The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 July 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 84 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% - 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% - 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £33,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
140 113 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.25% 10.33% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 129 99 78
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Xen
Wales

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Xen
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Xen Salary Trend in South Wales

Xen
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Cardiff - 8 £37,500 -
Xen
Wales

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Nessus
2 5 (62.50%) Nmap
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) Welsh Language
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Welsh Language
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Nmap
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
1 5 (62.50%) Nessus
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat