The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 685 672 598
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -74
Permanent jobs citing Xen 233 198 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 1.84% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 208 168 287
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12396 10765 11248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.53% 9.89% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10303 9175 9655
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -12 203 £47,500 - 27
London +6 129 £47,500 -5.00% 9
City of London +23 35 £45,000 -0.55% 2
East of England -11 30 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Essex +21 29 £47,500 +37.68%
South East -41 27 £55,000 +61.76% 4
Berkshire +18 13 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxford +16 9 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Oxfordshire +5 9 £55,000 -24.13% 4
Reading +3 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Cardiff - 8 £37,500 -
South Wales - 8 £37,500 -
Wales - 8 £37,500 - 2
North West +1 6 £33,750 +22.72% 1
South West - 6 £37,500 - 5
Somerset - 5 £37,500 - 3
Bath - 5 £37,500 - 3
Chelmsford - 4 £47,500 -
Manchester - 4 £32,500 -
Surrey +2 2 £46,250 +42.30%
Epsom - 2 £46,250 -
Welwyn Garden City +9 1 £50,000 -
Slough +8 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £24,000 +33.33%
Nottingham -1 1 £24,000 +33.33%
East Midlands -7 1 £24,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -7 1 - -
Yorkshire -27 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -28 1 £50,000 +21.21%
West Yorkshire -42 1 £50,000 +42.85%

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 351 (77.83%) VMware
2 330 (73.17%) Linux
3 309 (68.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 282 (62.53%) Windows
5 164 (36.36%) Python
6 156 (34.59%) MySQL
7 148 (32.82%) Citrix
8 131 (29.05%) Perl
8 131 (29.05%) Apache
9 128 (28.38%) Ruby
10 122 (27.05%) Firewall
11 119 (26.39%) Puppet
12 113 (25.06%) Active Directory
13 109 (24.17%) Bash Shell
14 108 (23.95%) Microsoft
15 102 (22.62%) KVM
16 98 (21.73%) Nagios
17 95 (21.06%) Tomcat
17 95 (21.06%) UNIX
18 92 (20.40%) Cisco
19 91 (20.18%) SAN
19 91 (20.18%) Red Hat
19 91 (20.18%) Oracle
20 88 (19.51%) Hyper-V
21 87 (19.29%) TCP/IP
22 84 (18.63%) Java
23 80 (17.74%) nginx
24 79 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 77 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
26 75 (16.63%) JBoss

Xen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 131 (29.05%) Apache
2 95 (21.06%) Tomcat
3 80 (17.74%) nginx
4 73 (16.19%) WebLogic
5 65 (14.41%) MS Exchange
6 36 (7.98%) OpenStack
7 32 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (6.21%) GlassFish
9 26 (5.76%) IIS
10 21 (4.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (3.55%) WebSphere
12 15 (3.33%) CloudStack
13 14 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (1.33%) Node.js
14 6 (1.33%) Lync
15 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.67%) Summit
4 2 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Line 500
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.88%) Office 365
3 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.44%) IaaS
4 10 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.33%) SaaS
7 5 (1.11%) Joyent
8 3 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.67%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 122 (27.05%) Firewall
2 91 (20.18%) SAN
3 87 (19.29%) TCP/IP
4 75 (16.63%) DNS
5 68 (15.08%) HTTP
6 49 (10.86%) DHCP
7 47 (10.42%) BIG-IP
8 46 (10.20%) NAS
9 44 (9.76%) WAN
10 41 (9.09%) VLAN
11 39 (8.65%) VPN
12 33 (7.32%) iSCSI
13 32 (7.10%) LDAP
14 31 (6.87%) LAN
15 28 (6.21%) NetScaler
16 23 (5.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 20 (4.43%) SSH
18 16 (3.55%) SSL
19 15 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
20 13 (2.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (34.59%) MySQL
2 65 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 44 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 31 (6.87%) Big Data
6 30 (6.65%) Redis
7 29 (6.43%) NoSQL
8 24 (5.32%) DB2
9 23 (5.10%) Hadoop
10 19 (4.21%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.00%) Riak
12 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.89%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 32 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.21%) Subversion
3 18 (3.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (2.88%) Hudson
4 13 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.66%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.77%) JIRA
7 4 (0.89%) Maven
7 4 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.67%) Redmine
9 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.44%) Selenium
9 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.22%) JBehave
10 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.22%) JMeter
10 1 (0.22%) Ant
10 1 (0.22%) JUnit
10 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
General
1 51 (11.31%) Finance
2 16 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.33%) Law
4 7 (1.55%) Marketing
4 7 (1.55%) Games
4 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.55%) Advertising
5 6 (1.33%) Back Office
5 6 (1.33%) Electronics
6 5 (1.11%) Billing
6 5 (1.11%) Welsh Language
7 4 (0.89%) French Language
8 3 (0.67%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Retail
8 3 (0.67%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 159 (35.25%) Administrator
2 135 (29.93%) Systems Administrator
3 102 (22.62%) Linux Administrator
4 68 (15.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 48 (10.64%) Consultant
6 44 (9.76%) Architect
7 42 (9.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 33 (7.32%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 32 (7.10%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 31 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
11 27 (5.99%) Java Consultant
11 27 (5.99%) Middleware Consultant
12 26 (5.76%) Analyst
13 22 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.77%) Support Engineer
17 16 (3.55%) IT Support
18 15 (3.33%) Team Leader
19 12 (2.66%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.53%) LAMP
2 32 (7.10%) ActiveMQ
3 28 (6.21%) Java EE
4 27 (5.99%) Web Services
4 27 (5.99%) Middleware
4 27 (5.99%) Oracle Fusion
5 19 (4.21%) .NET
6 16 (3.55%) XML
7 8 (1.77%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (1.33%) HTML
10 5 (1.11%) Spring
10 5 (1.11%) JSON
11 4 (0.89%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.67%) REST
13 2 (0.44%) COM
13 2 (0.44%) CodeIgniter
14 1 (0.22%) Sinatra
14 1 (0.22%) XMPP
14 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.76%) Open Source
3 31 (6.87%) Clustering
4 30 (6.65%) Replication
5 28 (6.21%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.33%) Celerra
7 12 (2.66%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.66%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.66%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.44%) iPhone
9 10 (2.22%) iPad
10 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.55%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.33%) DTV
13 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.44%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.44%) Wiki
14 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.44%) Physics
15 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 330 (73.17%) Linux
2 282 (62.53%) Windows
3 95 (21.06%) UNIX
4 79 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (15.74%) Ubuntu
6 60 (13.30%) CentOS
7 53 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (10.64%) Debian
9 39 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (7.76%) Solaris
11 28 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (5.10%) Windows 8
13 22 (4.88%) Mac OS X
14 21 (4.66%) Windows 7
15 18 (3.99%) AIX
16 16 (3.55%) SUSE
17 9 (2.00%) Windows XP
18 7 (1.55%) HPUX
19 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
20 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.63%) ITIL
2 65 (14.41%) Configuration Management
3 59 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.08%) DevOps
4 36 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (7.54%) E-Commerce
6 30 (6.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (6.43%) SOA
7 29 (6.43%) Technical Architecture
8 28 (6.21%) Load Balancing
9 27 (5.99%) Software Engineering
10 26 (5.76%) OO
10 26 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (5.76%) Technical Analysis
11 25 (5.54%) OOP
12 23 (5.10%) Statistical Analysis
13 22 (4.88%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.21%) Business Continuity
15 17 (3.77%) Time Management
16 16 (3.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (36.36%) Python
2 131 (29.05%) Perl
3 128 (28.38%) Ruby
4 109 (24.17%) Bash Shell
5 84 (18.63%) Java
6 69 (15.30%) SQL
7 46 (10.20%) PHP
8 39 (8.65%) PowerShell
9 26 (5.76%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.77%) C
11 7 (1.55%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.11%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) C-shell
13 1 (0.22%) Korn
13 1 (0.22%) Tcl
13 1 (0.22%) VB
13 1 (0.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (11.53%) Degree
2 30 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.99%) MCSE
4 16 (3.55%) MCITP
5 11 (2.44%) LPIC
5 11 (2.44%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (2.44%) RHCE
6 10 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.00%) MCSA
8 8 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.77%) CCNA
9 7 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.33%) CCA
11 5 (1.11%) CCIA
11 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.89%) CCEE
13 3 (0.67%) CCNP
14 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.76%) QA
2 10 (2.22%) SLA
3 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 309 (68.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (25.06%) Active Directory
3 102 (22.62%) KVM
4 88 (19.51%) Hyper-V
5 39 (8.65%) NFS
6 30 (6.65%) XenServer
7 25 (5.54%) XenApp
7 25 (5.54%) vSphere
7 25 (5.54%) Varnish
8 17 (3.77%) vCloud
8 17 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.55%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.88%) Snort
10 13 (2.88%) Postfix
11 12 (2.66%) VMware ESX
11 12 (2.66%) Sendmail
12 10 (2.22%) Terminal Services
13 9 (2.00%) qmail
13 9 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (1.77%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 119 (26.39%) Puppet
2 98 (21.73%) Nagios
3 77 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (14.86%) Salt
5 44 (9.76%) ZABBIX
6 41 (9.09%) Cacti
7 39 (8.65%) Ansible
8 28 (6.21%) Vagrant
8 28 (6.21%) HAProxy
9 24 (5.32%) CFEngine
10 20 (4.43%) StatsD
11 17 (3.77%) logstash
11 17 (3.77%) collectd
11 17 (3.77%) Legato
11 17 (3.77%) ARCserve
12 15 (3.33%) Ganglia
13 12 (2.66%) SCOM
14 11 (2.44%) Backup Exec
15 10 (2.22%) SCCM
16 9 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 351 (77.83%) VMware
2 148 (32.82%) Citrix
3 108 (23.95%) Microsoft
4 92 (20.40%) Cisco
5 91 (20.18%) Red Hat
5 91 (20.18%) Oracle
6 75 (16.63%) JBoss
7 65 (14.41%) NetApp
8 44 (9.76%) EMC
9 43 (9.53%) HP
10 31 (6.87%) Rackspace
11 25 (5.54%) Veritas
12 24 (5.32%) F5
12 24 (5.32%) SaltStack
13 15 (3.33%) Dell
14 12 (2.66%) Bloomberg
15 11 (2.44%) IBM
15 11 (2.44%) Fidessa
15 11 (2.44%) Reuters
16 10 (2.22%) New Relic
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago