The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 71 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 6 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.80% 1.86% -
As % of the System Software category 4.62% 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Xen
South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
130 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.40% 10.20% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 113 50 60
Average salary £41,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,490 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Xen
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Xen Salary Trend in Sheffield

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) VLAN
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) JBoss
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) LDAP
3 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (58.33%) Hudson
3 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) TeamCity
3 7 (58.33%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (58.33%) qmail
4 6 (50.00%) .NET

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (58.33%) Apache
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) nginx
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) VLAN
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) LDAP
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Hudson
2 7 (58.33%) TeamCity
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Debian
3 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) qmail
2 5 (41.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nagios
1 5 (41.67%) Ganglia
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) JBoss
3 5 (41.67%) New Relic