Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 874 988 1014
Rank change year-on-year +114 +26 -200
Permanent jobs citing Xen 65 85 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.38% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 67 64 172
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £29,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% -

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 18,361 22,650 22,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.20% 16.38% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,006 18,392 18,669
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £78,750
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 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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +70 23 £62,500 +13.64% 3
North of England +71 14 £45,000 +50.00% 1
South West +44 14 £30,000 -40.00%
East of England +69 6 £55,000 - 2
South East +61 6 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Yorkshire +47 6 £26,500 -11.67%
North West +39 6 £56,250 +50.00% 1
Midlands +55 2 £62,500 +26.26% 1
West Midlands +46 2 £62,500 +26.26%
North East - 2 £38,250 -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 (78.46%) VMware
2 50 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 48 (73.85%) Linux
4 44 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (64.62%) Windows
6 37 (56.92%) Bash Shell
7 36 (55.38%) Python
8 26 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 26 (40.00%) Ansible
8 26 (40.00%) vCenter Server
9 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
9 25 (38.46%) Ubuntu
10 24 (36.92%) Puppet
10 24 (36.92%) AWS
10 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (36.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 23 (35.38%) NetApp
11 23 (35.38%) High Availability
12 22 (33.85%) NFS
12 22 (33.85%) Dell
12 22 (33.85%) EMC
13 21 (32.31%) Azure
13 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
14 20 (30.77%) Firewall
14 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (29.23%) Nagios
15 19 (29.23%) Oracle
15 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (27.69%) Docker

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 8 (12.31%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) GlassFish
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.15%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Gliffy
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.15%) Sage CRM
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) AWS
2 21 (32.31%) Azure
3 14 (21.54%) IaaS
4 13 (20.00%) GCP
5 11 (16.92%) Office 365
6 9 (13.85%) PaaS
7 8 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (9.23%) SaaS
9 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (7.69%) DigitalOcean
9 5 (7.69%) Linode
10 3 (4.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) SSH
3 12 (18.46%) DNS
4 11 (16.92%) VoIP
5 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 9 (13.85%) DHCP
7 7 (10.77%) SAN
7 7 (10.77%) VLAN
8 6 (9.23%) NetScaler
8 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (9.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (9.23%) Skype
8 6 (9.23%) SNMP
8 6 (9.23%) VSAN
9 5 (7.69%) IPsec
9 5 (7.69%) iSCSI
9 5 (7.69%) LAN
9 5 (7.69%) WAN
10 2 (3.08%) AMQP
11 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Big Data
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) CouchDB
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.85%) Selenium
3 6 (9.23%) Bugzilla
3 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl
3 6 (9.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) GitLab
5 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.54%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (23.08%) Legal
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) IT Technician
5 5 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) OAuth
1 8 (12.31%) REST
1 8 (12.31%) SOAP
2 7 (10.77%) .NET
3 6 (9.23%) LAMP
3 6 (9.23%) LDAP
3 6 (9.23%) SAML
4 5 (7.69%) boto
5 4 (6.15%) JSON
5 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) Enzyme
6 2 (3.08%) Jest
6 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (24.62%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (12.31%) Clustering
3 8 (12.31%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.23%) Replication
5 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Linux
2 42 (64.62%) Windows
3 25 (38.46%) Ubuntu
4 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (26.15%) CentOS
6 16 (24.62%) Fedora
7 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 7 (10.77%) Unix
9 4 (6.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (35.38%) High Availability
4 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management
4 17 (26.15%) Service Delivery
4 17 (26.15%) Service Management
5 16 (24.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 16 (24.62%) ITIL
5 16 (24.62%) Task Automation
5 16 (24.62%) V-Model
5 16 (24.62%) Waterfall
6 12 (18.46%) DevOps
6 12 (18.46%) SDLC
7 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.31%) Migration
8 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.31%) UML
8 8 (12.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Bash Shell
2 36 (55.38%) Python
3 26 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 17 (26.15%) C
5 12 (18.46%) Perl
6 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby
7 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.15%) CCNA
2 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (24.62%) CISSP
3 16 (24.62%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
3 16 (24.62%) GIAC
3 16 (24.62%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (24.62%) MCSE
3 16 (24.62%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (24.62%) SANS
3 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
3 16 (24.62%) SSCP
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 44 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (33.85%) NFS
4 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
5 18 (27.69%) Docker
6 16 (24.62%) Samba
6 16 (24.62%) VirtualBox
7 14 (21.54%) KVM
8 10 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (15.38%) vSphere
9 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
10 7 (10.77%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (10.77%) XenApp
11 6 (9.23%) iptables
11 6 (9.23%) QEMU
11 6 (9.23%) vCloud
11 6 (9.23%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (9.23%) VMware NSX
11 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
12 4 (6.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (40.00%) Ansible
1 26 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 24 (36.92%) Puppet
3 19 (29.23%) Nagios
4 18 (27.69%) Kubernetes
5 17 (26.15%) ZABBIX
6 16 (24.62%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (24.62%) OpenNMS
7 8 (12.31%) Terraform
8 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (9.23%) SELinux
9 6 (9.23%) XenMobile
10 5 (7.69%) Salt
10 5 (7.69%) SCCM
11 4 (6.15%) IBM BigFix
12 3 (4.62%) Rundeck
13 2 (3.08%) Check_MK
14 1 (1.54%) EMC VPLEX
14 1 (1.54%) Nessus
14 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 51 (78.46%) VMware
2 50 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.38%) NetApp
4 22 (33.85%) Dell
4 22 (33.85%) EMC
5 19 (29.23%) Oracle
6 16 (24.62%) Citrix
6 16 (24.62%) Cloudera
6 16 (24.62%) Hortonworks
6 16 (24.62%) Red Hat
6 16 (24.62%) SolarWinds
7 13 (20.00%) Google
8 9 (13.85%) Cisco
9 7 (10.77%) Veeam
10 6 (9.23%) Zerto
11 4 (6.15%) BMC
11 4 (6.15%) DevExpress
11 4 (6.15%) IBM
11 4 (6.15%) Sage
11 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow