The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 674 723 804
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +81
Permanent jobs citing Xen 203 264 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 2.13% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 166 239 130
Median salary £60,000 £53,400 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +12.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,940 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,025
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
11188 12396 13816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.55% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9260 10420 11617
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 200 £60,000 +14.28% 16
London +46 107 £65,000 +13.04% 10
Leeds +54 35 £50,000 -2.43% 2
West Yorkshire +52 35 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Yorkshire +34 35 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Manchester +7 19 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West -3 19 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South East +42 18 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +45 12 £40,000 -36.00%
City of London +32 11 £60,000 +11.62% 4
Abingdon - 11 - -
South West -3 10 £67,500 -3.57%
East Midlands +12 6 £50,000 -28.57%
Bristol 0 6 £67,500 -3.57%
East of England -16 5 £60,000 +37.93%
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Nottingham -4 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Berkshire +52 3 £50,000 -
Devon - 3 £33,500 -
Surrey -2 2 £40,000 +21.21%
Cambridge -6 2 £45,000 +4.65%
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £45,000 +4.65%
Plymouth - 2 £33,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Reading +25 1 - -
Guildford +25 1 £37,500 -
Scotland +22 1 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £47,500 +63.79% 1

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Xen.

1 288 (81.13%) Linux
2 239 (67.32%) VMware
3 230 (64.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 213 (60.00%) Windows
5 194 (54.65%) Puppet
6 187 (52.68%) Python
7 185 (52.11%) DevOps
8 178 (50.14%) Oracle
9 174 (49.01%) Firewall
10 169 (47.61%) Opscode Chef
11 168 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
12 156 (43.94%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (42.25%) Ruby
14 148 (41.69%) SQL
15 143 (40.28%) Bash Shell
16 134 (37.75%) WebSphere
17 130 (36.62%) Unix
18 120 (33.80%) Microsoft
18 120 (33.80%) KVM
19 118 (33.24%) Amazon AWS
19 118 (33.24%) OpenStack
20 113 (31.83%) vSphere
21 110 (30.99%) Shell Script
22 107 (30.14%) Jenkins
22 107 (30.14%) XenServer
23 105 (29.58%) Cisco
24 104 (29.30%) CloudStack
24 104 (29.30%) Ansible
25 103 (29.01%) Configuration Management
26 99 (27.89%) ITIL

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 134 (37.75%) WebSphere
2 118 (33.24%) OpenStack
3 104 (29.30%) CloudStack
4 85 (23.94%) JBoss
5 83 (23.38%) Apache
6 82 (23.10%) WebLogic
7 64 (18.03%) Tomcat
8 49 (13.80%) IIS
9 44 (12.39%) Oracle Coherence
10 43 (12.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 31 (8.73%) MS Exchange
12 22 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (5.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 18 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (3.38%) Skype for Business
17 10 (2.82%) nginx
18 6 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
18 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
19 5 (1.41%) lighttpd
Applications
1 34 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.38%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.35%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 118 (33.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.54%) SaaS
6 8 (2.25%) Google App Engine
6 8 (2.25%) Office 365
6 8 (2.25%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.41%) IaaS
7 5 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (1.41%) SoftLayer
8 4 (1.13%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.13%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (0.85%) GitHub
9 3 (0.85%) PaaS
10 2 (0.56%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 174 (49.01%) Firewall
2 90 (25.35%) WAN
3 88 (24.79%) SAN
4 77 (21.69%) NAS
5 73 (20.56%) LAN
6 52 (14.65%) HTTP
7 45 (12.68%) iSCSI
8 44 (12.39%) FCoE
8 44 (12.39%) Fibre Channel
8 44 (12.39%) Multicast
9 38 (10.70%) TCP/IP
10 34 (9.58%) DNS
11 26 (7.32%) VLAN
12 19 (5.35%) VoIP
12 19 (5.35%) VPN
13 14 (3.94%) SSL
14 13 (3.66%) DHCP
14 13 (3.66%) Internet
14 13 (3.66%) LDAP
15 12 (3.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.03%) MySQL
2 55 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (7.61%) Hadoop
4 24 (6.76%) DB2
4 24 (6.76%) OLAP
4 24 (6.76%) OLTP
4 24 (6.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 21 (5.92%) HBase
6 11 (3.10%) Redis
7 9 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.85%) Riak
10 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 107 (30.14%) Jenkins
2 68 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 59 (16.62%) TeamCity
4 45 (12.68%) Subversion
5 21 (5.92%) Travis CI
6 18 (5.07%) Vagrant
7 14 (3.94%) JIRA
8 12 (3.38%) Hudson
9 11 (3.10%) GitLab
10 9 (2.54%) Ant
11 8 (2.25%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.25%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.97%) GoCD
12 7 (1.97%) VersionOne
13 4 (1.13%) Selenium
14 3 (0.85%) Gradle
14 3 (0.85%) Grunt
14 3 (0.85%) gulp
15 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 74 (20.85%) Finance
2 16 (4.51%) Banking
3 14 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.66%) Legal
5 10 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.25%) Retail
7 6 (1.69%) Publishing
8 3 (0.85%) Billing
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 135 (38.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (17.46%) Architect
3 57 (16.06%) Administrator
4 52 (14.65%) Systems Administrator
5 50 (14.08%) Linux Administrator
6 46 (12.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 44 (12.39%) Infrastructure Architect
8 34 (9.58%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 25 (7.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 24 (6.76%) Lead Architect
11 21 (5.92%) Technical Architect
12 20 (5.63%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 20 (5.63%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 19 (5.35%) Analyst
13 19 (5.35%) Platform Engineer
13 19 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (4.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 15 (4.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (24.23%) .NET
2 46 (12.96%) Middleware
3 37 (10.42%) LAMP
4 24 (6.76%) XML
5 22 (6.20%) HTML
6 19 (5.35%) Rendezvous
6 19 (5.35%) Ultra Messaging
6 19 (5.35%) XSLT
7 9 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (2.54%) Servlets
8 8 (2.25%) JRuby
8 8 (2.25%) Web Services
9 7 (1.97%) CSS
9 7 (1.97%) Node.js
10 5 (1.41%) jQuery
11 4 (1.13%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (1.13%) JSON
11 4 (1.13%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (0.85%) React
12 3 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.17%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (1.41%) Fintech
4 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.13%) Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.85%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.85%) iPad
6 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.85%) Replication
6 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.28%) Equities
8 1 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 288 (81.13%) Linux
2 213 (60.00%) Windows
3 130 (36.62%) Unix
4 55 (15.49%) Solaris
5 54 (15.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.32%) Windows Server
8 21 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (5.07%) Debian
10 17 (4.79%) CentOS
11 14 (3.94%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.82%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.54%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.69%) AIX
14 6 (1.69%) HPUX
15 4 (1.13%) Android
15 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (52.11%) DevOps
2 168 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (43.94%) Continuous Integration
4 103 (29.01%) Configuration Management
5 99 (27.89%) ITIL
5 99 (27.89%) Scrum
6 98 (27.61%) DSDM
7 77 (21.69%) RUP
8 69 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
9 61 (17.18%) OWASP
10 48 (13.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 44 (12.39%) Benchmarking
12 29 (8.17%) Server Virtualisation
13 27 (7.61%) Build Automation
14 26 (7.32%) Load Balancing
15 24 (6.76%) Risk Management
16 22 (6.20%) Auto-Scaling
17 19 (5.35%) Data Protection
18 16 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
18 16 (4.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 187 (52.68%) Python
2 150 (42.25%) Ruby
3 148 (41.69%) SQL
4 143 (40.28%) Bash Shell
5 110 (30.99%) Shell Script
6 53 (14.93%) Perl
7 37 (10.42%) JavaScript
8 36 (10.14%) Java
9 20 (5.63%) PHP
10 18 (5.07%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.97%) C
11 7 (1.97%) C++
12 5 (1.41%) Go
13 4 (1.13%) VBScript
14 3 (0.85%) C#
14 3 (0.85%) Scala
15 2 (0.56%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.56%) C-shell
15 2 (0.56%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 35 (9.86%) Degree
2 23 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.63%) CCNA
4 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.66%) CEH
5 13 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (3.66%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (2.82%) MCSA
6 10 (2.82%) MCSE
7 8 (2.25%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.69%) CCNP
8 6 (1.69%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.41%) CCSA
9 5 (1.41%) CCSE
9 5 (1.41%) CISSP
9 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.13%) MCITP
10 4 (1.13%) RHCE
11 3 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.85%) HIPAA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 230 (64.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (33.80%) KVM
3 113 (31.83%) vSphere
4 107 (30.14%) XenServer
5 78 (21.97%) Hyper-V
6 44 (12.39%) NFS
6 44 (12.39%) Oracle RAC
6 44 (12.39%) SRDF
7 43 (12.11%) Docker
8 41 (11.55%) Active Directory
9 18 (5.07%) QEMU
9 18 (5.07%) VirtualBox
10 11 (3.10%) DFS Replication
10 11 (3.10%) VMware Server
11 10 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.69%) LXC
12 6 (1.69%) Postfix
13 5 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 194 (54.65%) Puppet
2 169 (47.61%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (29.30%) Ansible
4 95 (26.76%) Cobbler
5 93 (26.20%) Tivoli
6 41 (11.55%) Salt
7 32 (9.01%) Terraform
8 25 (7.04%) Nagios
9 20 (5.63%) ZABBIX
10 18 (5.07%) Kubernetes
11 15 (4.23%) Mesos
12 9 (2.54%) Packer
13 8 (2.25%) SCCM
14 7 (1.97%) HAProxy
15 6 (1.69%) Backup Exec
15 6 (1.69%) Graphite
15 6 (1.69%) WSUS
16 3 (0.85%) Ganeti
16 3 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
16 3 (0.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 239 (67.32%) VMware
2 178 (50.14%) Oracle
3 120 (33.80%) Microsoft
4 105 (29.58%) Cisco
5 98 (27.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 70 (19.72%) NetApp
7 60 (16.90%) Red Hat
8 50 (14.08%) EMC
9 46 (12.96%) Intel
10 45 (12.68%) IBM
11 39 (10.99%) Citrix
12 26 (7.32%) HP
13 20 (5.63%) SaltStack
13 20 (5.63%) Sybase
14 19 (5.35%) DataSynapse
14 19 (5.35%) TIBCO
15 17 (4.79%) SolarWinds
16 14 (3.94%) Google
16 14 (3.94%) Rackspace
17 13 (3.66%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 30 minutes ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
SKYSCAPE Cloud Services
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Give A Grad A Go
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 27 days ago