Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 483 523 534
Rank change year-on-year +40 +11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Xen 10 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.066% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.45% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 14
South East median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -27.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,375 £36,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,625 £63,875
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% -12.50% +9.09%

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,191 4,193 4,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.68% 14.58% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,437 3,425 3,587
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the South East

Xen
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen in the South East.

Salary trend for Xen in the South East

Xen
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Xen in the South East

Xen
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Thames Valley +40 8 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Berkshire +28 6 £57,500 +38.55% 2
Surrey +28 2 £42,500 -34.62%
Oxfordshire +23 2 £65,000 +134.23%
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Xen.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Terraform
4 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) Docker
4 4 (40.00%) iptables
4 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Ivanti
4 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (40.00%) AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) OpenStack

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Debian
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Tech Ops
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
1 4 (40.00%) iptables
1 4 (40.00%) KVM
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) QEMU
2 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (40.00%) Terraform
4 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) Salt
4 2 (20.00%) SELinux
4 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (40.00%) Ivanti
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft