The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 237 239 214
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Xen 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.017% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.19% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £62,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
Xen
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
681 525 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 9.00% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 603 445 533
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 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
Wiltshire - 2 £62,500 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Netcool
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam