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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 669 668 567
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -101
Permanent jobs citing Xen 242 206 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 1.94% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 207 184 298
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
12364 10606 11846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 9.88% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10243 9034 10136
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -5 219 £47,500 +7.95% 30
London +65 149 £47,500 - 21
City of London +35 40 £45,000 - 6
East of England -26 23 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Essex +17 17 £47,500 +5.55%
South East -54 17 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Yorkshire -45 12 £30,000 -27.71% 3
Berkshire -9 9 £47,500 -6.40%
North West -18 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Manchester -2 7 £32,500 -23.52%
South Yorkshire -15 6 £30,000 -29.41%
West Yorkshire -19 6 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Sheffield -22 6 £30,000 -29.41%
South West - 6 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -16 5 £35,000 -14.62%
Bath - 5 £32,500 - 2
Somerset - 5 £32,500 - 2
Glasgow -5 4 - -
Leeds -29 4 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £37,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £36,250 -
South Wales - 4 £36,250 -
Suffolk - 4 £37,000 -
Wales - 4 £36,250 -
Oxford +3 3 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £55,000 -24.13% 2
Reading -6 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Chelmsford - 3 £47,500 -
Surrey -11 2 £46,250 +42.30%
Epsom - 2 £46,250 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 356 (78.76%) Linux
2 351 (77.65%) VMware
3 325 (71.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 271 (59.96%) Windows
5 181 (40.04%) Python
6 173 (38.27%) MySQL
7 154 (34.07%) Apache
8 153 (33.85%) Perl
9 151 (33.41%) Puppet
10 150 (33.19%) Bash Shell
11 148 (32.74%) Ruby
12 127 (28.10%) Citrix
13 126 (27.88%) Nagios
14 116 (25.66%) KVM
15 111 (24.56%) Tomcat
16 110 (24.34%) Firewall
17 103 (22.79%) Red Hat
18 101 (22.35%) Opscode Chef
19 100 (22.12%) nginx
19 100 (22.12%) Active Directory
20 99 (21.90%) Cisco
20 99 (21.90%) UNIX
21 93 (20.58%) TCP/IP
22 92 (20.35%) Ubuntu
23 91 (20.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 89 (19.69%) Oracle
25 85 (18.81%) DNS
25 85 (18.81%) Microsoft
26 81 (17.92%) LAMP
27 79 (17.48%) PostgreSQL

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 154 (34.07%) Apache
2 111 (24.56%) Tomcat
3 100 (22.12%) nginx
4 71 (15.71%) WebLogic
5 54 (11.95%) MS Exchange
6 37 (8.19%) IIS
7 31 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (6.86%) OpenStack
8 28 (6.19%) WebSphere
9 19 (4.20%) GlassFish
10 17 (3.76%) CloudStack
11 14 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (2.65%) Jetty
14 11 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
15 10 (2.21%) Node.js
16 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.66%) Lync
17 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Line 500
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.88%) Office 365
4 13 (2.88%) IaaS
5 9 (1.99%) Joyent
5 9 (1.99%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.55%) Rackspace Cloud
7 6 (1.33%) SaaS
8 5 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.88%) PaaS
10 3 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 110 (24.34%) Firewall
2 93 (20.58%) TCP/IP
3 85 (18.81%) DNS
4 73 (16.15%) HTTP
4 73 (16.15%) SAN
5 62 (13.72%) DHCP
6 42 (9.29%) BIG-IP
6 42 (9.29%) VLAN
7 41 (9.07%) VPN
7 41 (9.07%) NAS
8 39 (8.63%) WAN
9 37 (8.19%) LDAP
10 31 (6.86%) NetScaler
11 29 (6.42%) SSH
12 28 (6.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 27 (5.97%) iSCSI
14 23 (5.09%) LAN
15 21 (4.65%) FTP
16 20 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (4.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (38.27%) MySQL
2 79 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (11.28%) MongoDB
4 41 (9.07%) SQL Server
5 39 (8.63%) Hadoop
6 34 (7.52%) Big Data
7 29 (6.42%) DB2
8 20 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.54%) Redis
9 16 (3.54%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.21%) Riak
11 7 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.88%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.44%) HBase
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 48 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.41%) Subversion
3 21 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.76%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.88%) JIRA
6 11 (2.43%) Hudson
7 10 (2.21%) Mercurial
7 10 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.55%) Maven
10 3 (0.66%) Redmine
11 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.44%) Selenium
12 1 (0.22%) JBehave
12 1 (0.22%) Bazaar
12 1 (0.22%) Ant
12 1 (0.22%) JUnit
12 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.22%) JMeter
12 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 53 (11.73%) Finance
2 19 (4.20%) Law
3 14 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.77%) German Language
4 8 (1.77%) Italian Language
4 8 (1.77%) Turkish Language
5 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.55%) Games
5 7 (1.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.33%) Back Office
6 6 (1.33%) Electronics
7 5 (1.11%) Billing
7 5 (1.11%) Welsh Language
8 4 (0.88%) Retail
8 4 (0.88%) French Language
9 3 (0.66%) Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 191 (42.26%) Administrator
2 163 (36.06%) Systems Administrator
3 121 (26.77%) Linux Administrator
4 76 (16.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 53 (11.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 44 (9.73%) Architect
6 44 (9.73%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 43 (9.51%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 35 (7.74%) Consultant
9 30 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (4.42%) Support Engineer
12 19 (4.20%) Analyst
12 19 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
13 18 (3.98%) Java Consultant
13 18 (3.98%) Middleware Consultant
14 14 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.10%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (3.10%) IT Support
15 12 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.92%) LAMP
2 44 (9.73%) Web Services
3 23 (5.09%) .NET
4 21 (4.65%) XML
5 20 (4.42%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (4.20%) Java EE
7 18 (3.98%) Oracle Fusion
7 18 (3.98%) Middleware
8 10 (2.21%) J2EE
9 9 (1.99%) Servlets
10 8 (1.77%) HTML
11 7 (1.55%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (1.11%) Spring
13 5 (1.11%) JSON
14 4 (0.88%) Hibernate
15 3 (0.66%) JMX
15 3 (0.66%) REST
15 3 (0.66%) HornetQ
16 2 (0.44%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.50%) Open Source
2 60 (13.27%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.52%) Clustering
4 22 (4.87%) Replication
5 18 (3.98%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.43%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.21%) iPad
7 10 (2.21%) Celerra
8 8 (1.77%) Blog
9 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.33%) DTV
11 5 (1.11%) iPhone
11 5 (1.11%) Telematics
11 5 (1.11%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.11%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.66%) Physics
14 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 356 (78.76%) Linux
2 271 (59.96%) Windows
3 99 (21.90%) UNIX
4 92 (20.35%) Ubuntu
5 91 (20.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (16.15%) CentOS
7 51 (11.28%) Debian
8 48 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (9.07%) Solaris
10 31 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (4.42%) SUSE
13 18 (3.98%) AIX
14 16 (3.54%) Windows 8
14 16 (3.54%) Windows 7
15 11 (2.43%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.99%) Android
17 8 (1.77%) Windows XP
17 8 (1.77%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.48%) Configuration Management
2 69 (15.27%) DevOps
3 65 (14.38%) ITIL
4 60 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (6.19%) Load Balancing
7 28 (6.19%) Statistical Analysis
8 27 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 27 (5.97%) Technical Analysis
9 25 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (4.65%) Business Continuity
11 20 (4.42%) SOA
12 19 (4.20%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (3.54%) OO
13 16 (3.54%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.32%) OOP
15 13 (2.88%) Knowledge Management
15 13 (2.88%) TOGAF
16 11 (2.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 181 (40.04%) Python
2 153 (33.85%) Perl
3 150 (33.19%) Bash Shell
4 148 (32.74%) Ruby
5 78 (17.26%) Java
6 70 (15.49%) SQL
7 60 (13.27%) PHP
8 36 (7.96%) Shell Script
9 29 (6.42%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.54%) C
11 9 (1.99%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
12 1 (0.22%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
12 1 (0.22%) Tcl
12 1 (0.22%) Lisp
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) Haskell
12 1 (0.22%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 54 (11.95%) Degree
2 34 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.20%) MCITP
4 17 (3.76%) MCSE
5 15 (3.32%) LPIC
5 15 (3.32%) RHCE
5 15 (3.32%) Linux+ Certification
6 9 (1.99%) MCSA
6 9 (1.99%) CCNA
6 9 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.66%) CCNP
9 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) CCIA
10 2 (0.44%) CCEE
10 2 (0.44%) MCP
10 2 (0.44%) CCA
10 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.86%) QA
2 9 (1.99%) SLA
3 7 (1.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 325 (71.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (25.66%) KVM
3 100 (22.12%) Active Directory
4 70 (15.49%) Hyper-V
5 41 (9.07%) NFS
6 32 (7.08%) XenServer
7 27 (5.97%) Snort
8 23 (5.09%) vSphere
9 16 (3.54%) Postfix
9 16 (3.54%) Sendmail
9 16 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.54%) vCloud
10 15 (3.32%) Varnish
11 12 (2.65%) XenApp
12 9 (1.99%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (1.99%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.77%) Samba
13 8 (1.77%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.77%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 151 (33.41%) Puppet
2 126 (27.88%) Nagios
3 101 (22.35%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (15.71%) Salt
5 66 (14.60%) ZABBIX
6 60 (13.27%) Cacti
7 54 (11.95%) Ansible
8 29 (6.42%) CFEngine
9 22 (4.87%) Ganglia
10 16 (3.54%) HAProxy
10 16 (3.54%) Vagrant
11 11 (2.43%) Backup Exec
12 10 (2.21%) Legato
12 10 (2.21%) Munin
12 10 (2.21%) ARCserve
13 9 (1.99%) Data Guard
13 9 (1.99%) StatsD
14 8 (1.77%) SCOM
14 8 (1.77%) Bcfg2
15 7 (1.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 351 (77.65%) VMware
2 127 (28.10%) Citrix
3 103 (22.79%) Red Hat
4 99 (21.90%) Cisco
5 89 (19.69%) Oracle
6 85 (18.81%) Microsoft
7 70 (15.49%) JBoss
8 50 (11.06%) NetApp
9 39 (8.63%) HP
10 28 (6.19%) EMC
10 28 (6.19%) F5
11 27 (5.97%) Rackspace
12 14 (3.10%) SaltStack
12 14 (3.10%) Dell
13 12 (2.65%) Veritas
13 12 (2.65%) New Relic
13 12 (2.65%) Google
14 11 (2.43%) SoftLayer
14 11 (2.43%) Reuters
14 11 (2.43%) Bloomberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plumbee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago