The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 123 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Xen 3 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.16% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 2.42% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 19
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
174 124 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.44% 6.64% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 118 82 123
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
North West

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £36,250 -
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
Xen
North West

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper