Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 982 988 799
Rank change year-on-year +6 -189 -3
Permanent jobs citing Xen 86 176 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.79% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 66 161 317
England median annual salary £52,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.08% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,500 £70,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.08% - +15.94%

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 22,186 22,340 20,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.10% 13.57% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18,131 18,444 16,694
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in England

Xen
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Xen in England

Xen
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in England over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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
London +22 28 £56,750 -5.42% 11
South East +59 19 £62,500 +13.64% 3
South West +32 19 £50,000 -9.09% 8
North of England +7 13 £30,000 -50.00% 7
Yorkshire +31 10 £30,000 -50.00% 2
East of England +34 7 £55,000 -15.38%
North West +10 3 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 77 (89.53%) VMware
2 63 (73.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (70.93%) Linux
4 59 (68.60%) Python
5 56 (65.12%) PowerShell
6 55 (63.95%) Windows
7 42 (48.84%) Puppet
8 41 (47.67%) Bash Shell
9 38 (44.19%) Ansible
9 38 (44.19%) Docker
10 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
11 36 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (38.37%) Hyper-V
12 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (36.05%) Ruby
15 30 (34.88%) Kubernetes
16 27 (31.40%) SQL
17 25 (29.07%) VirtualBox
18 23 (26.74%) VMware ESXi
18 23 (26.74%) Ubuntu
18 23 (26.74%) Terraform
19 22 (25.58%) Degree
19 22 (25.58%) Perl
19 22 (25.58%) Oracle
20 20 (23.26%) Red Hat
20 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
20 20 (23.26%) KVM
20 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 19 (22.09%) OpenStack

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 19 (22.09%) OpenStack
2 11 (12.79%) Apache
2 11 (12.79%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.63%) nginx
4 6 (6.98%) CloudStack
4 6 (6.98%) IIS
5 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.16%) Confluence
7 1 (1.16%) Jetty
7 1 (1.16%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (8.14%) SaaS
5 6 (6.98%) IaaS
6 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (2.33%) Office 365
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.16%) GitHub
8 1 (1.16%) Heroku
8 1 (1.16%) NuGet
8 1 (1.16%) PaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) DNS
2 9 (10.47%) Firewall
3 8 (9.30%) DHCP
3 8 (9.30%) LAN
3 8 (9.30%) SAN
3 8 (9.30%) WAN
4 7 (8.14%) NAS
5 6 (6.98%) FCoE
5 6 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (6.98%) iSCSI
5 6 (6.98%) Multicast
5 6 (6.98%) VoIP
6 5 (5.81%) Skype
6 5 (5.81%) VPN
7 3 (3.49%) Internet
7 3 (3.49%) SSL
8 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.16%) HTTP
9 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MySQL
2 12 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.79%) RDBMS
3 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (10.47%) Big Data
6 8 (9.30%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) MS Access
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 9 (10.47%) Bitbucket
3 9 (10.47%) git-flow
4 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.16%) Chocolatey
5 1 (1.16%) GitLab
5 1 (1.16%) GoCD
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Private Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Open Source Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) IT Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Junior
8 7 (8.14%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (6.98%) JSON
2 6 (6.98%) LDAP
3 5 (5.81%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.49%) LAMP
4 3 (3.49%) Middleware
5 2 (2.33%) React
6 1 (1.16%) COM
6 1 (1.16%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) HTML
6 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.16%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (1.16%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Cybercrime
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.93%) Linux
2 55 (63.95%) Windows
3 23 (26.74%) Ubuntu
4 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
5 18 (20.93%) CentOS
6 14 (16.28%) Debian
7 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (9.30%) Fedora
10 6 (6.98%) Solaris
10 6 (6.98%) Unix
10 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (5.81%) VMS
12 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (22.09%) Task Automation
4 18 (20.93%) DevOps
5 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
6 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
6 15 (17.44%) Open Source
7 14 (16.28%) Scrum
8 13 (15.12%) Systems Engineering
9 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.79%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (12.79%) Protective Monitoring
11 10 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (11.63%) Kanban
11 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.47%) Machine Learning
12 9 (10.47%) Malware Analysis
12 9 (10.47%) Web Development
13 7 (8.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 59 (68.60%) Python
2 56 (65.12%) PowerShell
3 41 (47.67%) Bash Shell
4 31 (36.05%) Ruby
5 27 (31.40%) SQL
6 22 (25.58%) Perl
7 12 (13.95%) C
7 12 (13.95%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.98%) Go
9 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) C#
11 1 (1.16%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) F#
11 1 (1.16%) Haskell
11 1 (1.16%) Java
11 1 (1.16%) ML
11 1 (1.16%) OCaml
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Degree
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) MCSE
5 3 (3.49%) CCNA
5 3 (3.49%) CISSP
5 3 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.49%) GIAC
5 3 (3.49%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.49%) SANS
5 3 (3.49%) SSCP
6 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ACSP
6 1 (1.16%) ACTC
6 1 (1.16%) MCDST
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 63 (73.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (44.19%) Docker
3 33 (38.37%) Hyper-V
4 25 (29.07%) VirtualBox
5 23 (26.74%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (23.26%) KVM
7 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
8 8 (9.30%) NFS
9 7 (8.14%) Btrfs
9 7 (8.14%) Ceph
9 7 (8.14%) DRBD
10 6 (6.98%) SRDF
10 6 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (6.98%) XenServer
11 5 (5.81%) iptables
11 5 (5.81%) vSphere
12 2 (2.33%) PowerDNS
12 2 (2.33%) QEMU
12 2 (2.33%) Samba
13 1 (1.16%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 42 (48.84%) Puppet
2 38 (44.19%) Ansible
3 30 (34.88%) Kubernetes
4 23 (26.74%) Terraform
5 18 (20.93%) Nagios
6 17 (19.77%) Docker Swarm
6 17 (19.77%) vCenter Server
7 12 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (12.79%) ZABBIX
9 8 (9.30%) OpenNMS
10 7 (8.14%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (6.98%) Graphite
11 6 (6.98%) Kibana
12 4 (4.65%) Check_MK
12 4 (4.65%) Cobbler
12 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
13 1 (1.16%) SCCM
13 1 (1.16%) SCOM
13 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (89.53%) VMware
2 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.58%) Oracle
4 20 (23.26%) Red Hat
5 15 (17.44%) Cisco
6 11 (12.79%) Atlassian
6 11 (12.79%) Google
6 11 (12.79%) Ivanti
7 9 (10.47%) NetApp
8 8 (9.30%) Cloudera
8 8 (9.30%) EMC
8 8 (9.30%) Hortonworks
8 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.98%) Citrix
9 6 (6.98%) Intel
10 5 (5.81%) Centreon
10 5 (5.81%) MuleSoft
11 4 (4.65%) Dell
12 3 (3.49%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (2.33%) Juniper