Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 989 961
Rank change year-on-year +30 -28 -87
Permanent jobs citing Xen 89 141 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.61% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76 105 203
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £84,375 £91,900 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +9.09%

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 21,992 23,047 21,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.40% 15.30% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,200 18,880 18,323
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +72 45 £62,500 +13.64% 8
South West +14 24 £50,000 +17.65% 1
South East +22 10 £57,500 +43.75% 3
North of England +13 7 £32,500 -45.83% 13
Yorkshire -10 6 £34,250 -47.31% 3
East of England +66 3 £60,000 +9.09% 2
North West +23 1 £32,500 -38.10% 10
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 69 (77.53%) VMware
2 66 (74.16%) Linux
3 55 (61.80%) Python
4 50 (56.18%) Windows
4 50 (56.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (48.31%) Ansible
6 42 (47.19%) Puppet
7 41 (46.07%) Microsoft
8 40 (44.94%) Azure
8 40 (44.94%) Bash Shell
9 39 (43.82%) Hyper-V
10 36 (40.45%) PowerShell
10 36 (40.45%) AWS
11 30 (33.71%) Ubuntu
11 30 (33.71%) KVM
12 29 (32.58%) OpenStack
12 29 (32.58%) DevOps
13 27 (30.34%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (30.34%) Ruby
14 26 (29.21%) CentOS
15 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (26.97%) Red Hat
16 24 (26.97%) Docker
17 23 (25.84%) Kubernetes
17 23 (25.84%) Windows Server
17 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 21 (23.60%) Perl
19 18 (20.22%) Nagios
19 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
20 17 (19.10%) Unix

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 29 (32.58%) OpenStack
2 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.74%) CloudStack
4 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.12%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Gliffy
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.94%) Azure
2 36 (40.45%) AWS
3 16 (17.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (16.85%) IaaS
5 13 (14.61%) GCP
6 10 (11.24%) DigitalOcean
6 10 (11.24%) Linode
7 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (5.62%) Amazon S3
8 5 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.49%) PaaS
10 2 (2.25%) GitHub
10 2 (2.25%) Office 365
11 1 (1.12%) G Suite
11 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
11 1 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (1.12%) Slack
11 1 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.61%) Firewall
3 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 8 (8.99%) WAN
4 7 (7.87%) VLAN
5 6 (6.74%) VPN
6 4 (4.49%) AMQP
6 4 (4.49%) SAN
6 4 (4.49%) SSH
7 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.37%) SNA
7 3 (3.37%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (3.37%) SSL
7 3 (3.37%) Wireless
7 3 (3.37%) WLAN
8 2 (2.25%) VoIP
9 1 (1.12%) Broadband
9 1 (1.12%) DNS
9 1 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) Big Data
2 9 (10.11%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.49%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.12%) Ant
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.12%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.12%) GoCD
5 1 (1.12%) Gradle
5 1 (1.12%) Hudson
5 1 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.12%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) VersionOne
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Platform Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Administrator
3 12 (13.48%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
4 10 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Platform Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) boto
1 10 (11.24%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) Kafka
3 2 (2.25%) Sensu
4 1 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) JRuby
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth
4 1 (1.12%) REST
4 1 (1.12%) SAML
4 1 (1.12%) Servlets
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (11.24%) Virtual Team
3 6 (6.74%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (74.16%) Linux
2 50 (56.18%) Windows
3 30 (33.71%) Ubuntu
4 26 (29.21%) CentOS
5 23 (25.84%) Windows Server
6 17 (19.10%) Debian
6 17 (19.10%) Unix
7 16 (17.98%) Fedora
8 15 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.62%) Solaris
10 5 (5.62%) SUSE
11 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) DevOps
2 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (16.85%) Task Automation
5 14 (15.73%) Configuration Management
5 14 (15.73%) High Availability
6 13 (14.61%) Fintech
7 12 (13.48%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (12.36%) ITIL
8 11 (12.36%) Service Delivery
8 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.24%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (11.24%) Service Management
9 10 (11.24%) Systems Engineering
9 10 (11.24%) V-Model
9 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.11%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) Python
2 40 (44.94%) Bash Shell
3 36 (40.45%) PowerShell
4 27 (30.34%) Ruby
5 21 (23.60%) Perl
6 12 (13.48%) SQL
7 10 (11.24%) C
7 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.37%) Java
8 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
2 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) CCNP
4 4 (4.49%) CISSP
4 4 (4.49%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) GIAC
6 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.12%) SANS
6 1 (1.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (56.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (43.82%) Hyper-V
3 30 (33.71%) KVM
4 24 (26.97%) Docker
5 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.98%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (16.85%) VirtualBox
8 14 (15.73%) vSphere
9 13 (14.61%) Samba
10 10 (11.24%) NFS
11 9 (10.11%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (7.87%) DRBD
13 6 (6.74%) Btrfs
13 6 (6.74%) Ceph
13 6 (6.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (5.62%) XenApp
15 4 (4.49%) iptables
15 4 (4.49%) LXC
16 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (48.31%) Ansible
2 42 (47.19%) Puppet
3 27 (30.34%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (25.84%) Kubernetes
5 18 (20.22%) Nagios
6 15 (16.85%) Terraform
6 15 (16.85%) ZABBIX
7 13 (14.61%) Salt
8 11 (12.36%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (12.36%) vCenter Server
9 10 (11.24%) OpenNMS
10 7 (7.87%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (6.74%) Mesos
12 4 (4.49%) HAProxy
13 3 (3.37%) EMC VPLEX
14 2 (2.25%) Graphite
14 2 (2.25%) logstash
14 2 (2.25%) SCCM
15 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
15 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (77.53%) VMware
2 41 (46.07%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.97%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.73%) Google
5 11 (12.36%) Dell
6 10 (11.24%) Cloudera
6 10 (11.24%) EMC
6 10 (11.24%) Hortonworks
6 10 (11.24%) NetApp
6 10 (11.24%) Oracle
6 10 (11.24%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.11%) Citrix
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco
9 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.62%) Juniper
9 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.49%) Ivanti
10 4 (4.49%) SaltStack
11 3 (3.37%) DataCore
11 3 (3.37%) Veeam