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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
UK
Rank 703 698 737
Rank change year-on-year -5 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 161 255 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 2.02% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 145 232 176
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,718 £31,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25%  

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 10189 12616 13550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.05% 12.20% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8503 10631 11231
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 158 £60,000 +20.00% 18
London +13 50 £65,000 +10.63% 6
Yorkshire +39 44 £57,500 +35.29% 3
West Yorkshire +42 35 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Leeds +29 35 £57,500 +35.29% 3
South East +64 26 £55,000 +37.50%
North West -8 17 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Manchester -18 17 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Berkshire +48 14 £62,500 +92.30%
South Yorkshire - 12 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 12 £57,500 -
East of England +16 11 £60,000 +39.53% 2
Slough - 11 £62,500 -
Kent +32 7 £47,500 +58.33%
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £80,000 +100.00%
Cambridge -1 6 £80,000 +92.77%
Brighton +2 4 £33,000 -20.00%
East Sussex +2 4 £33,000 -20.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +33 3 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Hertfordshire +15 3 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 3 £51,250 +13.88%
South West +2 3 £47,500 -32.14% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands +23 2 £45,000 +34.32%
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Worcester - 2 £45,000 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 320 (87.91%) Linux
2 225 (61.81%) Puppet
3 213 (58.52%) Python
4 194 (53.30%) DevOps
5 193 (53.02%) VMware
6 192 (52.75%) Opscode Chef
7 189 (51.92%) Oracle
8 187 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
9 183 (50.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 170 (46.70%) Windows
11 161 (44.23%) Ruby
12 159 (43.68%) Bash Shell
13 156 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
14 153 (42.03%) Continuous Integration
15 152 (41.76%) SQL
16 150 (41.21%) OpenStack
17 135 (37.09%) vSphere
18 129 (35.44%) Unix
19 128 (35.16%) Shell Script
19 128 (35.16%) Ansible
20 127 (34.89%) Firewall
21 125 (34.34%) CloudStack
21 125 (34.34%) XenServer
22 120 (32.97%) Scrum
23 119 (32.69%) KVM
24 118 (32.42%) DSDM
25 116 (31.87%) EnterpriseDB
26 114 (31.32%) Configuration Management
27 104 (28.57%) WebSphere
28 103 (28.30%) Jenkins

Xen
Top Related 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
1 150 (41.21%) OpenStack
2 125 (34.34%) CloudStack
3 104 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 87 (23.90%) Apache
5 58 (15.93%) JBoss
6 55 (15.11%) WebLogic
7 51 (14.01%) Tomcat
8 48 (13.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 46 (12.64%) IIS
10 38 (10.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 32 (8.79%) nginx
12 28 (7.69%) DataSynapse
13 20 (5.49%) MS Exchange
14 10 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (2.75%) lighttpd
15 9 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (1.92%) Skype for Business
18 6 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
19 5 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (7.69%) RMDS
2 3 (0.82%) Magento
2 3 (0.82%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 156 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
4 10 (2.75%) SoftLayer
5 9 (2.47%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.47%) IaaS
5 9 (2.47%) Office 365
6 7 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.92%) PaaS
7 6 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.65%) CloudFront
8 5 (1.37%) G Suite
8 5 (1.37%) SaaS
9 4 (1.10%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.82%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 127 (34.89%) Firewall
2 68 (18.68%) SAN
3 65 (17.86%) NAS
4 59 (16.21%) WAN
5 58 (15.93%) LAN
6 52 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 48 (13.19%) FCoE
7 48 (13.19%) Fibre Channel
7 48 (13.19%) HTTP
7 48 (13.19%) Multicast
7 48 (13.19%) TCP/IP
8 32 (8.79%) DNS
9 15 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (3.85%) VPN
11 13 (3.57%) Internet
12 11 (3.02%) SSL
13 10 (2.75%) BGP
14 9 (2.47%) Network Security
15 6 (1.65%) DHCP
15 6 (1.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.68%) MySQL
2 41 (11.26%) Hadoop
3 39 (10.71%) HBase
4 27 (7.42%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.02%) Redis
9 10 (2.75%) DB2
9 10 (2.75%) OLAP
9 10 (2.75%) OLTP
9 10 (2.75%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.47%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.82%) Big Data
15 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 103 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 82 (22.53%) Git (software)
3 61 (16.76%) TeamCity
4 47 (12.91%) Subversion
5 15 (4.12%) Vagrant
6 14 (3.85%) JIRA
7 11 (3.02%) JMeter
8 7 (1.92%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.37%) GoCD
10 4 (1.10%) GCC
10 4 (1.10%) Hudson
11 3 (0.82%) Ant
11 3 (0.82%) GitLab
11 3 (0.82%) JUnit
11 3 (0.82%) Maven
11 3 (0.82%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.82%) RSpec
11 3 (0.82%) Selenium
12 2 (0.55%) gulp
General
1 61 (16.76%) Finance
2 21 (5.77%) Banking
3 19 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.85%) Retail
5 10 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.65%) Games
7 3 (0.82%) Back Office
7 3 (0.82%) Billing
7 3 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 144 (39.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (15.93%) Architect
3 55 (15.11%) Platform Engineer
4 48 (13.19%) Infrastructure Architect
5 44 (12.09%) Linux Engineer
6 38 (10.44%) Administrator
6 38 (10.44%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 38 (10.44%) Technical Architect
6 38 (10.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 32 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (8.52%) Linux Administrator
9 28 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (6.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.59%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 23 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 21 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 19 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.66%) .NET
2 43 (11.81%) Middleware
3 35 (9.62%) LAMP
4 33 (9.07%) HTML
5 31 (8.52%) XML
6 28 (7.69%) Rendezvous
6 28 (7.69%) Ultra Messaging
6 28 (7.69%) XSLT
7 15 (4.12%) Web Services
8 10 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (2.47%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (1.37%) jQuery
10 5 (1.37%) Kafka
11 4 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (1.10%) libvirt
11 4 (1.10%) REST
11 4 (1.10%) Sensu
11 4 (1.10%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.20%) Replication
4 7 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.65%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.10%) Clustering
7 4 (1.10%) iPad
7 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 320 (87.91%) Linux
2 170 (46.70%) Windows
3 129 (35.44%) Unix
4 75 (20.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (14.29%) Solaris
6 49 (13.46%) Ubuntu
7 42 (11.54%) CentOS
8 40 (10.99%) Debian
9 34 (9.34%) Windows Server
10 22 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (2.20%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.10%) Android
14 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.55%) Fedora
16 2 (0.55%) VMS
17 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (53.30%) DevOps
2 187 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (42.03%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (32.97%) Scrum
5 118 (32.42%) DSDM
6 114 (31.32%) Configuration Management
7 85 (23.35%) RUP
8 73 (20.05%) Performance Tuning
9 67 (18.41%) ITIL
10 61 (16.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 48 (13.19%) Benchmarking
12 32 (8.79%) Load Balancing
13 30 (8.24%) OWASP
14 28 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.59%) Auto-Scaling
16 22 (6.04%) Open Source
17 21 (5.77%) High Availability
18 15 (4.12%) Presales
19 14 (3.85%) Build Automation
19 14 (3.85%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 213 (58.52%) Python
2 161 (44.23%) Ruby
3 159 (43.68%) Bash Shell
4 152 (41.76%) SQL
5 128 (35.16%) Shell Script
6 59 (16.21%) Java
7 48 (13.19%) Perl
8 39 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.04%) PHP
10 12 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.65%) C++
11 6 (1.65%) Go
12 5 (1.37%) C
13 3 (0.82%) C#
13 3 (0.82%) Jython
13 3 (0.82%) Scala
14 2 (0.55%) AWK
14 2 (0.55%) Clojure
14 2 (0.55%) Erlang
14 2 (0.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (6.32%) Degree
2 13 (3.57%) CCNA
2 13 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.30%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.20%) CEH
4 8 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (2.20%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.10%) CISSP
6 4 (1.10%) MCSE
6 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) CCNP
7 3 (0.82%) CCSA
7 3 (0.82%) CCSE
7 3 (0.82%) CISM
8 2 (0.55%) CISA
8 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) MCP
8 2 (0.55%) MCSA
8 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.75%) SLA
2 9 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.10%) QA
5 3 (0.82%) DICOM
5 3 (0.82%) HL7
6 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 183 (50.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (37.09%) vSphere
3 125 (34.34%) XenServer
4 119 (32.69%) KVM
5 89 (24.45%) Hyper-V
6 56 (15.38%) NFS
7 48 (13.19%) Oracle RAC
7 48 (13.19%) SRDF
8 39 (10.71%) Docker
9 30 (8.24%) QEMU
10 23 (6.32%) Active Directory
11 17 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (4.12%) Varnish
13 10 (2.75%) VirtualBox
14 8 (2.20%) XenApp
15 6 (1.65%) VMware ESX
15 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
16 5 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (1.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 225 (61.81%) Puppet
2 192 (52.75%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (35.16%) Ansible
4 101 (27.75%) Cobbler
5 89 (24.45%) Tivoli
6 46 (12.64%) Nagios
7 44 (12.09%) Salt
8 37 (10.16%) Terraform
9 24 (6.59%) Kubernetes
10 20 (5.49%) Mesos
10 20 (5.49%) ZABBIX
11 12 (3.30%) HAProxy
12 10 (2.75%) Graphite
13 8 (2.20%) SCCM
14 7 (1.92%) Packer
15 5 (1.37%) rkt
16 4 (1.10%) Cacti
16 4 (1.10%) Kibana
16 4 (1.10%) logstash
16 4 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 193 (53.02%) VMware
2 189 (51.92%) Oracle
3 116 (31.87%) EnterpriseDB
4 87 (23.90%) Red Hat
5 81 (22.25%) Cisco
6 78 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 55 (15.11%) NetApp
8 51 (14.01%) EMC
9 48 (13.19%) Intel
10 40 (10.99%) IBM
11 38 (10.44%) Sybase
12 28 (7.69%) TIBCO
13 27 (7.42%) SaltStack
14 24 (6.59%) Citrix
15 18 (4.95%) Juniper
16 11 (3.02%) Google
16 11 (3.02%) HP
17 9 (2.47%) New Relic
17 9 (2.47%) Rackspace
18 8 (2.20%) Sophos
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago