The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 744 782
Rank change year-on-year +30 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 149 195 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.57% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 143 169 139
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +35.29% +3.03%  

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10733 12404 13060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.59% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9065 10497 10780
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Xen
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Xen in the UK

Xen
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Xen in the UK

Xen
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +11 141 £57,500 +12.19% 29
London -9 51 £57,500 -4.16% 13
Yorkshire +35 37 £57,500 +35.29% 5
North West -21 31 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Yorkshire +27 25 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Leeds +20 25 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Manchester -22 23 £60,000 +41.17% 4
South East +67 12 £53,750 +43.33% 3
Sheffield +5 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South Yorkshire +1 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wigan - 9 £37,500 -
Cheshire -11 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Warrington - 8 £37,500 -
East of England +12 6 £62,000 +44.18% 1
Berkshire +32 5 £65,000 +62.50% 2
City of London +17 5 £55,000 -6.38%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £62,000 +44.18% 1
Cambridge -8 5 £62,000 +44.18% 1
East Sussex +19 4 £33,000 -17.50%
Brighton +14 4 £33,000 -17.50%
South West +3 4 £58,750 -16.07% 1
Bristol -13 3 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Slough - 3 £65,000 - 1
Croydon - 3 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Oxford - 2 £65,000 -
Reading +21 1 £52,500 +61.53%
Kent +17 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire +9 1 £50,000 -
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Xen.

1 313 (91.52%) Linux
2 233 (68.13%) Puppet
3 212 (61.99%) DevOps
4 201 (58.77%) Opscode Chef
5 198 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (57.60%) Python
7 170 (49.71%) VMware
8 164 (47.95%) Continuous Integration
9 163 (47.66%) Bash Shell
10 161 (47.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 153 (44.74%) Ruby
12 151 (44.15%) Oracle
13 147 (42.98%) OpenStack
14 135 (39.47%) Ansible
15 133 (38.89%) SQL
15 133 (38.89%) Windows
16 132 (38.60%) Unix
17 129 (37.72%) Amazon AWS
18 127 (37.13%) Shell Script
18 127 (37.13%) Configuration Management
19 126 (36.84%) vSphere
20 120 (35.09%) XenServer
21 118 (34.50%) CloudStack
22 117 (34.21%) Scrum
23 113 (33.04%) DSDM
24 111 (32.46%) EnterpriseDB
25 107 (31.29%) Git (software)
26 105 (30.70%) Cobbler
27 104 (30.41%) KVM
28 93 (27.19%) RUP

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 147 (42.98%) OpenStack
2 118 (34.50%) CloudStack
3 61 (17.84%) Apache
4 54 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 35 (10.23%) nginx
6 33 (9.65%) Tomcat
7 32 (9.36%) JBoss
8 31 (9.06%) WebLogic
9 24 (7.02%) Oracle Coherence
10 21 (6.14%) IIS
11 14 (4.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 12 (3.51%) DataSynapse
13 10 (2.92%) MS Exchange
14 9 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (2.34%) Jetty
16 7 (2.05%) lighttpd
17 5 (1.46%) Confluence
17 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 4 (1.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 12 (3.51%) RMDS
2 3 (0.88%) Magento
2 3 (0.88%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 129 (37.72%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (3.22%) IaaS
4 9 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
4 9 (2.63%) SoftLayer
5 8 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.34%) Office 365
5 8 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.75%) CloudFront
8 5 (1.46%) G Suite
8 5 (1.46%) SaaS
9 4 (1.17%) PaaS
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.88%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 93 (27.19%) Firewall
2 59 (17.25%) TCP/IP
3 34 (9.94%) DNS
3 34 (9.94%) NAS
3 34 (9.94%) SAN
4 32 (9.36%) LAN
4 32 (9.36%) WAN
5 29 (8.48%) HTTP
5 29 (8.48%) iSCSI
6 24 (7.02%) FCoE
6 24 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
6 24 (7.02%) Multicast
7 12 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (3.22%) BGP
8 11 (3.22%) Internet
8 11 (3.22%) SSL
9 10 (2.92%) VPN
10 9 (2.63%) Network Security
11 7 (2.05%) DHCP
11 7 (2.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.35%) MySQL
2 24 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 23 (6.73%) HBase
3 23 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.51%) Redis
6 10 (2.92%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.63%) MariaDB
8 8 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.88%) Big Data
10 3 (0.88%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.58%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 107 (31.29%) Git (software)
2 78 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 46 (13.45%) TeamCity
4 44 (12.87%) Subversion
5 25 (7.31%) NuGet
6 12 (3.51%) JIRA
7 11 (3.22%) JMeter
7 11 (3.22%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.46%) GoCD
8 5 (1.46%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.17%) GCC
10 3 (0.88%) JUnit
10 3 (0.88%) Maven
10 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.88%) RSpec
11 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.58%) GitLab
11 2 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.29%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 36 (10.53%) Finance
2 13 (3.80%) Banking
2 13 (3.80%) Retail
3 11 (3.22%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.63%) Games
5 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (46.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (21.64%) Platform Engineer
3 47 (13.74%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (8.19%) Architect
6 26 (7.60%) Administrator
7 24 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 24 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 22 (6.43%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 22 (6.43%) Technical Architect
8 22 (6.43%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
9 21 (6.14%) Operations Engineer
9 21 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (5.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 19 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
13 16 (4.68%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.40%) LAMP
2 33 (9.65%) .NET
3 19 (5.56%) Middleware
3 19 (5.56%) XML
4 16 (4.68%) HTML
5 14 (4.09%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (3.80%) Web Services
7 12 (3.51%) Rendezvous
7 12 (3.51%) Ultra Messaging
7 12 (3.51%) XSLT
8 8 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (2.34%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (2.05%) Sensu
10 6 (1.75%) HornetQ
10 6 (1.75%) JMX
11 4 (1.17%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.17%) JSON
11 4 (1.17%) Kafka
11 4 (1.17%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.75%) Replication
5 4 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.17%) User Experience
6 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.88%) Clustering
6 3 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.88%) iPad
6 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.58%) Fintech
7 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 313 (91.52%) Linux
2 133 (38.89%) Windows
3 132 (38.60%) Unix
4 61 (17.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (14.91%) Ubuntu
6 46 (13.45%) CentOS
7 44 (12.87%) Debian
8 26 (7.60%) Solaris
9 25 (7.31%) Windows Server
10 17 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.63%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.17%) CoreOS
13 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.88%) Android
14 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (61.99%) DevOps
2 198 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (47.95%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (37.13%) Configuration Management
5 117 (34.21%) Scrum
6 113 (33.04%) DSDM
7 93 (27.19%) RUP
8 52 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
9 42 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (11.40%) ITIL
11 36 (10.53%) Open Source
12 33 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 26 (7.60%) Auto-Scaling
15 25 (7.31%) TDD
16 24 (7.02%) Benchmarking
17 22 (6.43%) OWASP
18 20 (5.85%) High Availability
18 20 (5.85%) Load Balancing
19 16 (4.68%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 197 (57.60%) Python
2 163 (47.66%) Bash Shell
3 153 (44.74%) Ruby
4 133 (38.89%) SQL
5 127 (37.13%) Shell Script
6 51 (14.91%) Java
7 41 (11.99%) Perl
8 37 (10.82%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.14%) PHP
10 20 (5.85%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.05%) C
11 7 (2.05%) C++
12 5 (1.46%) Go
13 3 (0.88%) C#
13 3 (0.88%) Groovy
13 3 (0.88%) Jython
13 3 (0.88%) Scala
14 2 (0.58%) AWK
14 2 (0.58%) VB
14 2 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.43%) Degree
2 20 (5.85%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.63%) CCNA
5 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.17%) CCNP
6 4 (1.17%) CISSP
6 4 (1.17%) MCSE
7 3 (0.88%) CEH
7 3 (0.88%) CISM
7 3 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CISA
8 2 (0.58%) LPIC
8 2 (0.58%) MCITP
9 1 (0.29%) GSEC
9 1 (0.29%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.29%) MCSA
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.65%) QA
2 16 (4.68%) SLA
3 10 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) DICOM
5 3 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 161 (47.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (36.84%) vSphere
3 120 (35.09%) XenServer
4 104 (30.41%) KVM
5 83 (24.27%) Hyper-V
6 43 (12.57%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (12.28%) Docker
8 35 (10.23%) NFS
9 30 (8.77%) VirtualBox
10 24 (7.02%) Active Directory
10 24 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (7.02%) SRDF
11 20 (5.85%) QEMU
12 14 (4.09%) Varnish
13 9 (2.63%) iptables
14 7 (2.05%) PowerDNS
14 7 (2.05%) XenApp
15 6 (1.75%) Snort
15 6 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (1.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 233 (68.13%) Puppet
2 201 (58.77%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (39.47%) Ansible
4 105 (30.70%) Cobbler
5 92 (26.90%) Tivoli
6 50 (14.62%) Nagios
7 42 (12.28%) Terraform
8 27 (7.89%) Salt
9 19 (5.56%) ZABBIX
10 16 (4.68%) Kubernetes
11 15 (4.39%) Graphite
12 14 (4.09%) HAProxy
12 14 (4.09%) Mesos
13 11 (3.22%) Cacti
13 11 (3.22%) Packer
14 10 (2.92%) logstash
15 9 (2.63%) CFEngine
16 7 (2.05%) SCCM
17 6 (1.75%) Kibana
18 5 (1.46%) rkt
Vendors
1 170 (49.71%) VMware
2 151 (44.15%) Oracle
3 111 (32.46%) EnterpriseDB
4 74 (21.64%) Microsoft
5 72 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 57 (16.67%) Cisco
7 30 (8.77%) Juniper
8 27 (7.89%) Citrix
8 27 (7.89%) NetApp
9 26 (7.60%) EMC
10 25 (7.31%) Intel
11 22 (6.43%) Sybase
12 17 (4.97%) SaltStack
13 16 (4.68%) IBM
14 12 (3.51%) TIBCO
15 11 (3.22%) Google
15 11 (3.22%) New Relic
16 7 (2.05%) HP
16 7 (2.05%) Veeam
17 5 (1.46%) Rackspace
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Node4 Limited
Salary: £35,000 DOE Plus On-Call Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Soundmouse Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago