The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 162 162 152
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Xen 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.091% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 1.52% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Xen
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
255 330 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.71% 8.97% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 193 124
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,050 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Xen
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Xen Salary Trend in Scotland

Xen
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Scotland 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
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat