JBoss
4 57 (12.81%) WebLogic
5 43 (9.66%) MS Exchange
6 31 (6.97%) IIS
7 30 (6.74%) OpenStack
8 29 (6.52%) WebSphere
9 27 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (4.49%) Jetty
11 17 (3.82%) SharePoint
12 16 (3.60%) CloudStack
13 13 (2.92%) GlassFish
14 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (2.25%) Node.js
15 9 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.45%) Lync
17 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (3.15%) Office 365
6 10 (2.25%) Google App Engine
6 10 (2.25%) IaaS
7 9 (2.02%) Joyent
8 7 (1.57%) Rackspace Cloud
9 6 (1.35%) SaaS
10 5 (1.12%) PaaS
10 5 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 88 (19.78%) Firewall
2 87 (19.55%) TCP/IP
3 72 (16.18%) SAN
3 72 (16.18%) DNS
4 58 (13.03%) HTTP
5 45 (10.11%) DHCP
6 44 (9.89%) NAS
7 38 (8.54%) WAN
7 38 (8.54%) BIG-IP
8 34 (7.64%) VPN
8 34 (7.64%) iSCSI
9 33 (7.42%) SSH
10 32 (7.19%) VLAN
11 30 (6.74%) NetScaler
12 29 (6.52%) LDAP
13 28 (6.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 23 (5.17%) HTTPS
15 21 (4.72%) LAN
15 21 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (4.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (38.88%) MySQL
2 101 (22.70%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (11.01%) Hadoop
4 46 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 38 (8.54%) Big Data
6 30 (6.74%) SQL Server
7 29 (6.52%) DB2
8 17 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.92%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.47%) Redis
11 10 (2.25%) Riak
12 9 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.90%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.67%) HBase
15 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 56 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.89%) Subversion
3 20 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.60%) Mercurial
5 12 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (2.47%) JIRA
7 10 (2.25%) Maven
8 7 (1.57%) Hudson
9 6 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.12%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.90%) Bazaar
12 1 (0.22%) JBehave
12 1 (0.22%) JUnit
12 1 (0.22%) Selenium
12 1 (0.22%) JMeter
12 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 51 (11.46%) Finance
2 18 (4.04%) Law
3 13 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.02%) German Language
4 9 (2.02%) Italian Language
4 9 (2.02%) Turkish Language
5 8 (1.80%) Marketing
6 5 (1.12%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.12%) Electronics
7 4 (0.90%) Banking
7 4 (0.90%) Retail
8 3 (0.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.67%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 198 (44.49%) Administrator
2 160 (35.96%) Systems Administrator
3 138 (31.01%) Linux Administrator
4 75 (16.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 50 (11.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 43 (9.66%) Architect
7 41 (9.21%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 40 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (8.99%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 29 (6.52%) Consultant
10 20 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (4.04%) Support Engineer
12 17 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (2.92%) Analyst
15 13 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
16 12 (2.70%) Software Engineer
16 12 (2.70%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (18.65%) LAMP
2 41 (9.21%) Web Services
3 17 (3.82%) XML
4 15 (3.37%) Middleware
5 14 (3.15%) .NET
6 13 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (2.70%) J2EE
7 12 (2.70%) Java EE
8 11 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (2.25%) JMX
9 10 (2.25%) HornetQ
9 10 (2.25%) Servlets
10 4 (0.90%) SOAP
10 4 (0.90%) HTML
10 4 (0.90%) REST
10 4 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.45%) CSS
12 2 (0.45%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (0.45%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.53%) Open Source
2 50 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 40 (8.99%) Clustering
4 15 (3.37%) Replication
5 13 (2.92%) iPad
6 12 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (2.70%) Device Driver
7 9 (2.02%) Blog
7 9 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.12%) DTV
10 5 (1.12%) Telematics
10 5 (1.12%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.90%) Celerra
12 3 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 355 (79.78%) Linux
2 258 (57.98%) Windows
3 106 (23.82%) UNIX
4 100 (22.47%) Ubuntu
5 86 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 74 (16.63%) CentOS
7 47 (10.56%) Debian
8 38 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (7.19%) Solaris
10 26 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (4.04%) SUSE
13 15 (3.37%) Android
14 14 (3.15%) AIX
15 10 (2.25%) Windows 7
16 8 (1.80%) Mac OS
17 5 (1.12%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.12%) HPUX
17 5 (1.12%) Fedora
18 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (18.20%) Configuration Management
3 65 (14.61%) DevOps
4 62 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
5 61 (13.71%) ITIL
6 42 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (7.87%) Load Balancing
8 28 (6.29%) Statistical Analysis
8 28 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.39%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.39%) Technical Analysis
10 23 (5.17%) Software Engineering
11 18 (4.04%) Business Continuity
12 15 (3.37%) Knowledge Management
13 13 (2.92%) OO
14 12 (2.70%) SOA
14 12 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (2.47%) OOP
16 10 (2.25%) Migration
16 10 (2.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 190 (42.70%) Python
2 161 (36.18%) Perl
3 152 (34.16%) Bash Shell
4 151 (33.93%) Ruby
5 69 (15.51%) Java
6 60 (13.48%) SQL
7 55 (12.36%) PHP
8 52 (11.69%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.94%) C
10 17 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.80%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.90%) C++
12 4 (0.90%) Scala
12 4 (0.90%) Lisp
12 4 (0.90%) Haskell
12 4 (0.90%) Erlang
12 4 (0.90%) OCaml
13 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (12.58%) Degree
2 34 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.04%) MCSE
3 18 (4.04%) MCITP
4 16 (3.60%) CCNA
4 16 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.37%) LPIC
5 15 (3.37%) Linux+ Certification
5 15 (3.37%) RHCE
6 11 (2.47%) MCSA
7 4 (0.90%) CCNP
7 4 (0.90%) CISSP
7 4 (0.90%) CISA
7 4 (0.90%) CISM
7 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.90%) PCI QSA
8 2 (0.45%) CCIA
8 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.07%) QA
2 11 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 324 (72.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (28.09%) KVM
3 79 (17.75%) Active Directory
4 61 (13.71%) Hyper-V
5 42 (9.44%) Snort
6 38 (8.54%) XenServer
7 33 (7.42%) NFS
8 32 (7.19%) vSphere
9 15 (3.37%) vCloud
9 15 (3.37%) Postfix
9 15 (3.37%) Sendmail
10 13 (2.92%) VirtualBox
11 12 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.70%) VMware ESX
12 10 (2.25%) XenApp
12 10 (2.25%) Terminal Services
12 10 (2.25%) Varnish
13 7 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (1.35%) XenDesktop
15 5 (1.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 172 (38.65%) Puppet
2 146 (32.81%) Nagios
3 117 (26.29%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (16.63%) Cacti
5 72 (16.18%) Salt
6 69 (15.51%) ZABBIX
7 59 (13.26%) Ansible
8 29 (6.52%) CFEngine
9 22 (4.94%) Ganglia
10 12 (2.70%) Vagrant
11 10 (2.25%) HAProxy
11 10 (2.25%) Munin
12 8 (1.80%) SCOM
13 7 (1.57%) SCCM
14 6 (1.35%) Plesk
15 5 (1.12%) Backup Exec
15 5 (1.12%) Nessus
15 5 (1.12%) Data Guard
15 5 (1.12%) Cobbler
16 4 (0.90%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 351 (78.88%) VMware
2 117 (26.29%) Citrix
3 100 (22.47%) Cisco
4 99 (22.25%) Red Hat
5 91 (20.45%) Oracle
6 68 (15.28%) Microsoft
7 44 (9.89%) NetApp
8 35 (7.87%) HP
9 28 (6.29%) F5
10 26 (5.84%) EMC
11 22 (4.94%) Rackspace
12 14 (3.15%) Dell
13 13 (2.92%) IBM
13 13 (2.92%) Google
14 11 (2.47%) SoftLayer
15 10 (2.25%) SaltStack
16 7 (1.57%) New Relic
16 7 (1.57%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.57%) Reuters
16 7 (1.57%) Bloomberg
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 50% OTE, £500/month car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago