The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 100 104 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 6 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.49% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 6.67% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Median salary £80,000 £41,500 £38,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.77% +7.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £26,700 £34,938
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £43,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25%  

Xen is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 194 165 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.91% 11.15% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 155 113 162
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Xen as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Cambridge

Xen
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Xen in Cambridge

Xen
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Xen in Cambridge

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) KVM
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) GCC
3 4 (57.14%) QEMU
3 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
3 4 (57.14%) LLVM
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Sun

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) ICMP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) GCC
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) LPIC
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) KVM
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) QEMU
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) Sun