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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 728 706 649
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -57
Permanent jobs citing Xen 173 203 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 1.77% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 135 165 204
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
13291 11446 11668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.50% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11273 9459 10022
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -25 164 £45,000 - 18
London +10 96 £47,500 - 11
East of England -12 25 £40,000 - 1
South East -44 22 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Yorkshire -19 15 £40,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +9 13 £41,750 -7.22% 1
West Yorkshire -8 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds -1 12 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridge +1 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Essex -10 7 £35,500 -32.38%
Surrey -12 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Reading -12 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Reigate - 6 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £37,500 -
Cwmbran -2 5 £45,000 +2.27%
Torfaen -2 5 £45,000 +2.27%
South Wales -8 5 £45,000 +3.44%
Wales -10 5 £45,000 +3.44%
Hampshire -23 5 £32,000 -20.00%
Bedford - 5 £37,500 -
Andover - 4 £32,000 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £45,000 +2.85% 1
North West -15 3 £35,000 -48.14%
Manchester -35 3 £35,000 -48.14%
Hounslow - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland +4 2 £56,000 +55.55%
Milton Keynes 0 2 £41,250 -2.94% 1
South West -1 2 £62,500 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 307 (76.75%) VMware
2 293 (73.25%) Linux
3 271 (67.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 225 (56.25%) Windows
5 155 (38.75%) Python
6 145 (36.25%) MySQL
7 142 (35.50%) Puppet
8 129 (32.25%) Perl
9 127 (31.75%) Nagios
10 124 (31.00%) Bash Shell
11 112 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
12 109 (27.25%) Ruby
13 108 (27.00%) KVM
14 104 (26.00%) Cisco
15 96 (24.00%) Apache
16 95 (23.75%) Citrix
17 86 (21.50%) SAN
18 84 (21.00%) Red Hat
18 84 (21.00%) Tomcat
19 82 (20.50%) Microsoft
19 82 (20.50%) PostgreSQL
20 81 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
20 81 (20.25%) Ubuntu
21 80 (20.00%) UNIX
22 79 (19.75%) Active Directory
23 76 (19.00%) Firewall
24 74 (18.50%) TCP/IP
24 74 (18.50%) DNS
25 72 (18.00%) Open Source
26 70 (17.50%) LAMP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 96 (24.00%) Apache
2 84 (21.00%) Tomcat
3 61 (15.25%) nginx
4 42 (10.50%) MS Exchange
5 36 (9.00%) JBoss
6 33 (8.25%) IIS
7 31 (7.75%) OpenStack
8 28 (7.00%) WebLogic
9 25 (6.25%) WebSphere
10 23 (5.75%) SharePoint
11 21 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (5.00%) Jetty
13 12 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (2.50%) CloudStack
15 8 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (1.75%) Node.js
17 5 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
19 3 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 36 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.75%) Office 365
3 15 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.25%) PaaS
5 12 (3.00%) IaaS
6 10 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.50%) Google App Engine
7 9 (2.25%) SoftLayer
8 7 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
9 6 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (1.50%) Joyent
10 3 (0.75%) SaaS
11 2 (0.50%) Route 53
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 86 (21.50%) SAN
2 76 (19.00%) Firewall
3 74 (18.50%) DNS
3 74 (18.50%) TCP/IP
4 47 (11.75%) HTTP
5 46 (11.50%) NAS
6 44 (11.00%) WAN
6 44 (11.00%) DHCP
7 41 (10.25%) iSCSI
8 39 (9.75%) VLAN
9 36 (9.00%) VPN
10 27 (6.75%) MPLS
11 24 (6.00%) BIG-IP
11 24 (6.00%) SSH
12 23 (5.75%) LDAP
13 22 (5.50%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (5.25%) LAN
15 19 (4.75%) NetScaler
16 18 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (4.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (36.25%) MySQL
2 82 (20.50%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (10.50%) Hadoop
4 41 (10.25%) MongoDB
5 38 (9.50%) SQL Server
6 32 (8.00%) Big Data
7 18 (4.50%) DB2
8 13 (3.25%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.00%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.25%) Redis
12 7 (1.75%) Riak
13 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.75%) HBase
15 2 (0.50%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.50%) OLTP
15 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.50%) Subversion
3 26 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.25%) Maven
4 17 (4.25%) Mercurial
5 15 (3.75%) Hudson
6 12 (3.00%) Artifactory
7 11 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.75%) JIRA
8 7 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.00%) Bazaar
11 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 47 (11.75%) Finance
2 15 (3.75%) Marketing
3 13 (3.25%) Law
4 11 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.50%) Advertising
6 9 (2.25%) German Language
6 9 (2.25%) Italian Language
6 9 (2.25%) Turkish Language
7 6 (1.50%) Banking
8 4 (1.00%) Retail
8 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.00%) Electronics
9 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (37.75%) Administrator
2 126 (31.50%) Systems Administrator
3 108 (27.00%) Linux Administrator
4 64 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 41 (10.25%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (6.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 27 (6.75%) Architect
8 26 (6.50%) Support Engineer
9 23 (5.75%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 23 (5.75%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (5.25%) Consultant
11 19 (4.75%) Analyst
12 18 (4.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.75%) Project Engineer
15 14 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
16 13 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.25%) Network Engineer
17 12 (3.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (17.50%) LAMP
2 39 (9.75%) Web Services
3 14 (3.50%) J2EE
4 12 (3.00%) .NET
4 12 (3.00%) XML
5 10 (2.50%) Servlets
5 10 (2.50%) JMX
5 10 (2.50%) HornetQ
6 9 (2.25%) Middleware
7 7 (1.75%) SOAP
7 7 (1.75%) REST
8 4 (1.00%) HTML
9 3 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.50%) CSS
10 2 (0.50%) XMPP
10 2 (0.50%) Memcached
11 1 (0.25%) OSGi
11 1 (0.25%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 72 (18.00%) Open Source
2 42 (10.50%) Computer Science
3 34 (8.50%) Clustering
4 17 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.00%) Replication
6 14 (3.50%) iPad
7 13 (3.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.00%) Device Driver
9 9 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.25%) Blog
9 9 (2.25%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.25%) Telematics
12 4 (1.00%) DTV
12 4 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.75%) Life Science
14 2 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 293 (73.25%) Linux
2 225 (56.25%) Windows
3 81 (20.25%) Ubuntu
4 80 (20.00%) UNIX
5 65 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (15.25%) CentOS
7 37 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (8.50%) Debian
9 26 (6.50%) Solaris
10 21 (5.25%) Windows 7
11 15 (3.75%) Android
12 13 (3.25%) AIX
13 11 (2.75%) SUSE
14 8 (2.00%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.75%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.25%) HPUX
17 4 (1.00%) Fedora
18 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (17.25%) Configuration Management
3 63 (15.75%) DevOps
4 53 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
5 51 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (11.75%) ITIL
7 33 (8.25%) Load Balancing
8 26 (6.50%) E-Commerce
9 25 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (5.25%) Software Engineering
11 15 (3.75%) Statistical Analysis
12 12 (3.00%) Release Management
13 10 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
13 10 (2.50%) OOP
13 10 (2.50%) OO
13 10 (2.50%) Coaching
14 9 (2.25%) Service Management
14 9 (2.25%) Automated Testing
14 9 (2.25%) Migration
14 9 (2.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 155 (38.75%) Python
2 129 (32.25%) Perl
3 124 (31.00%) Bash Shell
4 109 (27.25%) Ruby
5 57 (14.25%) SQL
6 55 (13.75%) PHP
7 54 (13.50%) Shell Script
8 53 (13.25%) Java
9 18 (4.50%) C
10 11 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.50%) C++
11 6 (1.50%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.00%) Scala
12 4 (1.00%) Haskell
12 4 (1.00%) Erlang
12 4 (1.00%) OCaml
12 4 (1.00%) Lisp
13 2 (0.50%) Korn
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 54 (13.50%) Degree
2 40 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (8.00%) MCSE
4 31 (7.75%) CCNA
4 31 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (6.25%) MCSA
6 12 (3.00%) RHCE
7 10 (2.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (2.50%) LPIC
7 10 (2.50%) MCITP
7 10 (2.50%) RHCSA
8 9 (2.25%) CCNP
9 7 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.50%) CISA
10 6 (1.50%) CISM
10 6 (1.50%) CISSP
10 6 (1.50%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.25%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.25%) MCP
12 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.00%) QA
2 15 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.00%) SLA
4 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 271 (67.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (27.00%) KVM
3 79 (19.75%) Active Directory
4 67 (16.75%) Hyper-V
5 37 (9.25%) Snort
6 36 (9.00%) vSphere
7 29 (7.25%) XenServer
8 28 (7.00%) NFS
9 19 (4.75%) VMware ESX
9 19 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (4.00%) XenApp
11 13 (3.25%) VirtualBox
12 10 (2.50%) Postfix
12 10 (2.50%) Sendmail
12 10 (2.50%) Terminal Services
13 8 (2.00%) XenDesktop
13 8 (2.00%) Varnish
14 6 (1.50%) vCloud
15 5 (1.25%) LXC
16 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 142 (35.50%) Puppet
2 127 (31.75%) Nagios
3 112 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (14.75%) ZABBIX
5 53 (13.25%) Cacti
6 49 (12.25%) Salt
7 40 (10.00%) Ansible
8 18 (4.50%) Ganglia
9 16 (4.00%) CFEngine
10 15 (3.75%) Graphite
11 13 (3.25%) Vagrant
12 9 (2.25%) HAProxy
13 8 (2.00%) SCCM
13 8 (2.00%) SCOM
14 7 (1.75%) Munin
15 6 (1.50%) Plesk
15 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
15 6 (1.50%) Cobbler
15 6 (1.50%) Opsview
16 5 (1.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 307 (76.75%) VMware
2 104 (26.00%) Cisco
3 95 (23.75%) Citrix
4 84 (21.00%) Red Hat
5 82 (20.50%) Microsoft
6 65 (16.25%) Oracle
7 33 (8.25%) HP
8 30 (7.50%) EMC
9 29 (7.25%) NetApp
10 24 (6.00%) Dell
11 18 (4.50%) IBM
12 15 (3.75%) Google
12 15 (3.75%) F5
12 15 (3.75%) Rackspace
13 11 (2.75%) Wyse
14 9 (2.25%) Juniper
15 8 (2.00%) Reuters
15 8 (2.00%) SaltStack
16 7 (1.75%) Riverbed
17 6 (1.50%) Intel
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago