Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 689 934 984
Rank change year-on-year +245 +50 +12
Permanent jobs citing Xen 54 72 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.062% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 71 80
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.32% -14.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £92,400
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -12.50%

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

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,018 19,910 21,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.74% 17.25% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,304 16,546 18,058
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in England

Xen
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Xen in England.

Salary trend for Xen in England

Xen
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Xen in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Xen in England

Xen
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +73 22 £32,500 -36.59%
London +177 15 £58,750 -6.00% 2
East of England +105 10 £62,500 +13.64% 3
North of England +94 4 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Yorkshire +54 3 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North West +69 1 - - 2
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Xen.

1 51 (94.44%) VMware
2 48 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (85.19%) Linux
4 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
5 34 (62.96%) Windows
6 32 (59.26%) Bash Shell
7 31 (57.41%) Ansible
8 30 (55.56%) PowerShell
9 27 (50.00%) Azure
10 26 (48.15%) Python
11 23 (42.59%) KVM
12 22 (40.74%) DNS
13 21 (38.89%) Firewall
13 21 (38.89%) AWS
13 21 (38.89%) Ubuntu
13 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
14 19 (35.19%) Terraform
15 17 (31.48%) DevOps
15 17 (31.48%) Red Hat
16 16 (29.63%) Debian
17 15 (27.78%) DHCP
17 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
18 14 (25.93%) Perl
18 14 (25.93%) CentOS
19 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
20 12 (22.22%) Internet
20 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
20 12 (22.22%) IaaS
20 12 (22.22%) Salt
20 12 (22.22%) Ceph

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Azure
2 21 (38.89%) AWS
3 12 (22.22%) IaaS
4 7 (12.96%) GCP
5 6 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (11.11%) PaaS
5 6 (11.11%) SaaS
6 5 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
8 3 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (5.56%) Linode
9 2 (3.70%) Office 365
9 2 (3.70%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (1.85%) Apigee
10 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.85%) GitHub
10 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) DNS
2 21 (38.89%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) DHCP
4 12 (22.22%) Internet
5 6 (11.11%) VLAN
5 6 (11.11%) VPN
6 5 (9.26%) SAN
7 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.56%) AMQP
8 3 (5.56%) FTP
8 3 (5.56%) NAS
8 3 (5.56%) SSL
9 2 (3.70%) LAN
9 2 (3.70%) WAN
10 1 (1.85%) BGP
10 1 (1.85%) IPsec
10 1 (1.85%) OSPF
10 1 (1.85%) SSH
10 1 (1.85%) VoIP
10 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) CouchDB
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) GitLab
3 3 (5.56%) GoCD
3 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Site Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Python Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) React
2 4 (7.41%) JSON
3 3 (5.56%) boto
3 3 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
3 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Clustering
3 8 (14.81%) Public Cloud
4 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Linux
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 21 (38.89%) Ubuntu
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.63%) Debian
5 14 (25.93%) CentOS
6 9 (16.67%) Unix
7 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (7.41%) Fedora
10 3 (5.56%) VMS
11 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) DevOps
2 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (7.41%) High Availability
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (7.41%) Release Management
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Bash Shell
2 30 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 26 (48.15%) Python
4 14 (25.93%) Perl
5 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 11 (20.37%) Ruby
7 7 (12.96%) C
8 4 (7.41%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.56%) AWK
9 3 (5.56%) Java
9 3 (5.56%) Jython
9 3 (5.56%) sed
9 3 (5.56%) SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.56%) RHCE
2 3 (5.56%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
3 23 (42.59%) KVM
4 12 (22.22%) Ceph
5 10 (18.52%) Samba
6 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (16.67%) Docker
7 8 (14.81%) Btrfs
7 8 (14.81%) DRBD
8 5 (9.26%) Firmware
9 3 (5.56%) OCFS2
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (5.56%) Postfix
9 3 (5.56%) qmail
9 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (57.41%) Ansible
2 19 (35.19%) Terraform
3 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (22.22%) Salt
5 9 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 9 (16.67%) Nagios
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (11.11%) Check_MK
8 5 (9.26%) Puppet
9 4 (7.41%) Proxmox
10 3 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (5.56%) Graphite
10 3 (5.56%) Kibana
10 3 (5.56%) logstash
10 3 (5.56%) SELinux
11 2 (3.70%) Cobbler
11 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (3.70%) SCCM
12 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) VMware
2 17 (31.48%) Red Hat
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
5 7 (12.96%) Google
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco
7 3 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.70%) New Relic
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) Splunk