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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 159 158 166
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Xen 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.066% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.75% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £58,750 £56,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% +51.35%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -9.57%
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
222 268 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.44% 8.79% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 141 156 162
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Xen Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh +7 1 £70,000 +25.00%
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) New Relic
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VCP5
1 1 (20.00%) VCP6
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware