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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 736 706 750
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +44
Permanent jobs citing Xen 154 260 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 2.16% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 124 211 192
Median salary £46,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%

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
11428 12038 13295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 11.07% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9584 10074 10988
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -44 150 £47,500 -9.52% 24
London -13 71 £60,000 +10.09% 11
Yorkshire +40 27 £40,000 - 4
Leeds +34 27 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +25 27 £40,000 - 4
South East +56 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
South West -28 15 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Manchester +16 13 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North West +12 13 £42,500 +39.34% 2
Bristol -25 9 £67,500 -3.57%
Oxfordshire - 8 - - 1
Abingdon - 8 - - 1
City of London +43 7 £57,500 +15.00% 2
East of England +23 7 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Somerset -5 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Bath -5 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Berkshire +27 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +21 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey +14 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Scotland +17 2 £35,000 -
Guildford +16 2 £37,500 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £75,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £75,000 -
Edinburgh +17 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge +7 1 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 250 (76.45%) Linux
2 220 (67.28%) VMware
3 218 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 194 (59.33%) Windows
5 178 (54.43%) Puppet
6 170 (51.99%) DevOps
7 163 (49.85%) Python
8 156 (47.71%) Firewall
9 151 (46.18%) Opscode Chef
10 145 (44.34%) SQL
11 144 (44.04%) Oracle
12 142 (43.43%) Bash Shell
13 134 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
14 132 (40.37%) Ruby
15 131 (40.06%) Unix
16 121 (37.00%) Microsoft
17 110 (33.64%) OpenStack
18 108 (33.03%) KVM
19 104 (31.80%) Configuration Management
20 103 (31.50%) WebSphere
21 102 (31.19%) Amazon AWS
22 98 (29.97%) Tivoli
23 97 (29.66%) Cobbler
24 96 (29.36%) Shell Script
25 95 (29.05%) vSphere
25 95 (29.05%) Jenkins
26 91 (27.83%) XenServer
27 88 (26.91%) ITIL
28 87 (26.61%) WAN

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
1 110 (33.64%) OpenStack
2 103 (31.50%) WebSphere
3 87 (26.61%) CloudStack
4 81 (24.77%) JBoss
5 75 (22.94%) WebLogic
6 67 (20.49%) Apache
7 48 (14.68%) Tomcat
8 27 (8.26%) IIS
9 25 (7.65%) MS Exchange
10 24 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (6.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 21 (6.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 20 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (3.06%) nginx
16 8 (2.45%) Skype for Business
17 6 (1.83%) SharePoint
18 3 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 39 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.53%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (31.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.20%) SaaS
4 16 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.45%) DigitalOcean
7 8 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (2.14%) Office 365
9 6 (1.83%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.83%) Google App Engine
9 6 (1.83%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (1.22%) IaaS
10 4 (1.22%) Linode
11 3 (0.92%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.61%) GitHub
12 2 (0.61%) Nimbula
12 2 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 156 (47.71%) Firewall
2 87 (26.61%) WAN
3 74 (22.63%) SAN
4 61 (18.65%) NAS
5 54 (16.51%) DNS
6 52 (15.90%) LAN
7 42 (12.84%) HTTP
7 42 (12.84%) TCP/IP
8 40 (12.23%) VLAN
9 28 (8.56%) VoIP
10 26 (7.95%) iSCSI
11 23 (7.03%) DHCP
11 23 (7.03%) Fibre Channel
11 23 (7.03%) SSL
12 22 (6.73%) LDAP
13 21 (6.42%) FCoE
13 21 (6.42%) Multicast
14 18 (5.50%) MPLS
14 18 (5.50%) VPN
15 17 (5.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.32%) MySQL
2 59 (18.04%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (6.42%) DB2
4 21 (6.42%) OLAP
4 21 (6.42%) OLTP
4 21 (6.42%) Oracle OLAP
5 17 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.98%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.67%) Redis
8 11 (3.36%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.53%) HBase
10 5 (1.53%) Informix
11 4 (1.22%) Big Data
11 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.92%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 95 (29.05%) Jenkins
2 69 (21.10%) Git (software)
3 40 (12.23%) TeamCity
4 38 (11.62%) Subversion
5 27 (8.26%) Vagrant
6 19 (5.81%) Travis CI
7 11 (3.36%) JIRA
8 10 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.75%) GitLab
9 9 (2.75%) Hudson
10 7 (2.14%) GoCD
11 6 (1.83%) Ant
11 6 (1.83%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.83%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.53%) VersionOne
13 4 (1.22%) Maven
14 3 (0.92%) RSpec
14 3 (0.92%) Selenium
15 2 (0.61%) NeoLoad
15 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (18.96%) Finance
2 18 (5.50%) Legal
3 11 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.45%) Banking
5 7 (2.14%) Publishing
6 5 (1.53%) Retail
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.92%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (38.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (16.21%) Administrator
3 49 (14.98%) Systems Administrator
4 48 (14.68%) Architect
5 44 (13.46%) Linux Administrator
6 41 (12.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 34 (10.40%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (8.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 26 (7.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 24 (7.34%) Infrastructure Architect
11 21 (6.42%) Lead Architect
12 20 (6.12%) Analyst
13 18 (5.50%) Citrix Analyst
14 17 (5.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 17 (5.20%) Server Analyst
15 14 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
15 14 (4.28%) Network Engineer
15 14 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
16 13 (3.98%) AWS Engineer
16 13 (3.98%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.77%) .NET
2 48 (14.68%) LAMP
3 23 (7.03%) Middleware
4 14 (4.28%) Web Services
5 12 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (3.06%) Node.js
7 8 (2.45%) CSS
7 8 (2.45%) XML
8 7 (2.14%) FreeSWITCH
8 7 (2.14%) Servlets
9 6 (1.83%) JRuby
9 6 (1.83%) JSON
10 5 (1.53%) jBPM
10 5 (1.53%) jQuery
11 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.92%) GStreamer
12 3 (0.92%) HornetQ
12 3 (0.92%) JMX
12 3 (0.92%) LLVM
12 3 (0.92%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.56%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.36%) Clustering
5 9 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.83%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.22%) Fintech
8 4 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.92%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.92%) LPAR
9 3 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.92%) User Experience
10 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.61%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 250 (76.45%) Linux
2 194 (59.33%) Windows
3 131 (40.06%) Unix
4 46 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (10.70%) Solaris
6 29 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (8.26%) Windows Server
9 24 (7.34%) CentOS
10 15 (4.59%) Ubuntu
11 13 (3.98%) Debian
12 9 (2.75%) AIX
13 8 (2.45%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.45%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.83%) HPUX
14 6 (1.83%) SUSE
15 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.22%) CoreOS
16 4 (1.22%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (51.99%) DevOps
2 134 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (31.80%) Configuration Management
4 88 (26.91%) ITIL
5 81 (24.77%) Scrum
6 79 (24.16%) DSDM
6 79 (24.16%) RUP
7 75 (22.94%) OWASP
8 50 (15.29%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (11.01%) Server Virtualisation
10 28 (8.56%) Load Balancing
11 26 (7.95%) Build Automation
12 24 (7.34%) Auto-Scaling
12 24 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (7.34%) Risk Management
13 21 (6.42%) Benchmarking
13 21 (6.42%) High Availability
14 18 (5.50%) Machine Learning
15 17 (5.20%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 163 (49.85%) Python
2 145 (44.34%) SQL
3 142 (43.43%) Bash Shell
4 132 (40.37%) Ruby
5 96 (29.36%) Shell Script
6 57 (17.43%) Perl
7 30 (9.17%) Java
8 29 (8.87%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.42%) PHP
10 18 (5.50%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.36%) C
11 11 (3.36%) C++
12 6 (1.83%) C#
12 6 (1.83%) VBScript
13 5 (1.53%) Go
14 4 (1.22%) Scala
15 3 (0.92%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.92%) Erlang
16 2 (0.61%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.61%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 33 (10.09%) Degree
2 25 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (6.73%) CCNA
5 19 (5.81%) MCSE
6 17 (5.20%) MCSA
6 17 (5.20%) RHCSA
7 13 (3.98%) CCNP
8 12 (3.67%) RHCE
9 10 (3.06%) SCSA
10 8 (2.45%) CEH
10 8 (2.45%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (2.45%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.53%) CISSP
11 5 (1.53%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.22%) MCITP
12 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.92%) CCIE
13 3 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.36%) HIPAA
2 11 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.61%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 218 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (33.03%) KVM
3 95 (29.05%) vSphere
4 91 (27.83%) XenServer
5 67 (20.49%) Hyper-V
6 46 (14.07%) Active Directory
7 43 (13.15%) Docker
8 24 (7.34%) NFS
9 21 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (6.42%) SRDF
10 19 (5.81%) VirtualBox
11 17 (5.20%) DFS Replication
11 17 (5.20%) VMware Server
12 12 (3.67%) iptables
12 12 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (3.36%) XenApp
14 10 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (3.06%) XenDesktop
15 8 (2.45%) VMware ESX
16 7 (2.14%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 178 (54.43%) Puppet
2 151 (46.18%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (29.97%) Tivoli
4 97 (29.66%) Cobbler
5 80 (24.46%) Ansible
6 33 (10.09%) Nagios
6 33 (10.09%) Terraform
7 28 (8.56%) Salt
8 18 (5.50%) ZABBIX
9 17 (5.20%) SCCM
10 12 (3.67%) Kubernetes
11 10 (3.06%) CFEngine
11 10 (3.06%) Mesos
11 10 (3.06%) Packer
12 7 (2.14%) SCOM
12 7 (2.14%) vRealize
13 6 (1.83%) Graphite
14 5 (1.53%) HAProxy
15 4 (1.22%) Rancher
15 4 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 220 (67.28%) VMware
2 144 (44.04%) Oracle
3 121 (37.00%) Microsoft
4 85 (25.99%) Cisco
5 79 (24.16%) EnterpriseDB
6 55 (16.82%) NetApp
7 37 (11.31%) Citrix
7 37 (11.31%) Red Hat
8 35 (10.70%) HP
9 27 (8.26%) EMC
10 23 (7.03%) IBM
10 23 (7.03%) Intel
11 22 (6.73%) SolarWinds
12 21 (6.42%) Google
13 17 (5.20%) Mitel
13 17 (5.20%) Riverbed
13 17 (5.20%) SaltStack
14 14 (4.28%) Rackspace
15 9 (2.75%) F5
15 9 (2.75%) Juniper
Hayes, Middlesex
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Pro-Quest
Salary: 45000-85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago