The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 704 647 615
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -32
Permanent jobs citing Xen 214 236 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 2.22% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 164 189 284
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12056 10642 10834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.94% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10102 8885 9320
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -86 189 £45,000 -5.26% 18
London -82 74 £45,500 -13.33% 12
South East +7 64 £50,000 +19.04% 2
Berkshire +16 33 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading +15 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -23 16 £40,000 +105.12%
South West -2 15 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 15 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 14 £31,000 -
City of London -38 13 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East of England -49 10 £55,000 +12.24% 1
Bristol +4 9 £52,500 +23.52%
Oxfordshire -7 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Oxford +5 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Hampshire -3 7 £39,500 +558.33%
Andover - 7 £39,500 -
Surrey -8 6 £42,500 +57.40%
West Sussex - 6 £30,000 - 1
Slough +3 5 £50,000 +28.20%
East Midlands -19 5 £24,000 -69.03%
Essex -24 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Crawley - 5 £30,000 - 1
North West -6 4 £35,000 +42.85%
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £24,000 -
Brighton - 4 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £24,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Uxbridge +3 3 £45,500 +7.05%

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 299 (75.51%) VMware
2 265 (66.92%) Linux
3 253 (63.89%) Windows
4 252 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 129 (32.58%) MySQL
6 124 (31.31%) Citrix
7 122 (30.81%) Python
8 106 (26.77%) Hyper-V
9 104 (26.26%) Firewall
10 99 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 96 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 94 (23.74%) Active Directory
13 90 (22.73%) KVM
14 87 (21.97%) Apache
14 87 (21.97%) Java
14 87 (21.97%) Perl
15 85 (21.46%) SAN
15 85 (21.46%) Ruby
16 83 (20.96%) Cisco
17 80 (20.20%) Red Hat
17 80 (20.20%) Oracle
18 79 (19.95%) Puppet
19 77 (19.44%) UNIX
19 77 (19.44%) EMC
20 75 (18.94%) Bash Shell
21 72 (18.18%) Tomcat
22 70 (17.68%) ITIL
23 66 (16.67%) MS Exchange
24 65 (16.41%) HTTP
25 64 (16.16%) Clustering

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (21.97%) Apache
2 72 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 66 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 45 (11.36%) WebLogic
5 43 (10.86%) nginx
6 30 (7.58%) IIS
7 29 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (6.57%) OpenStack
9 21 (5.30%) CloudStack
10 18 (4.55%) GlassFish
11 17 (4.29%) WebSphere
11 17 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (3.03%) Lync
15 8 (2.02%) Node.js
16 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
17 5 (1.26%) Apache Solr
18 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.03%) Summit
2 4 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Line 500
3 1 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (2.78%) IaaS
3 10 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.76%) Office 365
7 2 (0.51%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) Nimbula
8 1 (0.25%) Route 53
8 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 104 (26.26%) Firewall
2 96 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 85 (21.46%) SAN
4 65 (16.41%) HTTP
5 57 (14.39%) DNS
6 42 (10.61%) LDAP
7 41 (10.35%) WAN
8 32 (8.08%) DHCP
9 31 (7.83%) VLAN
10 30 (7.58%) LAN
10 30 (7.58%) VPN
11 28 (7.07%) NAS
12 23 (5.81%) BIG-IP
13 17 (4.29%) iSCSI
14 16 (4.04%) OpenLDAP
15 14 (3.54%) VoIP
15 14 (3.54%) FTP
16 13 (3.28%) SMTP
16 13 (3.28%) Network Security
17 12 (3.03%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (32.58%) MySQL
2 48 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 45 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 36 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.56%) Redis
6 21 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.55%) Big Data
8 15 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.77%) DB2
10 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.01%) Informix
13 3 (0.76%) Riak
13 3 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.81%) Subversion
3 18 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.54%) Hudson
5 13 (3.28%) JIRA
6 11 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.27%) Selenium
8 8 (2.02%) JUnit
9 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.52%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.01%) Maven
11 3 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.76%) Gradle
11 3 (0.76%) Redmine
11 3 (0.76%) Ant
11 3 (0.76%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (8.84%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.30%) Law
4 13 (3.28%) Marketing
5 12 (3.03%) Games
6 11 (2.78%) Advertising
7 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.01%) Billing
8 4 (1.01%) French Language
8 4 (1.01%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
9 3 (0.76%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (27.53%) Administrator
2 92 (23.23%) Systems Administrator
3 77 (19.44%) Linux Administrator
4 66 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 60 (15.15%) Consultant
6 36 (9.09%) Architect
7 33 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 26 (6.57%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 26 (6.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 24 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 24 (6.06%) Analyst
10 20 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.55%) Java Consultant
11 18 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
12 16 (4.04%) Technical Architect
13 15 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (3.28%) IT Support
16 12 (3.03%) Team Leader
17 11 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 31 (7.83%) .NET
3 30 (7.58%) LAMP
4 24 (6.06%) Web Services
5 22 (5.56%) Middleware
6 18 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 18 (4.55%) Java EE
7 16 (4.04%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.03%) XML
9 10 (2.53%) J2EE
10 9 (2.27%) X-Windows
11 7 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.52%) HTML
13 4 (1.01%) Spring
13 4 (1.01%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.76%) REST
14 3 (0.76%) CPAN
14 3 (0.76%) XMPP
14 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.16%) Clustering
2 49 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 43 (10.86%) Open Source
4 30 (7.58%) Blackberry
5 25 (6.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 22 (5.56%) Replication
7 14 (3.54%) Digital Media
8 12 (3.03%) Celerra
9 11 (2.78%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.78%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.78%) iPad
10 10 (2.53%) iPhone
10 10 (2.53%) HACMP
11 6 (1.52%) iSeries
11 6 (1.52%) DTV
12 5 (1.26%) Wiki
13 4 (1.01%) Symmetrix DMX
13 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 265 (66.92%) Linux
2 253 (63.89%) Windows
3 77 (19.44%) UNIX
4 62 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (14.39%) Solaris
6 54 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (12.63%) Debian
9 45 (11.36%) CentOS
10 44 (11.11%) Ubuntu
11 37 (9.34%) AIX
12 27 (6.82%) Mac OS X
13 25 (6.31%) Windows 8
13 25 (6.31%) Windows 7
14 19 (4.80%) SUSE
15 16 (4.04%) HPUX
15 16 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (2.27%) FreeBSD
17 8 (2.02%) Windows XP
18 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.68%) ITIL
2 52 (13.13%) Configuration Management
3 34 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (7.83%) E-Commerce
5 27 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 26 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 21 (5.30%) Service Management
8 21 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (5.30%) OO
9 20 (5.05%) Time Management
10 18 (4.55%) SOA
10 18 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (4.29%) OOP
12 15 (3.79%) Release Management
13 14 (3.54%) Low Latency
14 13 (3.28%) Change Management
14 13 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (3.03%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.81%) Python
2 87 (21.97%) Java
2 87 (21.97%) Perl
3 85 (21.46%) Ruby
4 75 (18.94%) Bash Shell
5 48 (12.12%) PHP
6 45 (11.36%) SQL
7 36 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 21 (5.30%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.80%) C
10 12 (3.03%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.02%) Groovy
11 8 (2.02%) VBScript
12 6 (1.52%) AWK
12 6 (1.52%) sed
13 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.76%) C#
13 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.76%) C-shell
13 3 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 58 (14.65%) Degree
2 26 (6.57%) RHCE
2 26 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.05%) MCSE
4 15 (3.79%) Linux+ Certification
4 15 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.79%) LPIC
5 13 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.77%) CCA
8 7 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.01%) PMP
9 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.01%) MCSA
9 4 (1.01%) CCEE
9 4 (1.01%) CCIA
10 3 (0.76%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.29%) QA
2 15 (3.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 252 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (26.77%) Hyper-V
3 94 (23.74%) Active Directory
4 90 (22.73%) KVM
5 40 (10.10%) NFS
6 38 (9.60%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (8.08%) XenApp
8 25 (6.31%) vSphere
9 24 (6.06%) Sendmail
9 24 (6.06%) VMware ESX
10 22 (5.56%) XenServer
11 21 (5.30%) Postfix
11 21 (5.30%) Varnish
12 18 (4.55%) XenDesktop
13 16 (4.04%) vCloud
14 15 (3.79%) Terminal Services
15 14 (3.54%) Samba
16 10 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 10 (2.53%) PowerHA
17 9 (2.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 79 (19.95%) Puppet
2 50 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (8.84%) Nagios
4 30 (7.58%) HAProxy
5 20 (5.05%) Vagrant
6 19 (4.80%) StatsD
6 19 (4.80%) SCOM
7 18 (4.55%) SCCM
8 17 (4.29%) collectd
8 17 (4.29%) ARCserve
8 17 (4.29%) Legato
9 9 (2.27%) YUM
9 9 (2.27%) WSUS
10 8 (2.02%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.02%) Bcfg2
11 6 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.52%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.26%) Cacti
13 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (1.01%) Ansible
Vendors
1 299 (75.51%) VMware
2 124 (31.31%) Citrix
3 99 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 83 (20.96%) Cisco
5 80 (20.20%) Red Hat
5 80 (20.20%) Oracle
6 77 (19.44%) EMC
7 58 (14.65%) NetApp
8 52 (13.13%) HP
9 51 (12.88%) JBoss
10 37 (9.34%) Veritas
11 21 (5.30%) IBM
12 19 (4.80%) Juniper
13 18 (4.55%) Rackspace
14 15 (3.79%) Apple
14 15 (3.79%) Dell
15 13 (3.28%) Sun
16 12 (3.03%) AppSense
16 12 (3.03%) F5
17 10 (2.53%) Riverbed
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £325 - £500 Per Day £325-£500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Urban Network
Salary: £27-28k p.a. + Rota Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Science Navigation Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Science Navigation Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car, pension, share scheme
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, healthcare, life, bicycle
Posted: 28 days ago