Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 971 914 885
Rank change year-on-year -57 -29 -22
Permanent jobs citing Xen 143 252 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 1.17% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 231 268
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -0.99%

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 23,118 21,596 22,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.07% 13.12% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18,946 18,298 19,059
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
London -17 55 £70,000 +16.67% 13
North of England -24 43 £60,000 - 11
North West -6 27 £60,000 - 2
South East +17 17 £32,500 -39.53% 9
Yorkshire -4 15 £65,000 +8.33% 9
South West +15 12 £40,000 -31.91% 3
East of England +21 11 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Midlands +13 4 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands -22 3 £43,750 +25.00%
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 115 (80.42%) Linux
2 110 (76.92%) VMware
3 92 (64.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (62.24%) Amazon AWS
5 86 (60.14%) Puppet
5 86 (60.14%) Ansible
6 81 (56.64%) Windows
7 76 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (51.05%) Python
9 71 (49.65%) DevOps
10 67 (46.85%) Bash Shell
11 66 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
12 57 (39.86%) Configuration Management
13 56 (39.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 55 (38.46%) KVM
15 54 (37.76%) PowerShell
15 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (33.57%) SQL
17 44 (30.77%) Microsoft
17 44 (30.77%) Docker
18 41 (28.67%) VirtualBox
19 36 (25.17%) OpenStack
20 34 (23.78%) Oracle
20 34 (23.78%) Hyper-V
21 33 (23.08%) Jenkins
21 33 (23.08%) Kubernetes
22 32 (22.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 32 (22.38%) DNS
23 31 (21.68%) Red Hat
24 30 (20.98%) XenServer

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 36 (25.17%) OpenStack
2 24 (16.78%) CloudStack
3 11 (7.69%) Apache
3 11 (7.69%) Confluence
4 9 (6.29%) nginx
5 7 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.50%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.80%) JBoss
7 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.80%) uWSGI
7 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.10%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.40%) IIS
9 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.40%) Site Server
10 1 (0.70%) Jetty
10 1 (0.70%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 89 (62.24%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (39.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.49%) IaaS
4 11 (7.69%) SaaS
5 9 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (4.90%) GitHub
7 6 (4.20%) NuGet
7 6 (4.20%) Office 365
8 5 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.80%) DigitalOcean
9 4 (2.80%) PaaS
10 3 (2.10%) Linode
11 2 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.40%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.70%) Loggly
12 1 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.38%) DNS
2 17 (11.89%) Firewall
3 16 (11.19%) Internet
4 15 (10.49%) LAN
4 15 (10.49%) SAN
4 15 (10.49%) WAN
5 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.69%) NAS
7 9 (6.29%) VPN
8 8 (5.59%) DHCP
9 7 (4.90%) FCoE
9 7 (4.90%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (4.90%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.20%) Multicast
11 5 (3.50%) Broadband
11 5 (3.50%) SSL
11 5 (3.50%) VLAN
12 3 (2.10%) AMQP
12 3 (2.10%) HTTP
13 2 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) MySQL
3 13 (9.09%) Big Data
3 13 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.50%) CouchDB
5 4 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.40%) HBase
7 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.70%) Redis
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.79%) JIRA
4 10 (6.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (6.99%) Subversion
5 9 (6.29%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.40%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.40%) git-flow
8 2 (1.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.70%) Chocolatey
9 1 (0.70%) GoCD
9 1 (0.70%) Gradle
9 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.70%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.70%) The Grinder
9 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.70%) WiX
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Back Office
3 7 (4.90%) Banking
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
3 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.50%) Marketing
5 4 (2.80%) Electronics
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.10%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (20.28%) Platform Engineer
3 24 (16.78%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (11.89%) Lead DevOps
5 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.49%) Linux Support
