Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 325 285
Rank change year-on-year -8 -40 +48
Permanent jobs citing Xen 6 22 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.058% 0.20% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 1.52% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 46
South West median annual salary £53,750 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% -10.71% +86.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £85,000
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1377 1443 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.40% 13.23% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1157 1230
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,264 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,436 £53,750 £57,500
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the South West

Xen
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Xen in the South West

Xen
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Xen in the South West

Xen
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South West 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
Somerset -2 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -36 3 £65,000 -3.70% 1
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 West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Debian
4 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Redis
4 3 (50.00%) Riak
4 3 (50.00%) KVM
4 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
4 3 (50.00%) Ganeti
4 3 (50.00%) Mesos
4 3 (50.00%) GitLab
4 3 (50.00%) Marathon
4 3 (50.00%) Docker

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (83.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) CloudStack
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Redis
1 3 (50.00%) Riak
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) GitLab
2 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Debian
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Release Automation
3 2 (33.33%) RUP
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (50.00%) KVM
3 2 (33.33%) Corosync
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Ganeti
2 3 (50.00%) Marathon
2 3 (50.00%) Mesos
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) CFEngine
3 2 (33.33%) Cobbler
3 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (33.33%) Linux-HA
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Pacemaker
3 2 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) IBM