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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 836 642 301
Rank change year-on-year -194 -341 +55
Permanent jobs citing Xen 32 16 3
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.041% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 3
10th Percentile £32,313 £59,250 -
25th Percentile £34,844 £66,250 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £71,250 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -47.37% +14.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £44,063 £73,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £83,125 -
UK median annual salary £90,000 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +35.00% +11.11%

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 WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,700 7,851 1,724
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.05% 19.28% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7,886 6,176 1,538
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -4.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Xen
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Xen trend for jobs with a WFH option

Xen
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Xen.

Xen salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Xen
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Xen over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Xen salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, Xen job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Xen.

1 32 (100.00%) Python
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
1 32 (100.00%) Bash
2 30 (93.75%) Ansible
2 30 (93.75%) MySQL
2 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 30 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (93.75%) AWS
3 29 (90.63%) Docker
3 29 (90.63%) Kubernetes
3 29 (90.63%) Azure
4 28 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (87.50%) KVM
4 28 (87.50%) Puppet
4 28 (87.50%) Elastic Stack
4 28 (87.50%) Grafana
4 28 (87.50%) Configuration Management
5 19 (59.38%) Terraform
5 19 (59.38%) GitLab
6 17 (53.13%) Datadog
6 17 (53.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (53.13%) DevOps
6 17 (53.13%) Microservices
6 17 (53.13%) GCP
6 17 (53.13%) Mobile First
6 17 (53.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (53.13%) Public Cloud
6 17 (53.13%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (53.13%) MongoDB
6 17 (53.13%) Splunk

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 17 (53.13%) Apache
1 17 (53.13%) nginx
2 11 (34.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 30 (93.75%) AWS
2 29 (90.63%) Azure
3 17 (53.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (53.13%) Datadog
3 17 (53.13%) GCP
4 16 (50.00%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) DNS
1 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (93.75%) MySQL
2 17 (53.13%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (53.13%) MariaDB
2 17 (53.13%) MongoDB
2 17 (53.13%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (34.38%) InfluxDB
4 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) GitLab
2 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (53.13%) Retail
2 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (34.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 11 (34.38%) Law
2 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Build Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Junior
4 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) LAMP
2 17 (53.13%) LAPP Stack
2 17 (53.13%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (34.38%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Public Cloud
2 11 (34.38%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (34.38%) Replication
2 11 (34.38%) Smartphone
2 11 (34.38%) Social Media
3 9 (28.13%) Cyberattack
4 3 (9.38%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Debian
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 17 (53.13%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (53.13%) CI/CD
2 17 (53.13%) Continuous Delivery
2 17 (53.13%) DevOps
2 17 (53.13%) DevSecOps
2 17 (53.13%) E-Commerce
2 17 (53.13%) Infrastructure as Code
2 17 (53.13%) Microservices
2 17 (53.13%) Mobile First
2 17 (53.13%) Proactive Monitoring
2 17 (53.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) TDD
2 17 (53.13%) Validation
3 13 (40.63%) Release Management
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) Containerisation
5 11 (34.38%) Agile
5 11 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (34.38%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Bash
1 32 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) Go
2 17 (53.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) PHP
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) QA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (90.63%) Docker
3 28 (87.50%) KVM
4 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (34.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 30 (93.75%) Ansible
2 29 (90.63%) Kubernetes
3 28 (87.50%) Grafana
3 28 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (87.50%) Puppet
4 19 (59.38%) Terraform
5 17 (53.13%) Nagios
5 17 (53.13%) ZABBIX
6 11 (34.38%) logstash
7 2 (6.25%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Splunk
3 11 (34.38%) Perforce