6 14 (9.79%) Analyst
6 14 (9.79%) Server Analyst
6 14 (9.79%) Server Support
6 14 (9.79%) Server Support Analyst
6 14 (9.79%) Support Analyst
7 13 (9.09%) Administrator
8 12 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (6.29%) Architect
11 7 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) .NET
2 8 (5.59%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (4.90%) LAMP
3 7 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (4.20%) JSON
4 6 (4.20%) Web Services
5 4 (2.80%) Django
5 4 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.10%) boto
6 3 (2.10%) Middleware
7 2 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.40%) HTML
7 2 (1.40%) React
7 2 (1.40%) Sensu
7 2 (1.40%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (1.40%) XML
8 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.70%) CSS
8 1 (0.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.50%) Cybercrime
4 5 (3.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.80%) Fintech
5 4 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.10%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (80.42%) Linux
2 81 (56.64%) Windows
3 32 (22.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (16.78%) Ubuntu
5 23 (16.08%) Unix
6 16 (11.19%) Windows Server
7 15 (10.49%) CentOS
8 13 (9.09%) Fedora
9 10 (6.99%) Debian
10 8 (5.59%) Solaris
11 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (4.20%) Windows 10
13 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
14 4 (2.80%) Mac OS
15 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.40%) AIX
16 2 (1.40%) HPUX
16 2 (1.40%) MVS
16 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (49.65%) DevOps
3 57 (39.86%) Configuration Management
4 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (19.58%) ITIL
6 26 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
7 25 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 24 (16.78%) Scrum
9 22 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (14.69%) DSDM
10 21 (14.69%) RUP
10 21 (14.69%) Service Management
10 21 (14.69%) Test Automation
11 20 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (10.49%) Task Automation
14 14 (9.79%) Storage Management
15 13 (9.09%) High Availability
15 13 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
15 13 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.05%) Python
2 67 (46.85%) Bash Shell
3 54 (37.76%) PowerShell
4 48 (33.57%) SQL
5 30 (20.98%) Ruby
6 20 (13.99%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.09%) Java
8 12 (8.39%) C
9 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.90%) PHP
11 5 (3.50%) Perl
12 3 (2.10%) Scala
13 2 (1.40%) C#
13 2 (1.40%) C++
13 2 (1.40%) C-shell
13 2 (1.40%) Go
13 2 (1.40%) Korn
14 1 (0.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Degree
1 15 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.99%) MCSE
3 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.59%) CCNA
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.59%) CISSP
4 8 (5.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (5.59%) GIAC
4 8 (5.59%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (5.59%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (5.59%) SANS
4 8 (5.59%) SSCP
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.40%) CCA
6 2 (1.40%) CCAA
6 2 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.40%) COBIT
4 2 (1.40%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (64.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (38.46%) KVM
3 44 (30.77%) Docker
4 41 (28.67%) VirtualBox
5 34 (23.78%) Hyper-V
6 30 (20.98%) XenServer
7 29 (20.28%) Active Directory
8 26 (18.18%) vSphere
9 19 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (10.49%) NFS
11 9 (6.29%) Samba
12 7 (4.90%) pfSense
12 7 (4.90%) QEMU
12 7 (4.90%) SRDF
13 4 (2.80%) Varnish
14 3 (2.10%) PowerDNS
14 3 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
15 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 86 (60.14%) Ansible
1 86 (60.14%) Puppet
2 66 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (23.08%) Kubernetes
4 26 (18.18%) Nagios
5 17 (11.89%) Docker Swarm
5 17 (11.89%) ZABBIX
6 15 (10.49%) vCenter Server
7 14 (9.79%) Cobbler
8 13 (9.09%) OpenNMS
8 13 (9.09%) Terraform
9 11 (7.69%) Tivoli
10 10 (6.99%) SCCM
11 6 (4.20%) Icinga
12 5 (3.50%) Graphite
12 5 (3.50%) Salt
13 4 (2.80%) HAProxy
13 4 (2.80%) logstash
14 3 (2.10%) Kibana
14 3 (2.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 110 (76.92%) VMware
2 44 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.78%) Oracle
4 31 (21.68%) Red Hat
5 25 (17.48%) Google
6 19 (13.29%) Cisco
7 15 (10.49%) Cloudera
7 15 (10.49%) EMC
7 15 (10.49%) Hortonworks
7 15 (10.49%) NetApp
8 13 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 12 (8.39%) Citrix
10 11 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
11 10 (6.99%) Dell
11 10 (6.99%) IBM
12 7 (4.90%) HP
12 7 (4.90%) Intel
13 6 (4.20%) SonicWALL
13 6 (4.20%) WatchGuard
14 5 (3.50%) MuleSoft