The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - 163 151
Permanent jobs citing Xen 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.064% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - 0.75% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
305 268 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.53% 8.60% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 208 155 179
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
UK

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) POSIX
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) KVM

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware