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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 666 684 645
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Permanent jobs citing Xen 192 183 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 1.73% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 166 150 174
Average salary £45,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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
12548 10601 10408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.13% 10.16% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10436 8768 8678
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +38 191 £45,250 - 28
London +65 126 £50,000 +9.89% 14
City of London +18 35 £36,500 -14.11% 5
South East -51 24 £43,000 -8.51% 3
East of England +24 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -2 11 £23,000 -16.36% 4
East Sussex -13 10 £40,000 - 2
Brighton -6 9 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £38,564 - 2
Leeds +6 7 £20,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -2 7 £20,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -2 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Sidcup - 7 £45,250 - 1
Cambridge - 7 £38,564 - 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £60,000 -
Watford - 6 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £60,000 -
Manchester +6 4 - -
North West -4 4 - -
South West -26 4 - - 3
Berkshire -30 4 £70,000 +40.00% 1
York - 4 £23,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,000 - 2
Bristol - 4 - - 3
Surrey -9 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire +14 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Essex -6 2 £21,500 -
Bedford - 2 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £32,500 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 287 (78.63%) VMware
2 242 (66.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (65.75%) Linux
4 220 (60.27%) Windows
5 137 (37.53%) Cisco
6 124 (33.97%) Python
7 121 (33.15%) Citrix
8 114 (31.23%) SAN
9 113 (30.96%) Active Directory
10 108 (29.59%) Hyper-V
11 105 (28.77%) KVM
12 103 (28.22%) MySQL
13 97 (26.58%) Perl
14 90 (24.66%) Microsoft
15 85 (23.29%) Firewall
16 84 (23.01%) Puppet
17 83 (22.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 80 (21.92%) UNIX
19 79 (21.64%) DNS
20 76 (20.82%) Finance
21 75 (20.55%) MS Exchange
22 71 (19.45%) Ruby
23 68 (18.63%) Nagios
23 68 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
24 67 (18.36%) Oracle
24 67 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
25 65 (17.81%) iSCSI
26 64 (17.53%) Bash Shell
27 63 (17.26%) NAS
28 61 (16.71%) Red Hat

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 75 (20.55%) MS Exchange
2 59 (16.16%) Tomcat
3 49 (13.42%) Apache
4 44 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (10.14%) IIS
6 27 (7.40%) OpenStack
7 25 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (6.85%) WebSphere
7 25 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (6.58%) JBoss
9 20 (5.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (4.93%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (4.11%) nginx
13 14 (3.84%) Lync
14 11 (3.01%) SharePoint
15 8 (2.19%) Commerce Server
16 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
16 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (1.64%) Jetty
Applications
1 44 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.21%) MS Office
3 7 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) RMDS
2 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.82%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.75%) PaaS
3 17 (4.66%) IaaS
4 16 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (4.11%) Office 365
6 10 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.92%) SaaS
8 6 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.37%) Route 53
10 4 (1.10%) GitHub
10 4 (1.10%) Google App Engine
10 4 (1.10%) HP Helion
11 3 (0.82%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 114 (31.23%) SAN
2 85 (23.29%) Firewall
3 79 (21.64%) DNS
4 65 (17.81%) iSCSI
5 63 (17.26%) NAS
6 58 (15.89%) WAN
7 51 (13.97%) TCP/IP
8 50 (13.70%) HTTP
9 47 (12.88%) LAN
10 43 (11.78%) Fibre Channel
11 41 (11.23%) VLAN
12 39 (10.68%) DHCP
13 28 (7.67%) MPLS
13 28 (7.67%) Network Security
14 25 (6.85%) VPN
15 23 (6.30%) Multicast
16 18 (4.93%) FCoE
17 17 (4.66%) SMTP
18 16 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (3.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.22%) MySQL
2 46 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.85%) MongoDB
5 17 (4.66%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.56%) Big Data
7 11 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.74%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.19%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.37%) HBase
11 5 (1.37%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.82%) OLTP
13 3 (0.82%) Redis
13 3 (0.82%) DB2
13 3 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.75%) Subversion
3 21 (5.75%) Maven
4 18 (4.93%) Hudson
5 16 (4.38%) Artifactory
6 12 (3.29%) Mercurial
7 9 (2.47%) JIRA
8 7 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.10%) Ant
9 4 (1.10%) Gradle
10 2 (0.55%) Bazaar
11 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (20.82%) Finance
2 19 (5.21%) Advertising
3 17 (4.66%) Marketing
4 14 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.74%) Games
6 5 (1.37%) Electronics
6 5 (1.37%) Law
7 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) iGaming
8 3 (0.82%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 89 (24.38%) Administrator
2 79 (21.64%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (17.26%) Linux Administrator
4 46 (12.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 37 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 31 (8.49%) Architect
8 29 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (7.12%) Analyst
9 26 (7.12%) Consultant
10 23 (6.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.03%) Infrastructure Architect
12 21 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
14 18 (4.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 18 (4.93%) Desktop Support
15 17 (4.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 16 (4.38%) Software Engineer
17 15 (4.11%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.85%) Middleware
1 25 (6.85%) LAMP
2 22 (6.03%) Web Services
3 14 (3.84%) REST
4 10 (2.74%) HTML
5 9 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (2.47%) SOAP
6 8 (2.19%) XML
7 7 (1.92%) .NET
8 6 (1.64%) JMX
8 6 (1.64%) HornetQ
9 5 (1.37%) HTML5
9 5 (1.37%) XSLT
9 5 (1.37%) POSIX
9 5 (1.37%) Rendezvous
10 3 (0.82%) J2EE
10 3 (0.82%) COM
11 2 (0.55%) Lucene
11 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.05%) Open Source
2 32 (8.77%) Clustering
3 30 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 26 (7.12%) Blackberry
5 23 (6.30%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.75%) Replication
7 19 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.29%) Device Driver
9 9 (2.47%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.64%) Life Science
11 6 (1.64%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.37%) Physics
12 5 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.37%) Statistics
12 5 (1.37%) Informatics
12 5 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 240 (65.75%) Linux
2 220 (60.27%) Windows
3 83 (22.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (21.92%) UNIX
5 54 (14.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (10.96%) Ubuntu
8 35 (9.59%) Solaris
8 35 (9.59%) CentOS
9 33 (9.04%) Windows 7
10 25 (6.85%) Debian
11 7 (1.92%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.64%) SUSE
13 4 (1.10%) AIX
13 4 (1.10%) Fedora
13 4 (1.10%) Android
13 4 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (10.68%) Load Balancing
4 36 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 34 (9.32%) ITIL
5 34 (9.32%) DevOps
6 30 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (7.40%) E-Commerce
8 21 (5.75%) Software Engineering
9 18 (4.93%) Benchmarking
10 17 (4.66%) Service Management
11 16 (4.38%) Release Management
12 12 (3.29%) ITSM
12 12 (3.29%) OO
13 11 (3.01%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.01%) People Management
14 10 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (2.74%) Migration
15 9 (2.47%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (33.97%) Python
2 97 (26.58%) Perl
3 71 (19.45%) Ruby
4 64 (17.53%) Bash Shell
5 58 (15.89%) Java
6 51 (13.97%) SQL
7 42 (11.51%) Shell Script
8 40 (10.96%) PHP
9 27 (7.40%) C
10 14 (3.84%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.29%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.19%) C++
13 7 (1.92%) Haskell
14 6 (1.64%) Scala
15 5 (1.37%) R
15 5 (1.37%) Golang
16 4 (1.10%) Clojure
16 4 (1.10%) AWK
17 2 (0.55%) Korn
17 2 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (13.70%) Degree
2 39 (10.68%) MCSE
2 39 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (10.14%) MCSA
4 32 (8.77%) CCNA
4 32 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.84%) VCP4
6 9 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.19%) CCNP
7 8 (2.19%) RHCE
7 8 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.64%) CISSP
8 6 (1.64%) LPIC
8 6 (1.64%) CISA
8 6 (1.64%) CISM
8 6 (1.64%) PCI QSA
9 5 (1.37%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.37%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.67%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.56%) QA
3 10 (2.74%) SLA
3 10 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 242 (66.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (30.96%) Active Directory
3 108 (29.59%) Hyper-V
4 105 (28.77%) KVM
5 44 (12.05%) vSphere
6 43 (11.78%) NFS
7 42 (11.51%) XenApp
8 34 (9.32%) XenServer
9 33 (9.04%) VMware ESX
10 22 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (4.93%) SRDF
11 18 (4.93%) Snort
12 12 (3.29%) LXC
13 10 (2.74%) Docker
13 10 (2.74%) XenDesktop
14 9 (2.47%) Sendmail
14 9 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (2.47%) Apache Flume
15 8 (2.19%) Terminal Services
16 7 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 84 (23.01%) Puppet
2 68 (18.63%) Nagios
2 68 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.03%) ZABBIX
4 19 (5.21%) Cacti
5 14 (3.84%) Salt
6 12 (3.29%) logstash
6 12 (3.29%) SCCM
7 11 (3.01%) SCOM
7 11 (3.01%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (2.47%) Graylog
8 9 (2.47%) Opsview
9 8 (2.19%) Ansible
9 8 (2.19%) Cobbler
10 7 (1.92%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.92%) WSUS
11 6 (1.64%) StatsD
11 6 (1.64%) Graphite
12 5 (1.37%) Mesos
12 5 (1.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 287 (78.63%) VMware
2 137 (37.53%) Cisco
3 121 (33.15%) Citrix
4 90 (24.66%) Microsoft
5 67 (18.36%) Oracle
6 61 (16.71%) Red Hat
7 52 (14.25%) NetApp
8 49 (13.42%) HP
9 41 (11.23%) EMC
10 29 (7.95%) IBM
11 25 (6.85%) Intel
11 25 (6.85%) Wyse
12 23 (6.30%) Dell
13 21 (5.75%) Reuters
14 20 (5.48%) Juniper
15 18 (4.93%) FactSet
16 17 (4.66%) Riverbed
17 13 (3.56%) Veritas
18 10 (2.74%) AppSense
18 10 (2.74%) Google
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £55k plus bonus plus pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Wiht excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago