The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 251 248 212
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Xen 4 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% 0.11% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 1.43% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 27
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,300 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £26,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
692 558 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.64% 7.57% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 539 438 626
Average salary £33,000 £36,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.96% +9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 3 £35,000 -
Manchester +1 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) HPUX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Lead Technical Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) HPUX
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Debian
6 1 (11.11%) Fedora
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Wyse
6 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
6 1 (11.11%) Acronis