The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 88 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 5 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.44% 1.29% -
As % of the System Software category 4.07% 8.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Xen
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 161 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.93% 14.83% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113 141 86
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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
Torfaen -3 5 £45,000 +2.27%
Xen
Wales

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
2 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Squid
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
1 3 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Welsh Language
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Squid
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Nmap
4 1 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) EMC