Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 536 517 560
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43 +62
Permanent jobs citing Xen 16 45 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 1.01% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 74
South East median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £30,675 £34,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +11.11%

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 4,211 4,458 5,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.46% 14.23% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,520 3,769 4,868
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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
Hampshire -9 10 £58,250 +22.63%
Thames Valley -10 5 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Berkshire +3 3 £35,000 -44.00%
Oxfordshire -31 2 - - 1
Kent +12 1 £26,000 -45.26%
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Xen.

1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 11 (68.75%) DevOps
4 10 (62.50%) OpenStack
4 10 (62.50%) MySQL
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 9 (56.25%) Ansible
5 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
6 8 (50.00%) Perl
7 7 (43.75%) Python
7 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
7 7 (43.75%) Docker
7 7 (43.75%) KVM
8 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (37.50%) Open Source
8 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) CentOS
9 5 (31.25%) Ivanti
9 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
9 5 (31.25%) Kanban
9 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (31.25%) Ruby
9 5 (31.25%) RDBMS

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 10 (62.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MariaDB
3 2 (12.50%) Redis
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (12.50%) PHP-FPM
3 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Sensu
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 2 (12.50%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 7 (43.75%) KVM
3 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 9 (56.25%) Ansible
3 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
4 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (12.50%) Nagios
5 2 (12.50%) Salt
5 2 (12.50%) Terraform
6 1 (6.25%) cPanel
6 1 (6.25%) Grafana
6 1 (6.25%) logstash
6 1 (6.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
3 5 (31.25%) Ivanti
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) SaltStack
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec