Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 972 854 800
Rank change year-on-year -118 -54 +113
Permanent jobs citing Xen 189 351 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 1.62% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 166 294 434
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,875 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 21857 21626 23316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.01% 12.36% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18320 18197 19669
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -88 100 £60,000 - 10
North of England -50 36 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South East +51 28 £53,750 +34.38% 1
Yorkshire -16 19 £60,000 +41.18%
North West -14 17 £60,000 +41.18% 1
East of England +3 11 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Midlands +21 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
East Midlands +27 8 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West -7 5 £47,500 -24.00% 1
West Midlands - 1 £18,000 -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Xen.

1 151 (79.89%) Linux
2 132 (69.84%) VMware
3 123 (65.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (59.26%) Puppet
5 108 (57.14%) DevOps
6 94 (49.74%) Opscode Chef
7 92 (48.68%) Python
8 86 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (41.27%) OpenStack
10 77 (40.74%) Ruby
11 74 (39.15%) Ansible
12 73 (38.62%) Bash Shell
13 71 (37.57%) Windows
14 66 (34.92%) Oracle
15 63 (33.33%) Unix
16 62 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
17 61 (32.28%) Configuration Management
18 58 (30.69%) SQL
19 56 (29.63%) Microsoft
20 54 (28.57%) Firewall
21 51 (26.98%) TCP/IP
22 47 (24.87%) XenServer
23 44 (23.28%) KVM
23 44 (23.28%) Windows Server
24 43 (22.75%) Shell Script
25 42 (22.22%) Scrum
26 41 (21.69%) Tivoli
26 41 (21.69%) RUP
26 41 (21.69%) DSDM
26 41 (21.69%) Amazon AWS

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 78 (41.27%) OpenStack
2 41 (21.69%) CloudStack
3 16 (8.47%) Apache
4 12 (6.35%) nginx
5 11 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (5.29%) JBoss
6 10 (5.29%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 8 (4.23%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.70%) IIS
9 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.70%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.12%) Confluence
10 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.53%) Jetty
12 1 (0.53%) Liferay
12 1 (0.53%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.81%) SaaS
3 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.23%) Office 365
5 6 (3.17%) IaaS
6 4 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.59%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (1.59%) Loggly
7 3 (1.59%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.57%) Firewall
2 51 (26.98%) TCP/IP
3 33 (17.46%) DNS
4 22 (11.64%) VPN
5 21 (11.11%) DHCP
6 16 (8.47%) Wireless
7 15 (7.94%) VoIP
8 10 (5.29%) HTTP
9 7 (3.70%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.70%) LDAP
10 6 (3.17%) SAN
11 5 (2.65%) WAN
11 5 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.12%) Internet
13 3 (1.59%) LAN
13 3 (1.59%) MPLS
13 3 (1.59%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.59%) SSL
14 2 (1.06%) SNMP
15 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.11%) MySQL
2 20 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (5.29%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.29%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.23%) Redis
6 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.12%) Big Data
8 3 (1.59%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.59%) Riak
9 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 32 (16.93%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.47%) Subversion
4 15 (7.94%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.88%) Travis CI
5 13 (6.88%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.70%) GoCD
7 5 (2.65%) Selenium
8 4 (2.12%) Geb
8 4 (2.12%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.12%) JIRA
8 4 (2.12%) JMeter
8 4 (2.12%) PHPUnit
8 4 (2.12%) Robot Framework
8 4 (2.12%) TestRail
8 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.59%) GitLab
10 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (8.99%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Games
3 6 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.12%) Banking
4 4 (2.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.59%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (19.58%) Operations Engineer
3 34 (17.99%) Platform Engineer
4 29 (15.34%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (13.76%) IT Engineer
6 25 (13.23%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (10.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 17 (8.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (8.47%) Administrator
10 16 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (7.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 14 (7.41%) Senior IT Engineer
13 13 (6.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
14 12 (6.35%) Automation Engineer
14 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (6.35%) Network Engineer
15 11 (5.82%) Junior IT Engineer
15 11 (5.82%) Junior Operations Engineer
15 11 (5.82%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (7.41%) LAMP
3 12 (6.35%) .NET
4 7 (3.70%) 802.1X
5 6 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (2.65%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (2.65%) Sensu
7 4 (2.12%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (2.12%) Web Services
8 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.59%) Node.js
9 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.06%) CSS
9 2 (1.06%) HTML
9 2 (1.06%) PHP-FPM
10 1 (0.53%) JSON
10 1 (0.53%) Middleware
10 1 (0.53%) Servlets
10 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.82%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.70%) Replication
7 6 (3.17%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.12%) Clustering
10 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.53%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) iPhone
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) Online Games
11 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 151 (79.89%) Linux
2 71 (37.57%) Windows
3 63 (33.33%) Unix
4 44 (23.28%) Windows Server
5 19 (10.05%) CentOS
6 17 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.82%) Debian
9 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.65%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.12%) Android
13 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.59%) CoreOS
13 3 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.53%) Fedora
14 1 (0.53%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (57.14%) DevOps
2 86 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (32.28%) Configuration Management
5 42 (22.22%) Scrum
6 41 (21.69%) DSDM
6 41 (21.69%) RUP
7 27 (14.29%) ITIL
8 25 (13.23%) Network Design
9 24 (12.70%) Ticket Management
10 22 (11.64%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.05%) Analytical Thinking
12 15 (7.94%) Open Source
12 15 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (6.35%) Auto-Scaling
14 12 (6.35%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (5.82%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.82%) Incident Management
15 11 (5.82%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.68%) Python
2 77 (40.74%) Ruby
3 73 (38.62%) Bash Shell
4 58 (30.69%) SQL
5 43 (22.75%) Shell Script
6 36 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 28 (14.81%) Perl
8 18 (9.52%) Java
9 16 (8.47%) PHP
10 6 (3.17%) Groovy
11 5 (2.65%) C
12 4 (2.12%) Go
13 3 (1.59%) C#
13 3 (1.59%) C++
13 3 (1.59%) Scala
14 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
14 2 (1.06%) VBScript
15 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (12.70%) Degree
2 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.52%) MCITP
3 18 (9.52%) MCSE
4 12 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (5.29%) MCSA
6 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 28 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 24 (12.70%) SLA
3 17 (8.99%) QA
4 7 (3.70%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.53%) GCP
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (65.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (24.87%) XenServer
3 44 (23.28%) KVM
4 41 (21.69%) vSphere
5 37 (19.58%) Docker
6 29 (15.34%) Active Directory
7 12 (6.35%) XenApp
8 11 (5.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (5.82%) XenDesktop
9 10 (5.29%) Hyper-V
9 10 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (4.76%) VirtualBox
11 7 (3.70%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.70%) NFS
11 7 (3.70%) Snort
12 4 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.59%) iptables
13 3 (1.59%) QEMU
13 3 (1.59%) vCloud
14 2 (1.06%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 112 (59.26%) Puppet
2 94 (49.74%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (39.15%) Ansible
4 41 (21.69%) Cobbler
4 41 (21.69%) Tivoli
5 28 (14.81%) Terraform
6 22 (11.64%) Kubernetes
7 17 (8.99%) Nagios
8 16 (8.47%) SCCM
9 15 (7.94%) Packer
10 11 (5.82%) Salt
11 10 (5.29%) ZABBIX
12 9 (4.76%) HAProxy
13 7 (3.70%) SCOM
13 7 (3.70%) SCOrch
13 7 (3.70%) XenMobile
14 6 (3.17%) logstash
15 4 (2.12%) Graphite
15 4 (2.12%) Mesos
15 4 (2.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 132 (69.84%) VMware
2 66 (34.92%) Oracle
3 56 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 40 (21.16%) Cisco
4 40 (21.16%) EnterpriseDB
5 29 (15.34%) Juniper
6 28 (14.81%) Red Hat
7 25 (13.23%) Citrix
8 18 (9.52%) HP
9 11 (5.82%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.29%) AppSense
10 10 (5.29%) Atlassian
10 10 (5.29%) LANDesk
11 9 (4.76%) SaltStack
12 6 (3.17%) EMC
12 6 (3.17%) NetApp
12 6 (3.17%) Rackspace
13 5 (2.65%) Google
13 5 (2.65%) Splunk
13 5 (2.65%) Symantec