Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 918 1006 997
Rank change year-on-year +88 -9 -197
Permanent jobs citing Xen 65 93 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.42% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 71 160
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,425 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,000 £70,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -

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 19,372 22,110 22,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.12% 15.80% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,885 18,115 18,317
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,840 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 16 February 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 16 February 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 +74 28 £62,500 +13.64% 3
South West +27 15 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South East +67 11 £57,500 -8.00% 1
North of England +43 5 £45,000 +50.00% 10
East of England +68 4 £55,000 - 2
North West +43 2 £62,500 +66.67% 4
Yorkshire +27 2 £42,500 +41.67% 6
Midlands - 2 £62,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 - 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 54 (83.08%) Linux
1 54 (83.08%) VMware
2 44 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
4 41 (63.08%) Python
5 39 (60.00%) Windows
6 38 (58.46%) Bash Shell
7 31 (47.69%) Puppet
8 29 (44.62%) Ansible
9 28 (43.08%) PowerShell
9 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
10 27 (41.54%) AWS
11 23 (35.38%) Azure
11 23 (35.38%) Ubuntu
12 21 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (30.77%) Perl
13 20 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
13 20 (30.77%) CentOS
13 20 (30.77%) DevOps
14 19 (29.23%) KVM
14 19 (29.23%) Docker
14 19 (29.23%) Kubernetes
15 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
15 18 (27.69%) High Availability
15 18 (27.69%) NFS
15 18 (27.69%) Dell
15 18 (27.69%) EMC
15 18 (27.69%) NetApp
15 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (27.69%) vCenter Server

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 13 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) GlassFish
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Gliffy
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) AWS
2 23 (35.38%) Azure
3 14 (21.54%) GCP
4 13 (20.00%) IaaS
5 9 (13.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (10.77%) DigitalOcean
7 7 (10.77%) Linode
8 6 (9.23%) Office 365
8 6 (9.23%) PaaS
8 6 (9.23%) SaaS
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
10 2 (3.08%) GitHub
10 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) SSH
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (15.38%) DNS
5 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 7 (10.77%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (10.77%) VLAN
6 6 (9.23%) NetScaler
6 6 (9.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (9.23%) SAN
6 6 (9.23%) Skype
6 6 (9.23%) SNMP
6 6 (9.23%) VoIP
6 6 (9.23%) VSAN
7 4 (6.15%) IPsec
7 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.08%) AMQP
8 2 (3.08%) LAN
8 2 (3.08%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Big Data
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.77%) Selenium
3 6 (9.23%) Bugzilla
3 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl
3 6 (9.23%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) CircleCI
4 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.54%) GitLab
General
1 12 (18.46%) Legal
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Platform Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) VMware Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) boto
1 7 (10.77%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (9.23%) LAMP
2 6 (9.23%) LDAP
2 6 (9.23%) OAuth
2 6 (9.23%) REST
2 6 (9.23%) SAML
2 6 (9.23%) SOAP
3 2 (3.08%) Kafka
3 2 (3.08%) Sensu
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (12.31%) Clustering
4 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.23%) Replication
4 6 (9.23%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (83.08%) Linux
2 39 (60.00%) Windows
3 23 (35.38%) Ubuntu
4 20 (30.77%) CentOS
5 17 (26.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
7 15 (23.08%) Fedora
8 10 (15.38%) Unix
9 6 (9.23%) Debian
10 3 (4.62%) Solaris
10 3 (4.62%) SUSE
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (30.77%) DevOps
3 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) High Availability
3 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
4 15 (23.08%) Task Automation
5 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
6 12 (18.46%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (18.46%) ITIL
6 12 (18.46%) SDLC
6 12 (18.46%) Service Delivery
6 12 (18.46%) Service Management
6 12 (18.46%) V-Model
6 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.77%) Fintech
8 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.23%) UML
8 6 (9.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) Python
2 38 (58.46%) Bash Shell
3 28 (43.08%) PowerShell
4 20 (30.77%) Perl
5 12 (18.46%) C
6 11 (16.92%) Ruby
7 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (4.62%) Java
9 2 (3.08%) Go
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) CCNA
1 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.46%) CISSP
2 12 (18.46%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) GIAC
2 12 (18.46%) Linux+ Certification
2 12 (18.46%) MCSE
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.46%) Network+ Certification
2 12 (18.46%) SANS
2 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) SSCP
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) CCNP
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 44 (67.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
3 20 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (29.23%) Docker
4 19 (29.23%) KVM
5 18 (27.69%) NFS
6 14 (21.54%) VirtualBox
7 13 (20.00%) Samba
8 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 8 (12.31%) vSphere
9 8 (12.31%) XenApp
10 6 (9.23%) iptables
10 6 (9.23%) QEMU
10 6 (9.23%) vCloud
10 6 (9.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (9.23%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (9.23%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (9.23%) VMware NSX
10 6 (9.23%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (47.69%) Puppet
2 29 (44.62%) Ansible
3 19 (29.23%) Kubernetes
4 18 (27.69%) vCenter Server
5 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (23.08%) Nagios
7 13 (20.00%) ZABBIX
8 12 (18.46%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (18.46%) OpenNMS
9 11 (16.92%) Terraform
10 9 (13.85%) Salt
11 6 (9.23%) SELinux
11 6 (9.23%) XenMobile
12 2 (3.08%) EMC VPLEX
12 2 (3.08%) Graphite
12 2 (3.08%) logstash
12 2 (3.08%) Mesos
12 2 (3.08%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (1.54%) Consul
13 1 (1.54%) Grafana
Vendors
1 54 (83.08%) VMware
2 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.69%) Dell
3 18 (27.69%) EMC
3 18 (27.69%) NetApp
4 17 (26.15%) Oracle
4 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
5 14 (21.54%) Google
6 12 (18.46%) Cloudera
6 12 (18.46%) Hortonworks
6 12 (18.46%) SolarWinds
7 9 (13.85%) Cisco
8 8 (12.31%) Citrix
8 8 (12.31%) Veeam
9 6 (9.23%) Zerto
10 4 (6.15%) SaltStack
11 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
11 3 (4.62%) Ivanti
12 2 (3.08%) Juniper
12 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow