Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > South West
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 312 332
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 -10
Permanent jobs citing Xen 25 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.31% 0.87% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -31.91% -6.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £24,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £86,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +20.00%

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 1,903 1,377 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.69% 13.46% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,592 1,128 1,117
South West median annual salary £43,156 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,275 £23,675 £22,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 +23 16 £39,000 +38.05%
Gloucestershire -20 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Dorset +13 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Bristol +20 1 £37,500 - 1
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (80.00%) CentOS
3 20 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 20 (80.00%) Red Hat
4 19 (76.00%) Windows
5 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
5 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
6 16 (64.00%) Python
7 15 (60.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (56.00%) Debian
8 14 (56.00%) KVM
9 12 (48.00%) Perl
10 11 (44.00%) Ruby
10 11 (44.00%) Fedora
11 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
12 9 (36.00%) Ansible
12 9 (36.00%) Docker
13 8 (32.00%) Puppet
13 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
13 8 (32.00%) Oracle ZFS
13 8 (32.00%) DRBD
13 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (32.00%) Nagios
13 8 (32.00%) Samba
13 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (28.00%) Clustering
14 7 (28.00%) Btrfs

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 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.00%) Azure
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (12.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) CircleCI
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 20 (80.00%) CentOS
2 20 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Debian
5 11 (44.00%) Fedora
6 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.00%) Solaris
8 5 (20.00%) SUSE
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 5 (20.00%) V-Model
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (64.00%) Python
3 12 (48.00%) Perl
4 11 (44.00%) Ruby
5 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (20.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (56.00%) KVM
4 9 (36.00%) Docker
5 8 (32.00%) DRBD
5 8 (32.00%) Samba
6 7 (28.00%) Btrfs
6 7 (28.00%) Ceph
6 7 (28.00%) VirtualBox
7 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (20.00%) NFS
9 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (4.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Ansible
2 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (32.00%) Nagios
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (32.00%) Puppet
3 6 (24.00%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (24.00%) vCenter Server
4 5 (20.00%) OpenNMS
4 5 (20.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (8.00%) Check_MK
5 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Cloudera
4 5 (20.00%) Dell
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 5 (20.00%) Hortonworks
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian