Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 977 827 813
Rank change year-on-year -150 -14 +108
Permanent jobs citing Xen 174 326 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 1.63% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 155 296 426
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,625 £30,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +5.26%

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 22,950 19,966 23,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.10% 12.53% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18,704 16,815 20,138
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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
North of England -54 79 £60,000 +4.35% 9
North West +5 68 £60,000 - 6
London -89 49 £62,500 +4.17% 14
East of England +1 21 £60,000 -1.64% 2
Midlands +11 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +19 12 £45,000 -
South East -41 11 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire -52 11 £65,000 +13.04% 3
East Midlands -3 1 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 146 (83.91%) VMware
2 139 (79.89%) Linux
3 129 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (73.56%) Windows
5 127 (72.99%) DevOps
6 124 (71.26%) Ansible
7 119 (68.39%) Puppet
8 114 (65.52%) Opscode Chef
9 105 (60.34%) Microsoft
10 91 (52.30%) Amazon AWS
11 86 (49.43%) Continuous Integration
12 71 (40.80%) Hyper-V
13 70 (40.23%) Git (software)
14 69 (39.66%) VirtualBox
15 65 (37.36%) Continuous Delivery
16 61 (35.06%) PowerShell
17 56 (32.18%) Python
18 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 46 (26.44%) TDD
20 46 (26.44%) NuGet
21 43 (24.71%) Windows Server
22 38 (21.84%) Jenkins
23 37 (21.26%) Active Directory
24 36 (20.69%) DNS
24 36 (20.69%) QA
25 35 (20.11%) TCP/IP
26 34 (19.54%) Bash Shell
26 34 (19.54%) Docker
27 33 (18.97%) KVM

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 25 (14.37%) OpenStack
2 18 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.90%) Apache
3 12 (6.90%) CloudStack
4 10 (5.75%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.87%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.87%) nginx
6 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.72%) JBoss
8 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.15%) IIS
9 2 (1.15%) Jetty
9 2 (1.15%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 91 (52.30%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (26.44%) NuGet
4 25 (14.37%) SaaS
5 24 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (9.20%) Office 365
7 13 (7.47%) CloudFront
7 13 (7.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (7.47%) IaaS
8 8 (4.60%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (3.45%) Linode
11 5 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (1.15%) Loggly
13 2 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.69%) DNS
2 35 (20.11%) TCP/IP
3 27 (15.52%) DHCP
4 15 (8.62%) SAN
5 6 (3.45%) AMQP
5 6 (3.45%) Firewall
5 6 (3.45%) HTTP
5 6 (3.45%) WAN
6 4 (2.30%) Internet
6 4 (2.30%) LAN
6 4 (2.30%) NAS
6 4 (2.30%) VoIP
7 3 (1.72%) Network Security
7 3 (1.72%) VPN
8 2 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.15%) ICMP
8 2 (1.15%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.15%) VLAN
9 1 (0.57%) BGP
9 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) MySQL
3 15 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (8.62%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.17%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.72%) Redis
10 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.15%) HBase
11 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 70 (40.23%) Git (software)
2 38 (21.84%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.47%) GoCD
3 13 (7.47%) Vagrant
4 8 (4.60%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.45%) Subversion
6 4 (2.30%) Selenium
6 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.15%) Ant
7 2 (1.15%) JMeter
7 2 (1.15%) Maven
7 2 (1.15%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.15%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.15%) The Grinder
7 2 (1.15%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.57%) Gradle
8 1 (0.57%) JIRA
8 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (7.47%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Back Office
3 3 (1.72%) Games
3 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (39.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (31.61%) Lead DevOps
3 43 (24.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 43 (24.71%) Team Leader
4 39 (22.41%) Senior DevOps
5 34 (19.54%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (17.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 27 (15.52%) Windows Engineer
8 26 (14.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 22 (12.64%) Administrator
10 21 (12.07%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 20 (11.49%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (10.92%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (10.92%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (8.62%) DevOps Administrator
14 14 (8.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 14 (8.05%) Server Engineer
15 13 (7.47%) Lead Systems Engineer
15 13 (7.47%) Windows Systems Engineer
16 12 (6.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) Web Services
2 16 (9.20%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (4.60%) .NET
5 6 (3.45%) boto
6 4 (2.30%) LAMP
6 4 (2.30%) LDAP
7 3 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (1.72%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (1.15%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.15%) JRuby
8 2 (1.15%) Node.js
8 2 (1.15%) Servlets
9 1 (0.57%) Flash
9 1 (0.57%) Middleware
9 1 (0.57%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (0.57%) Spring
9 1 (0.57%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.64%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.20%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.17%) Replication
6 6 (3.45%) Fintech
6 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.87%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.87%) GPGPU
8 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.15%) User Experience
10 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (79.89%) Linux
2 128 (73.56%) Windows
3 43 (24.71%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.92%) Unix
5 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.60%) Solaris
7 7 (4.02%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.45%) Debian
9 5 (2.87%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.72%) AIX
11 3 (1.72%) CentOS
11 3 (1.72%) HPUX
11 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.15%) CoreOS
12 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (72.99%) DevOps
2 86 (49.43%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (37.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (26.44%) TDD
6 30 (17.24%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.49%) Analytical Thinking
8 18 (10.34%) Business Development
8 18 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (10.34%) High Availability
9 16 (9.20%) Robotic Process Automation
10 15 (8.62%) ITIL
11 13 (7.47%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (7.47%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (5.17%) DSDM
12 9 (5.17%) RUP
12 9 (5.17%) Scrum
13 8 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (4.60%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.02%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.06%) PowerShell
2 56 (32.18%) Python
3 34 (19.54%) Bash Shell
4 27 (15.52%) Java
5 25 (14.37%) SQL
6 21 (12.07%) Ruby
7 13 (7.47%) Jython
8 12 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.32%) Perl
10 5 (2.87%) Scala
11 4 (2.30%) C
11 4 (2.30%) Go
12 3 (1.72%) C++
12 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.72%) PHP
13 2 (1.15%) C#
14 1 (0.57%) C-shell
14 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.22%) Degree
2 23 (13.22%) MCITP
2 23 (13.22%) MCSA
2 23 (13.22%) MCSE
3 13 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.17%) Master's Degree
5 7 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.87%) CCNA
6 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.30%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.69%) QA
2 23 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (13.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.72%) COSHH
3 3 (1.72%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.15%) GCP
System Software
1 129 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (40.80%) Hyper-V
3 69 (39.66%) VirtualBox
4 37 (21.26%) Active Directory
5 34 (19.54%) Docker
6 33 (18.97%) KVM
7 21 (12.07%) XenServer
8 12 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (6.90%) vSphere
9 9 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.87%) LXC
11 3 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.15%) HDFS
12 2 (1.15%) NFS
12 2 (1.15%) Snort
12 2 (1.15%) Varnish
12 2 (1.15%) XenApp
13 1 (0.57%) bhyve
13 1 (0.57%) QEMU
13 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 124 (71.26%) Ansible
2 119 (68.39%) Puppet
3 114 (65.52%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (13.79%) Kubernetes
4 24 (13.79%) Nagios
5 22 (12.64%) Terraform
6 19 (10.92%) Graphite
6 19 (10.92%) Kibana
7 18 (10.34%) logstash
8 12 (6.90%) Salt
8 12 (6.90%) SCCM
9 6 (3.45%) Cobbler
9 6 (3.45%) Grafana
9 6 (3.45%) Graylog
10 4 (2.30%) Mesos
11 3 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.72%) SCOM
11 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 146 (83.91%) VMware
2 105 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.67%) Oracle
4 26 (14.94%) Citrix
5 19 (10.92%) Google
6 18 (10.34%) IBM
7 9 (5.17%) Cisco
8 8 (4.60%) Splunk
9 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.87%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.87%) HP
10 5 (2.87%) Ivanti
11 4 (2.30%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.72%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (1.72%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.72%) Isilon
12 3 (1.72%) MapR
12 3 (1.72%) New Relic
12 3 (1.72%) SaltStack