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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 66 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% 2.93% -
As % of the System Software category 6.42% 21.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 0
Average salary £30,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,247 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-3.02% +1.84%
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
109 61 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.97% 13.74% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 86 57 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Maven
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (55.56%) Telematics
4 5 (55.56%) Ganglia
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 5 (55.56%) Smartphone
4 5 (55.56%) nginx
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) SNMP
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) LDAP
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (88.89%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Telematics
1 5 (55.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) KVM
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) qmail
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ganglia
2 2 (22.22%) Pingdom
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) New Relic
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) VMware