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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - - 131
Permanent jobs citing Xen 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.24%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
224 122 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.45% 7.82% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 167 90 160
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco