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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 707 761 789
Rank change year-on-year +54 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 167 172 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 1.39% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 161 147 133
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 £40,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £87,500
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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11512 12340 13028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9775 10512 10778
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
England +24 157 £57,500 +15.00% 21
London -5 63 £58,750 -9.61% 8
North West -17 37 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Yorkshire +6 34 £57,500 +35.29% 2
West Yorkshire +20 26 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Manchester -25 26 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Leeds +12 25 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Wigan - 11 £37,500 -
Warrington - 10 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire - 10 £37,500 - 3
City of London +26 9 £67,500 -
East Midlands +27 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Sheffield +2 8 £57,500 +15.00%
South Yorkshire -3 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Derby +14 6 £35,000 -24.73%
Derbyshire +13 6 £35,000 -22.22%
South West -9 6 £60,000 -11.11% 1
South East +54 5 £65,000 +73.33% 5
Bristol -24 5 £60,000 -11.11%
East of England 0 4 £55,000 +18.91%
Berkshire +22 3 £52,500 +61.53%
Cambridge -11 3 £58,500 +26.48%
Cambridgeshire -15 3 £58,500 +26.48%
Croydon - 3 £30,000 -
Slough - 2 £51,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £60,000 - 1
Oxford - 2 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Reading +19 1 £52,500 +61.53%

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Xen.

1 308 (93.90%) Linux
2 225 (68.60%) Puppet
3 215 (65.55%) DevOps
4 205 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (61.59%) Opscode Chef
6 185 (56.40%) Python
7 167 (50.91%) Continuous Integration
8 162 (49.39%) OpenStack
9 161 (49.09%) VMware
10 160 (48.78%) Ruby
11 154 (46.95%) Bash Shell
12 153 (46.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 145 (44.21%) Oracle
14 130 (39.63%) Unix
15 129 (39.33%) Ansible
16 128 (39.02%) Windows
16 128 (39.02%) Configuration Management
17 127 (38.72%) SQL
18 126 (38.41%) Shell Script
19 125 (38.11%) vSphere
20 120 (36.59%) XenServer
21 118 (35.98%) CloudStack
22 117 (35.67%) Scrum
23 113 (34.45%) DSDM
24 111 (33.84%) EnterpriseDB
24 111 (33.84%) Amazon AWS
25 106 (32.32%) Cobbler
26 101 (30.79%) KVM
27 99 (30.18%) Git (software)
28 96 (29.27%) 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
1 162 (49.39%) OpenStack
2 118 (35.98%) CloudStack
3 48 (14.63%) Apache
4 47 (14.33%) WebSphere
5 33 (10.06%) JBoss
6 32 (9.76%) WebLogic
7 30 (9.15%) nginx
8 27 (8.23%) Tomcat
9 20 (6.10%) IIS
10 13 (3.96%) MS Exchange
11 12 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (2.44%) Jetty
14 6 (1.83%) DataSynapse
14 6 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
16 4 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.91%) Joomla!
17 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) RMDS
2 3 (0.91%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 111 (33.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.27%) IaaS
4 12 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.44%) Office 365
8 6 (1.83%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.83%) CloudFront
8 6 (1.83%) SaaS
9 5 (1.52%) G Suite
9 5 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.22%) DigitalOcean
10 4 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (1.22%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 89 (27.13%) Firewall
2 58 (17.68%) TCP/IP
3 38 (11.59%) DNS
4 23 (7.01%) SAN
5 22 (6.71%) WAN
6 21 (6.40%) HTTP
6 21 (6.40%) LAN
6 21 (6.40%) NAS
7 16 (4.88%) iSCSI
8 12 (3.66%) FCoE
8 12 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (3.66%) Multicast
9 11 (3.35%) Internet
9 11 (3.35%) Network Security
10 9 (2.74%) BGP
10 9 (2.74%) VPN
11 8 (2.44%) DHCP
11 8 (2.44%) MPLS
11 8 (2.44%) SSL
11 8 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.73%) MySQL
2 26 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.27%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.96%) HBase
6 12 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.74%) MariaDB
7 9 (2.74%) Redis
8 7 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.91%) Big Data
10 3 (0.91%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.61%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.61%) Riak
12 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (30.18%) Git (software)
2 72 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 46 (14.02%) TeamCity
4 37 (11.28%) Subversion
5 30 (9.15%) NuGet
6 12 (3.66%) Vagrant
7 11 (3.35%) JMeter
8 6 (1.83%) JIRA
8 6 (1.83%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.52%) GoCD
10 4 (1.22%) GCC
11 3 (0.91%) JUnit
11 3 (0.91%) Maven
11 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.91%) RSpec
12 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.61%) GitLab
12 2 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
General
1 24 (7.32%) Finance
2 12 (3.66%) Retail
3 9 (2.74%) Banking
4 8 (2.44%) Games
5 6 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.91%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (49.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (23.17%) Platform Engineer
3 52 (15.85%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (9.45%) Operations Engineer
6 25 (7.62%) IT Engineer
7 23 (7.01%) Administrator
8 22 (6.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (6.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 22 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (6.10%) Network Engineer
9 20 (6.10%) Wintel Engineer
10 18 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (4.88%) Architect
12 16 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 15 (4.57%) Build and Release Engineer
13 15 (4.57%) Build Engineer
13 15 (4.57%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.41%) LAMP
2 35 (10.67%) .NET
3 15 (4.57%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (3.96%) Web Services
4 13 (3.96%) XML
5 12 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (3.05%) HTML
6 10 (3.05%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (2.74%) Middleware
7 9 (2.74%) Sensu
8 8 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (1.83%) HornetQ
9 6 (1.83%) JMX
9 6 (1.83%) Rendezvous
9 6 (1.83%) Ultra Messaging
9 6 (1.83%) XSLT
10 5 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.22%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.22%) JSON
11 4 (1.22%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.44%) Clustering
3 8 (2.44%) Replication
4 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.91%) iPad
7 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.91%) User Experience
8 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Social Media
8 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.30%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 308 (93.90%) Linux
2 130 (39.63%) Unix
3 128 (39.02%) Windows
4 62 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (13.41%) CentOS
5 44 (13.41%) Ubuntu
6 36 (10.98%) Debian
7 31 (9.45%) Windows Server
8 14 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.96%) Solaris
10 11 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (3.05%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.52%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.22%) Android
13 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.22%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.61%) Fedora
15 2 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (65.55%) DevOps
2 205 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (50.91%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (39.02%) Configuration Management
5 117 (35.67%) Scrum
6 113 (34.45%) DSDM
7 96 (29.27%) RUP
8 42 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (11.89%) ITIL
11 34 (10.37%) Open Source
12 30 (9.15%) TDD
13 29 (8.84%) Auto-Scaling
14 28 (8.54%) Network Design
15 26 (7.93%) Mentoring
16 25 (7.62%) OWASP
17 19 (5.79%) Ticket Management
18 18 (5.49%) Load Balancing
19 14 (4.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 185 (56.40%) Python
2 160 (48.78%) Ruby
3 154 (46.95%) Bash Shell
4 127 (38.72%) SQL
5 126 (38.41%) Shell Script
6 45 (13.72%) Java
7 39 (11.89%) Perl
7 39 (11.89%) PowerShell
8 24 (7.32%) PHP
9 13 (3.96%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.74%) C
11 7 (2.13%) C++
12 6 (1.83%) Go
13 4 (1.22%) C#
13 4 (1.22%) Groovy
14 3 (0.91%) Jython
14 3 (0.91%) Scala
15 2 (0.61%) C-shell
15 2 (0.61%) Haskell
15 2 (0.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 21 (6.40%) Degree
2 20 (6.10%) AWS Certification
3 14 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.52%) CCNA
5 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.22%) CCNP
6 4 (1.22%) CISSP
6 4 (1.22%) MCSE
7 3 (0.91%) CISM
7 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.91%) MCITP
8 2 (0.61%) CISA
8 2 (0.61%) LPIC
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CEH
9 1 (0.30%) GSEC
9 1 (0.30%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.30%) MCSD
9 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.11%) QA
2 25 (7.62%) SLA
3 9 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.91%) DICOM
4 3 (0.91%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 153 (46.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (38.11%) vSphere
3 120 (36.59%) XenServer
4 101 (30.79%) KVM
5 77 (23.48%) Hyper-V
6 49 (14.94%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (12.50%) Docker
8 35 (10.67%) VirtualBox
9 24 (7.32%) Active Directory
10 22 (6.71%) NFS
11 12 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (3.66%) SRDF
11 12 (3.66%) Varnish
12 11 (3.35%) XenApp
13 10 (3.05%) XenDesktop
14 9 (2.74%) iptables
14 9 (2.74%) QEMU
15 8 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (2.13%) vCloud
17 6 (1.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 225 (68.60%) Puppet
2 202 (61.59%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (39.33%) Ansible
4 106 (32.32%) Cobbler
5 95 (28.96%) Tivoli
6 46 (14.02%) Terraform
7 45 (13.72%) Nagios
8 16 (4.88%) Graphite
8 16 (4.88%) Salt
9 15 (4.57%) Packer
9 15 (4.57%) ZABBIX
10 12 (3.66%) logstash
11 11 (3.35%) Cacti
11 11 (3.35%) HAProxy
12 10 (3.05%) Kubernetes
13 9 (2.74%) CFEngine
14 7 (2.13%) Mesos
15 6 (1.83%) Kibana
15 6 (1.83%) ThinApp
16 5 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 161 (49.09%) VMware
2 145 (44.21%) Oracle
3 111 (33.84%) EnterpriseDB
4 86 (26.22%) Microsoft
5 72 (21.95%) Red Hat
6 61 (18.60%) Cisco
7 48 (14.63%) Juniper
8 32 (9.76%) Citrix
9 20 (6.10%) EMC
10 19 (5.79%) NetApp
11 15 (4.57%) IBM
12 13 (3.96%) Intel
13 12 (3.66%) Google
13 12 (3.66%) New Relic
13 12 (3.66%) Sybase
14 11 (3.35%) HP
15 7 (2.13%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.13%) F5
15 7 (2.13%) SaltStack
15 7 (2.13%) Symantec
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum UPTO £60,000 PLUS BENS
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago