The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - - 132
Permanent jobs citing Xen 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.34%
As % of the System Software category - - 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,247 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-3.02% +1.84%
Xen
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
222 134 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.34% 8.44% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 171 96 146
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £34,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Xen
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Cheshire region.

Xen Salary Trend in Cheshire

Xen
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware