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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 233 207
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 6 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.14% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 1.15% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +58.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.29% -  

Xen is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 562 611 920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.75% 11.83% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 480 511 689
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Xen as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the South West

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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

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Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Xen in the South West

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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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -20 5 £60,000 -11.11%
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 5 (50.00%) Terraform
4 5 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (50.00%) Cobbler
4 5 (50.00%) CloudStack
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) OWASP
4 5 (50.00%) TeamCity

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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 7 (70.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (50.00%) CloudStack
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) Riak
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) GitLab
3 2 (20.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Fedora
5 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) DSDM
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) OWASP
3 5 (50.00%) RUP
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) AWK
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) Docker
3 3 (30.00%) KVM
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) Corosync
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 5 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 5 (50.00%) Terraform
3 5 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (40.00%) Salt
5 2 (20.00%) CFEngine
5 2 (20.00%) Ganeti
5 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (20.00%) Linux-HA
5 2 (20.00%) Marathon
5 2 (20.00%) Mesos
5 2 (20.00%) Nagios
5 2 (20.00%) Pacemaker
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Talend