Period
to 18 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 952 989 921
Rank change year-on-year +37 -68 -21
Permanent jobs citing Xen 92 158 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.67% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74 124 254
England median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% -4.35% +9.52%

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 22,956 23,465 21,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.52% 14.76% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18,843 19,057 18,084
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 18 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +82 38 £63,750 -1.92% 10
South West +3 20 £51,250 +32.26% 1
South East +43 18 £41,250 -17.50% 4
North of England -35 8 £25,500 -57.50% 6
Yorkshire -23 7 £25,000 -61.54% 2
East of England +75 4 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands +36 3 £49,500 +10.00%
West Midlands +16 3 £49,500 +10.00%
North West -2 1 £32,500 -45.83% 4
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 66 (71.74%) VMware
2 62 (67.39%) Linux
3 60 (65.22%) Windows
3 60 (65.22%) Python
4 51 (55.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
6 46 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 43 (46.74%) Hyper-V
8 41 (44.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (42.39%) Ruby
10 38 (41.30%) Amazon AWS
11 34 (36.96%) Puppet
11 34 (36.96%) Ansible
11 34 (36.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
12 31 (33.70%) Bash Shell
13 30 (32.61%) DevOps
14 29 (31.52%) OpenStack
14 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
15 28 (30.43%) Docker
16 27 (29.35%) KVM
16 27 (29.35%) Ubuntu
17 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (28.26%) Nagios
18 24 (26.09%) ZABBIX
19 23 (25.00%) Red Hat
20 22 (23.91%) Firewall
20 22 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
20 22 (23.91%) CentOS
21 21 (22.83%) VirtualBox

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 29 (31.52%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.96%) CloudStack
2 11 (11.96%) IIS
3 10 (10.87%) Apache
4 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.70%) nginx
4 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.26%) JBoss
6 3 (3.26%) WildFly
7 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (44.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (41.30%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (16.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (10.87%) IaaS
5 6 (6.52%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (6.52%) Linode
6 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.35%) Office 365
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.26%) PaaS
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) G Suite
8 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.09%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Slack
8 1 (1.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) Firewall
2 14 (15.22%) VPN
3 12 (13.04%) DNS
4 10 (10.87%) LAN
4 10 (10.87%) VoIP
5 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.78%) WAN
6 8 (8.70%) DHCP
6 8 (8.70%) Skype
6 8 (8.70%) VLAN
7 7 (7.61%) SAN
8 3 (3.26%) AMQP
8 3 (3.26%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.26%) DSL
8 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.26%) MPLS
8 3 (3.26%) SNA
8 3 (3.26%) SSL
8 3 (3.26%) Wireless
8 3 (3.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Big Data
2 10 (10.87%) MySQL
3 8 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Ant
2 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.09%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.09%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (1.09%) GoCD
2 1 (1.09%) Gradle
2 1 (1.09%) Hudson
2 1 (1.09%) Maven
2 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.09%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
1 4 (4.35%) Local Government
1 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) Platform Engineer
3 18 (19.57%) Administrator
4 15 (16.30%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
6 12 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Consultant
9 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (9.78%) IT Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Server Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Service Desk Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Graduate
10 8 (8.70%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Graduate Systems Administrator
10 8 (8.70%) Graduate Systems Engineer
11 7 (7.61%) Windows Server Engineer
12 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) LDAP
2 7 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (6.52%) boto
4 3 (3.26%) Web Services
5 1 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) COM
5 1 (1.09%) JRuby
5 1 (1.09%) SAML
5 1 (1.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (9.78%) Clustering
4 7 (7.61%) Virtual Team
5 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.26%) Replication
8 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.09%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (67.39%) Linux
2 60 (65.22%) Windows
3 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
4 27 (29.35%) Ubuntu
5 22 (23.91%) CentOS
6 16 (17.39%) Debian
7 13 (14.13%) Fedora
7 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (13.04%) Unix
9 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (8.70%) VMS
11 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
12 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (3.26%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
14 2 (2.17%) Solaris
14 2 (2.17%) SUSE
15 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (32.61%) DevOps
3 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.30%) High Availability
4 15 (16.30%) Task Automation
5 14 (15.22%) ITIL
6 13 (14.13%) Service Management
7 12 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 12 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
9 10 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (10.87%) Systems Engineering
9 10 (10.87%) V-Model
9 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.78%) Fintech
10 9 (9.78%) SDLC
11 7 (7.61%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (6.52%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.22%) Python
2 46 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 39 (42.39%) Ruby
4 31 (33.70%) Bash Shell
5 21 (22.83%) SQL
6 15 (16.30%) Perl
7 11 (11.96%) C
8 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
9 8 (8.70%) Go
10 4 (4.35%) Java
11 1 (1.09%) C#
11 1 (1.09%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) F#
11 1 (1.09%) Haskell
11 1 (1.09%) ML
11 1 (1.09%) OCaml
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) DBS Check
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) CCNA
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.35%) CISSP
5 3 (3.26%) CCNP
5 3 (3.26%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) GIAC
6 1 (1.09%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) MCTS
6 1 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.09%) SANS
6 1 (1.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (55.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (46.74%) Hyper-V
3 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
4 28 (30.43%) Docker
5 27 (29.35%) KVM
6 22 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (22.83%) VirtualBox
8 19 (20.65%) vSphere
9 14 (15.22%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (14.13%) iptables
11 12 (13.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 12 (13.04%) Samba
12 10 (10.87%) NFS
13 7 (7.61%) DRBD
14 6 (6.52%) Btrfs
14 6 (6.52%) Ceph
14 6 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (4.35%) LXC
16 3 (3.26%) NLBS
16 3 (3.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (36.96%) Ansible
1 34 (36.96%) Puppet
2 26 (28.26%) Nagios
3 24 (26.09%) ZABBIX
4 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
5 16 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (11.96%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (11.96%) vCenter Server
7 10 (10.87%) OpenNMS
7 10 (10.87%) Terraform
8 8 (8.70%) Graphite
8 8 (8.70%) Kibana
9 7 (7.61%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (7.61%) Salt
10 5 (5.43%) HAProxy
11 4 (4.35%) Mesos
11 4 (4.35%) WSUS
12 3 (3.26%) Cobbler
12 3 (3.26%) SCCM
12 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) VMware
2 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (17.39%) Google
5 13 (14.13%) NetApp
6 11 (11.96%) Citrix
6 11 (11.96%) Dell
7 10 (10.87%) Cloudera
7 10 (10.87%) EMC
7 10 (10.87%) Hortonworks
7 10 (10.87%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.78%) Cisco
9 8 (8.70%) Centreon
10 7 (7.61%) Oracle
11 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
12 4 (4.35%) Ivanti
12 4 (4.35%) Veeam
13 3 (3.26%) F5
13 3 (3.26%) Juniper
13 3 (3.26%) Trend Micro