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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
UK
Rank 636 652 786
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +134
Permanent jobs citing Xen 209 279 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.02% 2.33% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 178 257 133
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%

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
10347 11956 12877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.31% 11.94% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8581 10144 10881
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +24 208 £65,000 +30.00% 23
London +74 119 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Leeds +45 37 £60,000 +41.17% 2
West Yorkshire +38 37 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Yorkshire +36 37 £60,000 +41.17% 3
North West -3 20 £70,000 +60.00% 2
Manchester -14 20 £70,000 +60.00% 2
South East +17 18 £57,500 +21.05% 6
City of London +16 11 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Berkshire +38 9 £65,000 +100.00%
South West +7 9 £57,500 -17.85% 2
Oxfordshire +35 7 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Slough - 6 £65,000 -
Abingdon - 6 - - 4
Bristol -1 4 £67,500 -3.57%
Reading +35 3 - -
East of England -16 3 £62,148 +44.52% 3
Devon - 3 £33,500 - 2
East Midlands +13 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Sheffield +9 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire +1 2 - - 1
Nottingham -1 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Cambridge -31 2 £80,000 +86.04% 1
Cambridgeshire -34 2 £80,000 +86.04% 1
Dorset - 2 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £47,500 -
Plymouth - 2 £33,500 - 2
Sidcup +13 1 £47,500 -
Surrey +12 1 £42,500 -5.55%

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 312 (82.98%) Linux
2 235 (62.50%) VMware
3 227 (60.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 206 (54.79%) Puppet
5 205 (54.52%) Windows
6 201 (53.46%) Python
7 186 (49.47%) Oracle
8 182 (48.40%) DevOps
9 181 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (46.28%) Opscode Chef
11 164 (43.62%) Firewall
12 159 (42.29%) Bash Shell
13 154 (40.96%) SQL
14 153 (40.69%) Continuous Integration
15 148 (39.36%) Ruby
16 133 (35.37%) OpenStack
16 133 (35.37%) Unix
17 130 (34.57%) Amazon AWS
18 126 (33.51%) vSphere
19 123 (32.71%) WebSphere
20 120 (31.91%) XenServer
20 120 (31.91%) Shell Script
21 118 (31.38%) Ansible
22 117 (31.12%) KVM
22 117 (31.12%) CloudStack
23 111 (29.52%) Microsoft
24 109 (28.99%) DSDM
24 109 (28.99%) Scrum
25 108 (28.72%) EnterpriseDB
26 107 (28.46%) Configuration Management

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
1 133 (35.37%) OpenStack
2 123 (32.71%) WebSphere
3 117 (31.12%) CloudStack
4 89 (23.67%) Apache
5 76 (20.21%) JBoss
6 74 (19.68%) WebLogic
7 57 (15.16%) Tomcat
8 53 (14.10%) IIS
9 52 (13.83%) Oracle Coherence
10 45 (11.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 29 (7.71%) MS Exchange
12 20 (5.32%) nginx
13 19 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (2.93%) Skype for Business
17 10 (2.66%) lighttpd
18 6 (1.60%) SharePoint
19 3 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.19%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (6.65%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (34.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.19%) Office 365
4 10 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
4 10 (2.66%) SoftLayer
4 10 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.33%) IaaS
8 5 (1.33%) PaaS
8 5 (1.33%) SaaS
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.80%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.80%) GitHub
11 2 (0.53%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) G Suite
12 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 164 (43.62%) Firewall
2 87 (23.14%) SAN
2 87 (23.14%) WAN
3 79 (21.01%) NAS
4 75 (19.95%) LAN
5 55 (14.63%) iSCSI
6 52 (13.83%) FCoE
6 52 (13.83%) Fibre Channel
6 52 (13.83%) Multicast
6 52 (13.83%) TCP/IP
7 51 (13.56%) HTTP
8 36 (9.57%) DNS
9 17 (4.52%) SSL
9 17 (4.52%) VLAN
9 17 (4.52%) VPN
10 16 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (4.26%) VoIP
11 15 (3.99%) Internet
12 12 (3.19%) DHCP
13 10 (2.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.02%) MySQL
2 43 (11.44%) SQL Server
3 36 (9.57%) Hadoop
4 32 (8.51%) HBase
5 23 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (5.32%) DB2
6 20 (5.32%) OLAP
6 20 (5.32%) OLTP
6 20 (5.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 10 (2.66%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.66%) Redis
8 9 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.06%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.80%) Riak
12 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 100 (26.60%) Jenkins
2 79 (21.01%) Git (software)
3 56 (14.89%) TeamCity
4 52 (13.83%) Subversion
5 19 (5.05%) Travis CI
6 17 (4.52%) Vagrant
7 11 (2.93%) GitLab
8 10 (2.66%) JIRA
9 6 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.60%) GoCD
9 6 (1.60%) Hudson
10 4 (1.06%) Selenium
11 3 (0.80%) Ant
11 3 (0.80%) Gradle
11 3 (0.80%) Grunt
11 3 (0.80%) gulp
11 3 (0.80%) Maven
12 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.53%) VersionOne
General
1 80 (21.28%) Finance
2 19 (5.05%) Banking
3 16 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.99%) Retail
5 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.66%) Legal
7 4 (1.06%) Marketing
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
8 3 (0.80%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (36.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (17.29%) Architect
3 52 (13.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 49 (13.03%) Administrator
5 43 (11.44%) Systems Administrator
6 42 (11.17%) Linux Administrator
7 39 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
8 38 (10.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 33 (8.78%) Technical Architect
10 32 (8.51%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 32 (8.51%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 31 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
12 24 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 21 (5.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 21 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (5.59%) Technical Solutions Architect
15 20 (5.32%) Lead Architect
16 19 (5.05%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.48%) .NET
2 50 (13.30%) Middleware
3 33 (8.78%) LAMP
4 29 (7.71%) HTML
5 27 (7.18%) XML
6 25 (6.65%) Rendezvous
6 25 (6.65%) Ultra Messaging
6 25 (6.65%) XSLT
7 9 (2.39%) Web Services
8 6 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.06%) CSS
9 4 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (1.06%) Kafka
9 4 (1.06%) Servlets
10 3 (0.80%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.80%) Node.js
10 3 (0.80%) React
10 3 (0.80%) REST
10 3 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.93%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (1.60%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.60%) Statistics
5 5 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.06%) Clustering
6 4 (1.06%) Fintech
6 4 (1.06%) iPad
6 4 (1.06%) Replication
7 3 (0.80%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.80%) User Experience
7 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 312 (82.98%) Linux
2 205 (54.52%) Windows
3 133 (35.37%) Unix
4 63 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (15.96%) Solaris
6 31 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (7.71%) Windows Server
8 27 (7.18%) Debian
9 24 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (6.12%) CentOS
11 20 (5.32%) Ubuntu
12 12 (3.19%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.66%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.33%) AIX
15 5 (1.33%) HPUX
16 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
16 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.80%) Android
17 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (48.40%) DevOps
2 181 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (40.69%) Continuous Integration
4 109 (28.99%) DSDM
4 109 (28.99%) Scrum
5 107 (28.46%) Configuration Management
6 95 (25.27%) ITIL
7 83 (22.07%) RUP
8 77 (20.48%) Performance Tuning
9 57 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 52 (13.83%) Benchmarking
10 52 (13.83%) OWASP
11 30 (7.98%) Load Balancing
12 24 (6.38%) Auto-Scaling
13 23 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
14 22 (5.85%) Build Automation
14 22 (5.85%) Data Protection
14 22 (5.85%) High Availability
15 21 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (5.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (53.46%) Python
2 159 (42.29%) Bash Shell
3 154 (40.96%) SQL
4 148 (39.36%) Ruby
5 120 (31.91%) Shell Script
6 48 (12.77%) Perl
7 42 (11.17%) Java
8 40 (10.64%) JavaScript
9 18 (4.79%) PHP
10 14 (3.72%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.39%) C++
12 5 (1.33%) C
12 5 (1.33%) Go
13 4 (1.06%) Scala
14 3 (0.80%) Erlang
15 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.53%) C#
15 2 (0.53%) Clojure
15 2 (0.53%) C-shell
15 2 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (9.57%) Degree
2 24 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.59%) CCNA
4 16 (4.26%) CEH
4 16 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
5 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.13%) MCSA
6 8 (2.13%) MCSE
6 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.60%) CISSP
8 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.06%) CCNP
9 4 (1.06%) CCSA
9 4 (1.06%) CCSE
9 4 (1.06%) MCITP
9 4 (1.06%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.80%) CCIE
10 3 (0.80%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.80%) QA
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) GCP
5 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 227 (60.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (33.51%) vSphere
3 120 (31.91%) XenServer
4 117 (31.12%) KVM
5 93 (24.73%) Hyper-V
6 55 (14.63%) NFS
7 52 (13.83%) Oracle RAC
7 52 (13.83%) SRDF
8 44 (11.70%) Docker
9 41 (10.90%) Active Directory
10 31 (8.24%) QEMU
11 15 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (2.93%) VirtualBox
13 10 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (2.13%) DFS Replication
14 8 (2.13%) VMware Server
15 7 (1.86%) XenApp
16 6 (1.60%) Varnish
16 6 (1.60%) VMware ESX
17 5 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 206 (54.79%) Puppet
2 174 (46.28%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (31.38%) Ansible
4 100 (26.60%) Cobbler
5 92 (24.47%) Tivoli
6 52 (13.83%) Salt
7 35 (9.31%) Nagios
7 35 (9.31%) Terraform
8 24 (6.38%) Kubernetes
8 24 (6.38%) Mesos
9 23 (6.12%) ZABBIX
10 12 (3.19%) HAProxy
11 10 (2.66%) SCCM
12 8 (2.13%) Packer
13 6 (1.60%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.60%) rkt
13 6 (1.60%) WSUS
14 4 (1.06%) Graphite
15 3 (0.80%) Ganeti
15 3 (0.80%) Marathon
Vendors
1 235 (62.50%) VMware
2 186 (49.47%) Oracle
3 111 (29.52%) Microsoft
4 108 (28.72%) EnterpriseDB
5 107 (28.46%) Cisco
6 73 (19.41%) Red Hat
7 70 (18.62%) NetApp
8 59 (15.69%) EMC
9 54 (14.36%) Intel
10 48 (12.77%) IBM
11 38 (10.11%) Citrix
12 32 (8.51%) Sybase
13 31 (8.24%) SaltStack
14 26 (6.91%) HP
15 25 (6.65%) DataSynapse
15 25 (6.65%) TIBCO
16 16 (4.26%) Sophos
17 14 (3.72%) Juniper
18 12 (3.19%) SolarWinds
19 8 (2.13%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Network Compucare
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits including bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Salary & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £38989 - £49602 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago