The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 224 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Average salary £37,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.96% +2.48%
System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
632 420 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.31% 8.07% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 532 352 532
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Xen
England

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Xen
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Xen Salary Trend in the South West

Xen
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Xen Salary Histogram in the South West

Xen
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Somerset - 6 £35,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £72,500 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Python
3 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
4 12 (52.17%) Open Source
5 11 (47.83%) NFS
6 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) SAN
6 10 (43.48%) iSCSI
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 8 (34.78%) Identity Management
8 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
8 8 (34.78%) LDAP
8 8 (34.78%) Solaris
8 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (34.78%) LAMP
8 8 (34.78%) Samba
8 8 (34.78%) Bcfg2
8 8 (34.78%) GPFS
9 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
10 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
10 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
11 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 5 (21.74%) NAS

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
1 10 (43.48%) iSCSI
2 8 (34.78%) LDAP
2 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (30.43%) VLAN
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) NAS
6 4 (17.39%) IPv4
6 4 (17.39%) IPv6
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
7 3 (13.04%) Multicast
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
8 1 (4.35%) HTTP
8 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Specialist
1 8 (34.78%) IT Support
1 8 (34.78%) IT Support Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Open Source
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
3 8 (34.78%) Solaris
4 5 (21.74%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Debian
6 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Fedora
7 2 (8.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 8 (34.78%) Identity Management
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
1 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
2 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) CCA
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (47.83%) NFS
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Samba
4 8 (34.78%) GPFS
5 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (8.70%) vCloud
8 1 (4.35%) XenApp
8 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Bcfg2
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
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