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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 247 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.061% 0.084% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.85% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £36,750 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
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
660 702 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.05% 9.86% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 584 504
Average salary £37,500 £33,027 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 July 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 +2 3 £35,750 +10.00% 2
Cheshire - 1 £26,000 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Debian
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Alternative PHP Cache
1 1 (20.00%) Memcached
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Debian
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Ceph
3 1 (20.00%) GlusterFS
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Varnish
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) cPanel
1 1 (20.00%) Plesk
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago