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

Xen Project
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 531 585
Rank change year-on-year +17 +54 -5
Permanent jobs citing Xen 17 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.058% 0.076% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 17
South East median annual salary £32,500 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.53% +43.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,375 £42,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £61,125 £44,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -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 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 4,216 3,996 4,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.48% 13.79% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,425 3,457 4,271
South East median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,450 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 16 October 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 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
Thames Valley +17 11 £27,750 -47.14% 3
Oxfordshire +5 6 £27,750 -57.31% 2
Berkshire -3 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey +32 4 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Hampshire -37 2 - - 2
Xen
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Xen.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (88.24%) KVM
3 14 (82.35%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Subversion
6 7 (41.18%) Nagios
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
7 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
7 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Icinga
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) pfSense
7 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (35.29%) Ansible
7 6 (35.29%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (35.29%) Hardware Maintenance
7 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
8 5 (29.41%) Puppet
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)

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 (23.53%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (17.65%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Support
5 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Support
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
1 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Hardware Maintenance
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (88.24%) KVM
3 6 (35.29%) pfSense
4 4 (23.53%) XenServer
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
6 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (41.18%) Nagios
3 6 (35.29%) Ansible
3 6 (35.29%) Icinga
4 5 (29.41%) Puppet
5 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
5 2 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
2 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.76%) Ivanti
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle