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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 254 245 239
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Xen 8 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.044% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.13% 0.52% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +4.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
706 574 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.55% 8.41% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 561 481 538
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 2014. 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 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
5 8 (61.54%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
7 5 (38.46%) Servlets
7 5 (38.46%) Java
7 5 (38.46%) .NET
7 5 (38.46%) J2EE
7 5 (38.46%) Apache
7 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) FTP
7 5 (38.46%) HTTP
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
7 5 (38.46%) German Language
7 5 (38.46%) Italian Language
7 5 (38.46%) Turkish Language
7 5 (38.46%) QA
7 5 (38.46%) Blog
7 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Google

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Jetty
2 5 (38.46%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (38.46%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) IPsec
3 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) German Language
1 5 (38.46%) Italian Language
1 5 (38.46%) Turkish Language
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Servlets
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (38.46%) User Stories
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
1 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) NFS
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) XenServer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Google
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 1 (7.69%) Symantec
8 1 (7.69%) Veritas
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (7.69%) CommVault
8 1 (7.69%) EMC