Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 982 906 884
Rank change year-on-year -76 -22 -23
Permanent jobs citing Xen 157 269 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.27% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 123 250 308
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +4.48%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 23,317 21,151 23,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.77% 12.79% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18,933 17,936 19,872
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 £23,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -29 60 £60,000 +4.35% 3
London -25 48 £70,000 +21.74% 9
North West +12 42 £60,000 - 1
South East -2 17 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Yorkshire -13 17 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Midlands +35 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands +32 11 £45,000 -
East of England +22 11 £52,500 -4.55% 6
South West +2 6 £38,750 -32.61% 1
East Midlands -11 3 £43,750 +25.00% 1
North East - 1 - -
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 123 (78.34%) Linux
2 121 (77.07%) VMware
3 104 (66.24%) Ansible
4 101 (64.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 98 (62.42%) Amazon AWS
6 96 (61.15%) DevOps
7 94 (59.87%) Puppet
8 88 (56.05%) Windows
9 82 (52.23%) Opscode Chef
10 81 (51.59%) Python
11 76 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (43.95%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (40.76%) Bash Shell
14 62 (39.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 55 (35.03%) Microsoft
16 54 (34.39%) Configuration Management
17 51 (32.48%) KVM
18 50 (31.85%) Jenkins
18 50 (31.85%) Docker
19 49 (31.21%) VirtualBox
20 45 (28.66%) SQL
20 45 (28.66%) Hyper-V
21 44 (28.03%) PowerShell
22 39 (24.84%) OpenStack
23 38 (24.20%) Kubernetes
23 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
24 37 (23.57%) Oracle
24 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
25 34 (21.66%) Continuous Delivery
26 31 (19.75%) Ruby

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 39 (24.84%) OpenStack
2 22 (14.01%) CloudStack
3 19 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (7.64%) Confluence
5 11 (7.01%) Apache
5 11 (7.01%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.10%) nginx
7 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.18%) JBoss
9 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.18%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.55%) Apache Spark
10 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.91%) uWSGI
12 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.27%) IIS
12 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 98 (62.42%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (39.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (10.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (9.55%) IaaS
5 15 (9.55%) NuGet
6 12 (7.64%) CloudFront
7 10 (6.37%) Office 365
8 9 (5.73%) DigitalOcean
9 8 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (4.46%) GitHub
10 7 (4.46%) Linode
11 6 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.55%) SaaS
13 3 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (1.91%) PaaS
13 3 (1.91%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (1.27%) Loggly
14 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.92%) DNS
2 18 (11.46%) SAN
3 15 (9.55%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.92%) Internet
5 13 (8.28%) Firewall
6 11 (7.01%) LAN
6 11 (7.01%) WAN
7 9 (5.73%) VPN
8 7 (4.46%) AMQP
9 6 (3.82%) NAS
10 5 (3.18%) Broadband
10 5 (3.18%) VLAN
11 4 (2.55%) Network Security
11 4 (2.55%) SSL
12 3 (1.91%) DHCP
12 3 (1.91%) HTTP
12 3 (1.91%) VoIP
13 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.27%) ICMP
13 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.10%) MySQL
2 19 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (8.92%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (8.92%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.10%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.46%) Big Data
6 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.91%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.91%) Redis
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.27%) HBase
10 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (31.85%) Jenkins
2 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.92%) Vagrant
4 13 (8.28%) JIRA
5 12 (7.64%) GoCD
6 10 (6.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (6.37%) Subversion
7 8 (5.10%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.55%) Selenium
10 2 (1.27%) JMeter
10 2 (1.27%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.27%) The Grinder
10 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.64%) Ant
11 1 (0.64%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.64%) Gradle
11 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.64%) WiX
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Back Office
3 9 (5.73%) Retail
4 8 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.91%) Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (34.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.83%) Lead DevOps
3 25 (15.92%) Platform Engineer
4 24 (15.29%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (14.01%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 19 (12.10%) Administrator
7 16 (10.19%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (9.55%) Linux Support
8 15 (9.55%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (8.92%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) DevOps Administrator
11 10 (6.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (5.73%) Server Analyst
12 9 (5.73%) Server Support
12 9 (5.73%) Server Support Analyst
12 9 (5.73%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (9.55%) Web Services
3 13 (8.28%) .NET
3 13 (8.28%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (4.46%) boto
5 5 (3.18%) LAMP
5 5 (3.18%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (2.55%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (1.91%) Django
7 3 (1.91%) JSON
7 3 (1.91%) LDAP
8 2 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.27%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) Sensu
8 2 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.64%) JRuby
9 1 (0.64%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (0.64%) Servlets
9 1 (0.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.37%) Replication
4 9 (5.73%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (5.10%) Fintech
6 6 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.27%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.64%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 123 (78.34%) Linux
2 88 (56.05%) Windows
3 27 (17.20%) Unix
4 24 (15.29%) Windows Server
5 23 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.55%) Ubuntu
7 10 (6.37%) Debian
8 8 (5.10%) CentOS
9 7 (4.46%) Fedora
10 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.18%) Solaris
11 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.55%) AIX
12 4 (2.55%) HPUX
12 4 (2.55%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (1.27%) MVS
14 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (61.15%) DevOps
2 76 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (43.95%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (34.39%) Configuration Management
5 34 (21.66%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (16.56%) ITIL
7 24 (15.29%) Deployment Automation
8 22 (14.01%) High Availability
9 21 (13.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (11.46%) DSDM
10 18 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.46%) RUP
10 18 (11.46%) Scrum
11 16 (10.19%) Robotic Process Automation
11 16 (10.19%) Virtual Environments
12 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (8.92%) Service Management
13 14 (8.92%) TDD
13 14 (8.92%) Test Automation
14 12 (7.64%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.59%) Python
2 64 (40.76%) Bash Shell
3 45 (28.66%) SQL
4 44 (28.03%) PowerShell
5 31 (19.75%) Ruby
6 26 (16.56%) Java
7 18 (11.46%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.64%) Jython
9 9 (5.73%) Perl
10 8 (5.10%) PHP
11 7 (4.46%) C
12 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.55%) Scala
14 3 (1.91%) C#
14 3 (1.91%) C++
14 3 (1.91%) Go
15 2 (1.27%) C-shell
15 2 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (18.47%) Degree
2 14 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.10%) Master's Degree
6 7 (4.46%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.46%) MCSE
6 7 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.82%) CCNA
7 6 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.18%) CISSP
8 5 (3.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (3.18%) GIAC
8 5 (3.18%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (3.18%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (3.18%) SANS
8 5 (3.18%) SSCP
9 4 (2.55%) EMCSA
10 2 (1.27%) CCA
10 2 (1.27%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.47%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) COSHH
2 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.27%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) GCP
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (64.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (32.48%) KVM
3 50 (31.85%) Docker
4 49 (31.21%) VirtualBox
5 45 (28.66%) Hyper-V
6 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
7 28 (17.83%) XenServer
8 24 (15.29%) vSphere
9 18 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.82%) Samba
11 5 (3.18%) NFS
11 5 (3.18%) Varnish
12 4 (2.55%) pfSense
12 4 (2.55%) QEMU
13 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.27%) HDFS
14 2 (1.27%) LXC
14 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
14 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 104 (66.24%) Ansible
2 94 (59.87%) Puppet
3 82 (52.23%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (24.20%) Kubernetes
5 29 (18.47%) Nagios
6 25 (15.92%) Terraform
7 16 (10.19%) Graphite
8 15 (9.55%) logstash
9 14 (8.92%) Kibana
10 13 (8.28%) SCCM
11 12 (7.64%) Cobbler
11 12 (7.64%) ZABBIX
12 11 (7.01%) Salt
13 9 (5.73%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (5.10%) Tivoli
15 7 (4.46%) OpenNMS
15 7 (4.46%) vCenter Server
16 4 (2.55%) Packer
17 3 (1.91%) HAProxy
17 3 (1.91%) Icinga
Vendors
1 121 (77.07%) VMware
2 55 (35.03%) Microsoft
3 37 (23.57%) Oracle
4 27 (17.20%) Google
5 22 (14.01%) Red Hat
6 20 (12.74%) Citrix
7 17 (10.83%) IBM
8 11 (7.01%) Cisco
9 9 (5.73%) Cloudera
9 9 (5.73%) Hortonworks
10 8 (5.10%) Dell
10 8 (5.10%) EMC
10 8 (5.10%) EnterpriseDB
11 7 (4.46%) HP
11 7 (4.46%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.18%) BT
12 5 (3.18%) NetApp
13 4 (2.55%) Atlassian
13 4 (2.55%) Ivanti
13 4 (2.55%) Splunk