The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 182 175 167
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.080% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 0.93% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +4.93%
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
372 324 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.20% 8.65% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 300 283 255
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xen
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Xen Salary Trend in Manchester

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) FTP
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) Servlets
3 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (55.56%) nginx
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Google
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) German Language
3 5 (55.56%) Italian Language
3 5 (55.56%) Turkish Language
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Blog
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) FTP
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (55.56%) German Language
1 5 (55.56%) Italian Language
1 5 (55.56%) Turkish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Servlets
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) User Stories
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) HP