The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 251 249 238
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Xen 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 1.13% 0.52%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
689 706 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.25% 9.62% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 524 563 493
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Xen
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Xen Salary Trend in the North West

Xen
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 3 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Debian
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Memcached
1 1 (25.00%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Debian
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Ceph
2 1 (25.00%) GlusterFS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Plesk
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix