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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 708 737 675
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -62
Permanent jobs citing Xen 184 210 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.48% 1.71% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 139 177 171
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,850 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%

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
12463 12287 10647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.53% 10.39% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10284 10401 8974
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +35 177 £50,000 +5.26% 35
London +53 105 £60,000 +23.07% 7
South East -11 26 £40,000 -20.00% 15
South West -4 25 £42,500 -26.08% 8
Bristol +5 17 £40,000 -23.80% 8
City of London +45 16 £52,500 - 2
East Sussex - 16 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 15 £40,000 - 1
East of England +11 14 £45,000 - 2
Dorset +8 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Bournemouth -4 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertfordshire +10 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Sidcup - 7 £45,250 -
Cambridge - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +20 5 £30,000 -42.85%
Berkshire -23 5 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Yorkshire +3 4 - - 1
Redhill - 4 £30,000 -
Reading -24 3 £50,000 - 8
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Leeds +22 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire +15 2 - -
West Yorkshire +14 2 - - 1
York +7 2 - -
West Midlands -3 2 £22,500 -25.00%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Linlithgow - 2 - -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 281 (74.34%) VMware
2 243 (64.29%) Linux
3 236 (62.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 198 (52.38%) Windows
5 143 (37.83%) Cisco
6 139 (36.77%) KVM
7 120 (31.75%) Hyper-V
8 117 (30.95%) Citrix
9 116 (30.69%) SAN
10 112 (29.63%) Python
11 108 (28.57%) Finance
12 107 (28.31%) Active Directory
13 101 (26.72%) MySQL
14 99 (26.19%) DNS
15 98 (25.93%) Java
16 97 (25.66%) Apache
17 96 (25.40%) Oracle
18 93 (24.60%) Perl
19 91 (24.07%) HTTP
19 91 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
20 90 (23.81%) Tomcat
21 81 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
22 80 (21.16%) NAS
22 80 (21.16%) Ruby
22 80 (21.16%) Microsoft
22 80 (21.16%) Red Hat
23 78 (20.63%) UNIX
23 78 (20.63%) Puppet
24 76 (20.11%) Amazon AWS
25 74 (19.58%) Git (software)

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 97 (25.66%) Apache
2 90 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 74 (19.58%) MS Exchange
4 61 (16.14%) IIS
5 47 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (11.38%) WebSphere
7 42 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 41 (10.85%) Oracle Coherence
9 35 (9.26%) OpenStack
10 31 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (7.94%) nginx
12 29 (7.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (5.56%) JBoss
15 17 (4.50%) Lync
16 7 (1.85%) Commerce Server
17 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
19 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 28 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (4.23%) RMDS
2 9 (2.38%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.79%) Magento
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 76 (20.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (5.03%) PaaS
4 18 (4.76%) IaaS
4 18 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (4.50%) Google App Engine
6 13 (3.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (3.44%) Route 53
6 13 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (2.91%) GitHub
8 9 (2.38%) Office 365
9 8 (2.12%) SaaS
10 7 (1.85%) HP Helion
11 6 (1.59%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.79%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.26%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 116 (30.69%) SAN
2 99 (26.19%) DNS
3 91 (24.07%) HTTP
4 80 (21.16%) NAS
5 73 (19.31%) Firewall
6 72 (19.05%) iSCSI
7 68 (17.99%) WAN
8 67 (17.72%) LAN
9 49 (12.96%) TCP/IP
9 49 (12.96%) Fibre Channel
10 43 (11.38%) VLAN
11 42 (11.11%) Multicast
12 41 (10.85%) SMTP
13 40 (10.58%) VPN
13 40 (10.58%) FCoE
14 37 (9.79%) DHCP
15 31 (8.20%) Network Security
16 24 (6.35%) BGP
17 23 (6.08%) IMAP
18 20 (5.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (26.72%) MySQL
2 37 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.61%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.76%) MariaDB
7 16 (4.23%) HBase
7 16 (4.23%) Hadoop
8 14 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.91%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.12%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.32%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.79%) OLTP
14 3 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 28 (7.41%) Maven
4 23 (6.08%) Subversion
5 22 (5.82%) Ant
5 22 (5.82%) Artifactory
6 12 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 12 (3.17%) Hudson
7 11 (2.91%) Gradle
7 11 (2.91%) Selenium
8 10 (2.65%) JIRA
9 7 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.79%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.79%) Capybara
11 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (0.53%) Grunt
13 1 (0.26%) MSI
13 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 108 (28.57%) Finance
2 20 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.03%) Advertising
4 10 (2.65%) Games
5 9 (2.38%) Marketing
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.06%) iGaming
6 4 (1.06%) Banking
6 4 (1.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 98 (25.93%) Administrator
2 96 (25.40%) Systems Administrator
3 52 (13.76%) Linux Administrator
4 50 (13.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 50 (13.23%) Architect
5 44 (11.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 41 (10.85%) Solutions Architect
6 41 (10.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 32 (8.47%) Support Engineer
8 26 (6.88%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (6.35%) Lead Architect
9 24 (6.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 23 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (5.82%) Analyst
12 19 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
13 18 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 18 (4.76%) Desktop Support
14 17 (4.50%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.64%) Middleware
2 36 (9.52%) Web Services
3 23 (6.08%) HTML
4 22 (5.82%) XML
5 16 (4.23%) XSLT
5 16 (4.23%) Ultra Messaging
5 16 (4.23%) Rendezvous
6 15 (3.97%) LAMP
7 12 (3.17%) .NET
8 9 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (1.85%) REST
10 6 (1.59%) COM
11 5 (1.32%) POSIX
11 5 (1.32%) HTML5
12 4 (1.06%) JSON
13 3 (0.79%) Servlets
13 3 (0.79%) Alternative PHP Cache
14 2 (0.53%) SOAP
14 2 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
14 2 (0.53%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.73%) Blackberry
3 27 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.82%) Clustering
5 19 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.50%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.97%) Replication
8 12 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.12%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.85%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.59%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.59%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.59%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.32%) Physics
13 5 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (1.32%) Statistics
13 5 (1.32%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 243 (64.29%) Linux
2 198 (52.38%) Windows
3 81 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (20.63%) UNIX
5 63 (16.67%) Solaris
6 54 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (11.90%) CentOS
8 45 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (11.38%) Ubuntu
10 33 (8.73%) Windows 7
11 31 (8.20%) Debian
12 12 (3.17%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.06%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.06%) AIX
15 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (14.29%) DevOps
3 48 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
3 48 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 41 (10.85%) Load Balancing
5 40 (10.58%) Benchmarking
6 35 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (8.73%) ITIL
8 30 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 26 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (6.35%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.82%) SDLC
12 20 (5.29%) OO
13 19 (5.03%) Mentoring
14 17 (4.50%) Open Source
15 16 (4.23%) Change Management
16 14 (3.70%) People Management
16 14 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (3.44%) Service Management
17 13 (3.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (29.63%) Python
2 98 (25.93%) Java
3 93 (24.60%) Perl
4 80 (21.16%) Ruby
5 65 (17.20%) Bash Shell
6 51 (13.49%) Shell Script
7 47 (12.43%) SQL
8 40 (10.58%) PHP
9 31 (8.20%) PowerShell
10 25 (6.61%) JavaScript
11 19 (5.03%) C
12 16 (4.23%) Scala
12 16 (4.23%) Clojure
13 11 (2.91%) C++
14 5 (1.32%) R
14 5 (1.32%) Go
14 5 (1.32%) Haskell
15 4 (1.06%) VBA
15 4 (1.06%) AWK
16 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (11.11%) Degree
2 32 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (8.20%) MCSE
4 28 (7.41%) MCSA
5 17 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.70%) CCNA
7 11 (2.91%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.12%) CCNP
10 4 (1.06%) RHCE
10 4 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.79%) MCP
11 3 (0.79%) LPIC
11 3 (0.79%) MCITP
12 2 (0.53%) CISSP
12 2 (0.53%) CCVP
12 2 (0.53%) GCIH
13 1 (0.26%) CCIE
13 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.61%) PCI DSS
2 22 (5.82%) SLA
3 17 (4.50%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 236 (62.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (36.77%) KVM
3 120 (31.75%) Hyper-V
4 107 (28.31%) Active Directory
5 56 (14.81%) NFS
6 49 (12.96%) XenApp
7 40 (10.58%) SRDF
8 35 (9.26%) VMware ESX
9 31 (8.20%) XenServer
9 31 (8.20%) vSphere
10 27 (7.14%) Docker
11 26 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
12 25 (6.61%) LXC
13 19 (5.03%) iptables
13 19 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (2.38%) XenDesktop
14 9 (2.38%) Terminal Services
14 9 (2.38%) Apache Flume
15 8 (2.12%) VirtualBox
16 7 (1.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 78 (20.63%) Puppet
2 64 (16.93%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (12.70%) Nagios
4 19 (5.03%) Vagrant
5 15 (3.97%) ZABBIX
6 13 (3.44%) Graphite
7 11 (2.91%) logstash
7 11 (2.91%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (2.65%) SCCM
8 10 (2.65%) Salt
8 10 (2.65%) StatsD
8 10 (2.65%) Graylog
9 9 (2.38%) Linux-HA
10 8 (2.12%) SCOM
11 7 (1.85%) Cacti
11 7 (1.85%) Capistrano
12 6 (1.59%) WSUS
12 6 (1.59%) Ansible
13 5 (1.32%) Icinga
13 5 (1.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 281 (74.34%) VMware
2 143 (37.83%) Cisco
3 117 (30.95%) Citrix
4 96 (25.40%) Oracle
5 80 (21.16%) Microsoft
5 80 (21.16%) Red Hat
6 68 (17.99%) NetApp
7 53 (14.02%) EMC
8 52 (13.76%) HP
9 47 (12.43%) Intel
10 45 (11.90%) IBM
11 33 (8.73%) Juniper
12 23 (6.08%) Wyse
13 22 (5.82%) Reuters
14 18 (4.76%) Google
14 18 (4.76%) Sun
14 18 (4.76%) Riverbed
14 18 (4.76%) FactSet
15 17 (4.50%) Rackspace
16 16 (4.23%) Sybase
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago