The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 187 188 165
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 1.54% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.61%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
418 325 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.34% 7.92% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 336 262 372
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 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 17 April 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) HPUX
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) HPUX
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) Fedora
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Wyse
5 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (16.67%) Acronis