Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1002 992 871
Rank change year-on-year -10 -121 -58
Permanent jobs citing Xen 112 189 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.86% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 166 294
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £25,375 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,400 £70,000 £80,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +4.76%

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 22,812 21,858 21,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 13.01% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18,636 18,321 18,207
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 0 54 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South East +6 18 £40,000 -25.58% 4
South West +22 15 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North of England -3 13 £52,500 -12.50% 8
East of England +40 9 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire +22 6 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North West +9 6 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Midlands +37 2 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +15 2 £37,500 -11.76%
North East - 1 - -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 97 (86.61%) VMware
2 90 (80.36%) Linux
3 79 (70.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (56.25%) Bash Shell
5 62 (55.36%) Ansible
6 61 (54.46%) Amazon AWS
7 60 (53.57%) Windows
8 58 (51.79%) Python
9 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (48.21%) PowerShell
10 54 (48.21%) Puppet
11 46 (41.07%) Docker
12 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
13 37 (33.04%) Kubernetes
14 36 (32.14%) DevOps
15 34 (30.36%) KVM
15 34 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 33 (29.46%) VirtualBox
16 33 (29.46%) SQL
17 32 (28.57%) DNS
17 32 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (27.68%) Red Hat
19 30 (26.79%) Configuration Management
20 28 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
21 27 (24.11%) Nagios
22 26 (23.21%) ITIL
22 26 (23.21%) Ubuntu
22 26 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 25 (22.32%) Opscode Chef
24 24 (21.43%) Problem-Solving

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 18 (16.07%) OpenStack
2 13 (11.61%) nginx
3 12 (10.71%) Confluence
4 9 (8.04%) Apache
5 8 (7.14%) CloudStack
6 6 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.57%) uWSGI
8 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.68%) IIS
8 3 (2.68%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.79%) Site Server
10 1 (0.89%) JBoss
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 61 (54.46%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.82%) IaaS
3 11 (9.82%) SaaS
4 8 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (7.14%) GitHub
5 6 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.57%) Office 365
8 3 (2.68%) PaaS
9 2 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.89%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.89%) G Suite
10 1 (0.89%) NuGet
10 1 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.57%) DNS
2 18 (16.07%) Firewall
3 16 (14.29%) Internet
4 13 (11.61%) SAN
5 12 (10.71%) DHCP
6 11 (9.82%) WAN
7 10 (8.93%) LAN
7 10 (8.93%) NAS
7 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 10 (8.93%) VPN
8 7 (6.25%) FCoE
8 7 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (6.25%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.36%) Multicast
9 6 (5.36%) SSL
10 5 (4.46%) VoIP
11 4 (3.57%) Broadband
12 3 (2.68%) Skype
12 3 (2.68%) VLAN
13 2 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) Big Data
2 14 (12.50%) MySQL
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.36%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.89%) DB2
8 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) JIRA
2 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 8 (7.14%) git-flow
5 5 (4.46%) Subversion
6 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.89%) Selenium
8 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.57%) Electronics
5 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.68%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Back Office
7 2 (1.79%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 16 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Analyst
4 15 (13.39%) Server Analyst
5 14 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (12.50%) Server Support
5 14 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
5 14 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.61%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Administrator
8 9 (8.04%) Architect
8 9 (8.04%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (5.36%) Junior
11 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (5.36%) JSON
2 6 (5.36%) LAMP
3 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.57%) Django
4 4 (3.57%) LDAP
4 4 (3.57%) Middleware
5 3 (2.68%) .NET
5 3 (2.68%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.79%) React
6 2 (1.79%) Sensu
6 2 (1.79%) XML
7 1 (0.89%) boto
7 1 (0.89%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.89%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Cybercrime
1 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.68%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (80.36%) Linux
2 60 (53.57%) Windows
3 32 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (23.21%) Ubuntu
5 17 (15.18%) CentOS
6 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 15 (13.39%) Fedora
8 11 (9.82%) Unix
9 8 (7.14%) Debian
9 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (5.36%) Solaris
11 5 (4.46%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
12 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.68%) VMS
13 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.79%) MVS
14 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.14%) DevOps
3 30 (26.79%) Configuration Management
4 26 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (23.21%) ITIL
5 24 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (18.75%) Service Management
6 21 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.18%) Systems Engineering
7 17 (15.18%) Task Automation
8 16 (14.29%) Scrum
9 15 (13.39%) Storage Management
9 15 (13.39%) V-Model
9 15 (13.39%) Waterfall
10 14 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 14 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
11 11 (9.82%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (9.82%) Open Source
12 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) Bash Shell
2 58 (51.79%) Python
3 54 (48.21%) PowerShell
4 33 (29.46%) SQL
5 15 (13.39%) C
6 14 (12.50%) Ruby
7 10 (8.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.25%) Java
8 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.36%) Perl
9 6 (5.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.68%) Go
11 2 (1.79%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Degree
2 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.39%) DV Cleared
4 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.93%) MCSE
6 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.25%) CCNA
7 7 (6.25%) CISSP
7 7 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (6.25%) GIAC
7 7 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (6.25%) SANS
7 7 (6.25%) SSCP
8 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.79%) CCA
9 2 (1.79%) CCAA
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.89%) CCNP
10 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.79%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (70.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (41.07%) Docker
3 34 (30.36%) KVM
4 33 (29.46%) VirtualBox
5 28 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
7 18 (16.07%) Active Directory
8 14 (12.50%) NFS
8 14 (12.50%) XenServer
9 8 (7.14%) QEMU
9 8 (7.14%) Samba
9 8 (7.14%) vSphere
10 7 (6.25%) pfSense
10 7 (6.25%) SRDF
11 4 (3.57%) PowerDNS
11 4 (3.57%) Varnish
12 3 (2.68%) iptables
13 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 62 (55.36%) Ansible
2 54 (48.21%) Puppet
3 37 (33.04%) Kubernetes
4 27 (24.11%) Nagios
5 25 (22.32%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (20.54%) Docker Swarm
6 23 (20.54%) vCenter Server
7 19 (16.96%) ZABBIX
8 15 (13.39%) OpenNMS
9 14 (12.50%) Terraform
10 6 (5.36%) Cobbler
10 6 (5.36%) Graphite
10 6 (5.36%) Icinga
11 5 (4.46%) Tivoli
12 4 (3.57%) HAProxy
12 4 (3.57%) Kibana
13 3 (2.68%) logstash
14 2 (1.79%) Packer
14 2 (1.79%) Salt
14 2 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (86.61%) VMware
2 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
3 31 (27.68%) Red Hat
4 20 (17.86%) Cisco
5 17 (15.18%) Oracle
6 15 (13.39%) Cloudera
6 15 (13.39%) Hortonworks
6 15 (13.39%) NetApp
6 15 (13.39%) SolarWinds
7 14 (12.50%) EMC
7 14 (12.50%) Google
8 10 (8.93%) Citrix
9 9 (8.04%) Dell
10 7 (6.25%) HP
10 7 (6.25%) Intel
11 6 (5.36%) SonicWALL
11 6 (5.36%) WatchGuard
12 5 (4.46%) BT
12 5 (4.46%) EnterpriseDB
12 5 (4.46%) MuleSoft