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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 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1205 931 798
Rank change year-on-year -274 -133 +220
Permanent jobs citing Xen 57 45 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 48
10th Percentile £51,500 £41,625 £25,750
25th Percentile £63,438 £56,250 £28,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £66,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.85% +32.50% +1.01%
75th Percentile £103,438 £73,438 £65,313
90th Percentile £107,125 £78,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,375 £57,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -22.83% +17.95% +14.71%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 31,806 19,796 13,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.52% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,681 14,341 11,478
10th Percentile £28,019 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £79,375 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the UK

Xen
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Xen.

Salary trend for Xen in the UK

Xen
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Xen over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Xen in the UK

Xen
Top 7 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 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -236 40 £90,000 +50.00% 2
Work from Home -240 36 £55,000 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London -127 28 £44,375 -22.83% 1
South East -68 18 - -
London -246 12 £90,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -88 8 - - 1
South West -44 2 £44,375 -13.41%

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Xen.

1 53 (92.98%) Linux
2 48 (84.21%) Docker
3 46 (80.70%) AWS
4 42 (73.68%) KVM
5 41 (71.93%) Grafana
6 40 (70.18%) Kubernetes
7 38 (66.67%) VMware
8 37 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (63.16%) Ansible
9 36 (63.16%) Bash
9 36 (63.16%) Python
10 34 (59.65%) Puppet
10 34 (59.65%) Opscode Chef
11 33 (57.89%) MySQL
11 33 (57.89%) Configuration Management
11 33 (57.89%) Elastic Stack
12 32 (56.14%) Azure
13 26 (45.61%) OpenStack
13 26 (45.61%) DevOps
14 25 (43.86%) Public Cloud
14 25 (43.86%) Splunk
14 25 (43.86%) Finance
15 24 (42.11%) logstash
16 20 (35.09%) Terraform
17 19 (33.33%) GitLab
18 18 (31.58%) GCP
18 18 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
18 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
18 18 (31.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 18 (31.58%) CI/CD

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 26 (45.61%) OpenStack
2 17 (29.82%) Apache
2 17 (29.82%) nginx
3 9 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 46 (80.70%) AWS
2 32 (56.14%) Azure
3 18 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (31.58%) GCP
3 18 (31.58%) IaaS
4 17 (29.82%) Datadog
5 16 (28.07%) AWS CodePipeline
6 9 (15.79%) PaaS
7 8 (14.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (7.02%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.75%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (1.75%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
1 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (15.79%) LAN
2 9 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
2 9 (15.79%) SSL
2 9 (15.79%) WAN
2 9 (15.79%) Wireless
2 9 (15.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) MySQL
2 17 (29.82%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (29.82%) MariaDB
2 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
2 17 (29.82%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (28.07%) InfluxDB
4 2 (3.51%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) GitLab
2 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 18 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (29.82%) Retail
4 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (28.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (28.07%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Systems Integrator
3 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Security Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Developer
6 2 (3.51%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Junior
7 1 (1.75%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 17 (29.82%) LAMP
2 17 (29.82%) LAPP Stack
2 17 (29.82%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (28.07%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) JSON
4 2 (3.51%) React
5 1 (1.75%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Public Cloud
2 16 (28.07%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (28.07%) Replication
2 16 (28.07%) Smartphone
2 16 (28.07%) Social Media
3 15 (26.32%) Cyberattack
4 9 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
4 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 9 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
5 8 (14.04%) GPGPU
6 4 (7.02%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 53 (92.98%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Unix
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Mac OS
3 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
3 8 (14.04%) Solaris
4 2 (3.51%) Debian
4 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Configuration Management
2 26 (45.61%) DevOps
3 18 (31.58%) CI/CD
3 18 (31.58%) Release Management
3 18 (31.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 17 (29.82%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (29.82%) DevSecOps
4 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
4 17 (29.82%) Infrastructure as Code
4 17 (29.82%) Microservices
4 17 (29.82%) Mobile First
4 17 (29.82%) Proactive Monitoring
4 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (29.82%) TDD
4 17 (29.82%) Validation
5 16 (28.07%) Agile
5 16 (28.07%) Business Continuity
5 16 (28.07%) Server Hardening
5 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) Bash
1 36 (63.16%) Python
2 18 (31.58%) Java
3 17 (29.82%) Go
3 17 (29.82%) PHP
3 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 16 (28.07%) Perl
5 4 (7.02%) C
6 3 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) CCNA
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) QA
System Software
1 48 (84.21%) Docker
2 42 (73.68%) KVM
3 37 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 17 (29.82%) LXC
6 16 (28.07%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 9 (15.79%) vSphere
8 2 (3.51%) Ceph
8 2 (3.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (71.93%) Grafana
2 40 (70.18%) Kubernetes
3 36 (63.16%) Ansible
4 34 (59.65%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (59.65%) Puppet
5 24 (42.11%) logstash
6 20 (35.09%) Terraform
7 17 (29.82%) Nagios
7 17 (29.82%) ZABBIX
8 9 (15.79%) Mesos
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco IPCC
9 8 (14.04%) Graphite
9 8 (14.04%) Graylog
9 8 (14.04%) Kibana
10 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (3.51%) Proxmox
10 2 (3.51%) SCCM
11 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) VMware
2 25 (43.86%) Splunk
3 16 (28.07%) Perforce
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.75%) Google