Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 559 576
Rank change year-on-year +30 +17 +47
Permanent jobs citing Xen 26 29 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.083% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.58% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 55
South East median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,225 £34,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £49,250 £62,250
England 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 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 4119 4967 5880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.38% 14.15% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3571 4227 4933
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
Hampshire +27 18 £56,250 +50.00%
Thames Valley +15 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Berkshire +38 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Surrey +6 2 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 - 2
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Xen.

1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 22 (84.62%) Puppet
3 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (76.92%) MySQL
5 17 (65.38%) Perl
5 17 (65.38%) Ansible
6 15 (57.69%) Docker
6 15 (57.69%) Kubernetes
6 15 (57.69%) OpenStack
6 15 (57.69%) Oracle
6 15 (57.69%) Python
7 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
7 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
8 13 (50.00%) DevOps
9 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (42.31%) Open Source
9 11 (42.31%) Ruby
9 11 (42.31%) SQL
9 11 (42.31%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
11 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
11 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
11 9 (34.62%) LANDesk
11 9 (34.62%) Atlassian
11 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (34.62%) Protective Monitoring
11 9 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (34.62%) RabbitMQ

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 15 (57.69%) OpenStack
2 9 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (26.92%) Apache
4 5 (19.23%) nginx
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
2 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) MariaDB
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Automation Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Configuration Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.69%) PHP-FPM
3 2 (7.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) CentOS
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) DevOps
3 11 (42.31%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (42.31%) Open Source
4 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (34.62%) Protective Monitoring
5 9 (34.62%) Task Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) High Availability
7 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Perl
2 15 (57.69%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
5 7 (26.92%) PHP
6 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) Docker
3 9 (34.62%) KVM
4 3 (11.54%) iptables
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (84.62%) Puppet
2 17 (65.38%) Ansible
3 15 (57.69%) Kubernetes
4 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (11.54%) HAProxy
6 2 (7.69%) cPanel
6 2 (7.69%) Grafana
6 2 (7.69%) logstash
6 2 (7.69%) Nagios
6 2 (7.69%) Plesk
6 2 (7.69%) Salt
7 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (3.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle
3 9 (34.62%) Atlassian
3 9 (34.62%) LANDesk
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) SaltStack
6 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 2 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec