The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 17 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 181 156 141
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Xen 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.053% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.67% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £19,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.12% -44.28%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
409 300 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.80% 10.78% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 331 241 207
Average salary £36,250 £33,431 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
West Yorkshire

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Xen
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Xen Salary Trend in Leeds

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
6 3 (27.27%) Draytek
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) IIS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) SMTP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) IPsec
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VBScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (9.09%) Postfix
6 1 (9.09%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
4 3 (27.27%) Draytek
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Sage