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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 176 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.026% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 0.27% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +0.60%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
399 371 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.30% 9.74% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 316 318 268
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 4 March 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) iSCSI
2 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) MCSA
2 7 (87.50%) C

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) iSCSI
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 1 (12.50%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Servlets
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) User Stories
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Coaching
1 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Google