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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 739 767 793
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +26
Permanent jobs citing Xen 193 181 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 1.43% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 167 137 175
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%

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
12214 12693 12661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.39% 11.90% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10348 10486 10726
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +60 191 £50,000 - 24
London +36 110 £60,000 +0.84% 9
North West - 20 £42,500 - 3
Manchester - 19 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +25 18 £42,500 +112.50% 3
Leeds +26 17 £42,500 +112.50% 3
West Yorkshire +25 17 £42,500 +112.50% 3
City of London +45 16 £58,750 +11.90% 3
South East +15 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bristol 0 13 £70,000 +75.00%
South West -4 13 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Hampshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 6 £37,500 - 1
East of England +19 4 £43,000 -4.44% 3
Berkshire +8 3 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands -13 3 £40,000 +77.77%
North East - 3 £40,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 - 1
Reading +11 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Hertfordshire +7 2 - -
Borehamwood +5 2 - -
Cambridge +1 2 £43,000 -9.47% 2
East Sussex +1 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £43,000 -9.47% 3
Brighton -4 2 £40,000 -
Harrow - 2 £53,750 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Kent - 2 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 1 £27,500 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 393 (83.09%) Linux
2 292 (61.73%) Windows
3 255 (53.91%) VMware
4 232 (49.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 217 (45.88%) Python
6 206 (43.55%) Puppet
7 205 (43.34%) Firewall
8 197 (41.65%) Bash Shell
9 179 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
10 177 (37.42%) DevOps
11 171 (36.15%) Unix
12 157 (33.19%) Microsoft
13 155 (32.77%) Amazon AWS
14 154 (32.56%) SQL
15 152 (32.14%) Ruby
16 145 (30.66%) KVM
17 143 (30.23%) OpenStack
18 136 (28.75%) Oracle
19 134 (28.33%) Configuration Management
20 124 (26.22%) ITIL
21 123 (26.00%) Windows Server
22 121 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
23 119 (25.16%) MySQL
24 118 (24.95%) LAMP
25 116 (24.52%) Perl
25 116 (24.52%) Git (software)
26 115 (24.31%) Shell Script
26 115 (24.31%) Ansible
27 111 (23.47%) DNS
28 110 (23.26%) Cisco

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
1 143 (30.23%) OpenStack
2 104 (21.99%) Apache
3 99 (20.93%) Tomcat
4 97 (20.51%) JBoss
5 81 (17.12%) WebSphere
6 78 (16.49%) CloudStack
7 75 (15.86%) WebLogic
8 41 (8.67%) nginx
9 37 (7.82%) MS Exchange
10 33 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (4.86%) Jetty
13 23 (4.86%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (2.75%) GlassFish
17 9 (1.90%) IIS
17 9 (1.90%) Node.js
18 8 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 36 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 155 (32.77%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (9.30%) SaaS
3 32 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.59%) IaaS
5 16 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.96%) Office 365
7 13 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.75%) Google Apps
8 11 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
9 10 (2.11%) Google App Engine
10 8 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.69%) Linode
11 7 (1.48%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.48%) PaaS
12 6 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (1.06%) GitHub
14 3 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
15 2 (0.42%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 205 (43.34%) Firewall
2 111 (23.47%) DNS
3 74 (15.64%) TCP/IP
4 67 (14.16%) SAN
5 49 (10.36%) VPN
5 49 (10.36%) WAN
6 44 (9.30%) DHCP
6 44 (9.30%) LDAP
6 44 (9.30%) NAS
6 44 (9.30%) VLAN
7 38 (8.03%) SSL
8 37 (7.82%) VoIP
9 35 (7.40%) HTTP
10 32 (6.77%) LAN
11 23 (4.86%) iSCSI
12 22 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (4.23%) Internet
15 15 (3.17%) IPsec
16 14 (2.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (25.16%) MySQL
2 57 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 39 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.75%) Redis
7 11 (2.33%) Big Data
8 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.90%) HBase
10 8 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.06%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.06%) DB2
12 5 (1.06%) OLAP
12 5 (1.06%) OLTP
12 5 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 116 (24.52%) Git (software)
2 104 (21.99%) Jenkins
3 59 (12.47%) Subversion
4 51 (10.78%) Vagrant
5 47 (9.94%) TeamCity
6 27 (5.71%) Ant
7 21 (4.44%) Artifactory
7 21 (4.44%) Maven
8 20 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (3.59%) Gradle
10 13 (2.75%) Hudson
11 10 (2.11%) JIRA
12 9 (1.90%) JConsole
13 8 (1.69%) Selenium
14 7 (1.48%) Travis CI
15 6 (1.27%) GitLab
16 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 3 (0.63%) CruiseControl
17 3 (0.63%) JMeter
17 3 (0.63%) RSpec
General
1 37 (7.82%) Finance
2 34 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.77%) Legal
4 13 (2.75%) Banking
4 13 (2.75%) Marketing
5 10 (2.11%) Publishing
6 7 (1.48%) Law
6 7 (1.48%) Retail
7 5 (1.06%) Advertising
7 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.85%) French Language
8 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (25.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (18.18%) Administrator
3 80 (16.91%) Linux Engineer
4 67 (14.16%) Systems Administrator
5 57 (12.05%) Linux Administrator
6 52 (10.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 49 (10.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 47 (9.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 34 (7.19%) Support Engineer
10 30 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (6.13%) Architect
12 28 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (4.23%) Information Security Specialist
14 20 (4.23%) Information Specialist
14 20 (4.23%) Security Specialist
14 20 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (4.02%) Citrix Engineer
16 18 (3.81%) IT Engineer
17 17 (3.59%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (24.95%) LAMP
2 75 (15.86%) .NET
3 25 (5.29%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (5.07%) LEMP Stack
5 20 (4.23%) Web Services
6 14 (2.96%) CSS
7 13 (2.75%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
8 11 (2.33%) XML
9 9 (1.90%) HornetQ
9 9 (1.90%) HTML
9 9 (1.90%) JMX
9 9 (1.90%) JSON
9 9 (1.90%) Middleware
10 6 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (1.06%) Ext JS
11 5 (1.06%) libvirt
11 5 (1.06%) React
11 5 (1.06%) RESTful
11 5 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.46%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.86%) Replication
4 22 (4.65%) Clustering
5 20 (4.23%) Digital Media
6 17 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.54%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.54%) Fintech
10 11 (2.33%) NHS
11 10 (2.11%) HP StoreVirtual
12 9 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.90%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.90%) Statistics
13 7 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.48%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.48%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 393 (83.09%) Linux
2 292 (61.73%) Windows
3 171 (36.15%) Unix
4 123 (26.00%) Windows Server
5 106 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 84 (17.76%) CentOS
7 63 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (7.19%) Solaris
10 33 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (6.34%) Debian
12 27 (5.71%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.33%) AIX
14 10 (2.11%) Android
14 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.11%) SUSE
15 7 (1.48%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.06%) Fedora
16 5 (1.06%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (37.42%) DevOps
2 134 (28.33%) Configuration Management
3 124 (26.22%) ITIL
4 121 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (15.64%) Scrum
7 73 (15.43%) DSDM
7 73 (15.43%) RUP
8 72 (15.22%) OWASP
9 56 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (11.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 40 (8.46%) Data Protection
12 33 (6.98%) Build Automation
13 32 (6.77%) Load Balancing
13 32 (6.77%) Open Source
14 31 (6.55%) Information Security
15 30 (6.34%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.92%) Auto-Scaling
17 26 (5.50%) Mentoring
17 26 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (45.88%) Python
2 197 (41.65%) Bash Shell
3 154 (32.56%) SQL
4 152 (32.14%) Ruby
5 116 (24.52%) Perl
6 115 (24.31%) Shell Script
7 98 (20.72%) Java
8 50 (10.57%) PHP
9 40 (8.46%) PowerShell
10 30 (6.34%) C
11 28 (5.92%) JavaScript
12 19 (4.02%) C++
13 13 (2.75%) Go
13 13 (2.75%) Scala
14 11 (2.33%) Clojure
15 10 (2.11%) Erlang
15 10 (2.11%) Haskell
15 10 (2.11%) VBA
16 5 (1.06%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (9.51%) Degree
2 35 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.92%) MCSE
4 22 (4.65%) CCNA
5 21 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (3.59%) MCSA
7 13 (2.75%) CCNP
8 12 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.33%) RHCE
10 10 (2.11%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.48%) SCSA
12 5 (1.06%) CCENT
12 5 (1.06%) MCP
12 5 (1.06%) PhD
12 5 (1.06%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.85%) LPIC
14 3 (0.63%) CCDE
14 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (5.50%) SLA
3 16 (3.38%) HIPAA
4 11 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.85%) DICOM
5 4 (0.85%) HL7
5 4 (0.85%) QA
6 2 (0.42%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) SAS 70
System Software
1 232 (49.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (30.66%) KVM
3 109 (23.04%) Active Directory
4 97 (20.51%) vSphere
5 87 (18.39%) XenServer
6 68 (14.38%) Hyper-V
7 60 (12.68%) Docker
8 36 (7.61%) VirtualBox
9 33 (6.98%) iptables
10 29 (6.13%) NFS
11 25 (5.29%) XenApp
12 22 (4.65%) LXC
13 17 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (3.17%) VMware ESX
15 13 (2.75%) Samba
16 12 (2.54%) Postfix
16 12 (2.54%) XenDesktop
17 10 (2.11%) Terminal Services
18 9 (1.90%) DFS Replication
18 9 (1.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 206 (43.55%) Puppet
2 179 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (24.31%) Ansible
4 82 (17.34%) Tivoli
5 79 (16.70%) Nagios
6 78 (16.49%) Cobbler
7 47 (9.94%) Salt
8 36 (7.61%) Terraform
9 31 (6.55%) ZABBIX
10 24 (5.07%) Cacti
10 24 (5.07%) Zenoss
11 20 (4.23%) OpenNMS
11 20 (4.23%) SCCM
12 14 (2.96%) CFEngine
12 14 (2.96%) Munin
13 13 (2.75%) Graphite
14 10 (2.11%) NetBackup
15 8 (1.69%) SCOM
16 7 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
16 7 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 255 (53.91%) VMware
2 157 (33.19%) Microsoft
3 136 (28.75%) Oracle
4 110 (23.26%) Cisco
5 101 (21.35%) Red Hat
6 83 (17.55%) Citrix
7 72 (15.22%) EnterpriseDB
8 54 (11.42%) Google
9 43 (9.09%) HP
10 39 (8.25%) NetApp
11 19 (4.02%) SaltStack
12 17 (3.59%) EMC
12 17 (3.59%) Juniper
13 16 (3.38%) Dell
13 16 (3.38%) Rackspace
14 13 (2.75%) Apple
14 13 (2.75%) IBM
15 11 (2.33%) Fujitsu
16 10 (2.11%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.11%) SonicWALL
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: base salary to £80,000 plus 30% sales bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits + options
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 6 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 12 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago