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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 168 148 148
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 5 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 3.59% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,995 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.62% +19.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
322 223 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.90% 7.34% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 182 123 213
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 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
Glasgow -10 4 - -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) German Language
2 4 (80.00%) Italian Language
2 4 (80.00%) Turkish Language
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Blog
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Jetty
1 4 (80.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (80.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) FTP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) German Language
1 4 (80.00%) Italian Language
1 4 (80.00%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix