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

Xen Project
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 752 774
Rank change year-on-year +41 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 161 172 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 1.39% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 156 147 134
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 £32,500
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 11339 12341 13042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9621 10508 10784
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 £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +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 25 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 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
England +31 151 £57,500 +15.00% 20
London -9 60 £57,500 -11.53% 8
North West -20 35 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Yorkshire +25 34 £57,500 +35.29% 2
West Yorkshire +18 26 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Leeds +7 25 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Manchester -13 25 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Wigan - 11 £37,500 -
Warrington - 10 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire - 10 £37,500 - 3
City of London +29 8 £65,000 -3.70%
Sheffield -2 8 £57,500 +15.00%
South Yorkshire -5 8 £57,500 +15.00%
East Midlands +29 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
South West +3 6 £60,000 -11.11%
South East +47 5 £65,000 +73.33% 5
Derbyshire +12 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Derby +10 5 £35,000 -24.73%
Bristol -20 5 £60,000 -11.11%
East of England +4 4 £55,000 +18.91%
Berkshire +31 3 £52,500 +61.53%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £58,500 +26.48%
Cambridge -13 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 +21 1 £52,500 +61.53%

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 with a requirement for Xen.

1 306 (94.15%) Linux
2 223 (68.62%) Puppet
3 213 (65.54%) DevOps
4 204 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
6 183 (56.31%) Python
7 165 (50.77%) Continuous Integration
8 159 (48.92%) VMware
9 158 (48.62%) OpenStack
10 157 (48.31%) Ruby
11 152 (46.77%) Bash Shell
12 151 (46.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 143 (44.00%) Oracle
14 128 (39.38%) Unix
14 128 (39.38%) Ansible
15 127 (39.08%) Windows
15 127 (39.08%) Configuration Management
16 126 (38.77%) SQL
17 125 (38.46%) Shell Script
18 124 (38.15%) vSphere
19 119 (36.62%) XenServer
20 117 (36.00%) CloudStack
21 116 (35.69%) Scrum
22 112 (34.46%) DSDM
23 110 (33.85%) EnterpriseDB
24 109 (33.54%) Amazon AWS
25 105 (32.31%) Cobbler
26 103 (31.69%) KVM
27 100 (30.77%) Git (software)
28 95 (29.23%) 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
1 158 (48.62%) OpenStack
2 117 (36.00%) CloudStack
3 48 (14.77%) Apache
3 48 (14.77%) WebSphere
4 33 (10.15%) JBoss
5 32 (9.85%) WebLogic
6 30 (9.23%) nginx
7 27 (8.31%) Tomcat
8 19 (5.85%) IIS
9 14 (4.31%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (3.38%) MS Exchange
11 9 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (2.46%) Jetty
13 7 (2.15%) DataSynapse
13 7 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
16 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.92%) Confluence
17 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) RMDS
2 3 (0.92%) Magento
2 3 (0.92%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 109 (33.54%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.00%) IaaS
4 11 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.46%) Office 365
8 6 (1.85%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.85%) CloudFront
9 5 (1.54%) G Suite
9 5 (1.54%) SaaS
9 5 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (1.23%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.92%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (27.08%) Firewall
2 58 (17.85%) TCP/IP
3 37 (11.38%) DNS
4 24 (7.38%) SAN
4 24 (7.38%) WAN
5 23 (7.08%) LAN
5 23 (7.08%) NAS
6 22 (6.77%) HTTP
7 18 (5.54%) iSCSI
8 14 (4.31%) FCoE
8 14 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (4.31%) Multicast
9 11 (3.38%) Internet
10 10 (3.08%) Network Security
11 9 (2.77%) BGP
12 8 (2.46%) DHCP
12 8 (2.46%) SSL
12 8 (2.46%) VPN
13 7 (2.15%) MPLS
13 7 (2.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.62%) MySQL
2 25 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 16 (4.92%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.62%) HBase
5 12 (3.69%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (2.77%) MariaDB
7 8 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.46%) Redis
8 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.92%) Big Data
10 3 (0.92%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.62%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.62%) Riak
12 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 100 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 71 (21.85%) Jenkins
3 45 (13.85%) TeamCity
4 37 (11.38%) Subversion
5 30 (9.23%) NuGet
6 11 (3.38%) JMeter
6 11 (3.38%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.85%) JIRA
8 5 (1.54%) GoCD
8 5 (1.54%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.23%) GCC
10 3 (0.92%) JUnit
10 3 (0.92%) Maven
10 3 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.92%) RSpec
11 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.62%) GitLab
11 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (8.00%) Finance
2 11 (3.38%) Retail
3 10 (3.08%) Banking
4 8 (2.46%) Games
5 7 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.92%) Marketing
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (48.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 75 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
3 50 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (9.54%) Operations Engineer
6 25 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 23 (7.08%) Administrator
8 22 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (6.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
11 19 (5.85%) Network Engineer
12 18 (5.54%) Architect
13 17 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
13 17 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
14 16 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 15 (4.62%) Build and Release Engineer
15 15 (4.62%) Build Engineer
15 15 (4.62%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.23%) LAMP
2 34 (10.46%) .NET
3 15 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
4 14 (4.31%) XML
5 12 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (3.69%) Web Services
6 11 (3.38%) HTML
7 10 (3.08%) LAPP Stack
7 10 (3.08%) Middleware
8 9 (2.77%) Sensu
9 8 (2.46%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (2.15%) Rendezvous
10 7 (2.15%) Ultra Messaging
10 7 (2.15%) XSLT
11 6 (1.85%) HornetQ
11 6 (1.85%) JMX
12 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (1.23%) JSON
12 4 (1.23%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.15%) Clustering
3 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.85%) Replication
5 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.92%) iPad
7 3 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.92%) User Experience
8 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Social Media
8 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.31%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 306 (94.15%) Linux
2 128 (39.38%) Unix
3 127 (39.08%) Windows
4 62 (19.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (13.54%) Ubuntu
6 43 (13.23%) CentOS
7 36 (11.08%) Debian
8 28 (8.62%) Windows Server
9 15 (4.62%) Solaris
10 14 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.77%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.23%) CoreOS
14 4 (1.23%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.92%) Android
15 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.62%) Fedora
16 2 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (65.54%) DevOps
2 204 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (50.77%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (39.08%) Configuration Management
5 116 (35.69%) Scrum
6 112 (34.46%) DSDM
7 95 (29.23%) RUP
8 44 (13.54%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (11.69%) ITIL
12 34 (10.46%) Open Source
13 30 (9.23%) TDD
14 29 (8.92%) Auto-Scaling
15 28 (8.62%) Network Design
16 26 (8.00%) Mentoring
17 25 (7.69%) OWASP
18 19 (5.85%) Ticket Management
19 17 (5.23%) Load Balancing
20 14 (4.31%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 183 (56.31%) Python
2 157 (48.31%) Ruby
3 152 (46.77%) Bash Shell
4 126 (38.77%) SQL
5 125 (38.46%) Shell Script
6 45 (13.85%) Java
7 39 (12.00%) PowerShell
8 38 (11.69%) Perl
9 23 (7.08%) PHP
10 14 (4.31%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.77%) C
12 6 (1.85%) C++
13 5 (1.54%) Go
14 4 (1.23%) Groovy
15 3 (0.92%) C#
15 3 (0.92%) Jython
16 2 (0.62%) C-shell
16 2 (0.62%) Haskell
16 2 (0.62%) Scala
16 2 (0.62%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (6.15%) AWS Certification
1 20 (6.15%) Degree
2 14 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.54%) CCNA
5 4 (1.23%) CCNP
5 4 (1.23%) CISSP
5 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.92%) CISM
6 3 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.92%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) CISA
7 2 (0.62%) LPIC
7 2 (0.62%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) CEH
8 1 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.31%) GSEC
8 1 (0.31%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.23%) QA
2 25 (7.69%) SLA
3 8 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.92%) DICOM
5 3 (0.92%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 151 (46.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (38.15%) vSphere
3 119 (36.62%) XenServer
4 103 (31.69%) KVM
5 78 (24.00%) Hyper-V
6 48 (14.77%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (12.31%) Docker
8 34 (10.46%) VirtualBox
9 24 (7.38%) NFS
10 23 (7.08%) Active Directory
11 14 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (4.31%) SRDF
12 12 (3.69%) Varnish
13 10 (3.08%) XenApp
14 9 (2.77%) iptables
14 9 (2.77%) QEMU
14 9 (2.77%) XenDesktop
15 7 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (1.85%) Snort
16 6 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 223 (68.62%) Puppet
2 200 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (39.38%) Ansible
4 105 (32.31%) Cobbler
5 94 (28.92%) Tivoli
6 45 (13.85%) Terraform
7 44 (13.54%) Nagios
8 16 (4.92%) Graphite
9 15 (4.62%) Salt
10 14 (4.31%) Packer
10 14 (4.31%) ZABBIX
11 12 (3.69%) logstash
12 11 (3.38%) Cacti
12 11 (3.38%) HAProxy
13 9 (2.77%) CFEngine
13 9 (2.77%) Kubernetes
14 7 (2.15%) Mesos
15 6 (1.85%) Kibana
16 5 (1.54%) SCCM
16 5 (1.54%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 159 (48.92%) VMware
2 143 (44.00%) Oracle
3 110 (33.85%) EnterpriseDB
4 83 (25.54%) Microsoft
5 70 (21.54%) Red Hat
6 62 (19.08%) Cisco
7 47 (14.46%) Juniper
8 31 (9.54%) Citrix
9 20 (6.15%) EMC
9 20 (6.15%) NetApp
10 15 (4.62%) IBM
10 15 (4.62%) Intel
11 14 (4.31%) Sybase
12 11 (3.38%) Google
12 11 (3.38%) New Relic
13 10 (3.08%) HP
14 7 (2.15%) TIBCO
15 6 (1.85%) F5
15 6 (1.85%) Symantec
15 6 (1.85%) Veeam
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 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: 5 days ago
Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago