Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 792 821 1022
Rank change year-on-year +29 +201 -22
Permanent jobs citing Xen 58 64 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.073% 0.054%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 57
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,200 £26,750
25th Percentile £46,875 £39,375 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +11.11% -17.50%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £73,125 £90,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +11.11% -17.50%

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 15,250 15,350 22,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.00% 17.45% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12,097 12,734 18,574
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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
London +49 20 £65,000 +4.00% 2
South West -19 15 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East of England +32 14 £62,500 - 2
North of England -17 4 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South East +35 3 £55,000 -4.35%
Yorkshire -24 3 £55,000 +107.55% 1
North West +12 1 - - 2
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 53 (91.38%) VMware
2 51 (87.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (74.14%) Hyper-V
4 42 (72.41%) Linux
5 41 (70.69%) PowerShell
6 38 (65.52%) Windows
6 38 (65.52%) Azure
6 38 (65.52%) Ansible
7 32 (55.17%) Bash Shell
8 28 (48.28%) DevOps
9 26 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (44.83%) Terraform
10 24 (41.38%) Windows Server
11 22 (37.93%) Salt
11 22 (37.93%) Python
12 21 (36.21%) DNS
13 20 (34.48%) Firewall
14 18 (31.03%) KVM
15 17 (29.31%) Docker
15 17 (29.31%) Perl
15 17 (29.31%) Greenfield Project
16 16 (27.59%) Kubernetes
17 15 (25.86%) Red Hat
18 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
18 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
19 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
19 13 (22.41%) AWS
19 13 (22.41%) CentOS
19 13 (22.41%) Debian
20 12 (20.69%) Migration

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 (15.52%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) Traffic Server
Cloud Services
1 38 (65.52%) Azure
2 13 (22.41%) AWS
3 12 (20.69%) IaaS
4 9 (15.52%) PaaS
5 8 (13.79%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (13.79%) SaaS
6 6 (10.34%) GCP
7 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.45%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.72%) Akamai
8 1 (1.72%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.72%) Cloudflare
8 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.72%) Datadog
8 1 (1.72%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.72%) GitHub
8 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.72%) Linode
8 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) DNS
2 20 (34.48%) Firewall
3 11 (18.97%) DHCP
4 8 (13.79%) VLAN
4 8 (13.79%) VPN
5 7 (12.07%) Internet
6 6 (10.34%) SSL
7 3 (5.17%) FTP
7 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 3 (5.17%) SAN
8 2 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.45%) SSH
9 1 (1.72%) Broadband
9 1 (1.72%) LAN
9 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) CouchDB
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.72%) ClickHouse
5 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.90%) GitLab
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.45%) GoCD
3 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Advertising
2 3 (5.17%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Social Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Lead DevOps
2 14 (24.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (15.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Support
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (5.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (3.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.45%) PHP-FPM
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.72%) boto
3 1 (1.72%) cloud-init
3 1 (1.72%) Kafka
3 1 (1.72%) libvirt
3 1 (1.72%) React
3 1 (1.72%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 9 (15.52%) Public Cloud
4 6 (10.34%) Clustering
5 3 (5.17%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.72%) Blog
7 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (72.41%) Linux
2 38 (65.52%) Windows
3 24 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 13 (22.41%) CentOS
4 13 (22.41%) Debian
5 12 (20.69%) Ubuntu
6 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (10.34%) Unix
9 5 (8.62%) Fedora
10 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (5.17%) VMS
12 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) DevOps
2 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
3 12 (20.69%) Migration
4 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) Task Automation
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
10 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.17%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.45%) Service Management
11 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) PowerShell
2 32 (55.17%) Bash Shell
3 22 (37.93%) Python
4 17 (29.31%) Perl
5 11 (18.97%) Ruby
6 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.62%) C
8 4 (6.90%) Java
9 3 (5.17%) AWK
9 3 (5.17%) sed
10 2 (3.45%) Go
10 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.45%) PHP
10 2 (3.45%) SQL
11 1 (1.72%) C#
11 1 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) RHCE
2 3 (5.17%) RHCSA
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) GIAC
3 2 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (3.45%) SANS
3 2 (3.45%) SSCP
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (87.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (74.14%) Hyper-V
3 18 (31.03%) KVM
4 17 (29.31%) Docker
5 11 (18.97%) Samba
6 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (8.62%) Btrfs
7 5 (8.62%) Ceph
7 5 (8.62%) DRBD
8 4 (6.90%) VirtualBox
8 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.17%) Firmware
9 3 (5.17%) NFS
9 3 (5.17%) OCFS2
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (5.17%) Postfix
9 3 (5.17%) qmail
9 3 (5.17%) Sendmail
9 3 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (5.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 38 (65.52%) Ansible
2 26 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (44.83%) Terraform
3 22 (37.93%) Salt
4 16 (27.59%) Kubernetes
5 9 (15.52%) Nagios
6 5 (8.62%) Check_MK
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (8.62%) Puppet
7 3 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (5.17%) Prometheus
7 3 (5.17%) SELinux
7 3 (5.17%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.45%) Grafana
8 2 (3.45%) OpenNMS
8 2 (3.45%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.72%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (1.72%) Graphite
9 1 (1.72%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) VMware
2 15 (25.86%) Red Hat
3 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Google
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) New Relic
7 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.45%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) EMC
7 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) BMC
8 1 (1.72%) Cognos
8 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.72%) Perforce