Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 701 974 989
Rank change year-on-year +273 +15 -60
Permanent jobs citing Xen 45 91 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 72 141
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.74% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -4.35%

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 11,035 22,980 23,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.13% 17.39% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,131 18,920 19,156
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +191 11 £62,500 -3.85% 4
North of England +173 11 £38,250 +47.12%
East of England +112 11 £75,000 +25.00%
South West +106 11 £50,000 -
North West +126 5 £48,750 +50.00%
Yorkshire +115 5 £26,500 +1.92%
Midlands +116 1 £62,500 +26.26%
West Midlands +94 1 £62,500 +26.26%
North East - 1 £31,500 -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 37 (82.22%) VMware
2 35 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (68.89%) Windows
4 30 (66.67%) Linux
5 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
6 22 (48.89%) Hyper-V
7 21 (46.67%) Azure
8 19 (42.22%) Firewall
8 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (35.56%) Python
9 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
10 15 (33.33%) Docker
10 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
10 15 (33.33%) Citrix
10 15 (33.33%) Ubuntu
11 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
12 13 (28.89%) Terraform
12 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (26.67%) DevOps
14 11 (24.44%) AWS
14 11 (24.44%) CouchDB
14 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (24.44%) vCenter Server
15 10 (22.22%) High Availability
15 10 (22.22%) Nagios
15 10 (22.22%) Oracle
16 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 9 (20.00%) Clustering
16 9 (20.00%) Ceph
16 9 (20.00%) Ansible

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 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Gliffy
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.89%) Sage CRM
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Azure
2 11 (24.44%) AWS
3 8 (17.78%) Office 365
4 6 (13.33%) IaaS
4 6 (13.33%) PaaS
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (11.11%) GCP
6 3 (6.67%) GitHub
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) LAN
2 6 (13.33%) WAN
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 5 (11.11%) Skype
3 5 (11.11%) SSH
3 5 (11.11%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (6.67%) VSAN
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) IPsec
5 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) CouchDB
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) GitLab
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (6.67%) Law
1 3 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Head of DevOps
2 5 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 4 (8.89%) IT Support
3 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Senior IT Technician
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) JSON
2 5 (11.11%) OAuth
2 5 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) React
4 3 (6.67%) SAML
5 2 (4.44%) Enzyme
5 2 (4.44%) Jest
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.67%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.33%) Debian
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.89%) CentOS
7 4 (8.89%) Fedora
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) High Availability
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) CRM
7 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.11%) Service Management
7 5 (11.11%) UML
7 5 (11.11%) Use Case
8 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
1 16 (35.56%) Python
2 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) C
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
5 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.89%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 4 (8.89%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) GIAC
2 4 (8.89%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
2 4 (8.89%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (8.89%) SANS
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SSCP
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 35 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (48.89%) Hyper-V
3 15 (33.33%) Docker
4 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (20.00%) Ceph
6 8 (17.78%) KVM
7 7 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (15.56%) vSphere
8 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (13.33%) Btrfs
8 6 (13.33%) DRBD
8 6 (13.33%) XenApp
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (8.89%) NFS
9 4 (8.89%) Samba
9 4 (8.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (8.89%) VirtualBox
10 3 (6.67%) vCloud
10 3 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 13 (28.89%) Terraform
3 11 (24.44%) vCenter Server
4 10 (22.22%) Nagios
5 9 (20.00%) Ansible
6 7 (15.56%) SCCM
7 6 (13.33%) Check_MK
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (11.11%) Puppet
9 4 (8.89%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (8.89%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (8.89%) OpenNMS
9 4 (8.89%) ZABBIX
10 3 (6.67%) Proxmox
10 3 (6.67%) XenMobile
11 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) VMware
2 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 15 (33.33%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) EMC
5 8 (17.78%) NetApp
6 7 (15.56%) Dell
7 5 (11.11%) Google
8 4 (8.89%) BMC
8 4 (8.89%) Cloudera
8 4 (8.89%) Cognos
8 4 (8.89%) DevExpress
8 4 (8.89%) Hortonworks
8 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.89%) Sage
8 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
8 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.89%) Tanium