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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 719 759 772
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +13
Permanent jobs citing Xen 230 212 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 1.58% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 199 163 179
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%

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
12672 13445 12508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 12.15% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10724 11026 10486
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 +23 227 £50,000 - 23
London -4 117 £60,000 +4.34% 10
Yorkshire +29 21 £42,500 +112.50% 5
North West +45 20 £42,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +23 20 £42,500 +112.50% 3
Leeds +20 20 £42,500 +112.50% 3
South East +18 20 £40,000 - 2
Manchester +18 19 £42,500 - 2
City of London +33 18 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Bristol +1 18 £70,000 +75.00%
South West -1 18 £70,000 +64.70%
North East - 11 £40,000 - 2
East of England +6 10 £43,000 +1.17%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £40,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 10 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -15 7 £33,500 +39.58% 1
East Sussex +7 6 £40,000 -
Brighton +5 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £43,000 +11.50%
Coventry - 6 £33,500 -
Hertfordshire +15 4 - -
Cambridge -2 4 £43,000 +11.50%
Borehamwood -3 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +15 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +14 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Surrey +10 2 £48,750 +14.70%
North Yorkshire +4 2 £27,500 - 1
York -10 2 £27,500 - 1

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 393 (78.60%) Linux
2 309 (61.80%) Windows
3 267 (53.40%) VMware
4 243 (48.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 224 (44.80%) Python
6 210 (42.00%) Firewall
7 201 (40.20%) Puppet
8 195 (39.00%) Bash Shell
9 177 (35.40%) DevOps
10 176 (35.20%) Opscode Chef
11 173 (34.60%) Unix
12 158 (31.60%) Amazon AWS
13 154 (30.80%) Microsoft
13 154 (30.80%) KVM
14 147 (29.40%) Ruby
15 143 (28.60%) SQL
16 140 (28.00%) OpenStack
17 135 (27.00%) Windows Server
17 135 (27.00%) Configuration Management
18 133 (26.60%) Oracle
19 125 (25.00%) Perl
19 125 (25.00%) ITIL
20 122 (24.40%) LAMP
21 120 (24.00%) MySQL
22 119 (23.80%) Active Directory
23 118 (23.60%) Git (software)
24 114 (22.80%) Java
25 112 (22.40%) DNS
25 112 (22.40%) Shell Script
25 112 (22.40%) Agile Software Development

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 140 (28.00%) OpenStack
2 107 (21.40%) Tomcat
3 103 (20.60%) Apache
4 90 (18.00%) JBoss
5 74 (14.80%) WebSphere
6 70 (14.00%) CloudStack
7 69 (13.80%) WebLogic
8 44 (8.80%) nginx
9 36 (7.20%) MS Exchange
10 32 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (4.60%) Jetty
14 21 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (2.80%) GlassFish
16 9 (1.80%) Node.js
17 8 (1.60%) IIS
17 8 (1.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) RMDS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 158 (31.60%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (9.60%) SaaS
3 29 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.40%) IaaS
5 19 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (3.60%) Office 365
7 17 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (2.60%) Google App Engine
9 13 (2.60%) Google Apps
10 11 (2.20%) DigitalOcean
11 9 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (1.80%) PaaS
12 8 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.60%) Linode
13 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (1.00%) GitHub
15 3 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
16 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 210 (42.00%) Firewall
2 112 (22.40%) DNS
3 80 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 64 (12.80%) SAN
5 49 (9.80%) VPN
6 47 (9.40%) LDAP
7 45 (9.00%) NAS
8 42 (8.40%) DHCP
8 42 (8.40%) VLAN
9 41 (8.20%) WAN
10 38 (7.60%) HTTP
11 34 (6.80%) VoIP
12 32 (6.40%) SSL
13 30 (6.00%) LAN
14 26 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 24 (4.80%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (4.40%) iSCSI
17 20 (4.00%) Internet
18 14 (2.80%) Kerberos
19 13 (2.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.00%) MySQL
2 54 (10.80%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (4.80%) Hadoop
5 20 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.80%) Redis
7 11 (2.20%) Big Data
7 11 (2.20%) HBase
8 9 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.80%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.60%) DataStage
12 3 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.40%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 118 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 99 (19.80%) Jenkins
3 57 (11.40%) Subversion
4 53 (10.60%) Vagrant
5 46 (9.20%) TeamCity
6 32 (6.40%) Ant
7 26 (5.20%) Artifactory
8 25 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 22 (4.40%) Maven
10 19 (3.80%) Gradle
11 16 (3.20%) Hudson
12 15 (3.00%) JConsole
13 11 (2.20%) JIRA
14 9 (1.80%) Selenium
15 7 (1.40%) Travis CI
16 6 (1.20%) GitLab
17 4 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 4 (0.80%) CruiseControl
18 3 (0.60%) JMeter
18 3 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 38 (7.60%) Finance
2 37 (7.40%) Legal
2 37 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.20%) Banking
4 14 (2.80%) Marketing
5 10 (2.00%) Publishing
6 8 (1.60%) Law
6 8 (1.60%) Retail
7 6 (1.20%) Advertising
8 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) French Language
9 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (23.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (19.80%) Administrator
3 86 (17.20%) Linux Engineer
4 75 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 61 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
6 56 (11.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 51 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 50 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (7.60%) Support Engineer
11 32 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (5.20%) Architect
12 26 (5.20%) Information Security Specialist
12 26 (5.20%) Information Specialist
12 26 (5.20%) Security Specialist
12 26 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
13 23 (4.60%) Citrix Engineer
14 21 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
15 20 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
16 19 (3.80%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (24.40%) LAMP
2 68 (13.60%) .NET
3 27 (5.40%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (4.80%) LEMP Stack
5 18 (3.60%) Web Services
6 15 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (3.00%) CSS
7 14 (2.80%) XML
8 11 (2.20%) HTML
8 11 (2.20%) LAPP Stack
9 10 (2.00%) JSON
10 9 (1.80%) HornetQ
10 9 (1.80%) JMX
11 8 (1.60%) Middleware
12 6 (1.20%) Kafka
12 6 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.00%) Backbone.js
13 5 (1.00%) CSS3
13 5 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 23 (4.60%) Clustering
5 22 (4.40%) Replication
6 15 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.60%) Fintech
7 13 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.20%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.20%) NHS
9 10 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.00%) Statistics
10 9 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.80%) HP StoreVirtual
10 9 (1.80%) LPAR
11 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.40%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.40%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 393 (78.60%) Linux
2 309 (61.80%) Windows
3 173 (34.60%) Unix
4 135 (27.00%) Windows Server
5 108 (21.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 91 (18.20%) CentOS
7 64 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (7.20%) Solaris
10 35 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (5.80%) Debian
12 26 (5.20%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.60%) AIX
14 10 (2.00%) Android
14 10 (2.00%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.00%) SUSE
15 7 (1.40%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.00%) Fedora
16 5 (1.00%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (35.40%) DevOps
2 135 (27.00%) Configuration Management
3 125 (25.00%) ITIL
4 112 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (13.20%) DSDM
6 66 (13.20%) OWASP
6 66 (13.20%) RUP
6 66 (13.20%) Scrum
7 55 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 53 (10.60%) Performance Tuning
9 50 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 39 (7.80%) Software Engineering
11 38 (7.60%) Information Security
12 34 (6.80%) Open Source
13 33 (6.60%) Penetration Testing
14 32 (6.40%) Build Automation
15 30 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 29 (5.80%) Load Balancing
17 27 (5.40%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 224 (44.80%) Python
2 195 (39.00%) Bash Shell
3 147 (29.40%) Ruby
4 143 (28.60%) SQL
5 125 (25.00%) Perl
6 114 (22.80%) Java
7 112 (22.40%) Shell Script
8 49 (9.80%) PHP
9 37 (7.40%) PowerShell
10 34 (6.80%) C
11 31 (6.20%) JavaScript
12 23 (4.60%) C++
13 16 (3.20%) Go
13 16 (3.20%) Scala
14 14 (2.80%) Clojure
15 13 (2.60%) Erlang
15 13 (2.60%) Haskell
16 9 (1.80%) VBA
17 6 (1.20%) Korn
18 5 (1.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 49 (9.80%) Degree
2 38 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.00%) MCSE
4 28 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (4.40%) CCNA
7 15 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.80%) MCSA
9 12 (2.40%) CCNP
10 9 (1.80%) RHCE
11 8 (1.60%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.20%) MCP
12 6 (1.20%) PhD
12 6 (1.20%) RHCSA
13 5 (1.00%) CCENT
13 5 (1.00%) SCSA
14 4 (0.80%) CCIE
14 4 (0.80%) LPIC
14 4 (0.80%) MCITP
14 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (5.00%) SLA
3 15 (3.00%) HIPAA
4 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.80%) DICOM
5 4 (0.80%) FIPS 140-2
5 4 (0.80%) HL7
5 4 (0.80%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 243 (48.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (30.80%) KVM
3 119 (23.80%) Active Directory
4 90 (18.00%) vSphere
5 83 (16.60%) XenServer
6 68 (13.60%) Docker
7 65 (13.00%) Hyper-V
8 38 (7.60%) VirtualBox
9 35 (7.00%) NFS
10 34 (6.80%) iptables
11 28 (5.60%) LXC
12 23 (4.60%) XenApp
13 22 (4.40%) VMware ESX
14 17 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (3.00%) Samba
16 12 (2.40%) Postfix
17 11 (2.20%) Firmware
18 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (2.00%) Terminal Services
18 10 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 201 (40.20%) Puppet
2 176 (35.20%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (22.00%) Ansible
4 83 (16.60%) Nagios
5 77 (15.40%) Tivoli
6 72 (14.40%) Cobbler
7 46 (9.20%) Salt
8 34 (6.80%) Terraform
9 32 (6.40%) ZABBIX
10 27 (5.40%) Zenoss
11 25 (5.00%) Cacti
12 20 (4.00%) OpenNMS
13 19 (3.80%) SCCM
14 14 (2.80%) Graphite
14 14 (2.80%) Munin
15 11 (2.20%) CFEngine
15 11 (2.20%) NetBackup
16 9 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (1.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 267 (53.40%) VMware
2 154 (30.80%) Microsoft
3 133 (26.60%) Oracle
4 109 (21.80%) Red Hat
5 108 (21.60%) Cisco
6 93 (18.60%) Citrix
7 65 (13.00%) EnterpriseDB
8 61 (12.20%) Google
9 45 (9.00%) HP
10 37 (7.40%) NetApp
11 20 (4.00%) Dell
12 18 (3.60%) EMC
13 17 (3.40%) SaltStack
14 16 (3.20%) Juniper
14 16 (3.20%) Rackspace
15 13 (2.60%) IBM
16 12 (2.40%) Apple
17 10 (2.00%) CommVault
17 10 (2.00%) Fujitsu
17 10 (2.00%) SunGard
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + work from home
Posted: Yesterday
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 25 days ago