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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 183 183 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Xen 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.077% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.86% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
413 376 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.64% 9.25% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 287 303 300
Average salary £36,250 £33,027 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Plesk
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Memcached
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Memcached
1 1 (33.33%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Ceph
2 1 (33.33%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Plesk
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent